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  1. Davis: Barron drafted because of Graham

    Mike Triplett

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted safety Mark Barron specifically to help them defend New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, according to testimony from former Buccaneers assistant coach Butch Davis. ProFootballTalk unearthed that interesting n...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Top draftees since 1999, Nos. 6 through 10

    Pat McManamon

    Continuing the theme of draft rundowns, the next two days we will count down the Cleveland Browns' top draft picks since 1999 -- with Nos. 10 through 6 appearing today and the top five tomorrow (and a bonus Honorable Mention today!). On Monday, we wi...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  3. Many ways to handle players off the field

    Pat McManamon

    At the end of one of former coach Butch Davis' seasons with the Cleveland Browns, several of his players complained that they wanted Davis to loosen some of his rules. Primary among them was players wanted to be able to leave the team hotel on Sat...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  4. ACC's lunchtime links

    Matt Fortuna

    Great story. Boston College has made an effort to push Andre Williams nationally,'s Jack McCluskey writes. Count AthlonSports among the group that is looking forward to Clemson-Ohio State more than any other non-title-game bowl. ...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  5. Fire Greg Schiano? Not just yet

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- The evidence and a lot of Tampa Bay fans say coach Greg Schiano should be fired immediately. I say it's not that time. At least not yet. Yes, Sunday's 31-23 loss to the Atlanta Falcons was the same story it's been all season. Schiano...

    Blog | October 20, 2013
  6. First place does mean something

    Pat McManamon

    There's a three-way tie for the AFC North, and the Cleveland Browns are one of the three teams. No, it's not a misprint. For the first time since the team returned in 1999, the Browns have a winning record after five weeks, and are tied for fir...

    Blog | October 06, 2013
  7. Butch Davis' son to transfer from UNC

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina backup quarterback Drew Davis, the son of former head coach Butch Davis, has decided to transfer to Coffeyville Community College where he will begin practice this fall, the school announced on Wednesday. Davis joined the Tar Heels pri...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  8. Butch Davis' son leaves North Carolina Tar Heels for JUCO

    North Carolina has announced that the son of former Tar Heels football coach Butch Davis is transferring to a junior college.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  9. Karlos Dansby's versatility suits Cardinals

    Mike Sando

    Karlos Dansby's addition to the Arizona Cardinals provides insurance at inside linebacker while the team prepares to play without suspended starter Daryl Washington. The signing, announced by the team Friday, could signal other things as well. ...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  10. Mailbag: Oregon losing ground?

    Ted Miller

    Welcome to the mailbag. Click here to follow the Pac-12 blog on Twitter. And now, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Mailbag. Bishop from Eugene, Ore., writes: Let's assume that Marc Helfrich takes over as head coach, and the upcoming NCAA sanctions ...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  11. Want a head coach? Look to Miami

    Andrea Adelson

    The Miami football teams of the early 2000s churned out NFL prospects left and right, producing 20 first-round picks between 2001-04. Do you know what else Miami produced in the early part of that decade? Head coaches. The Miami coaching staffs of...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  12. Wake-up call: Happy New Year edition

    Jamison Hensley

    If there is a day when you really need a wake-up call, it's going to be after New Year's Eve. You can thank me later ... RAVENS: According to the Ravens, "a number of teams" have contacted Baltimore seeking permission to interview assistant genera...

    Blog | January 01, 2013
  13. ACC's lunchtime links

    Andrea Adelson

    Can Virginia Tech save the ACC from posting a losing record against the Big East this year? The Chick-Fil-A Bowl between Clemson and LSU starts in the trenches. Must read: Josh Snead showed character in Duke's loss to Cincinnati in the Belk Bow...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  14. NFC South afternoon update

    Pat Yasinskas

    The practice reports are coming in very fast from all around the division this Wednesday afternoon. So let's run quickly through a bunch of news and notes from all precincts. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS It appears as if cornerback Anthony Gaitor, who ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  15. Familiar names popping up in SEC searches

    Chris Low

    As one athletic director noted weeks ago, the three SEC schools still in the market for a head coach are swimming in a lot of the same waters as they try to put a wrap on their searches. Arkansas, Auburn and Tennessee could all have their new head...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  16. RTC: On Kareem Jackson's improvement

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage ... Houston Texans The Texans have moved to No. 1 in the power rankings of the Houston Chronicle's John McClain. Cornerback Kareem Jackson is easily the Texans' most improved player, says McClain. To which I say: His tr...

    Blog | November 14, 2012