Missouri wide receiver Corey Winfield committed to Syracuse on Tuesday, Scout.com reported.The 6-foot-1, 175-pound Winfield had committed to Northern Illinois back in July. But Scout.com reported that Winfield decided to flip his commitment to Syracuse after an in-home visit from new Orange head coach Scott Shafer.Scout.com rated Winfield as a two-star recruit, while Rivals gave him three stars. In addition to Northern Illinois, Winfield had offers from Purdue, Ball State, Western Kentucky, Wyoming, Arkansas State and Miami-Ohio.Winfield displayed his abilities for college scouts at the Elite Football Combine last February, where he ran the 40-yard dash 4.47 seconds.Shafer, who was the defensive coordinator at Northern Illinois from 1996 to 2003, has now earned Winfield’s pledge.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textWinfield is the 15th member of the Class of 2013 to commit to Syracuse, and the first to commit to the Orange with Shafer as head coach. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on January 22, 2013 at 8:04 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman
A young man has been taken into police custody after he was caught with a quantity of cannabis in his possession while travelling in public transportation.The 24-year-old suspect of New Amsterdam, Berbice, was a passenger in a minibus on the East Coast Demerara (ECD) when the vehicle was stopped by police.Reports are that at about 15:00h on Friday, police ranks stopped the minibus at Vigilance Public Road, ECD, but as they looked at the passengers, the young man appeared nervous. This resulted in his belongings being searched and the drugs were unearthed. The Berbician was taken into custody. The cannabis weighed 1945.5 grams.He is being processed for court.In February, a duo was also intercepted by police ranks with a quantity of cannabis in a minibus.The passengers were en route to Georgetown from Berbice when the minibus in which they were travelling was stopped at Weldaad Police Station, West Coast Berbice (WCB).Based on a tipoff, the two passengers were searched during which 1986 grams of the illegal substance was unearthed.On January 15, another passenger was nabbed by ranks with some 3283 grams of cannabis concealed in seven taped parcels on the Weldaad Public Road, WCB.The suspect, a 28-year-old of Angoy’s Avenue, New Amsterdam, Berbice, was intercepted at about 14:10h while en route to Georgetown.This publication understands that acting on information, the ranks stopped the vehicle in which he was traversing and searched him when the discovery was made.