Keith Nichol caught a 44-yard pass from Kirk Cousins on the game’s final play for a tie-breaking touchdown, giving No. 15 Michigan State a 37-31 victory over No. 4 Wisconsin on Saturday night. Wisconsin (6-1, 2-1 in Big Ten) jumped out to a 14-0 in the first quarter but Michigan State (6-1, 3-0) scored 23 points in the second quarter. Even with everything on the line on Saturday night, the play known as “Rocket” worked again, as Cousins threw a 44-yard touchdown pass to Nichol on the final play in front of crowd of 76,405 fans at Spartan Stadium. Asked about the game, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio stated: “It’s a play that everybody practices,” “You never know when it’s going to come to fruition,” he added. Continue
Supporting his football career, Owens appeared in various commercials, television shows, and films. He acted in Any Given Sunday the movie as a wide receiver for an imaginary Maimi Sharks in 1999He starred in a summer 2009 reality show on VH1, dubbed The T.O. Show. The show which followed Owens and his friends re-evaluate Owens’ personal life. At the new edition on The T.O Show, he showed to the audience that he broke down after his getting no salary from NFL since he suffered a knee injury and released by Cincinnati Bengals, his former club. As he wanted to back from his rehabilitation and prepare for playing on this new season, he finds no income for himself and his family. Continue
Derrick Mason was drafted by the Tennessee Oilers in the fourth round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State. The Jets traded Mason to the Houston Texans on October 11, 2011, in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick. According to John McClain on Twitter, the New York Jets have traded WR Derrick Mason to the Houston Texans – McClain_on_NFL: “John McClain Texans have traded a conditional draft choice to Jets for WR Derrick Mason.” The fans consider that Mason can be the good player for the Houston Texans as he will be an incredible praise to Andre Johnson once AJ returns from his hamstring injury. The Houston Texans recently lost wide receiver Andre Johnson for a few weeks with a hamstring injury and have been struck hard by the injury bug at the position as a whole. Continue
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson posted five receptions for 130 yards and a touchdown in the Week 5 game Monday, Oct. 10, against the Chicago Bears. If Johnson should continue his great play as he already has a league-best eight TD catches, there’s no reason why he couldn’t be considered a candidate for MVP. There are a lot of early-season MVP candidates in the NFL right now, but all of them will lose if they are compared to Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson after his Monday night’s game performance against the Chicago Bears. Continue
Torrey Smith who was born on January 26, 1989 is a wide receiver and kickoff returner in who was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Ravens drafted Torrey Smith out of Maryland in April in the hope that he could be a credible downfield target for Joe Flacco and open some room underneath for Anquan Boldin. After recording zero catches in the first two games of the season, it seemed that the Ravens had not got a potential game-breaker from the rookie Torrey Smith. However, the Ravens turned to pick the rookie as a replacement for Lee Evans inactive for Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams.
Since Evans who suffers an ankle injury was ruled out of the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Rams, Smith gave his surprising performance. Torrey Smith had got his first three catches for touchdowns totaling 133 yards that ignited the Baltimore Ravens’ franchise record-setting day on offense in a 37-7 defeat Sunday. With Smith’s help, the Ravens set two franchise records. The franchise records they got are one for most offensive yards in the first half with 406 and another for most offensive yards in a game with 533. “I’ve been practicing well for the last few weeks. This week I definitely had my best practice as a Raven.” Smith said after Baltimore’s easy 37-7 win. “Me and Joe (Flacco) were clicking on all pages.”
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