AARON DONALD RUMORS & GOSSIP
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams used their second pick of the first round to bolster their defensive front, taking Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald with the 13th overall selection Thursday night.
The 6-foot-1, 285-pound Donald won the Nagurski and Bednarik awards as the nation's best defensive player, and the Outland and Lombardi as the country's best lineman.
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...
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...
Name: Aaron Donald
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...
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...
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...
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.
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2013
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...
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