NFL: Tampa Bay 24, Jacksonville 23

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Luke McCown connected on 6-of-9 passes for 51 yards and two touchdowns Saturday in Tampa Bay's 24-23 exhibition victory over Jacksonville.

NFL: Jacksonville 24, Washington 3

LANDOVER, Md., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- David Garrard, Cleo Lemon and Todd Bouman all threw touchdown passes Thursday, carrying Jacksonville to a 24-3 exhibition decision over Washington.

Vikings reverse field on player pay issue

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings reversed themselves Saturday and won't dock wide receiver Troy Williamson a week's pay for missing a game after his grandmother died.

Vikings WR fined after leaving the team

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Troy Williamson was fined after missing last Sunday's game against San Diego because of his grandmother's death.

NFL: Chicago 19, Minnesota 16

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Rex Grossman threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Rashied Davis with 1:53 left Sunday afternoon as the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings, 19-16.

NFL: Minnesota 30, Baltimore 7

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Fred Smoot scored on a 69-yard interception return Friday night as Minnesota trounced the Baltimore Ravens, 30-7.

Alex Smith top overall choice in NFL Draft

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- Utah quarterback Alex Smith was chosen by the San Francisco 49ers Saturday as the top overall pick in the NFL draft.

Utes' Smith joins players to try for NFL

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Utah quarterback Alex Smith announced Tuesday he will declare for the NFL draft, joining other stars planning to leave school early for a pro career.

South Carolina 31, Virginia 7

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Quarterback Dondrial Pinkins threw for one touchdown and ran for another Saturday afternoon as South Carolina rolled over No. 15 Virginia, 31-7.

LSU 38, South Carolina 14

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Demetrius Hookfin returned an interception 10 yards for a touchdown Saturday night, capping a 25-point third quarter that rallied 12th-ranked Louisiana State to
Troy Williamson
Minnesota Vikings' Troy Williamson (82) runs for a short gain, during the fourth quarter at FedEx field in Landover, MD on September 11, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Troy Williamson (born April 30, 1983 in Aiken, South Carolina) is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings seventh overall in the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Carolina.

Troy Williamson attended Silver Bluff High School in Aiken, South Carolina, and he was a letterman and excelled in both football and track. In track, he was a two-time 100 and 200-meter dash state champion. In football, as a senior, he rushed for 890 yards and caught 21 passes for 500 yards (23.8 yards per rec. avg.). He was an All-American, a consensus All-State selection, won Class-AA Player of the Year honors presented by the High School Sports Report, a Mr. Football finalist for the state of South Carolina, and helped lead his team to back-to-back state championships. After his senior season, he was rated the fifth-best wide receiver prospect in the Atlantic Region by PrepStar.

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