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Finch adds versatility to Patriots' crowded RB corps

BY DAN BEGNOCHEDespite playing the same position, No. 29 for the New England Patriots looks much different this year than in 2013.Gone is the 250-pound bruising running back LeGarrette Blount; in is Roy Finch, a tailback nearly 100 pounds lighter and six inches shorter. But don't let his size fool you -- the Oklahoma product plans on getting actively involved in all facets of...
Via AFC East Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Running Back Roy Finch: I Can Play Any Explosive Position

The New England Patriots might need to show some creativity to find a role for undersized undrafted free-agent Roy Finch, but he could be worth it. Finch measured in at under 5-foot-6 1/2 at his Oklahoma pro day in March, weighing 177 pounds — though he’s listed at 5-foot-7, 167 pounds on the Patriots website — which is severely undersized for an NFL running back. Finch is...
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Keeping an eye on the undersized Patriots rookies

It started with Tony Gaiter. Then it moved on to Bam Childress. Over the years, waterbugs -- small, quick guys -- WHO I love to watch have come and gone through New England. This year I got a bumper crop to observe. Undrafted free agent Roy Finch from Oklahoma, seventh-round slot receiver Jeremy Gallon from Michigan and fourth-round pick James White, a running back from Wisconsin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Roy Finch impressive highlights, newest Patriots runningback

Don't let the music fool you, this wasn't created by a 15 year old in the early 2000s. This is the Patriots newest rookie running back, Roy Finch, whom the team signed as an undrafted free agent. As you can see above, Finch is quite the highlight machine. The former Sooner went undrafted due to some injury and work ethic concerns though. He worked for a time at slot receiver...
Via Patriots Life
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Finch, Caj Reynolds Among Patriots’ Undrafted Free-Agent Signings

The 2014 NFL draft is over, which means an even crazier time starts — the race to sign undrafted free agents. The Patriots already have signed some priority rookies who were not selected in the draft. We’ll keep a tab on them here. The Patriots signed Oklahoma running back Roy Finch, according to his agency KMM Sports. Michigan State defensive tackle Micajah Renolds tweeted he...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Finch's curious career coming to an end at Oklahoma

NORMAN, Okla. - Roy Finch smiled and answered questions about his past. He said he's not frustrated. Said he's not upset. Said nothing really bothers him anymore. The most-curious career of Roy Finch is coming to an end, and Finch will wrap up his time as running back on the Oklahoma football team as one of the greatest enigmas during the past half-decade. An ultra-quick...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Football: Bears run past Sooners

The No. 10 Oklahoma Sooners were in a rather surprising defensive battle with the No. 6 Baylor Bears in Waco, Texas during the first half of their 41-12 loss on Nov. 7. The score read 5-3 Sooners, no, this wasn’t the conference opener for college baseball, but rather 5-3 in a football game with the No. 1 team in the nation in points and yards per game in the Bears. Then the Sooners...
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Insight Bowl Post-Practice I: RB Roy Finch

TEMPE, Ariz. — Sooners Illustrated caught up with running back Roy Finch to get his impressions of the first practice in preparation for the Insight Bowl.
December 27, 2011  |  Discuss

Oklahoma looking thin at RB

Oklahoma running back Roy Finch called his departed teammates ''brothers.'' Running back Brennan Clay commented on how empty the locker room has gotten lately. Once the No. 1 team in the country, now the Sooners are just looking for someone to carry the ball against Iowa Dec. 30 at the Insight Bowl. Monday, coach Bob Stoops said freshman running back Brandon Williams...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2011  |  Discuss

Sooners RB Finch cited for ‘property molestation’

Yes, property molestation. According to Tulsa World, Oklahoma running back Roy Finch was cited earlier this month on the misdemeanor complaint filed by an unnamed friend of Finch’s.  The “property molestation” comes into play due to alleged damage Finch did to the friend’s computer. Finch signed the complaint, which was filed Dec. 8, and was…
Via College Football Talk
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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