Category Archive: Fan Rants

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10 Things You Should Know: Doug Marrone

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1. Doug Marrone played tackle for the Syracuse Orangemen from 1983-1985. He played under head coach Dick MacPherson, who left Syracuse in 1990 to coach the Patriots. 2. Doug Marrone was taken in the sixth round of the 1986 draft by the Los Angeles Raiders. 3. He later went on to play for the Dolphins …

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10 Things You Should Know: Cornelius Bennet

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  Cornelius Bennett played halfback for the Ensely High School Yellow Jackets. Bennett committed to the University of Alabama where he started as a freshman. Bennett was a 3x First Team All-American and a 2x Bowl Game MVP During his senior year Cornelius was named SEC Player of the Year & won the Lombardi Award. …

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10 Things You Should Know: Jerry Hughes

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  Jerry Hughes played running back for the Austin High School Bulldogs. As a senior Hughes racked up 1,500 yards of offense 22 TD’s. Jerry was recruited by Iowa State, Arizona State, North Texas and TCU. He ultimately decided to play at TCU. Upon arriving at TCU Hughes was handed number 98 and he began …

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10 Things You Should Know: Eric Wood

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  Eric Wood grew up in Cincinnati and played tight end, tackle and guard for the Elder High Panthers. The Panthers won two consecutive titles during his junior and senior seasons. The only two in school history. Although the school has produced 10 NFL players. Wood was recruited by Louisville after watching him on a …

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10 Things You Should Know: Nickell Robey

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  Nickell Robey played WR, DB, and retuned kicks at Frostproof Middle-Senior High School. During his senior year he tallied 1,376 total yards and 17 TD’s, he also racked up 70 tackles and 2 interceptions on defense. As a kid he looked up to his older cousin Alvin Harper who won two Super Bowls with …

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