Former walk-on Luberice now home at TE
Here's a link to a story in Monday's Times on former walk-on Kenneth Luberice, a special-teams leader who was placed on scholarship this fall and is competing for the starting tight end job after three seasons at different positions on defense.
USF coach Jim Leavitt says Luberice might be the toughest player on the Bulls roster, but his academics are just as impressive: He is on course to graduate in December with a degree in biomedical science, with a double minor in applied biophysics and public health. He hopes to start medical school next year, ideally at USF. All that with grades good enough to make the Big East Academic All-Star team.
-- Bucs update: Coach Raheem Morris said Sunday that former USF defensive end Jarriett Buie, trying to make the team as an undrafted rookie, has a "small sprain" -- he didn't say what was injured, but said "he might miss a couple days of practice but I think he'll be ready to go." There are roster cutdowns after the next preseason game, so it's important for Buie to get healthy and show the Bucs what he can do ...