Although he went undrafted last weekend, Brett Biggs has not given up on his pro career.
The Washington Redskins have invited him to rookie camp, which begins on Friday.
The 5-foot-7 running back will compete with Kerry Carter, Jonathan Combs, Rock Cartwright, Ladell Betts (no relation to DIcky) and Jesse Lumsden to back up franchise back Clinton Portis.
Two of the four MAC Track and Field Athletes of the Week wear blue and gold.
And none are from Kent State.
Howard Harris (track) and Cadeau Kelley (field) pulled down the top honors for the Zips after strong performances at the Gina Relays last weekend.
The other two winners are from Toledo, which is not quite blue and gold.
Do you want to hear something sickening?
Akron lost to an NAIA team today that had seven defensive errors.
Malone College beat Akron, 13-12, in 10 innings.
OK. So Malone is pretty good. They are ranked 19 in the nation for their division and have a 35-15 record. Akron fell to 12-28.
Don't study tomorrow afternoon. Instead, check out the Zips' final home games in their inaugural season playing on campus.
They will play a doubleheader against Youngstown State. I'll probably take some time out of my Buchtelite-ing to watch Julie Wright's team dominate.
With a 12-6 conference record, the Zips already have secured a position in the MAC Tournament. That is a feat they haven't done in four years.