TIMMY JERNIGAN NEWS

Guest Blogger: Tomahawk Nation

This is a similar setup to last year. Florida State enters the game undefeated and among the nation's top ranked teams. We know the big names. We know what to expect. But things are not always that simple. FSU has not rolled over opponents this year. Winston is not the center of college football and their defense is not suffocating like last year's unit. To get a better feel...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Rookie Timmy Jernigan rocks Orioles jersey at Miami-FSU

The Ravens second round pick Timmy Jernigan has slowly but surely worked his way back from injury and into the rotation in the Ravens’ defensive line. He has posted impressive performances of late, and has displayed impressive power and quickness, showing the ability to disrupt the line and get into the backfield. With the Ravens on bye this past week, the players were free to...
Via cover32 - Ravens
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State's defense has look of nation's best in last five years

Florida State has played two games in 2014, and so far we haven’t seen the best version of the Seminoles’ defense, which was a primary reason why many picked them in the preseason to repeat as national champions. Having lost key starters to the NFL like second-round draft picks Lamarcus Joyner and Timmy Jernigan, third-rounder Terrence Brooks and fifth-rounder Telvin Smith, it’s...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Replacement defensive unit looking impressive for FSU in preseason

The Florida State Seminoles lost four starters from last year's No. 1 ranked scoring defense. Defensive back Lamarcus Joyner, linebackers Telvin Smith and Christian Jones and defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan all left for the NFL. The defense was arguably hit the hardest by Jernigan's departure. The team leader in tackles for loss (11.0) and second in sacks (4.5), he demanded...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU Football 2014: 12 Steps To Another National Title

Nine days and counting. There may not be a bigger FSU fan on Football Nation than myself – waiting for my alma mater, FSU, to defend its national title this season. Starting the year off in Dallas against Oklahoma State is just the right way to get things started.According to Athlon Sports, Florida State ended the SEC’s run of dominance with a 34-31 victory over Auburn to win...
Via Football Nation
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU’s Match-ups to Watch in August & September

The beginning of the 2014 college football season is upon us as Florida State looks to become repeat national championships and the first winner of college football’s 4-team playoff. While the schedule for Florida State is beefed up from a season ago, it begins with some key contests in the first month of the season. Here’s a look at Florida State’s match-up to watch for in...
Via Noled Out
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles’ Defensive Storylines for 2014

As the 2014 season nears, Florida State looks to become just the fourth team to win consecutive national championships in the last 30 years. FSU enters the season ranked #1 in the coaches poll and on a 16-game winning streak — the longest in the nation. With a match-up with Oklahoma State in Dallas just over three weeks away, here are the story lines that will surround the Florida...
Via Noled Out
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: Florida State Seminoles

In 2013, Florida State finally broke through and won their first National Championship since 1999. In reality there wasn’t a long time between championships but recent Florida State teams had underachieved. Last years team did anything but underachieve. 2015 BSC championship odds favor Florida State, but will they be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take...
Via College Football Zealots
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Pre-season Position Breakdown: Defensive Line

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...
Via Noled Out
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Five Most Underrated Seminoles

After 14 years, Florida State returned to the top of college football in 2014, finishing as national champions with a perfect 14-0 record. As is the case with most national championship teams, Florida State had no shortage of star power. Quarterback Jameis Winston, center Bryan Stork and kicker Roberto Aguayo all won major awards while cornerback Lamarcus Joyner and defensive tackle...
Via Noled Out
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Draft Recap

Timmy Jernigan fell to the second round and Baltimore wasted no time in picking him up (via vavel) 1 (16) – ILB C.J. Mosley- Alabama I had a feeling that general manager Ozzie Newsome was going to go with an Alabama player here, but I thought the Baltimore Ravens were going to take HaHa Clinton-Dix instead of C.J. Mosley. Clinton-Dix slid to the Ravens, but it seems as if the...
Via Grandstand University
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU draft roundup: Fewer picks than 2013, but starting potential exists

Florida State's 2014 draft class was seven, far fewer than the 11 from last year. But of the Seminoles that were chosen, most have a very good chance to start as rookies and could provide immediate dividends. Kelvin Benjamin landed with Carolina, which was in desperate need of a No. 1 receiver. Benjamin is very much a work in progress but has tremendous upside. The Rams drafted...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens draft for Defense in Rounds 2 and 3…

…And just for fun they picked a tight end, too… Baltimore took Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan with their second-round pick Friday night. Jernigan, 6-foot-2 and 300 pounds, could be paired next to Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to add some major pass rush disruption potential to the defensive tackle rotation. “I was surprised,” Jernigan said. “I didn’t...
Via Ravens Football Machine
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Seminoles Go On Second Day of Draft

After wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin became the 40th Florida State player ever to be taken in the first round and the first FSU receiver in 12 years, three different Seminoles heard their names called on Friday as the 2014 NFL Draft resumed. Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan was thought to be the second Seminole to go, but to the surprise of many, cornerback Lamarcus Joyner was selected...
Via Noled Out
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Picks 48-57 (Round 2)

Photo credit: flickr.com via photopin cc Round 2 Pick 48: Baltimore Ravens Timmy Jernigan, defensive tackle, Florida State Seminoles Pick 49: New York Jets Jace Amaro, tight end, Texas Tech University Red Raiders Pick 50: San Diego Chargers (traded from Miami) Jeremiah Attaochu, linebacker, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Pick 51: Chicago Bears Ego Ferguson, defensive tackle, Louisiana...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking back at Seminoles draftees over five years

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State had 11 players drafted in 2013, the most of any program in the nation. And it appears that the Seminoles could come close to that number yet again. Florida State has had 18 first-round picks since 2000, and that number could rise Thursday night when the first round of the draft is held in New York. Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and defensive tackle...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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...
Via Football Nation
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

FSU's Jernigan tested positive for marijuana at combine

Florida State star defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan, widely regarded as a first-round talent in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft, reportedly failed his drug test at the Combine, testing positive for marijuana. On the @FOXSports1 ticker right now: @JayGlazer reporting FSU DT Timmy Jernigan is among those who failed a drug test at scouting combine. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) May 5...
Via Gridiron Grit
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU First Round Picks by NFL Team

The 2014 NFL Draft is less than a week away and Florida State stars like Timmy Jernigan and perhaps even Kelvin Benjamin are expected to go in the first round. Last season, the Seminoles had a school-record 11 players get selected in the draft and all-time, 39 different FSU players have been taken in the first round. Here’s a quick breakdown of those players by which team selected...
Via Noled Out
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former FSU standouts Jernigan, Benjamin hope to make good impressions

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Winning the national championship fulfilled a dream for Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan. But with seven weeks left until the NFL Draft, Jernigan is nearing another life-long dream. "My mom actually saved a picture that I drew in church, when I was in third grade, of an NFL player," Jernigan said. "It's actually the screen saver...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Seminoles take biggest hit at wide receiver following title run

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida State would love to have defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan and wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin back. Or running backs Devonta Freeman and James Wilder. But it could have been much, much worse. Florida State had about a dozen players weighing the option of returning for their senior season or going to the NFL. While the Seminoles will miss the four players...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida St DT Timmy Jernigan entering NFL draft

Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is entering the NFL draft. The university confirmed the decision Thursday. Jernigan was the anchor of the line and commanded double-teams, allowing linebackers to run free and make plays. He was a second-team All-America selection and had 63 tackles, including a team-high 11 for loss, and 4 1/2 sacks. The 6-foot-2, 296-pounder has tremendous...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State DT Timmy Jernigan Will Enter The 2014 NFL Draft

While most Florida State players are still off celebrating their BCS National Championship Game victory over the Auburn Tigers, several Seminoles have been mulling over big decisions: should they stay with the program and try to repeat as national champions or head to the NFL? Earlier this week, FSU’s James Wilder declared for the draft, and today another big name has announced...
Via College Spun
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Respect from the Champs and other links

When Jameis Winston referenced the BC game repeatedly after the BCS Championship Game, most in the media laughed it off. Well he's not the only Seminole singing BC's praises and saying our game was a turning point for them. Here is what DT Timmy Jernigan had to say:"We were down 17-0 against Boston College, I guess everyone forgot about that," Jernigan said angrily...
Via Eagle in Atlanta
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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