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Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Florida State RB Devonta Freeman

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. While he hasn't been brought in for a […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Florida State RB Devonta...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Review: Running Back

Devonta Freeman and James Wilder left early for the NFL draft, but Florida State still returns plenty of talent at the running back position. The 'Noles have seemingly upgraded the position each year over the previous five years, will that trend continue?
Via floridastate.scout.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Seminoles reveal new uniforms

Florida State University unveiled their refined Seminole Head logo that has been approved by Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman James Billie. “We unveil today the state-of-the-art uniforms and the look that is the future of Florida State Athletics,” said FSU Director of Athletics Stan Wilcox. “Florida State will now be the only Nike team, college or professional, wearing...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Devonta Freeman Scouting Report

Devonta Freeman RB Florida State #8 Ht: 5’8″ Wt: 206 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: It’s tough to see Devonta Freeman emerging as a starter in the NFL because he simply lacks the power to run between the tackles consistently. But his vision...
Via DraftAce
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: FSU Pro Day 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers had a large presence at the Florida State Pro Day on Tuesday and their school media always does a great job of covering it. Below are two videos shot during the day and they include a few interviews with several draft hopeful players. You will also see a shot or two of Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin in them as well. In case you missed it, Tomlin, Kevin Colbert...
Via Steelers Depot
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Had Tuesday Meeting With FSU Draft Prospects WR Kelvin Benjamin And RB Devonta Freeman

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of representation at the Tuesday Florida State Pro Day and they reportedly spend a lot of time with two offensive players while there. According to FSU running back Devonta Freeman, he and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin had a great business meeting/dinner with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, head coach Mike Tomlin and offensive coordinator...
Via Steelers Depot
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU looking to evaluate members of revamped backfield in spring

FSU is looking to replace significant contributors to one of the most productive offenses in the history of college football. The Seminoles scored 723 points, an all-time record, during their 2013 championship season. FSU has plenty of firepower returning: QB Jameis Winston looks to repeat as the Heisman Trophy winner and will have proven weapons around him like WR Rashad Greene...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New enrollees boost FSU program, future looks solid

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State coaches had a feeling that they could lose Devonta Freeman or James Wilder after the national championship game. As it turned out, both opted to enter the NFL draft. Florida State retains just one tailback with any significant college experience in Karlos Williams, who converted from safety in September and ran for 730 yards and 11 touchdowns. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

TOP 10 Running Backs in the 2014 NFL Draft: Should the Minnesota Vikings take one?

The Minnesota Vikings have the best running back in the NFL. But, he is aging so it might be smart for the team to start looking into getting a replacement. Cover32.com today looks at the top 10 running backs in the upcoming draft. Could the Vikings find Adrian Peterson’s heir apparent? Not in the first round unless they make a trade, but even then it will likely be a bit of a...
Via cover32
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Recruiting Rewind: The top RBs from the class of 2011

The top running back recruit from the class of 2011 finished up his career at Alabama State; Photo: USA Today Sports Yesterday, we dug up our time capsule and took a look back at the quarterbacks from the recruiting class of 2011. Today, we look at the running backs from that same class. For this flashback, we used 247 Sports individual rankings. The 2010 class featured Dillon...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft big board top 100 prospects

Here is the College Football Universe 2014 NFL Draft Big Board. There are over 100 players graded with their listed height, weight, and school along with a further breakdown of the top 100 players' pros, cons, and draft-round grade stock. There are a record 98 underclassmen players who have eligibility to enter the draft.  Factors considered when grading players:Speed, quickness...
Via College Football Universe
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles take biggest hit at wide receiver following title run

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State would love to have defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back. Or running backs Devonta Freeman and James Wilder. But it could have been much, much worse. Florida State had about a dozen players weighing the option of returning for their senior season or going to the NFL. While the Seminoles will miss the four players...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: FSU RB Devonta Freeman To Enter NFL Draft

Florida State was bound to lose some guys to early entry into the NFL Draft and we got another one. According to Mike Silver, running back Devonta Freeman will enter the NFL Draft: I'm told Florida State running back Devonta Freeman will declare for the NFL draft on Monday — Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) January 11, 2014 Freeman ran for 1,016 yards and 15 TDs despite splitting...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles in good shape even if some juniors leave early

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- The groundwork for the 2014 team already has begun for Florida State coaches. There's plenty of work to do ahead of National Signing Day in February. But coach Jimbo Fisher also wants to secure the commitments of a large group of juniors that are weighing the decision of staying in Tallahassee or entering the NFL Draft a year early. Those players have...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State 34, Auburn 31: Takeaways & observations

PASADENA, Calif. -- Florida State players were more happy that they won the national title, but three of them also celebrated 1,000-yard seasons Monday night. Running back Devonta Freeman had 73 rushing yards to give him 1,016 in his junior season. He is Florida State's first 1,000-yard rusher since Warrick Dunn in 1996. Freeman is just the eighth 1,000-yard rusher in school...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State beats Auburn to win BCS title

Jameis Winston connected with Kelvin Benjamin for a 2-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night. Winston went 6 for 7 for 77 yards on the game-winning 80-yard drive. A pass interference penalty on Auburn’s Chris Davis gave the Seminoles a first-and-goal at the 2 and...
Via Sports-Glory
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Each scoring play from the 2014 BCS Championship

Tweet   #1 Florida State and #2 Auburn met Monday night in the 16th BCS National Championship Game with the Seminoles coming back from a 21-10 halftime deficit to hoist the crystal football afterward thanks to a 34-31 victory. The win gave Florida State’s football program its third national championship and ended the run of seven consecutive champions...
Via Los That Sports Blog
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Devonta Freeman Taunts Auburn Sideline, Forces FSU Into Kicking An 18-Yard PAT

If Florida State loses tonight’s BCS National Championship Game by one point, you can bet that Seminoles fans are going to let running back Devonta Freeman hear about it. With FSU trailing Auburn, 21-13, quarterback Jameis Winston hooked up with wideout Chad Abram for an 11-yard touchdown. But the Noles were tagged with a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after the play after...
Via College Spun
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Costly Turnover Leads to FSU Touchdown; Seminoles Down by 1 With 11 Minutes to Go

With the way the game has been going you would think that if there was going to be a turnover it was going to be a muffed kick, but instead it was Auburn QB Nick Marshall throwing just his second interception in nine games.The question quickly becomes whether the Seminoles can take advantage of it, and the answer is....From Bleacher ReportYes! Chad Abram caught Winston's pass...
Via FatManWriting
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Fake Punt Sparks FSU Offense Towards End of First Half; Auburn Up 21-10 at Halftime of BCS Title Game

It was looking pretty ugly during the first half of the BCS title game for the Florida State Seminoles up until they decided to go with a fake punt attempt late in the first half. To call it a gutsy call would be an understatement. Had they failed to convert it would have given the ball back to Nick Marshall with a short field and plenty of time on the clock.Should the Seminoles...
Via FatManWriting
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

BCS National Championship Preview and Prediction

This is it. The final game of the season . The last game of the controversial BCS. #1 Florida State vs #2 Auburn squaring off in the best venue in all of sports (in my humble opinion) the Rose Bowl. It’s interesting that we have two of the hottest teams in the country facing off for college football’s ultimate prize considering they long layoff they had to endure. Florida State...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giving props: Auburn vs. Florida State

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- How many passes will Jameis Winston complete? How many rushing yards will Tre Mason record? As fun as it is to debate who will win between No. 1 Florida State and No. 2 Auburn, it's as entertaining to consider which player will have a great game. For entertainment purposes only, of course, let's take a look at some of the more interesting prop bets...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida State enters title game healthy

Top-ranked Florida State enters the BCS championship game against No. 2 Auburn nearly completely healthy with only one starter out - safety Tyler Hunter. The team lost Hunter to a neck injury in September. The Seminoles have only played one game this season in which the opponent stayed within 14 points, so starters got few snaps late in games. Receiver Kenny Shaw said, ''...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Jameis Winston wins the Heisman Trophy

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston became the youngest Heisman Trophy winner Saturday night in New York. Winston, 19 years and 342 days old, is the second straight freshman to win the Heisman after Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel last season. Winston earned 2,205 points. Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron was second with 704 points. Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan...
Via Sports-Glory
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

FSU Beats Duke For National Title Bid: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

When the ACC Championship began, it clearly seemed like the Florida State Seminoles were looking ahead of Duke to a date in Pasadena for the national title. Quarterback Jameis Winston picked the wrong time to look tight and “freshman-like” against the Blue Devils, who came out heavy underdogs and showed for about the first 20 minutes of the game they belonged in Charlotte.Then...
Via Football Nation
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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