Falcons RB Freeman off to quick start at rookie mini-camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- For a rookie entering his first NFL season, it's understandable to confuse your head coach with a deity -- or, at least, to mention them in the same breath. After all, an NFL head coach can sometimes seem to wield omniscient powers for those in his charge. That's what Falcons' fourth-round pick Devonta Freeman did on Saturday, the second day of rookie mini...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons draft Florida State RB Freeman, Notre Dame LB Shembo

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons hope Florida State's Devonta Freeman can help revive the NFL's worst rushing attack. And they believe that Notre Dame linebacker Prince Shembo and Syracuse linebacker Marquis Spruill bring depth to a position that's been hurt by injuries to Sean Weatherspoon the last two years. Atlanta drafted Freeman with the third pick of the fourth round...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Atlanta draft their future running back in Devonta Freeman?

With the 103rd pick in the NFL Draft the Falcons selected Devonta Freeman, running back from Florida State. Welcome the newest member of the Falcons backfield with a shout out to @V8Freeman. Great to have you in the Falcons Family! #RiseUp — Atlanta_Falcons (@Atlanta_Falcons) May 10, 2014 The 5’9’’ 209 pound back was a part of a running back by committee approach, however...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Florida State RB Devonta Freeman

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While he hasn't been brought in for a […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Florida State RB Devonta Freeman...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Had Tuesday Meeting With FSU Draft Prospects WR Kelvin Benjamin And RB Devonta Freeman

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of representation at the Tuesday Florida State Pro Day and they reportedly spend a lot of time with two offensive players while there. According to FSU running back Devonta Freeman, he and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin had a great business meeting/dinner with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin and offensive coordinator...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New enrollees boost FSU program, future looks solid

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coaches had a feeling that they could lose Devonta Freeman or James Wilder after the national championship game. As it turned out, both opted to enter the NFL draft. Florida State retains just one tailback with any significant college experience in Karlos Williams, who converted from safety in September and ran for 730 yards and 11 touchdowns. The...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Devonta Freeman Taunts Auburn Sideline, Forces FSU Into Kicking An 18-Yard PAT

If Florida State loses tonight’s BCS National Championship Game by one point, you can bet that Seminoles fans are going to let running back Devonta Freeman hear about it. With FSU trailing Auburn, 21-13, quarterback Jameis Winston hooked up with wideout Chad Abram for an 11-yard touchdown. But the Noles were tagged with a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after the play after...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State-Florida: Keys to Seminole success

Devonta Freeman scored a pair of touchdowns in Florida State’s last win over Florida. (AP Photo/Phil Sears) Seminoles look to make it three of four against Florida Florida State can tie a school-record on Saturday with 12 victories by beating arch-rival Florida in Gainesville. The Seminoles are coming off of an 80-14 victory over Idaho and will enter Saturday’s contest a perfect...
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Freeman closing in on 1,000 yards for No. 2 FSU

Devonta Freeman is on the verge of rushing for 1,000 yards, a feat only five other Florida State players have accomplished since the football program began in 1947. The second-ranked Seminoles have leaned on the play of redshirt freshman quarterback Jameis Winston, but he's benefited from the balance afforded by a run game featuring Freeman, James Wilder Jr. and Karlos Williams...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

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