SEARCH
Join OwlAccess.com today! Members log in now!
Black Tuesday as former FAU linebacker Joseph is waived by Raiders

No Florida Atlantic player has made the regular-season roster of a National Football League team, and the odds just got a lot slimmer that the streak will be snapped this season.

The ranks of former Owls who will be heading to NFL training camps was cut in half Tuesday when linebacker Frantz Joseph was waived by the Raiders.

Jervonte Jackson is still scheduled to report to Philadelphia Eagles training camp later this month, but it was always assumed Joseph had the best chance to be the first Owl to play in the NFL.

After all, it was Joseph who had the ESPN crew in tow at FAU's Pro Day. And there were plenty of articles written out of Oakland raving about Joseph's play.

Well, that apparently didn't impress the Raiders who unceremoniously dumped Joseph before training camp even began.

Joseph might land on his feet. Joseph said he had offers from the Ravens and the Redskins before he signed as a free agent after being shunned in the NFL Draft.

We'll see, but for now all the Owl fans who bought a Frantz Joseph Raiders jersey had better trade it in for an Eagles' jersey with Jackson's name on the back.
July 14, 2009

More Most Recent Message Board Posts

Yes, that is the young man. Thanks for the information. I hope he gets a shot somewhere else.

I believe you must be talking about Robert Lohnes. I had not heard why he left.

Sorry to hear that. He was exciting to watch and he seemed to have a lot of heart too. What was his name? I hope another school picks him up.

They wouldn't give him a scholarship so he quit

Owl Access, what ever happened to our punt returner that was from the Tampa area? He was about 5'6" and really fast. I can't remember his name.

More Latest Videos

ADVERTISEMENT