MARK BARRON RUMORS & GOSSIP
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First of all, I wanted to remind my All-Blogger voters to get their submissions in. About half of the ballots are still missing. None will be accepted after the first game kicks off on Thanksgiving...
TAMPA, Fla. When the new-look Tampa Bay Bucs finally don their pads in camp late next month, plenty of gazes will be fixed on jersey No. 24.
That includes rookie NFL head coach Greg Schiano, who cant wait to see the hard-hitting style of strong safety and first-round draft pick Mark Barron in action.
Marks a very explosive athlete, and I think hes got a very good feel as a football...
With the passing game in vogue in the NFL, there is a premium on finding a good safety -- but only if he is the right fit. Mark Barron of Alabama (Tampa Bay, No. 7 overall) and Notre Dame's Harrison Smith (Minnesota, 29th) proved there was quality available at that position. In fact, there was just one more first-round cornerback -- three -- than there were safeties on Thursday...
Former Rutgers Head Coach Greg Schiano selects Safety Mark Barron out of Alabama with his inaugural pick. At 6′ 2″ and 215 pounds, Barron has prototypical size and is likely the best safety in this draft.
In his college career, Barron ahas amassed 237 tackles (149 solo), 13 for loss, 5 sacks and 12 interceptions for 145 yards. He has good speed and hits hard. He is...
Mark Barron/S/Alabama Often plays so close to the line that you could basically call him a LB, and for good reason. A real impact player in run defense. Flys to the ball carrier and hits with good power. Sure tackler, very rarely did I see him in position to make the play and then [...]
Mark Barron was rated a five-star linebacker, from St. Paul's in Mobile, Ala., in the class of 2008. He was another member of the No. 1 recruiting class in the country. Barron is in New York City with several Tide teammates who are expected to go very high in the NFL Draft Thursday night. He also left Alabama with two national championship rings.
NFL.com analyst Charles Casserly contends that Alabama safety Mark Barron deserves to be a top ten pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
To be more specific, Casserly places Barron in his seventh slot, behind Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil, Trent Richardson, Morris Claiborne, and Justin Blackmon, Casserly cites Barron’s intelligence, quickness, ability to play man-to-man coverage...
One of the Patriots' greatest needs in the draft is at safety, though the 2012 class only features one player with a legitimate first-round grade. Therefore, if the Patriots miss out on that player, Alabama's Mark Barron, they might shift their focus elsewhere. The second safety off the board projects to be Notre Dame's Harrison Smith, who will be there for the taking...
Scouting Report: Mark Barron
Mark Barron is the leader of the Crimson Tide secondary. He has abundant experience starting 38 games for Alabama. Barron did not participate in the Combine and Alabama’s Pro Day due to surgery for a double sports hernia. This may cause his stock to dive out of the top fifteen.
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Mark Barron S Alabama #4
Impressive size and strength. Plays a hybrid position for Alabama, lining up all over the field. Used in a variety of roles and has shown the ability to be an incredibly versatile player. Experienced lining up as a free and strong safety, and also lining up closer to the line of scrimmage, essentially acting as an...