The Washington Redskins have selected Brandon Jenkins of Florida State in the fifth round of the NFL draft.
Jenkins played defensive end in college, but he's expected to be an outside linebacker in the Redskins' 3-4 scheme.
The Redskins chose Jenkins at No. 162 overall Saturday. It was the pick they acquired in the trade that sent Albert Haynesworth to the New England Patriots...
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April 27, 2013
TALLAHASSEE Brandon Jenkins said he struggled with the decision. But as he closes in on a degree and also weighed his future options, Florida State's All-American defensive end came to a conclusion.
"I think it's time," Jenkins said. "It's been great. I love FSU. I bleed garnet and gold. My time has been good, but I will enter the draft."
Sixth-ranked Florida State hasn't played its second game of the season yet and has already lost two key defensive players for the year.
The team's defensive leader, senior pass rushing star Brandon Jenkins, suffered a season-ending broken foot in Florida State's 69-3 win over Murray State last weekend - just a month after senior cornerback and punt return specialist...
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September 05, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida States season just took a huge hit with the loss of All-American defensive end Brandon Jenkins.
But if there was one position that the Seminoles could afford to lose a star, its at defensive end.
Florida State players and coach Jimbo Fisher have said this year that senior backup Tank Carradine is like a third starter and that there is no drop-off to him...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State defensive end Brandon Jenkins will miss the rest of the season after injuring his left foot in the Seminoles' 69-3 season-opening win over Murray State.
Florida State said an MRI on Monday revealed a Lisfranc injury.
Jenkins had a sack in Saturday's victory, but left the game in the first half with the injury. He walked to the locker room...
TALLAHASSEE Florida State's defense will be missing its top pass rusher for the rest of the 2012 season.
All-American defensive end Brandon Jenkins will miss the season with a Lisfranc injury to his left foot, the school announced late Monday night.
"Brandon is not only a tremendous player, but a great person, teammate and leader that we will miss," Florida State...
After leading Florida State in sacks over the last two seasons, defensive end Brandon Jenkins was expecting a tremendous season. Instead, he will miss the entire year with a foot injury suffered Saturday.
Greensboro, NC Brandon Jenkins is must-see TV.
One of the top defensive ends in the nation, the Florida State Seminole is on the watch lists for Lott Impact Trophy, Bednarik Award, and Nagurski Award, all of which go to the nation's premier defensive player. So if he's worthy of those eyes, he's a worthy peak through the lenses of all ACC fans, too.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Brandon Jenkins was torn with the decision.
The Florida State defensive end had very little left to prove to the NFL, carrying a resume that includes a combined 21.5 sacks in his sophomore and junior seasons. He could leave Tallahassee as one of the best pass rushers at FSU in a decade.
I realized how many people get to sit there and be like, 'Oh, I want...