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New Oakland Raiders head coach greeted by fans Godfather Griz Jones and other members of the 66th MOB (Making Oakland Better) waited patiently in a parking lot at the Oakland Raiders facility in Alameda on Jan. 16 as Jack Del Rio, the team’s new head coach, addressed the media at his introductory news conference.
Improving Personnel Critical for Oakland Raiders to Run No-Huddle Offense The Oakland Raiders are either incompetent or ingenious. New head coach Jack Del Rio and his handpicked offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave weren ’t hot coaching candidates and have spotty resumes, but that didn ’t deter a team that hires new coaches every couple of years like clockwork. Fans are obviously hoping that somehow hiring Del Rio, Musgrave and what is likely to be a similarly ...
Raiders Fans In Los Angeles To Rally Again For Team To Move South While the Oakland Raiders are committed to play at the O.co Coliseum for at least another season, fans of the team in Los Angeles are staging another rally supporting the idea of moving the team back to Southern California again.
Raiders sign Charles Woodson for 2015 season The Oakland Raiders signed pending free-agent safety Charles Woodson to a one-year contract extension on Monday, bringing him back for an 18th season in the NFL. The team announced the contract by releasing a picture on Twitter of Woodson signing the deal next to Hall of Fame defensive back Willie Brown. Woodson was eligible to be a free agent in March. He played all 16 games this season and was ...
CRAWFORD | Grantham rejects Raiders, will remain defensive coordinator at Louisville The NFL Network says that the Oakland Raiders have offered Louisville defensive coordinator Todd Grantham a two-year contract to return to the NFL as a defensive coordinator, but the Louisville assistant hasn't yet accepted the deal.
Oakland Raiders announce hiring of four assistant coaches New Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio still looking for a defensive coordinator; former Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith, a candidate for the Raiders' defensive coordinator post, likely to take season off, according to ESPN.
Raiders bringing Woodson back for one more season — his 18th Oakland Raiders, Charles Woodson sign one-year contract extension, meaning the safety will return for his 18th NFL season.
Raiders hit with new suit by ex-cheerleader over wages A former Oakland Raiders cheerleader frustrated over a proposed $1.25 million settlement over alleged wage violations filed her own class-action lawsuit and added another allegation, saying cheerleaders were denied promised media opportunities. The suit also says cheerleaders were forced to “ignore lingering and painful injuries during rehearsals and games for fear of being 'benched’ or fined ...
Former Raiderette files class-action lawsuit against the team OAKLAND -- As a proposed $1.25 million settlement for cheerleader wage theft pends approval in an Alameda County court, another class action lawsuit over pay and compensation has been filed against the Oakland Raiders by a former Raiderette.
Reports: Oakland Raiders hire Jack Del Rio as new head coach Reports: Oakland Raiders hire Jack Del Rio as new head coach
John Paul Foschi
August 29, 2006
He was born on May 18, 1982 and currently plays tight end and H-Back for the Oakland Raiders. He grew up on Long Island and attended Chaminade High School in Glen Head, New York. Described as a versatile, young player with the ability to contribute at TE and FB.
During his senior year in highschool, he caught 18 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns, adding 45 tackles and 12 sacks on defense. He's also a four-year letterman in football and basketball and named an All-American by PrepStar and SuperPrep.
He was also selected to Governor's Bowl all-star team following his prep career. He earned first-team all-Catholic League honors in basketball and added 22 receptions for 330 yards and three scores as a junior and helped lead Chaminade to the New York Catholic High School title. He's also a member of the National Honor Society.
He's a Building Construction major at Georgia Tech, where he started 21 of 44 career games, recording 41 receptions for 377 yards and four touchdowns. He was an honorable mention All-ACC selection as Tech's starting TE following his senior year in 2003.
He was the third-leading receiver that season with 24
catches for 174 yards and two touchdowns. He also caught nine passes for
75 yards and two touchdowns as a junior and became a part of the Atlantic
Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll for 2002-2003. As a freshman, he
caught four passes for 58 yards amounting to a 14.5-yard average.
He played in 10 games with five starts in his first season
on the active roster and caught six passes for 37 yards with a long gain
of 11 in 2005.