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Uyl Joyner, who was ...
Uyl Joyner, who was quarterback for the Rams the last time Albany State defeated the Blazers in 2004, is now ASU's offensive coordinator and is trying to give the No. 6 Rams just their second win in the history of the rivalry.
The Albany Herald - Sports Archives
Uyl Joyner takes over at point guard for the Albany State Rams in a win over Tuskegee.
...ALBANY - A month ago was when Uyl Joyner joined the Albany State men's basketball team.
Mark down Saturday night as the point Joyner took over the team. Joyner, the star quarterback for the ASU football team who joined the basketball team after not playing the sport since high school, made his first start Saturday night and showed why head coach John I. Davis wanted him.
...Playing point guard with the offense going through him, Joyner dished out nine assists and scored 11 points as the Rams beat visiting Tuskegee 84-70.
"He knows how to win," Davis said of Joyner
, who led the Rams football team to the NCAA Division II quarterfinals this past season.
missed the Rams' first three games because of the football playoffs and had come off the bench in the Rams' previous four games.But Saturday night the offense ran around him, as he
provided what Davis said was on-court leadership the team had badly needed.
"I honestly feel we would have won at Mercer (a Division I school that beat the Rams last month) if we had had Uyl
for that game."Joyner
played for the Dougherty High School basketball team, but since then he
had concentrated on football during a career that started at Troy State.He
wore a football camp T-shirt underneath his
basketball jersey during Saturday's game.
"I think football made me more of a team player," Joyner
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The last home loss for Tuskegee ...
The last home loss for Tuskegee was to the Golden Rams in 2004, when then quarterback Uyl Joyner, who now coached the ASU quarterbacks, led the Golden Rams to an amazing 33-29 come-from-behind victory with a 52-yard 'hail Mary' pass in the last two seconds of the game.