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Austin Johnson makes most of second chance in NFL

September 2, 2014

An undrafted rookie in 2012, Austin Johnson was ready to start his NFL career in Baltimore.

After nearly signing with the Ravens, the team discovered a torn labrum in his left shoulder — putting his future in football in jeopardy.

Two years later, Johnson is healthier than ever and is now the starting fullback for the New Orleans Saints.

BREAKING: Succop signs with Tennessee Titans

September 1, 2014

It didn't take long for Ryan Succop to land on his feet.

The former Kansas City Chiefs and Hickory High placekicker signed a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on Monday night.

The news comes two days after Succop — a five-year NFL veteran — was released from Kansas City in place of undrafted rookie free agent Cairo Santos.

Succop took to Twitter about his recent signing.

Wolfpack's Bobby Lutz is a finalist for Cougar's job

September 1, 2014

Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of Charleston, according to multiple sources.

Lutz, a former UNC Charlotte head basketball coach and current N.C. State associate head basketball coach, interviewed for the Cougar's coaching vacancy on Saturday.

Starkey leaving Lady Bears, Pate to succeed him

September 1, 2014

Todd Starkey is leaving the Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball program to take an assistant coaching position at Indiana University, as first reported by The Observer News Enterprise on Saturday.

Starkey accepted a position Thursday on the staff of first-year Indiana head coach Teri Moren, who was hired by the Hoosiers on Aug.9.

An undrafted rookie in 2012, Austin Johnson was ready to start his NFL career in Baltimore. After...
It didn't take long for Ryan Succop to land on his feet. The former Kansas City Chiefs and Hickory...
Catawba native Bobby Lutz is a finalist for the head men's basketball coaching job at College of...

 

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