By Emily Van Buskirk In a world controlled by rules and regulations — by owners, general managers and governing bodies — athletes have always found a way to make a sport their own. Some of the greatest competitors throughout history have taken their talent and turned it into a lifestyle — through clothing, physical appearance and even extracurricular activities. Think Tiger...
The Saints have now made four consecutive picks on defense after investing their first round move up in Brandin Cooks. In the 5th round the addition was two SEC defenders. First it was safety Vinnie Sunseri of Alabama and two picks later they followed with linebacker Ronald Powell of Florida. Sunseri is a guy I’ve watched a good bit that is tough as nails and high character. He’s...
We could see a record year for declaring underclassmen in 2014. One of the most recent big names to officially declare is Auburn’s offensive tackle Greg Robinson. Robinson was dominant this past year at Auburn, constantly man handling opposing defenders. Look for the big man to solidify himself as a top 20 pick in the coming months. Others to recently declare are Ronald Powell...
Florida linebacker Ronald Powell is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft. Powell, a 6-foot-4, 244-pound junior from Moreno Valley, Calif., was the nation's top high school recruit in 2010. He missed the entire 2012 season after twice tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. He returned to play in 11 games last season, leading the team with four sacks...
Via Associated Press
January 06, 2014 | Discuss
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- University of Florida defensive lineman/linebacker Ronald Powell announced on Monday that he will forego his final year of eligibility with the Gators' football program and enter the 2014 NFL Draft. "Ronald has informed me that he has made a decision to declare for the NFL Draft," said head coach Will Muschamp. "This hasn't been an easy decision for him. I talked...
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