A Film Review of Atlanta Falcons Rookie Linebacker Prince Shembo

Matt Cashore- USA Today Sports Stephen Lee Atlanta Falcons Writer The Atlanta Falcons entered the draft with a major need for an edge rusher.  It caught most everyone off guard when Thomas Dimitroff waited until the bottom of the fourth round to finally turn his attention to the Falcons ailing pass rush and select Prince Shembo with the No. 139 pick.  At this point in most Falcons...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 NFL Draft Recap

As eluded in yesterday's draft recap on the first 2 days of the 2014 NFL Draft, the Fighting Irish, under Brian Kelly- continue to buck a hapless trend of previous regimes that not only failed to achieve success on the field- but couldn't recruit and develope even modestly compared to what Brian Kelly and staff have done in 5 years since his arrival in South Bend.8 players and free...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons draft Florida State RB Freeman, Notre Dame LB Shembo

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons hope Florida State's Devonta Freeman can help revive the NFL's worst rushing attack. And they believe that Notre Dame linebacker Prince Shembo and Syracuse linebacker Marquis Spruill bring depth to a position that's been hurt by injuries to Sean Weatherspoon the last two years. Atlanta drafted Freeman with the third pick of the fourth round...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince Shembo Drafted By The Atlanta Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons selected linebacker, Prince Shembo, in the 4th round of the NFL Draft with the 139th pick overall. With the 139th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons select Prince Shembo, LB. Notre Dame. — Dion Caputi (@nfldraftupdate) May 10, 2014 Shembo is yet another Notre Dame player from that phenomenal 2012 defense that has now been picked in the NFL Draft...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons 4th round recap: A new running back and outside linebacker join the team

With the 103rd pick Atlanta drafted: Devonta Freeman, RB, FSU. The versatile running back will become a day one contributor in the Falcons offense. A projected Day 2 selection, Atlanta got a lot of value with Freeman. At FSU, he rushed for 1,016 yards and 14 touchdowns last season. He is a physical runner, fits Atlanta’s new zone-block scheme. He split carries at FSU, so he does...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

My Top 25 Day Three Targets for the Green Bay Packers: 2014 NFL Draft

Jordan Tripp, LB, Montana Jordan Tripp, OLB, Montana –  Quick, high motor, top performer in 3-cone and shuttle drills Trevor Reilly, OLB, Utah – tough, physical competitor – average athleticism. Prince Shembo, OLB, Notre Dame – Tenacious, physical player – run stuffing edge LB. Carl Bradford, OLB, Arizona State – Undersized, short arms, aggressive tackler, good blitzer...
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: 2014 NFL Draft-Round 1 Recap

It's no secret Notre Dame has lacked in propelling players from South Bend to the NFL in recent years.Within the last 2 years alone- that trend has moved upward and diminishes drastically failed efforts from the likes of Ty Willingham and Charlie Weis to develope and transcend their recruits to the NFL.For the 2014 Draft- the usual suspects of Nix, Tuitt and Martin peek near the...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame LB Prince Shembo Visited the Green Bay Packers

The 2014 NFL Draft is right around the corner and with the annual selection meeting getting closer and closer, teams are going into overdrive as they finalize their evaluations and set their draft boards. It’s during this time of year that teams bring in prospects for visits to their facility. Every team in the NFL uses these visits differently. The Packers tend to use these...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Monday

  Here’s a collection of reports from Monday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: Indiana WR Cody Latimer spent the weekend visiting with the Ravens. (Ian Rapoport) Northern Illinois S Jimmie Ward has been cleared to begin running after his recent tests on his surgically repaired foot came back positive. (Adam Caplan) Arizona State OLB Carl Bradford has had pre...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-10 OLB’s: who should the Browns draft?

Despite the Browns being extremely successful on defense last season, there is one position of need for the team on that side of the ball – outside linebacker. Last season, starting OLB Craig Robertson really didn’t cut it, and defensive coordinator Ray Horton even admitted that he only had “an adequate season.” The team needs much more depth here. With that being said, here...
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March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince Shembo NFL Draft Interview

DraftSeason: Prince, what are you currently doing to prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft? Prince Shembo: I’m currently home and I work out with my high school coach.  I have also been taking yoga classes 3-4 times/week while I’ve been home. DraftSeason: What would you say is your greatest strength and weakness as a player? Prince...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Fighting Irish News and Notes

The 2014 Notre Dame season is on it's way with the recent completion of National Signing Day.Some noteworthy items from NSD, the NFL Combine and dates to remember:National Signing Day Recap:From the February 2 story "National Signing Day", of note were a few recruits that remained possible commits for the Irish that leaned in the direction of other schools..My how things pan out...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince Shembo reveals he was accused of sexual battery by Lizzy Seeberg

Three and a half years after Lizzy Seeberg committed suicide after her sexual battery allegations were slowly investigated by Notre Dame, the identity of the football player accused of committing sexual battery against her has been revealed. Prince Shembo, who has been a starting linebacker for Notre Dame since his sophomore season and is now […]
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-ND LB admits role in 2010 Seeberg case

Former Notre Dame linebacker and NFL outside linebacker prospect Prince Shembo admitted he was the player investigated in the 2010 case of a student at St. Mary's College who claimed she was inappropriately touched.
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame LB admits he was investigated in sexual assault case

Former Notre Dame linebacker Prince Shembo admitted today at the NFL Combine that he was the player at the center of a 2010 investigation into sexual assault allegations made by a former Saint Mary’s College student, Lizzy Seeberg. Seeberg informed police that a Notre Dame football player touched her inappropriately. Just days later, the young […]Continue reading...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Football: Recruiting class should help Irish reload on defense

Brian Kelly brought home a top-10 recruiting class for Notre Dame earlier this week. By the time the dust settled, Notre Dame had locked up 23 top recruits. The class includes 14 new defensive players, which should help the Irish defense reload over the next couple of years. Notre Dame has lost many strong defensive performers since their national title run 2 seasons ago. After this...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Prince Shembo NFL Draft Scouting Report

Notre Dame Prince Shembo finished his career as one of the top defensive players on the team. In Shembo's final season, he recorded 48 tackles and 5.5 sacks. His outstanding play earned him an invite the East-West Shrine Game. Throughout the history of the East-West Shrine Game, players have been chosen because they are the very best in the country. In fact, there are 246 form...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Prince Shembo NFL Draft Podcast from East West Shrine Game

Notre Dame Prince Shembo finished his career as one of the top defensive players on the team. In Shembo's final season, he recorded 48 tackles and 5.5 sacks. His outstanding play earned him an invite the East-West Shrine Game. I'm a better athlete than they give me credit for, said Shembo awaiting his first practice in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Shembo is going to p...
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

East West Shrine Top Performers Notre Dame Prince Shembo, San Jose State Chandler Jones, Ole Miss Ja'mes Logan, North Carolina Tre Boston

A staple in college football since 1925, the game has consistently proven to be a launch pad for players seeking professional careers in the NFL. The East-West Shrine Game is the longest running college all-star game in the country. More than 100 players from the 88th East-West Shrine Game signed with professional football teams in 2013. On average, more than 275 East-West Shr...
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Prince Shembo switching positions East West Shrine Game

Notre Dame Prince Shembo finished his career as one of the top defensive players on the team. In Shembo's final season, he recorded 48 tackles and 5.5 sacks. His outstanding play earned him an invite the East-West Shrine Game. I'm a better athlete than they give me credit for, said Shembo awaiting his first practice in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Shembo is going to put his athl...
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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