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Top 10 oddball names in the 2013 NFL Draft

Draft Day is here, so it’s certainly fitting to look at this year’s crop of oddball names in the draft.  In the past we’ve seen winners like Jacquizz, Chykie, Prince, Rowdy, and Shuyler. This year’s run of names doesn’t disappoint. 10.  Ace Sanders – Wide Receiver, South Carolina The name of a winner. And Spaceman. 9.  Ray Ray Armstrong – Strong Safety, Miami Double...
Via The Sports Gag
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft – Top 3 Late-Round/Undrafted Free Agent Prospects Part 1

The talent towards the top of the NFL draft is always hyped up and discussed in-depth, however let’s take a look and shed light on a few names towards the bottom of the draft that could have value for the New York Jets.  Ray Ray Armstrong – Safety – Miami – 6-3 – 216 pounds – Armstrong surely has NFL caliber talent. The issues with him, however, are off the field problems...
Via Turn On The Jets
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Former 'Canes try to impress at Miami Pro Day

CORAL GABLES, Fla. Former Miami safety Ray-Ray Armstrong walked onto the Hurricanes practice field Thursday for the first time since being dismissed from the team in July. Its not weird at all being back, said Armstrong, who was let go after several interactions with boosters jeopardized his NCAA eligibility. This is where I played at. I still have a lot of friends here. We have...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Former 'Canes try to impress at Miami Pro Day

CORAL GABLES, Fla. Former Miami safety Ray-Ray Armstrong walked onto the Hurricanes practice field Thursday for the first time since being dismissed from the team in July. Its not weird at all being back, said Armstrong, who was let go after several interactions with boosters jeopardized his NCAA eligibility. This is where I played at. I still have a lot of friends here. We have...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Potential Late Round Gems

Stars are found every year in the first few of rounds in the NFL Draft, but any draft analyst knows that the real challenge is finding that star in the later rounds. Not every draft has a Tom Brady, but finding a long term starter for your team with a late draft pick can really make a difference for your team. With that in mind, here's a look at a few guys we think could be potential...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Texas vs. Nation Game Defensive Prospect Preview

In the third and final week of the "All-Star Circuit", the Texas Vs. Nation game has built a fantastic reputation of adding quality players, especially unique small schoolers, to the roster. This year, potential defensive small schoolers like Rufus Johnson, Craig WIlkins, and Vernon Kearney have a chance to make a major impact on their draft stock with a big week. ...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Clint Hurtt Has Been Contacted By The NCAA

Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports claims a source has informed him that Louisville associate head coach Clint Hurtt has been contacted by the NCAA regarding his involvement in the violations that occurred at the University of Miami while Hurtt on staff as the recruiting coordinator. Yahoo! Sports conducted an 11-month investigation reporting that former Miami booster Nevin Shaprio, who...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Notable prospects to watch at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl will air Saturday, January 19th at 6 ET on ESPN2. Many prospects for the 2013 NFL draft have started their pre-draft process by participating in one of the many pre-draft bowl games. The Senior Bowl and East-West Shrine Game are the most notable of these games and they annually host some of the draft’s best prospects. The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, now in...
Via Down and Distance
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Preview: Top NFL Draft Prospects to Follow

In my opinion, the NFLPA Bowl has the least amount of depth of any all-star game going on this week. However, that doesn’t mean they don’t have some very impressive talents, including 2-3 guys who may work themselves up to the late Day Two area. Notable names like Ray Ray Armstrong, pre-season hyped Brad Sorensen, super productive Robbie Rouse, high school stud Sam McGuffie...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Miami safety can't play in NAIA

Former Miami Hurricanes free safety Ray Ray Armstrong has been declared ineligible to play his senior season at Faulkner University. The NAIA Eligibility Center declared the former Hurricanes starter ineligible Tuesday. Miami kicked Armstrong off the team in July after he wasn't honest during an internal investigation. He was suspended for four games to start last season because...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

NAIA denies eligibility for ex-Hurricanes safety

Former Miami Hurricanes free safety Ray Ray Armstrong has been declared ineligible to play his senior season at Faulkner University. The NAIA Eligibility Center declared the former Hurricanes starter ineligible Tuesday. Miami kicked Armstrong off the team in July after he wasn't honest during an internal investigation. He was suspended for four games to start last season because...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Armstrong enrolls at NAIA Faulkner

Former Miami safety Ray-Ray Armstrong has enrolled at Faulkner University and hopes to play for the NAIA team. Faulkner coach Brent Parker says Armstrong will practice Wednesday while awaiting clearance from the NAIA Eligibility Center. Miami kicked Armstrong off the team in July. He was suspended for four games to start last season because he broke NCAA rules by accepting gifts...
Via AP on Fox
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Former Hurricane Ray Ray Armstrong Headed to Faulkner College

When he arrived at Miami University, safety Ray Ray Armstrong was heralded as a player with the potential to be one of college football's biggest stars. Now, after a troubled career as a Hurricane, Armstrong is set to play his senior year at Faulkner College, a NAIA program located in Alabama. Prior to his dismissal from Miami, Armstrong was set to be one of the top ranked players...
Via Optimum Scouting
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Ranking the 5 best Safeties in the ACC for 2012

We finish up our defensive player rankings with the safety position. After that it the special team’s player rankings then team season predictions. Alright so who are the 5 Safeties in the ACC? Ray-Ray Armstrong would have certainly made the list had he not been dismissed from the Miami Hurricanes football team. Completed Rankings Running Backs | Quarterbacks | Wide Receivers ...
Via SCACC Hoops
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

New report claims Al Golden was involved in illegal recruiting at Miami

Since Yahoo Sports dropped an atomic bomb on the University of Miami’s football program just under a year ago, the one saving grace for the school has always been that none of the allegations in that initial report linked current head coach Al Golden with the man at the center of the investigation, Nevin Shapiro. After being hired by Miami in mid-December 2010 Golden has aggressively...
Via Crystal Ball Run
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

New report claims Al Golden was involved in illegal recruiting at Miami

Since Yahoo Sports dropped an atomic bomb on the University of Miami’s football program just under a year ago, the one saving grace for the school has always been that none of the allegations in that initial report linked current head coach Al Golden with the man at the center of the investigation, Nevin Shapiro. After being hired by Miami in mid-December 2010 Golden has aggressively...
Via Bloguin Best
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: NCAA visited Miami this month

NCAA investigators spent several days in Miami earlier this month as part of the continued inquiry into the Hurricanes' athletic compliance practices, said two people familiar with the situation. It's unknown when the investigation will end, both people told The Association Press Friday on condition of anonymity because information about the probe has not been publicly released...
Via AP on Fox
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

AP Sources: NCAA visited Miami this month

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- NCAA investigators spent several days in Miami earlier this month as part of the continued inquiry into the Hurricanes' athletic compliance practices, said two people familiar with the situation. It's unknown when the investigation will end, both people told The Association Press Friday on condition of anonymity because information about the probe...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

AP Sources: NCAA visited Miami this month

Two people familiar with the situation say NCAA investigators spent several days in Miami earlier this month as part of the continued inquiry into the Hurricanes' athletic program. It remains unknown when the NCAA investigation will end, both people told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no information about the probe has been released publicly. The investigation...
Via Fox Sports
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Golden, Miami to rely heavily on youth

The purge continues at the University of Miami, where second-year coach Al Golden is getting his own players ready to take the field. And when I say "his own" players, I mean the players he's recruited. Problem is, Golden has only had two recruiting classes. Now you start to get the picture. Golden's Hurricanes might be comprised mostly of youngsters this year...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UM dismisses Armstrong from team

The University of Miami has dismissed senior safety Ray Ray Armstrong from its football team.
Via miami.scout.com
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray-Ray Armstrong kicked off Miami

The University of Miami released a statement this morning announcing the dismissal of senior safety Ray-Ray Armstrong. “Armstrong can continue to be enrolled as a scholarship student at UM to complete his degree or the University will grant him a full release should he elect to transfer to another institution,” the release stated. Details as to why Armstrong was dismissed were...
Via Down and Distance
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami boots safety Ray-Ray Armstrong

Miami kicked senior safety Ray-Ray Armstrong off the football team Wednesday, and said it would give him a full release should he decide to transfer. Armstrong was suspended for four games at the start of last season because he broke NCAA rules by accepting gifts from a former Miami booster. He missed another game later in the season while the school checked if other violations...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

UM kicks Ray-Ray Armstrong off football team

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Miami kicked senior safety Ray-Ray Armstrong off the football team Wednesday, and said it would give him a full release should he decide to transfer. Armstrong was suspended for four games at the start of last season because he broke NCAA rules by accepting gifts from a former Miami booster. He missed another game later in the season while the school checked...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Ray Ray Armstrong kicked off of Miami’s team

Miami has dismissed Ray-Ray Armstrong from the football team. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) July 18, 2012 Armstrong was probably the best safety Miami had, a senior, and a former five-star guy. Al Golden not messing around at all. — Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) July 18, 2012 Ray Ray Armstrong was just kicked off the Miami Hurricane’s football team. The safety is considered...
Via Throw The Flag
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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