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The NFL executive overseeing the league's Rookie Symposium knows there were critics who questioned why he would have Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones still speak at the event following his latest arrest.
Troy Vincent was unaffected.
Vincent easily could have pulled the plug on Jones addressing the league's 254-member draft class about the potential off-field pitfalls that pro athletes should avoid. But while some believe the NFL did the wrong thing by having a controversial figure warn his peers about getting into trouble when he is again charged with doing just that, Vincent said standing behind Jones sends a far more powerful and positive message.
"We didn't blink because it's still under investigation," said Vincent, referring to Jones' arrest June 10 for misdemeanor assault in Cincinnati. "We're not talking about something that's tragic. If it was, it's a different ball game. But this young man and me and our office have ...
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The 12th commitment of the 2014 recruiting class, The Gilman School (Baltimore) cornerback Troy Vincent Jr., came about a month after many thought it would, and FOXSportsNEXT takes a look at what it means.
Troy Vincent Jr., a top Class of 2014 defensive back, committed to Penn State Wednesday. He is the son of former NFL standout Troy Vincent Sr.
Bill O’Brien and the Penn State football team continue to put together great recruiting classes, despite the NCAA’s best efforts. Today, 4 star CB Troy Vincent Jr. committed to the Nittany Lions on Wednesday while at a barbecue on campus for recruits. Recruited by Larry Johnson and John Butler, the cornerback chose Penn State over…