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Akron's Demetrius Treadwell goes up for a dunk at the end of practice as the Zips prepare for their second round NCAA tournament game against VCU at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan in March 2013. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
University of Akron's Demetrius Treadwell (right) takes a second half shot as Ohio University's Darius Holsten defends in the Mid-American Conference Championship game at Quicken Loans Arena in March 2013 in Cleveland. The Zips won the game 65-46. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
When Mentor native Mitchell Trubisky was a freshman at the University of North Carolina in 2013, he talked to Keith Heckendorf about his goal to one day join his hometown Browns and halt their revolving door of starting quarterbacks.