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Bengals trade up for first time in 12 years, select center in Round Four

The Bengals addressed a position of need in Round Four, selecting North Carolina center Russell Bodine with the No. 111 pick on Saturday. But let’s not bury the lede here: the Bengals traded up with the Seahawks to take Bodine, and the Bengals rarely ever trade up. As longtime team observer Geoff Hobson of pointed out, the Bengals hadn’t moved up in the draft since...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals draft center Bodine in 4th round

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals pulled off a rare move to pick a center who could start right away. They traded up 12 spots to select Russell Bodine from North Carolina in the fourth round on Saturday. They don't often move up in the draft. It had been 12 years since they did it. Offensive line coach Paul Alexander says Bodine will compete for the starting job this season. The...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bodine, Hurst Attend NFL Combine

INDIANAPOLIS – Russell Bodine models his game after Jeff Saturday, another former North Carolina center who was a six-time Pro Bowl player.
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: Bodine headed to the NFL Draft

Junior center Russell Bodine is headed to the NFL As I wrote about a few days ago North Carolina’s coaching staff will be reshuffled in the new year as Blake Anderson and Walt Bell have decided to head out from Chapel Hill. Well, yesterday the official UNC Athletic Site told us that the offensive line will be different in 2014 as well, with junior center Russell Bodine declaring...
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bodine Entering Draft

Chapel Hill, N.C. - University of North Carolina junior offensive lineman Russell Bodine has decided to forego his final season of eligibility and will enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football: Not the way UNC wanted to end

The loss keeps the Victory Bell away from Chapel Hill for another year So far most of the UNC fan base is pretty happy with head coach Larry Fedora. The one asterisks could be that the second year head man has lost two times to Duke. Today, at Kenan Stadium, was the second time, as North Carolina (6 & 6 ~ 4-4 ACC) fell to #24 Duke (10 & 2 ~ 6-2 ACC) by the final of 27 to...
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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