ACU is beginning to spread out around the NFL as another team is now represented by a Wildcat.
Former Chicago Bear and free agent Danieal Manning has signed a deal with the Houston Texans. Manning, a safety, will look to stabilize what has been a shaky secondary the past few seasons.
The Texans didn’t just bolster their [...]
Two Wildcats will get their shot at the NFL when training camp starts later this week.
With the lockout over and teams scrambling to sign undrafted free agents, both Raymond Radway and Trevis Turner have been inked to deals with Super Bowl contenders.
Radway, a wide receiver and track star for ACU, will stay close to home [...]
Despite re-aggravating a groin injury suffered in the final game of the season for the Wildcats, former ACU Wildcat Edmund Gates still managed to impress scouts and other players at the 2011 NFL Combine over the weekend.
Gates’ participation in the combine marked the third straight year that a former ACU player was invited to the [...]
Johnny Knox went from relative anonymity to pre-draft phenom, with his time of 4.34 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.
After being drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round on the 2010 NFL draft, Knox astonished Bears fans with his speed when he blew by Charles Woodson of the Green Bay [...]
The Chicago Bears awarded former Wildcat and current Bears’ wide receiver Johnny Knox with the Brian Piccolo Award on Tuesday, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Knox and six-time Pro Bowl center Olin Kreutz were honored with the annual award given to a Chicago Bears’ rookie and veteran. The award honors players who demonstrate courage, loyalty and [...]
Bernard Scott and Lance Barrow are featured on bengals.com. The story is about what effect Barrow had on the air time ACU got after Scott’s 96-yard touchdown return against the Steelers.
Bernard Scott and Lance Barrow Story
Bernard Scott made his presence felt in the Bengals 18-12 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Scott scored on a 96-yard kick return, putting Cincinnati up 6-3. Scott Also saw time at running back when starter Cedric Benson went down with an injury.
Scott’s Touchdown Highlight
Post Game Interview
When the Bears met the Bengals in an NFL match-up it was a marquee day for ACU athletics. All three former Wildcats in the NFL were on the same field. Grant Boone chronicles the trip that some of the ACU staff made including Dr. Royce Money, President of ACU, and Jared Mosley, ACU Athletic Director.
From the Chicago Bears website here’s a player profile on former Wildcat Johnny Knox. Also, a great story about former Wildcats, Johnny Knox, Danieal Manning and Bernard Scott; who all played when Chicago visited the Cincinnati Bengals.
Former Wildcat Danieal Manning and Bears coach Lovie Smith have a special relationship that stems from their East Texas roots.
Some questions have been raised as to whether Johnny Knox celebrated prematurely on his 102-yard kickoff return. Replays show that the ball may not have crossed the goal line before Knox tossed it over his shoulder. Bears coach Lovie Smith was quick to point out that the Lions didn’t try to challenge the play.
The Bengals are 3-1 after beating the winless Cleveland Browns 23-20 on Sunday. Bernard Scott had six carries for 41 yards.