A look at Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden
NAME: Jon Gruden.
NICKNAME: Chucky, from 1980s horror movie "Child's Play."
CURRENT ROLE: Head coach, Oakland Raiders.
CAREER RECORD: 95-81 regular season, 5-4 playoffs.
BIGGEST COACHING ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Winning Super Bowl following 2002 season with Tampa Bay; leading Raiders to 2000 AFC championship game.
BIGGEST ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT: Playing backup QB at Dayton.
Charles Woodson, Peyton Manning stop by Raiders camp
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Charles Woodson took a break from overseeing his winery in the Napa Valley to visit the Oakland Raiders training camp Thursday. Peyton Manning was there, too, while in the midst of a speaking tour.
The two future Hall-of-Famers were all over the place, chatting with players and coaches and going over techniques as the Raiders went through their 2 1/2-hour workout.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner and former Wolverine standout Charles Woodson is scheduled to give the keynote address at the University of Michigan's spring commencement.
The April 28 program will be held at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor.
Woodson was selected earlier this year for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. He won the Heisman in 1997, becoming the first player who primarily played defense to win the award.
Michigan’s Charles Woodson makes College Football Hall of Fame
Charles Woodson, who helped lead Michigan to a share of the 1997 national championship and the only primarily defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy, will be a member of the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class.
Woodson, an NFL analyst on ESPN, was surprised during the Sunday NFL Countdown show when he was handed a commemorative football provided by the National Football Foundation. He will be formally inducted Dec. 4.
Michigan Heisman winner Woodson selected for Hall of Fame
ATLANTA (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson of Michigan has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Woodson won the Heisman in 1997, becoming the first player who primarily played defense to win the award.
8 finalists for Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award announced
NEW YORK (AP) — Veterans Joe Thomas, Antonio Gates and Vernon Davis are among eight finalists for the NFL's Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award.
Also announced Monday as finalists are Luke Kuechly, Haloti Ngata, Joe Staley, Josh McCown and Alex Smith.
Packers: Safety has become a position of strength
GREEN BAY – Not that long ago, the Green Bay Packers’ safety situation was a mess.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson is among the candidates for the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame class.
WTMJ radio reports (http://bit.ly/2qJgXRn ) the inductees will be announced on Jan. 8.
Peppers play may go long way in determining Michigan’s fate
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jabrill Peppers will probably have to make big plays on defense, offense and special teams for No. 3 Michigan to upset No. 2 Ohio State and stem the tide in a lopsided series with its first win at the Horseshoe since 2000.
Pick Six CBs: Peterson, Sherman, Harris, Norman, Revis, Slay
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Darius Slay took a look at six names written on a notebook, an unofficial ranking of the NFL's top six shutdown corners: Patrick Peterson, Richard Sherman, Chris Harris, Josh Norman, Darrelle Revis and Slay.
"Oh, that's a good list," the Detroit Lions cornerback said Wednesday.
- Columbus TelegramMy Area Code: Miami, the 305 and watching clips of a favorite DB before Husker games with BootleSeptember 27, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalTramon Williams strives to lead — and make plays for — Packers defenseAugust 4, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalPackers by position: Green Bay counting on young and old to improve pass defenseJuly 22, 2019