June 19, 2015 |
G.J. KINNE wants to play in the NFL. He's not concerned about the job description. He doesn't care if he's a quarterback, wide receiver, running back or nose tackle. He just wants to play. Kinne has spent the better part of the last two seasons as a quarterback on the Eagles' practice squad. But even with an impressive 138.2 preseason passer rating the last two summers, he realized it would be next to impossible for him to make the Eagles' 53-man roster this summer strictly as a quarterback.
June 13, 2012 |
Arizona signed first-round draft pick Michael Floyd of Notre Dame to a five-year contract, the team said Monday. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound wide receiver was the 13th overall pick in the draft after setting school records in receptions (271), yards receiving (3,686) and touchdowns (37) in 43 games with the Irish. 'Cinco to Miami Chad Ochocinco signed with Miami just four days after being released by New England. The signing was reported on the wide receiver's website, OCNNReport.com, hours after he had a tryout with the Dolphins, who are thin at the position and dropping a lot of passes in offseason drills.
October 27, 2011 |
THE MICHIGAN-Ohio State rivalry is so huge and such a deep part of the fabric in that part of the Midwest that HBO made a documentary about it a few years ago, and a pretty good one at that. Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham, a first-round pick out of Michigan last year, played in three of those games and watched another as a freshman reserve. But now that he is in the NFL - and experiencing Eagles-Dallas week for the third time - how do the two rivalries compare? "It's like Michigan-Ohio State times 10," said Graham, a Detroit native.
August 31, 2012 |
In 2011, Episcopal Academy won its first league game in more than three years. Now, Todd Fairlie's squad returns a senior-heavy roster with a lot of experience and an optimistic and confident outlook. It all starts with senior quarterback Adam Strouss for the Churchmen. Strouss missed five games with an injury last season, but came on strong late. Other key players are senior running back and wide receiver Ian Strain, who has committed to play lacrosse for Lehigh, and big-play wide receiver Quinn Hager, a senior who has a knack for going up and coming down with the ball.
May 29, 2014
The Eagles signed second-round pick Jordan Matthews to a four-year contract Tuesday. The wide receiver from Vanderbilt is expected to be the Eagles' slot receiver this season, replacing Jason Avant. The only remaining unsigned rookie is first-round pick Marcus Smith. Matthews, 21, was the first receiver acquired by the team after DeSean Jackson was released. He is expected to fill an important role. Matthews is the Southeastern Conference's all-time leader in receiving yards (3,759)
January 30, 2013
Imhotep Charter's Eerin Young, whose development as a multipurpose standout began with the Oak Lane Wildcats, has landed a football scholarship. At the end of an official visit last weekend, the 5-foot-9, 175-pound senior committed to play for Rhode Island. "It was just the perfect fit," he said. "Coach [Joe] Trainer and the other coaches showed me a lot of love. " Young starred for Imhotep as a wide receiver and running back. Last season, while helping the 14-1 Panthers advance to the PIAA Class AA state semifinals, he rushed for 1,000-plus yards and scored 21 touchdowns.
August 19, 2008 |
Daryl Robinson, a former North Catholic star who was the highest profile local player recruited by third-year Temple football coach Al Golden, has left the Owls to attend West Hills Community College in Coalinga, Calif. Robinson, a 5-foot-9, 175-pound speedster, played running back and wide receiver in his only season at Temple while also helping out as a kick returner. Robinson was Temple's second-leading rusher with 347 yards and was fourth in total offense with 621 yards.
April 7, 2012
Saturday at 7 p.m., the Arena at Gwinnett Center, in Duluth, Ga Radio: ESPN (950-AM) Soul update: The Soul (2-1) are coming off a disappointing loss to Cleveland on Sunday. . . . Wide receiver Donovan Morgan has a fracture in his left wrist and will be out four to six weeks. Morgan leads the team with 23 receptions and eight touchdown catches. Emery Sammons will take his spot in the lineup. . . . Connor Hughes will be the team's kicker again this week as starter Phil Marfuggi continues to rehab a hamstring injury.
December 24, 2012
25 Red-zone efficiency percentage for the Eagles (1 for 4). The Redskins were 2 for 2 for 100 percent. 8 The longest rush of the day for Eagles running back LeSean McCoy. He ended with 45 yards on 13 carries. 77 McCoy also added 77 receiving yards with nine catches; he was targeted 11 times. 4 Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin became the eighth wide receiver in NFL history to record at least 55 catches and 750 yards in each of his first four seasons.
March 18, 2012
Sunday at 4 p.m. at New Orleans Arena TV/Radio: CSN; ESPN-AM 950 Coaches: Soul, Doug Plank; VooDoo, Chris O'Hanlon Last year: The Soul finished the season 6-12; the VooDoo were 3-15, the worst record in the league. Both teams were out of the AFL during the 2009 and 2010 seasons. Outlook The Soul feature league record-setter Derrick Ross and wide receiver Jeff Hughley, who ranked No. 3 in the Arena Football League last year in all-purpose yards (2,680)