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NFL Notes: UDFAs, La’el Collins, Bengals, Eagles, & Seahawks

UDFAs Adam Caplan passes along some news regarding undrafted free agent tryouts including: Alabama QB Blake Sims (Packers) Boise State QB Grant Hedrick (Broncos) Louisiana Tech LB Houston Bates (Texans) La’el Collins Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that former LSU OL La’El Collins won’t sign until Monday at the earliest. Bengals The Bengals will start fourth-round ...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Buccaneers, Jaguars, Jets, Raiders & Redskins

Draft Aaron Wilson reports that Memphis CB Bobby McCain had private meeting with the Buccaneers. Matt Miller reports that teams are talking to Louisiana Tech LB Houston Bates about playing fullback at the next level. According to Tony Pauline, Missouri DE Shane Ray will workout for the Titans on Monday and visit the Jaguars on Tuesday. Buccaneers The ... The post NFL Notes: Draft...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

La. Tech senior sums up his last game with the perfect quote

It's easy to overlook the bowl games stuffed into the schedule at odd times on random days around the holidays. As fans, we tend to gravitate to the "big" bowls with the big-name schools. When we do this, we forget how much the other bowls mean to the players involved. Take the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl between Louisiana Tech and Illinois, for instance. Probably not a game you...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

From Illinois to La Tech and facing Illini in bowl

DALLAS (AP) Houston Bates kept telling his Illinois teammates last year how much fun it would be to play in a bowl game. The Fighting Illini now get to find out what he meant, with Bates opposing them as one of Louisiana Tech's starting defensive ends in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. ''Playing with those guys was always a fun time, but playing against them, I really don't know how it...
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December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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