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MARIO EDWARDS JR. RUMORS

Raiders sign Mario Edwards Jr, complete ’15 draft class

The Oakland Raiders signed their final draft choice from 2015 on Friday, according to a team statement. Mario Edwards Jr was taken out of Florida State by the Raiders in the second round of April’s draft. The terms of Edwards’ contract weren’t disclosed in the statement. Edwards, a defensive lineman, will likely start right away opposite of veteran Justin Tuck. Defensive end...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders sign 2nd-round pick Mario Edwards Jr.

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have signed second-round pick defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. to a rookie contract. With the deal announced Friday, the Raiders have now signed all 10 of their draft picks. Edwards was selected 35th overall out of Florida State. In three seasons in college, Edwards had eight sacks, seven passes defensed, three forced fumbles and two fumble...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders select Mario Edwards Jr.

The Oakland Raiders got the boost they needed on their defensive line. I’m sure Raider fans were upset to see Leonard Williams fall past them last night when the Raiders selected wide receiver Amari Cooper. Don’t be sad Raiders fans, you got yourself a potential stud in Mario Edwards Jr.  Edwards is a versatile scheme guy. He can play defensive tackle or defensive end...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: Defensive grade by position

Now that the 2014 college football season is officially over, it is time to look back and this time grade the Florida State football team position by position on defense. Defensive Line: The 2014 Florida State Seminoles defensive line did not perform up to par let alone up to their expectations. They were unable to generate any pass rush from the line, as they were ranked among one...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State DE Mario Edwards Jr. headed to NFL draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. has announced he will enter the NFL draft. The 6-foot-3, 294-pound Edwards says he will not return for his senior season in a statement released from his new agency Thursday. Edwards says: "I truly hope that I will be lucky enough to have a successful NFL career, and do Florida State proud for years to come, as so...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. entering NFL draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. has announced he will enter the NFL draft.  The 6-foot-3, 294-pound Edwards says he will not return for his senior season in a statement released from his new agency Thursday. Edwards says: "I truly hope that I will be lucky enough to have a successful NFL career, and do Florida State proud for years to come...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Football Player of the Week: Mario Edwards Jr.

Despite a career-high 13 receptions from wide receiver Rashad Greene on Saturday night, the Florida State Football Player of the Week for Week 11 goes to junior defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. for his performance in Saturday’s 34-20 win over Virginia. Prior to Saturday, Edwards had not lived to his preseason All-American hype, but was a man on a mission in the Seminoles’ homecoming...
Via Noled Out
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State without Mario Edwards Jr., Mario Pender against NC State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State starting defensive end Mario Edwards, Jr. and backup running back Mario Pender will sit out Saturday against North Carolina State after suffering concussions last week against Clemson. Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher announced the moves Thursday. The top-ranked Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 ACC) will be down two starting defensive linemen after Niles Lawrence...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Florida State’s Mario Edwards Jr. Is Insanely Impressive, Watch Him Tear Through This Drill

Mario Edwards Jr. arrived at Florida State as one of the most hyped up defensive linemen in recent memory. The Denton, Texas product was rated by Rivals.com as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the 2012 class and the No. 3 player overall, the highest rating for a defensive tackle since 2002.  Edwards hasn’t quite lived up to the lofty expectations. He’s been a solid player–a third...
Via College Spun
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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