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NFL Draft Instant Analysis: Xavier Rhodes To Minnesota Vikings

NFL Team: Minnesota VikingsPick No: 25Player Name: Xavier RhodesPosition: CBSchool: Florida StateHeight/Weight: 6’1", 210The Vitals: Xavier Rhodes was projected by many to be a top 12 pick. I personally drafted him for the Green Bay Packers in the Football Nation draft at 26 and couldn’t believe he fell that far.Rhodes has a ridiculous vertical over 40 inches and tons of...
Via Football Nation
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings draft CB Xavier Rhodes at No. 25

The Minnesota Vikings have taken Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes with the 25th overall selection in the NFL draft. The Vikings drafted the big cornerback with their second first-rounder on Thursday night. He had four interceptions and 12 pass breakups as a junior last season and gives the Vikings some much-needed size at cornerback in a division that features receivers Calvin...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings patch hole at cornerback with Florida State's Rhodes

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The release of three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Antoine Winfield in a cost-cutting move last month left the Minnesota Vikings with an unsightly hole at a key position in the pass-happy NFC North Division. Minnesota filled that hole with the No. 25 pick in in Thursday night's NFL Draft when it selected Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes. The 6-foot-1,...
Via Fox Sports North
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Pick Cornerback Xavier Rhodes 25th Overall

1.25 Minnesota Vikings Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida St., (6-1, 210) The Minnesota Vikings, holding the 25th pick in the first round, have selected Xavier Rhodes, corner back of Florida State.  Very raw and struggles periodically, he has the size and speed along with showing glimpses of star potential to give the Vikings enough encouragement to entrust him as a first round selection...
Via FF Locker Room
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: CB Xavier Rhodes Scouting Report

With the NFL Draft kicking off shortly, it's time to get a feel for some of the players in this year's class.  Xavier Rhodes is a cornerback from Florida State who is skipping his senior season to join the league.  He has all of the physical tools to be an All-Pro corner for a long time. Some scouts believe Rhodes should play safety in the NFL, but he has the ability to...
Via Football Nation
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Xavier Rhodes CB, Florida State Scouting Report

Check out the 2013 NFL Draft page. It’s draft central, featuring scouting reports and 2013 Team Draft Interests. XAVIER RHODES CB, Florida State 6-1, 210 LBS starts TCK INT PD FF 2012 14 39 3 10 2 2011              ? 43 1 5 1.5 2010 14 58 4 16 3.5   Physical corner. Has ideal size for a corner. I’ve seen him dish out...
Via 85% Sports
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

FSU CB Rhodes says he's going pro

Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes says he'll forgo his senior season and turn pro this year. Rhodes made the announcement Tuesday after the Seminoles' 31-10 victory over Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl. Coach Jimbo Fisher predicted the converted wide receiver, considered a potential first-round draft pick, will thrive in the NFL. Rhodes forced and recovered a...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida St junior CB Rhodes says he'll turn pro

Florida State cornerback Xavier Rhodes says he'll forgo his senior season and turn pro this year. Rhodes made the announcement Tuesday after the Seminoles' 31-10 victory over Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl. Coach Jimbo Fisher predicted the converted wide receiver, considered a potential first-round draft pick, will thrive in the NFL. Rhodes forced and recovered a...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

#27 Xavier Rhodes, CB, FSU

  HT:      6-1          WT:     217 YR:     JR           Pos:    CB   Notables: 2011: 43 tckls(36 solo), 1.5 tfl, 1 int & 4 PBUs Preseason watchlist for the Bednarik Award & Nagurski Trophy Pros: The size of an NFL safety playing corner Knows how to use his hands effectively in coverage Likes to play physical Exceptional in press man Versatile...
Via Beyond the Combine
November 12, 2012  |  Discuss

FSU's Xavier Rhodes excels in transition to CB

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Xavier Rhodes and Jimbo Fisher laugh about it now. But at the time? Rhodes was anything but happy. A standout at wide receiver and tailback at Miamis Norland High, Rhodes was 6-foot-2 and 200 pounds. He loved to play offense and felt that he would be a receiver at Florida State. They asked me if I wanted to play receiver or corner, Rhodes said. I said, Ive never...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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