The Washington Redskins announced the signing of cornerback David Amerson, the team's highest selection in last month's NFL Draft, on Friday.
The Redskins took Amerson, who led the nation with 13 interceptions as a sophomore at North Carolina State in 2011, with the 19th pick (51st overall) of the second round. The team did not have a first-rounder as part of last year...
With their first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the 51st pick overall, the Washington Redskins selected CB David Amerson of North Carolina State. Amerson is 6'1' and 205 lbs. so he's got the size teams are now looking for in the secondary. He has long arms and big hands, making him the ideal sort of defensive back for picking off passes.
Indeed, Amerson set an ACC...
David Amerson isn’t exactly the most technically sound cornerback in this year’s draft class, but he is the best playmaker. And that may just pique the Patriots’ interest.
Over the past two seasons, Amerson has intercepted 18 passes and returned three for touchdowns to help steady North Carolina State’s secondary. He first emerged onto the national scene in 2011, leading...
ATLANTA All one has to do is to take a look at the rapid rise of the Seattle Seahawks dominant defense they finished fourth in the NFL in total defense in 2012 to see the value of tall cornerbacks.
At the left corner, Richard Sherman, standing 6-foot-3, was a first-team Associated Press All-Pro selection. On the right side of the Seattle defense is 6-4 Brandon Browner, who posted...
In this installment of the SOTT 2013 draft profiles we look at David Amerson cornerback from N.C. State, who had 13 interceptions during the 2011-2012 college season. In order to find out more about Amerson we enlisted the help of David Sanders of Backing the Pack, a site dedicated to the Wolpack.
Tale of the Tape
Weight: 194 lbs.
David Amerson flung his hands into the air in disbelief.
The first quarter of the 2012 season was not yet over, and already North Carolina State's celebrated cornerback had given up his second long touchdown pass.
It was that kind of night for the Wolfpack as Cordarrelle Patterson scored two first-quarter touchdowns - one a 41-yard catch, the second a 67-yard run - and Tennessee...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2012
Casual college football fans may not be familiar with the annual quality depth of defensive players roaming the ACC, but NFL scouts are. And given the wealth of talent on that side of the ball in the league again this fall, expect to hear a few names called early in next Aprils draft.
At least two defensive players from ACC schools have been selected in the first round of the NFL...
Some players rack up numbers because of the systems they play in. Others with a nose for the football always seem to be in the right place at the right time.
N.C. States David Amerson belongs in both categories. Not only is he a stat-sheet stuffer, hes just plain good.
Amerson is the best defensive player in the ACC and maybe the nation.
With respect to Georgia linebacker Jarvis...
N.C. State sophomore cornerback David Amerson wasn't thinking about breaking records coming into the season.
He ended up shattering one few thought would ever fall.
Amerson had two interceptions Tuesday night - one that he returned 65 yards for a touchdown and another with 41 seconds left that sealed the Wolfpack's 31-24 victory over Louisville in the Belk Bowl - to give...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2011
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Although N.C State David Amerson leads the FBS in interceptions with 11, he certainly does not lead the NCAA. The current leader in interceptions is Bucknell’s defensive back Bryce Robertson with 13. What? You’ve never heard of him? Well now you have! Robertson as a Senior has emerged as the leader for this Bison defense, and while doing so, he has created the treacherous Robertson...