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1 year 9 months ago

Johnny Football wins Heisman

NEW YORK - Johnny Football has made college football history. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, 20, is the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy. He beat out Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein to claim the coveted award. Manziel scored 43 touchdowns...

2 years 6 months ago

Former NFL QB Kelly opens research facility

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly and his wife, Jill, have unveiled a new research facility devoted to battling the rare disorder that took the life of their son, Hunter. The Hunter James Kelly Research Institute in Buffalo is a collaboration between the University at Buffalo...

3 years 1 month ago

Farve mentoring, but will he play?

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Browns quarterback Colt McCoy spent a few days talking nothing but football with Brett Favre. The subject of Favre's future never came up. McCoy said "we didn't even go there" when asked if he thought Favre, who has spent the past few seasons retiring and then...

4 years 1 month ago

Rox sign top draft pick

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies have reached an agreement with Kyle Parker, their top draft pick, that will allow him to quarterback Clemson this fall before he hands off to baseball in the spring. The deal with Parker, the 26th overall pick, was completed just before the deadline Monday...

4 years 1 month ago

Kyle Orton impressive in preseason debut

Kyle Orton was impressive in his preseason debut against the Cincinnati Bengals. He threw two touchdown passes in three series Sunday night and reminded Broncos fans that he's the one running the offense if not selling the most jerseys. The Broncos lost 33-24 to the Bengals. Orton has...

4 years 1 month ago

Tim "Friar Tuck" Tebow

Moms, if your kids tell you they want a haircut like Tim Tebow's for back to school don't let them! His new friar's cut hair do is a special honor reserved for Broncos rookie quarterbacks. Tom Branstater wore one about this same time last year. The hazing all...

4 years 3 months ago

Tebow moves up Bronco depth chart

The Denver Broncos have released third-string quarterback Tom Brandstater, moving rookie Tim Tebow up on the depth chart. Tebow now trails only incumbent Kyle Orton and Brady Quinn, who was acquired in a trade with Cleveland in the offseason. Brandstater was a sixth-round pick in 2009. He served as...

4 years 5 months ago

Broncos welcome Tebow to Denver

The Denver Broncos are introducing Tim Tebow at a news conference. Tebow was drafted in the first round by the Broncos on Thursday. The Florida quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner led his team to two BCS national championships while compiling a 35-and-6 record with the Gators. ...

4 years 6 months ago

Kyle Orton remains Broncos' starter

Kyle Orton remains the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback, and Brady Quinn is going to have to unseat him if he wants to be the one under center when the season starts in six months. "He is our starter. There is no question," coach Josh McDaniels said of his incumbent...

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