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New England May Have Found A Steal in Jimmy Garoppolo

Will Jimmy Garoppolo end up being Tom Brady’s successor? (via wwlp) Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles were the major quarterbacks mentioned in this year’s draft class, but Eastern Illinois standout Jimmy Garoppolo may have found himself in the perfect situation for a sustainable career after being drafted in the second round by the New England Patriots. Garoppolo...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo: Patriots’ Offense Is A Picture-Perfect Fit For Me

NEW YORK — Jimmy Garoppolo brought everyone he knew to Radio City Music Hall in New York for the 2014 NFL draft — seriously. Garoppolo arrived at his post-draft news conference on Friday night with his mother and father, his brothers Tommy, Mikey and Billy and his friends from Eastern Illinois, John, Adam, Pete, Nico and Jerome. It was a long two-night and 62-pick wait for...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Draft Jimmy Garoppolo, Quarterback Out Of Eastern Illinois

With their second-round pick, the New England Patriots might have found the heir to Tom Brady’s throne. The Patriots selected Jimmy Garoppolo, a quarterback out of Eastern Illinois, with the 62nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft on Friday. The 6-foot-2, 226-pound quarterback is one of only two quarterbacks in Football Championship Subdivision history to throw for more than 5...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings reportedly worked out Jimmy Garoppolo on Friday

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Minnesota Vikings worked out former Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo on Friday. DEVELOPING: The Vikings are conducting a private workout w/Eastern Illinois QB Jimmy Garoppolo. (ESPN/Media Reports) — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) April 11, 2014 Garoppolo...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo Worked Out By Bill O’Brien

Not sure it its out there but I’m told it was HC Bill O’Brien & QB coach George Godsey who privately worked out Jimmy Garoppolo this morning — Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) March 4, 2014 According to Tony Pauline, Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and quarterback coach George Godsey privately worked out Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo today at the Northwestern...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans HC Bill O’Brien checked out Jimmy Garoppolo at Eastern Illinois pro day

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Even though the feeling is that the Texans will use the first overall pick on a quarterback, preferably Blake Bortles,  they could always take Jadeveon Clowney and then draft Jimmy Garoppolo in the second round. Hmmmm: Houston Texans HC Bill O'Brien at Northwestern for Eastern Illinois...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo Eastern Illinois NFL Draft Breakdown

In 2013, Jimmy Garoppolo won the Walter Payton Award winner and earned the 2013 FCS National Offensive Player of the Year, named OVC Offensive Player of the Year. He led all NCAA Division I players in passing yards and touchdown passes and named National Player of the Week two times (SIU ISU games). Garoppolo became EIU career leader in pass completions versus Illinois State and has se...
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynch struggles, Garoppolo stars as East tops West in showdown

In their bids to impress to pro scouts evaluating the East-West Shrine game, small school quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo thrived while Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch struggled. Garoppolo replaced Lynch after his better known counterpart from Northern Illinois threw a couple of early interceptions and wound up stealing the show. Coastal Carolina's Matt Hazel scored on a 1...
Via Fox Sports
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Eastern Illinois cruises by Tennessee Tech 56-21

Jimmy Garoppolo threw four touchdowns on 399 yards passing, guiding Eastern Illinois to a 56-21 win over Tennessee Tech on Saturday. The Panthers (8-1, 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference) maintained sole possession of first place in the conference, handing Tennessee Tech (3-7, 0-6) its fifth loss in a row. Garoppolo had four touchdown passes for the sixth time this season, including two...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmy Garoppolo scouting report

Jimmy Garoppolo QB Eastern Illinois #10 Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 222 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Garoppolo looks the part and he tore up his FCS level competition. He’s been hyped up as a potential first round pick, but he lacks the elite physical tools...
Via DraftAce
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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