AARON DONALD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pittsburgh DL Aaron Donald Could Go As High As No. 6 Overall?

  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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting Report: Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald

Name: Aaron Donald Position: DT School: Pittsburgh Year: Senior Ht: 6’0” Wt: 288 2010 Stats: 8 Solo Tackles, 3 Assisted, 3 TFL, 2 Sacks, and 2 Pass Deflections 2011 Stats: 22 Solo Tackles, 25 Assisted, 16 TFL, 11 Sacks, 1 FF, and 4 Pass Deflection 2012 Stats: 42 Solo Tackles, 22 Assisted, 18.5 TFL, 5.5 Sacks, 1 FF, and 2 Pass Deflections 2013 Stats: 43 Solo Tackles...
Via Standing O Sports
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Donald expecting big performance at NFL Scouting Combine

Aaron Donald has always faced the adversity of being the smaller guy amongst the giants. Growing up he played fullback, but said defense was always near and dear to his heart. I rather give a punishment out than take it, laughed Donald talking about the transition from offense to defense. In 2013, Donald walked the winner of the Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Nation's Most Outstanding Defens...
Via College2Pro.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Donald Pitt Panthers NFL Draft Scouting Report

Perhaps Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly put it best when he said, Aaron Donald is a one-man wrecking crew....the All-America candidate was one of the most disruptive defensive lineman in college football...named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year by the Atlantic Coast Conference Sports Media Association...leads the nation in tackles for loss (2.2 per game), while...
Via College2Pro.com
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Congrats Donald

Amazing. Not bad for a guy who wasn’t even on the pre-season All-ACC team. Who should totally be crashing the Heisman Ceremony on Saturday as a special correspondent for ESPN just to create tremendous awkward comedy. But, no. Aaron Donald has something else on his mind for the weekend. Just like Donald has been all season and how he plans to be starting Friday when Pitt will begin...
Via Pitt Blather
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald wins Outland Trophy

Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald has won the Outland Trophy, given to the nation's top interior lineman. Donald was presented with the award during the 23rd College Football Awards Show at Disney. The senior becomes the second winner from Pittsburgh, joining offensive tackle Mark May in 1980. Donald is the third defensive tackle to win in the last decade. Donald had 10...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald wins Bednarik Award

Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald has won the Chuck Bednarik Award as the defensive player of the year in college football. He also won the Outland Trophy, given to the nation's top interior lineman, earlier Thursday evening during the 23rd College Football Awards Show at Disney. It capped a big week for Donald, who took home the Bronko Nagurski award this week as the best...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Aaron Donald Set to Clean Up Awards Circuit

Running late on this, I know. On Monday Aaron Donald picked up the first of what has an excellent chance at being several more awards for everything he did this past season. The Pittsburgh senior defensive tackle won the Bronko Nagurski award given to the nation’s top college defensive player. The 6-foot, 285-pound Donald was presented the award at a ceremony Monday night in Charlotte...
Via Pitt Blather
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh DT Donald wins Bronko Nagurski award as top defender

Aaron Donald called it the perfect birthday present for his father. The Pittsburgh senior defensive tackle won the Bronko Nagurski award given to the nation's top college defensive player. The 6-foot, 285-pound Donald was presented the award at a ceremony Monday night in Charlotte. The ACC Defensive Player of the Year, Donald averaged 2.2 tackles for loss per game while ranking...
Via Associated Press
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Quiet DT Donald a dominant force for Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald has at least one supporter for his unlikely Heisman Trophy candidacy. Coach Paul Chryst says Donald should absolutely be considered for the award given to the top player in college football. Donald is already a finalist for several major defensive awards. Donald leads all of college football in tackles for loss. He also ranks 10th...
Via Associated Press
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss
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