DANTE FOWLER JR NEWS

Chicago Bears 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Complete 7 Rounds

Before getting to the good stuff, I feel it’s important to introduce myself.  The name is Erik Lambert.  I’ve worked with Sports Mockery for close to a year but before that have spent the past three writing for the NFL Mocks website at FanSided where our primary focus is everything NFL draft and off-season.  Watching college prospects coming up to the pros has been my job...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

260lb Florida DL Dante Fowler Jr. Runs 4.6 40 Wearing Gold Watch (Photos)

Fowler already has the professional life down. The 260-pound defensive lineman from Florida — ranked as the top edge rusher in the draft — just blazed a 4.6 40-yard dash while wearing a nice shiny gold watch. 261lb Florida DL Dante Fowler Jr. ran a 4.61u 40-yard dash wearing a gold watch #NFLCombine pic.twitter.com/BKWxdczbtl — Bleacher Report NFL (@BR_NFL) February 22...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the most likely players to be taken at 13 by the Saints?

As you watch the combine, I thought I’d give you the 10 players most likely to be selected by the Saints at 13 right now, along with a write up. I firmly believe one of these ten guys will end up being in black and gold come mini camps. Here’s who we should all be paying closest attention to: 1. Dante Fowler Jr., DE/OLB, Florida His stock is rising by the minute but many mock...
Via The Saints Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Eagles, Patriots, Redskins, & Vikings

Bears Mike Mayock believes the Bears are in good position to come away with an edge rusher at No. 7 overall and sees Dante Fowler Jr. as the best fit with Shane Ray and Randy Gregory as alternative options. Eagles Eagles free agent S Nate Allen was arrested Monday afternoon in Fort Myers, Florida. (Fox 4 Fort Myers) Patriots Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, 49ers, Eagles, Raiders, & Titans

Draft Sources tell Lance Zierlein of NFL.com that Florida LB Dante Fowler Jr. will end up being better in the pros. Scouts still aren’t sure what position is best for Washington’s Shaq Thompson. “He was 219 pounds when I visited late in the season,” Zierlein’s source said of Thompson. “I’m concerned about whether he will be able to keep enough weight on to be a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants: 2015 Draft Needs: Defensive Line

Part 2 of this 4 part series, I will address the DL position. The Giants could search for a pass rushing DE in this year’s draft; regardless if they re-sign JPP or through free agency.  They need to build talent and depth along the DL. Below are DL prospects that could be available for the Giants in each round, should they decide to go in this direction:Round 1 DE-Alvin Dupree...
Via Football Nation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida’s Dante Fowler Jr. Upset With Gators Fans For The Way They’re Handling Byron Cowart’s Commitment To Auburn

Wednesday morning, the nation’s No. 1 overall recruit, a defensive end named Byron Cowart, chose Auburn over Florida and a number of other programs. Considering that Cowart hails from Seffner, Florida, Gators fans are understandably upset about their team’s inability to keep the top talent in-state. Apparently, however, a few have gone too far – at least according to former...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler Jr.

View image | gettyimages.com As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Today it’s time to […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Florida DE/OLB Dante...
Via Steelers Depot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Gators DE Dante Fowler Jr. focused on turning heads at NFL combine

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Dante Fowler Jr. played perhaps his best game in his final game for the Gators, registering a career-high three sacks in Florida's victory over East Carolina in the Birmingham Bowl. While only four weeks have passed since his memorable performance, forgive Fowler if it seems longer. The projected first-round pick is preparing for the NFL Draft and fully invested...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler Jr. Breakdown

Dante Fowler Jr., DE, University of Florida  Height: 6’3″ (From Team Site) Weight: 260 lbs (From team site) Primary Spot: LESecondary Spot: REYear: rJr Trait Notes:Get Off – BExplosion – BHand Usage – B+Leverage – B-Bend – BClosing Speed – B+Block Shedding – C+Functional Strength – BTackling – COverall Current Grade – BOverall Ceiling Grade – A Get off...
Via The Bay Cave
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown Of The 8.5 Sacks Registered In 2014 By Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler Jr.

I will have a full breakdown of Florida defensive end/outside linebacker Dante Fowler Jr. finished soon, but in the meantime, I was asked by a reader to break down all 8.5 sacks that he had in 2014. Here they all are as requested. Fowler’s first sack of the season came in the Gator’s second game […] Breakdown Of The 8.5 Sacks Registered In 2014 By Florida DE/OLB Dante Fowler...
Via Steelers Depot
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Birmingham Bowl East Carolina vs. Florida - 5 Things to Know

Think of the Birmingham Bowl contest between East Carolina and the Florida Gators as an audition for the team’s current defensive coordinator, DJ Durken.After a tumultuous season that saw the Gators go 6-5 on the season, fail to play the season opener because of weather, fall short to LSU, South Carolina and FSU and could not keep up with the likes of Alabama and Missouri.  To...
Via Football Nation
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida’s Dante Fowler Jr. Unofficially Declares for the 2015 NFL Draft

Florida’s star pass rusher Dante Fowler Jr. let it be known that he will be declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft. Following reports that head coach Will Muschamp will not be returning to coach the Gators next season, Fowler tweeted out yesterday that he plans on leaving for the NFL. I came in with champ. I’m leaving with Him. — Dante fowler (@TheDanteFowler6) November 19, 2014...
Via Optimum Scouting
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dante Fowler Jr. Declares for NFL Draft via Social Media

University of Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. took to Twitter on Tuesday not only to air his frustration over the exit of head coach Will Muschamp at the end of the season. He also declared for the 2015 NFL draft. I came in with champ. I'm leaving with Him. — Dante fowler (@TheDanteFowler6) November 19, 2014 Simple as that — Dante fowler (@TheDanteFowler6) November...
Via Sportsnaut
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida DE Dante Fowler Jr. says he's leaving for NFL after season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the team's best NFL prospect, says he is leaving with coach Will Muschamp. Muschamp was fired Sunday, less than 24 hours after the team's sixth home loss in its last eight games. A 6-foot-3 junior from St. Petersburg, Fowler posted on his Twitter page Tuesday night that "I came in with champ. I'm leaving with Him....
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida DE Dante Fowler Jr. says he's leaving for NFL after season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the team's best NFL prospect, says he is leaving with coach Will Muschamp. Muschamp was fired Sunday, less than 24 hours after the team's sixth home loss in its last eight games. A 6-foot-3 junior from St. Petersburg, Fowler posted on his Twitter page Tuesday night that "I came in with champ. I'm leaving with Him....
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida DE Dante Fowler Jr. says he's leaving for NFL after season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the team's best NFL prospect, says he is leaving with coach Will Muschamp. Muschamp was fired Sunday, less than 24 hours after the team's sixth home loss in its last eight games. A 6-foot-3 junior from St. Petersburg, Fowler posted on his Twitter page Tuesday night that "I came in with champ. I'm leaving with Him....
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida's Fowler says he's leaving with Muschamp

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the team's best NFL prospect, says he is leaving with coach Will Muschamp. Muschamp was fired Sunday, less than 24 hours after the team's sixth home loss in its last eight games. A 6-foot-3 junior from St. Petersburg, Fowler posted on his Twitter page Tuesday night that ''I came in with champ. I'm leaving with Him. Simple...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Florida Gators have literally buried their 4-8 season

Motivation is key when it comes to the 2014 version of the Florida Gators. Rival fans have given the Gators a hard time the entire offseason. So now the team has literally buried their 4-8 season by writing it on a sheet of paper and and putting it in a hole. “We physically buried it,” safety Keanu Neal said. “We went out to the practice field and dug a hole. We talked about...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Physically Buried All The Frustrations From The 2013 Football Season In A Hole In Their Practice Field

The 2013 football season was one of the worst in Florida history.  The Gators went 4-8, lost to an FCS team in Georgia Southern, and fell to Vanderbilt at home for the first time since 1945. Much of this offseason, coach Will Muschamp and his players have been asked about the dismal year. What went wrong? How can it be corrected? Is there a chance it could happen again?  Florida’s...
Via College Spun
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Slimmed-down Fowler set to produce, erase painful 2013 memories

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- As Dante Fowler Jr. prepares to start his junior season at Florida, the story of his college career remains in the editing phase. If there is a word Florida coach Will Muschamp wants erased from the manuscript, it's that horrid P-word, one of Muschamp's least favorite terms and one he prefers to get rid of as soon as possible after a player steps on campus. Potential...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

More motivation for Gators

If the Florida Gators were not already motivated by last season’s 4-8 debacle, they should be now after what happened at SEC Media Days on Thursday. The Gators were shown almost no respect from the media when they were picked third in the Eastern Division and had just four players on the preseason All-SEC team, only two on the first team and none on the first two offensive teams...
Via Gatorsports.com - Robbies Playbook
July 17, 2014

Covering Dixie: Philip Lutzenkirchen remembered, LSU, Dante Fowler Jr., and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. It's what your conference wants to be like when it grows up. Remembering Philip Lutzenkirchen.Kelsey Stein looks at reaction on Twitter to the death of former Auburn tight end  Lutzenkirchen, who was killed in an automobile accident on Sunday. (al.com)I see nothing! I hear nothing! I know nothing!LSU associate athletic director Verge Ausberry...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Gators football: Offense on display in spring game

After a month of installation, Florida’s new-look spread offense was finally on display Saturday in front of the Florida faithful at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, and it did not disappoint. The two offenses combined for over 600 yards on 111 plays in a game that ended in a 23-23 tie. Redshirt junior quarterback Jeff Driskel completed 19 of 33 passes for 171 yards and a touchdown while...
Via isportsweb.com
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football Recruiting: Lorenzo Carter

(Photo Credit: espn.com) The state of Georgia is always a hot bed of football talent every recruiting year and this year is no different.  Georgia seems to produce large, fast defensive players that could compete at a college level off pure athleticism.  Add those players with good high school programs and you get nationally ranked prospects. Players from Georgia take up numerous...
Via isportsweb.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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