MSU's Darqueze Dennard is No. 1 corner in draft, DB guru Edwards says

Herm Edwards knows a little about cornerbacks. He played the position for 10 seasons in the NFL, then coached defensive backs as an NFL assistant for nine years before becoming a head coach for eight more. Who does Edwards think is the best cornerback in the 2014 NFL draft? Michigan State’s Darqueze Dennard. “Dennard lacks the elite speed of some other cornerbacks, but he...
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Darqueze Dennard Scouting Report

Darqueze Dennard CB Michigan State #31 Ht: 5’11″ Wt: 199 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Size/Athleticism: Adequate height and overall size. Timed speed was exceptional at combine, but it doesn’t translate to the field. Straight-line speed is decent,...
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Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard Visits With Bengals Monday & Tuesday

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, citing a source, reports that the Bengals met with Michigan State CB Darqueze Dennard on Monday and Tuesday. Dennard is considered by many to be one of the top two cornerbacks in the draft, along with Oklahoma St CB Justin Gilbert.  Dennard is thought of as a “pure cover corner” with lock-down ability, albeit without the physical gifts Gilbert...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS Sports Analyst Pat Kirwan Has Steelers Taking CB Darqueze Dennard In Latest Mock Draft

On Friday, CBS Sports analyst Pat Kirwan released his latest mock of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and after previously having the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron with the 15th overall selection, he now has them taking Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard this go-around. Kirwan writes: The Steelers […] CBS Sports Analyst Pat Kirwan...
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Will the Pittsburgh Steelers select a cornerback with the 15th pick?

I believe there is a very good chance the Steelers go with a cornerback in this year’s draft. Strictly speaking one of either Darqueze Dennard (Michigan State) or Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State). These two players are slated by draft experts to fall anywhere from the 10-20 range. And the Steelers sit pretty at 15. Not sure if either of those will end up being a shutdown CB, but...
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Darqueze Dennard’s workout with Lions went ‘real well’

Michigan State Spartans cornerback Darqueze Dennard is one of the best players at his position in the 2014 NFL Draft, which has led many to believe he could be a top ten selection in May. One potential landing spot is with the Detroit Lions, where he would already have a built in fan base. Dennard recently met with the Lions for a pre-draft visit, which he claims “went real well”...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Darqueze Dennard College Career Highlights ᴴᴰ

Darqueze Dennard College Career Highlights ᴴᴰDarqueze Dennard is the definition of the ”No Fly Zone.” A three-year starter at cornerback for Michigan State University, Darqueze has solidified himself as one of the best corners in college football. Winning the Jim Thorpe Award for the nation’s best defensive back, Darqueze is projected as a high first round draft pick...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Darqueze Dennard NFL draft analysis

MSU Football: Darqueze Dennard NFL draft analysisIn case you were, you know, actually sleeping last night, you missed some terrific analysis of Darqueze Dennard by Alen Dumonjić of The Score. Here are his tweets, all put on one page, nice and pretty. And, at the very bottom, a highlight video created by isportsweb’s Matt Pietrangelo. Darqueze Dennard is the type of CB I like....
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

MSU CB refuses to say 'Michigan' ahead of rivalry game

Ohio State coaches, players and fans famously refer to Michigan as “That team up North”, refusing to call utter the program’s actual name. Now, it looks like at least one player on another rival of the Wolverines – the Michigan State Spartans – might be starting a similar tradition. Senior cornerback Darqueze Dennard won’t refer to Michigan as “Michigan” this week...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

MSU Football: Pass Interference, holding calls don’t rattle Spartan DB’s

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Questionable, but costly penalties on the Michigan State defensive backs hurt the Spartans’ chances in their 17-13 loss to No. 22 Notre Dame on Saturday, but it didn’t hurt their confidence. Between senior  defensive back Darqueze Dennard and sophomore defensive back Trae Waynes, MSU was flagged for four pass interference calls and a holding call that led...
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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