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Steelers Roster Battle Preview: Offensive Line

As Organized Team Activities are underway, so continues our Training Camp Positional Preview series for Pro Football Spot. Today I take a look at the offensive line positions heading into training camp, where some intriguing battles will take place for the final spots on the Steelers 53-man roster.The Candidates: Kelvin Beachum, Ramon Foster, Maurkice Pouncey, David DeCastro, Marcus...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers make one man extremely happy after the draft (video)

Most stories of the NFL Draft revolve around the first-round picks or even the ones that were selected at all. However there is life after the draft and the Steelers have made one man’s dream come true. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest winners from the NFL Draft First and 10: Ten first-round picks who will most likely be busts Kansas State center B.J. Finney may have...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Several Linemen To Sift Through At Next Weekend’s Rookie Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers chose not to address their offensive line during the 2015 NFL Draft, but after it was over they made sure that they’d have plenty of lineman to sift through this coming weekend when their annual rookie camp takes place. Signed as undrafted free agents Saturday night were Kansas State’s B.J. Finney, Penn […] Steelers Have Several Linemen To Sift Through...
Via Steelers Depot
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas State Center B.J. Finney Signs With Pittsburgh Steelers

Even though he was not drafted, Kansas State center B.J. Finney’s NFL dream will still come true. In an emotional video posted by the Wichita Eagle, it was learned that Finney signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Finney’s story is a special one, as he did not receive any Division I scholarship offers out of high school, and he had to drain his own bank account and...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Steelers UDFA B.J. Finney Gets Emotional Announcing His Signing

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Kansas State center B.J. Finney Saturday evening after he went undrafted and the video below that was shot when he told his friends and family the news is quite touching. Finney gets very emotional telling the gathering in Wellington, Kan., “I stand in front of you today as proof that dreams […] Video: Steelers UDFA B.J. Finney Gets Emotional Announcing...
Via Steelers Depot
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Highlights from Kansas State's 2015 spring football game

With so much uncertainty facing K-State in 2015, Wildcat fans had a rare experience to see what this team is all about in KSU's spring game on Saturday. As Bill Snyder and staff continue to shape a roster devoid of key senior starters like Jake Waters, Tyler Lockett, and B.J. Finney, no position battle is more intriguing than their mission to replace quarterback Jake Waters. Check...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kansas State C B.J. Finney

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done all offseason, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. We’ll check out another Day three lineman. Kansas State’s […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kansas...
Via Steelers Depot
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

East-West Shrine Game Standouts Could Help Cowboys

The East-West Shrine game is in the books and there were a few players that showed up and put in some good tape. The game itself was low scoring with the East squad winning 19-3, mainly because the East defense stifled the West’s bad QB play. The Cowboys need to get more from the pass rush and there were a few players that stood out. Historically, players in the Shrine game have...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

With K-State, you'll remember the margins -- and the magic

You'll remember the margins, especially the finer ones. The six points versus Auburn. The 11 at Baylor. The five on Friday night versus UCLA. Any of those games could have turned on their heads -- a break here, a whistle there, a kick, a fingertip. Maybe, if the football gods were just, a strong 9-4 looks more like an epic 11-2, the second 11-win campaign for Kansas State's football...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 9 K-State heads to Baylor trying to make history

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- When B.J. Finney stepped to the line of scrimmage on Sept. 3, 2011, against Eastern Kentucky, Kansas State's football program was still in disarray. The Wildcats had been to three bowl games the previous eight seasons. They won a Big 12 title in 2003 but hadn't won more eight games or more since then. Their coach, Bill Snyder, had retired and come back, bookending...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 11 K-State hopes to right the run against Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- After one of the worst rushing performances in the Bill Snyder era, Kansas State would be hard-pressed to find a better opponent to get back on track. Not only are the No. 11 Wildcats preparing to face their bitter in-state rival, they'll also be facing a Kansas team that just allowed Oklahoma's Semaje Perine to run for 427 yards, breaking the Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 11 K-State hopes to right the run against Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- After one of the worst rushing performances in the Bill Snyder era, Kansas State would be hard-pressed to find a better opponent to get back on track. Not only are the No. 11 Wildcats preparing to face their bitter in-state rival, they'll also be facing a Kansas team that just allowed Oklahoma's Semaje Perine to run for 427 yards, breaking the Football Bowl Subdivision...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 11 K-State hopes to right the run vs Kansas

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) After one of the worst rushing performances in the Bill Snyder era, Kansas State would be hard-pressed to find a better opponent to get back on track. Not only are the No. 11 Wildcats preparing to face their bitter in-state rival, they'll also be facing a Kansas team that just allowed Oklahoma's Semaje Perine to run for 427 yards, breaking the Bowl Subdivision...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Petty headlines All-Big 12 preseason awards

Baylor's Bryce Petty headlined the All-Big 12 team and preseason awards released on Wednesday. Petty won preseason Offensive Player of the Year after capturing the postseason honors at the end of the 2013 season. TCU defensive end Devonte Fields earned Defensive Player of the Year honors, despite a suspension and injury keeping him off the field for all but two games in 2013. He...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas State Wildcats season preview

Head coach Bill Snyder has enjoyed an incredibly successful run in his second tenure with the Kansas State Wildcats and led his squad to an 8-5 record in 2013 along with a victory in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. The legendary Snyder returns more than half of his starters and will make a serious run at the Big 12 crown in 2014. Senior Jake Waters returns to take snaps after an efficient...
Via College Football Universe
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

K-State tries to put positive spin on tough season

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- BJ Finney understands the difficulty in putting a positive spin on a five-loss season at a place such as Kansas State, which has come to know mostly success under Bill Snyder. "The motivation of having this season after going 10-3 and 11-2 and to just turn around and have a five-loss season, that's hard to swallow," the veteran center said. "The motivation is...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

K-State tries to put positive spin on tough season

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By ADAM SUDERMAN Associated Press BJ Finney understands the difficulty in putting a positive spin on a five-loss season at a place such as Kansas State, which has come to know mostly success under Bill Snyder. ''The motivation of having this season after going 10-3 and 11-2 and to just turn around and have a five-loss season, that's hard to swallow,'' the...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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