This time of year and into training camp, impressive practice performances can be discredited by coaches who bemoan plaudits shoved upon players moving freely without the fear of contact from defenses or restrictions from pads and helmets. Enter Raiders wide receiver Juron Criner, a fifth-round pick out of Arizona, who became a headline attraction at Tuesday's organized team...
The Oakland Raiders have selected Arizona receiver Juron Criner with their second pick in the fifth round.
The Raiders took Criner 168th overall Saturday with a compensatory pick.
Criner had 75 catches for 956 yards and 11 touchdowns last season for Arizona. He was a productive player for the Wildcats with 31 touchdowns and 202 catches his final three seasons but lacks the top...
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April 28, 2012
Juron Criner WR Arizona #
Prototypical size and overall build for a No. 1 receiver. Does a nice job finding soft spot in zone coverage; gives his quarterback a big target. Has the potential to be a quality possession receiver. Good all-around athlete; will make some plays after the catch. Good vision as a runner after the catch.
The next few weeks here on State of the Texans we will be doing some draft profiles of some particular players who could possible fit into the Texans plans. We are not going to try to piece together scouting reports, but we enlist help of bloggers who actually cover the respective player and their school.
Our first draft profile starts with Arizona Wildcats Senior wide receiver...
NFL Prospect a Day: Juron Criner
Prospect 1 was one of my personal favorites in Chris Rainey.
Today we take a look at a wide receiver who is making a nice climb up the charts, coming in with a solid, yet unspectacular senior season that had him grading out as a fourth rounder according to most scouts, yet he has started to turn some heads down in Mobile, and seems to be making a...
One of Arizona's senior standout's Juron Criner talks about what the Senior Bowl has been like, what he learned while a Wildcat, and more.
TUCSON There's a lot to like for 2012 and the Arizona Wildcat football team.
It'll go into next season with a two-game winning streak and a lot of hope for the future under new coach Rich Rodriguez.
"Like I told the kids (on Saturday), I think there is a bright and sturdy foundation," said Tim Kish, who finished up his duties as interim coach in Arizona's...
Backup quarterback Bryson Beirne connected with Juron Criner on a 23-yard touchdown play with 5:18 remaining and Arizona held on for a 31-27 Territorial Cup victory over Arizona State on Saturday night.
The game ended with the Sun Devils (6-5, 4-4) on the Arizona 15-yard line, where two passes by Brock Osweiler fell incomplete.
Beine had just come on in relief of game MVP Nick...
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November 20, 2011
Backup quarterback Bryson Beirne connected with Juron Criner on a 23-yard touchdown play with 5:18 remaining and the Wildcats held on for a 31-27 Territorial Cup victory over Arizona State on Saturday night.
Nick Foles threw for 388 yards and Juron Criner had 11 catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns. Chris Polk scored five touchdowns and the Huskies rallied for a 42-31 over Arizona on Saturday night.