Prescott Burgess, Baltimore Ravens, LB, 2 years experience: The Warren Harding High graduate spent


Prescott Burgess, Baltimore Ravens, LB, 2 years experience: The Warren Harding High graduate spent the 2008 season on injured reserve with a wrist injury.

Doug Datish, Tennessee Titans, OL, 2 years: Howland grad and former Ohio State lineman was signed to the Titans’ practice squad on Dec. 23. Also spent time on rosters of Falcons and Colts in 2008.

Keilen Dykes, Arizona Cardinals, DL, 1 year: Chaney grad spent the 2008 season on the practice squad.

Pierre Garcon, Indianapolis Colts, WR, 1 year: Mount Union graduate appeared in 14 games, catching four passes for 26 yards.

John Greco, St. Louis Rams, OL, 1 year: Boardman High grad appeared in 10 games. He got his first career start in Week 17 at right guard.

Marlin Jackson, Colts, CB, 4 years: Sharon High grad made 47 tackles and intercepted one pass in seven games. Suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice in October.

Mario Manningham, New York Giants, WR, 1 year: Warren Harding grad caught four passes for 46 yards in eight games.

Marcus Mason, RB, New York Jets, 2 years: The YSU graduate was re-signed by the Jets on Dec. 21 after being waived on Dec. 8. He spent two months on their practice squad during the season. He also spent time on the rosters of the Redskins and Ravens in 2008.

Mike McGlynn, Philadelphia Eagles, OL, 1 year: Fitch grad appeared in four games at guard, including Wild Card win over Minnesota.

Antwaun Molden, Houston Texans, CB, 1 year: The former Harding player appeared in 14 games, making 20 tackles. He fractured his ankle in Week 15 and was placed on injured reserve.

Keiwan Ratliff, free agent, DB, 5 years: Youngstown native appeared in 13 games for the Colts, starting four, and made 32 tackles and two interceptions. Returned two punts for six yards and made four tackles in playoff loss to San Diego.

Anthony Smith, Green Bay Packers, DB, 3 years: Hubbard grad signed with Packers on March 9. Appeared in 14 games with the Pittsburgh Steelers, making nine tackles.

Brad Smith, New York Jets, WR, 3 years: Chaney grad appeared in 15 games, starting one. He rushed 12 times for 113 yards, had 12 catches for 64 yards and returned four kicks for 39 yards.

Isaac Smolko, Ravens, TE, 2 years: Springfield grad was signed to the team’s practice squad on Dec. 10. He signed a one-year future contract after the season. Also appeared on the Jaguars’ and Colts’ rosters in 2008.

Steve Vallos, Seattle Seahawks, OL, 2 years: Boardman grad appeared in all 16 games, starting the last five at center.

Vindicator staff report

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