DESMOND TRUFANT RUMORS

Desmond Trufant goes to Falcons at 22

UW's Desmond Trufant goes to Falcons at #22 Trufant became the third member of his family to make it to the league on Thursday night when the Atlanta Falcons selected him 22nd overall in the 2013 NFL Draft. Tru became UW's fourth first-round pick since 1995. He was considered a third-round pick by most at the start of last season. Then he became UW's defensive...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Instant Analysis: Desmond Trufant To Atlanta Falcons

The VitalsNFL Team: Atlanta FalconsPick Number: 22 (traded up from pick 30 with St. Louis)Player Name: Desmond TrufantPosition: CBSchool: WashingtonHeight/Weight: 6'0/190 lbs.  How is the fit?Trufant was traded up for by the Falcons for a reason. He fits a tremendous hole left by the departures of cornerbacks Dunta Robinson, Brent Grimes, and Chris Owens. Trufant is...
Via Football Nation
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons Fans Sound Off on Desmond Trufant Pick

I love the fact that you can get on Twitter and immediately take the temperature of a fanbase. In the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons traded their third and sixth round picks for the right to trade up from #30 to #22 and pick Washington CB Desmond Trufant. As always there is some mixed reaction but overall the majority of the response was positive...
Via Grits Blitz
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

First Round NFL Draft Grades: Atlanta Falcons

PICK: Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington ANALYSIS: Atlanta had been rumored to be wanting to move up for someone, and Trufant was one of the names commonly tossed around in that discussion. Atlanta certainly needed a corner, and Trufant was the best CB on the board. They were smart to jump Minnesota and Indy to grab him. I'm still surprised St. Louis traded down instead...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Trufant Sweats Out Draft Fate

Like other Huskies before him, Desmond Trufant had a chance to check out the Green Room at Radio City Music Hall in New York City but decided to be with his family in Tacoma instead Thursday as his 2013 NFL Draft fate is expected to be revealed. Will he be taken by a team in the first round tonight? Or will he have to wait 24 more hours to find out his professional future?
Via washington.scout.com
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Washington Cornerback Desmond Trufant Visiting With Patriots

Another potential first-round pick is in New England for a visit. Washington cornerback Desmond Trufant is visiting with the Patriots on Thursday and Friday, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Trufant is viewed as one of the top cornerbacks in this year’s draft class and is projected as a pretty firm first-round pick. He was on the cusp of the first round early in the draft...
Via NESN.com
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: CB Desmond Trufant Scouting Report

Desmond Trufant has a lot of expectation in the Trufant family. Two of his older brothers play in the NFL as well - Marcus plays for the Seattle Seahawks and was drafted in the first round in 2003, and Isiah, who is a New York Jet and cut his teeth in the Arena League and UFL before making the big leagues.The 2013 NFL Draft is very deep at the cornerback position and many analysts...
Via Football Nation
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Trufant CB, Washington Scouting Report

DESMOND TRUFANT CB, Washington 6-0, 190 LBS starts TCK INT PD FF 2012 12 36 1 9 1 2011 13 64 2 14 2 2010 13 48 1 4 0 2009 9 47 2 6 0 Had 45 straight start streak stopped when he had to sit out against Colorado last season. Returned to start final 2 games. When he’s covered a receiver great, he’s great at breaking...
Via 85% Sports
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Trufant Wins Flaherty Award and Defensive MVP

SEATTLE – Senior cornerback Desmond Trufant won the 105th Guy Flaherty Award, the Washington football program's oldest and most prestigious team award, and was also named the Sports Radio 950 KJR Defensive MVP, while Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Justin Glenn won offensive and special teams MVP honors, respectively, at the Husky football team’s postseason awards presentation.
Via washington.scout.com
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Saturday is 'Money Game' for Trufant

SEATTLE - Desmond Trufant is already flying in some pretty rarified air for Washington cornerbacks. UW Head Coach Steve Sarkisian remarked during his coaches show Monday that Trufant could very well be one of the top three cornerbacks taken in next year's NFL draft, that's how well he's playing in the eyes of the pro scouts.
Via washington.scout.com
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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