Found April 25, 2014 on
Pro Sports Daily:
There are dozens to choose from, but there is one play from Aaron Donald’s remarkable senior season that stands alone as his favorite. It was early in the first quarter against Duke, with the Blue Devils driving. On a second-and-10, they ran an option play in the red zone. As the guard lined up across from him pulled, Donald knifed into the backfield. Rather than make a choice between running back and quarterback, Donald swung his right arm around one and his left around the other, dragging both to the ground four yards in the backfield.
“I didn’t realize I did it until we watched the film the same night,” Donald says now. “I caught the pull, got through the pull, and got the QB and the RB and tackled them at the same time. I saw it and was like, ‘Really?’”
A lot of people found themselves saying “Really?” while watching Donald’s final season at the University of Pittsburgh. He took home every major award a defensive lineman can win: the Outland Trophy, the Nagurski Trophy, the Be...
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Tony Pauline’s sources have informed him that Pittsburgh DL Aaron Donald could be draft as high as No. 6 overall by the Falcons, depending on what happens in the first five picks.
According to Pauline, that in order for this scenario to play out the quarterback prospects would need to fall out of the top-five with the offensive tackle and pass rushing prospects coming off...
Unlike much of cover32’s latest mock draft, the New York Giants’ selection remained the same with defensive tackle Aaron Donald becoming the newest member of the Big Blue franchise.
The former Pittsburgh Panther has been a popular projection to the Giants of late, and with good reason. The Giants have a variety of needs along the defensive line—which appears to be their greatest...
Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh, has been the favorite or preferred pick by Cowboys Nation for most of the draft season. Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA has emerged as the other candidate or “plan B” by most Cowboys fans with the #16 pick. But let’s just say both are going to be snatched up by the time we draft. Who should we take, or what should we do with that #16 pick?
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…Aaron Donald, Defensive Tackle, Pittsburgh.”
Here’s why they need him: Rod Marinelli’s defensive line relies on versatility. They come in waves of fresh legs and guys who can play numerous positions and techniques. If the recently promoted defensive coordinator wants to keep his position for more than a season, he better treat himself to a defensive talent like...
A week ago we released version 1.0 of cover32′s First Round mock draft.
In that, the Steelers chose OT Taylor Lewan from Michigan. Which would be fair if he was still available and players like Aaron Donald (DT, Pittsburgh) or Justin Gilbert (CB, Oklahoma State) or even Eric Ebron (TE, North Carolina) were off of the board.
But, the votes are in, the arguments were made AND we...