He’s extraordinarily dedicated to doing everything he can to be right.”He’s playing ball, playing baseball, and I don’t think there’s anything wrong with that at all. The focus that it takes to play at this level, whether it’s baseball or basketball or football, to compete at that level and the mentality you have to be at, I think it’s only enriching, so I’ve got no problem with that.”While Wilson has no designs on becoming a next generation Bo Jackson or Deion Sanders, he is still doing what can be done to improve himself as an athlete, and Carroll volunteered some advice while speaking to the media.”So far, he’s not doing a great job with the pitches going away from him,” Carroll said. “We’re hoping he’s going to start putting the ball into right field a little bit more and going with the pitch, but aside from that, the curveball is still giving him problems like it always did back in the day, so we’ll see what happens.”A four time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Seahawks, Wilson has completed 1,815 of his 2,834 career attempts (64 percent) for 22,176 yards and 161 touchdowns against 56 interceptions.
My pick was based on the expectation that Northeast Ohio’s own Brian Hoyer would play well as quarterback of the Texans. Instead, Hoyer turned in one of the worst QB performances in postseason history (15 of 34 for 136 yards, four interceptions, 15.9 passer rating, 1.7 Total QBR). And get this: It could have been uglier..
By Theresa Schmidt bio emailLAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) Two women facing first degree murder charges in the killing of Brian Davis were to appear in court on Friday. But prior to court, prosecutors and defense attorneys reached a compromise of sorts and Judge David Ritchie set bond and conditions of release.The July murder of Brian Davis seems to have all the makings of a John Grisham novel. Prosecutors and defense attorneys agree it an unusual and complex case.
NUMBERS GAME: Alabama has won its last 65 games with unranked foes heading into Saturday’s home opener with Fresno State. Alabama’s last loss to an unranked opponent came against Auburn in 2007. Kentucky’s victory over Southern Mississippi last week was the 600th win in program history.
“The academic success of our student athletes is something we’re always working on, something that is part of the every day conversation,” Toledo athletic director Pete Liske said. “We don’t wait for the NCAA numbers to come out that’s too late. We need to know where our athletes are academically all the time and make sure they are on course to graduate.”.