Newswire Items 7/02/06
-- New England Patriot running back Kevin Faulk will be inducted to the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame on July 10, 2006. According to the LSUsports.net, Faulk, a 1998 graduate, was one of the greatest all around football players at LSU.
He finished second to only Herschel Walker for the most rushing yards in SEC history.
-- New England Patriot director of Pro Personnel, Nick Casiero, delivered a pep talk to the kids attending the Whitmore Lake High School football skills camp. According to the Ann Arbor News, Casiero stressed how important accountability, commitment and respect are to the success of a team. "What makes the Patriots good is very simple,'' he told the kids. "It's doing your job. It's not worrying about what other people are doing
If everybody does their job, you're going to have success.''
-- With the 2006 college football season seemingly right around the corner, there is speculation as to who the top collegiate players will be. Notre Dame's starting quarterback Brady Quinn is on top of TFY Draft Preview's Top 25 Prospects for the 2007 NFL Draft
-- The supplemental draft will be held July 13th and Virginia linebacker Ahmad Brooks is among the top talent to be selected. A team selecting in the supplemental draft gives up an equivalent draft pick in the regular April draft. With that in mind, Fox Sports speculates on the top 5 worst supplemental draft selections.
-- Scout.com is announcing that now through Tuesday, July 4, 2006, all stories, including those requiring a Scout.com subscription are available for FREE to all visitors.
-- Patriots rival Miami Dolphins' running back Ricky Williams, who is serving a one-year suspension from the NFL and currently playing with the Toronto Argonauts of the CFL, scored his first touchdown of the season in a 26-19 loss to the B.C. Lions.
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