(Updates.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer Throughout his college career at North Carolina State, J.R. Sweezy had coaches telling him he would make a great offensive lineman even though he started on the defensive side.
One workout with Seattle offensive line guru Tom Cable prior to the NFL draft in April was the first step in making the move from defense to offense more of a reality...
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August 29, 2012
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...
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April 28, 2012
...defensive end J.R. Sweezy from North Carolina State. Sweezy (how great is that name?) was projected as more of a 3-4 defensive end, but with the Seahawks he'll have to find a home for himself at either the 5-tech DE position behind Red Bryant or the 3-tech DT position behind, uh, well, that one's still up in the air. He's got a good initial burst and a great motor...
18th Pick 7th Round 225th overall.
The Seattle Seahawks with 1st pick of the 7th round 18th pick of the round 225 take North Carolina State defensive tackle J.R. Sweezy.
Mayock says Sweezy's versatility is the key to his draft value.
He could play a three-technique defensive tackle within a 4-3 scheme, or he could convinced a 3-4 team to take a shot on him as a defensive...
Wolfpack Defensive Tackle standout J.R. Sweezy has been selected to play in the Battle of Florida game in Boca Raton this Saturday. The game will be on the Fox College Sports network at 8:00 p.m. Since Sweezy is not from Florida and has never played for a team in Florida, it’s a great honor to [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NC State Defensive tackle J.R. Sweezy may have been the happiest Wolfpacker when it was announced that the Wolfpack would be playing in the 2011 Belk Bowl.