When Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees huddled recently with the San Francisco 49ers' coaches, they kept singling out rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan for praise.
It was an encouraging sign about Jernigan. The second-round draft pick has become a pivotal figure along the defensive line due to injuries at the position and his speedy progress.
The Ravens have lost...
Florida State star defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan, widely regarded as a first-round talent in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, reportedly failed his drug test at the Combine, testing positive for marijuana. On the @FOXSports1 ticker right now: @JayGlazer reporting FSU DT Timmy Jernigan is among those who failed a drug test at scouting combine. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) May 5...
Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is entering the NFL draft.
The university confirmed the decision Thursday.
Jernigan was the anchor of the line and commanded double-teams, allowing linebackers to run free and make plays. He was a second-team All-America selection and had 63 tackles, including a team-high 11 for loss, and 4 1/2 sacks. The 6-foot-2, 296-pounder has tremendous...
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January 09, 2014
While most Florida State players are still off celebrating their BCS National Championship Game victory over the Auburn Tigers, several Seminoles have been mulling over big decisions: should they stay with the program and try to repeat as national champions or head to the NFL? Earlier this week, FSU’s James Wilder declared for the draft, and today another big name has announced...
Tonight’s BCS National Championship Game was one for the ages, resulting in a 34-31 victory for the Florida State Seminoles over the Auburn Tigers. The win was also an enormous one for the college football world outside of the SEC — the Southeastern Conference’s seven-year national title streak has finally ended.
Florida State’s star defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan was particularly...
Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan may be the most important ‘Nole in Pasadena. (Seminoles.com)
Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan could have huge impact against Auburn
Less than a week remains until Auburn takes on top-ranked Florida State for the BCS National Championship. Most of the talk surrounding the contest addresses the concern of how Florida State will try to stop the potent...
(Eds: Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By KAREEM COPELAND Associated Press Florida State nose guard Timmy Jernigan isn't always double-teamed. Opponents, on occasion, take the risk leaving the 6-foot-2, 296-pounder matched up against a single interior lineman.
Those instances rarely end well for the offense and only serve as an insult.
''I feel like it's almost...
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November 28, 2013
Timmy Jernigan and the Seminole defense look to feast on a weak Gator offense
after Thanksgiving. Photo: USA Today
No. 2 Florida State at Florida
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Will Muschamp is not coaching for his job. Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley has made that much clear. Of course, some of the Florida offensive coaches aren’t coaching for their...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Timmy Jernigan grabbed a pen and walked up to the dry-erase board in Florida State's locker room. He wrote four numbers and sat down.
No motivational speeches. No talk of how to play with focus or intensity or to leave it all on the field. Nothing needed to be said.
Just four numbers and a dash: 17-16.
The score of NC State's victory over Florida State...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Timmy Jernigan did a pretty good job of just getting by in his first season at Florida State.
He was the only true freshman to play in all 13 of the Seminoles games, and Jernigan led all of FSUs interior defensive linemen with 30 tackles.
When I came in, I beat a lot of people with raw talent; I beat them because I was just better, Jernigan said. But now Im learning...