Jake Bequette Could Be Entering Make-or-Break Training Camp As Third-Rounder Struggled in Rookie Season

As the Patriots attempt to improve their pass rush in 2013, one of the forgotten men along the front seven is defensive end Jake Bequette. Since the Arkansas product was a healthy scratch for 13-of-16 regular season games and both playoff matchups, many are assuming the second-year player will be an easy cut for Bill Belichick come late August. But Belichick and the New England...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking Down Jake Bequette€™s Fit in New England-NEPD

Breaking Down Jake Bequette€™s Fit in New England-NEPD: With the 90th overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, the New England Patriots selected an accomplished Arkansas defensive end named Jake Bequette. The 6’5”, 265-pound redshirt senior was a four-year starter as well as a two-time team captain for the Razorbacks. And after amassing 23.5 sacks, 35 quarterback pressures and...
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May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino's Scandal Took Toll on Jake Bequette, Family of Arkansas Football Players

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Jake Bequette might find it more difficult than most to stomach the recent turmoil at Arkansas. Head coach Bobby Petrino, who elevated the program's legitimacy over the last four seasons, was fired last month after it was discovered he had an inappropriate relationship with a female assistant. The scandal was national news, and Petrino's reputation took...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Shares a Lesson in Value With Individual Picks and Trades in Draft

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots head coach Bill Belichick preaches value in the draft as much as anyone, and he came out of Friday's second and third rounds feeling confident in his team's return on their lone trade of the day. The Patriots traded down, shipping the 62nd pick to the Packers for the 90th and 163rd selections. At the end of it all, New England used the 90th pick...
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April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Use Fourth Pick on Defense By Selecting Jake Bequette in Third Round

FOXBORO, Mass. -- The Patriots wrapped up the second night of the draft by nabbing Arkansas defensive end Jake Bequette with the 90th pick. He's the second player they've taken at the position in the draft. Key Stats The 6-foot-5, 274-pounder had 10 sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss and five forced fumbles during his senior season. Scouting Report Bequette (pronounced like "...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

AFC-champion Patriots take Arkansas defensive end

The New England Patriots selected Arkansas defensive end Jake Bequette with the 90th selection of the NFL draft Friday night. New England traded down for the pick, sending their 62nd pick to the Green Bay Packers for Nos. 90 and 163. That No. 163, in the fifth round Saturday, is the only pick the Patriots have left. The 6-4 1/2, 274-pound Bequette, the defensive MVP of the 2012...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Snag Arkansas Sack Machine

With the 90th overall pick in the third round, the New England Patriots selected another defensive end taking Arkansas’ Jake Bequette. He was an All-SEC First Team in 2011 and All-Sec Second Team in 2010 and the Defensive MVP in the 2012 Cotton Bowl when he registered 5 tackles and 3 sacks in the Hogs 29-16 win over Kansas State. Bequette (pronounced Beckett) had ten sacks...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots select Jake Bequette (Arkansas) in the third...

Patriots select Jake Bequette (Arkansas) in the third round.  Hard to complain the positions they are addressing on defense in this draft. The young Patriots defense is only adding more talent, and clearly they have getting after the quarterback in mind with their focus.
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Final Positional Rankings 2012 NFL Draft-4-3 Defensive Ends

Tier 1 (1st round) Melvin Ingram, South Carolina Nick Perry, USC Courtney  Upshaw, Alabama Quinton Coples, UNC Tier 2 (2nd round-3rd round) Vinny Curry, Marshall Whitney Mercilus, Illinois Andrew Branch,  Clemson Shea McClellin, Boise State Chandler Jones, Syracuse Tier 3 (4th round-6th round) Cam Johnson, Virginia Jake Bequette, Arkansas Johnathan Massaquoi...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jake Bequette scouting report

Jake Bequette DE Arkansas #91 Ht: 6’5″ Wt: 274   Strengths: Prototypical size for 4-3 end. Has experience lining up at end in 3-4 and 4-3 sets and also with his hand off the ground. Consistently explodes off the line. Stays low and generates a strong bull rush. Strong motor; very active player who consistently gives a strong second effort once he appears to be stopped...
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April 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders-specific mock draft, by @raiderdraftnik

2012 Raiders-Specific mock draft, by @raiderdraftnikThis article is the work of Tyler Dickson, who is an avid follower of college football and a Raiders fan.  You can follow him on Twitter @raiderdraftnik for his thoughts on players as we lead up to the draft.This is a Raider-Specific mock draft but for a 3 round mock draft from Tyler that shows the players selected before the...
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April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Childs runs 4.41 40 at Arkansas pro day

Greg Childs ran a 4.41-second 40-yard dash at Arkansas' pro day on Tuesday. The wide receiver improved on his 4.55-second time from the combine last month with the fastest 40 time of all participants Tuesday. Joe Adams ran a 4.55. Jarius Wright, an all-Southeastern Conference receiver last season, opted not to run the 40 on Tuesday. Wright ran a 4.42-second 40 last month in...
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March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Biggest shoes to fill on defense in '12

College football is a perennial revolving door of talent and new faces on every campus and in every corner of the map. Out with the old and in with the new. Yeah, of course you'll miss watching the exploits of top defenders, like Devon Still, Mark Barron and Melvin Ingram, but it will only last a few weeks, or about as long as it takes for fans to scare up some video clips of...
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February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas Football: Former Razorbacks Prepare for Grueling NFL Combine

Every year around this time 300 plus former college football players eligible for the NFL Draft close in on a six to eight week workout process in preparation for the combine in Indianapolis. During the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine held from Feb. 22-28, former Arkansas Razorback players Jake Bequette, Joe Adams, Greg Childs, and Jarius Wright will participate before the league’s...
Via Race Review Online
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Updated Positional Rankings-Defensive Ends

Defensive Ends       1. Quinton Coples, DE North Carolina    2. Donte Paige-Moss, DE North Carolina    3. Vinny Curry, DE Marshall    4. Devin Taylor, DE South Carolina    5. Melvin Ingram, DE South Carolina    6. Whitney Mercilus, DE Illinois(jr.)    7. Andre Branch, DE Clemson    ...
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February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas leads K-State 3-0 after 1st quarter

Jake Bequette forced a fumble and Zach Hocker kicked a 26-yard field goal to give No. 7 Arkansas a 3-0 lead over No. 11 Kansas State after one quarter in a Cotton Bowl with a BCS-worthy matchup Friday night. Hocker's field goal came four plays after Bequette hit Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein and knocked the ball loose. Tenarius Wright, the Razorbacks' other defensive...
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas leads K-State 3-0 after 1st quarter

Jake Bequette forced a fumble and Zach Hocker kicked a 26-yard field goal to give No. 7 Arkansas a 3-0 lead over No. 11 Kansas State after one quarter in a Cotton Bowl with a BCS-worthy matchup Friday night.
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Bequette earns Academic All-American honors

Arkansas senior defensive end Jake Bequette was named a second-team Capital One Academic All-American on Thursday.
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December 08, 2011  |  Discuss

Arkansas Razorbacks: Tyler Wilson Named First Team All-SEC

Tyler Wilson has done something no other Arkansas Razorback has ever accomplished he’s been named first team All-SEC at the quarterback position. Wilson along with six other Razorback players was named to All-SEC teams Monday. Wide receivers Jarius Wright and Joe Adams were selected first team All-SEC as well. Adams selection was as an all-purpose player for his contributions...
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December 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Razorbacks see LSU as kind of team they faced in Alabama

As far as Arkansas senior defensive end Jake Bequette is concerned, preparing with the rest of the No. 3 Razorbacks to play LSU this afternoon in Tiger Stadium is like Alabama Part 2.
Via Memphis Commercial Appeal
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss

Mississippi St.-Arkansas Preview

Jake Bequette isn't caught up in all the ''what-ifs'' that have to happen in order for Arkansas to play for the Southeastern Conference title or even a national championship. The senior defensive end is instead steadfast in his belief that the No. 6 Razorbacks (9-1, 5-1 SEC) will have a chance at both if they win their final two regular-season games. '&...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Arkansas ready to be part of national discussion

Arkansas defensive end Jake Bequette believes the Razorbacks are very much alive in the Southeastern Conference and national championship discussion. Bequette says if Arkansas wins its final two games, it will have the opportunity to play for both. The No. 6 Razorbacks (9-1, 5-1 SEC) have won six straight following a 49-7 win over Tennessee and face Mississippi State (5-5, 1-5...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Tennessee-Arkansas Preview

Arkansas is at it again. At least that's the thinking of the No. 8 Razorbacks (8-1, 4-1 Southeastern Conference) as they prepare to host Tennessee (4-5, 0-5) on Saturday. Much like last season, when Arkansas won its final six games of the regular season to earn the school's first BCS bowl berth, the Razorbacks appear to be gaining momentum in the season's second half...
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November 08, 2011  |  Discuss

South Carolina Game: Jake Bequette Honors Deceased Fan and Black Jerseys

Arkansas Razorbacks: This weekend poses the first time in 30 years that Arkansas has held Top 10 Matchups in back-to-back seasons in Fayetteville. What is in store for this epic matchup, you ask? Well, lets dive into this week’s news. Jake Bequette honors deceased fan Two [...]
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November 04, 2011  |  Discuss

Arkansas growing weary of Houdini routine

The routine has become all too familiar for Arkansas. Fall behind, usually by double digits, rally, and then find a way to win at the end. That has been the script for the Razorbacks for four consecutive games following their 31-28 escape from Vanderbilt. "It's very frustrating," senior defensive end Jake Bequette said after the Razorbacks came back from a 21-7 second...
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November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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