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Former Cardinal James Sample Broke His Arm During Practice Last Week

Photo: Jaguars.comLast week was a rough one when it comes to injuries for former Cardinals. On Friday morning we learned that former Cardinal DeVante Parker had surgery on his foot to replace the screw that was inserted last year. Shortly after that, news broke that former Cardinal defensive back James Sample also had surgery. Sample broke his right arm during Thursday’s practice...
Via The Cardinal Connect
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards land in CBS Sports' post-spring top-25

Despite losing a school-record 10 players to the NFL draft, including first-rounder DeVante Parker, the Louisville football team made it into CBS Sports’ post-spring top-25. The rankings were created by reporter Dennis Dodd, who put the Cardinals in the No. 25 spot. This is what Dodd had to say about Louisville: “This is why athletic director Tom Jurich rehired Bobby Petrino...
Via Fox Sports
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down film of Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker

When the Miami Dolphins lost Mike Wallace, Brian Hartline, and Brandon Gibson this offseason, it was clear that the wide receiver position would have to be made a priority. A trade that brought in Kenny Stills and the free agency signing of Greg Jennings left Miami with a talented group of receivers, but they lacked a true number one.  The Dolphins addressed this issue by selecting...
Via PhinManiacs
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Cards wide receiver Parker pulls in big bucks with new contract

Former Louisville star wide receiver DeVante Parker, who was drafted No. 14 overall by Miami last week, reportedly reached deal with the Dolphins on Thursday that will pay him roughly $10.9 million over four years, with a signing bonus that stretches yard or two over $6 million. Parker was also given his offical jersey number, as Miami tweeted out a photo of the receiver wearing...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins announce signing of all seven 2015 draft picks 

The Miami Dolphins have announced that they have signed all seven of their 2015 draft picks today. This includes wide receiver DeVante Parker, defensive tackle Jordan Phillips, offensive lineman Jamil Douglas, cornerback Bobby McCain, running back Jay Ajayi, safety Cedric Thompson, and cornerback Tony Lippett. Parker was Miami’s first-round selection (14th overall) out of Louisville...
Via PhinManiacs
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The draft history behind the Miami Dolphins and DeVante Parker

When the Miami Dolphins selected Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker in the first round of the NFL Draft, new anecdotes were set in franchise history and some anecdotes were revised and updated. The following information comes to us courtesy of the Miami Dolphins Public Relations Department.Parker is the first Louisville Cardinal to be selected in the first round of the NFL draft...
Via PhinManiacs
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins Select DeVante Parker With The 14th Pick

Photo: Charles Rex ArbogastOn Thursday evening, Louisville native DeVante Parker became the twelfth former University of Louisville Cardinal football player to be taken in the first round of the NFL Draft. Cardinal fans were hoping that the Minnesota Vikings would select Parker with the 11th pick, which would reunite him with his former quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater. The Vikings...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker Taken No. 14 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker has been taken at No. 14 overall by the Miami Dolphins in this year’s NFL Draft. He’s the third wideout taken – behind Alabama’s Amari Cooper and WVU’s Kevin White. WR @DeVanteParker09 is the first wide receiver taken in the first round in school history @CoachPetrinoUL pic.twitter.com/3V3SGgjxjl — LouisvilleFootball (@UofLFootball...
Via College Spun
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins select DeVante Parker with the 14th overall pick

The Miami Dolphins took arguably the best player available in the draft in wide receiver DeVante Parker from Louisville. Here is the scouting report, courtesy of Jeff Hyde (@Jeff__Hyde). DeVante Parker has the ideal body size for an NFL receiver.  At 6’3, 209 pounds, and an 80 inch wingspan, Parker provides any NFL team with an instant target for their quarterback to aim...
Via PhinManiacs
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker Has Everything Needed For NFL Stardom

Photo: Petey CautilliToday’s (not so) bold prediction: Whichever team is lucky enough to have the opportunity to draft DeVante Parker, that team will be acquiring an instant impact receiver that is likely to have a very long career in the NFL, with a ceiling of Pro Bowl level production. Obviously, we in Louisville aren’t the only ones to have this opinion – almost every publication...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns visit with several wide receivers before NFL Draft

With the NFL Draft beginning Thursday night, the Browns are looking at all options for improving their team. One of their biggest needs is wide receivers. With draft night quickly closing in, Cleveland’s front office and coaches have met with some of the top wide receivers in the draft — Amari Cooper, Devante Parker, Kevin White, and Breshad Perriman. In addition to visits...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins draft board for round 2

Yesterday, I previewed how the Miami Dolphins draft board could play out for round 1 of the 2015 NFL draft which begins Thursday night. Today, let’s take a look at how the Miami Dolphins draft board for round 2 could play out. During my break down of the Miami Dolphins yesterday, I alluded to them drafting for need instead of necessity. While there may be some truth to the rumors...
Via EndZoneScore
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Former Cardinals Listed In NFL.com’s Top 140 Draft Prospects

Photo: Getty ImagesIt’s hard to believe that the NFL Draft is just days away. this year’s draft is expected to be loaded with former Louisville Cardinals. DeVante Parker is the only player likely to be taken in the first round, but multiple former Cards will likely hear their name called throughout the entire draft. Gil Brandt of NFL.com recently published his “Hot 100 + 40...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Mock Draft 4.0 – Possible first round picks

The Carolina Panthers hold the 25th overall pick in this year’s draft, that much is clear. What isn’t as clear is where General Manager Dave Gettleman will choose to invest his first-round selection. There are several areas on the roster that could warrant the addition of a first-round pick. While most analysts and mockers see an offensive tackle as the most likely choice, Carolina...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Lups’ Final 7 Round Vikings Mock

With less than a week until round one the I bring you my last Vikings seven rounder of the season. Sticking to my guns I have the Vikings taking Louisville receiver DeVante Parker in round one and continuing to fill out major needs at guard and double dipping at corner back in the mid rounds.Previous Versions | December | January | February | March Round 1. DeVante Parker WR...
Via DraftSeason
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd McShay’s latest gives Clevleland DeVante Parker and Malcom Brown

Though the Cleveland Browns are widely rumored to be one of several teams who could trade their first-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft, Scouts Inc.’s Todd McShay continues to provide his insight on what the newly outfitted team will do in the event they hold on to the No. 12 and No. 19 selections. According do McShay, who marries his draft board with team needs, Louisville...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville Slammer: DeVante Parker Is He The Next Big Thing?

DeVante Parker is one of the top three wideouts in the upcoming NFL draft on April 30th. As it currently stands on more than 90% of the big boards you have come across, it would no doubt have gone Amari Cooper, Kevin White and then DeVante Parker.Parker has the measurables all coaches look for, he is 6"3 and 209lbs. He is a physical, posession type of receiver who runs a clean route...
Via Football Nation
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee Titans bring in one of draft’s top WRs for a visit; what’s it mean?

The Tennessee Titans and the No. 2 pick might be the biggest wild card when it comes to the NFL Draft. Could they keep the pick and take Marcus Mariota? You bet. Could they keep the pick and go defense? No Doubt. Could they trade the pick to any number of suitors? Without question. This visit suggest scenario No. 3 is definitely in play. #Louisville WR DeVante Parker, who visited...
Via cover32
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker Will Be In The Green Room During The NFL Draft

Photo: Pete CautilliWith the NFL Draft just a couple of weeks away, Randall Liu, the NFL Director of Communications released the list of 26 players that will be in attendance in Chicago for the draft. Former Louisville wide receiver has confirmed with the NFL that he’ll be attending the draft, according to Liu. Full list RT @RLiuNFL: Draft Update: 26 players confirmed to attend...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Louisville WR DeVante Parker Reminds Fans He Never Lost To Kentucky

Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker, one of the top players at his position in the country, is set to leave the Cardinals behind and enter the NFL Draft later this month. But he’s not done boasting about his team’s accomplishments over the past four years. Thursday, Parker, after getting into a Twitter spat with another user, reminded his followers that he never lost to in...
Via College Spun
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker Visited With The Vikings On Wednesday

Photo: Pete CautilliWith the 2015 NFL Draft less than a month away, the top prospects in this year’s draft class have been meeting with teams across the NFL. Former Louisville star DeVante Parker is considered to be one of the top wide receiver’s in this year’s class and has been a very busy man over the past few weeks. Louisville fans who don’t have one NFL team in particular...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper’s latest gives the Browns DeVante Parker and Todd Gurley

Talk about a break from the norm. After several mock drafts have pegged the Cleveland Browns with offensive and defensive linemen with their pair of first-round draft selections, ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. has Ray Farmer’s crew beefing up the offensive skill positions in a big way. With the 12th overall pick, despite having added Brian Hartline and Dwaye Bowe to the receiving corps...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 7 Round Mock Draft April Version

The final month of draftseason has officially arrived. It appears i’m back where I started, early in the draftseason I had Parker pegged to the Vikings at #11, only to move on to Waynes/Scherff, but at this point i’m not convinced either will still be on the board. Paving the way for DeVante Parker in round 1, and I would be extremley excited. Minnesota also squashes some defensive...
Via DraftSeason
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisville WR DeVante Parker

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. Breaking down one of the top receiver’s in a […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Louisville WR DeVante...
Via Steelers Depot
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wide Receiver DeVante Parker met with the Dolphins on pre-draft visit

The Miami Dolphins held a pre-draft visit and workout with Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker. This news comes courtesy of Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald.Last season, Parker caught 43 passes for 855 yards and five touchdowns. According to Jeff Hyde, an analyst for the PhinManiacs.com draft guide, Parker is terrific when the ball is in the air.  His body control is the best...
Via PhinManiacs
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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