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UA will appeal $3 million verdict

By mrasor Published: June 11, 2008

The university (wisely) will appeal the $3 million verdict that a jury awarded Joe Nemer last week.

    UA is also preparing to face off against Manny Nemer, who, according to an Internet spoof, has been busy foiling the Zips football golf outing.
    Ticket sales for the new stadium are progressing nicely, according to Construction also remains on pace.

    New offers...
    Aaron Kelley, defensive back, Cincinnati Offers: Akron, Eastern Michigan and Kent State Height: 5-foot-11 Weight: 165 Speed: 4.4 Notes: He is also listed as a wide receiver. With his size and speed, Kelley appears destined for punt return duty.
    Sean McClellan, defensive tackle, Cincinnati Offers: Akron, Kent State and Ohio Height: 6-4 Weight: 245 Speed: 4.9 Notes: McClellan is a converted linebacker. He will look to the prestige of the academics and football program when making his decision.
    Quron Pratt, wide receiver, Palmyra, N.J. Offers: Akron, Duke, William & Mary and James Madison Height: 5-11 Weight: 159 Speed: Notes: Pratt also played defensive back last season, and he had seven interceptions.

Two Zips earned high honors this week.
Coach Dennis Mitchell was named the Great Lakes Region's best women's coach. Meanwhile, jumper Cadeau Kelley is the region's top male field athlete.
The ABJ's Tom Gaffney wrote about what an at-large berth to the NCAA Championships means to Zips high jumper Ryan Jones.


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