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Seahawks agree to terms with first-rounder Irvin

The Seattle Seahawks confirmed on Monday that they have agreed to terms with Bruce Irvin, their first-round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. The news was reported on Twitter by John Boyle of the Everett Herald (@johnpboyle). Irvin, 22, made 40 tackles, recorded 8.5 sacks and forced three fumbles in 2011 for West Virginia, one year after making 14 sacks as a junior to lead the Big East...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

In-Depth: A closer look at the Seahawks Bruce Irvin

Get to know Bruce Irvin The first round of the 2012 NFL Draft is in the books. The Seattle Seahawks made it an interesting day, to say the least. With all the anxiety coming into the draft, the team held their cards close and did not give away their hand. When the time finally came for the 12th pick in the draft, the Seahawks traded it to the Philadelphia Eagles. The Seahawks...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Seahawks Trade Down, Shock with Irvin Pick

2012 NFL Draft - Seahawks Trade Down, Shock with Irvin Selection   When the Seahawks pick came up at #12, and with both DEs Melvin Ingram and Quinton Coples still on the board, I fully expected Schneider and Carroll to pull the trigger on one of those two prospects.  When the trade with the Eagles was announced, I wasn’t too surprised; I figured the Seahawks felt they could still...
Via Football Nation
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

With #15 pick in 2012 NFL Draft Seattle selects Bruce Irvin

The NFL Draft was today in New York City's Radio City Music Hall. Pete Carroll and John Schneider are in Seattle Washington at the VMAC Seahawks facility. They traded their #12 pick to the Eagles for the #15 pick in 2012 NFL Draft, and then watched as Dontari Poe, Fletcher Cox, and Michael Floyd, and Michael Brockers all came off the board. Then at #15 the Seattle Seahawks...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Draft Spotlight: DE Bruce Irvin

The Bears have shown interest in former West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin. We got to the film room to see if he could fill Chicago’s need for a pure pass rusher off the edge.
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: WVU’s Bruce Irvin to visit Cleveland Browns

The Browns are certainly putting in their homework on the outside linebacker position as it appears they’re planning for life after (or without) Scott Fujita. They are also, apparently looking to get faster and more athletic at the spot as they are set to meet with West Virginia’s Bruce Irvin. Aaron Wilson of has the report. West Virginia outside linebacker-defensive...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

West Virginia Mountaineers: DE/OLB Bruce Irvin Arrested

  Photo Via Bruce Irvin showcased his blazing speed at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis last month, running a 4.5 in his 40-yard dash.  The West Virginia Mountaineers’ defensive end started to climb the draft charts as a result of his strong showing. However, he apparently ran out of gas last Saturday night, as the pass-rush specialist was arrested for...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Irvin, Coples run well at Combine

Every year, the defensive linemen seem to get bigger and faster at the Combine.  The start to Monday’s early workout was no exception. West Virginia linebacker/defensive end Bruce Irvin ran an unofficial 4.43 forty at 245 pounds, although his long speed was not a surprise.  He could be a situational pass rusher. Perhaps more impressive:…
Via Pro Football Talk
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin scouting report

Bruce Irvin OLB West Virginia #11 Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 245   Strengths: Prototypical size/athleticism for a 3-4 outside linebacker. Impressive explosion off the snap; has the potential to be a dangerous edge rusher. Surprisingly strong and physical in short bursts. Does a nice job staying low and using leverage to bull rush against much bigger offensive tackles. Has worked...
Via DraftAce
February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

WVU's defense making a name for itself, too

West Virginia's offense has received so much attention that defensive end Bruce Irvin recalls being asked about it by fans. Now Irvin can brag about what his side of the ball has been doing. With the help of his team-leading seven tackles for loss, the defense, which lost seven starters from a year ago, is beginning to find its identity to accompany Geno Smith and the high...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2011  |  Discuss
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