NFL: New England 52, Washington 7

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Tom Brady completed 29-of-38 passes for 306 yards and five touchdowns Sunday afternoon, as the New England Patriots smashed the Washington Redskins, 52-7.

NFL: New England 48, Dallas 27

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Tom Brady fired five touchdown passed Sunday, igniting a 48-27 New England victory over Dallas, which fell from the ranks of the NFL's unbeaten.

NFL: New England 38, N.Y. Jets 14

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Tom Brady completed 22 of 28 passes for 297 yards and three touchdowns Sunday in leading New England to a 38-14 whipping of the New York Jets.

Patriots ink Tory James

FOXBORO, Mass., April 18 (UPI) -- The New England Patriots have signed free-agent cornerback Tory James to a one-year deal worth $1.3 million.

NFL: Buffalo 21, Miami 0

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- J.P. Losman threw three touchdown passes Sunday afternoon as Buffalo blanked the Miami Dolphins, 21-0.

NFL: Miami 31, Chicago 13

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Miami took a 14-10 half-time advantage and went on to hand Chicago its first loss of the season, beating the Bears, 31-13.

NFL: New England 20, Miami 10

FOXBORO, Mass., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Tom Brady tossed two touchdown passes Sunday to lead New England past the Miami Dolphins, 20-10.

NFL: Houston 17, Miami 15

HOUSTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Houston stopped a two-point conversion attempt with 1:39 left Sunday and beat the Miami Dolphins, 17-15, for its first win of the year.

NFL: Miami 13, Tennessee 10

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A 39-yard field goal by Olindo Mare with 4:26 to play Sunday afternoon gave the Miami Dolphins a 13-10 win over the Tennessee Titans.

Texas Tech 42, Texas 38

LUBBOCK, Texas, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Kliff Kingsbury threw his sixth touchdown pass of the game, a 25-yarder to Taurean Henderson with 5:41 remaining Saturday as Texas Tech ended the Bowl Champions

College Football Preview -- Big 12

By United Press International

Alamo Bowl: Iowa 19, Texas Tech 16

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Nate Kaeding kicked a 47-yard field goal -- his fourth of the game -- with 44 seconds left Saturday to give the Iowa Hawkeyes their first postseason win in five
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Wes Welker
New England Patriots Wes Welker celebrates his first quarter touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys October 14, 2007 at Texas Stadium in Irving, TX. Welker had two TDs as the Patriots beat the Cowboys 47-27. (UPI Photo/Ian Halperin)

Wesley Carter "Wes" Welker (born May 1, 1981 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American football wide receiver for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He played college football at Texas Tech.

Despite being undrafted, Welker has had a successful career to date. Only one player in NFL history, Gale Sayers, had more all-purpose yards in his first three NFL seasons than Welker did with the Dolphins; Welker holds the Dolphins' all-time records for total kickoff returns, kickoff return yardage, and total punt returns. Welker, who led the league in receptions in 2007 (tied with T.J. Houshmandzadeh) and 2009, also holds the three highest single season reception totals in Patriots history, and is the only receiver in NFL history to record at least 110 receptions in three consecutive seasons (and, in fact, in any three seasons). He has also been selected to the Pro Bowl and/or All-Pro Team in each of his first three seasons with the Patriots.

Welker(TE) started his football career at Heritage Hall School in Oklahoma City, where he and Graham Colton were teammates. In his junior year, he helped lead his team to the 2A State Football championship over Tishomingo High School; in that game, Welker had three touchdowns, over 200 all-purpose yards, a 47-yard field goal, and an interception. Also, in 1999 he was named The Daily Oklahoman All-State Player of the Year, and Oklahoma State Player of the Year by USA Today. Welker played in the 2000 Oil Bowl, scoring a 40-yard field goal for the Oklahoma team. Out of high school, Welker was not recruited much as he was considered to be too small to play at the college level. However, after a recruit at Texas Tech backed out of his scholarship, it was offered to Welker. Said Welker of the experience:

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