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Bucs' Johnthan Banks carries grandma's lessons with him

TAMPA, Fla. -- Johnthan Banks is thankful today. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie cornerback is about to leave the practice field, everything he has lived since the draft proof that he has made it. These are the slow days of training camp, a time of instruction and attrition. But for Banks, the Bucs' second-round pick from Mississippi State, living these sessions is more than...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers pick CB Johnathan Banks at No. 43

TAMPA, Fla. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers continue to build at cornerback. Five days after trading for Darrelle Revis, the Bucs took former Mississippi State cornerback Johnthan Banks as the 43rd overall pick on Friday. A 6-foot-2, 185-pound Maben, Miss., native, Banks had 221 tackles with 16 interceptions and four sacks in his college career. He also produced four forced fumbles and...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles 2013 Draft Prospect: Mississippi State Cornerback Johnthan Banks

The Eagles need help in the secondary. There’s no denying that. Whether it be the corner or safety position, there is room for improvement. They definitely need to use the draft to help themselves out. An option they may have in the second round to strengthen the cornerback position is Mississippi State product Johnthan Banks. Although Banks was recruited as a safety, he only...

2013 Pro Days: Johnthan Banks, Montee Ball Improve From Their Combine 40 Times at Pro Days

<span lang="EN" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: "Arial","sans-serif"; font-size: 9pt; mso-ansi-language: EN;">It's still early in the Pro Day circuit, but already prospects are making the most of their second chances in testing for NFL teams. Two of the draft's best at their respective positions did some at their...
Via Optimum Scouting
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Banks receives Thorpe Award

Johnthan Banks always appreciated that Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen offered an opportunity to a scrawny, 150-pound kid from a small town and a hard-to-find school. He certainly is making the most of it. Banks was presented the Thorpe Award on Tuesday as college football's best defensive back. He finished last season with four interceptions, running his career total to...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's Banks receives Thorpe Award

Johnthan Banks always appreciated that Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen offered an opportunity to a scrawny, 150-pound kid from a small town and a hard-to-find school. He certainly is making the most of it. Banks was presented the Thorpe Award in Oklahoma City on Tuesday as college football's best defensive back. He finished last season with four interceptions, running his...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss
PICK AND CHOOSE

Mississippi St. player's acrobatic interception

It’s safe to say that through four weeks of college football, we as fans have seen some truly spectacular plays. From Ohio State’s opening touchdown of the 2012 campaign to Kiehl Frazier’s Hail Mary pass against UL-Monroe, it’s been an action packed September so far, with only more great football to come. But as great as those plays were, they pale in comparison to what...
Via Crystal Ball Run
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

FSNext-TV: Johnthan Banks Sept 8th Interview

FSNext-TV: Mississippi State senior defensive back Johnthan Banks talks about MSU's dominating 28-10 victory over Auburn.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Mississippi State's cornerbacks form strong duo

Johnthan Banks has the sheer talent. Corey Broomfield has the smarts. Together, they form the nucleus of a defensive backfield that's expected to give Mississippi State a chance to contend in the Southeastern Conference Western Division. Banks is one of the most successful defensive backs in Mississippi State's history, coming off a season with 71 tackles, including eight...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Banks, Bumphis Make Hornung Watch List

Add two more Bulldog names to the already-long list of Mississippi State players nominated to major national award/trophy watch lists. Seniors Johnthan Banks and Chad Bumphis are part of the 49-man listing of nominees for the Paul Hornung Award, as announced today by the Louisville Sports Commission.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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