Joyner and Mason too good to pass up for the Rams

ST. LOUIS -- The Rams weren't kidding. They've been pledging their allegiance to quarterback Sam Bradford for months and general manager Les Snead has been telling anyone willing to listen since last season ended that he believed in their group of young and still mostly unproven wide receivers. But there was plenty of reason not to believe those claims. Bradford's career so far...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Five fast facts about the newest St. Louis Ram, Lamarcus Joyner

The St. Louis Rams made their second-round selection on Friday night, taking Lamarcus Joyner out of Florida State. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Rams. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the defensive back: 1. Joyner measures just 5’8, 184 pounds but is known as one of the hardest hitting secondary prospects...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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 and...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Twitter reactions to the St. Louis Rams’ second round draft pick, Lamarcus Joyner

General manager Les Snead could only stand pat for so long this draft before reverting to his usual wheeling-and-dealing self. Snead traded the Rams’ no. 44 overall pick and no. 153 overall pick to the Bills for the right to move up to no. 41. The Rams used the pick to select Florida State cornerback/safety Lamarcus Joyner. Here is some instant reaction from the Twitterverse. …...
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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 star...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU's Joyner, Auburn's Uzomah are hybrid stars

Lamarcus Joyner is listed on Florida State's depth chart as a cornerback. That fails to tell the whole story of the All-America defensive back. Auburn's C.J. Uzomah is the Tigers' No. 1 tight end, though he's almost as likely to line up out wide or in the back field. In college football today it helps to have players who are hard to define because it also makes them hard to neutralize...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jernigan and Joyner lead Florida State’s Defense in Thumping of Duke on Route to BCS Title Game

Despite a hard-fought first half, the surprise ACC coastal representative Duke didn’t stand a chance against the only undefeated team in the country. The Seminoles defense has allowed under 10 points seven times, this year, and only once did they allow over 17. The best defense in the country (according to points allowed) expectedly destroyed the far less talented Duke Blue...
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December 09, 2013  |  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 Associated Press
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

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