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01/21/17 - Lorenzo JeromeSr/2017, Saint Francis (PA), 5-11, 205 (DS#6 FS)
San Jose State linebacker Isaiah Irving returned a fumble for a touchdown and the Nationals college all-star team beat the Americans 27-7 on Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. St. Francis' Lorenzo Jerome had two interceptions for the Americans and was named MVP of the game, which is a showcase for players who might be taken in the latter rounds of the NFL draft. The NFLPA said nearly 200 scouts attended. The game was played at a nearly empty StubHub Center, the 27,000-seat soccer stadium that is scheduled to be the future temporary home of the San Diego Chargers. The Nationals team, led by former Rams coach Mike Martz, took command on the first play of the second half when Irving scooped up a fumble and returned it 15 yards for a TD. Miles Bergner's 45-yard field goal made it 20-0 before another American turnover proved costly. Quarterback Ryan Higgins (Louisiana Tech) was picked off by Jamal Agnew (San Diego) to set up a 40-yard drive. Running back Taquan Mizzell (Virginia) scored from 6 yards out. Mizzel finished with 96 yards and a TD on 10 carries. - AP Sports

01/21/17 - Elijah McGuireSr/2017, Louisiana, 5-09, 212 (DS#18 RB)
Eli McGuire made the most of his opportunity at the East-West Shrine game. Hoping to improve his standing among NFL scouts evaluating potential help for their teams, the Louisiana-Lafayette star scored the only touchdown Saturday in the West's 10-3 victory before a crowd of 22,198 at Tropicana Field. The 5-foot-9, 205-pound running back broke an 18-yard run off right tackle, putting the West ahead for good early in the fourth quarter. San Diego State's Calvin Munson recovered a fumble inside the West 5 yard-line, and another East threat was stopped on downs in the final minute of the game's lowest scoring matchup since the East won 14-6 in 1992.

"I thought this week was going to be fun," said McGuire, who finished with 42 yards rushing on seven carries. "It was fun, but at the same time it was a grind. You only get a week together. You're learning a whole new playbook, so you've got to really focus in at practice." Idaho's Austin Rehkow kicked a 27-yard field goal in the opening quarter for the West, and North Carolina's Nick Weiler countered with a 21-yarder in the second quarter for the East. McGuire, who rushed for 1,127 yards and seven TDs for Louisiana-Lafayette this season, scooted through a hole of the right side of the East defense to score the game's only touchdown. Munson recovered a fumble by Michigan's De'Veon Smith on third-and-2 from the West 5 to thwart an East scoring opportunity set up by a muffed punt. - AP Sports

01/21/17 - Shane MorrisrSr/2018, Central Michigan, 6-2, 213 (DS#999 QB)
Ex-Michigan QB Morris going to Central Michigan...Former Michigan quarterback Shane Morris will finish his career with Central Michigan. Morris, who said earlier this month that he would transfer as a graduate, announced Saturday his decision to play for the Chippewas. The 6-foot-3, 213-pounder was the Wolverines' third-string quarterback last season, behind starter Wilton Speight and John O'Korn. Speight and O'Korn both will return for 2017. Morris went 47 of 92 for 434 yards and five interceptions during his career at Michigan. He made two starts for the Wolverines, both losses. He replaced an injured Devin Gardner against Kansas State in the 2013 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. His other start was against Minnesota in 2014, a loss that sparked a concussion controversy after the Wolverines let Morris to return to the game after he was hit on the head. - The Sports Xchange

01/19/17 - Luke Del RiorSo/2019, Florida, 6-1, 211 (DS#11 QB)
Florida QB Del Rio undergoes shoulder surgery...Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio underwent surgery on his non-throwing shoulder, coach Jim McElwain announced on Thursday. Del Rio will miss spring drills while recuperating from the procedure. Del Rio injured his left shoulder during a loss to Arkansas on Nov. 5 and missed the rest of the season. He also suffered a knee injury last season and compiled a 5-1 record as Florida's starter. He finished his sophomore campaign with 1,358 passing Florida quarterback Luke Del Rio underwent surgery on his non-throwing shoulder, coach Jim McElwain announced on Thursday. Del Rio will miss spring drills while recuperating from the procedure. Del Rio injured his left shoulder during a loss to Arkansas on Nov. 5 and missed the rest of the season. He also suffered a knee injury last season and compiled a 5-1 record as Florida's starter. He finished his sophomore campaign with 1,358 yards, eight touchdowns and eight interceptions. Del Rio is the son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio.yards, eight touchdown passes and eight interceptions. Del Rio is the son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio. - The Sports Xchange

01/19/17 - Jake BrowningSo/2019, Washington, 6-1, 209 (DS#7 QB)
Shoulder surgery sidelines Washington QB Browning...Washington quarterback Jake Browning underwent surgery on this throwing shoulder earlier this month, the Seattle Times reported. Browning will require about six weeks to of recovery time from the procedure on his right shoulder. Browning suffered the injury during a Nov. 19 game against Arizona State. The Huskies reportedly kept the ailment quiet as they didn't want opponents to know the shoulder was bothering Browning. Browning was highly ineffective in Washington's 24-7 loss to Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinals on Dec. 31. He was just 20-of-38 passing for 150 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. Browning concluded his sophomore season with 3,430 yards, second most in school history. He also tied the Pac-12 record with 43 touchdown passes and was intercepted just nine times. - The Sports Xchange

01/19/17 - Luke Del RiorSo/2019, Florida, 6-1, 211 (DS#11 QB)
QB Luke Del Rio underwent surgery on his non-throwing (left) shoulder, coach Jim McElwain announced on Thursday. Del Rio will miss spring drills while recuperating from the procedure. Del Rio is the son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio.

01/18/17 - Janarion GrantrSr/2018, Rutgers, 5-09, 176 (DS#19 WR)
Janarion Grant Returns for Fifth Year...Rutgers wide receiver and return specialist Janarion Grant will return for a fifth year in 2017. Grant sustained an injury against Iowa Sept. 24 and missed the remaining eight games of the season. “Fifth year, here I come! I'm excited about what I have been able to accomplish so far, but I look forward to getting out there and competing with my teammates again,” Grant said. “I thank coach Ash and the staff as well as my family for their support through this process. Let's make this season special. Go Knights!” Grant, who was in the midst of a record-breaking season in 2016, suffered an injury to his right leg in the second quarter against the Hawkeyes. In the first four games, he accounted for six total touchdowns, including a passing score. A three-time Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week, Grant scored both a kick and punt return touchdown in 2016. In 42 consecutive game appearances, Grant has amassed 270 rushing yards and 895 receiving. He is fourth all-time in the Rutgers record books with 4,251 all-purpose yards and first with 2,606 kickoff return yards. Grant is tied for first in NCAA FBS history with eight career combined kick return touchdowns (five kickoff, three punt). - Rutgers football

01/18/17 - *Deshaun WatsonJr/2017, Clemson, 6-2, 215 (DS#2 QB)
Clemson QB Watson passes on Senior Bowl...Quarterback Deshaun Watson, with a national championship trophy on his resume after leading Clemson to a thrilling win over Alabama, declined an invitation to play in the Senior Bowl. Watson announced last week that he would forgo his senior season at Clemson and enter the 2017 NFL Draft, and he now will let his MVP performance in the College Football Playoff title game to stand out to impress NFL teams. Watson completed 36 of 56 passes for 420 yards and three touchdowns while adding 43 yards and another score on the ground to account for 463 total yards in the 35-31 win over Alabama. Watson delivered the go-ahead score with one second remaining on a 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow, sealing Clemson's first national championship victory since 1981. Phil Savage, executive director of the Senior Bowl, confirmed the news about Watson's decision on Wednesday.

"I can confirm that @DeshaunWatson4 will not be participating in the 68th Annual #REESES @seniorbowl. Players begin arriving on Sunday," Savage wrote on Twitter. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound Watson is rated 14th overall and the second-ranked quarterback in the 2017 draft class behind only North Carolina's Mitch Trubisky, according to NFLDraftScout.com. The Cleveland Browns, who have No. 1 and No. 12 overall picks, will miss out on a chance to see Watson up close in practice. Browns head coach Hue Jackson and his staff will head to the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., on Sunday to work with the South team. The game will be played Jan. 28 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. - The Sports Xchange

01/16/17 - *Adoree JacksonJr/2017, Southern California, 5-11, 185 (DS#10 CB)
USC's all-everything athlete Adoree Jackson to enter 2017 NFL Draft...On the final day to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft as an underclassmen, USC cornerback Adoree Jackson added some star power to this spring's draft class. A superstar in football and track and field with Olympic-level athleticism, Jackson was a unanimous All-American in 2016 (USC's first since Marqise Lee in 2012) after a season of participating in all three phases of the game for the Trojans. Here at CBS Sports, Jackson was honored as a first team pick for cornerback and punt returner and second team selection as an all-purpose threat and kick returner. Jackson was a three-year starter and has showcased NFL-level ability from the moment he set foot on campus. This decision doesn't come as a shock to anyone around USC as the school announced the decision with a tribute to his many contributions to the program. - Chip Patterson, CBSSports.com

01/16/17 - Matt McKoySr/2017, Saginaw Valley State, 6-1, 200 (DS#55 SS)
2016 AFCA NATIONAL DIVISION II SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (COACHES): DB Matt McKoy, 6-2 212, Sr., Saginaw Valley St., (Mich.), Jim Collins, Canton, Mich. (Canton),...McKoy rounded-out his SVSU career by leading the league with five interceptions, taking one back for a touchdown. He also forced two fumbles, recovering another and taking that back for a score. He totaled 76 tackles from the defensive backfield, averaging 8.4 per contest despite playing just one series in the ninth game and missing the 10th and final contest. He is the first Cardinal to earn all-america honors since 2013, when former teammate Jeff Janis was named to the AFCA All-America First Team. - Saginaw Valley State Football

01/16/17 - Dante BlackmonrSr/2017, Kennesaw State, 5-10, 181 (DS#92 CB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): DB - Dante Blackmon, R-Sr., Kennesaw State,...Career-high three-INT game against Duquesne, becoming the 10th player in Big South history to record three INTs in a game...Named Big South and National Defensive Player of the Week for his effort versus Duquesne..His six INTs this season were second-most nationally and led the Big South...Returned one of his interceptions for a touchdown...Logged seven pass breakups and also recovered a fumble and blocked a kick. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Raheem WilsonSr/2017, Southeastern Oklahoma State, 5-10, 185 (DS#85 CB)
2016 AFCA NATIONAL DIVISION II SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (COACHES): DB Raheem Wilson, 5-11 185, Sr., Southeastern Oklahoma, Bo Atterberry, DeSoto, Texas (DeSoto),...The senior corner back from DeSoto, Texas, was a first team All-GAC honoree. He finished the season with 47 tackles and led the country in passes defended with 24 which included a GAC-best five interceptions and 19 pass breakups. He enters SE's record book for career interceptions and passes defended while matching that mark at the conference level with a total of 18 interceptions. - Southeastern Oklahoma Football

01/16/17 - C.J. BroussardSr/2017, Azusa Pacific, 6-0, 198 (DS#999 CB)
2016 AFCA NATIONAL DIVISION II SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (COACHES): DB C.J. Broussard, 6-0 198, Sr., Azusa Pacific (Calif.), Victor Santa Cruz, Clovis, Calif. (Clovis),...Broussard led the league in interceptions with five and passes defended with 11, and he was Azusa Pacific's third-leading tackler with 74. He helped anchor a Cougar defense which ranked among the top-ten Division II programs in several categories. Azusa Pacific ranked second nationally in red zone defense, third in turnover margin (plus-20) and sacks (4.17 per game), and fourth in interceptions (23). The Cougars had the nation's sixth-best scoring defense, surrendering 16.0 points per game. - Azusa Pacific Football

01/16/17 - Kyle KitchensJr/2018, Catawba, 6-1, 205 (DS#999 OLB)
2016 AFCA NATIONAL DIVISION II SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (COACHES): LB Kyle Kitchens, 6-2 205, Jr., Catawba (N.C.), Curtis Walker, Decatur, Ga. (Decatur),...Kitchens led Catawba and the South Atlantic Conference with eight and a half sacks. That total ranked 33rd in NCAA II. He totaled 16 stops for losses among his 49 tackles and was credited with 15 quarterback pressures. Kitchens caused two fumbles, recovered one and broke up three passes. - Catawba Football

01/16/17 - Desmond JohnsonrFr/2020, Kennesaw State, 6-1, 230 (DS#999 OLB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): DL - Desmond Johnson, R-Fr., Kennesaw State,...Tied for second in the Big South with six sacks, and was ranked eighth in TFL (9.5)...Named Big South Defensive Player of the Week and National Defensive Player of the Week after recording career-high nine tackles and returning a fumble for TD in win at Monmouth...Key part of rush defense that led Big South (130.3 ypg allowed). - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Tonarius PortressrJr/2018, Kennesaw State, 5-11, 239 (DS#999 OLB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): DL - Tonarius Portress, Jr., Kennesaw State,...Ranked second in the Big South with a career-high 13.0 tackles for a loss...Recovered one fumble and forced two others...One of nine players in the conference with multiple forced fumbles...Recorded a career-best 10 tackles in win at Duquesne. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Malik LetatauSr/2017, Kennesaw State, 6-1, 292 (DS#999 C)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): OL - Malik Letatau, Sr., Kennesaw State,...Started all but one game at center...Key part of team that led the Big South and among top five nationally in scoring, rushing and total offense...Preseason All-Big South pick. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Justin SumpterrSo/2019, Kennesaw State, 6-2, 217 (DS#110 WR)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): WR - Justin Sumpter, R-Soph., Kennesaw State,...Led the Owls with 31 receptions for 538 yards and eight touchdowns...His eight TDs led all Big South wide receivers...Totaled a career-high 187 yards on eight catches and two scores at Duquesne...Hauled in at least one touchdown in six of his eight games played in. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Chaston BennettSr/2017, Kennesaw State, 5-09, 162 (DS#999 RB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST TEAM (COACHES): RB - Chaston Bennett, Sr., Kennesaw State,...Tied Big South record for most consecutive multi-TD games with six...Set Big South single-season record for most TD receptions by a RB with five...Scored 13 of his 14 TDs and averaged 161.7 all-purpose yards over the last seven games...Tied for Big South lead in TDs (14). - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Jordan HerdmanrSr/2017, Simon Fraser, 6-1, 235 (DS#999 ILB)
2016 AFCA NATIONAL DIVISION II SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN (COACHES): LB Jordan Herdman, 6-2 235, R-Sr., Simon Fraser (B.C.), Kelly Bates, Winnipeg, Man. (Sturgeon Heights Collegiate),...Also nominated for the Cliff Harris award as the best defensive player in DII Football, the 6-2, 235-lb Herdman re-wrote the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) record books in 2016, claiming the all-time marks in in tackles (428) and assisted tackles (223). Finishing with a conference-leading 113 total tackles (56 solo, 57 assisted), Herdman fell three solo tackles shy of equalling the GNAC career record of 208, set by Central Washington's Blake Walker from 2001-2004. Herdman, who was named to the Don Hansen All-American team following his spectacular 2015 season, is the Clan's first AFCA All-American nod since 1990, when standout wide receiver Nick Mazzoli was dubbed with the honour. - Simon Fraser Football

01/16/17 - Derrick FarrowSr/2017, Kennesaw State, 6-1, 205 (DS#999 SS)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): DB - Derrick Farrow, Sr., Kennesaw State,...Ranked fourth on the team with 47 tackles...Totaled eight tackles in the season opener against ETSU, a season high...Started 11 games. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Izzy SamrJr/2018, Kennesaw State, 5-10, 221 (DS#999 ILB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB - Izzy Sam, R-Jr., Kennesaw State,...Was second on the team with 65 tackles...Key part of rush defense that led Big South (130.3 ypg allowed)...Started all 11 games. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Anthony Gore Jr.rSo/2019, Kennesaw State, 5-11, 214 (DS#999 OLB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): LB - Anthony Gore Jr., R-Soph., Kennesaw State,...Led the team and ranked ninth in Big South with a program-record 70 this season...His 11.0 tackles for loss were second-most on the team and fifth-most in Big South...Totaled two games with double-digit tackles, recording a career-high 12 tackles at Gardner-Webb and 10 more versus Presbyterian. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Zach MitchlerrSo/2019, Kennesaw State, 6-2, 245 (DS#999 OG)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): OL - Zach Mitchler, R-Soph., Kennesaw State,...Started all 11 games at right tackle...Key part of team that led the Big South and among top five nationally in scoring, rushing and total offense. - Kennesaw State Football

01/16/17 - Chandler BurksrSo/2019, Kennesaw State, 5-10, 189 (DS#999 RB)
2016 ALL-BIG SOUTH CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM (COACHES): QB - Chandler Burks, R-Soph., Kennesaw State,...Accounted for 36 percent of the Owls' touchdowns with a Big South-leading 22 (13 passing, nine rushing)...Owned a school-record streak of 76 consecutive passes without an interception late this season...Became the first Big South QB with consecutive games of three rushing TDs. each. - Kennesaw State Football

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