The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.
The 3rd Annual Raiders Back to Football 5k and Kids Run will take place on September 12, 2015, at 9 a.m. at O.co Coliseum.
5k runners will receive:
• Ticket to a Raiders Home Game
• A commemorative finisher’s item
Kids Fun Run participants will receive:
• Shirt courtesy of Raider Image
• A commemorative finisher’s item
After the race, stick around and enjoy live music, food from some local food trucks, samples from vendors and a chance to take a picture with the Super Bowl Trophies.
Click here to register!
Signed by Oakland Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 16, 2014…Waived by Raiders, Aug. 30, 2014…Signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 1, 2014…Signed by Raiders to active roster, Dec. 6, 2014.
AT A GLANCE
2014: Spent the first 13 weeks of the season on the practice squad before being signed to the active roster on Dec. 6...(12/7) vs. SF: Made his NFL debut, playing five snaps on offense...Also saw extensive action on special teams...(12/14) at KC: Contributed on special teams and played four offensive snaps...(12/21) vs. Buf.: Saw action on offense and special teams in the win...(12/28) at Den.: Appeared on offense and special teams in the season finale.
COLLEGE: Played four years at Assumption, seeing action in 36 games with 31 starts…Career totals include 104 receptions for 1,537 yards and 15 TDs…Twice named to the Assumption College Student-Athlete Honor Roll…Started all 11 games as a senior…Led team with 39 receptions for 604 yards and five TDs…Served as team captain…Named honorable mention All-American by Don Hansen’s Football Gazette and D2Football.com…A first-team Northeast-10 Conference selection…Named Worcester Area first-team All-Star and Daktronics first-team all-region…A second-team preseason All-American selection by D2Football.com…A College Football American Division II preseason All-American and Beyond Sports Network (BSN) third-team preseason All-American…Ranked No. 53 in the top-100 players in Division II by D2Football.com…Started all 10 games as a junior…Finished second on team with 36 receptions for 558 yards and six TDs…Had TDs in five games, including a two-TD performance at Stonehill…Named second-team Division II All-American by Don Hansen…A second-team Northeast-10 selection and Worcester area first-team All-Star…Named Daktronics first-team all-region and Don Hansen Super Region I first-team all-region…Started 10 games as a sophomore…Totaled 29 catches for 375 yards and four TDs…A Worcester area first-team All-Star…Had at least one reception in all 10 games, including a season-long 63-yard catch at American International…Appeared in five games as a freshman.
PERSONAL: Attended Middletown (N.J.) South High School…Lettered in football…Also competed in track and field, participating in the 110-meter hurdles, high jump and javelin…Participated in the NFL Play 60 Character Camp in 2014.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin fielded questions in the locker room after completing 16 of 24 for 186 yards and 2 TDs against the Seahawks.
Heisman Trophy? Check. Top 5 draft pick? Check. Only player in NFL history with 50 career interceptions and 20 career sacks? Check. Oh yeah, Charles Woodson gives one heckuva pregame speech.
Oakland Raiders quarterback Christian Ponder fielded questions from reporters after completing 7 of 11 for 99 yards in the 31-21 loss to the Seahawks.