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Bills Drafted EJ Manuel Because He Worked Out Well in the Rain

I don’t like teams who just draft players because of workouts and measurables, especially quarterbacks. Listen closely to the Bills reasoning behind drafting Manuel. Bills coach Doug Marrone revealed in an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio that Manuel impressed Buffalo’s brass by throwing the ball well during an extremely windy thunderstorm at a private workout in Tallahassee...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 01, 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

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

College football rankings: Tailgater top 25, week 5

LSU, West Virginia, Georgia, Texas, and Louisville all got more than they bargained for in week 5 (photo credits clockwise from top left: Getty/ Aller, Revere, Cunningham; AP/ Solis; Getty/ Deering) Tailgater Top 25 Rankings, Week 5 If you were looking for some clarity in week 5, forget it. This should have been an easy week for some of the supposed big boys; South Carolina, Florida...
October 01, 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 or...
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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