OLIVIER VERNON RUMORS

Dolphins sign two third-round picks

The Miami Dolphins signed third-round picks Michael Egnew and defensive end Olivier Vernon, the team announced Wednesday. Terms of the contracts were not announced. Egnew, who was drafted from Missouri, was selected 78th overall in April's NFL Draft. He had 147 catches for 1,332 and eight touchdowns in 51 games with the Tigers. Vernon, who was drafted from Miami, was selected...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins select Hurricanes DE Vernon in draft

The Miami Dolphins have selected Miami Hurricanes defensive end Olivier Vernon in the third round of the NFL draft. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound Vernon was suspended for the first six games last season after an investigation showed he took extra benefits from a former booster during the recruiting process. He had 18 tackles in six games and decided to turn pro rather than return this...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins Deal, Get Defensive End

The Dolphins have taken some flak in recent years for not drafting more players from the University of Miami, but that's likely not why they took defensive end Olivier Vernon with their first pick in the third round.
Via mia.scout.com
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Steelers Bring in 3 Linebacker Prospects for Pre Draft Visits Wednesday

The Steelers are starting to pick up speed on draft visits.  They had 3 more players visit the facility today according to Ed Bouchette.  Mychal Kendricks the linebacker out of Cal who had already been reported made his visit today.  Joining him were two other linebacker prospects in Cam Johnson out of Virginia and Olivier Vernon of Miami FL. Both Vernon and Johnson were defensive...
Via Bleed Black & Gold
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Two more ‘Canes leaving early for the NFL

Already this month, three members of the Miami Hurricanes football program have officially announced they were leaving eligibility on the table for a shot at the NFL. Officially, that number climbed to five Friday morning as The U confirmed that offensive lineman Brandon Washington and defensive end Olivier Vernon (pictured, No. 35) have decided to make…
Via College Football Talk
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Vernon and Washington to Leave UM Early

The underclassmen exodus at UM has reached a tipping point. On Friday UM announced junior OL Brandon Washington and junior DE Olivier Vernon have both elected to forgo their senior seasons at Miami. The two join RB Lamar Miller, WR Tommy Streeter and DT Marcus Forston looking for NFL riches following abbreviated careers at the U. Washington was the anchor of UM's offensive...
Via NBC Miami
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Washington, Vernon say they're leaving Miami early

Miami officials announced Friday that offensive lineman Brandon Washington and defensive end Olivier Vernon are skipping their final college seasons for the NFL draft. Washington was one of nine players to start all 12 games for the Hurricanes this past season. Miami has now had five underclassmen declare for the 2012 draft, including running back Lamar Miller, wide receiver Tommy...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Miami OL Washington, DE Vernon to enter draft

Miami officials announced Friday that offensive lineman Brandon Washington and defensive end Olivier Vernon are skipping their final college seasons for the NFL draft.
Via ESPN
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Washington, Vernon say they're leaving Miami early for NFL

Miami officials announced Friday that offensive lineman Brandon Washington and defensive end Olivier Vernon are skipping their final college seasons for the NFL draft.
Via CBSSports.com
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Al Golden discusses contract extension; Lamar Miller, Olivier Vernon deflect talk of future

SUN LIFE STADIUM -- Here is a transcript of Al Golden's post-game press conference with reporters after the Canes lost 24-17 and he signed an extension through the 2019 season. > Did you discuss the extension with the team? "I didn’t because the team knows that I’ve never discussed anything but being here with them. They know that. The team understands that. I...
Via Miami Herald
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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