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LSU has 8 defensive players drafted

LSU opponents often felt as if they were playing an NFL defense when they faced the Tigers. Turns out, they weren't wrong. The Tigers had eight defensive players selected during the three-day, seven-round NFL draft. LSU defenders started coming off the board Thursday in the first round when outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo went No. 6 to Cleveland; safety Eric Reid also...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Complete Seahawks 2013 NFL Draft Class

Complete Seahawks 2013 NFL Draft Class Round 2. 30 (62) Christine Michael Round 3. 25 (87) Jordan Hill DT Penn State Round 4. 26 (123) Chris Harper WR KState Round 5. 5 (138) (From Raiders) Jesse Williams DT Bama ROund 5. 25 (158) Luke Willson TE Rice Round 5. 32 (165) (From Ravens) Tharold Simon DB LSU Round 6. 26 (194) Spencer Ware RB LSU Round 7. 14 (220) (From Saints...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Round 4 + 5 Seahawks Draft RecapThe Seahawks kicked off their third day of t...

Round 4 + 5 Seahawks Draft Recap The Seahawks kicked off their third day of the 2013 NFL Draft this morning by selecting Kansas St. wide receiver Chris Harper in the 4th round. With the first of 3 picks in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Seahawks selected Alabama defensive tackle Jesse Williams. The Seahawks traded into the spot, sending the Lions the 165th and 199th...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome to Seattle Tharold Simon…Cornerback LSU

Headline: Seahawks 5th round pick (138) Seahawk’s 5th round selection (138). Earlier in the day the Seattle Seahawks filled a need when they elected Kansas State wide receiver Chris Harper. Then the Seahawks traded a 5th and a 6th pick to Detroit to select defensive tackle Jesse Williams. Name: Tharold Simon Position: Cornerback College: LSU Height: 6’2″ Weight: 202 lbs. 40...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Simon drafted two days after arrest

The Seattle Seahawks selected LSU cornerback Tharold Simon with the 138th overall pick in the fifth-round of the NFL draft, just two days after he was arrested in his hometown of Eunice, La. Simon was arrested Thursday night on charges of public intimidation, resisting an officer and a noise violation. He was released on bond. His agent, Peter Schaffer, said he is certain Simon...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Browns trade 5th round pick to Colts for 4th rounder in 2014

The Browns have traded away a pick for the second time in the 2013 draft, sending their 2013 5th rounder to Indianapolis in exchange for the Colts’ 4th round pick in 2013. The Browns now have traded out of the 2013 draft twice in favor of adding a higher valued pick in 2014. Cleveland also tradrf their 4th round selection for Pittsburgh’s 3rd rounder next year. This is frustrating...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Draft - With the 138th pick, the Seahawks select...

...cornerback Tharold Simon from LSU.  Aside from helping me prove my theory that parents don't know what a real human name looks like anymore (maybe it's just because I live in Eugene, but my kids have classmates with names like Badger, Cessna, etc.), Simon is the sort of big-bodied defensive back Carroll loves to stock up on: 6'2", 202 lbs, 4.5 second forty, and...
Via Seahawk Addicts
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Trouble for another LSU DB

Tyrann Mathieu may not have been selected Thursday in the first round of the NFL Draft (it was in Round 3 to Arizona ), but at least the Honey Badger can take comfort in knowing that he didn't have the worst night among LSU defensive backs hoping to go pro. According to KATC.com , former Tigers cornerback Tharold Simon was arrested Thursday in his hometown of Eunice, La., where...
Via Fox Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

CB Simon arrested on draft night

Former LSU cornerback and NFL draft prospect Tharold Simon is facing possible charges in his hometown of Eunice for his alleged treatment of a police officer who ordered Simon to move his parked car out of the street. Simon's agent, Peter Schaffer, disputes police accounts and says the officer overacted in a ''shameful'' abuse of power. According to a police...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-LSU CB Simon arrested; agent disputes report

Former LSU cornerback and NFL draft prospect Tharold Simon is facing possible charges in his hometown of Eunice for his alleged treatment of a police officer who ordered Simon to move his parked car out of the street. Simon's agent, Peter Schaffer, disputes police accounts and says the officer overacted in a ''shameful'' abuse of power. According to a police...
Via AP on Fox
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU Draft Prospect Tharold Simon Arrested During The Draft

LSU Cornerback Tharold Simon is expecting to hear his named called at some point during the NFL Draft.  Simon may have made that wait a little longer with his actions on Thursday. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Simon was arrested in Eunice, Louisiana and charged with public intimidation, resisting an officer and unnecessary noise violation. Police allege that an officer...
Via Thacover2
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU Draft Prospect Tharold Simon Arrested During The Draft

LSU Cornerback Tharold Simon is expecting to hear his named called at some point during the NFL Draft.  Simon may have made that wait a little longer with his actions on Thursday. Pro Football Talk is reporting that Simon was arrested in Eunice, Louisiana and charged with public intimidation, resisting an officer and unnecessary noise violation. Police allege that an officer...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU CB Tharold Simon to Eunice Police: I own this town

Former LSU cornerback Tharold Simon was expected to be taken somewhere in the middle rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft, but an unexpected event may have caused his stock to take a nosedive. According to KATC-TV, Simon was arrested on Thursday night in Eunice, Louisiana for allegedly intimidating a police officer. Police said Simon’s car was blocking a street when an officer asked him...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tharold Simon’s agent claims ’20 witnesses’ say former LSU star is innocent

Tharold Simon was arrested on the day of the 2013 NFL Draft, but his agent says the former LSU defensive back has done nothing wrong.
Via Gamedayr
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former LSU defensive back Tharold Simon gets arrested in the midst of NFL Draft, just hours ...

(Photo Courtesy: KTLA.com) Apparently, being an NFL Draft hopeful from LSU and also getting in trouble with the law aren’t mutually exclusive things. That’s because in the midst of an NFL Draft where one of the biggest questions remains where Tyrann Mathieu will be selected after a slew of failed drug tests and an October arrest, another former Bayou Bengal was in...
Via Bloguin Best
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 2013 NFL Draft hopeful Tharold Simon arrested on Thursday night

Former LSU cornerback and draft hopeful Tharold Simon was reportedly arrested on Thursday night in his hometown of Eunice, LA.
Via Gamedayr
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
POLICE BLOTTER

Ex-LSU DB arrested during NFL Draft

Former LSU defensive back and NFL hopeful Tharold Simon reportedly was arrested on Thursday night for allegedly threatening a police officer.

Via Crystal Ball Run
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Latest Round Of Pre Draft Visitors Are All Defensive Backs

The Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing to host pre draft visitors on Tuesday as Connecticut corner Blidi Wreh-Wilson, safety Duke Williams, FSU cornerback Xavier Rhodes, William & Mary cornerback B.W. Webb and LSU cornerback Tharold Simon are all visiting. Wreh-Wilson, who measures in at 6006, 195 pounds, missed the bulk of the 2011 season with a knee injury, but returned...
Via Steelers Depot
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Triple Shot: San Francisco 49ers

Triple Shot: San Francisco 49ers   By Eric Judd   @ericjuddTSHQ   San Francisco 49ers Major Need: Cornerback   Best Shot: Desmond Trufant CB Washington. Sitting at (nearly) the end of the first round, San Francisco won’t be in a position to draft the class’ top cornerback. Trufant, however would provide an immediate upgrade to, and replacement for, Chris Culliver, who...
Via The Sports Headquarters
February 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Eight Juniors Leaving LSU Early for NFL Draft

It's a fire sale! Everything must go! Or so it seems with LSU as a total of 8 juniors have announced that they are leaving school early to enter the NFL draft. It's an unprecedented amount of early departures for LSU, a team that has seen it's share of juniors leaving early but never in this much bulk before. LB Kevin Minter, S Eric Reid, P Brad Wing, RB Spencer Ware...
Via Saturday Night Slant
January 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: LSU Tigers Lose At Least Three Starters To Early Entry

As if the sting of a last second loss to the Clemson Tigers in the Chick-fil-A Bowl was not enough, the fans of the LSU Tigers were just dealt some more bad news. Having already announced his decision to leave LSU to enter the 2013 NFL Draft, linebacker Kevin Minter became the first of what could turn out to be a handful of Tigers to declare for early entry in April’s upcoming...
Via thepigskinreport.com
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

LSU's Reid, Simon, Wing, Ware to enter draft

BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU says safety Eric Reid, cornerback Tharold Simon, running back Spencer Ware and punter Brad Wing say they are entering the NFL draft. Those decisions mean the Tigers will lose at least three defensive regulars, with linebacker Kevin Minter also having informed the school he'd be leaving this week. Reid and Minter both were named AP second-team All-America...
Via Fox Sports South
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: LSU Adds Another Defensive Junior to Draft in Tharold Simon

LSU's defense wasn't loaded with seniors this year, likely a reason they struggled in multiple SEC games this year and seemed unpolished and inconsistent. However, even after losing Morris Claiborne to the draft and Tyrann Mathieu to suspension/removal from the team, the secondary wasn't viewed as potentially having a big let down, with safety Eric Reid and cornerback...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Chick-fil-A Bowl Preview: LSU vs. Clemson

In maybe the most talent-laden game of the whole Bowl Season, LSU and Clemson face off as two teams who entered the season with BCS title aspirations and fell just short. Both teams are loaded with talent, especially underclassmen who may strongly consider the NFL (mostly LSU in that area). We have junior quarterbacks with a lot to prove, impact defenders hoping to put a stamp...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

The Battle For The Shiny Golden Boot—LSU vs. Arkansas

The Battle For The Shiny Golden Boot—LSU vs. ArkansasCourtesy of lsusports.net LSU traveled to Fayetteville for the first time since 1992. The last time LSU went to Fayetteville, they did not come out with a win. This time, they came out with a win as predicted. Now, if you are a true LSU fan you know very well that this game is rarely a blow out. The Tigers won 20-13. Just when...
Via BeyondUSports
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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