Long-snapper Jake Ingram has been invited to participate in the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., and NFL combine in Indianapolis. He is only one of two long-snappers invited to those elite evaluation events. “I’m honored,” said Ingram, who is training in West Lake, Calif., a suburb of Los Angeles.
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Destin “D-Stew” Stewart, an all-state receiver from Oklahoma City’s Douglass High, has accepted a football scholarship from the Warriors.
Stewart said he is 6 feet 4 and 200 pounds, and is capable of running 40 yards in 4.5 seconds.
Despite playing in a run-oriented offense, he was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association’s 2008 All-State team as a receiver.
In addition, he was named to the Daily Oklahoman’s All-State second team as a punter.
He also was the Trojans’ top safety.
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• Running back Daniel Libre has submitted the necessary documents to apply for an extra season. Now he awaits a ruling from the NCAA.
• Jovonte Taylor is expected to return to Hawai‘i this week for the start of the spring semester. In October, he received a medical approval to withdraw from fall-semester classes after suffering from an undisclosed illness. He is now healthy, and ready to participate in the offseason conditioning program.
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Not sure if this was mentioned before, but Melila Purcell III re-signed with the Cleveland Browns. He spent the past two seasons on the Browns’ practice squad.
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Did we mention that any student enrolled in the UH system gets into men’s volleyball matches for free? The whole season?