Colts sign former Patriot Deion Branch ahead of Saturday showdown

Colts sign former Patriot Deion Branch ahead of Saturday showdown

Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Deion Branch signed by Indianapolis Colts prior to playoff game against the New England Patriots.
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NFL: Indianapolis 39, Denver 33

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Andrew Luck tossed three touchdown passes Sunday and Indianapolis spoiled the homecoming of ex-Colts quarterback Peyton Manning with a 39-33 win over Denver.

NFL: San Diego 24, Oakland 21

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- San Diego's Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes Sunday and the Chargers closed out their season with a 24-21 decision over Oakland.

NFL: Baltimore 55, Oakland 20

BALTIMORE, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Joe Flacco amassed 341 yards Sunday, firing a trio of touchdown passes in the Baltimore Ravens' 55-20 rout of Oakland.

NFL: Oakland 26, Kansas City 16

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Oakland's Carson Palmer threw two touchdown passes Sunday in the Raiders' second straight win, a 26-16 verdict over Kansas City.

NFL: Oakland 27, Minnesota 21

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Carson Palmer ran for a score and threw for another Sunday, boosting the Oakland Raiders to a 27-21 victory over Minnesota.

NFL: Oakland 25, Houston 20

HOUSTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Campbell threw two touchdown passes, including a go-ahead score in the fourth quarter, and the grieving Oakland Raiders downed Houston 25-20.
NFL: Oakland 33, Seattle 3

NFL: Oakland 33, Seattle 3

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Jason Campbell fired two touchdown passes and Sebastian Janikowski hit four field goals Sunday in the Oakland Raiders' 33-3 rout of Seattle.
NFL: Dallas 24, Oakland 7

NFL: Dallas 24, Oakland 7

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Tony Romo passed for 309 yards and two touchdowns Thursday to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 24-7 win over Oakland.

COL FB: Maryland 26, Wake Forest 0

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Quarterback Chris Turner completed 28-of-41 passes for 321 yards with one touchdown Saturday, helping Maryland blast 19th-ranked Wake Forest 26-0.

COL FB: Maryland 35, California 27

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Da'Rel Scott and Chris Turner accounted for four touchdowns Saturday, keying Maryland's surprising 35-27 victory over No. 25 California.

COL FB: Maryland 42, Boston College 35

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Chris Turner was 21-of-27 passing for 337 yards and three touchdowns Saturday night, as Maryland sent No. 8 Boston College to it second straight loss, 42-35.

COL FB: Maryland 24, Purdue 7

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Sam Hollenbach threw two touchdown passes Friday night as Maryland beat Purdue, 24-7, at the Champ Sports Bowl in Orlando.

COL FB: Maryland 14, Miami-Florida 13

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Darrius Heyward-Bey caught five passes for 175 yards and two TDs and Trey Covington had a key interception Saturday as No. 24 Maryland beat Miami, 14-13.

COL FB: Georgia Tech 27, Maryland 23

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Tashard Choice rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as No. 20 Georgia Tech rebounded from a nine-point deficit to defeat Maryland, 27-23.
Darrius Heyward-Bey
The University of Maryland's Darrius Heyward-Bey (8) catches a 96 yard touchdown pass from Sam Hollenbach in the second quarter against the The University of Miami Hurricanes on November 11, 2006 at Byrd Stadium in College Park, Maryland. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Darrius Heyward-Bey (born February 26, 1987) is an American football wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Raiders seventh overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Maryland.

Heyward-Bey attended the McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Maryland, where he played football as a wide receiver and linebacker. During his senior year, he earned first-team all-state honors and was named a PrepStar All-American. In track and field, he finished fifth at nationals as a junior and was the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) champion in the 100- and 200-meter dashes. He also ran a 60 meter indoor time of 6.83 his junior year and 6.82 his senior year, the joint 6th and joint 4th fastest times in the nation respectively.

Heyward-Bey was recruited by Alabama, Boston College, Michigan State, Pittsburgh, and Virginia, before ultimately choosing to attend Maryland.

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