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  1. Marcus Cannon just thankful to get drafted

    Richard Durrett

    TCU offensive tackle Marcus Cannon, drafted in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL draft on Saturday, isn't taking anything for granted these days. Cannon remembers glancing at some mock drafts just a few weeks ago and seeing his name near the end of ...

    Blog | April 30, 2011
  2. Baylor OT: From ice and fire to football

    Richard Durrett

    IRVING, Texas - It was life around fire and ice that led Danny Watkins on an unlikely journey to a football field and eventually to Waco, Texas, to play for Baylor. The 25-year-old went from a hockey player, to a fireman and then to a football fie...

    Blog | July 26, 2010
  3. Ex-SMU AD Copeland passes away

    Richard Durrett

    Former SMU athletic director Jim Copeland died Friday night from cancer. He was 65 and died at his home in Charlottesville, Virginia. Copeland, who played football and was later athletic director at Virginia, becamse the SMU AD after serving in th...

    Blog | June 05, 2010
  4. SMU announces 2010 Hall of Fame Class

    Richard Durrett

    SMU announced its 2010 Athletics Hall of Fame class on Tuesday. The class includes Kajsa Bergqvist, Raymond Berry, Michael Carter, Jerry Heidenreich and Jon Koncak. All five will be honored at a dinner and ceremony on May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Hilton An...

    Blog | March 02, 2010
  5. Four Frogs headed to NFL combine

    Richard Durrett

    Four TCU players -- deep snapper Clint Gresham, defensive end Jerry Hughes, offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse and linebacker Daryl Washington -- will attend the NFL combine Feb. 24 - March 2 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Gresham, from Cor...

    Blog | January 09, 2010
  6. UT's Earl Thomas headed to NFL

    Richard Durrett

    Redshirt sophomore safety Earl Thomas, a consensus first-team All-American, has decided to enter the NFL Draft. "I want to thank Coach Brown, Coach Muschamp, Coach Akina and everyone at Texas," Thomas said in a release sent out by the school on Fr...

    Blog | January 09, 2010
  7. OU's Franks headed to NFL

    Richard Durrett

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops announced Tuesday that cornerback Dominique Franks was going to skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. "We wish Dom all the best and I hope at some point that he'll also be back to complete his degree," said Stoo...

    Blog | January 06, 2010
  8. Fiesta talk: TCU's Jerry Hughes

    Richard Durrett

    TCU defensive end Jerry Hughes talked to the media on Thursday. Hughes, you'll note, isn't sure whether to expect a high-scoring or low-scoring game. Here's what he had to say: "It always been a dream of mine to play in the NFL. I'm v...

    Blog | January 01, 2010
  9. Predictions: Thanksgiving football picks

    Richard Durrett

    OK, we'll get to the weekend games on Friday as usual. But since we've got a big college football game today, let's talk turkey and make some predictions. And just because it is Thanksgiving, we'll throw the NFL games in the mix too. Texas at Texa...

    Blog | November 26, 2009
  10. Leach doubts Belichick regrets going for it

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Tech coach Mike Leach was asked about Patriots coach Bill Belichick's decision to go for it on fourth-and-2 from the New England 28-yard line. The Patriots were six points ahead with just over two minutes left in the game. The Patriots ended up...

    Blog | Conversation | November 16, 2009
  11. Stoops talks to NFL GMs to help Bradford

    Richard Durrett

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said during Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference that he helped gather some information for quarterback Sam Bradford, who has opted for surgery to repair his injured right shoulder and will enter the NFL draft. Stoops said...

    Blog | Conversation | October 26, 2009
  12. Should Sam Bradford play again this season?

    Richard Durrett's Joe Schad is reporting that an MRI revealed no new injury, but that Bradford aggravated the old one (shoulder sprain). So if you're Sam Bradford, do you come back and play? He's a competitor and for his teammates, he'll want to be on ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2009