The Atlanta Falcons traded up 10 spots in the fifth round to select TCU defensive end Stansly Maponga in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.
Maponga was the fourth defensive player drafted by the Falcons over the last three days. They chose cornerback Desmond Trufant in the first round, cornerback Robert Alford in the second round and Clemson end Malliciah Goodman in the...
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As widely reported Thomas Dimitroff wheeled and dealed in the draft, trading up multiple times. However, the trades were for eight spots in the 1st round and ten spots in the 5th round. He maintains his strong history of selecting players who have ridiculously difficult to spell names by moving up to take Stansly Maponga, defensive end from TCU.
I think Dimitroff tends...
With the 153rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Falcons select TCU DE Stansly Maponga. Maponga showcases power, hand usage, and a nice spin move. However, his game is highly inconsistent at this point, and revolves mostly round flash plays. Where is he is selected will be based upon a coaching staff's confidence that he can develop into a consistent player.
With TCU wideout Josh Boyce out with a foot injury, defensive end Stansly Maponga, receiver Skye Dawson and tight end Corey Fuller stole the pro day show Thursday. Several former Frogs and active NFL-ers, like Andy Dalton and Daryl Washington, were in attendance to show support. FSNext's Jeremy Clark and Erin Hartigan weigh in on all.
Unable to run at the NFL Scouting Combine last month due to a broken left little toe, TCU defensive end Stansly Maponga was cleared to do so Thursday at pro day - posting official forty times of 4.84 and 4.85. He also benched pressed 225 pounds 30 times and had a vertical jump of 29.5 inches. We get his thoughts inside.
The TCU Horned Frogs, who led the Big 12 in total defense, suffered a big loss Monday when defensive end Stansly Maponga elected to skip his senior season and head to the NFL Draft according to a source.
The 6-2, 265-pound Maponga missed two games for TCU because of an injury but was still selected to the All Big 12 First team by the coaches and the second team by the Associated...
TCU defensive end Stansly Maponga will enter the NFL Draft according to sources.
The last two weeks have seen the TCU Horned Frogs win a 49-21 game at Baylor and lose a tough 56-53 three-overtime contest to Texas Tech.
Despite the final result of each game, TCU head coach Gary Patterson isn't convinced his team played better in the win than the loss.
"Even in a loss last week I think we played better than we did against Baylor as a football team,"...
DALLAS, Texas -- TCU Head Coach Gary Patterson and the Frogs look forward to returning their defensive ring leader, junior 'end Stansly Maponga. We go one-on-one with him amidst the hype of Big 12 Media Days.
Four Horned Frogs have been named to the Dave Campbell's Texas Football 2011 Postseason All-Texas College Team with defensive end Stansly Maponga being tabbed the State's Best Defensive Lineman.