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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
8 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Ravens agree with Timmy Jernigan

The Ravens, who began their rookie minicamp on Friday, have struck deals with two more draft picks. According to agent Sunny Shah, the Ravens have agreed to terms with Florida State defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan, the club’s second-round pick (No. 48 overall). Also, the Ravens have signed Coastal Carolina running back Lorenzo Taliaferro, one of their fourth-round selections...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 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

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 on my phone."...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 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

BR Scouting Report: DT Timmy Jernigan

The Bears need help at defensive tackle and many have pegged Florida State’s Timmy Jernigan as a fit in the first round. We break down film from the former Seminole’s 2013 campaign.
Via chi.scout.com
February 08, 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

FSU DT Timmy Jernigan On Beating The SEC: “We Proved Those Guys Aren’t Gods”

Tonight’s BCS National Championship Game was one for the ages, resulting in a 34-31 victory for the Florida State Seminoles over the Auburn Tigers. The win was also an enormous one for the college football world outside of the SEC — the Southeastern Conference’s seven-year national title streak has finally ended. Florida State’s star defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan was particularly...
Via College Spun
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

BCS Game Day News and Notes: Florida State Style

Even before the game is played, there is plenty to talk about as Florida State prepares for the BCS Championship game against Auburn.While the Seminoles already know that defensive back Lemarcus Joyner and tackle Cameron Erving will be high draft picks in May’s NFL Draft.But who follows the two players to the NFL is anyone’s guess. Two players in particular, defensive tackle...
Via Football Nation
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: BCS Championship Prospect Scouting Preview – Auburn vs. Florida State

This is it. The National Championship Game. The final game of the college football season. It’s disheartening to see it end, but it’s been a fantastic 2013-2014 season. And the BCS Title Game features the Heisman winner in Jamies Winston and the coach of the year Gus Malzahn in what should be a tremendous chess match including a boatload of NFL talent. Not only are both...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU Football: Jernigan could be most important Seminole in Pasadena

Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan may be the most important ‘Nole in Pasadena. (Seminoles.com) Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan could have huge impact against Auburn Less than a week remains until Auburn takes on top-ranked Florida State for the BCS National Championship. Most of the talk surrounding the contest addresses the concern of how Florida State will try to stop the potent...
Via isportsweb.com
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Auburn-Florida St. Preview

Much maligned throughout its 16 years of existence, the Bowl Championship Series is going out with a bang. In its final year before yielding to the highly anticipated College Football Playoff, the BCS has delivered a title-game matchup that's evoking little debate about a pairing of teams that took very different roads to the Rose Bowl for this Jan. 6 showdown. Top-ranked and...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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