Yellow Jackets have fun, avoid major injuries in spring football game

...feel like it was any hindrance. I felt like it helped focus on the mental side."Injuries forced three starting offensive linemen and three of the top four linebackers to miss the scrimmage.And C.J. Leggett, expected to be a starting B-back in Johnson's...

Augusta veteran's widow aims to become advocate

...monthly Social Security payments for her late husband ? a 20-year Army veteran who served in Vietnam as a communications lineman ? but said fibromyalgia kept her from returning to a career as a general contractor and interior designer.She said without...

Phil Mickelson | The Masters

...up this week? Posted: 04/01/07 Let's review some of the highlights of the 2006 Phil Mickelson calendar. Ex-NFL lineman calls Mickelson 'angel' Posted: 04/01/07 The whispers about Phil Mickelson are hard to believe. Pride before the...

Inspiring college basketball player Lauren Hill dies at 19

...Athletes from other colleges autographed No. 22 jerseys and sent them in support.Hill befriended Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still, whose 4-year-old daughter, Leah, is fighting cancer. They exchanged jerseys, and she attended a Bengals...

Michigan holds first spring game under new coach Jim Harbaugh

...fully-live portion of the scrimmage.On defense, junior safety Zander Yost had an interception. Senior linebacker Patrick Flowe recorded three tackles, and senior defensive lineman Jed Nwankwoh had two tackles and sack during the live portion.

Nick Saban doesn't regret giving Jonathan Taylor a second chance

...been on the team.Defensive back Geno Smith and defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor, a former Jenkins County star, are facing...claim.Saban said on national signing day in February that the lineman "was the kind of guy that deserved a second chance.""When...

Deshawntee Gallon moves up to starting role for Georgia Southern

...Southern, usually aligned with four defensive linemen and two linebackers, would subtract a lineman and added a linebacker to match up better...really coach effort."Fritz said defensive linemen Jay Ellison and Lennie Richardson will be...

Injuries becoming an issue for Dogs during spring football practice

...offside, facemask and two personal fouls ? were upsetting.The offense's difficulty stemmed from having inexperienced linemen, running backs and receivers. A pair of backup centers struggled and Johnson only used quarterback Justin Thomas in two series...

Clinic for moms at Evans High puts accent on proper tackling

...1980s, returned for the Moms Clinic with former Falcons like Bobby Butler and Ken Oxendine and current players in defensive linemen Cliff Matthews and Malliciah Goodman.Curry said the clinic gives moms awareness and education about proper tackling techniques...

Micheal Summers is vying to be Georgia Tech's No. 1 receiver

...spring to avoid injury risk. "We've got four offensive linemen out and a bunch of (new) skill guys," Johnson said...going the wrong way." ... Johnson singled out defensive lineman Francis Kallon as looking impressive on film following last...