Patriots Select Defensive Tackle Vincent Valentine 96th Overall In 2016 NFL Draft

The New England Patriots bolstered their interior defensive line at the end of the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. The Patriots drafted Nebraska defensive tackle Vincent Valentine 96th overall Friday. Valentine, who entered the draft after his junior season at Nebraska, ran a 5.19-second 40-yard dash at 6-foot-4, 329 pounds. He ran an 8.03-second 3-cone with a 4.59-second short...
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska tackle Vincent Valentine to enter NFL draft

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Defensive tackle Vincent Valentine plans to skip his senior season at Nebraska and enter the NFL draft. Valentine made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. He thanked his family, friends and teammates for their support and the fans for ''all the love and unwavering encouragement.'' Valentine graduated in December with a journalism degree. He was limited to...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Nebraska’s Vincent Valentine Declares For NFL Draft

Nebraska junior defensive lineman Vincent Valentine will forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft. The Cornhuskers star tweeted news of his decision Monday morning, thanking his family, friends, coaches, teammates and professors who helped him achieve his “lifelong goal.” Valentine’s departure will leave the Cornhuskers will a big gap to fill on the...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Under the radar draft pick – Vincent Valentine

Vincent Valentine is a big bodied defensive tackle out of Nebraska. Valentine has the body build to be a successful nose tackle at the next level. At 6″3 and 320lbs, Valentine would fit well into a defense with a 3-4 scheme. While Valentine does not have a resumé that screams NFL superstar, he has the building blocks of a less polished version of Haloti Ngata. Valentine has quick...
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December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Nebraska DT Vincent Valentine Thinks That Firing Bo Pelini Could Make The Program Worse

The University of Nebraska fired head coach Bo Pelini earlier today, and many current and former members of the Cornhuskers’ football team that played under Pelini took to Twitter to express their disappointment in the decision. One current Husker — redshirt sophomore defensive tackle Vincent Valentine — was especially upset to see his coach go. Valentine tweeted out his thoughts...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska DT Vincent Valentine Is Mad That The Huskers Fell In The College Football Playoff Rankings Despite Having A Bye

In the latest College Football Playoff rankings, the Nebraska Cornhuskers fell three spots. Bo Pelini’s squad was the No. 13 team in America last week, but this week, the squad is ranked 16th. Falling that far usually only happens after a team loses, but last weekend, the Cornhuskers had a bye. Unsurprisingly, this upset some people, like Nebraska defensive tackle Vincent Valentine...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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