High School Buzz 

Local reaction to Lane Kiffin leaving Tennessee

  • 4:59 pm Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Lane Kiffin’s exit from Tennessee probably will not hurt the Volunteers recruiting efforts in South Florida. In fact, his departure might even help.
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WR Chris Dunkley will not enroll early at Florida

  • 10:26 pm Monday, January 11th, 2010 by Jason Lieser

Pahokee wide receiver Chris Dunkley said he graduated high school, but did not qualify to enroll early at the University of Florida.
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Former Pahokee star and Tennessee WR Nu’Keese Richardson pleads guilty

  • 2:02 pm Monday, January 11th, 2010 by Post Staff

Ex-Tennessee wide receiver Nu’Keese Richardson, who starred at Pahokee, today pleaded guilty to one county of armed robbery in Knoxville, Tenn.

From the Associated Press:

Richardson was charged Nov. 12 with then-teammates Mike Edwards and Janzen Jackson after three men reported to police that two men tried to rob them while they were sitting in their car at a Knoxville convenience store.

The victims later identified Richardson and Edwards as the two men who attempted robbery. One of the robbers brandished a pellet gun.

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Tennessee dismisses Nu’Keese Richardson, Mike Edwards

  • 1:37 pm Monday, November 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

If Pahokee’s Nu’Keese Richardson ever resurrects his football career, it won’t be at the University of Tennessee.

Volunteers coach Lane Kiffin on Monday announced the dismissal of Richardson and fellow freshman Mike Edwards following their arrests on charges of attempted armed robbery. The third player involved in last Thursday’s incident, Janzen Jackson, is suspended but remains on the team.

In a statement, Kiffin said he did “extensive research” and considered other disciplinary options for Richardson and Edwards, but ultimately decided it was in his program’s best interest to kick them off the team.

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Lane Kiffin: Arrested players not allowed near team

  • 12:01 pm Monday, November 16th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin told the Knoxville News Sentinel he will not allow Nu’Keese Richardson, Janzen Jackson and Mike Edwards in team facilities or meetings after the three were charged with attempted armed robbery last week.
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Jessie Hester: No chance Nu’Keese Richardson stays at Tennessee

  • 3:26 pm Friday, November 13th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

It was slightly surprising when Glades Central coach Jessie Hester mentioned the former Pahokee player and current Tennessee wide receiver Nu’Keese Richardson situation at last night’s Muck Bowl dinner with the Blue Devils, but he felt it was the right time to send a warning to players on both teams.
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Former Pahokee star Nu’Keese Richardson arrested for attempted armed robbery

  • 8:58 am Thursday, November 12th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Nu’Keese Richardson, the Pahokee wide receiver who famously de-committed from Florida to sign with Tennessee, was arrested early this morning in connection with an attempted armed robbery.

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Five fast thoughts on Pahokee’s 13-6 win over Atlantic

  • 1:02 am Saturday, September 5th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

No. 1 Pahokee looked awful in the first half, but got a big game from Chris Dunkley and a solid defensive performance to beat Atlantic 13-6 in the opener at Anquan Boldin Stadium. Here are five points worth pondering about that game:
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James Louis “frustrated” with Gators, commits to Ohio State

  • 3:52 pm Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 by Jason Lieser

Florida wanted Atlantic wide receiver James Louis to wait. So he did.

And then he decided to play for Ohio State.

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