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Archive for Sunday, April 27, 2008

Free-agent frenzy begins

April 27, 2008, 7:40 p.m. Updated April 27, 2008, 9:00 p.m.

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Former Kansas University and Lawrence High football standout Brandon McAnderson has agreed in principle to a free-agent deal with the NFL's St. Louis Rams.

McAnderson, a 6-foot, 235-pound fullback, was a 1,000-yard rusher for the Jayhawks, but was not picked in the seven-round NFL Draft this weekend. St. Louis showed immediate interest in signing him as a free agent once the draft concluded.

McClinton not yet signed

Former KU defensive tackle James McClinton remains unsigned and didn't expect to get a deal in place Sunday night.

"We're talking to some NFL teams," said Kevin Robinson, McClinton's agent.

Franchises might be hesitant due to some recent medical issues surrounding McClinton. The 6-foot, 290-pounder suffered a seizure in January, though he insists he's fine.

Either way, the spiritual McClinton is keeping a positive attitude.

"The Lord will lead me to the team He wants me to be at," McClinton said.

For more news on KU players and their NFL prospects, check back to KUSports.com throughout Sunday night.

Comments

maxcrabb 5 years, 11 months ago

Yeah McAnderson!You deserve a contract with any team you choose, and anyone who says otherwise is just jealous of your talent!

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