gustoonarmy added a topic in New York Jets Message BoardJets Attending Villanova pro dayMar 23 KFFL has learned the New York Jets will attend the Villanova Pro Day Friday, March 23, to scout NFL Draft prospect QB Marvin Burroughs (Villanova).
Atlantic City, N.J.
Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215
Villanova: Co-Captain; Will be the leader of the Villanova offensive unit; One of the top playmakers in the Atlantic 10 Conference; Possesses a strong, accurate throwing arm; Good runner with outstanding escape ability.
2005: Completed 16-of-22 for 150 yards and one touchdown to go with six rushes for 20 yards in season opener at Rutgers before suffering a season-ending arm injury early in the third quarter.
2004: Started all 11 games and completed 209-of-334 (62.6%) for 2,486 yards to go with 20 touchdowns and 12 interceptions; Completed 17-of-24 for 142 yards to go with one touchdown and one interception in season opener versus Bucknell; Went 13-of-23 for 100 yards to go with one touchdown and two interceptions at Lehigh; Was 4-of-11 for 40 yards against James Madison; Completed 15-of-26 for 166 yards at Pennsylvania; Went 32-of-58 for 382 yards to go with three touchdowns and one interception versus New Hampshire; Completed 31 passes in 41 attempts for 350 yards and tallied two touchdowns and an interception at Northeastern; Completed 18-of-23 for 260 yards and five touchdowns versus Richmond. For his efforts versus Richmond, he was named Atlantic 10 Offensive Player of the Week; Completed 18-of-28 for 232 yards and two scores against Towson; Threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns while completing 13-of-21 at Rhode Island; Completed 25-of-39 for 270 yards to go with three touchdowns and one interception at William & Mary; Completed 23-of-40 for 334 yards to go with one touchdown and three interceptions at Delaware.
2003: Played in six games, starting two, and completed 52-of-84 (61.9%) for 625 yards to go with six touchdowns and two interceptions; Completed 4-of-10 for 33 yards versus Hampton; Was 1-of-2 for 22 yards to go with one rush for eight yards at New Hampshire; Completed 2-of-3 for 36 yards and had three carries for six yards versus James Madison; Went 11-of-20 for 146 yards and one interception when he came off the bench in place of the injured Joe Casamento versus UMass; Earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week distinction when he completed 15-of-19 for 245 yards to go with five touchdowns and one interception in his first collegiate start at Richmond; Completed 19-of-30 for 143 yards and a touchdown at Hofstra.
Atlantic City High School: Earned three varsity letters in football for head coach Bob Weiss, as well as two letters in basketball and one in track & field; Received first team All-Conference honors in 2000 and 2001; Named to the All-South Jersey first team in both 2000 and 2001; A two-time first team All-Group performer; Earned second team All-State accolades in 2000 and 2001; Two-time Conference Player of the Year; Amassed 1,696 yards passing and 16 touchdowns as a senior; A member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Human Services major; Oldest of two sons of Marvin and Jodi Burroughs; Born 10/7/83 in Atlantic City, N.J.
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gustoonarmy added a topic in New York Jets Message BoardPlayer killed on the fieldYou hear about these stories every now and again and they don't get easier to read.....great shame.
RIP Javan Camon
Indoor football player dies after making hit in Florida
Feb. 27, 2007
CBS SportsLine.com wire reports
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- A defensive back for Daytona Beach's minor league football team, who was knocked unconscious in a helmet-to-helmet block, died from a broken neck, according to a preliminary autopsy report.
Javan Camon, a 6-foot-1, 180-pound defender for the Daytona Beach Thunder of the World Indoor Football League, probably was killed instantly Monday, said Dave Byron, Volusia County spokesman, speaking on behalf of the medical examiner.
Based on the initial examination, Byron said the death is going to be ruled an accident.
Camon was injured when he tried to tackle the ball carrier in the fourth quarter of a game. A Columbus Lions receiver blocked Camon on the play, sending him to the turf.
He went into cardiac arrest, Daytona Beach police said. Paramedics and doctors at the arena tried to revive him on the field for 10 minutes before taking him to a hospital. He was pronounced dead on arrival Monday night, ambulance spokesman Mark O'Keefe said.
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gustoonarmy added a topic in New York Jets Message BoardDre Bly ~good value?The lions have said that Bly is on his way , for possibly a 2-3 rounder. I say we nab him at that value.
Dre' Bly could soon be in another city, with the Lions looking to deal.
The story out of Detroit is that the Lions are willing to part with cornerback Dre' Bly, and it should not take a first-round pick ... or maybe not even a second-round pick. From what I could gather, the best landing spot for Bly is Denver for possibly a third-round pick and a player or two. Detroit has a number of needs, and the Denver roster has a few guys who could help them. The sad and sudden death of running back Damien Nash will probably put the trade talks on hold for the time being though.
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