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Hall of Famers steal show at NFL Draft

...Butkus took the stage. Arguably the most beloved football player in this Bears-crazy town, 50 years after he played...year, trying to become a better person and a better football player and I think it's been helping me."Williams was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-01/hall-famers-steal-show-nfl-dr
Louisville tight end Gerald Christian is 'Mr. Irrelevant' of NFL Draft

...in June. At the event, Christian will be presented with the Lowsman Trophy, a Heisman parody statue of a fumbling football player."I had never known about it," Christian said. "I'm going to enjoy it"But Christian doesn't think he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-02/louisville-tight-end-gerald-c
Ex-SEC player faces murder charge

...Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal...26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-30/ex-sec-player-faces-murder-c
Lackey, Knight named Border Bowl III head coaches

...Memorial Stadium. Midland Valley's Rick Knight will coach Team South Carolina as many of the area's top senior football players meet in a postseason all-star game."It's just an honor to be able to represent, not necessarily [just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-04-28/lackey-knigh
Michaux: Former Laney star Rod Hall might have future in NFL

...say about him, when he was with us, he was 100 percent committed to doing the things he needed to do to be a good football player. The film doesn't lie."Hall is torn about the sudden choices on his plate."I'll see which one is going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2015-04-23/michaux-former-laney-star
Bottom line

...as a public person. He was very good at running, especially clutching a football while being chased by 11 other football players. ..."But running well with a football for money, while an act of exceptional athletic ability, is not an act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-16/bottom-line
Clemson guard Rod Hall getting NFL looks

...The biggset thing is it came easy to him," Lackey said. "One thing I can say about him, when he was with us, he was 100 percent committed to doing the things he neeed to do to be a good football player."The film doesn't lie."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/wayne-staats/2015-04-22/clemson-g
Japanese athletes turn back the clock

TOKYO - Last weekend, 48-year-old Japanese football player Kazuyoshi Miura broke his own record as the J-League's oldest scorer with a goal for second division club Yokohama FC.Not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/japanese-athletes-tu
Augusta has its share of celebrities

...area or have lived here include boxers Beau Jack (a.k.a. Sydney Walker), Ray Mercer and Vernon Forrest; pro football players Emerson Boozer, Charlie Waters, Charley Britt, Deon Grant, Ray Guy and William Perry; baseball players Phil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-04-11/augusta-has-its-share
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu retiring after 12 seasons

...endorsement deal and the splash plays that changed the course of seasons was a man who defined himself as more than just a football player. He was open about his deep Christian faith and made the sign of the cross gesture following tackles.Soft-spoken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-04-10/steelers-safety-troy-polamalu