The great Asa Jackson

Sports Blog Asa Jackson was a four-time all-conference selection at Cal Poly. He was one of two players to start as a freshman. He was named the best defensive player in his conference, twice, and was named a third-team All-American.…

Mustangs play nice with social media

Collegiate athletic programs across the country are weighing the pros and cons of allowing student-athletes to use Twitter and other social media websites. Some critics are even calling for a NCAA-wide ban against such media. In 2011, respected universities such…

My interview with Ramses

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, I interviewed New York Giants wide receiver Ramses Barden. Barden, a Cal Poly alumnus, who was nice enough to talk to me over the phone — on his day off — for almost 30 minutes. As…

BLOG: Giant expectations for Ramses Barden

Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden may have yet to establish himself as an every down player in the NFL, but the buzz around one of the most prolific wide receivers in Cal Poly history is pointing otherwise.

Barden heads to New York

Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden was selected by the New York Giants in the third round of the NFL draft. Many draft pundits saw the Giants showing an interest in Barden, and New York certainly helped to prove that accurate, trading up with Philadelphia to the 85th pick in order to draft him.

Looking Ahead: Barden likely to be drafted this weekend

Former Cal Poly wide receiver Ramses Barden is expected to be drafted somewhere in the first three rounds of the National Football League draft.