Jaguars select CB Aaron Colvin with fourth round pick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A month after cornerback Aaron Colvin tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley pulled him the aside at the NFL combine and said, "We still love you. I'm going to come get you. You can bank on that." Colvin forgot about the conversation -- until the Jaguars called and selected him in the fourth round of...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars take a cornerback in the fourth round

The Jacksonville Jaguars made their fourth-round selection on Saturday night, taking Aaron Colvin out of Oklahoma. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Jaguars. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the cornerback: 1. Gus Bradley told Colvin at the Senior Bowl, “I’m going to get you” 2. Colvin should start on the...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential Day Three Targets For The Eagles

Three rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft are in the books. Four rounds remain. Although the final day of the draft isn’t the most exciting, there is still a lot of work to be done. On the final day of the draft, the Eagles currently have four picks remaining. At this time, this is how the picks look: 4th Round (101st overall – first pick in 4th round) 5th Round (141st overall) 5th...
Via BirdsFan.com - A Philadelphia Eagles Blog
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Plenty of options for the New Orleans Saints in the later rounds

It’s FINALLY the first full week of May, which means we’re four days away from off-season Nirvana and the 2014 NFL Draft. Leading up to Thursday we’ll take a look at prospects the Saints will likely keep their eyes on in each round of the draft. Let’s start with rounds five and six (because the Saints do not currently have a seventh round pick). Round 6 Prospects Inside...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Draft: Man Crush Monday: Ka’Deem Carey, Aaron Colvin

This week we have a double dip on Colts Draft: Man Crush Monday. We will take a look at Arizona running back Ka'Deem Carey and Oklahoma cornerback Aaron Colvin and explore why they would be a good fit with the Indianapolis Colts.KA’DEEM CAREYKa’Deem Carey is an uber-productive running back out of Arizona. In terms of statistics, they don’t come much better. In just the last...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Sleepers You Want Your Team Taking on Draft Day

The NFL Draft is the single most important day on the NFL Calendar. From May 8th through May 10th, NFL teams will (hopefully) find their franchise cornerstones who will lead their teams to a better and brighter tomorrow. Draft picks give teams the opportunity to get young players on cheap rookie contracts that they can mold into their system and culture. Because of their youth, potential...
Via Total Sports Live
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Monday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Monday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors:   South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney is visiting with the Texans on Monday. (NFLTR) Florida DT Dominique Easley is visiting with the Cowboys this week. (Todd Archer) ———– Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel is visiting with the Texans on Monday. (NFLTR) Buffalo OLB Khalil...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Seven defensive backs visit the Big Easy, the more the merrier for the New Orleans Saints

It may seem a tad bit superfluous that the New Orleans Saints brought in seven defensive backs on Tuesday – Tax Day – when the secondary is already a relative strength. With the signing of Champ Bailey and the quadrant of talented safeties the team now possesses, bringing in even one highly thought of safety for a workout calls to mind a popular New Orleans idiom – lagniappe...
Via cover32 - Saints
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: A Different Draft Strategy

The San Francisco 49ers are a team that has the luxury of having a stacked roster and an abundance of draft picks in the 2014 NFL Draft. This is similar to last year when they packaged picks to move up and grab some players that they targeted. Another thing that the San Francisco 49ers did was utilize a different draft strategy that I can the draft and stash strategy. This involves...
Via BaySportsNet
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Top WR, corner also visited the Philadelphia Eagles today

Here’s our buddy Adam Caplan again, informing you that the Philadelphia Eagles also hosted Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and Oklahoma cornerback Aaron Colvin today: Among the group of players visiting the #Eagles today: LB Jordan Tripp, WR Kelvin Benjamin, and CB Aaron Colvin, per sources. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 7, 2014 Benjamin is a highly-touted wide...
Via cover32 - Eagles
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: FSU WR Kelvin Benjamin Visited With Eagles Monday

  Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin was among the draft prospect who visited with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday. Other prospects who visited with the team Monday include: Montana LB Jordan Tripp and Oklahoma CB Aaron Colvin. Benjamin possesses exceptional size at 6-foot-5 and is considered by some to be a first-round talent. Recent reports...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Mock Draft 3.0

Although it’s still nearly impossible to guess what direction the Steelers go in the 2014 draft, things are happening that allow us to make at least a slightly more educated guess. We now now that the Steelers picked up 3 additional picks as compensation for free agents lost last off-season. We also have seen the Steelers add depth to some positions such as safety, defensive end...
Via Steel City Blitz
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindenwood long shot gets shot at NFL Scouting Combine

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Pierre Desir long ago became resigned to the likelihood that his lifelong NFL dream might not come true. The 6-foot-1, 198-pound cornerback had greater responsibilities than impressing a bunch of football scouts. He worked his way through a growing Division II college in St. Charles, Mo. With no athletic scholarship, he supported a wife and two children by devoting...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindenwood long shot gets shot at NFL combine

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Pierre Desir long ago became resigned to the likelihood that his lifelong NFL dream might not come true. The 6-foot-1, 198-pound cornerback had greater responsibilities than impressing a bunch of football scouts. He worked his way through a growing Division II college in St. Charles, Mo. With no athletic scholarship, he supported...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Senior Bowl: South Monday Practice Notes

The first of back-to-back practices on Day One of the Senior Bowl, the South roster boasted the quarterback talent that scouts flocked to, along with impressive athletes at every level of the defense. Based on today’s practice, Antonio Andrews, Chris Smith, Kyle Van Noy, and Aaron Colvin were the “winners” for their draft value. Quarterbacks -Each quarterback showed...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Bowl: Storied programs face off for just the fifth time ever

Oklahoma Sooners (10-2) vs. Alabama Crimson Tide (11-1) Thursday, Jan. 2, 8:30 p.m. EST, ESPN Line: Alabama by 14.5 How Oklahoma got here: It wasn’t always easy, but the Sooners did what it took early in the season and looked good at 5-0. Then a shocking 36-20 loss to rival Texas made everyone take another look at Boob Stoops’ squad. OU rebounded to win five of its final...
Via Bloguin Best
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 6 Oklahoma State a win away from Big 12 title

Oklahoma State's loss to West Virginia just appears more inexplicable in retrospect. And it was bad enough at the time that the Cowboys' Big 12 title hopes appeared over. But the No. 6 Cowboys (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) responded by winning seven straight, including a dominant 49-17 blowout over then-No. 3 Baylor Nov. 23, and now have just one more obstacle to overcome before claiming their...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

CB Colvin playing hurt for Sooners

The pain comes and goes for Aaron Colvin. The Oklahoma cornerback's injured shoulder might flare up while sitting in class, walking to a team meeting or hanging out with the guys. It hurts worse when it's cold and it's going to be frigid Saturday when No. 18 Oklahoma (9-2, 6-2 Big 12 Conference) plays at No. 6 Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1). But Colvin doesn't regret - not for a second...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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