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Arizona signs draft picks Johnson, Christian

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have signed two more draft picks - running back David Johnson and tight end Gerald Christian. Johnson was a third-round pick out of Northern Iowa. Christian was drafted in the seventh round out of Louisville, the final player selected in the draft as the so-called ''Mr. Irrelevant.'' Six of the Cardinals' seven draft picks have signed contracts...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville TE Gerald Christian Was Mr. Irrelevant Of The 2015 NFL Draft

Christian caught 10 touchdowns in his college career Each year, the final player selected in the NFL Draft is given the title of “Mr. Irrelevant.” It may sound like a slap in the face, but the nickname was created all in good fun and many players who receive the designation wear it with pride. This year’s Mr. Irrelevant was Louisville tight end Gerald Christian. A one-time...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mr. Irrelevant: Louisville TE Christian last pick in draft

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The 10th Louisville Cardinal chosen in the NFL draft earned the title ''Mr. Irrelevant.'' With the 256th - and last - pick of the three-day draft, the Arizona Cardinals chose tight end Gerald Christian. He will be the guest of honor for a weeklong celebration in Newport Beach, California, next month. At the event, Christian will be presented with the Lowsman Trophy...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

TE Gerald Christian is 2015's Mr. Irrelevant

The Arizona Cardinals have selected Louisville TE Gerald Christian with the 256th, and final, pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. With the selection, Christian earns the moniker “Mr. Irrelevant”.Mr. Irrelevant is a nickname that has been used for the last player picked in the draft for decades. The first player to earn this nickname was wide receiver Kelvin Kirk in 1976. Kirk was drafted...
Via Pro Football Spot
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Football Has Plenty Of Options At The Tight End Position

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsAfter marinating on the return of Louisville Head Coach Bobby Petrino many began to evaluate the differences with him at the helm versus the previous regime. One of the obvious was the usage of the Tight End position; and Louisville had the perfect guy in highly heralded Gerald Christian. While he finished tied for the team lead with five touchdowns and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Louisville WR Gerald Christian Makes Sweet One-Handed Catch to Get Louisville on the Board

Louisville tight end Gerald Christian got a chance to do what every tight end hopes to do in his final game Tuesday night. After falling behind 7-0 in the first quarter against Georgia in the Belk Bowl he got the chance to get his team on the board with an 11-yard pass from Kyle Bolin--but it wasn't just any catch.It was an absolute beauty of a one-handed grab between defenders! Read more »
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Christian’s Younger Brother Has Committed To Louisville

Photo: 247 Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville football program picked up their second commitment in three days on Tuesday morning. Geron Christian, a 6-foot-4, 305-pound, offensive tackle from Ocala, FL., informed the Louisville staff of his verbal pledge shortly before 10 AM. Christian was previously committed to Miami, but decided to reopen his recruiting at the end of November...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Christian Poised For A Monster Season Under Petrino’s Offense

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect Most of Card nation found it sometimes hard to distinguish tight end Gerald Christian from running back Dominique Brown last season.  Both Brown and Christian run with violence, and defenders quiver at the thought of putting shoulder pads on either man.  The block number style on the Cardinals 2013 jerseys made the numbers 8 and 0 look almost...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Transfer Grade: Gerald Christian

Entering the 2013 Football Season much was expected out of a handful of transfers; most of whom sat out last season waiting to become eligible. Considering the talent level of the transfers, all had high expectations in their debut season.   Among the group you have who was a 4-Star prospect out of high school and ranked the No. 2 Tight End in the country by Rivals, the Offensive...
Via The Cardinal Connect
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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