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"I think it's awesome," says Brent Stockstill. "I think he's excited to see the other side of it. I couldn't have done it without him. He's taught me everything I know. So many great resources come through him. So, it's just a very special day for me and him."
"He deserves all the credit because he's the one who's done it, but I'll be proud of him for sure because I've seen what this means to him," says Rick Stockstill.
Over at Blackman, more players soon heading off to play football in college. Receiver Quindell Cousin will stay in Middle Tennessee and play at TSU. Cousin says he's pumped to become part of the newest crop of players for the Tigers!
"I'm very excited and ready to start a new beginning," says Cousin. "A new chapter in my life playing football at the college level."
One of Cousin's teammates will be doing the same thing in the ivy league. Linebacker Brandon Davenport is headed to Brown, where he'll be joined by a former opponent. Siegel Defensive End John A. Simpson will also become a Bear with Davenport!
"Me and John A., we've been good buddies through high school," says Davenport. "So, we might try to do some rooming together or something like that."
One more star signing Wednesday - Receiver Tae Martin, who will be heading to Tennessee Martin.
Wednesday, February 6 2013, 11:05 PM CST
Pediatrician says DCS challenges medical opinions
May 20, 2013 19:33 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Spring Hill pediatrician says she has some sympathy as the Tennessee Department of Children's Services tries to sort through claims about children's welfare.
Dr. Shontae Buffington serves as the fellow-at-large representing Middle Tennessee for the Tennessee chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
But Buffington also told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/10PY0YX ) she is irritated that DCS caseworkers without apparent medical expertise sometimes challenged her medical opinions. Buffington said it isn't unusual for a pediatrician to see two or three cases that could be medical maltreatment in a year's time.
The newspaper cited a case in which the department said medical professionals' belief that an East Tennessee infant with heart problems wasn't being properly cared for were unfounded. Six days later, the baby died.
Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com
United 787 takes to the skies
HOUSTON (AP) -- United Airlines has one of its 787 aircraft back in the air.
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