Cleveland Browns News: Alonzo Highsmith could be leaving Berea

Fullback Alonzo Highsmith of the Miami Hurricanes runs with the ball during a game against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Fullback Alonzo Highsmith of the Miami Hurricanes runs with the ball during a game against the Michigan Wolverines at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. /

The Daily Dawg Tags bring you all the Cleveland Browns news you need, including Alonzo Highsmith potentially leaving the team for his alma mater

There have been rumors flying out of Berea at a lightning pace to start this week. First was the expected news that Freddie Kitchens was out as the Cleveland Browns head coach.

Since then, other stories have been surfacing involving other members of the organization as apparently no one is safe. And one of the executives that could be out the door is Alonzo Highsmith —‚ although his departure would be of his own choosing.

Highsmith has been linked to his alma mater, the University of Miami. His role there would be to run the football program, although nothing has been set in stone yet.

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Cleveland Browns News

Browns’ Alonzo Highsmith, VP of Player Personnel, a candidate to run football at his alma mater, Miami, report says ‚— Mary Kay Cabot,

"“With rumors swirling that change is afoot in the Browns’ front office, a report surfaced on Monday that Browns Vice President of Player Personnel Alonzo Highsmith could be joining his alma mater, the University of Miami, in a chief of staff role, running football.”"

Highsmith played running back for the Hurricanes from 1983 through 1986 before going into the NFL. He joined the Browns in 2018, after nearly two decades with the Green Bay Packers.

Taking shots or talking truth? Jarvis Landry on respect, leadership after Freddie Kitchens’ firing — Cassandra Negley

"“Landry also told reporters the team needs leadership, which could be a reference to any of the above, or even quarterback Baker Mayfield.”"

Jarvis Landry made it clear that he was unhappy with Freddie Kitchens as the coach, which we could all see when the two had a heated sideline exchange late in the season. The only odd thing about Landry’s leadership comments is he came to the team as a supposed leader.

Baker Mayfield criticized by ESPN, FS1 hosts for confronting heckler — Joey Morona,

"“Three different people have sent me the Baker Mayfield video,” Fox Sports host Colin Cowherd, a frequent critic of Mayfield, tweeted. “It’s honestly too easy now. His judgement is so poor, his lack of self awareness so baffling, I feel like it’s piling on now.”"

ESPN also joined in and said Baker should have shown better judgment. It’s hard not to agree with them on this one. There was no way Mayfield was going to come out looking good once he started yelling back at fans.

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