THE RISE OF CARSON WENTZ

Rock Hoffman
Carson Wentz taking a snap for North Dakota State (North Dakota State University photo)

Even long shots make it sometimes and five years ago as he was graduating from Century High School in Bismarck, North Dakota as the class Valedictorian, Carson Wentz had to think he was a long shot to make it to the promised land that is the NFL let alone be selected as the second overall […]


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BIG BLUE HOPES THOMPSON IS A SAFETY STEAL IN THIRD ROUND

Michael Eisen
Darian Thompson 
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants added another contender to their already crowded safety position Friday night, when they selected Boise State safety Darian Thompson on the third round of the NFL Draft. Thompson, a 6-2, 210-pounder who was chosen 71st overall, had a Mountain West Conference record 19 career interceptions. He will compete for […]


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STERLING SHEPARD HAS BEEN ON GIANTS RADAR A LONG TIME

Michael Eisen
Sterling Shepard

  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Every successful collegiate football program has at least one player who the scouts notice even before they know his name. For the Giants, when visiting the University of Oklahoma, that player was Sterling Shepard. “You go to certain schools, there’s young guys like, ‘Man, who is that guy,’” said Marc […]


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SOUL BLOW PAST THE KISS ON THE ROAD, 56-33

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Dan Raudabaugh threw four touchdown passes in the Soul's win over the KISS. Photo by Contrastphotography.com

Soul WR Darius Reynolds led the team with 10 receptions for 134 yards and three touchdowns. WR Shaun Kauleinamoku added six receptions for 97 yards and three touchdowns. KISS WR and J. Lewis SmallPlaymaker of the Game, Donovan Morgan led his team with seven receptions for 106 yards and three touchdowns.


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PENN STATE’S ZETTEL AND LUCAS SELECTED ON THIRD DAY OF 2016 NFL DRAFT

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Zettel and Lucas picked in the sixth round of 2016 Draft; Penn State’s five picks are the most since 2010


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PENN STATE CB TREVOR WILLIAMS SIGNS WITH SAN DIEGO CHARGERS AS UNDRAFTED FREE AGENT

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CB Trevor Williams manages being tackled after an interception against Temple in 2015. 
Photo by: Michael Corsey @ Michael Corsey Photography

Williams is sixth member of the 2015 Penn State squad to be drafted or signed UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., April 30, 2016 – Penn State cornerback Trevor Williams (Baltimore, Md.) has signed a National Football League undrafted free agent contract with the San Diego Chargers. He is the first of several Nittany Lions expected to officially sign […]


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PENN STATE TE KYLE CARTER SIGNS WITH MINNESOTA VIKINGS AS UNDRAFTED FREE AGENT

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Carter is seventh member of the 2015 Penn State squad to be drafted or signed UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., May 2, 2016 – Penn State tight end Kyle Carter (Bear, Del.) has signed a National Football League undrafted free agent contract with the Minnesota Vikings. Carter is the seventh player of the 2015 Penn State squad to […]


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BIG APPLE GETS ANOTHER ELI

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Eli Apple Goes No. 10 to Giants

Former Eastern star gets a call from the Giants at No. 10 By AL THOMPSON Wire Sports Editor The Giants continued their effort to upgrade their defense on the opening night of the NFL Draft, when they selected Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple, who hails from Voorhees and was a standout two-way player for Eastern […]


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JOHNSON, HACKENBERG AND NASSIB SELECTED ON SECOND DAY OF THE NFL DRAFT

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Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg Photo by: Michael Corsey @ Michael Corsey Photography

Johnson (Tennessee) and Hackenberg (New York Jets) picked in second round; Nassib (Cleveland) selected in third round UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., April 29, 2016 – A trio of Penn State Nittany Lions were selected in the second night of the 2016 NFL Draft Friday night. The Tennessee Titans selected defensive tackle Austin Johnson (Galloway, N.J.) with the […]


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KYLE FRIEND BELIEVES HE IS READY FOR NFL

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Former Temple center Kyle  Friend has sought out  NFL specialists as well as training with the Owls strength and conditioning staff at Temple's Olson Hall. Photo by Al Thompson

BY ROCK HOFFMAN AND AL THOMPSON A college football player who wants to continue his career in the NFL would be elated to go any team and Temple offensive lineman Kyle Friend is no different. “Seventh round or free agency, that’s what I’ve heard,” Friend said when asked if he had an idea where he […]


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