Brad Hoover
Player of American football
Brad Hoover
Bradley R. Hoover is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at Western Carolina.
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Grammarly, revisited
The Economist - over 4 years
LAST week I reported on Ben Yagoda's results from trying Grammarly, which for $140 per year will be "an automated proofreader and your personal grammar coach". I was sceptical that any such software could give consistently good results, and said so.  Brad Hoover, Grammarly's chief executive, subsequently wrote to me, and we spoke for a while. First he pointed to customer satisfaction: in a survey, "99% of student respondents said that it had improved their writing grades, and 84% said that it had improved their grades in general." Does this mean that they were simply leaning on Grammarly rather than learning to write?  Mr Hoover replied that 60% of respondents are more confident in their writing after using Grammarly. So what happened with Ben Yagoda's text, which Grammarly had flagged for 10 nonexistent errors? Mr Hoover says that Grammarly "isn't intended for professional writers to achieve the next level of language mastery, or to judge artistic prose." Grammarly is "meant to proo ...
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Panthers add DT Harrison and CB Brown off waivers - Examiner.com
Google News - over 5 years
That meant longtime Panthers such as Jake Delhomme, Brad Hoover, and Julius Peppers were shown the door to make room for the younger players. A year later, some of these young players are now leaving in order for the Carolina to meet the 53-man roster
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Cowboys Claim Fullback Tony Fiammetta - SB Nation
Google News - over 5 years
The Panthers waived fullback Tony Fiammetta, their starter last season and the man who had the misfortune to replace fan favorite Brad Hoover. Fiammetta didn't do a lot to endear himself to the old coaching staff and that didn't change after Ron Rivera
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NFL Roster Analysis 2011 - ESPN (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Surprise move: The Panthers waived fullback Tony Fiammetta, their starter last season and the man who had the misfortune to replace fan favorite Brad Hoover. Fiammetta didn't do a lot to endear himself to the old coaching staff and
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Middle TN hospitals take steps to halt ER violence - The Tennessean
Google News - over 5 years
That's why Dr. Brad Hoover, chairman of the emergency department at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, continually stresses a simple rule. “Don't allow yourself in a room with a patient or a family member between you and the door,” Hoover said
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NFL Predictions 2011: Picking the Final Order for the NFC South - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
They parted ways with longtime veterans Jake Delhomme, Julius Peppers, Nail Diggs, Muhsin Muhammad, Brad Hoover and Maake Kemoeatu. The Panthers also were hit by the injury bug and were left with a very inexperienced team. The young Panthers are not
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Hedgecock release potentially ends era - Lexington Dispatch
Google News - over 5 years
Ledford had two of them — Brad Hoover and Madison Hedgecock — for a five-year period. Of course, nothing lasts forever, especially in the NFL. Hoover was cut by the Carolina Panthers in 2010 and Hedgecock got released by the New York Giants last
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NFL's Best Pass Receiving Running Backs of Every Teams History - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
Brad Hoover tops the Panthers running backs receiving list with 145, 19 more than Foster, but it took him five more seasons to get his totals. Payton was the first round draft pick of the Bears in 1975. Chicago didn't seem to know what they had,
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NFL Quarterbacks: 7 of the Strangest Throwing Motions in League History - Bleacher Report
Google News - over 5 years
When playing in Carolina, full back Brad Hoover simply called it "weird." It is almost like a shot-put, but ones' arm gets drawn back further when tossing the big lead ball. It is similar to firing an arrow, if not for the odd cross-body follow through
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Stolen Korean War medals recovered after 38 years - The Shippensburg News-Chronicle
Google News - over 5 years
"I reached back into a small space under the floorboards and pulled out a small zip lock bag that was wrapped up,” says Brad Hoover, of Hoover's Plumbing and Heating in Newville. Hoover says he set the packet aside and went on with his work
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Cold case: Witness to '94 murder went missing before trial - San Jose Mercury News
Google News - over 5 years
"This whole thing is about meth," his father said. "He had no business with that crowd. John was around Brad Hoover for the drugs." Wagner Jr.'s testimony about the murder was recorded on tape, but was never used at the trial, Orio said
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Cold case: Witness to '94 murder - Vallejo Times-Herald
Google News - over 5 years
John was around Brad Hoover for the drugs." Wagner Jr.'s testimony about the murder was recorded on tape, but was never used at the trial, Orio said. Chasserau said she was not worried at first when she did not hear from her son for about a week
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Barton outlines accomplishments, goals for chamber - Mohave Valley News
Google News - over 5 years
... Timeless Classic Cars; Chef Paul Terry, Chef PT Enterprises; Paul Bull, State Farm Insurance; Carolyn Barker, United Country Avalon Properties; Phill Brack, Brack Construction; Brad Hoover, Hoover International; Steven Brown, Mutual of Omaha Bank;
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'Praying for Jacob' weekend to benefit injured 5-year-old - Statesville Record & Landmark
Google News - over 5 years
Some of the items for the silent auction include a grandfather clock, autographed items from NASCAR champion Jimmy Johnson and former Carolina Panthers player Brad Hoover. Griffith said the items are now on display at Cornerstone and anyone interested
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Hoover resigns from Needles economic panel - Mohave Valley News
Google News - over 5 years
NEEDLES — Brad Hoover, president of the Needles Economic Development Corporation, gave the non-profit organization his letter of resignation as president during its regular meeting Wednesday
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2010 Panthers Position Review: Fullbacks - Cat Scratch Reader
Google News - over 5 years
The 2010 season was the first season since 2000 that the position was not locked down by long-time fan favorite Brad Hoover. If you go back and watch 2008 highlights of RB DeAngelo Williams or Jonathan Stewart you will most likely also see Hoover
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Some of life's finer, most awesome things exist right here - Lexington Dispatch
Google News - almost 6 years
State championship banners and awards line gymnasiums and trophy cases throughout our county, and when I hear names like Perry Tuttle, Joe McIntosh, Deems May, Brad Hoover and Madison Hedgecock, the memories are pretty awesome
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6 Arizona tequilas worth a shot - Arizona Republic
Google News - almost 6 years
What's the story: Brad Hoover founded the Scottsdale-based brand in 2008 and promoted it around the country. Hoover passed away in late 2010, but the brand continues. Its reposado was awarded a double gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Brad Hoover
    THIRTIES
  • 2008
    Age 31
    In 2008 Hoover was inducted by Western Carolina University into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 2004
    Age 27
    During the Panthers run to Super Bowl XXXVIII, he was the primary blocker for Stephen Davis, allowing Davis to rush for a team record 1,444 yards. 2004 saw Hoover miss the first game of his career due to injury, as he sat out several games with an injured hip.
    More Details Hide Details However, he still managed to contribute on offense, catching two touchdown passes and rushing for 246 yards. On March 8, 2010, Hoover was released by the Panthers.
  • 2002
    Age 25
    After switching to fullback for his second season, he became the full-time starter in 2002.
    More Details Hide Details He caught two passes for touchdowns that season, the first touchdown receptions of his career.
  • 2000
    Age 23
    Hoover went undrafted in the 2000 NFL Draft; he was later signed as a free agent by the Carolina Panthers.
    More Details Hide Details After a foot injury sidelined starting running back Tshimanga Biakabutuka, Hoover got two starts at tailback, including a Monday Night Football game against the Green Bay Packers where he became only the second rookie in team history to post a 100-yard game (Fred Lane was the first).
    He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details He played college football at Western Carolina. Hoover was a Shrine Bowl participant and an all-state selection at Ledford Senior High School in Wallburg, North Carolina. He led the state with 2,662 yards rushing and scored 34 touchdowns as a senior. He earned Davidson County, North Carolina and Central Carolina Conference Player of the Year honors. Hoover made a big impact at Western Carolina University being second all-time in school history in career yards. Hoover exploded his junior season by setting a school rushing record with 1,663 yards, scoring 13 touchdowns in the process. He earned first-team All-Southern Conference honors as a result. His senior year, he followed up with 1,025 yards and 12 touchdowns, good enough for second-team All-SoCon. He became only the second player in school history to post back-to-back 1,000 rushing yard seasons. His 3,616 career yards are good enough for second all-time in school history, and his 28 touchdowns place him fifth on the list. He is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity at Western and has contributed greatly to charitable causes in the Piedmont of North Carolina.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1976
    Born
    Born on November 11, 1976.
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