Friday Sports Briefs

UConn’s Kendall Reyes Waits for the Call Desmond Conner of the Hartford Courant has written a nice story on UConn defensive tackle Kendall Reyes, who is expected to be drafted tonight in the second or third round of the NFL Draft.  Conner accurately describes Reyes as a “true gentlemen and class act.”  Best of luck to Reyes, receiver Kashif Moore […]

Eric Kettani’s Military Obligation Reminiscent of Caleb Campbell

About 10 days ago, Eric Kettani was released from the practice squad of the New England Patriots.  The reason for his release: Kettani was called to active duty by the United States Navy.  Kettani subsequently reported for duty, but is appealing the Navy’s decision denying him leave to continue his professional football career. According to the Nashua Telegraph, Kettani’s appeal […]

Timing Pattern: Department of Defense Decision on Caleb Campbell Lacks Thought, Fairness

By now, the story of Caleb Campbell is quite familiar.  Campbell, a standout safety at Army, was drafted by the Detroit Lions this year’s NFL Draft (7th round, 218th overall).  Before the draft, it was made clear that Army policy allowed cadets with unique and extraordinary talents to serve as recruiters rather than offices in combat.  The […]