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Potential targets for Vikings in 5th-7th round of the NFL Draft

As we countdown to draft day, I’m going to give you some possible players the Vikings could be targeting in each round. Today, I will show you possible targets for rounds five-seven. Matt Patchan, offensive tackle, Boston College: The Vikings could use some offensive line depth, and Patchan could be a good tackle to take a look at. Patchan’s strength is run-blocking, as he blocked...
Via cover32 - Vikings
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Cincinnati Bengals

Round 1 Pick 24: Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech (B+) An aging secondary needs a young stud. Round 2 Pick 23: Dominique Easley, DT, Florida (A) The Bengals suffered when they lost Geno Atkins last year. If Easley were there, that might not have happened. Round 3 Pick 24: Chris Smith, DE, Arkansas (B) Michael Johnson left via Free Agency  so there’s a spot for Smith. Round 4...
Via TopSportsReport
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston College Eagles season preview

Steve Addazio surprised many by taking Boston College to a bowl game in his first season as the Eagle’s head coach last year.  He led the Eagles to a 7-6 record in 2013, which was a significant improvement from Boston College’s 2-10 record in 2012, and Addazio hopes to continue to move the program forward in 2014. Offensively, the Eagles will take a big hit in 2014, as they...
Via College Football Universe
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

BC Pro Day: Patriots Show Interest In Kevin Pierre-Louis, Matt Patchan

Two NFL combine standouts didn’t do anything to hurt their draft stock at the Boston College pro day. Linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis and offensive lineman Matt Patchan stood on their impressive 40-yard dash numbers from the combine, but they participated in positional drills and worked out under the close watch of over 20 NFL scouts. The New England Patriots, Cincinnati Bengals...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Making a name for himself

Matt Patchan played in 27 games at Florida before transferring to Boston College, where he was voted to the All-ACC second-team as a senior.
Via clemson.scout.com
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Announces Football Players of the Week - 11/25/13

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College running back Andre Williams and Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald lead a group of nine Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week announced on Monday. The Eagles’ Williams was named the ACC Offensive Back of the Week after he rushed for 263 yards to become the first player in ACC history to surpass the 2,000-yard mark...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

ACC Announces Football Players of the Week - 11/18/13

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Boston College running back Andre Williams, who shattered a pair of league rushing records with his performance on Saturday, leads the group of eight Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week announced on Monday. Williams was named the ACC Offensive Back of the Week after rushing for a league single-game record 339 yards in the Eagles’ 38...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Addazio gets a pass on this recruiting class

Steve Addazio made his reputation on recruiting. Given his big, fiery persona, you can see how he can connect with high school kids. While opinions varied on the Addazio hire, even the most pessimistic BC fans conceded that he would probably improve our talent base. Today he announced his first official BC recruiting class...and it was the worst in the conference and the worst BC...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

New BC coach Addazio's son among 17 signees

New Boston College coach Steve Addazio says he's only known some of his recruits for about six weeks. But there's one he's quite familiar with. Addazio's son, Louie, is a tight end who went to Syracuse last year. He's transferring to BC to join his father in Chestnut Hill. Steve Addazio was hired two months ago after Frank Spaziani finished 22-29 in four-plus...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida's Jenkins will enter NFL Draft

Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins is turning pro after an injury plagued season, one that ended with foot surgery. Jenkins missed four games, including the Sugar Bowl, and might not be 100 percent for the NFL combine in February. Nonetheless, the junior from Olney, Md., announced his decision to enter the NFL on Monday. He joins safety Matt Elam, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jenkins latest Gator to declare for NFL

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins is turning pro after an injury plagued season, one that ended with foot surgery. Jenkins missed four games, including the Sugar Bowl, and might not be 100 percent for the NFL combine in February. Nonetheless, the junior from Olney, Md., announced his decision to enter the NFL on Monday. He joins safety Matt Elam, defensive...
Via Fox Sports South
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jenkins latest Florida player to declare for NFL

Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins is turning pro after an injury plagued season, one that ended with foot surgery. Jenkins missed four games, including the Sugar Bowl, and might not be 100 percent for the NFL combine in February. Nonetheless, the junior from Olney, Md., announced his decision to enter the NFL on Monday. He joins safety Matt Elam, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

UF linebacker Jelani Jenkins declares for draft

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins is turning pro after an injury plagued season, one that ended with foot surgery. Jenkins missed four games, including the Sugar Bowl, and might not be 100 percent for the NFL combine in February. Nonetheless, the junior from Olney, Md., announced his decision to enter the NFL on Monday. He joins safety Matt Elam, defensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Wanted: Any 5th year transfer in FBS

Bruce Feldman's tweet about Florida Offensive Lineman Matt Patchan being interested in BC got me thinking. Why stop with just guys Addazio has a relationship with? Addazio and his staff should be making a grand push to get any interested and eligible fifth year to come to BC next season. It is a stop gap measure that could pay a nice dividend in Year 1.The current recruiting...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
December 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida S Saunders, OL Patchan leaving program

Florida safety De'Ante Saunders and offensive tackle Matt Patchan are leaving the program. Coach Will Muschamp announced the pending transfers Thursday after the fourth-ranked Gators landed in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl. Muschamp says ''I think they needed a fresh start and that's all I've got to say about it.'' Saunders, a sophomore from DeLand...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Muschamp announces two transfers

Florida head coach Will Muschamp announced two transfers when the team landed in New Orleans on Thursday morning. Sophomore safety Pop Saunders and redshirt junior offensive lineman Matt Patchan have both left the team and will pursue the opportunity to play somewhere else.
Via florida.scout.com
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Transfer News: Matt Patchan and De’Ante Saunders To Leave Florida Gators

We’re back from the holidays, but two (now former) Florida Gators won’t be. Redshirt junior offensive lineman Matt Patchan and sophomore safety De’Ante “Pop” Saunders are leaving the program. Patchan came to the Gators out of Tampa, FL (Armwood) in 2008. After being one of the nation’s most sought after recruits, he saw immediate playing time as a freshman. After spending...
Via The Bull Gator
December 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Muschamp tabs Driskel as UF's starting QB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. It is now sophomore quarterback Jeff Driskels turn. Driskel got word Monday morning in a meeting with Gators coach Will Muschamp that he will make his first career start at quarterback on Saturday at Texas A&M. Driskel lined up at receiver on the first play of Saturdays win over Bowling Green. Driskel then took over for Jacoby Brissett after the first snap...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Patchan is Sunny Side Up

Matt Patchan’s career at the University of Florida has been plagued with injuries. Through the adversity, the redshirt junior offensive lineman has stayed strong. In Patchan’s mind, the Gators have already hit rock bottom. Thus, the only way they can go from here is up.
Via florida.scout.com
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Starting O-lineman a no-go for Gators against Buckeyes

Florida’s opponent in the Gator Bowl won’t be the only team missing a starting player on the offensive side of the ball. Offensive tackle Matt Patchan, who’s battled various injuries throughout his Gators career, aggravated a back injury during practice Thursday afternoon and, as a result, has already been ruled out of the bowl game…
Via College Football Talk
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Florida without RT Patchan for Gator Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida will be without starting right tackle Matt Patchan against Ohio State in the Gator Bowl. Coach Will Muschamp says Patchan injured his upper back during practice and has been ruled out for Monday's game. Xavier Nixon, who has struggled all season and was eventually benched, likely will move back into the starting lineup against the Buckeyes...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Gators OL Patchan to miss bowl vs. Buckeyes

Florida's already thin offensive line got a little thinner for the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl when coach Will Muschamp announced offensive tackle Matt Patchan will miss the game with an upper back injury.
Via ESPN
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Florida without RT Patchan (back) for Gator Bowl

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida will be without starting right tackle Matt Patchan against Ohio State in the Gator Bowl.
Via SI.com
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Florida without tackle Patchan against Ohio State

Florida will be without starting right tackle Matt Patchan against Ohio State in the Gator Bowl.
Via CBSSports.com
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Florida without tackle Patchan against Ohio State

Florida will be without starting right tackle Matt Patchan against Ohio State in the Gator Bowl.
Via CBSSports.com
December 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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