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Where Are They Now? Ronald McKinnon

Never in the history of Division II college football had a defensive player won the Harlon Hill Trophy before linebacker Ronald McKinnon won the equivalent of Division II’s Heisman in 1995. No defensive player has won it since. In four years at the University of North Alabama, McKinnon recorded 621 tackles and led his team to three straight national championships. The Gulf South...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Had Ron Jaworski Explain DeSean Jackson’s “Gang Affiliations” (Video)

This is the one time ESPN should have called on me. In the video courtesy ESPN, Ron Jaworski and Teddy Bruschi were thrown to the lions as ESPN chose these two to explain gang ties and how they work first. Antonio Pierce is from Compton, and should have been the first and only one on that panel in my opinion. Pierce explained having to cut guys lose and cut the negative baggage...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Had Ron Jaworski Explain DeSean’s “Gang Affiliations” (Video)

This is the one time ESPN should have called on me. In the video courtesy ESPN, Ron Jaworski and Teddy Bruschi were thrown to the lions as ESPN chose these two to explain gang ties and how they work first. Antonio Pierce is from Compton, and should have been the first and only one on that panel in my opinion. Pierce explained having to cut guys lose and cut the negative baggage...
Via BlackSportsOnline
19 days ago  |  Discuss

If you've pleaded guilty to animal neglect, CA's Long Beach Polytechnic HS might be interested in hiring you

You may have seen on the various scrolls this weekend that California’s Long Beach Polytechnic High School has hired Antonio Pierce as their football program's head coach. Phil Mushnick sums up:Apparently, like ESPN, the school doesn’t much care Pierce ducked the cops after teammate Plaxico Burress shot himself in Pierce’s late-night company. Nor did it care Pierce pled...
Via Bob's Blitz
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Ward, T.J. Houshmanzadeh joining Antonio Pierce’s coaching staff

We reported a couple of days ago that former Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce is new head coach of the Long Beach Poly High School football team. Former NFL players T.J. Houshmanzadeh and Derrick Ward are joining him. Former NFLers Derrick Ward and TJ Houshmandzadeh will be on Antonio Pierce's coaching staff at LB Poly HS, Pierce says. — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) February...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 redesigns of the Giants logo

In response to the recent release of the NFL’s logo remade as if from Star Wars, here’s a fun piece on some of the best recreations of the New York Giants logo on the internet. 5. New York Football Giants by Gap? This project sought to combine all of the NFL logos with those of the corporate world. In this set, the Giants were combined with popular clothing store the Gap. 4...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Someone crossed the Giants logo with Star Wars and it is awesome

A member over at Behance.net took the logos of the 32 NFL teams and mixed them with the Star Wars universe, creating something we could only dream of seeing in the next Star Wars movie. Check out the Giants, now known as the Kuat Walkers: The rest of the logos are just as awesome, so I definitely recommend you check them out here. Make sure you follow @cover32_NYG and @cover32_NFL...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Antonio Pierce to coach high school football

Today’s reads Should the Giants utilize the franchise tag? Worst QB selection in Giants draft history Why keeping Justin Tuck will be difficult for the New York Giants   Antonio Pierce to coach high school football Former Giants linebacker and current ESPN analyst Antonio Pierce will be named the head football coach at Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, Calif...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Giants LB Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach At Long Beach Poly

A high school football power has called on a california prep legend to take over the reigns. The Orange County Register is reporting that former Giants middle linebacker, and current ESPN analyst Antonio Pierce has been named the new head football coach at Long Beach Poly. Pierce, a Compton native, spent nine seasons in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and New York Giants...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Giants LB Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach At Long Beach Poly

A high school football power has called on a california prep legend to take over the reigns. The Orange County Register is reporting that former Giants middle linebacker, and current ESPN analyst Antonio Pierce has been named the new head football coach at Long Beach Poly. Pierce, a Compton native, spent nine seasons in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and New York Giants, with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Sources: Antonio Pierce to be next head coach at Long Beach Poly

After some deliberation and extending its previously reported deadline of Jan. 7, Long Beach Poly is making a splash in the hiring of its new head football coach. Sources have confirmed to FOXSportsWest.com that Super Bowl XLII champion Antonio Pierce will be named the next head coach at Long Beach Poly. This information was first reported by the Long Beach Press Telegram. A formal...
Via Fox Sports West
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Giants LB Antonio Pierce is now reportedly the new head coach of Long Beach Poly

According to Gazette Sports,  former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce will be named the new head coach of Long Beach Poly High School. We’ve confirmed with several sources that the next head football coach at Long Beach Poly will be former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce. The school will formally announce the hire in a press conference in the Poly auditorium...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Mock Draft (1.0)

Round 1: CJ Mosley – ILB/Alabama courtesy: lotttrophy.com Big blue has never been able to fill the hole left at middle linebacker since Antonio Pierce left. While the Giants never draft linebackers high, for whatever reason, it’s time to break the cycle and upgrade one of the worst linebacking units in the league. Mosley is the best middle linebacker in this class and is a...
Via Standing O Sports
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Herm Edwards Gets Off Smacking Coworkers In The Nuts

Mark Schlereth was investigating the rash of NFL players grabbing each other in the crotchal region because that’s what you don on a mid-week afternoon NFL show. One would think that the ****-grabbing segment would have been the highlight, but you would be wrong. Herm Edwards steals the show by yelling. “Check your package,” then promptly does a cupcheck of his fellow broadcasters...
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Herm Edwards cupchecks his fellow ESPNers on the air

Who's Herm Edwards' favorite General Manager in sports? Mitch Kupchak! It starts with Mark Schlereth bizarrely highlighting various NFL players grabbing each other in the groin region for his "Off the Mark" segment on NFL Live, which certainly seems a little risque for buttoned-down ESPN.  Mid-afternoon is a little early for the network to start working blue...
Via Awful Announcing
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Antonio Pierce wants Phil Mushnick to 'Call Him' over Post Piece

ESPN had former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce dole out 'advice to players making their 1st Super Bowl appearances.' Antonio Pierce pleaded guilty to animal abuse because his dogs were... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

ESPN had player who pleaded guilty to animal neglect during SB hand out Super Bowl planning advice

ESPN had former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce dole out 'advice to players making their 1st Super Bowl appearances.' "Make sure you get your family, your travel, in the next 3 or 4... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Is Manti Te’o the Answer to Their Void at MLB?

The New York Giants have lacked a dependable presence at the middle linebacker position since Antonio Pierce retired following the 2009 NFL season. Though the Giants have failed to truly address the need since his departure, the 2013 NFL draft could be the perfect opportunity to find a vital missing piece in the middle of their defense. And after his subpar performance in the BCS...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 09, 2013  |  1 Comment

Former Giant Antonio Pierce says Justin Tuck isn’t the same player

Former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce told ESPN Radio in New York that he believes Giants defensive end Justin Tuck isn’t the  player that he once was. “I played with Justin Tuck and have a tremendous respect for him. But he has not been the same player emotionally, mentally or his play in the last three years. It’s just the facts,” Pierce said, per ESPNNewYork...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Pierce has doubts about Giants' mental toughness

The New York Giants are coming off one of their worst losses in recent memory — a humiliating 34-0 beatdown by the Atlanta Falcons — and have fallen into a three-way tie looking up at the Cowboys and Redskins for first place in the NFC East. Nevertheless, the team still insists it is at its best when their backs against the wall.  At least that's what they publicly say...
Via The Other Paper
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Sports-Casters: ESPN's Coleman Expects Patriots-49ers Super Bowl

Hosts Steve Bennett and Don Russ interview the biggest names in sports media and pop culture each week on Football Nation's The Sports-Casters podcast.Their guest this week is Freddie Coleman of ESPN Radio. Coleman is the host of the NFL on ESPN Radio each Sunday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. EST. He's joined by Eric Allen, Antonio Pierce, and Tim HasselbeckColeman told the Sports...
Via Football Nation
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Pierce talks about his time with Gregg Williams

Former New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce played under former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams when they were both a part of the Washington Redskins organization in 2004. Pierce, who now works for ESPN, sat down with Rachel Nichols and gave his thoughts on the Saints bounty scandal and talked about his time with Williams. After listening to the audio...
Via Giants Football Today
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Antonio Pierce sounds off on Gregg Williams

Former NFL linebacker Antonio Pierce played under former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams when they were both a part of the Washington Redskins organization in 2004. Pierce, who now works for ESPN, sat down with Rachel Nichols and gave his thoughts on the Saints bounty scandal and talked about his time with Williams. After listening to the audio of Williams’...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Sheridan faces daunting task as Bucs new DC

Bill Sheridan views himself first and foremost as a teacher. And in that regard, the newly named defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Bucs has been immersed in a formulating a basic study plan for his mostly young players. Call it, Introduction to Preventing the Long Play 101. Indeed, when Sheridan and head coach Greg Schiano scrutinized film of last years woeful Buc defense...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Sheridan faces daunting task as new Bucs DC

Bill Sheridan views himself first and foremost as a teacher. And in that regard, the new defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been immersed in formulating a basic study plan for his mostly young players. Call it, Introduction to Preventing the Long Play 101. Indeed, when Sheridan and head coach Greg Schiano scrutinized film of last years woeful Bucs defense a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

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