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2014 Fantasy Football Team Preview: The Carolina Panthers

Note: This piece was originally written on July 15th by Justin Mandaro and is one of many unique pieces that can be found in our 2014 fantasy football draft guide. None of this information has been updated since it was originally published. In almost twenty years of existence the Carolina Panthers have only had a winning record five times. Notwithstanding their 12 – 4 record...
Via The Fantasy Fix
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin Teases Cam Newton About FSU’s Title Game Victory Against Auburn Every Day

Cam Newton wasn’t a member of Auburn’s 2013 team that fell to Florida State in the BCS National Championship Game, but that isn’t stopping a former Seminole player from teasing him about it.  The former Heisman winner, who won it all with the Tigers in 2010, is teammates with former FSU wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin on the Carolina Panthers. Benjamin, a first-round pick by...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #1 Signing Jameis Winston

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
28 days ago  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Florida State Seminoles

In 2013, Florida State finally broke through and won their first National Championship since 1999. In reality there wasn’t a long time between championships but recent Florida State teams had underachieved. Last years team did anything but underachieve. 2015 BSC championship odds favor Florida State, but will they be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take...
Via College Football Zealots
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #2 Stability at QB

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Florida State Season Preview: Predicting Wins and Losses

The 2013 season for the Florida State Seminoles was a dream season in every way imaginable. The Seminoles defeated the Auburn Tigers 34-31 to win the 2013 national championship in what was one of the best games the sport of college football has ever witnessed. The game winning drive was capped off by the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback and freshman sensation Jameis Winston.Winston...
Via Football Nation
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #3 Winning the ACC

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #4 Ability to Rise to the Occasion

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #5 Beating Florida

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #6 Fisher’s First Class

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Jimbo Fisher Believes Kelvin Benjamin Will Be Better In The NFL Than At FSU

Kelvin Benjamin was a breakout performer for the national champion Florida State Seminoles last season, reeling in 54 receptions for 1011 yards and 15 touchdowns. He was taken in the late first round by the Carolina Panthers, surprising to some because he is still considered a project, and this draft was very heavy with polished receivers. FSU coach Jimbo Fisher isn’t too worried...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #7 Emphasizing Defense

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #8 Maintaining a Championship Atmosphere

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons for Seminole Resurgence: #9 2009′s Strong Finish

In one of the more dramatic finishes of the BCS era, Kelvin Benjamin’s 2-yard touchdown grab against Auburn gave Florida State its first national championship in 14 years. After what some consider a lost decade, Florida State’s rise back to the top of college football was a long, arduous journey. The Seminoles endured three six-loss seasons, an academic cheating scandal and the...
Via Noled Out
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU draft roundup: Fewer picks than 2013, but starting potential exists

Florida State's 2014 draft class was seven, far fewer than the 11 from last year. But of the Seminoles that were chosen, most have a very good chance to start as rookies and could provide immediate dividends. Kelvin Benjamin landed with Carolina, which was in desperate need of a No. 1 receiver. Benjamin is very much a work in progress but has tremendous upside. The Rams drafted...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Seminoles Go On Second Day of Draft

After wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin became the 40th Florida State player ever to be taken in the first round and the first FSU receiver in 12 years, three different Seminoles heard their names called on Friday as the 2014 NFL Draft resumed. Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan was thought to be the second Seminole to go, but to the surprise of many, cornerback Lamarcus Joyner was selected...
Via Noled Out
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers take Kelvin Benjamin, FSU receiver, at No. 28

The Carolina Panthers have who they hope is their wide receiver of the future. The Panthers continued the overhaul of their receiving corps Thursday when they took former Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin with the 28th overall pick in the NFL Draft. Despite picking late in the first round of a receiver-rich draft, the Panthers had a choice between Benjamin and Southern...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Take Kelvin Benjamin the First Round

The Carolina Panthers may have drafted a soothsayer.11 weeks ago, Florida State sophomore Kelvin Benjamin posted a rather intriguing picture on his Twitter account. In the self-taken photograph, the 6’5” wide receiver sported a soft grin while holding up the universal “A-ok” hand signal. Those, however, weren’t the only notable features of Benjamin’s “selfie.”Kelvin...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners and losers from the first round of the NFL Draft

The 2014 NFL draft is stacked with talented players, but not every team came out of the first round smelling like roses. The Cleveland Browns and St. Louis Rams owned the draft with multiple picks, while the Buffalo Bills were among teams that made head-scratching decision. The New England Patriots almost made the “winners” list after taking Dominique Easley — a potential steal...
Via NESN.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Carolina Panthers Draft Much-Needed Wide Receiver

After cleaning out their locker room of wide receivers earlier this year, inquiring minds have been wanting to know who Carolina Panthers’ quarterback Cam Newton is going to throw to come September. Newton is a self-proclaimed “Superman,” but he surely can’t throw to himself. Therefore, the Panthers using their first-round draft pick to select wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin...
Via Sportsnaut
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers pick FSU WR Kelvin Benjamin in the first round

The Panthers had not selected a wide receiver in the first round since 1997. That streak is now over as they selected Florida State's Kelvin Benjamin with the 28th pick in the NFL Draft. After a season where the Panthers went 12-4 and won the NFC South, they now find themselves in rebuild mode a bit on offense after losing three of their top four receivers from a year ago. Even...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Optimism for Carolina Panthers first round selection of Kelvin Benjamin

In the wake of losing the greatest receiver in franchise history, the Carolina Panthers may have found Cam Newton’s long-term number one receiver in Kelvin Benjamin. They took the Florida State receiver at number 28 overall in the 2014 NFL Draft. Unsurprisingly, there has been a lot of optimism for the 6’5″ 240 lb Benjamin. This is going to be fun. #PanthersDraft pic.twitter...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers draft FSU's Kelvin Benjamin

Kelvin Benjamin had a long wait but he landed on a playoff team and will catch passes from another Heisman Trophy winner. The Carolina Panthers selected Benjamin with the No. 28 overall pick on Thursday night. ''I'm happy to be a Carolina Panthers,'' Benjamin said in a video message on Instagram. ''I am ready to get out there and start catching passes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft – Kelvin Benjamin Selected

With the 28th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft the Carolina Panthers selected Kelvin Benjamin out of Florida State. A huge receiver, this is Noled Out’s breakdown of him: KELVIN BENJAMIN - A 23-year-old redshirt sophomore signed in the #1 ranked recruiting class of 2011, Benjamin was extremely raw coming out of high school, not much more than an unskilled but athletic kid with mammoth...
Via Noled Out
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers draft Kelvin Benjamin: What you need to know about him

The Carolina Panthers made their first-round selection on Thursday night, taking Kelvin Benjamin out of Florida State. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Panthers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the wide receiver: 1. Benjamin caught the game winning touchdown in the BCS National Championship Game against Auburn...
Via cover32 - Panthers
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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