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NFL mock draft 2016: New defensive tackle placed on Giants' radar

Louisville's Sheldon Rankins had a strong week of practice at the Senior Bowl. Could he make a jump all the way to the No. 10 pick and the Giants? Watch video The Giants had a formal interview with Alabama defensive tackle Jarran Reed during Senior Bowl week, but there was another interior lineman that caught some eyes in Mobile...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens are looking closely at these Senior Bowl players…

DT/DE Sheldon Rankins, 6-2, 305 out of Louisville, looks like the potential pass-rusher the Ravens are looking for in the early rounds of the 2016 Draft. If you’re a Ravens fan watching the Senior Bowl this weekend, and your team is sitting on a #6 overall pick in the NFL Draft, you’re probably wondering who the top prospects to keep an eye on at the Senior Bowl for the Ravens...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Rankins Projected As First Round Draft Pick

There are a handful of former Cardinals that hope to hear their name called in this year’s NFL Draft. I think it’s safe to say that Sheldon Rankins has the best chance of being a first rounder. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound, defensive end had a lot of hype heading into his senior campaign and he more
Via The Cardinal Connect
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards DE Rankins to play in Senior Bowl

Louisville defense end Sheldon Rankins has accepted an invitation to the Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.The 6-2, 302-pound senior DE has been a force for the Cardinals, racking up 44 tackles and 5.5 sacks.Rankins, an all-ACC third-team performer last season, has tallied 10.5 tackles for a loss this season and has also returned a fumble 46 yards for a touchdown.The Senior...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sheldon Rankins Will Play In The Senior Bowl

UofL announced on Tueaday afternoon that senior defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins has accepted an invitation to play in the annual 2016 Senior Bowl. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville defensive end Sheldon Rankins has accepted an invitation to participate in the 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama. The game announced the first group of
Via The Cardinal Connect
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville 303-Pound Sheldon Rankins Touchdown Is The Fat Guy Play Of The Day

When you are a defensive lineman you are expected to hit hard, tackle harder, and basically do whatever you can to disrupt the offense. Should opportunity arise for you to pick up the ball and run you should go ahead and do that too. Typically, when a defensive lineman does he is tackled shortly after he gets moving, but that was not the case for Louisville's big man, Sheldon Rankins...
Via FatManWriting
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

303 lb Louisville DE hurdles BC player, scores long TD

The Louisville Cardinals scored, quite possibly, the most gimmicky touchdown of the year on a 46-yard scoop-and-score by 303-pound defensive end Sheldon Rankins. After teammate Trumaine Washington forced a Boston College fumble, Rankins scooped up the ball and leap-frogged a BC tackler en route to running up the sideline for a touchdown thanks to some fine blocking on Louisville’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville's Sheldon Rankins scores awesome touchdown

It’s a very rare occasion when a defensive lineman scores a touchdown. It’s even more rare when a 260-pound lineman scores a touchdown like this:   Louisville’s defensive end Sheldon Rankins showed that he’s much more than a big guy in pads running 46 yards and leaping over a Boston College player to get into the end zone. Rankins scooped up the ball and would not be...
Via Gamedayr
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Sheldon Rankins Return A Fumble 45-Yards For A Touchdown

Louisville captiain Sheldon Rankins scored his first career touchdown midway through the second quarter against Boston College. Rankins recovered a fumble caused by Trumaine Washington and the scooped it for the 45-yard TD return. .@piesmantrophy Big Boy TD for Sheldon Rankins and @UofLFootball! — Tim Johnson (@timmmy_john) October 24, 2015 No 6-foot...
Via The Cardinal Connect
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sheldon Rankins Named To Bednarik Award Watch List

With the 2015 college football season a little under two months away, the annual preseason award watch lists are starting to be released. Earlier this week Louisville defensive end Sheldon Rankins was honored as one of eighty players to be named to the 2015 Benarik Award watch list. The Chuck Bednarik Award is presented annually to the defensive collegiate football player adjudged...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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