Month: February 2014

ACC Spring Football Dates

2014 ACC Spring Football Game Schedule
Atlantic Division Practice Begins Spring Game Time (ET) TV/Online
Boston College March 12, 2014 Sat., April 12
Clemson March 5, 2014 Sat., April 12 3:00 p.m. ESPNU
Florida State March 19, 2014 Sat., April 12 3:00 p.m. ESPN
Louisville March 18, 2014 Fri., April 11 7:30 p.m.
N.C. State March 4, 2014 Sat., April 12
Syracuse March 18, 2014 Sat., April 12
Wake Forest March 25, 2014 Sat., April 26
Coastal Division   Date Time (ET) TV/Online
Duke February 7, 2014 Sat., March 1 12:00 p.m. ESPN3
Georgia Tech March 24, 2014 Fri., April 18
Miami (FL) March 1, 2014 Sat., April 12 6:00 p.m.
North Carolina March 5, 2014 Sat., April 12 3:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh March 16, 2014 No game
Virginia March 1, 2014 Sat., April 12 1:00 p.m.
Virginia Tech March 27, 2014 Sat., April 26 2:00 p.m.
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Key NFL Off-Season Dates


March 8-11 Clubs are permitted to contact, and enter into contract negotiations with, the certified agents of players who will become Unrestricted Free Agents upon the expiration of their 2013 Player Contracts at 4 p.m. ET on March 11. However, a contract cannot be executed with a new club until 4 p.m. ET on March 11.
March 11 Prior to 4 p.m. ET, clubs must exercise options for 2014 on all players who have option clauses in their 2013 contracts
Prior to 4 p.m. ET, clubs must submit Qualifying Offers to their Restricted Free Agents with expiring contracts and to whom they desire to retain a Right of First Refusal/Compensation
Prior to 4 p.m. ET, clubs must submit a Minimum Salary Tender to retain exclusive negotiating rights to their players with expiring 2013 contracts and who have fewer than three Accrued Seasons of free agency credit
Top-51 Begins. All clubs must be under the 2014 Salary Cap prior to 4 p.m. ET
All 2013 player contracts will expire at 4 p.m. ET
2014 Free agency period, League Year begins (4 p.m. ET)
The first day of the 2014 League Year will end at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, on March 11. Clubs will receive a Personnel Notice that will include all transactions submitted to the league office during the period between 4 p.m. ET, and 11:59:59 p.m. ET, on March 11
Trading period begins (4 p.m. ET)
March 23-26 NFL annual meeting (Orlando, Fla.)
April 7 Clubs that hired a new Head Coach after the end of the 2013 regular season may begin offseason workout programs
April 21 Clubs with returning Head Coaches may begin offseason workout programs
May 2 Deadline for Restricted Free Agents to sign Offer Sheets
May 7 Deadline for Prior Club to exercise Right of First Refusal to Restricted Free Agents
May 8-10 2014 NFL Draft (New York)
May 19-21 NFL spring league meeting (Atlanta)
July-August Training camps begin
Aug. 2 2014 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony
Aug. 3 Hall of Fame Game: Buffalo at N.Y. Giants (Canton, Ohio), 8 p.m. ET


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2014 NCAA Tournament Schedule

Selection Sunday
March 16

First Round

March 18-19
UD Arena (Dayton, Ohio)

Second-Third Rounds

March 20, 22
First Niagara Center (Buffalo, N.Y.)
BMO Harris Bradley Center (Milwaukee)
Amway Center (Orlando, Fla.)
Veterans Memorial Arena (Spokane, Wash.)

March 21, 23

PNC Arena (Raleigh, N.C.)
AT&T Center (San Antonio)
Viejas Arena (San Diego)
Scottrade Center (St. Louis)

South Regional

March 27, 29
FedExForum (Memphis, Tenn.)

West Regional
March 27, 29
Honda Center (Anaheim, Calif.)

East Regional

March 28, 30
Madison Square Garden (New York)

Midwest Regional
March 28, 30
Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis)

National Semifinals

April 5
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)

Championship Game

April 7
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)

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NCAA Tournament Announcer Lineups

The first four teams will cover the Sweet Sixteen:

•Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony, Tracy Wolfson.

•Marv Albert, Steve Kerr, Craig Sager.

•Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce.

•Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller, Len Elmore, Rachel Nichols.

•Ian Eagle, Jim Spanarkel, Lewis Johnson.

•Brian Anderson, Dan Bonner, Kristine Leahy.

•Spero Dedes, Doug Gottlieb, Jaime Maggio.

•Andrew Catalon, Mike Gminski, Otis Livingston



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NFL Combine: Big 12

Justin Gilbert, CB Oklahoma State



Position Player Team
RB Lance Seastrunk Baylor
WR Tevin Reese Baylor
TE Jordan Najvar Baylor
OL Cyril Richardson Baylor
DB A.D. Dixon Baylor
DB Demetri Goodson Baylor
LB Jeremiah George Iowa State
OL Luke Lucas Kansas State
LS Marcus Heit Kansas State
RB Trey Millard Oklahoma
RB Damien Williams Oklahoma
WR Jalen Saunders Oklahoma
OL Gabe Ikard Oklahoma
DB Aaron Colvin Oklahoma
DB Justin Gilbert Oklahoma State
WR Josh Stewart Oklahoma State
DB Jason Verrett TCU
WR Mike Davis Texas
DE Jackson Jeffcoat Texas
DT Chris Whaley Texas
K Anthony Fera Texas
DT Kerry Hyder Texas Tech
DE William Clarke West Virginia
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NFL Combine: Pac 12

Position Player School
RB Ka’deem Carey Arizona
RB Marion Grice Arizona State
DT Will Sutton Arizona State
LB Carl Bradford Arizona State
TE Richard Rodgers California
DT Deandre Coleman California
LB Khairi Fortt California
WR Paul Richardson Colorado
RB De’Anthony Thomas Oregon
WR Josh Huff Oregon
TE Colt Lyerla Oregon
DE Taylor Hart Oregon
LB Boseko Lokombo Oregon
DB Terrence Mitchell Oregon
WR Brandin Cooks Oregon State
DE Scott Crichton Oregon State
DB Rashaad Reynolds Oregon State
RB Tyler Gaffney Stanford
RB Ryan Hewitt Stanford
OL Cameron Flemong Stanford
OL David Yankey Stanford
DE Josh Mauro Stanford
LB Trent Murphy Stanford
LB Shayne Skov Stanford
DB Ed Reynolds Stanford
WR Shaq Evans UCLA
OL Xavier Su’a-Filo UCLA
DE Cassius Marsh UCLA
LB Anthony Barr UCLA
LB Jordan Zumwalt UCLA
RB Silas Redd USC
WR Marqise Lee USC
TE Xavier Grimble USC
OL Marcus Martin USC
DE George Uko USC
LB Devon Kennard USC
DB Dion Bailey USC
DT Tenny Palepoi Utah
LB Trevor Reilly Utah
DB Keith McGill Utah
TE A.D. Denham Utah
TE Jake Murphy Utah
RB Bishop Sankey Washington
TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins Washington
DB Deone Bucannon Washington State
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NFL Combine: SEC


Position Player School
QB A.J. McCarron Alabama
WR Kevin Norwood Alabama
OL Cyrus Kouandijo Alabama
OL Anthony Steen Alabama
DE Jeoffrey Pagan Alabama
DE Ed Stinson Alabama
LB Adrian Hubbard Alabama
LB C.J. Mosley Alabama
DB Deion Belue Alabama
DB Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Alabama
DB Vinnie Sunseri Alabama
P Cody Mandell Alabama
OL Travis Swanson Arkansas
DE Chris Smith Arkansas
DT Robert Thomas Arkansas
P Zach Hocker Arkansas
RB Tre Mason Auburn
OL Greg Robinson Auburn
DE Dee Ford Auburn
DB Chris Davis Auburn
P Steven Clark Auburn
TE Trey Burton Florida
OL Jon Halapio Florida
OL Jonotthan Harrison Florida
DT Dominique Easley Florida
LB Ronald Powell Florida
DB Loucheiz Purifoy Florida
DB Marcus Roberson Florida
DB Jaylen Watkins Florida
QB Aaron Murray Georgia
TE Arthur Lynch Georgia
LB Avery Williamson Kentucky
QB Zach Mettenberger LSU
RB Alfred Blue LSU
RB J.C. Copeland LSU
RB Jeremy Hill LSU
WR Odell Beckham LSU
WR Jarvis Landry LSU
OL Trai Turner LSU
DT Ego Ferguson LSU
DT Anthony Johnson LSU
LB Lamin Barrow LSU
DB Craig Loston LSU
WR Donte Moncrief Mississippi
RB Ladarius Perkins Mississippi State
OL Gabriel Jackson Mississippi State
RB Henry Josey Missouri
WR Marcus Lucas Missouri
WR L’Damian Washington Missouri
OL Justin Britt Missouri
DE Kony Ealy Missouri
DE Michael Sam Missouri
DB E.J. Gaines Missouri
QB Connor Shaw South Carolina
WR Bruce Ellington South Carolina
DE Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina
DT Kelcy Quarles South Carolina
DB Victor Hampton South Carolina
DT Dan McCullers Tennessee
OL Zach Fulton Tennessee
OL Ja’Wuan James Tennessee
OL Antonio Richardson Tennessee
OL James Stone Tennessee
QB Johnny Manziel Texas A&M
WR Mike Evans Texas A&M
OL Jake Matthews Texas A&M
WR Christopher Boyd Vanderbilt
WR Jordan Matthews Vanderbilt
OL Wesley Johnson Vanderbilt
DB Dre Hal Vanderbilt
DB Kenny Ladler Vanderbilt
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2014 NFL Combine Schedule

NFL Combine Information

When: Feb. 22-25

Where: Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind.

TV: NFL Network (Begins at 8 a.m. CT each day)


Pre-Combine Schedule

Feb. 19-21: Exams, interviews, orientation and media


Workout Schedule

Feb. 22: Tight ends, offensive linemen, specialists

Feb. 23: Quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers

Feb. 24: Defensive linemen, linebackers

Feb. 25: Defensive backs


  • 40-yard dash
  • Bench press
  • Vertical jump
  • Broad jump
  • 3-cone drill
  • Shuttle run
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NFL Combine: ACC


Position Player School
RB Andre Williams Boston College
OL Matt Patchan Boston College
DE Kasim Edeball Boston College
DE Kaleb Ramsey Boston College
LB Kevin Pierre-Louis Boston College
QB Tajh Boyd Clemson
WR Martavis Bryant Clemson
WR Sammy Watkins Clemson
OL Brandon Thomas Clemson
DB Bashaud Breeland Clemson
DB Ross Cockrell Duke
RB Devonta Freeman Florida State
RB James Wilder Florida State
WR Kevin Benjamin Florida State
OL Bryan Stork Florida State
DE Timmy Jernigan Florida State
LB Christian Jones Florida State
LB Telvin Smith Florida State
DB Terrence Brooks Florida State
DB Lamarcus Joyner Florida State
LB Jeremiah Attaochu Georgia Tech
DB Jemea Thomas Georgia Tech
DB Dex McDougle Maryland
QB Stephen Morris Miami (FL)
WR Allen Hurns Miami (FL)
OL Seantrel Henderson Miami (FL)
OL Brandon Linder Miami (FL)
P Pat O’Donnell Miami (FL)
QB Bryn Renner North Carolina
TE Eric Ebron North Carolina
OL Russell Bodine North Carolina
OL James Hurst North Carolina
DE Kareem Martin North Carolina
DB Tre Boston North Carolina
DB Jabari Price North Carolina
DB Dontae Johnson North Carolina State
QB Tom Savage Pittsburgh
WR Devin Street Pittsburgh
DT Aaron Donald Pittsburgh
RB Jerome Smith Syracuse
DT Jay Bromley Syracuse
OL Morgan Moses Virginia
DT Brent Urban Virginia
QB Logan Thomas Virginia Tech
DE James Gayle Virginia Tech
DB Antone Exum Virginia Tech
DB Kyle Fuller Virginia Tech
WR Michael Campanaro Wake Forest
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NFL Combine: Big 10, AAC & Independent


Big 10
Position Player School
WR Cody Latimer Indiana
TE C.J. Fedorowicz Iowa
OL Conor Boffell Iowa
LB Anthony Hitchens Iowa
LB Chris Kirksey Iowa
LB James Morris Iowa
LB Jonathan Brown Illinois
WR Jeremy Gallon Michigan
OL Taylor Lewan Michigan
OL Michael Schofield Michigan
WR Bennie Fowler Michigan State
LB Max Bullough Michigan State
DB Darqueze Dennard Michigan State
DB Isaiah Lewis Michigan State
DT Ra’shede Hageman Minnesota
DB Brock Vereen Minnesota
WR Quincy Enunwa Nebraska
OL Spencer Long Nebraska
DB Stanley Jean-Baptiste Nebraska
WR Kain Colter Northwestern
RB Carlos Hyde Ohio State
WR Philly Brown Ohio State
OL Corey Linsley Ohio State
OL Jack Mewhort Ohio State
LB Ryan Shazier Ohio State
DB Bradley Roby Ohio State
WR Allen Robinson Penn State
OL John Urschel Penn State
DT Daquan Jones Penn State
DB Ricardo Allen Purdue
RB James White Wisconsin
WR Jared Abbrederis Wisconsin
TE Jake Pedersen Wisconsin
OL Ryan Groy Wisconsin
LB Chris Borland Wisconsin
DB Dez Southward Wisconsin
Position Player School
DT Shamar Stephen Connecticut
LB Yawin Smallwood Connecticut
P Richie Leone Houston
QB Teddy Bridgewater Louisville
WR Damian Copeland Louisville
DE Marcus Smith Louisville
LB Preston Brown Louisville
DB Calvin Pryor Louisville
P Tom Hornsey Memphis
DE Aaron Lynch South Florida
DE Tevin Mims South Florida
WR Brandon Coleman Rutgers
RB Storm Johnson UCF
QB Blake Bortles UCF
Position Player School
WR Cody Hoffman BYU
DE Eathyn Manumaleuna BYU
LB Uani’ Unga BYU
LB Kyle Van Noy BYU
DB Daniel Sorensen BYU
WR Austin Franklin New Mexico State
RB George Atkinson Notre Dame
WR T.J. Jones Notre Dame
TE Troy Niklas Notre Dame
OL Zack Martin Notre Dame
OL Chris Watt Notre Dame
DE Louis Nix Notre Dame
DE Stephon Tuitt Notre Dame
LB Prince Shembo Notre Dame
DB Bennett Jackson Notre Dame
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