Vols' Patterson Wins Event At All-Star Challenge

Sunday, February 03, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

DALLAS - Tennessee wide receiver and potential first-round NFL Draft selection Cordarrelle Patterson captured the title in the Skechers GoRun Hands Competition at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday in the 2013 Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge.

Patterson won his event with a time of 29.7 seconds, narrowly edging fellow wideout Robert Woods of USC (30.0). Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro finished third at 33.8 and Florida's Matt Elam was fourth at 34.8.

The event aired on ESPN2 Saturday night. The 15th annual event showcased 20 college football standouts competing in an exciting and entertaining skills challenge, which will re-air on ESPN2 at 4 p.m. ET on Feb. 3 and 1 p.m. ET on Feb. 17, as well as on ESPN at 4 p.m. ET on April 14.

2013 All-Star Football Challenge Results:


Quicken Loans QB Accuracy

  1. EJ Manuel – Florida St – 232 points
  2. Jordan Rodgers – Vanderbilt – 224 points

T3. Mike Glennon – NC State – 222 points

T3. Ryan Nassib – Syracuse – 222 points

Obstacle Course

  1. Giovani Bernard – RB – UNC – 27.7 seconds
  2. Alec Ogletree – LB – Georgia – 28.5 seconds
  3. Khaseem Greene – LB – Rutgers – 29.3 seconds
  4. TJ McDonald – S – USC – 32 seconds

Skechers GoRun Hands Competition

  1. Cordarrelle Patterson – WR – Tennessee – 29.7 seconds
  2. Robert Woods – WR – USC – 30.0 seconds
  3. Kenny Vaccaro – S – Texas – 33.8 seconds
  4. Matt Elam – S – Florida – 34.8 seconds

Mercedes-Benz Lineman Strength Challenge

  1. Damontre Moore – DE – Texas A&M – 21.3 seconds
  2. Sam Montgomery – DT – LSU – 22.2 seconds
  3. Sylvester Williams – DT – UNC – 25.1seconds
  4. Alex Okafor – DE – Texas – 25.8 seconds

Speed Kick

  1. Brett Maher – Nebraska – 27 points
  2. Caleb Sturgis – Florida – 21 points

T3. Brett Baer – Louisiana-Lafayette – 16 points

T3. Dustin Hopkins – FSU – 16 points

Quicken Loans Team Competition

  1. Rodgers, McDonald, Woods, Moore, Sturgis
  2. Manuel, Ogletree, Elam, Montgomery, Hopkins
  3. Glennon, Greene, Vaccaro, Okafor, Maher
  4. Nassib, Bernard, Patterson, Williams, Baer

Phillips, Marlier Win SuperHero 10K At Enterprise South

You’ve never seen such a gathering of SuperHero characters as that at the Enterprise South Nature Park Saturday morning. Oh, they came for a good cause as they were participating in the Third Annual SuperHero 5K and 10K races in a highly-energized event that benefitted the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  The race was sponsored by Affordable Botox. John ... (click for more)

Complete Results From SuperHero 10K & 5K

********** OVERALL LISTING - 10K ********** **** OVERALL FEMALE **** Place O'All Name                 Ag Div   Hometown             Guntime Pace     ===== ===== ==================== == ===== ==================== ... (click for more)

Jury Finds In Favor Of Texas Sheriff In Suit Brought By Chattanooga Photographer

A Federal Court jury on Friday found in favor of a Texas sheriff and his chief deputy who had been sued by a Chattanooga photographer. The jury in the courtroom of Judge Curtis Collier awarded no damages to Donna Johnson. In his closing argument after a two-week civil trial, attorney John Anderson said, "This is about the Fourth Amendment." Attorney Anderson represented Ms. ... (click for more)

Justin Wilkins Selected As Deputy Chief Of Staff For Mayor Berke

Native Chattanoogan Justin Wilkins will serve as Mayor Andy Berke's deputy chief of staff, it was announced Friday. Mr. Wilkins has spent the last several years serving as the Tennessee state director for multiple advocacy and electoral organizations, including Organizing for America and Organizing for Action. Prior to that, he worked as project manager at Profit Plans LLC ... (click for more)

Mackey Should Be Thankful For The State Troopers On Highway 153

This is in response to a statement made by Warren Mackey at the commission meeting.  His question was to the mayor regarding the state troopers writing tickets on Highway 153, saying they were on a rampage.   It is apparent that Mr. Mackey doesn’t travel this highway.  His only concern was that the ticket money was going into state funds and not into county funds. ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Must-Read For Parents

If you have a child or if you love one, what you are about to read could be one of the most important lessons in your life. I have a great friend in Dallas – Sandy Pohfal – who regularly shares stories with me that are moving, inspirational or important. This is all three. This story was written by a celebrated author, Christie Craig. She has written hundreds of articles for ... (click for more)