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Notre Dame OL Ronnie Stanley announces plans for next season

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly talked Ronnie Stanley into returning for 2015 but won't be able to repeat that feat. The consensus All-American offensive tackle told reporters in South Bend on Monday he will enter the 2016 NFL draft. reports he received a second-round grade from the NFL draft advisory board last year, but many expect him to go much higher than...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

2016 Mid-Season NFL Mock Draft

Trust me, a lot is going to change between now and the NFL Draft but let’s have some mid-season fun! Enjoy the first of many of my mock drafts! *The draft order was determined prior to week 10 Detroit Lions —OT from Notre Dame — Ronnie Stanley — If I had to choose between Ronnie Stanley […] The post 2016 Mid-Season NFL Mock Draft appeared first on The Majors Sports Network.
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Return of Day, Stanley set stage for sixth-ranked Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame defensive tackle Sheldon Day and offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley were talking while driving home after practice recently about how their lives would have been different if they had entered last spring's NFL draft. They didn't talk about living more lavish lifestyles as well-paid professional players. They talked about the fun they would have missed...
Via Associated Press
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Pre-Season 2016 NFL Draft Watch: Offensive Line

Top Tier Entering the season, arguably the top offensive tackle is Notre Dame’s Ronnie Stanley.  The senior tackle has very few flaws in his game, and his strongest trait is his awareness in both the run and pass game. Unlike many college linemen, Stanley does not struggle with picking up complex blitzes or finding defenders on the second level. His movement skills in space are...
Via The Sports Quotient
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame O-line could be Brian Kelly's deepest yet

Brian Kelly is enjoying the finest quarterback protection he's seen in his six seasons at Notre Dame, as the head coach touted the play of his offensive linemen in a report by Rachel Terlep of The Elkhart Truth."When the quarterbacks flipped, it was hard to tell whether it was the first offensive line or the second offensive line," Kelly told Terlep, in reference to the spring Blue...
Via Fox Sports
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

How Brian Kelly locked in Notre Dame's biggest recruits of 2015

The most important recruiting trip Brian Kelly took this winter actually happened during the NCAA's mandated dead period, the time when college coaches aren't allowed to have face-to-face interaction with prospects or their parents.  Kelly wasn't breaking any rules, though. He was just being very proactive on Jan. 6, when the Notre Dame head coach, O-line coach Harry Hiestand, an...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanley And Day Return In 2015 To Strengthen The Lines

After watching Ohio State’s improbable run to win the National Championship, the general principles of having a solid fundamentally sound defense and a strong running game to win football games immediately comes to mind. They are basic concepts, but the reason for those concepts being so basic is because of the undeniable truth that envelops them. Sure, there are lots of things...
Via Subway Domer
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Left tackle Stanley to return to Notre Dame for 2015 season

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame left tackle Ronnie Stanley will return to school next season rather than enter the NFL draft. The 6-foot-5, 315-pound Stanley said Tuesday he made the decision after watching the national championship game, saying he believes the Fighting Irish could have a special team next year. The Irish return nine starters on offense and 10 on defense from this...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2015 NFL Draft Targets: Ronnie Stanley

As the Minnesota Vikings head into the offseason, one of the priorities has to be shaping up the offensive line. The unit, ravaged by injuries and the continued decline of Matt Kalil, allowed 51 sacks on the season and never gave the time needed to execute Norv Turner’s vertical offense.As a result, Teddy Bridgewater looked like “Checkdown Teddy” for most of the season because...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Top 5 Offensive Tackle Prospects

It could be argued that besides Quarterback, there is no more important position on offense than that of the Left Tackle, whose job is to do everything they can to keep their QB from taking devastating blind-side hits. Tackles who are better run blockers tend to play on the right side, where their QB can more easily see a rusher coming, but it all varies by scheme. Unfortunately...
Via Standing O Sports
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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