Sunday, January 27, 2008
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Falcons pick receivers coach
FLOWERY BRANCH - New Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith continued to fill his staff Saturday with four additions, including receivers coach Terry Robiskie and defensive line coach Ray Hamilton, who previously worked with Smith in Jacksonville.
Smith also hired running backs coach Gerald Brown and offensive quality control coach Glenn Thomas.
South wins Senior Bowl
MOBILE, Ala. - Andre Caldwell scored on a 2-yard end around on the final play of the Senior Bowl to cap a 14-play, 86-yard final drive and lift the South to a 17-16 win over the North on Saturday.
The Florida receiver took the handoff from his team's former rival, Tennessee's Erik Ainge, and plunged across the goal line. Caldwell celebrated with a Gator chomp in the final game of his college career, and Georgia's Brandon Coutu made the extra point.
Kiffin hopes to be back with Raiders
MOBILE, Ala. - Lane Kiffin said he hopes to be back as Oakland Raiders coach next season, a day after reports surfaced that owner Al Davis has asked him to resign.
Kiffin was asked after coaching the North team at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., on Saturday whether he wanted to return a a second season as Oakland's coach.