Steelers’ 2014 Training Camp Battle Report: Punters

Yes, you read that right. I’m breaking down the battle between punters Adam Podlesh and Brad Wing. If you know anything about me then you know how serious I am about special teams. You also know how below average the Pittsburgh Steelers have been in this department in recent seasons. Punting has been one of the most glaring problems for the Steelers for some time now as they cannot...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2013 Player Evaluations By Position – Specialists

By Alex Kozora A Pittsburgh Steelers player by player recap, grouped by position, reviewing the 2013 season. Getting closer to the end. Due up, the specialists. Shaun Suisham: Kicker is a position fans tend to toss barbs at but it’s difficult to fault Suisham. Aside from a tough game against Oakland, and to put all the blame on him for the loss is asinine, he didn’t miss a kick...
Via Steelers Depot
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU Tigers? More Like The LSU T-Rexs: Caleb Bates Creates A New Fad In Baton Rouge

God creates Dinosaur. God destroys dinosaur. God creates... Caleb Bates?Last Saturday, the rivalry of the LSU Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide was not the only thing to have the airwaves buzzing in the Bayou State.Why you ask? Well, incase you didn't happen to catch the game, let me get you up to speed. During the second quarter, LSU wide reciever Travin Dural scored the second...
Via The Sports Blogette
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Gators have improved plenty since big 2011 defeat at LSU

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- LSU coach Les Miles is not a fan of playing Florida every season. Miles has made it known he wouldn't mind seeing the Gators, LSU's permanent rival from the SEC East, disappear once in a while. That's sort of the way the Gators felt about LSU two years ago. In Will Muschamp's first season, the Gators rolled through September with four consecutive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 12 LSU Tigers season preview

No.12 LSU Tigers (10-3)Coach Les Miles (ninth season, 85-21 at LSU, 113-42 overall)Returning starters: 13, 8 offense, 5 defense, 0 special teamsRecruiting rank: 5Strength of schedule: 2 Despite finishing with 10 wins last season, LSU still had somewhat of a disappointing season. The Tigers defense is always stout and if the offense can improve under new coordinator Cam Cameron...
Via College Football Universe
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU Tigers Football: Game-by-Game Predictions For 2013

LSU head coach Les Miles knew 13 seniors from the 2012 squad were gone after the bowl game, but there is no way he  could have imagined that 11 underclassmen would also leave Baton Rouge by declaring for the NFL.Even the Tigers' punter, Brad Wing, decided to forego his final season to head on to the NFL. LSU set a school record with nine players drafted.At most schools, after...
Via Football Nation
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles sign 9 rookie free agents

The Philadelphia Eagles completed their 90-man roster by agreeing to terms with nine rookie free agents two days after the NFL draft concluded. Iowa State linebacker Jake Knott, Stony Brook running back Miguel Maysonet, Arizona center Kyle Quinn, Oregon defensive lineman Isaac Remington, LSU wide receiver Russell Shepard, Alabama defensive lineman Damion Square, Iowa guard Matt...
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April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Undrafted Free Agents Signed For 2013

 Linebacker, Jake Knott, Iowa State Runningback, Miguel Maysonet, Stony BrookDefensive Tackle, Issac Remington, Oregon Wide Receiver,Russell Shepard, LSUDefensive End, Damion Square, AlabamaGuard, Matt Tobin, IowaRunningback, Matthew Tucker,TCUCenter, Kyle Quinn, ArizonaPunter, Brad Wing, LSUOne to WatchThe Eagles signed veteran Donnie Jones in late March and have now brought...
Via Football Nation
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA’s Approves 7 New Rules for 2013 Season

The NCAA’s Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved seven new rules for the 2013 NCAA football season. These rules included an automatic ejection rule for targeting, a ten second clock run-off within the end of a half for player injury, and a new rule regarding blocking below the waist. The Rules Panel also clarified the current jersey visibility rule and chose not to implement...
Via College Football Section
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: 10 Prospects’ Pro Days to Keep an Eye On This March

The NFL Combine has become the staple of the NFL Draft process. Prospects, from all levels of college football and including juniors can meet with NFL teams, show their athleticism and potential, and prove to teams they can handle the NFL, both on and off the field. However, the Combine’s end does not signify the end of the NFL scouting process. The Pro Day circuit, which runs...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Loose ends, high tides and green grass...

I'm all over the place today. Dave Spadaro would call it a "cleaning out the notebook" blurb... but I'll be honest--- I am just confused. I'm a little vexed at the lack of coverage by NFLN and ESPN of the punters and kickers at the Combine. To Eagles fans it doesn't much matter, as we have a pretty good young kicker (Alex Henery) and a journeyman...
Via Eagles Eye
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

The 2013 Under Armour Draft uniforms were unveiled by Brad Wing today

Former LSU punter, Brad Wing, tweeted out what the apparel would be for the Under Armour Scouting Combine. The shirt reads “Most Important Job Interview.” The shoes look pretty nifty and are quite flashy. Of course everything is all Under Armour and has the logo all over it. These are pretty impressive. What these players can do in the combine will affect their lives forever...
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft Kicker/Punter Rankings by CJ

2013 NFL Mock Draft K/P RankingsBy CJ MilnerNFL Draft Prospect| Projected Draft RoundKickerDustin Hopkins, Florida State 5-6Caleb Sturgis, Florida 5-6Brett Maher, Nebraska 6-7Dan Conroy 7-FAPunterRyan Allen, Louisiana Tech 5 Brad Wing, LSU 5-6Quinn Sharp, Oklahoma State 6-7Jeff Locke, UCLA 6-7Scott Kovanda, Ball State 7-FACheck out where we have these players going: Hunter’s 2013...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Eight Juniors Leaving LSU Early for NFL Draft

It's a fire sale! Everything must go! Or so it seems with LSU as a total of 8 juniors have announced that they are leaving school early to enter the NFL draft. It's an unprecedented amount of early departures for LSU, a team that has seen it's share of juniors leaving early but never in this much bulk before. LB Kevin Minter, S Eric Reid, P Brad Wing, RB Spencer Ware...
Via Saturday Night Slant
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: LSU Tigers Lose At Least Three Starters To Early Entry

As if the sting of a last second loss to the Clemson Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Bowl was not enough, the fans of the LSU Tigers were just dealt some more bad news. Having already announced his decision to leave LSU to enter the 2013 NFL Draft, linebacker Kevin Minter became the first of what could turn out to be a handful of Tigers to declare for early entry in April’s upcoming...
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU's Reid, Simon, Wing, Ware to enter draft

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU says safety Eric Reid, cornerback Tharold Simon, running back Spencer Ware and punter Brad Wing say they are entering the NFL draft. Those decisions mean the Tigers will lose at least three defensive regulars, with linebacker Kevin Minter also having informed the school he'd be leaving this week. Reid and Minter both were named AP second-team All-America...
Via Fox Sports South
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU versus Clemson point spread, line and betting odds

The final of four bowl games on New Year’s Eve is the Chick-fil-A Bowl which will pit No. 8 LSU against No. 14 Clemson. ESPN will carry the game starting at 7:30 pm EST live from the Georgia Dome. In simple terms this game will be highlighted by Clemson’s high powered offense and LSU’s stingy defense. What is the point spread in the LSU and Clemson game? LSU is a 6 point favorite...
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

FSNextTV: LSU at the CFA Bowl

With the Chick-Fil-A Bowl just hours away in Atlanta, Kristen Ledlow and Ben Love discuss the LSU Tigers, including keys to stopping a high-powered Clemson offense and the latest on punter Brad Wing.
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: LSU Punter Brad Wing Surprisingly to Declare Early

Many football diehards and statisticians who track the game closely will tell you the importance of a great punter on the game. And while I and most NFL teams would agree that a great punter can have a major influence on the game, most would agree that punters can generally be found anywhere, even outside of the NFL Draft. However, it what is a rare case that hasn’t been seen...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Drugs Clip LSU’s Wing

For the LSU fans who adore punter Brad Wing and his unconventional yet exceptional punting ability, he may never dawn a Tiger uniform again.  For the second time this season, the Aussie will not be on the team roster after a failed drug test.  This means Wing will not be traveling to the Chick-Fil-A Bowl when LSU faces the Clemson Tigers come December 31st.  Freshman Jaime Keehn...
Via TheMatadorSports
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Brad Wing’s days at LSU are likely over

The very popular Australian LSU Tiger punter’s college career is likely over for good. Wing, who was suspended for the Tigers first game of the season for apparently the same reason, has been suspended from the team for the Chick-Fil-A Bowl against Clemson on December 31st. According to one source in the athletic department, Wing’s suspension is related to a failed drug test...
Via College Football Section
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

LSU entering Chick-fil-A Bowl without a Wing

He is a college football cult favorite. His leg strength has wowed us time and time again. His cockiness on fake punts for touchdowns knows no bounds. And none of us will get to watch it this postseason. America's favorite Aussie punter, LSU's Brad Wing, has been suspended for the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Clemson. According to a report by The Times-Picayune'...
Via Crystal Ball Run
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

LSU suspends punter Brad Wing

LSU coach Les Miles says punter Brad Wing has been suspended for ninth-ranked LSU's game against No. 14 Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl for an unspecified violation of team rules. The announcement of Wing's suspension on Thursday means sophomore punter from Australia will be replaced in the lineup by freshman Jamie Keehn, who is also Australian. Wing has averaged 44.8 yards...
Via Fox Sports
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 9 LSU suspends Wing for bowl game

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU coach Les Miles says punter Brad Wing has been suspended for ninth-ranked LSU's game against No. 14 Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl for an unspecified violation of team rules. The announcement of Wing's suspension on Thursday means sophomore punter from Australia will be replaced in the lineup by freshman Jamie Keehn, who is also Australian. Wing...
Via Fox Sports South
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 9 LSU suspends punter Brad Wing for bowl game

LSU coach Les Miles says punter Brad Wing has been suspended for ninth-ranked LSU's game against No. 14 Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl for an unspecified violation of team rules. The announcement of Wing's suspension on Thursday means sophomore punter from Australia will be replaced in the lineup by freshman Jamie Keehn, who is also Australian. Wing has averaged 44.8 yards...
Via Fox Sports
December 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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