Those of my vintage vaguely recall the last years of the 14 game schedule, and thus consider the current cluster of games the only real regular season. Our elders admonished us that the 16 game slate trivialized the deeds of their predecessors. And thus we admonish the new NFL brass that they risk the same..
Class act move by an NFL team. The Bengals signed Devin Steele to their practice squad after cutting him. Now his mind was not on the game of football. Minnesota head coach Tracy Claeys speaks during a news conference for the upcoming Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, in San Diego.MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The 10 Minnesota football players who were suspended this week following a fresh investigation into an alleged sexual assault at an off campus apartment in September will not play in the Holiday Bowl against Washington State.The same incident led to three game suspensions of four of the players earlier this season and now they are benched again along with six of their teammates.Ray Buford Sr., the father of defensive back Ray Buford Jr., said the new suspensions resulted from an investigation by the university’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action that was separate from earlier investigations into the alleged assault in the early hours of Sept. 3.
In the days since the Facebook post went online Sunday (Sept. 24), the restaurant has received thousands of messages and posts, emails, phone calls and even flower deliveries sent by people as far away as Alaska, said Ray Sutherlin, the PR representative. Several well wishers have even offered to donate money to the restaurant and its staff, he said, but those offers have been declined..
Riley considers linebacker the strongest position group on the defense; six players with starting experience man the three spots. Alexander and Michael Doctor on the outside and Jabral Johnson in the middle could be the best crew in the Pac 12. They backed by junior Caleb Saulo and sophomores Darrell Songy and Rommel Mageo..
Tuesday when two groups of students began fighting on campus as a carryover from weekend concerns. In turn resulting in other fights. However, students we spoke to say the feuds were between LaGrange and Lake Charles Boston transfer students.”It was like a riot,” said junior Tatiara Criner.”I feel it wasn LCB fault because I am a LCB transfer student and it not all LCB kids, it LaGrange kids too,” said senior Brittany Nash.”I mean I was talking with one of the girls who got in the fight today and she got jumped because she was from LCB,” said freshman Barrett McFarlain.”It really LCB against LaGrange,” said sophomore LaDaysha Porter.Porter transferred from LCB and says despite not fighting she was among 15 students suspended until next Tuesday.”We were all standing in the courtyard and a bunch of girls just came up to us and wanted to fight just because we were from another school,” said Porter.With approximately 180 of Lake Charles Boston student population transferring to LaGrange that more than half students say they not at all surprised it come to blows.”You can expect to put two schools together, two rivalry schools at that, and not expect some controversy,” said Criner.”I think it can be done.