Friday, October 24, 2008

Daily Football Roundup 10-24

Javelinas looking to go Hog Wild
New formation mimics Miami's tricky scheme

George Vondracek

KINGSVILLE -- There aren't too many positives that emerge for a team coming off a loss. Any potential momentum built is stilted, frustrations increase, players get frustrated, embarrassed and disappointed.

To be sure, Texas A&M-Kingsville's Javelinas have run the gamut of those emotions the last two-plus seasons. The upside is the Javelinas have made concerted efforts to improve. Some strides have been tangible, some not so.

But A&M-Kingsville is not want for trying, especially when it comes to introducing wrinkles into its offense.

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Related:Javelina Notebook: 10.24.08
ENMU set for homecoming weekend
Sarah Meyer

Eastern New Mexico University students and alumni are set for a weekend packed with homecoming events.

This year’s theme is “Greyhounds Go Hawaiian.” Brooke Cordova of ENMU’s Alumni Affairs said students select the homecoming theme each year by voting on their favorite.

One of the main attractions is the annual homecoming parade, which draws participants from all over the county. “A lot of people are involved,” Cordova said.

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Abilene Christian quarterback’s heart wouldn’t let him quit

Troy Phillips

At 25, Abilene Christian senior quarterback Billy Malone knows he should be in the work world earning a paycheck, paying bills, etc.

"My degree should say 'Undecided,’ " said Malone, now the Lone Star Conference’s career passing leader with 11,098 yards and 102 touchdowns.

A general-studies major stumped for a career plan, Malone was on the brink of not playing college football. Saturday, he’ll lead No. 2 ACU (7-0) against No. 16 Tarleton State (7-1) in an LSC and NCAA Division II showdown in Abilene.

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Related: ACU to induct Lamberti, 3 others
Bullitt Trying To Follow In Family’s Footsteps
Joe Buie
Tyler Junior College linebacker Bradley Bullitt wants to follow in the footsteps of his brother, Melvin, a second-year free safety with the Indianapolis Colts.

But the Apache sophomore sees himself losing ground in that pursuit. Already well-traveled and 22 years old, Bradley will have two years of eligibility remaining at an NCAA Division II school after this season.
Bullitt is hopeful of playing those two years at West Texas A&M in Canyon, located in the Panhandle, where he excelled as a freshman.
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