Although he started every game the last two years as a defensive end, University of Central Florida senior Thomas Niles, a Gainesville High graduate, received a spot on the Outland Trophy Watch List, released by the Football Writers Association of America Friday. The trophy is handed out to the nation's top interior lineman.
July 11, 2015|
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Connor Bennett, a 2015 Buford graduate, agreed to a contract with the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. The right-handed Bennett was selected in the 34th round of the MLB Draft in June, but said at the time he expected to turn down the offer and honor his scholarship to play at West Virginia.
The perfect end to Brad Keller's victory Sunday wasn't his teammate's walk-off RBI, closing the first half of the season on a five-game team winning streak or pitching three-hit ball through six innings.