Titans receiver A.J. Brown shares battle with depression
Behind his big smile, Brown said Thursday he was battling so hard with depression back then that he thought of killing himself. Growing up in Mississippi, Brown said he always brushed off his feelings and didn't consider what depression really was. Brown wouldn't share what led to his depression. Brown said he thought long and hard about posting the video he recorded earlier on Nov. 12. He also sat down with several Titans teammates who talked about their own struggles, which Brown says they need to do more often.wftv.com
Wilson making quick connections in 1st week as new Jets QB
NEW YORK — (AP) — Zach Wilson has been busy working the phones in his first week-plus as the newest quarterback of the New York Jets. His passion comes out through the phone.”The 21-year-old Wilson understands the task at hand and fully embraces it. “I feel like that connection with your guys is super important,” Wilson said Saturday before his second rookie minicamp practice. Saleh thinks Wilson has some innate qualities that will allow him to handle that spotlight and thrive in it. Saleh has split rookie camp practices into sessions, with offensive and defensive linemen taking the field in the mornings and skill players going in the afternoons.wftv.com
Jets go offense early before making run on defense in draft
NEW YORK — (AP) — The New York Jets' offense was downright offensive on most Sundays the past few seasons. Pick by pick early in the NFL draft, Joe Douglas went to work on changing all that. The Jets went with offense on their first four selections, kicking things off by taking their newest franchise quarterback in BYU's Zach Wilson at No. The Jets stayed on that side of the ball to start the fourth round, taking elusive North Carolina running back Michael Carter. The Jets knew it would be Wilson after Douglas, Saleh and offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur were awed by the former BYU star's performance at his pro day.wftv.com
Corral, Ole Miss take down No. 7 Indiana in Outback Bowl
The Ole Miss defense, which allowed 535.7 yards and 40.3 points per game during the regular season, came through with one more stop to clinch the school's first bowl win since beating Oklahoma State in the 2016 Sugar Bowl. leaving Indiana with an opportunity to pull out its first bowl win in nearly 30 years. The Hoosiers, who don't have a postseason win since the 1991 Copper Bowl bowl, drove to the Rebels 33 before stalling and turning it over on downs. The Big Ten logo was replaced by an Outback Bowl logo on jerseys, and the letters “LEO” were added to helmets. POLL IMPLICATIONSThe loss could cost Indiana what likely would have been a Top 10 finish in the final AP Poll.
Nix finds Williams for game winner as Auburn tops Ole Miss
Auburn wide receivers Anthony Schwartz (1) and Ze'Vian Capers (80) both reach for an errant pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin’s debut
The star tight end caught four of Kyle Trask’s six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi’s Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory Saturday. Trask completed 30 of 42 passes for 416 yards including touchdown passes of 1, 16, 71 and 17 yards to Pitts. Trask modestly chose to deflect the attention to 6-foot-6, 240-pound Pitts, who consistently found seams in the Ole Miss secondary. Ole Miss (0-1) tied it at 14 midway through the second quarter before yielding to the Trask-led Florida outburst.