| Aug 5, 2011
| 2:21 AM
Each year, nearly 400 prep football players from the Sunshine State sign National Letters of Intent to play NCAA Division I-A football. Even more players sign at lower NCAA divisions, as well as junior college or NAIA schools.
The thing about Florida...
| Aug 6, 2011
Upon learning of Bubba Smith's death at age 66 this week, football fans may have remembered him as one of most fearsome defensive players of the 1960s, a stalwart in college at Michigan State and a key player in leading the Baltimore Colts to a victory in...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Gilman star Cyrus Jones is one of 53 seniors chosen for PARADE Magazine's 49th annual All-America High School Football Team, which will be published Sunday.
In partnership with Sporting News, PARADE editors picked a team a players "whose on-the-field...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:02 PM
This is the first installment of a three-part series in which Baltimore Sun staff writer Matt Vensel examines all three phases of the Ravens and how those areas can be improved this offseason. He will tackle the Ravens defense in Friday's newspaper and...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:22 PM
Scouting report: A new weight program and renewed commitment from the players could spell improvements for the Gators going into Year 2 of the Will Muschamp Era.
Hope and Glory: Keys to the season
Pick a QB: The starting quarterback is supposed to...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:34 AM
Yulee running back Derrick Henry, one of the most sought-after high school prospects in the nation, opened his senior year with a 338-yards, three-touchdown performance against Gainesville on Thursday night, although Yulee came out on the losing end of...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:04 PM
Derrick Henry ran for 303 yards and five touchdowns on 41 carries as Yulee (2-1) toppled host Groveland South Lake (2-1) 42-14. Henry needs 53 yards to pass Emmitt Smith for No. 2 all time in career rushing in the Florida high school record books.
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:05 PM
It's hard to say what the biggest thing is today in Yulee, a little town of about 11,000 people that sits just north of Jacksonville on the Florida-Georgia border.
The man they call the Yulee Mule, prized college prospect Derrick Henry, the 6-foot-3,...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 10:10 PM
It would be understandable if Derrick Henry did not answer his phone on Wednesday, or even if he decided not to return any phone messages or text messages or posts on Twitter or Facebook or even notes sent by carrier pigeon (My guess is that would be...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Jimmy Johnson famously said he didn't treat all his players the same.
If Emmitt Smith or Michael Irvin made a mistake, it would be dealt with differently than if a rookie committed the same gaffe.
Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin obviously doesn't...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:40 PM
You’ve got to hand it to Ray Lewis III.
People expect things of him. That's what happens when you are the son and namesake of a future Pro Football Hall of Famer. Somehow, though, Ray Lewis III takes most everything in stride. Sure, he’s...