Tampa News Wednesday, March 28 Co-chairman joel glazer, Great confidence, Westside k-8 school & more…

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  • On a day when his head coach and general manager expressed disappointment over the slow pace of the NFL’s nearly six month investigation of their starting quarterback, Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer said he believes Jameis Winston has done nothing wrong.
  • Yeah, Jameis has been nothing but a great person since he’s been with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Glazer told the Times at the NFL owner’s meeting in Orlando Tuesday.
  • Glazer was asked Tuesday why he believed those types of allegations have been directed at Winston.
  • Both head coach Dirk Koetter and general manager Jason Licht said Tuesday they were frustrated,’ by the slow pace of the NFL’s investigation.
  • We’re trying to address other areas of the team and we have great confidence in Jameis Winston.

Tags: co-chairman Joel Glazer, great confidence, Jameis Winston, slow pace, general manager

  • A 13-year-old boy has been hospitalized in Polk County after claiming he wanted to be the next school shooter.
  • Deputies said they found the boy passed out on a Polk sidewalk this week.
  • Deputies said the teen, who attended Westside K-8 School in Osceola County, told them he wanted to kill a lot of kids in retaliation for being expelled last month.
  • Polk Sheriff Grady Judd said he hopes the boy gets the help he needs.
  • The first time was after Osceola County deputies arrested him for threatening to kill specific classmates after the shootings in Parkland.

Tags: Westside K-8 School, happy pills, entire bottle, Osceola County, criminal threats

  • For the first time this spring, USF quarterbacks Brett Kean and Chris Oladokun the top contenders to replace three-year starter Quinton Flowers were made available to reporters.
  • Any significance to your jersey number (Oladokun wears No. 10, Kean No. 7)CO: Honestly, I wore No. 8 growing up originally when I played baseball, basketball and football.
  • … And then I switched little league teams (from the Tampa Bay Youth Football League’s Northside Dolphins to the Town ‘N Country Packers) and I saw 10 and I was like, ‘Oh that looks like a cool number,’ so I sort of just stuck with it.
  • … In high school I sort of switched it up a little bit, and when I decided to (go) to college, I sort of decided to get back to my roots in little league and just have fun.
  • I got to high school and I was 18 for my first two years and then 7’s what they had, so I went with 7.

Tags: three-year starter Quinton, pregame meal, Michael Vick, live reps, high school