Jaguars Rookie Class Creating Fantasy Value

By many analysts standpoints the Jaguars had an extremely impressive draft but many football fans are asking how are they going to impact my fantasy team. Here is how each player will impact your fantasy team.Blake BortlesBlake was the first quarterback selected in the 2014 NFL Draft at number 3 overall. This will usually translate into a good number 2 QB option because they will...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars News and Notes: Telvin Smith Signs

Five down, four to go.The Jacksonville Jaguars continue to sign rookie draft picks and inch closer to having their entire class signed.The team announced earlier this week that fifth round linebacker Telvin Smith has become the latest to sign on the dotted line, bring the total number of players under contract to five. Smith, one of the team’s two fifth-round draft choices, signed...
Via Football Nation
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

A Mock Finale

And then it was time. That’s right Cowboys fans; the 2014 NFL draft is finally here. Little more than three months after Super Bowl XLVIII the 2014 NFL draft is set to get underway Thursday night. It’s about damn time. Thanks to a well-publicized scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall this year’s draft was moved back to May 8th. Normally, the NFL fan’s incessant need...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DT Jernigan, QB Mettenberger amongst Combine's failed drug tests

Could a failed drug test actually increase the odds of the Patriots landing Mettenberger?There are few certainties in life: death, taxes and the NFL's "confidential" combine drug testing results getting leaked to the public.The names are out now and there's a few notable prospects on the list this year. Chief amongst them are Florida State's Timmy Jernigan and...
Via Patriots Life
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 10-Plus NFL Draft Prospects Flagged For Drug Test At Combine

The record number of underclassmen who declared for the 2014 NFL draft brought increased immaturity to the NFL Scouting Combine. More than 10 prospects were flagged for drug tests in February, FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reported Monday. LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger and Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan each had diluted urine samples, which would trigger a failed test...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: The Repercussions Of Failed Drug Tests

The NFL Combine is a national event where NFL hopefuls can show scouts and coaches why they deserve to be selected high in the upcoming draft. While the 40-yard dash, vertical jump, and more athletic skill challenges are the focal point of the NFL combine, it is what goes on behind closed doors that can make a significant impact on a players rise or fall on draft boards.Every year...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

10+ NFL Prospects Failed Drug Tests at Combine

With the NFL draft just days away, there isn’t good news for some of the top draft prospects. Earlier it was reported that Seantrel Henderson had tested positive for marijuana at the NFL Combine. New names have been added to that list, and some of the names are startling. Top prospects Timmy Jernigan and Zach Mettenberger have also been named as failing drug tests at the Combine...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Mock Pick List: New York Giants

AP IMAGES Moving on to the team with the 12th overall pick, I mock the New York Giants Traded 1-12 to the Browns for 1-26 3-7 and 3-19 Round 1 Pick 26 (CLE): Dee Ford, DE, Auburn (B) Round 2 Pick 11: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington (A-) Round 3 Pick 7 (CLE): DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State (A) Round 3 Pick 10: Billy Turner, OT, North Dakota State (A) Round 3 Pick 19 (CLE...
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April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Thursday 4/24

  Here’s a collection of reports from Thursday regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors: Texas Tech TE Jace Amaro had a pre-draft visit with the Jets on Wednesday. (Manish Mehta) South Carolina WR Bruce Ellington is working out for the Falcons. (Ian Rapoport) Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews has also worked out for the Falcons. (Vaughn McClure) Florida State LB Telvin...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Telvin Smith Scouting Report

Telvin Smith LB Florida State #22 Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 218 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Smith can be an effective weapon but every team will view him different due to his lack of size. He isn’t the type of linebacker who can mix it up on the line...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Pass-Rush Possibilities in the 2014 NFL Draft

The New York Jets have many needs this offseason, luckily carrying 12 picks in this year’s draft to fill some holes and make upgrades. Featured image: Stacy Revere/Getty Images Last season, the Jets ranked t-13th in sacks, with 41. That is a nice improvement from 2012, when the team only reached the 30-sack mark (t-25th). Their roster is stacked along the defensive line, but they...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Won the NFL Combine 2014?

Chicago Bears Football --  The NFL combine came to an end last week.  It was certainly not the most exciting NFL event to watch. Yet some pretty amazing players shined and some very cool things went down. Here is a breakdown of who had a good day at the combine and who the Chicago Bears might want to snatch up in the upcoming draft. Dri Archer Coming out of Kent State running...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Players to watch at the Combine

The NFL Combine is under way and even though the Indianapolis Colts do not own a first round pick, does not mean that they will not be paying close attention to players in the next few days. The Colts have major needs at corner, offensive line and secondary. The depth in the year’s draft might help them out. Below is a list of five players every Colts fan should be watching in...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Combine Standout - Florida State Seminoles Telvin Smith NFL Draft Report

Florida State Seminoles Telvin Smith In 2013, Telvin Smith was FSUs leading tackler (90) and one of the senior leaders who has played a huge role on and off the field in leading the Seminoles to a 14-0 record and the 2013 VIZIO BCS National Championship. Smith had the game of his life, recording a career-best 15 tackles, to lead FSU past No. 2 Auburn, 34-31, in the na...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Senior Bowl: Interview Notes with David Fales, Logan Thomas, Jimmy Garoppolo, and More

I got the chance to interview a handful of players throughout the week, with most of them coming on Senior Bowl Monday during “Media Night”. With a scouting-focused approach in mind (as opposed to a recording/media driven interview, which are also great resources too), I tried to glean as much as I could from these players as it relates to what they may become mentally and...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU's Telvin Smith has big hopes for NFL

Telvin Smith spent his high school football career in constant transition. He started at safety, went to defensive end, then settled into being a linebacker, where the position became his preference and best fit his personality. “I just like the fact it’s in the middle of everything. It’s the heart of the defense,” said Smith, a Valdosta, Ga., native, who became a big part...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State players look to boost NFL Draft stock at Senior Bowl

Less than two weeks after they celebrated a national championship, four Florida State seniors quickly began the transition to the NFL. Linebackers Christian Jones and Telvin Smith, safety Terrence Brooks and center Bryan Stork have been working this week at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. They will play for the South squad in Saturday's game, which will air at 4 p.m. on the NFL...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft big board top 100 prospects

Here is the College Football Universe 2014 NFL Draft Big Board. There are over 100 players graded with their listed height, weight, and school along with a further breakdown of the top 100 players' pros, cons, and draft-round grade stock. There are a record 98 underclassmen players who have eligibility to enter the draft.  Factors considered when grading players:Speed, quickness...
Via College Football Universe
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Telvin Smith Florida State Seminoles NFL Draft Breakdown

Telvin Smith enjoyed another great season at Florida State. The Seminoles linebacker was the teams starter at weakside linebacker after spending the last two seasons playing in the middle. Has great range, instincts and athleticism, which allows him to shoot the gap well and consistently make plays in the backfield.
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Christian Jones Florida State NFL Draft Breakdown

I take football seriously, said Florida State linebacker Christian Jones at the Senior Bowl. I know I'm a pretty good player, but I also understand a lot of stuff I can do to get better. One of the top overall athletes on the team and FSU's top returning tackler who started all 14 games at weakside linebacker in 2012. Made the move to middle linebacker in new defensive coordinator Jerem...
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tim Tebow almost predicts the exact score to the BCS National Title

Tim Tebow impressed in his ESPN analyst debut. When asked for his game prediction, Tebow answered with: “With Jameis Winston and Telvin Smith, leadership in the fourth quarter, I think they win 35-31.” Jameis Winston went on to lead Florida State to a game winning pass to Kelvin Benjamin in the last minute of the game as the Seminoles went on to win 34-31. Tebow was one point...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State Seminoles dynamic LB duo screams of NFL talent

Florida State scouting notes, on pair of stand out linebackers. My work for the NFL Draft Bible, on staff for the Texas vs. The Nation All-Star game in Allen, TX to help in player evaluation and my internship over the summer with the newly hired Winnipeg Blue Bombers Assistant General Manager, Director of Player Personnel Ted Goveia, speaks volumes on my behalf of my own track record in rega...
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU vs Duke: Postgame Interviews

Jimbo Fisher, Jameis Winston, Telvin Smith, and Lamarcus Joyner give their thoughts on Florida State's win over Duke, defending their ACC Title, and getting a shot at a national championship.
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: Syracuse game preview

Nate Andrews and the Florida State defense will look to stop Syracuse. (Photo courtesy of 247 Sports) Seminoles look to complete perfect ACC slate vs. Orange After clinching a spot in the ACC Championship with a 59-3 victory over Wake Forest, second-ranked Florida State will return home on Saturday for its final ACC game of the season. The Seminoles are 9-0, ranked second in the...
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Rout of Clemson catapults FSU, ACC to national forefront

CLEMSON, S.C. Telvin Smith could not even wait for the fourth quarter to come around before seeking out Lawrence Dawsey to reminisce. With their Seminoles routing a top-five opponent on the road, the Florida State linebacker and passing game coordinator could afford a quick back-and-forth on the early '90s, dominance and the long-awaited ascension of a past powerhouse. "...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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