Friday, January 21, 2011

LSC Roundup 1-21

Calallen Trio Headed to the Next Level - Tyler Garrett,
A trio of Calallen football players have made their college commitments, with two of them choosing Texas A&M-Kingsville.

Quarterback Tanner Sparks and Offensive Lineman Andrew Shows are set to join Bo Atterberry's Javelinas. Shows was named the District 31-4A Lineman of the year, while Sparks passed for nearly 1,800 yards while rushing for another 1,100. He's joining the Hogs as an athlete.

Meanwhile Nick Ginn will take his hard hitting personality to Incarnate Word University. Guinn played Linebacker for the Cats this past season, as well as tight end registering 29 catches for 9 touchdowns.

Nevada football recruits getting interest from FCS schools - Maxpreps
Carson (Carson City) tight end/defensive end Jon Parker will make an official visit to Division II Abilene Christian this weekend.

Parker has already made official visits to Nevada and UNLV. Nevada and Abilene are recruiting the 6-4, 230-pound Parker as a tight end while the Rebels are looking at him on the defensive side of the ball. Parker had 11 catches for 108 yards and two scores, and also carried 45 times for 274 yards and six touchdowns. On defense he recorded 80 tackles and five sacks.

Former ENMU and WT QB Steve Kragthorpe named LSU Offensive Coordinator
Former ECU head coach and TAMC DL coach added to Texas State staff

Bears' Webb didn't let leaving UT stop him - Tom Osborn, San Antonio Express News

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — J'Marcus Webb rarely thinks about his short stint at Texas anymore.

As far as the Chicago Bears rookie right tackle is concerned, it's ancient history. Plus, he's got more pressing matters to occupy his mind, including his expected showdown with Pro Bowl linebacker Clay Matthews and the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC title game.

Webb appeared in 12 games as a true freshman for the Longhorns, but academic problems forced him to leave school. After a year at Navarro College, he transferred to Division II West Texas A&M.

Last April, the Bears drafted him in the seventh round.

“Everything worked out just fine,” Webb said.

A blue-chip prospect coming out of North Mesquite High School in the Dallas suburbs, Webb admitted he was immature when arrived in Austin.

“I fell from grace a little bit,” he said. “But I kept working, kept believing in myself, kept thinking positive. I knew I'd be here someday.”

Valley native featured on Sports Illustrated cover - KGBT-TV
Rio Hondo native Roberto Garza is featured on the cover of the latest issue of Sports Illustrated.

The Chicago Bears offensive guard is shown along with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler on the magazine's January 24, 2011 cover.

The team is preparing for a game against Green Bay Packers that will decide whether or not the Bears make it to the Super Bowl.

The Super Bowl is at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington on Sunday, February 6th.

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