Messenger Sports Briefs for August 5

Messenger Sports Briefs for August 5
Briefly

Hardin County QB
commits to Memphis

Hardin County senior quarterback Will Gilchrist has committed to play college football at the University of Memphis.
Gilchrist will join the Tigers, who run a spread offense that is similar to the one he has been apart of at HC.
Last season, Gilchrist passed for 2,100 yards and he rushed for an additional 500 yards and he accumulated 29 total touchdowns.
Gilchrist also grabbed the interest of Ohio, Middle Tennessee, Tennessee State, Louisiana Tech and Navy.

Reds’ minor leaguer
returns to U of M grid

MEMPHIS (AP) — A pitcher in the Cincinnati Reds organization is trying out for the quarterback spot on the University of Memphis’ football team.
The team reported to campus on Sunday.
He spent the summer as a first-year pitcher for the Reds’ Rookie League team in Billings, Mont.
Will Hudgens left last week to participate in the football team’s preseason camp, which started early Monday morning.
The senior at Memphis says he’s looking forward to resuming his football career, one that has included stints as the team’s starting quarterback, deep snapper, fullback and power back.

Vandy suspends RB
for nightclub incident

NASHVILLE (AP) — Vanderbilt has suspended running back Jermaine Doster for the season for violating team rules after the 20-year-old was arrested last month following an incident at a Florida night club.
Coach Bobby Johnson announced the suspension over the weekend while talking to reporters after the first practice of fall camp.
Johnson says Doster will practice with the team, but the redshirt freshman will not play in any games.
According to police, Doster was asked to leave The Honey-Pot Bar and arrested when he failed to cooperate. He was charged with misdemeanors including disorderly conduct, criminal mischief and obstructing an officer without violence.
Doster is the younger brother of the late Kwane Doster, a Commodores running back shot to death in Tampa in 2004.

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