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Rams trade up, draft CB Joyner in second round

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Rams traded up three spots in the second round with Buffalo and took Florida State cornerback Lamarcus Joyner with the 41st overall pick of the draft on Friday night. The 5-foot-8, 184-pound Joyner was an All-American and fills one of the team's pre-draft needs. He started every game his last three seasons and was a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Second Round Grades: St. Louis Rams

Selection: Lamarcus Joyner, CB/S, Florida StateThe Rams jumped up a few picks here and most likely sent some late round picks to Buffalo in the process. Once that comes out the grade might change a bit. However, assuming they didn't give up too much, this is a great pick. The Rams really needed another piece in the defensive backfield. Joyner looks to be able to contribute at...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamarcus Joyner's draft stock rising after senior season

Lamarcus Joyner already understood the value of returning for his senior season. He was able to be a leader and help Florida State win a national title. And now he's seeing his draft stock rise, too. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said he considers Joyner the No. 3 safety in the draft and sees him as a late pick in the first round. Mayock compares Joyner to former LSU...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Mosley, Joyner among 5 Nagurski Trophy finalists

Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley and Florida State defensive back Lamarcus Joyner are among five finalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy for national defensive player of the year. Also chosen as finalists by the Football Writers Association of America were Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam and Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard....
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Idaho-Florida State: Keys to Seminole success

Sean Maguire could see meaningful snaps for FSU down the final stretch of the 2013 season. (Phil Sears/AP) #2 FSU eyes 11th win vs. Idaho It’ll be the final home game for Florida State seniors on Saturday as the second-ranked Seminoles face off against Idaho. Florida State is coming off of consecutive 59-3 victories over Wake Forest and Syracuse. The Seminoles are off to their...
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 25 Florida State Seminoles season preview

No. 25 Florida State Seminoles (12-2) Coach Jimbo Fisher (fourth season, 31-10 at FSU and overall)Returning starters: 10, 6 offense, 4 defense, 0 special teamsRecruiting rank: 12Strength of schedule: 62 One of the most impressive things about coach Jimbo Fisher's three seasons in Tallahassee isn't his 31 victories, it's his 3-0 record in bowl games, including last...
Via College Football Universe
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

FSU's Joyner hopes to improve NFL value with switch to CB

Lamarcus Joyner said the decision wasn't that hard after all. The defensive back wanted to return to Florida State for his senior season -- to earn his degree, to be a leader on defense and to improve his NFL draft prospects. "It was a business decision," Joyner said. "It also gave me more motivation to come back to Florida State and get my degree, instead of feeling...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Lamarcus Joyner's impact is beyond numbers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida State was finding the end zone. The problem was that Clemson was doing the same thing, but faster, more often and with surprising ease. FSUs defense was being picked apart after dominating its first three games, and now the Tigers got another touchdown to go up 31-21 midway through the third quarter. The game appeared to be slipping away from FSU. But...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

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