Bills sign rookie cornerback Darby to 4-year, $4.6M deal

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have signed their top draft pick, cornerback Ronald Darby, to a four-year contract worth close to $4.6 million. The Bills announced the signing on Tuesday. A person familiar with the deal revealed the terms of the contract to The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills do not disclose that information...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Selecting Ronald Darby was the right pick for the Buffalo Bills

Despite being stacked at cornerback, at pick 50 the Buffalo Bills selected cornerback Ronald Darby and it was the right pick for the team going forward. Ronald Darby should also feel at home in Buffalo since there are five others on the team that played for the Florida State Seminoles, four were drafted and that are still on the team since 2012. Why picking Ronald Darby makes...
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Seminoles break draft record

Florida State was able to get a win over arch-rival Miami and set an NFL draft record in the process. The Seminoles witnessed 11 players get selected in the 2015 draft, giving FSU a total of 29 players picked by NFL teams over the past three years, breaking the Hurricanes’ record for most players drafted in a three-year span (28), which was shared with USC (2008-2010). FSU got...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Recap of the Buffalo Bills 2015 NFL draft

The Buffalo Bills have been one of the most aggressive teams this offseason acquiring a multitude of talented players. Stars like LeSean McCoy will make the team a lot better, but the draft is the perfect place to fill other holes that are equally important. The Bills did exactly that by addressing needs and finding good, young talent to add to their roster. The competition for starting...
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU Ties School-Record with 11 Taken in Draft

Florida State tied a school-record with 11 players taken over the 3-day 2015 NFL Draft. The 11 selections equaled the record total set just two years ago. FSU also broke a record previously held by Miami from 2002-04 for picks over a 3-year span with 29. After Jameis Winston went first overall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Cameron Erving went 19th to the Cleveland Browns in the...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills Take 3 Florida State Seminoles In NFL Draft, Are Now #FSUNorth

Florida State is dominating this NFL Draft, with 11 players selected this year. The Buffalo Bills were especially bullish on the Seminoles, taking three in their six picks: Ronald Darby, Karlos Williams, and Nick O’Leary. The Bills’ social media manager is embracing that fact, and has referred to the team as #FSUNorth. You mean…go Bills! Same difference today. #FSUNorth https...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills select cornerback Darby with 50th pick in NFL draft

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have selected Florida State defensive back Ronald Darby with the 50th pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Listed at 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds, Darby played three seasons for the Seminoles, and was the ACC defensive rookie of the year in 2012. The Bills had to wait until the second round to make their first selection. Last year, Buffalo traded...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Will FSU Miss Most From 2014?

Spring practice is underway in Tallahassee as Florida State has the unenviable task of replacing its winningest senior class ever. The Seminoles not only lose seven senior starters on offense, but FSU also loses five players early to the NFL Draft with four coming on defense. The future remains bright for Florida State as the ‘Noles hope to build on three consecutive ACC crowns...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Round Projections for Seminoles Entering the Draft (Pre-Combine)

In a not-so-surprising development, FSU leads the nation with 12 NFL Combine invitees for 2015. The last three years have seen 22 Seminole football players drafted into the NFL, including four taken in the first round. In this time-frame, every position except quarterback, tight end, and offensive guard has been drafted out of FSU. Those three positions have a good chance of being...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU cornerback Ronald Darby to enter 2015 NFL Draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State has announced that cornerback Ronald Darby has decided to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said in a statement Friday he believes Darby has "a chance to be a great pro." Fisher says, "Ronald was a big part of our success here and helped us reach the next level over the last three years." Darby was named ACC defensive...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

FSU cornerback Ronald Darby to enter 2015 NFL Draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State has announced that cornerback Ronald Darby has decided to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said in a statement Friday he believes Darby has "a chance to be a great pro." Fisher says, "Ronald was a big part of our success here and helped us reach the next level over the last three years." Darby was named ACC defensive...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida State cornerback Darby to enter 2015 NFL Draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State has announced that cornerback Ronald Darby has decided to enter the 2015 NFL Draft. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said in a statement Friday he believes Darby has ''a chance to be a great pro.'' Fisher says, ''Ronald was a big part of our success here and helped us reach the next level over the last three years.'' Darby was named ACC defensive...
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida State DB Ronald Darby Lays a Massive Hit on Oregon WR Byron Marshall

When you have two of the top four teams in the nation--like the Oregon Ducks and Florida State Seminoles--playing in a game you hope to see certain things. You want big runs. You want great catches. You want dramatic touchdowns. You want the feeling that the best team truly did win the game.Oh yeah--and you want to see someone get the crap knocked out of them like when FSU defensive...
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January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jameis Winston’s accuser’s attorney: “We feel duped”

One of the attorney’s representing the college student who said Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston allegedly raped her is considering an appeal, after Winston was cleared of violating the FSU student conduct code. “We will consider an appeal but right now we feel a little duped,” Baine Kerr, one of the woman's lawyers, told the Associated Press via The New York Times...
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Darby, 'Noles Come From Behind, Beat 'Canes: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Once again, they found a way to win. The streak is now at 26 games.I was already to write the Florida State obituary about the team that on five occasions had played from behind of nearly lost in the closing moments and despite the play of its Heisman Trophy quarterback – Lady Lucky finally took her ball and went home.By all accounts, FSU was out of the ballgame with Miami from...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Police cited FSU cornerbacks for hit-and-run

Two more Florida State football players are in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons after a report came out alleging the Tallahassee Police Department mishandled a car accident they were involved in. According to a New York Times report from Mike McIntire and Walt Bogdanish, starting cornerbacks P.J. Williams and Ronald Darby fled the scene of a car crash that occurred at 2:37...
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Florida State Cornerbacks Were Involved In A Hit-And-Run In October, Weren’t Charged By Police

Florida State cornerbacks P. J. Williams and Ronald Darby were involved in an early morning hit-and-run in October, according to a report by the New York Times published this afternoon. At roughly 2:37 a.m. E.T. on Oct. 5, Williams drove his car, a Buick Century, onto oncoming traffic. With Darby as his passenger, Williams collided with a car driven by a teenager departing from...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida State set to host Wake Forest

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The Florida State ''No Fly Zone'' has been little more than a catchphrase as opponents have racked up passing yardage on the secondary all season long. The Seminoles pride themselves on shutting down receivers and the nickel package - with a fifth defensive back - has basically become the team's base defense. The production, however, from the secondary hasn...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Things: FSU-Wake Forest

After rallying from 17 points down last week to beat N.C. State 56-41, top-ranked Florida State returns home this Saturday to take on Wake Forest. The Seminoles have shut out the Demon Deacons in each of Wake’s previous two trips to Tallahassee. FSU will look for a third straight victory over Wake Forest and 21 straight overall. Florida State has not defeated Wake Forest three...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Coming off bye week, FSU defensive starters returning to health

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The bye week came at an advantageous time for the Florida State Seminoles, whose defense feature a long list of banged up players through the season's first two games. Three defensive linemen -- starters Eddie Goldman and Nile Lawrence-Stample and reserve Justin Shanks -- suffered lower-leg injuries during a rout of The Citadel on Sept. 6. Additionally, starting...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Power Rankings: BC rises, Hokies fall and can a third team step up?

There were some good things that happened for the ACC last weekend. Boston College knocked off a top-10 team, and the league went 8-2 overall, with one of the defeats coming in conference play. Three ACC teams won road games against FBS foes. All of that sounds good, right? Well, not exactly. A ranked Virginia Tech team, who many thought was "back" after knocking off Ohio State...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State defensive backs ready to shine again

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The Florida State defensive backfield has dubbed itself the ''The No Fly Zone'' after finishing 2013 as the No. 1 pass defense in the country and setting a school record with 26 interceptions. The top-ranked Seminoles will have the opportunity to live up to the moniker when they face Oklahoma State in Arlington, Texas on Saturday. The Cowboys, who employ a...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 1 Florida State Seminoles season preview

The Florida State Seminoles return enough talent to contend for a repeat as national champions. However, it is always difficult for champions capture consecutive titles, but the new College Football Playoff does give four teams a shot at the coveted championship rather than just the long-time traditional two schools.Of course, returning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston leads...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles extremely confident in 'No-Fly Zone' secondary

"Anyone can say we're cocky, we don't care about that. We're convinced we're the best. We're going to work like we're the best ... that's how we are, we want to be the best, we believe we're the best, so we're going to work like the best and play like best." That was Florida State's versatile sophomore safety/cornerback Jalen Ramsey, who leads a talented, deep group of defensive...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-season Position Breakdown: Secondary

The 2013 BCS National Champions will be getting their 2014 campaign underway in Dallas on August 30th. After winning its first national championship in 14 years last season, Florida State looks to have a very good shot at defending its title. Though quarterback Jameis Winston will garner most of the attention, FSU looks to be solid from top to bottom as Noled Out continues its position...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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