Sep/11/13 08:35 AM
WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have added 22-year-old import running back Shawnbrey McNeal to their practice roster.
Listed at 5-9 and 181 pounds, McNeal played at Southern Methodist University in 2009, where he rushed for 1,188 yards and 12 touchdowns, plus two receiving TDs.
McNeal spent his freshman and sophomore years at Miami, Fla., in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Undrafted, McNeal has had tryouts with the San Diego Chargers, Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins and New York Giants of the NFL.
Jun/02/13 09:39 PM
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Receiver Mike Williams, a former NFL first-round draft pick, was among three players released Friday by the Toronto Argonauts.
Also let go were running back Shawnbrey McNeal and offensive lineman Josh Prinsen, who played his college football at Queen's.
The six-foot-five, 241-pound Williams played at the University of Southern California and was selected 10th overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2005 NFL draft.
Williams, 29, spent five seasons in the league with Detroit, Oakland and Seattle, registering 127 catches for 1,526 yards and five TDs in 56 career games before being released by the Seahawks on July 13, 2012.
May/13/12 12:50 PM
Some veterans in NY Giants camp listed as a veteran tryout by the Giants are center Jamaal Jackson, quarterback Dan LeFevour, safety Will Hill, tackle Renardo Foster, guard Rich Ornberger, linebacker Nathan Triplett, punter Jy Bond, long snapper Scott Albritton, defensive end Lindsey Witten, defensive tackle Dexter Larimore, cornerback E.J. Whitley, running back Shawnbrey McNeal, cornerback Maurice Rolle, cornerback Dante Hughes and kicker Clint Stitser.
Some of the undrafted rookie free agents include UMass wide receiver Julian Talley, Arizona wide receiver David Douglas, Rutgers fullback Joe Martinek, Miami safety Jojo Nicolas, McNeese State safety Janzen Jackson, Louisiana Tech defensive end Matt Broha, Miami defensive end Adewale Ojomo and Nebraska-Kearney guard Stephen Goodin.