Andre Jackson, a junior fullback and outside linebacker from Euclid High School, near Cleveland, was injured during a special teams play in Friday night's game, his coach said. "It was a pooch kick," Euclid coach Jeff Rotsky told WEWS. "There will never be a smile like Andre Jackson’s. No matter how much you asked him to do, he would do it for you.
Leave it to a Stanford alum to find and exploit an NFL rule that would begin a touchdown drive. Ty Montgomery made a 37-yard play for the Green Bay Packers not because of his athleticism, but because of this: On the kickoff, the Detroit Lions sprung the ball to the three-yard line. Montgomery stepped out of bounds and dove on top of the ball while his feet were out of bounds. The Lions were then penalized for kicking the ball out of bounds, and instead of starting on the 3-yard line, the Packers got the ball on the 40. Four players later, they'd score a touchdown.
Former Baylor chancellor and president Ken Starr defended former coach Art Briles during a keynote interview at the 2016 Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Saturday. During the one-hour interview with Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith, Starr said the media, mostly ESPN, did a “grave and grievous unfairness” to Briles during its reporting of the sexual assault scandal at Baylor. Former Baylor President Ken Starr believes the media painted Art Briles in a poor light.