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  Troy Smith had Ted Ginn Jr. Terrelle Pryor had DeVier Posey.  Braxton Miller has Devin Smith. The first four all played on Sundays at one point or another. One took home a Heisman. Another was considered a Heisman candidate. Another still set the BCS Championship record for longest kickoff return for a Touchdown then parlayed that into NFL return records as well. Two have yet...
Via Buckeye Empire
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Remember Tress, Buckeye Nation

  Jim Tressel is a man who did everything he could for The Ohio State University; during his years as head coach he embodied what it meant to be a Buckeye and was someone Buckeye Nation was proud to have on the sidelines. With him as head coach, the football team won the Nation Championship and six conference titles while he took the team to the post season each and every year....
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio St. football denies possibility of major NCAA violations

Ohio State is on probation for NCAA violations stemming from the 2010 tattoo-and-memorabilia scandal. The pay-to-play fiasco that ended up costing Jim Tressel his job, disgraced Terrelle Pryor and led to the suspension of Boom Herron and Devier Posey. The Buckeyes’ are ineligible for a bowl this college football season. This morning, Ohio State released a statement by Athletic...
Via The Sports Bank
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio State prospects strive to 'erase' misdeeds

Suspended in December 2010, in part for accepting tattoos that were deemed by the NCAA to be an impermissible benefit, a quintet of Ohio State players each still have the body markings that contributed to the downfall of coach Jim Tressel. Seventeen months later, though, the former Buckeyes' players aren't exactly marked indelibly for life. "There's still a chance...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Seven former Buckeyes are heading to NFL

Former Ohio State running back Dan Herron was a sixth round selection by the Cincinnati Bengals. (File Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The three-day extravaganza known as the 2012 NFL Draft concluded on Saturday with four former Ohio State players being selected among the 253 during the seven rounds while three others signed as undrafted free agents following the draft. All...
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Initial Thoughts on the 2012 NFL Draft Selections

Another year, another weekend of filtering through angry tweets and knee-jerk reactions from Texans fans. The way that I’ve noticed the past few years is that there are two types of fan reactions in this base’ either they’re going to hate the picks if it isn’t a skill position, or they’re going to go out of their way to say they trust the Texans front office to make the...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans grab Georgia center Jones

By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans added more depth to their offensive line on Saturday, taking Georgia center Ben Jones with their first fourth-round pick. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound Jones should back up Chris Myers, who re-signed with the Texans in free agency. The Texans finished 10-6 last season and won their first AFC South title to earn the...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

REPORT-Houston Texans looking to trade WR Jacoby Jones

According to ESPN reporter Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans are going to attempt to trade WR/KR Jacoby Jones. Houston acquired Ohio State WR/KR DeVier Posey in the third-round of the 2012 NFL Draft on Friday. That move now makes Jones expendable. Schefter reports on Twitter, that Houston should start fielding offers for the veteran receiver on Saturday as the final four rounds of...
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans trade out of 2nd, add Posey, Brooks

HOUSTON These things are rarely straightforward. No number of mock drafts or educated guesses could prepare even the most ardent Texans fans for the maneuvers executed on Day 2 of the NFL Draft. After making the obvious play in the first round Thursday in selecting Illinois defensive end Whitney Mercilus 26th overall, the Texans traded out of the second round on Friday, acquiring...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Houston Texans will attempt to trade Jacoby Jones

The Houston Texans are reportedly trying to trade receiver/returner Jacoby Jones after drafting Ohio State receiver DeVier Posey with the 68th overall pick. Jones, 27, hasn't produced much on the field with only 512 yards receiving last season and two touchdowns. It will be difficult for the Texans to make a trade as Jones has $3 million base salary. The Texans may get a seventh...
Via Sports-Glory
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss


  TEXANS PROFILE: DEVIER POSEY   In the second round the Houston Texans traded back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for their third round pick at 68 and also acquiring a third fourth rounder at 126. The Houston Texans need a wide receiver badly and even though Texans fans liked the idea of trading back and acquiring more picks it becomes apparent that wide receiver isn’t as important...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Day 2 of Draft Yield 2 Buckeye Picks

Mike Adams and DeVier Posey learned where they will begin their professional football careers as the former Buckeyes heard their names called in the second and third round, respectively, of the NFL draft on Friday night.
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans trade down, pick WR Posey in 3rd

HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have picked Ohio State receiver DeVier Posey in the third round of the NFL draft after trading out of the second round. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Posey caught only 12 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns last year. He served two five-game suspensions for taking improper benefits, including cash and tattoos for signed memorabilia. But he could...
Via Fox Sports Houston
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft: Potential Sleepers and Late Round Steals

  Everybody knows that the first round picks in every Draft are the most talked about and get the most attention, but there are hundreds of examples of late round picks that have been very good, Pro Bowlers, or Hall of Fame NFL Players ( Tom Brady Round 6, Matt Birk Round 6, Shannon Sharpe Round 7 and Donald Driver Round 7) Just to name a few. Every year it seems that there...
Via Sports Blog Net
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Posey Happy To Be 'Home' For Pro Day

Former Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey had some ups and downs during Senior Bowl practice and during the NFL combine, but the Cincinnati native was happy to be back at Ohio State for Pro Day. He showed off his pass-catching skills at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center.
March 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Mock Draft: New York Jets

The starting Strong Safety, Free Safety, Outside Linebacker, and Wide Receiver positions MUST be addressed. The Jets must also add Inside Linebacker, Quarterback, Running back, Tight End, and O-line help; for depth and injury. 1st Mark Barron, Strong Safety - Alabama While outside linebacker is arguably a bigger NEED for the Jets, the outside linebacking positions are much...
Via Football Nation
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Pead excels, Posey struggles in 40

UC’s Isaiah Pead had the fifth-fastest time among running backs in the 40 during Sunday’s workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine with an official time of 4.47 seconds. Former LaSalle standout and Ohio State receiver DeVier Posey was in the middle of the pack in his position group at 4.50 seconds. With his 40 time, that means it is unlikely Pead will run during UC’s pro day on...
Via Cincinnati Bengals Blog
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL Combine: DeVier Posey

Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey talks about his career at Ohio State, the combine, and more inside.
February 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer, Jim Delany, Pat Fitzgerald, and more.

 (Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.) But that was yesterday, and yesterday's gone. Former SEC rivals Urban Meyer and Lane Kiffin have become BFF's since leaving the conference for Ohio State and USC respectively. (USA Today) Order has been restored? Ohio State and Michigan are set to once more hold dominion...
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Draft WRs

Draft Central > WRs QBs * RBs * WRs * TEs * OTs * OGs/Cs * DEs * DTs * LBs * CBs * Ss * K/Ps Pos Rank Comp Player Pos School Class Ht. Wt. Round 1 6 Justin Blackmon WR Oklahoma State rJr 6-1 215 1 2 14 Michael Floyd WR Notre Dame Sr 6-3 224 1 3 15 Kendall Wright WR Baylor Sr 5-10 190 1 4 22 Alshon Jeffery...
Via The Colts Authority
February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Senior Bowl: DeVier Posey

Ohio State has four seniors on the North Squad Senior Bowl roster -- including WR DeVier Posey. Check out what he will take with him from the Buckeyes on his journey to the NFL.
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Posey seeks redemption, fresh start

MOBILE, Alabama - Ohio State wide receiver DeVier Posey was busy bouncing from couch to couch, from interview to interview at the official Senior Bowl hotel Tuesday night when a scout from an NFL team within easy driving distance of Columbus cut him off in mid stride, extended his hand and introduced himself. "I've seen you a lot," was Posey's initial response...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio State Recruit Named National High School Player of the Year

 The oldest football club in America, the Maxwell Club announced today Noah Spence the winner of the Club’s 5th National High School Player of the Year. Spence is an oral commitment to Ohio State and senior defensive end at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, PA. His imposing 6’4, 240 pound frame and long wingspan coupled with tremendous speed off the edge make him one...
Via The Sports Bank
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

DeVier Posey scouting report

DeVier Posey WR Ohio State #8 Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 209   Strengths: Good height and overall size. Impressive hands; capable of making the tough catch. Plucks the ball from the air at its highest point when possible. Tough runner after the catch; can make some guys miss and is willing to lower his shoulder into defenders. Does a great job adjusting to the ball in the air. Strong...
Via DraftAce
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackson's Five - Future Bengals draft picks?

MOBILE, Alabama - Senior Bowl practices begin Monday afternoon, and listed below are five players who -- before stepping foot on to the Senior Bowl practice fields -- figure as most intriguing to the Bengals' coaches and scouts in attendance based on the team's needs and the respective players' college resumes. Alabama safety Mark Barron was a late injury scratch from...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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