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Zeier coming back for senior season

Published Dec. 14, 1993|Updated Oct. 10, 2005

Georgia quarterback Eric Zeier said Monday he will not skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. "The only way I would have considered going pro would be if I were convinced I would be a first- or second-round draft choice," Zeier said at a news conference. "The consensus of opinion was that I would have gone in the third or fourth round." Zeier set a Southeastern Conference record for passing yards in a season at 3,525.

MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Florida State assistant coach John Eason turned down an offer to replace Ken Riley as Florida A&M coach. FAMU wide receivers coach Melvin Jones and Tyrone McGriff, interim coach at Bethune-Cookman, have applied for the job. Wide receiver Travis McGriff, son of former Florida standout Lee McGriff, told the Gainesville Sun he has made an oral commitment to the Gators. McGriff played receiver, defensive back and quarterback for P.K. Yonge in Gainesville.

BASEBALL: Cleveland traded infielder Randy Milligan, 32, to the Montreal. Cleveland will receive a player to be named. Shortstop Ozzie Guillen and the Chicago White Sox agreed to a $12.5-million, three-year contract extension through 1997 with a club option for 1998. Lynn Martin, a former Secretary of Labor in the Bush administration, withdrew her name from consideration for major-league commissioner. Legislation to end major-league baseball's exemption from federal antitrust laws will be considered at hearings next year by the House Judiciary Committee, said Rep. Jack Brooks, D-Texas, the panel's chairman.

VOLLEYBALL: Florida sophomore and SEC player of the year Aycan Gokberk will not play in the NCAA Final Four because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. The Gators play Long Beach State Thursday at Madison, Wis.

SKIING: Christian Mayer of Australia won his first giant slalom in a World Cup event in Val D'isere, France. Alberto Tomba, winner of the past two Olympic giant slaloms, was 17th.

FOOTBALL: Season tickets are on sale for the 1994 Tampa Bay Storm season at the ThunderDome. The package consists of eight home games (one exhibition, six regular-season games and a playoff game). The gridiron package costs $200 per seat ($75 per seat deposit), the sideline package $128 ($50 deposit) and the end-zone package $88 ($50 deposit).

ET CETERA: Peter Ferraro had two goals and three assists to lead the United States to a 9-6 hockey triumph Sunday over Russia in Houston. Cuban basketball player Andres Guibert, who defected from his delegation to the Central American and Caribbean Games in November, has signed a contract to play with the Capitalinos team of San Juan. Undefeated Yuri Arbachakov knocked down Cha Nam-Hoon in the 11th round and retained the WBC flyweight title with a unanimous decision.

_ Compiled from wire reports


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