Atlanta Falcons Positional Review: Defensive Tackle

The Falcons Defensive Tackles are the focus of this edition of Positional Review, which features an array of breakout youngsters and veterans occupying very notable hot-seats. Johnathon Babineaux As with the Falcons' Defensive Line as a whole last season, Johnathon Babineaux saw a steep decline in productivity. The fan favorite, whose prime seasons were back in 2007-2010 as a pass...
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June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s Happening In Houston? 4 Things to Know

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the Houston Cougars these days; and topics hotter than a summer day in Space City. So as we go through another week, here are four things to know about when it comes to the Coogs. Spring Football Is Over, Big Questions Remain The Cougars wrapped up their first spring practice under Head Coach Tom Herman with the Red-White game at TDECU Stadium....
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Answers to Browns Defensive Tackle Problems in all Seven Rounds

No matter which round Cleveland decides to pull the trigger at defensive tackle, there will be an answer. Here is a look at a possible suitor in each of the seven round of the NFL draft.1st Round: Danny Shelton - WashingtonShelton was one of the most productive and dominant defensive players in the country in 2014. Shelton is great in many facets of the game and plays with a good...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bears, Chargers, Falcons, & Jets

Draft Utah DE Nate Orchard had dinner with the Browns on Wednesday night. (Matthew Piper) Tony Pauline reports that Houston DT Joey Mbu is drawing interest from the Redskins, Packers and Texans. According to Pauline, Texans Southern CB Tray Walker has visits scheduled with Cardinals, Raiders, 49ers, Seahawks, Falcons, Broncos, Cowboys and Saints. Bears Bears HC John Fox ...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Unheralded Prospects On The Patriots Radar

Fans of the New England Patriots know that Bill Belichick is always looking for great value from the NFL Draft. Whether he trades back or selects a player who is falling down the boards, Belichick’s draft classes are generally loaded with unheralded players that eventually make an impact in the NFL.With the NFL Combine in full swing, who might some of those players be in 2015?Joey...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason To-Do List: Houston Cougars

There may not be a college football coaching change in America with as much buzz as the Tom Herman hire at Houston. All week leading up to the CFP National Championship game you heard the “experts” gush over Herman and talking about the instant impact he could have. Then on game day, if you were playing a drinking game (not that I condone such a thing) and had to drink every...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston's Joey Mbu Danced as Referee Gets Set vs. Pittsburgh

Houston's Joey Mbu Dances as Referee Gets Set vs. Pittsburgh Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Cougars Defensive Lineman Joey Mbu Feels the Funk Prior to Snap

It is not unusual to see football players dancing around prior to a play. Kick returners will do it because they are hyped up and excited about making a big run. It's pretty common to see it being done right before kick-off's too, but by defensive lineman? Not so much.Houston Cougars freshman Joey Mbu may be trying to start the trend though. Check out thee moves he showed off during...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Cougars’ Midseason Report Card

We’re at the halfway point of the Houston Cougars‘ season, and it’s safe to say this isn’t where most people thought they would be six games in—3-3 overall and 1-1 in the AAC, thanks to a big come-from-behind win on the road at Memphis. Photo used courtesy of But it’s how the Cougars got to this point that is befuddling. It started out with a stinker...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Central Florida vs. Houston Scouting Preview

The American Athletic Conference has seen a rough start from two of the top contenders to win the conference championship this season, and UCF and Houston are main culprits with their inconsistent performances. Each team has considerable talent that allowed for high hopes in the preseason, but the youth on each roster has proven to be a detriment in key moments. At 1-2, Central Florida...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Joey Mbu Interview | Defensive Tackle, Houston

DraftSeason: What is your biggest personal goal on the field entering your Senior year at Houston? Joey Mbu: My biggest personal goal is to be one of the top 3 DT’s in the nation. To do that, I have to be relentless on every play. DraftSeason: What do you feel is your greatest strength and weakness as a defensive lineman? Joey Mbu: Greatest Stength: I think my greatest strength...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 40 Houston Cougars season preview

The Houston Cougars did well in their first season in the American Athletic Conference after 18 years in Conference USA. They overcame the challenge of having their toughest schedule in the program's history to date. The Cougars turned things around last year going 8-5 after having a losing season in 2012. Houston rewarded head coach Tony Levine, who is currently the only Jewish...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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