Hacksaw’s Headlines-Wednesday

Posted by on January 19th, 2022  •  0 Comments  • 


Aztecs…Virginia Tech QB-Braxton Burmeister confirms mutual interest about transferring into San Diego State…Went (6-6) for Hokies..(1960P-14TD-4-Int).

Aztecs..QB-Jordan Brookshire enters NCAA transfer portal..was part time starter over last two seasons at SDSU after transferring in as JUCO player.

UCLA…Loses CB-Jay Shaw..WR-Chase Cota to transfer portal.
UCLA..Land Wyoming CB-Azizii Hearn as transfer

USC..WR-Brenden Rice-Colorado transfers in-son of Jerry Rice
USC..WR-Mario Williams-transfers in from Oklahoma
USC..WR-Terrell Bynum transfers in from Washington Huskies program

Auburn..QB-Rob Ashford transfers in from Oregon
Nebraska..Lands QB-Chubb Purdy-transfer Florida State
Jaxson Dart..Ex-USC QB visits Ole Miss..Oklahoma

Nick Saban…Signs letter asking West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin to vote for Voting Rights Expansion…Jerry West-Oliver Luck also sign letter.

Cincinnati..Hires Kerry Coombs-ex Def Coord-Ohio State

Chargers..Interview Thomas McGaughey-ex Special Teams Coach-NY Giants..Fired Derious Swinton as Special Teams coach over the weekend

(NFL Notes)

Seattle..Fire Def Coord-Ken Norton..DB coach Andrew Curtis-team #28-defense
Seattle..Will interview Ed Donatell-Denver

Arizona..Head coach Kliff Kingsbury under fire for late season collapses..Cardinals are a combined (5-17) in 3-years in end of season games…at Texas Tech was (9-34) at end of year games

Bears..Interview Byron Leftwich..Todd Bowles-Tampa Bay end of week
Houston..Interview John Gannon-Eagles Def Coord
Miami..Interview Dan Quinn-Dallas Def Coord

Vikings..interview Brandon Brown-Eagles Asst GM
Vikings..Ask permission to interview Raheem Morris-Rams Def Coord

Giants..Grant 2nd interviews to Joe Schoen-Buffalo-Ryal Foles-Chiefs for GM job

Raiders..Raiders owner Mark Davis refuses to talk to media about firing of Mike Mayock as GM or status of coach Rich Bisaccia.

Houston..GM-Nick Caserio says QB-Deshaun Watson will be traded in the offseason…Has 35M-cap figure for next season..Source Texans want 3-#1 picks in any deal

Jaguars..Bring in Matt Eberflus-Colts for 2nd interview
Carolina..Will interview Tim Kelly-ex Houston….Luke Getsy-GBay for Off Coord
Raiders..Interview Trey Brown-Bengals for vacant GM job

Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott facing NFL fine to saying Cowboys fans had right to throw debris at refs coming off field after 14-penalties were called against Dallas

Cleveland..DE-Malik McDowell arrested in Florida on charges of lewd exposure and assaulting a police officer.

Jaguars..LB-Lerentee McCray arrested..doing 88-in-50 zone in high speed chase in Florida.

Hall of Fame…Names 15-finalists on ballot..Included in the group are ex-Cowboys DE-DeMarcus Ware…Miami LB-Zach Thomas..Houston WR-Andre Johnson.

Steelers..QB-Ben Roethlisberger-Farewell press conference-retirement:
..So proud to be a Steeler
..God blessed me to play in a Great City-Great Fans-Great owners
..Salute players who fought all year
..I want to pass the Steeler legacy on to other players-what it means
..How lucky we are to play this game
..I will miss this..Going to do ‘Dad’s stuff next’

Arizona..CB-Budda Baker-released from hospital-concussion Monday Night
Tennessee..RB-Derrick Henry goes thru first full contact drill.
Browns..QB-Baker Mayfield-surgery in LA-Wednesday-rotator cuff
.49ers..QB-Jim Garoppolo practices despite hand-shoulder injuries
(Roster Moves)

Bengals..Release OG-Xavier Sua-Filo

Padres…Hire 6-new minor league managers-coaches
..Jared Sandberg-ex Arizona..will manage AAA-El Paso
..Brian Esposito-ex Pirates..will manage A-Ft Wayne

Dodgers..Promote Brandon Gomes as new GM-working under Andrew Friedman-Josh Byrnes.
Dodgers..Hire Damon Jones-Legal Counsel-ex Washington Nationals exec

(MLB Notes)

Carlos Correa..In midst of free agency-changes agents-goes to Scott Boras-Corporation

Brewers..Hire Jim Henderson-ex pitcher-bullpen coach
Washington..Hire Coco Crisp-Bill Mueller as hitting coaches
(Roster Moves)

Seiya Suzuki…Reports 10-clubs have made contract offers to Japanese free agent.

Wilin Rosario…ex Rockies catcher..signs with Uni Lions-Taiwan.

Lakers…Reports team was on brink of firing Coach Frank Vogel after 37-point loss in Denver over the weekend…but with-held decision.

Lakers-Indiana..Wednesday game…Lakers (22-22)
Clippers-at-Denver…Wednesday game..LA (22-23)

Atlanta..F-Chandler Parsons-retires
Denver..G-Bol Bol undergoes foot surgery
Indians..C-Myles Turner has stress fracture foot

Portland..Put C-Jusef Nurkic..F-Larry Nance on trade block


Kings-Tampa Bay..Tuesday game…Kings (20-14-5)..Lightning (26-9-5)
Ducks..Off Tuesday..play Colorado on Wednesday..(19-15-7)

Ducks..Put D-Josh Manson on Covid list along with 2-assistant coaches
Ducks..RW-Troy Terry named NHL All State in ‘Last Man In’ vote

Montreal..F-Cole Caufield-Joel Armia put on Covid list
Montreal..G-Carey Price-reinjures knee in workouts
Leafs..D-Jake Muzzin on Concussion list

Montreal..Hire longtime player agent Kent Hughes as GM

Gulls-San Jose…San Jose led (1-0) late first period at Press Time…Tuesday game…San Diego (10-12-2)

Australian Open..Day of upsets…Sloane Stephens knocked out in first round…Leylah Fernandez-30-unforced errors-beaten..former US Open champ Petra Kvitova upset.

English Premier League..Everton asks for permission to interview Frank Lampard-head coach Derby…and Wayne Rooney-ex Chelsea manager….Fired Raf Benitez over the weekend after just 1-win in 13-matches.

English Premier League: Scoreboard
..Brighton-Tie-Chelsea (1-1)..Brighton scores in 60′
..Burnley-Watford..Postponed Covid

Indy Car..Chip Ganassi Racing signs Tony Kananna to run Indy 500
PGA…Jon Rahm leads field into American Express Classic in Palm Springs









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