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Post by shovelhd » Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:28 am

James Ihedigbo leads Jets teammates to Haiti

http://bostonherald.com/sports/football ... ition=also

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Post by chapter 11 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:52 pm

As a J-E-T fan, great article.

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Post by Winslow05 » Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:43 pm

Great story to hear. James really seems to be making UMass proud both on and off the field.

As a side note, all these people who are going to Haiti to help out are real hero. My girlfriend is a nurse and she is leaving Wednesday with a group of other nurses. This was a true tragedy what happened there and there are a lot of great people who have helped and are helping those people.

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Post by Mark 80 » Tue Jun 01, 2010 2:42 pm

Another article with James.
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Post by Jack » Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:23 am

It would be awesome if James can win a starting Safety job on the Jets Defense and if Vlad can win the starting job at LG next to DBRick and Mangold. It should be fun to follow this story in as camps get underway.

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Post by harbo » Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:40 pm

http://www.newyorkjets.com/photos-and-v ... b2a75e9932

James makes a nice play on punt coverage at 2:45 in this video. Still not sure why it wasn't ruled a fumble.

My biggest frustration with the NFL is the nit-picky rules which seem to contradict each other. Compare this play (yeah, I know the ball was being run and he was down a split second before the ball came out) to Calvin Johnson's (yeah I know, he's on my fantasy team) non-catch for not theoretically not completing the catch. Just seems too inconsistent with guys "breaking the plane" on a run and losing the ball a split second later while a receiver gets two feet down and starts to roll and then losing the ball.

Anyway, James offered one bright spot in an otherwise dismal night, including a Slauson "Linda Ronstat" play that led to yet another Sanchez sack.

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Post by dingo38 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 3:17 pm

It was a nice play. Though earlier he just about broke his ankle being duped by another punt return. Luckily (i can't believe i'm typing this) gholston was there and made the play. James made up for it too. Also had some decent pressure on Flacco. Not that it helped much.
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Post by Jack » Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:08 pm

I think it helped alot. James made some nice plays . Interesting to see James crashing on Flacco just like the old days - the commentators missed that. Nice to see James' signed Jersey in the Hangar BTW 8)

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Post by jjmc85 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:42 pm

Flacco never played UMass. He was a Blue Hen for the 2006 and 2007 season, and we missed Delaware those years.
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Post by Jack » Sat Sep 25, 2010 1:34 pm

huge clip of Ihedigbo Leading the Jets in pre-game pep talk on Inside the NFL. He had a pretty good game on ST and causng brady to hurry during the Jets beatdown of the pats last week.

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Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Sat Sep 25, 2010 2:17 pm

I assume they gave James the opportunity because of all of the publicity around UMASS given how well we performed against Michigan and Mr. Parks passing. Good for him!

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Post by alan » Mon Dec 06, 2010 9:34 pm

Nice sack by JI!
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Post by Old Cage » Tue Dec 07, 2010 11:20 am

Newark paper:

"S James Ihedigbo left the game with what he said was a high ankle sprain."

A very large Pat landed on it.

He had a clean sack on Brady early. I heard UMass mentioned twice.
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Post by Pierce9999 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 2:53 pm

Jack - "beatdown"? The Pats lead that game and I'd hardly call it a beatdown. Now last night, that was a BEAT-DOWN. Old school, behind the wood shed style. Go Pats!

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Post by Jeff93 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 12:48 pm

Old Cage wrote: I heard UMass mentioned twice.
Not being argumentative, but I believe the announcer actually said "Massachusetts" both times, maybe a subliminal nod to Jack Leahman... lol :wink:

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