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Slay gets a chance to compete with Lions

Darius Slay thought he'd hear his name during the first day of the NFL draft, but he walked out of Radio City Music Hall without a team. He stuck around, however, and the Detroit Lions didn't make him wait long. ''I just stayed in New York City,'' he said. ''I wanted to walk on the stage and enjoy every minute of it.'' The Lions gave him...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions tab CB Darius Slay and OG Larry Warford on second day of NFL Draft

After taking defensive end Ziggy Ansah in the first round Thursday, Martin Mayhew and the Lions returned Friday selecting speedy corner Darius Slay out of Mississippi State int second round and mauling offensive guard Larry Warford in the third. I made it lol its crazy — Darius slay (@_bigplayslay9) April 27, 2013 Slay, who the Lions took 36th overall ran the 40-yard dash (4.36...
Via The Majors Detroit
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Draft Grades: Ziggy Ansah, Darius Slay, Larry Warford Headed to Motown

How have the Detroit Lions fared with their picks in the 2013 draft? We’re handing out grades for each of their selections: Round 1: Ziggy Ansah, DE, BYU The Lions were a little stuck here. The top three offensive tackles came flying off the board in the first four picks and Detroit, wisely, opted not to trade up and chase. So, that left Ansah, the draft’s top two guards (Chance...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions pick CB Slay in Round 2

ALLEN PARK, Mich. You wanted defense, you got it. For the first time in seven years, the Detroit Lions have taken defensive players with their first two draft picks. After selecting defensive end Ziggy Ansah in Thursdays first round, the Lions came back Friday and went with Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay. The biggest question about Slay right now is a knee injury that...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Darius Slay’s Blazing Speed Might Be Too Enticing for the Patriots to Ignore Adding Cornerback

Speed pays in the NFL, and Darius Slay is hoping to cash in on his. Slay was the fastest defensive back at this year’s NFL combine and impressed scouts with his work in the individual drills as well. Once projected as a mid-to-late round pick, Slay boosted his stock into the third- or even second-round range with such a killer workout. Johnthan Banks gets most of the hype and headlines...
Via NESN.com
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Morning Muse: Philadelphia Eagles look to 2012 draft class to help shape 2013 season

Could it be that Spring has sprung?! Sunshine and warm temperatures make even Monday seem bearable. Let’s catch up on some Eagles headlines, shall we? After a string of less than stellar drafts, the 2012 class is poised to play a major role for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013. – PhiladelphiaEagles.com While the Birds got some much needed help for their secondary in free agency...
Via Philly Sports Muse
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama CB could be right pick for Lions

Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner might have run himself into serious consideration to be the first-round draft pick by the Detroit Lions. Milliner was clocked in 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash Tuesday morning on the final day of the NFL Draft Combine in Indianapolis. It was the second-fastest time among the 60 defensive backs at the Combine, behind only a 4.36 run by Mississippi...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama CB could be right pick for Lions

Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner might have run himself into serious consideration to be the first-round draft pick by the Detroit Lions. Milliner was clocked in 4.37 seconds in the 40-yard dash Tuesday morning on the final day of the NFL Draft Combine in Indianapolis. It was the second-fastest time among the 60 defensive backs at the Combine, behind only a 4.36 run by Mississippi...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft Cornerback Rankings by CJ

2013 NFL Mock Draft CB RankingsBy CJ MilnerNFL Draft Prospect| Projected Draft RoundDee Milliner, Alabama 1 Desmond Trufant, Washington 1-2Darius Slay, Mississippi State 1-2Johnthan Banks, Mississippi State 1-2Jordan Poyer, Oregon State 1-2Jamar Taylor, Boise State 2Xavier Rhodes, Florida State 2Blidi Wreh-Wilson, UConn 2Logan Ryan, Rutgers 2-3David Amerson, NC State 2-3Leon McFadden...
Via New NFL Draft
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Alabama Football Keeps Streaks Alive

Early in the third quarter, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron unleased a pass for Amari Cooper. Mississippi State safety Darius Slay stepped in front of Cooper, reached up, and…had the ball bounce off his hands.
Via alabama.scout.com
October 28, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 19 MSU's secondary ready for Tennessee attack

Tennessee's Tyler Bray is one of the nation's premier pocket passers, and the 6-foot-6, 215-pound junior has the completions, touchdowns and passing yards to back it up. Mississippi State's secondary couldn't be more thrilled about the challenge. In the Southeastern Conference showdown, Tennessee (3-2, 0-2) brings its high-flying passing offense to face the No....
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 20 Bulldogs preparing to face 2 Kentucky QBs

Kentucky players know what they'll get Saturday from No. 20 Mississippi State - defensive pressure. The Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) rank in the top 15 in several defensive categories, including first in turnover margin (plus 12). They are physical up front, and senior cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay (seven combined interceptions) lead a veteran secondary...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bulldogs preparing to face 2 Kentucky QBs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky players know what they'll get Saturday from No. 20 Mississippi State -- defensive pressure. The Bulldogs (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) rank in the top 15 in several defensive categories, including first in turnover margin (plus 12). They are physical up front, and senior cornerbacks Johnthan Banks and Darius Slay (seven combined interceptions...
Via Fox Sports South
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Slay's Time To Shine

Darius Slay came in as a highly thought of junior college cornerback last season and had a good year for Mississippi State. And this coming season should be even better for the senior cornerback.
Via mississippistate.scout.com
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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