Philadelphia Eagles Select North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz No. 2 Overall

The 2016 NFL Draft is officially underway. The second pick? North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, who will be heading to Philadelphia to join the Eagles. Round: 1 Pick: 2 With the #2 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Eagles select Carson Wentz! — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Philadelphia Eagles select North Dakota State quarterback...
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April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Nolan explains why 49ers drafted Alex Smith over ‘cocky’ Aaron Rodgers

More than a decade later, Mike Nolan is still explaining the decision behind not drafting one of the league’s best quarterbacks. The ex-San Francisco 49ers head coach said Tuesday on NFL HQ that the team considered Alex Smith the safe pick over the “cocky” and “arrogant” Aaron Rodgers with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2005 draft. “Basically, we thought in the long...
Via The Sports Daily
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

North Dakotans don’t want Carson Wentz in Cleveland

The good people of North Dakota have been cheering for Carson Wentz since he became the starting quarterback for the North Dakota State Bison a couple years back. Naturally, they want what’s best for him. According to ESPN the Magazine’s Kevin Van Valkenburg, this means that at least some of them don’t want to see him ending up with the Cleveland Browns. “The encounter...
Via Sportsnaut
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz Going No. 1 To Rams After Blockbuster Trade With Titans?

New season. New city. New face of the franchise? The Los Angeles Rams (formerly the St. Louis Rams) already are making noise in their return to California, landing the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft in a blockbuster trade Wednesday with the Tennessee Titans. The presumption is the Rams will draft a quarterback with the top pick, and according to Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles...
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz has every Browns formation memorized

If the question relies on the future of the quarterback position in Cleveland, North Dakota State’s Carson Wentz believes he is the answer. A long-standing tradition in Cleveland has been the revolving door of names to be the next savior. Whether it was the hometown kid in Brian Hoyer, the flashy Heisman winner in Johnny Manziel, or the latest addition in Robert Griffin III, the...
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April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Preview: QB Carson Wentz

The Sports Quotient’s annual Draft Preview series returns! Over the course of the 10 weeks leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft, we will take a look at the top NFL prospects at each position. This seventh week, the focus is on quarterbacks. Today we will look at Carson Wentz from North Dakota State. Collegiate Career A two year starter, quarterback Carson Wentz led the Bison...
Via The Sports Quotient
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz girlfriend: Melissa Uhrich

Carson Wentz may very well be the top quarterback taken in the upcoming NFL Draft, and the man has a top-flight quality girlfriend in Melissa Uhrich. Wentz, a quarterback out of North Dakota State, pretty much has four interests in his life: football, religion, hunting and his girlfriend. Both Wentz and Uhrich attended Bismarck High School in North Dakota. Uhrich played basketball...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz’s Pro Day Prompts Comparison To Andrew Luck, Cam Newton

Carson Wentz’s introduction to the NFL went about as well as the North Dakota State quarterback could have hoped. Wentz dazzled Thursday at North Dakota’s pro day, according to multiple reports, and there’s now increased talk that the 23-year-old could be the first quarterback taken in next month’s NFL Draft. His performance was so impressive, in fact, that NFL Network analyst...
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Wentz's NDSU pro day has TV spotlight

(STATS) - A pro day at an FCS school has never drawn as much attention as the one that will take play at North Dakota State on Thursday. ESPNews and NFL Network will broadcast live from Fargo to give viewers a closer look at quarterback Carson Wentz, who is projected to be a high first-round pick in the draft next month. Most if not all 32 NFL teams will have a representative in...
Via Associated Press
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Evaluator says Carson Wentz is ‘by far’ best QB in the draft

North Dakota State Bison quarterback Carson Wentz has been one of the most intriguing names in the 2016 draft class, with some going so far as to say he will be a Top 5 pick come April, and NFL Network’s Kimberly Jones has heard that’s definitely possible. Speaking to a talent evaluator at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Jones reported that said evaluator thinks that...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

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