5/3/2016

**  Four 19-year-old Auburn football players have been arrested for possession of marijuana.  They are starting cornerback Carlton Davis, defensive end Byron Cowart, wide receiver Ryan Davis and cornerback Jeremiah Dinson.  The charge is a second-degree misdemeanor.  It happened Saturday.

**  Ohio State will play four consecutive night games in 2015, all are in Big Ten play, and all will be nationally televised.  Overall Ohio State is 46-23 (.667) under the lights.
Here’s the schedule:
.      Oct. 15    at Wisconsin           8 p.m.
.      Oct. 22    at Penn State          8 p.m.
.      Oct. 29    vs. Northwestern   5 p.m.
.      Nov.  5    vs. Nebraska           8 p.m.

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**  Here’s a list of the 21 players from FCS schools who were recently drafted by the NFL:
Pick      Name                        School                       Position      NFL Team
^ First Round                                                                                                                                               2         Carson Wentz            North Dakota State      QB           Philadelphia
^ Second Round
39       Noah Spence             Eastern Kentucky          DE           Tampa Bay                                                .
One could argue that Spence doesn’t belong on this list.  He was an All-Big Ten performer for Ohio State in 2013 as a sophomore but ran afoul of the rules with two failed drug tests.  After undergoing treatment for addiction to Ecstasy, he transferred to Eastern Kentucky for a season.  In 2015 he made 63 tackles, including 22½ tackles for loss and 11½ sacks.  He was an AP FCS
All-American.
62       James Bradberry        Samford                        CB            Carolina
^ Third Round
89       Javon Hargrave           South Carolina State    DT           Pittsburgh
^ Fourth Round
108     Ryan Smith             North Carolina Central    CB            Tampa Bay
111     Miles Killebrew           Southern Utah                S            Detroit
127     Deiondre’ Hall            Northern Iowa                S            Chicago
138     Seth Devalve               Princeton                       TE            Cleveland
^ Fifth Round
142     Ronald Blair                Appalachian State         DE           San Francisco
155     Joe Haeg                      North Dakota State       OT           Indianapolis
157     LeShaun Sims             Southern Utah               CB           Tennessee
170     Cole Toner                  Harvard                           OT           Arizona
^ Sixth Round
177   Temarick Hemingway    South Carolina State   TE            Los Angeles
181      Tyrone Holmes          Montana                         LB           Jacksonville
185    DeAndre Houston-Carson   William & Mary      S            Chicago
205      Harlan Miller           Southeastern Louisiana  CB           Arizona
208      Kamu Grugier-Hall     Eastern Illinois              LB           New England
^ Seventh Round
226      Jonathan Woodard    Central Arkansas           DE           Jacksonville
235     Lac Edwards                Sam Houston State         P           New York Jets
239     Trevor Bates                Maine                             LB           Indianapolis
252     Beau Sandland            Montana State              TE            Carolina

**  There were also three players from Division II to get drafted.
^ Fifth Round
146     Matt Judon                  Grand Valley State        DE            Baltimore
165     Tyreek Hill                   West Alabama               WR           Kansas City
Hill transferred to West Alabama from Oklahoma State after pleading guilty to domestic abuse by strangulation against his then-pregnant girlfriend.  He’s the first player to be drafted from West Alabama since 1974.
167     Marqui Christian        Midwestern State            S            Arizona

**  David Onyemata, a defensive tackle, was drafted in the fourth round by New Orleans.  He played for Manitoba in Canada.
**  Moritz Boehringer, a wide receiver, was drafted early in the sixth round by Minnesota.  He never played college football and played professionally in Germany last year.  He’s the first player to be taken in an NFL draft without having played college football.

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