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No. 82 SMU Mustangs season preview

No. 82 Southern Methodist University Mustangs (7-6)Coach June Jones (sixth season, 31-34 at SMU, 107-75 overall)Returning Starters: 11, 6 offense, 3 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 73Strength of Schedule: 63 After finally playing up to their potential in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl against Fresno State, the SMU Mustangs change from Conference USA to the American Athletic...
Via College Football Universe
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The unique story of Cincinnati's Margus Hunt

CINCINNATI Margus Hunt came to the United States of America to throw the discus and put the shot. The native of Estonia, a world junior champion in both events, wanted to learn from Dave Wollman, famed track and field coach at Southern Methodist University. When SMU decided to close shop on its track and field program, Hunt was left in a lurch, facing the prospect of having to head...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals upgrade offense on day two of NFL Draft

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals turned the first two days of their NFL draft into an upgrade for the offense, re-signing right tackle Andre Smith while bringing a tight end and a running back aboard. Things went so well that they felt free to take a chance on a track star-turned-defensive end from Estonia in the second round. Smith had been the only missing piece of the starting offense...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals take S Shawn Williams in 3rd round

The Bengals chose safety Shawn Williams from Georgia in the third round of the NFL draft, Cincinnati has been trying to shore up the position for several years. Williams was the second defensive player taken by the Bengals. The Bengals opened their draft by taking Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert in the first round. They had two picks in the second round and went with running...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals take DE Hunt with other 2nd-round pick

The Bengals chose defensive end Margus Hunt from SMU with their other pick in the second round of the NFL draft. Hunt grew up in Estonia and went to SMU for track and field. He joined the football team in 2009 when the school dropped track and field Cincinnati used its first two picks on offense. They took Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert with the 21st overall pick in the opening...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals take SMU DE Hunt in 2nd round

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals chose defensive end Margus Hunt from SMU with their other pick in the second round of the NFL draft. Hunt grew up in Estonia and went to SMU for track and field. He joined the football team in 2009 when the school dropped track and field Cincinnati used its first two picks on offense. They took Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert with the 21st overall...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals take DE Hunt with other 2nd-round pick

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals chose defensive end Margus Hunt from SMU with their other pick in the second round of the NFL draft. Hunt grew up in Estonia and went to SMU for track and field. He joined the football team in 2009 when the school dropped track and field Cincinnati used its first two picks on offense. They took Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert with the 21st overall...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Live Blog Day 2: Patriots Draft Southern Miss LB Jamie Collins No. 52 Overall

8:07 p.m.: Lots of action in the last couple of minutes. The 49ers traded up ahead of the Seahawks to grab tight end Vance McDonald. And then the Seahawks traded down with the Ravens. 8:03 p.m.: The Dolphins got an absolute steal at No. 54 in Jamar Taylor. He’s the best man cornerback in the draft. He’s undersized, but he can ball. Some worry about his level of competition...
Via NESN.com
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2nd Round Mock Draft

33. Jaguars – Tank Carradine – DE – Florida State – Scouting Report 34. 49ers – Jesse Williams – DT – Alabama – Scouting Report 35. Eagles – Margus Hunt – DE – SMU – Scouting Report 36. Lions - Jamar Taylor – CB – Boise State - Scouting Report 37. Bengals – Eddie Lacy – RB – Alabama – Scouting Report 38. Cardinals – Menelik Watson – OT ...
Via DraftAce
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Best Available Players: Top 50

Second-Round Mock Draft Third-Round Mock Draft Player School Position Height Weight 1. Geno Smith West Virginia QB 6’2 218 2. Manti Te’o Notre Dame ILB 6’1 241 3. Justin Hunter Tennessee WR 6’4 196 4. Arthur Brown Kansas State LB 6’0 241 5. Keenan Allen  CAL WR 6’2 206 6. Robert...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Second-Round

by Joe Garcia (Twitter)    Pick     Team            Player                           Position         School  1.  JAC  Geno Smith   QB  West Virginia   2.  SF  Margus Hunt  DE  SMU  Via (KC)  3.  PHI  Jonathan Cyprien   FS  Florida Int.  4.  DET  Menelik Watson ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Possible 2nd-3rd Round Draft Targets

Well now that we have let the surprise pick of C/OG Travis Frederick pick settle in, its time to move onward to the 2nd-3rd rounds which begin 5:30 (CST) The Frederick pick did address some offensive line issues, so we’ll see how it pans out. I will say this, of the players the Cowboys brought in for pre-draft visits, Frederick was the last one for the National visits, everyone...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Round Two

1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Geno Smith, QB, WVU 2. San Francisco 49ers (Via Kansas City): Margus Hunt, DE/DT, SMU 3. Philadelphia Eagles: Robert Alford, CB, Southeastern Louisiana 4. Detroit Lions: Menelik Watson, OT, Florida State 5. Cincinnati Bengals: Eddie Lacey, RB, Alabama 6. Arizona Cardinals: Mike Glennon, QB,...
Via Heff's Sports Blog
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Draft Watch: Addressing the D-Line

Good god, it's one day away from the draft.  Every year, the NFL draft never fails to be one of the most entertaining and orgiastic stretches of time that football fans can possibly imagine. It makes us burst with joy at the seams watching the last-minute trades, the from-out-of-nowhere gambles, the late-round sleepers....it's enough to make a diehard football fan just...
Via Seahawk Addicts
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft with some international standouts

As proof that, yes, NFL teams really would scour the world for premium pass rushers, the 2013 NFL Draft presents one from Ghana and another from Estonia. Neither knew football just a few years ago. Both could go in the first round of Thursday night's draft. Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah of BYU and Margus Hunt of SMU are very different players, but they present similar tantalizing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Former SMU star Margus Hunt learned how to play football on Madden, in Estonia

Former SMU star defensive end Margus Hunt is a champion Estonian track athlete who learned how to play football on Madden.
Via Gamedayr
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Ten "Bold" Predictions for the 2013 Draft

The NFL Draft is always tremendously difficult to predict. It takes elite sources, perfect understanding of roster evaluations, knowing GM personalities, scheme views, and position values, and your own evaluations to determine who really is a 1st round prospect and who’s being fluffed up. This years’ draft, however, is more unique that most. With the top three picks have...
Via Optimum Scouting
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Rumors: 49ers, Cardinals, Jaguars, Falcons, Dee Millner, Daniel Jeremiah & Draft Notes

49ers Matt Maiocco of the CSN Bay Area lists: SMU DE Margus Hunt, Florida State DE/OLB Tank Carradine, FIU S Jonathan Cyprien, and Stanford TE Zach Ertz as four players to watch regarding the 49ers‘ No. 31 overall pick. Previous speculation mentioned that San Francisco could try to trade up to secure a potential replace for DE Justin Smith. Carradine’s stock appears to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

High Upside, Baiting Draft Stock: Defensive Ends

With just a week left before the start of the NFL Draft, it’s important to start gauging these football prospects through a fair evaluation. This year, more than compared to years past, offers a multitude of intriguing players that have high athletic upside despite having limited experience. In this two part series, I will examine four players who have demonstrated world class...
Via Metta Chronicles
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft – Positional Rankings: Defensive End

As we get closer to draft night next week, our draft team will be doing a series of positional rankings that will highlight the top 10 players in this year’s draft, by position. Today, we continue with a look at our top 10 defensive end prospects. Be sure to check our previous installments of our top 10 defensive tackle prospects, and top 10 outside linebacker prospects, and...
Via Turn On The Jets
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Evaluating the International Talent in the 2013 Draft Class

  As Bruce Feldman wrote earlier this week, the NFL Draft is going to see a uniquely international influence this year. With up to five foreign-born players that are now projected to potentially first round draft picks, the NFL's international growth is about to have a bigger impact on the draft than it ever has before. One of the more interesting foreign-born prospects...
Via Optimum Scouting
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Bust Watch: SMU’s Margus Hunt

Continuing on with our series of pieces highlighting available players in the upcoming NFL Draft who might be over-hyped, today we take a look at a defensive end prospect from Southern Methodist University. MARGUS HUNT, DEFENSIVE END, SMU If the NFL Combine didn’t exist, Margus Hunt might not vulnerable to becoming a bust. Quite simply, nobody paid attention to the 6’8, 280...
Via Know It All Football
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Packer Report's Mock Pick: SMU's Margus Hunt

In a beat writers mock draft organized by the New England Patriots, we took potential-packed SMU defensive end Margus Hunt.
Via gnb.scout.com
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys 'Dallas Day' draft-eligible invitees

IRVING, Texas The Cowboys' Dallas Day featuring draft-eligible invitees with area high-school or college ties features some high-profile "usual suspects" like SMU defensive end Margus Hunt, who seems an unlikely match for the Cowboys. But look deeper into the group, which will be at Cowboys Stadium on Wednesday, and you find lower-profile names that could end up...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

The 2013 Citizens Of Football Nation Mock Draft: Picks 25-32

The Citizens of Football Nation Mock Draft concludes with picks 25-32. Missed the previous picks? Check them out here:Part 1: Picks 1-8Part 2: Picks 9-16Part 3: Picks 17-24*****The Founding Fathers built Football Nation from the ground up as a Fan Democracy where each and every Citizen has a voice. So with NFL Mock Draft season in full swing, what better way to Mock N' Roll...
Via Football Nation
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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