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McLane grad Thompson to play tight end for Connecticut

   July 19, 2013 8:47 am    0

General McLane graduate Quinn Thompson will play tight end and wear No. 83 during his freshman season with the University of Connecticut football team. The school recently posted the Huskies’ roster and Thompson’s bio on its website. Thompson is listed at 6 feet 4 inches, 222 pounds. He played quarterback and defensive end during his senior…


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Wreh-Wilson counts down to Titans training camp

   July 18, 2013 5:04 pm    0

Check out John Dudley’s story on Blidi Wreh-Wilson’s offseason with the Tennessee Titans, including the rookie minicamp, organized team activities and rookie symposium. Wreh-Wilson, a General McLane and University of Connecticut graduate, will begin training camp with the Titans on Wednesday. The third-round pick will look to earn playing time at cornerback.


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Wreh-Wilson talks about heading South in Titans notebook

   May 10, 2013 11:34 am    0

  General McLane and University of Connecticut grad Blidi Wreh-Wilson is at the Tennessee Titans’ rookie minicamp this weekend. He told a reporter that he’s getting his first exposure to the South. “(Seeing a different part of the country is) something that I wanted to do,” Wreh-Wilson told “I’ve never been part of the…


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Wreh-Wilson has arrived in Nashville for Titans rookie minicamp

   May 9, 2013 9:32 pm    0

General McLane and University of Connecticut graduate Blidi Wreh-Wilson arrived in Nashville, Tenn., today to prepare for the Tennessee Titans’ rookie minicamp. The three-day camp runs Friday through Sunday. Most rookie minicamps are glorified orientations, with the teams mentally preparing young players for the full minicamps. Unsigned free agent invitees use the three days as…


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Tennessee Titans coaches talk about drafting Wreh-Wilson

   April 29, 2013 3:20 pm    0

Former General McLane and University of Connecticut standout Blidi Wreh-Wilson was selected by the Tennessee Titans Friday with the 70th overall pick in the third round of the NFL Draft. Read what the Titans’ website wrote about Wreh-Wilson and watch video of head coach Mike Munchak, college scout Richard Shelton and assistant secondary coach Steve Brown as…


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Wreh-Wilson looks for second-day call in NFL Draft

   April 26, 2013 5:37 am    0

General McLane and University of Connecticut graduate Blidi Wreh-Wilson will wait for a call today on the second day of the NFL Draft. Wreh-Wilson was not selected in the first round Thursday, but he was not generally considered a likely opening-round pick. Most draft analysts had rated him as a second-round or third-round pick. If…


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Wreh-Wilson gets pre-draft buzz from websites after pro day

   April 3, 2013 8:13 pm    0

The NFL Draft takes place in about three weeks, and General McLane graduate Blidi Wreh-Wilson is getting plenty of pre-draft buzz. Wreh-Wilson, a star cornerback at UConn, has been featured on several websites this week. One draft guru, Mel Kiper, projected that Wreh-Wilson might be picked by the Redskins with the 51st overall pick. The…


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Wreh-Wilson gets No. 4 cornerback ranking from Mayock

   March 4, 2013 3:14 pm    0

Blidi Wreh-Wilson has landed a spot on one NFL analyst’s list of top five cornerbacks for the NFL Draft. Mike Mayock of NFL Network ranks Wreh-Wilson as the No. 4 cornerback prospect for the draft, which will take place April 25-27. His positional rankings appear on Wreh-Wilson, a General McLane graduate and former University of Connecticut standout,…


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Wreh-Wilson finds NFL combine an ‘interesting process’

   February 27, 2013 11:58 am    0

Blidi Wreh-Wilson returned to Erie late Tuesday night after several grueling days at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. The General McLane graduate and former University of Connecticut star was ready for some sleep when his plane landed, according to his late-night tweet: “Just touched down in Erie! The combine was an amazing opportunity. Can’t wait to…


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Wreh-Wilson scheduled to hit field today at NFL combine

   February 26, 2013 9:02 am    0

General McLane graduate Blidi Wreh-Wilson is Erie County’s best hope to be selected in the NFL Draft in about a decade. If Wreh-Wilson can perform well today in the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis, he will stand a good chance to be picked in April’s draft, possibly within the first three rounds. Read more about Wreh-Wilson…


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