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Scruggs, Bellamy, and Heyman Land NFL Contracts

Three former Cardinals are now in the National Football League. Senior defensive end Greg Scruggs was the only player to hear his name called yesterday during the final rounds of the NFL draft. The Seattle Seahawks drafted Scruggs with the 232nd overall pick in the seventh round. The Seahawks drafted a total of 10 players in this year’s NFL draft. Bruce Irvin, DE, West Virginia...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Welcome to Seattle Greg Scruggs…Louisville defensive end

Seahawks second 7th round pick (#232) Name: Greg Scruggs Position: DE College: Louisville Height: 6’4″ Weight: 285 40 yard dash: 4.77 Greg Scruggs missed his final game as a college football player stemming from a poor decision made the night after earning his college degree. That fateful night in December he chose to drive while under the influence and he crashed his vehicle...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle takes Sweezy, Scruggs with final 2 picks

The Seattle Seahawks have closed out the 2012 NFL draft by selecting North Carolina State defensive tackle J.R. Sweezy and Louisville defensive end Greg Scruggs with a pair of seventh-round picks on Saturday. ` Sweezy was selected with pick No. 225, while Scruggs was taken with the 232nd overall pick. Sweezy played in 35 games in his career at defensive tackle at N.C. State. His...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Seahawks 232nd pick of 7th round pick Greg Scruggs from Louisville

25th Pick 7th Round 232 overall. The Seattle Seahawks with 2nd pick of the 7th round 25th pick of the round 232 take Louisville defensive end Greg Scruggs. Seahawks have now picked eight defensive players. Versatile defensive player who has played defensive tackle and defensive end... has added bulk to play inside He continues to learn the position, he's a team leader as...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

And with their final pick of the 2012 draft, the Seahawks select...

...another defensive end, Greg Scruggs from Louisville.  Scruggs is an intelligent player with decent size, but he needs to add muscle to his frame and work on his technique to have a shot at the final roster.  From what I understand, he showed up on most teams' radars because of a good showing at his pro day, not because they saw something particularly special on his game tape.
Via Seahawk Addicts
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Sixteen Scouts In Attendance For Louisville’s Pro Day

16 pro scouts were in attendance yesterday afternoon for Louisville’s annual Pro Day. The departing seniors conducted vertical and broad jumps, bench press, 40-yard dash, pro shuttle and 3-cone drills and also did individual position workouts. Josh Bellamy’s performance at the “Battle of Florida” All Star game in January earned him a lot of attention from pro scouts. He...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

An apology from Greg Scruggs

From his blog at to Louisville football fans …Dear all those who have supported me for four years:Where do I begin? After looking at my family, coaches, and teammates in the eyes after such an embarrassing incident, I now have to speak to you. I guess there is no other way to start this other than to say that I apologize. I apologize for the embarrassment...
Via Louisville Card Game
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Greg Scruggs Asks For Your Forgiveness

Former Louisville defensive tackle Greg Scruggs is asking for your forgiveness. Scruggs was arrested at 5:30 a.m. on Saturday Dec. 17 in Shepherdsville on a drunken-driving charge after hitting a light pole along Interstate 65. Due to the arrest, the senior did not make the trip to Charlotte with the team for the Belk Bowl. The arrest came as a big shock to the entire city of Louisville...
Via The Cardinal Connect
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Incident tarnishes Greg Scruggs’ role as a team leader

Greg Scruggs, more so than any other player, has been the voice of the Louisville football program this season.A model student and football player, Scruggs was present at the press conference when Charlie Strong was introduced as the new head football coach in December 2009. He bought in early, expressing confidence in the new direction.When he speaks, fans listen. When Charlie Strong...
Via Louisville Card Game
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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