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James Conner: ACC Player of the Year

It was just announced that Conner has won the ACC Offensive Player of the Year Award. Conner beat Jameis Winston 16-13. Naturally, he’s also the Offensive Player of the Year as well. Conner had a historic season in 2014 which included breaking Tony Dorsett’s record for rushing touchdowns in a season. Not bad for a guy who was initially recruited as a DE.
Via Pitt Blather
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Morning Quarterbacking, Vol 11

(This is a weekly series of articles entitled “Monday Morning Quarterback”.   I will try to post them two days after the football games are played so as to have our wilder emotions under control by then.  It will be my take on the positives and the negatives we saw happen and a chance for commenters to agree or disagree and to add their own thoughts.) POSITIVES 1.  Any...
Via Pitt Blather
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

On a Positive Note: Fun With Stats Again!!

One of the great things about college football is having friends who also follow it and then debating with them the different points of view about our favorite football program.  We do that like crazy here on the Blather so as a switch from all the negative things we fans have been dealing with when it comes to the program lately let’s sit back and take a look at some past and...
Via Pitt Blather
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

James Conner Has Some Focus

It’s been quite a week for James Conner and media attention. But he is trying to ignore it. After Conner rushed for 177 yards against Florida International, he broke another Tony Dorsett record, this time for most yards by a Pitt back in the first three games. Conner trumpeted the achievement, placing a photo on Instagram. It didn’t take long for his phone to ring. It was Aaron...
Via Pitt Blather
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Craziest moments in NFL history: Tony Dorsett's 99-yard touchdown run

We're having difficulty containing our excitement for the start of the NFL season. In an effort to cope with that delirium, each day from today until the Sept. 4 kickoff, the Buzzer will post about one crazy moment in NFL history. "Crazy" is subjective, so what does that mean here? In this series we won't be highlighting the most outstanding plays or statistical feats -- but those...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Smith is starring in a film about NFL’s concussion problem

Will Smith is ready to tackle the NFL’s concussion problem as he is in talks to star in the untitled drama based on the GQ article “Game Brain” for Scott Free and Sony. Peter Landesman (“Parkland”) is on board to write and direct. According to Variety.com, Smith will be the doctor who finds out about […] The post Will Smith is starring in a film about NFL’s concussion...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Determined to Deny the Concussion Problem

Photo: Mel Evans – Associated Press “It’s painful, man, for my daughters to say they’re scared of me…it’s painful.” Suffering the effects of a thousand hits and crunches in his NFL career, Hall of Fame running back  Tony Dorsett is beset with memory loss, suicidal thoughts and bouts of rage. His family, he says, is often terrified of him. Dorsett is merely one of many...
Via From the Perimeter
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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