First Round Pick Analysis By Division: AFC West

Denver Broncos:The Broncos lost two key cogs in Terrance Knighton and Rahim Moore and both spots are now evidently weaknesses. They picked up two decent rotational players, Vance Walker and Darian Stewart, but neither one looks to be capable of starting at the position full time. The safety class is weak, with no one capable of starting right away outside of Landon Collins, who plays...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

With 29th Pick, Colts Need to Take a Defensive Tackle

After trading away their first-round draft pick in 2014, the Indianapolis Colts once again have a first-round selection in the 2015 NFL Draft. After a busy free agency period, the Colts still have a few holes that need filled. They are looking at needs at the safety, offensive tackle and nose tackles positions.If the Colts and general manager Ryan Grigson are actually going all in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will FSU Miss Most From 2014?

Spring practice is underway in Tallahassee as Florida State has the unenviable task of replacing its winningest senior class ever. The Seminoles not only lose seven senior starters on offense, but FSU also loses five players early to the NFL Draft with four coming on defense. The future remains bright for Florida State as the ‘Noles hope to build on three consecutive ACC crowns...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts 2015 NFL Mock Draft (3.0) – 7 Rounds

The Colts did well at providing a veteran presence at a few positions of need in free agency, but they also lost some players. With some holes left to fill, the Colts will benefit greatly from their nine draft selections – a refreshment compared to their meager five draft picks in last year’s draft.With the 29th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Indianapolis Colts select...Round...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Combine Preview: Defensive Line

With the NFL Combine starting this week, the 2015 NFL Draft player evaluations are really starting to pick up. The New England Patriots are looking to build on their Super Bowl championship roster, while also trying to stock up for the future. One position that is a need in the draft for the Patriots this year is defensive line. In particular the interior defensive line. Here are...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mel Kiper forecasts the Browns drafting Devante Parker and Eddie Goldman in latest mock draft

The NFL Draft is under three months away with the first round kicking off on April 30th. The Browns have a lot of holes to fill this offseason and No. 12 and No. 19 pick in the first round will be a great way to fill some of their needs. The team’s biggest needs are probably quarterback, wide receiver, and defensive line. Mel Kiper has the Browns filling two of those needs with...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State defensive tackle Goldman to enter NFL Draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State defensive tackle Eddie Goldman will forgo his senior season and enter the 2015 NFL Draft. The school made the announcement Wednesday. The 6-foot-4, 320-pounder from Washington, D.C., was a full-time starter the last two years and named Associated Press third-team All American in 2014. He finished the season with 35 tackles, eight tackles for...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU DT Eddie Goldman declares for NFL Draft, foregoes senior year

Florida State junior defensive tackle Eddie Goldman became the latest Seminole to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft on Wednesday, as announced through the athletic department's official website. Goldman joins quarterback Jameis Winston, defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. as well as cornerbacks P.J. Williams and Ronald Darby as players leaving school early. The 6-foot-4, 320-pounder earned...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Florida State DT Eddie Goldman Declares

Eddie Goldman has decided to become the 70th underclassman to declare for the 2015 NFL Draft, after anchoring the Florida State defense to the Rose Bowl. Goldman started all 14 games this season, and recorded 8 tackles for a loss, four sacks, and a forced fumble.  Goldman was also named to the AP’s All American Second Team and the Sports Illustrated First Team for his role on...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Potential Breakout ‘Noles for 2015

The 2014 season is over for Florida State and four prominent underclassmen have already declared for the NFL Draft and there’s plenty of speculation that defensive tackle Eddie Goldman will do likewise. Should that happen, FSU will return only five starters and none on the offensive side of the ball from the 2013 national championship team. With a number of new faces in the lineup...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Rose Bowl Scouting Preview – Oregon vs. Florida State

In a match-up that’s headlined by the two most likely first-round quarterbacks, the Rose Bowl features more than Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston. Combined, these two teams will likely have over 10 players drafted, with talent on both sides of the ball. By: Eric Galko and Chris Tripodi Oregon Marcus Mariota, QB, #8 – 6’4, 215 (JR)The draft’s consensus top passer, Mariota’s...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Playoff picks: Alabama and Florida State will meet for national title

Editor's note: Throughout the season, Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel have presented their weekly picks. Below are their selections for the playoff seminfinals (all times ET). Enjoy. *** ROSE BOWL: No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 3 Florida State (Thursday, 5 p.m., ESPN) Mandel: For most of the season Florida State played average football against average competition. But bowl season is a new...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Jay Cutler, Russell Wilson, & Bears

Draft Rand Getlin reports that Florida State DT Eddie Goldman is “leaning heavily” towards entering the 2015 NFL draft. Indiana RB Tevin Coleman is “strongly considering” entering the 2015 NFL Draft. (Rand Getlin) Jay Cutler Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk writes that the Bears decision to bench Jay Cutler is likely to prevent him from sustaining an injury that...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

TweetCap: Championship Saturday Night – 1st Half

Kickoff in Waco. pic.twitter.com/AB0nyRCOGf — George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) December 7, 2014 Well, Baylor has started sorta fast. 95 seconds in, touchdown. — George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) December 7, 2014 Ninety-five seconds. 81 yards. 8 plays. 7-0, Baylor. — George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) December 7, 2014 Ohio State went deep. — Tom Fornelli (...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

TweetCap: Championship Saturday Night – 1st Half

Kickoff in Waco. pic.twitter.com/AB0nyRCOGf — George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) December 7, 2014 Well, Baylor has started sorta fast. 95 seconds in, touchdown. — George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) December 7, 2014 Ninety-five seconds. 81 yards. 8 plays. 7-0, Baylor. — George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) December 7, 2014 Ohio State went deep. — Tom Fornelli (...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Things: ACC Championship

Fourth-ranked Florida State is just one win away from a third straight ACC title and perhaps one victory from a spot in college football’s first playoff. The Seminoles will put their 28-game winning streak on the line Saturday in Charlotte against the team it began with — Georgia Tech. The 2014 ACC Championship contest will be a match-up of the ACC’s top two scoring teams....
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Challenge Before Playoff May be Toughest for FSU

A spot in college football’s first-ever playoff is so close Florida State can taste it. As the defending national champions and the nation’s last undefeated team for a second year in a row, the Seminoles will need to beat only Georgia Tech in the ACC Championship on Saturday to advance to college football’s first official semifinal. For anyone who has paid attention, it’s...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Things: FSU-Florida

With a spot in college football’s first playoff just two wins away, Florida State puts its 27-game winning streak on the line this Saturday against arch-rival Florida. The 11-0 Seminoles have averted disaster on numerous occasions this season, but some are pointing to Florida as a potential stumbling block. The Gators beat FSU 37-26 in their last trip to Tallahassee and Florida...
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November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Things: FSU-Miami

A rivalry will be renewed on Saturday night as third-ranked Florida State takes on a Miami team playing its best football of the season. Florida State has had the better of Miami in recent years, winning the last four meetings and seven of the last nine. #3 FSU outscored seventh-ranked Miami 20-0 in the second half of last season’s game in Tallahassee to run away with a 41-14 victory...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Things: FSU-Virginia

Second-ranked Florida State will look to run the nation’s longest winning streak to 25 games on Saturday as the Seminoles host the last visiting ACC team to win at Doak Campbell Stadium, Virginia. Virginia is 4-5 on the year, but has already doubled its win total from 2013. With a victory and some help from around the ACC, Florida State could actually clinch a third straight ACC...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State wins slugfest at Louisville

After a nervous scoreless opening quarter, Florida State and Louisville fought in a slugfest that ended in a 42-31 victory by the Seminoles. Louisville had a commanding 21-7 lead at the half, but the Seminoles outscored the Cardinal 35-10 in the second including three big fourth quarter touchdowns with the last being a 35-yard pass to sophomore fullback Freddie Stevenson to seal...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Balls: FSU-Louisville

For the fourth time this season, Florida State found itself behind at halftime on Thursday and for the fourth time, Florida State was victorious. The second-ranked Seminoles overcame an early 21-0 deficit for their biggest comeback in two decades in a 42-31 win over Louisville. With the win, Florida State improved to 8-0 for a second straight season and extended the nation’s longest...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Balls: FSU-Syracuse

The winning streak for Florida State hit 22 games on Saturday as the top-ranked Seminoles defeated Syracuse 38-20 in their first trip to the Carrier Dome in a decade. The victory keeps FSU perfect for what will certainly be a top 5 match-up with Notre Dame in Tallahassee next weekend. As the #1 team in the land turns its attention to the Fighting Irish, the Noled Out staff hands...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Balls: FSU-N.C. State

The first true road game of 2014 for top-ranked Florida State could not have gotten off to a worse start as the Seminoles trailed by 17 after one quarter. Florida State however, dominated the final three periods to walk away with a 56-41 victory to run its school-record winning streak to 20 games. With Florida State now turning its attention to Wake Forest, the Noled Out staff hands...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Goldman, Northrup Emerging for Seminole Defense

Entering the 2014 season, the biggest question marks on the defensive side of the ball for defending national champion Florida State lied with the front seven. The Seminoles were losing two starters at linebacker and three veteran members at defensive tackle. After a slow start to the season, those position are slowly being shored up. A former 5-star recruit out of the nation’s...
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September 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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