Browns close facility, delay practice after 2 positive tests
(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)The Browns didn't begin preparing for the Steelers on the field but rather via Zoom calls. The Browns, who have nine players currently on the COVID-19 reserve list, will make the postseason for the first time since 2002 with a win. After learning of the positive tests, the team closed its facility for several hours to do contact tracing and Stefanski said players were doing virtual meetings — something that has become standard in 2020. "“I don’t think it would come as a surprise for a positive test in that market. The Browns did have a good development, with starting right guard Wyatt Teller cleared to practice after missing two games with a sprained ankle.
Browns add 3 more players to crowded COVID-19 reserve list
The Cleveland Browns added starting safety Andrew Sendejo and rookie tight end Harrison Bryant to their lengthy COVID-19 list, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)CLEVELAND – With their biggest game in years just days away, the Cleveland Browns added three more players to their lengthy COVID-19 list. Safeties Andrew Sendejo and Karl Joseph along with rookie tight end Harrison Bryant were placed on the list Tuesday, giving Cleveland nine players on the list. It's not yet known if Sendejo, Joseph or Bryant tested positive for the virus or if they had close contact with an infected person. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski has been vigilant about keeping his players safe and following NFL and team guidelines.
FAU tight end Harrison Bryant named semifinalist for John Mackey Award
Florida Atlantic's Harrison Bryant is among the nation's top tight ends in college football. BOCA RATON, Fla. - A Florida Atlantic football player is a semifinalist for a national award. FAU senior Harrison Bryant was named a semifinalist Monday for the John Mackey Award, presented to the top tight end in college football. The 6-foot-5, 240-pound Georgia native leads the Owls with 708 receiving yards on 48 catches. Bryant's total receptions and receiving yards also lead the nation among tight ends.
Robison, Davidson each with 2 TDs, FAU beats Charlotte 45-27
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Chris Robison and Malcolm Davidson each accounted for two touchdowns and Florida Atlantic rolled to a 45-27 victory over Charlotte on Saturday in a Conference USA opener. Robison was 20-of-27 passing for 312 yards with a pair of touchdown passes. Davidson, a freshman, added a career-high 83 yards rushing that included two touchdown runs. Chris Reynolds was 15 of 28 for 208 yards passing with three touchdown passes, but threw two of Charlotte's (2-3, 0-1) three interceptions. Deangelo Antoine's only carry, a 66-yarder on FAU's first play from scrimmage, set up Larry McCammon III's 3-yard TD run on the next play and the Owls never trailed.
10 most valuable college football players from Florida teams
These 10 Sunshine State players are likely to have the most impact on the fate of their teams this season. He led Florida State in receiving with 744 yards (breaking the school's freshman record) and eight touchdowns, including the game-winning 74-yard catch in a 22-21 upset against No. Zuniga has started 22 games in his career, making him one of the more experienced members of the Florida defense. Pinckney ranked third on the team with 74 total tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks last season. His lone interception of 2018 came against rival Florida State, helping the Hurricanes rally from a 27-7 deficit in the third quarter to win 28-27.