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NFL Draft 2013: E.J. Manuel, QB, Florida State

Player: E.J. Manuel Position: Quarterback School: Florida State Queen City Sports Ranking: 9th E.J. Manuel led Florida State to a 25-6 record as starting QB for the Seminoles. Manuel’s first year as Florida State’s full time starter came in 2011. In his first season as starter, Manuel completed 65.3% of his passes (203 completions/311 attempts) while throwing for 2,666 yards...
Via Queen City Sports
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel continuing to impress NFL scouts

According to Damond Talbot of, former Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel is continuing to impress NFL scouts. I talked to a scout tonight who said a guy that he was really inpressed with was EJ Manuel of FSU, said he continues to impress — Damond Talbot(@drocksthaparty) February 26, 2013 The scout went on to say that he is the best all around qb in the draft...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel looking for fourth bowl victory

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Erik Manuel had mentioned to his son that he was close to accomplishing something special, a feat that no other Florida State quarterback had ever done. EJ Manuel is already 3-0 in bowl games. And while he didnt start the 2010 Chick-fil-A Bowl win over South Carolina, he relieved the injured Christian Ponder after halftime and led Florida State to a win. Manuel...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida State QB EJ Manuel takes vicious helmet-to-helmet hit (Video)

As you probably figure, we here at Outside the Boxscore love posting nasty football hits and this one from last night's University of Florida/Florida State game is pretty brutal. Watch as Florida State QB E.J. Manuel gets rocked by Florida linebacker Lerentee McCray on this helmet-to-helmet hit: Thankfully for Manuel, he wasn't seriously injured and returned to...
Via Outside the Boxscore
November 25, 2012  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel rocked on hard hit by Gators

FSU overcame the 13-0 Gator lead to be in complete control of the rivalry game. All of the momentum was in Florida State’s favor and then this happened. Antonio Morrison who came in for Jelani Jenkins, absolutely crushed quarterback EJ Manuel and UF recovered the ball. On the next play, UF running back Mike Gillislee ran it in for over a 35 yard touchdown run. EJ was okay but he...
Via Throw The Flag
November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Does FSU QB EJ Manuel Project at the Next Level?

Does FSU QB EJ Manuel Project at the Next Level?If you were able to catch some of the pre-season NFL Mock Drafts, you would find EJ Manuel’s name pretty high up on some very reputable mock draft lists. I’ve seen EJ Manuel projected as high as #2 and as low as the 5th or 6th round. But that was pre-season, and this is now. With the majority of the college football season complete...
Via BeyondUSports
November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

TWICF Sept. 29th – Alabama, Florida State or Oregon: which team is looking in from the outside of title game in January

This Week in College Football, 9/29/12 The one thing the BCS committee did not want to see before going to a new playoff format in 2014 could be unfolding in front of their eyes this year, as there could be three undefeated and highly powered teams for the two spots in the National Title game in Miami, January 7, 2013. Which one of these three teams - Alabama, Florida State...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

FSU's Manuel feels fine as opener approaches

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida State quarterback EJ Manuel said he feels 100 percent healthy after rolling his ankle last week in practice. It was just basically an ankle sprain, just like you would roll your ankle in basketball coming down from a rebound, Manuel said. Im fine. Ive dealt with worse. A sprain aint going to hold me back at all. Manuel has played through thumb, shoulder...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ranking the ACC QBs: Manuel best of experienced group

If the ACC isnt the most quarterback-heavy conference going into the 2012 college football season, then it is certainly the most experienced. Eleven of the 12 programs return starting quarterbacksand the lone new starter is not exactly green to live action. Ranking the signal callers isnt easy, as from one week to the next eight or nine of these players can post impressive numbers...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

EJ Manuel played bowl game with broken leg

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Nearly eight weeks after one of the best comebacks of quarterback EJ Manuel's career, Florida State officials announced that he fractured his fibula in the Champs Sports Bowl victory over Notre Dame. Manuel was seen limping on his left leg during the third quarter of the Dec. 29 game. The fibula is not a weight-bearing bone, which is why Manuel was able to...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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