Chris Claiborne
All-American college football player, professional football player, linebacker
Chris Claiborne
Christopher Ashon Claiborne is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for eight seasons. Claiborne played college football for the University of Southern California, and was recognized as an All-American. He was a first-round pick in the 1999 NFL Draft, and played professionally for the Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Rams and New York Giants of the NFL.
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Standout Su'a Cravens gives USC more safety at linebacker
LATimes - over 1 year
Chris Claiborne saw Su'a Cravens' potential. Cravens knew Claiborne's resume. When Cravens joined Claiborne's passing-league team before his senior year in high school, he was a two-way star and top college prospect. Claiborne, a first-round NFL draft pick who played eight pro seasons, is the only...
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WHEELER: My Own 2012 NFL Mock Draft
CBS St. Louis - almost 5 years
It’s NFL Draft Day and for draft geeks like yours truly it’s one of year’s top sports days… I realize that only the 1st round will be held tonight but that’s the best round anyway. It’s where all of the excitement is. Well, for the past 15 or so years I’ve done my own mock draft for on-air purposes and this year is no different. Here are a couple of quick rules I set up for myself, just so you know how I’m playing this game: — I never forecast trades because it’s just too unpredictable — I’m not making predictions of what the teams will do, I’m simply offering up what I would do if I were making the picks myself (a scary thought for some, I know) As is the case with most NFL teams, my opinions on players wind up as a mixed bag of great picks and  stunningly awful ones. I thought guys like DE Andre Wadsworth (3rd overall ’98), Chris Claiborne (9th overall ’99), Lavar Arrington (2nd overall in ’00) and David Terrell (8th overall ’01) were going to be superstars. So, yeah. That ...
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Expect USC's Lane Kiffin to have deep thoughts when it comes to using roster - Los Angeles Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
55, previously worn by USC standouts including Junior Seau and Chris Claiborne. "They told me they wanted me to wear that number and now I know the tradition behind it," said Dawson, who is from Junction City, Ky. "I don't mind wearing it
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Norco's Starr shines in the Big VIII League - Press-Enterprise
Google News - over 5 years
Starr hopes to follow in the great linebacker lineage that includes Junior Seau, Chris Claiborne, Clay Matthews and Brian Cushing. Starr said he's not worried about the recent sanctions imposed on the program. In fact, the offer from USC became more
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Starr, Ruffin keeping in touch, eager to join the Cardinal and Gold in 2012 - ESPN
Google News - over 5 years
Junior Seau, Chris Claiborne, Richard Wood, Keith Rivers, Chip Banks and Jack Del Rio are just some of the names that dot the Trojans history books at the position. In the middle part of the past decade, USC rolled out a linebacker
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USC relying on top-five recruiting class - Daily Trojan Online
Google News - over 5 years
Typically given to a standout linebacker, it has been worn by the likes of Junior Seau, Chris Claiborne and Keith Rivers, most recently. With that kind of history behind the number, it was understandably big news when Dawson was given the No
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Riverside Sport Hall of Fame honors 2011 class - Press-Enterprise
Google News - almost 6 years
That reception gave the young athletes an opportunity to actually talk to the new Hall of Famers -- football stars Sonny Bishop, Mark Green and Chris Claiborne, Olympic cyclist Skip Cutting, Rubidoux High and UCR multi-sport athlete Mavis Washington,
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Riverside Sport Hall ceremony a day early - Press-Enterprise
Google News - almost 6 years
This year's induction class includes former RCC football star Sonny Bishop, world-class cyclist Skip Cutting, former Notre Dame and Chicago Bears running back Mark Green, former USC and NFL linebacker Chris Claiborne, four-sport UC Riverside star Mavis
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Colorado, Utah prepare for Pac-12 football - The Seattle Times
Google News - almost 6 years
55 to incoming Kentucky product Lamar Dawson, hoping he rises to the level of previous "55" LBs Junior Seau, Willie McGinest and Chris Claiborne. ... Three starting linebackers sat out the spring game. ... Overall, USC figures to need significant help
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Rams essentially moved up in first round - ESPN (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
The next two players taken, David Boston and Chris Claiborne, never met expectations. Overall, however, teams searching for non-quarterbacks stood to benefit. The Rams are hoping first-round choice Robert Quinn fits into that group with James,
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TRANSACTIONS
NYTimes - about 10 years
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX--Announced the retirement of OF Gabe Kapler and named him manager of Greenville of the South Atlantic League. Named Arnie Beyeler manager of Portland of the EL. DETROIT TIGERS--Declined to tender a contract offer to OF Alexis Gomez. LOS ANGELES ANGELS--Declined to tender a contract offer to RHP Jason Bulger.
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PRO FOOTBALL; Day After Debacle, the Giants Close Ranks
NYTimes - about 10 years
The focus on the foibles of the Giants has reached the sideline, where an increasingly frustrated, red-faced 60-year-old coach is trying to revive a season that threatens to fall apart, if not cost him his job. Tom Coughlin's team has lost three games in a row, the latest an unhinged collapse against the Tennessee Titans. The Giants led by 21-0 in
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PRO FOOTBALL; Offensive Lineman Goes From Blue Jersey to Green
NYTimes - over 10 years
All around offensive lineman Na'Shan Goddard in the Jets' locker room Monday, players were talking about having to face New England the week after a Patriots loss. Goodard, looking a little lost himself, sat alone in front of a cubicle with no name plate and tried to make sense of his surroundings. ''It's the small bad part that people don't know
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PRO FOOTBALL; Some Injuries to Giants Look Very Familiar
NYTimes - over 10 years
Carlos Emmons zigzagged through a pocket of reporters standing in the Giants' locker room, risking injury with each step. Emmons did not consider chewing on a toothpick as an occupational hazard. But given the spate of injuries suffered by Giants linebackers, he would have been wise to have taken it out of his mouth. The Giants started nine players
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PRO FOOTBALL; For 2 Star Running Backs, Leaving Isn't Easy
NYTimes - over 10 years
Curtis Martin and Tiki Barber spent a day together in July shooting a McDonald's commercial. Between takes, they talked about their plans for life after football. Neither Martin nor Barber, the running backs and longtime stars of the Jets and Giants, respectively, expected to be facing those plans by midseason. Two weeks ago, Barber revealed his
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PRO FOOTBALL; As Giants Sizzle, Manning Gets Pass On Razzle-Dazzle
NYTimes - over 10 years
It took until midway through his third season, but quarterback Eli Manning is no longer the primary story line of the Giants. It is not a ritual, as it had been, that Manning's performance come under play-by-play scrutiny, that everything from his decision making to his accuracy to his demeanor be fodder for someone's analysis. Instead, he has
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TRANSACTIONS
NYTimes - almost 12 years
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS--Agreed to terms with C Victor Martinez, 1B-DH Travis Hafner, INF Jhonny Peralta, OF Coco Crisp, OF Franklin Gutierrez, C Josh Bard, RHP Andrew Brown, RHP Fernando Cabrera, RHP Fausto Carmona, RHP Matt Miller and RHP Kazuhito Tadano. OAKLAND ATHLETICS--Agreed to terms with RHP Kiko Calero, RHP Justin
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