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Sam among veterans considering spot in NFL during combine

...with the Redskins but has not been in a game since 2012.During recent workouts, Carriker said he was outrunning defensive backs, which gave him a huge boost toward a comeback. Several teams contacted his agent and said they'd watch him work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-22/sam-among-veterans-eyeing-spo
Gamecocks focus on defense as spring football practice begins

...season.Hoke was in the midst of his time as an NFL assistant then. He's spent the past 13 years with coaching defensive backs with the Houston Texans and Chicago Bears.Returning to college wasn't much of a transition at all, Hoke said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-03-17/gamecocks-focus-defense-s
Ex-Red Devil, Bulldog Jarius Wynn comes to terms with Bills

...releasing Jennings, the Vikings will free up at least $5 million in cap space. CHIEFS: Are bringing back versatile defensive back Ron Parker with a five-year, $30 million contract. TITANS: Free agent cornerback Perrish Cox has agreed to a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-14/ex-red-devil-bulldog-jarius-w
Big-name players are on the market, but at a high price

...Devin McCourty, S, New England. Also can play cornerback, a leader and one of the game's most intelligent defensive backs.Bryan Bulaga, G-T, Green Bay. Not a franchise-type blocker, but more than serviceable if he can stay healthy.Brooks Reed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-07/big-name-players-nfl-market
Cowboys' DeMarco Murray signs with Eagles

...brought back another previous fixture in its secondary, Antonio Cromartie, to team with Revis on the corners.Another defensive back on the move is safety Nate Allen, from Philadelphia to Oakland on a four-year deal.After adding Frank Gore in free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-03-12/cowboys-demarco-murray-signs-
Ex-Tiger, Trojan have impressive day at combine

...Benardrick McKinney ran a 4.66 and had just 16 reps, tied for the fewest among all linebackers who did the workout.The defensive backs will work out today, which is the final day of the combine. STEELERS: James Harrison isn't preparing for a second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-22/ex-tiger-trojan-have-impressi
Browns aren't giving up on Johnny Manziel

...its full bowl revenue share from the Big Ten beginning with the 2015 season. TENNESSEE: The attorney for suspended defensive back Michael Williams says his client has been indicted, nearly three months after he was identified as a subject of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-12/browns-arent-giving-johnn
Ex-Cowboy Tony Dorsett is battling his condition

...Richard Sherman will not have surgery on his injured left elbow and will let the damage heal on its own. PATRIOTS: Defensive back Malcolm Butler received his 2015 Chevy Colorado truck, a gift from Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, on Tuesday at Clay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-02-10/ex-cowboy-tony-dorsett-battli
Washington County's Gray signs with Georgia Tech

...of the Year; Gray was the All-Classification Player of the Year.As a senior, Gray started at quarterback and defensive back. On defense, he intercepted 10 passes, returning four for touchdowns. At quarterback, Gray rushed for 2,387...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-02-04/washington-c
Georgia Southern coach Willie Fritz pleased with class

...everyone says on signing day, I think we have a great class," Fritz said.The Eagles filled two big needs ? defensive backs and offensive linemen and seemed to add depth at every position. And there's plenty of room for the signees to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-02-04/georgia-southern-coach-wi