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The Florida State University football program received some bad news on Thursday. DE Bjoern Werner will declare for the 2013 NFL Draft. Werner will forgo his senior season with the Seminoles, coming off a very productive season where he recorded 13 sacks. The German exchange student possesses a high motor and is regarded as a power rusher.
Werner told reporters that he made his decision after discussions with his wife. “After sitting fown with my wife, Denise, and gathering as much information, I’ve decided to move on and enter the NFL Draft. I’ve enjoyed my time at FSU and will cherish my times as a Seminole.”
Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher told the media that he supported Werner’s decision and saying that he had made the best decision. Werner is projected as a top-10 selection in April’s draft.
After the Seminoles Sugar Bowl victory, two players announced they would be entering the lottery this spring as well, CB Xavier Rhodes and RB Chris Johnson. One player did decide to retu...
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(Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner will enter the NFL draft, the school announced Thursday.Werner was an integral part of one of the nation's best defenses this season, registering 40 tackles and 13 sacks."I'm grateful to Coach (Jimbo) Fisher and Florida State for giving me the opportunity to be a Seminole and play for one of the top...
Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner has decided to enter the 2013 NFL Draft, a source close to the situation told ESPN.com. Werner registered 40 tackles and 13 sacks this past season with the Seminoles, helping them become the nation’s top-ranked defense.
The 6-4, 255-pounder is ranked in the top 10 by most draft scouts and is expected to be a top-10 pick once the draft...
As has long been expected, Florida State may soon be without one of its top defenders. Bjoern Werner will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL Draft process, according to a report.
ESPN.com’s Joe Schad reported Thursday afternoon that a source close to Werner said the junior will leave FSU following a season that saw him earn all-conference and consensus All-America honors...
It looks as though the Orange Bowl didn’t have enough hats for the Seminoles players, or Nike sent the wrong hats to the Orange Bowl. It’s even more strange because they had the correct Orange Bowl champions shirts there. I’m guessing that we’ll never know the story behind this one, but this certainly isn’t something you see every day.[Warchant.com] [Nike Store]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Defensive end Bjoern Werner felt like he had accomplished plenty in his time at Florida State.
And now the consensus All-American said Thursday afternoon that he is moving on to the NFL.
A native of Germany, Werner first started playing flag football in middle school before playing club football in Berlin and high school ball in Connecticut.
Werner had 42 tackles...
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