2014 SEC West Preview

The current teams of the SEC West I’m not doing specific rankings of the teams, but I do think the winner of the LSU/Alabama game will be the most likely SEC West champion. After that, they go in order of teams I think are most likely to win the division. Since 2003, the top three teams of the SEC West, Alabama, Auburn and LSU, combined for 6 national championships, 3 national...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Draft Ealy, Turner on Day Two

You can call Dave Gettleman quite a few things, Panthers fans. But what you can't call him is a liar.Carolina’s general manager, now in his second year with the organization, had continuously stressed the philosophy of value over need leading up to this year’s draft. And whether that strategy comes from his old stomping grounds in New York or is just rooted deep in his ...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Day 2 Sees Hill, Landry, Ferguson, Turner Go

Ego Ferguson was the surprising second Tiger drafted, by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round. The 51st overall pick, Ego probably went higher than everyone expected he would. Then again, LSU defensive linemen being taken earlier than expected is nothing new. Tyson Jackson was a top 5 overall pick & no one expected it. Michael Brockers came out after just one productive season...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter basics about Carolina Panthers third round pick Trai Turner

The Carolina Panthers didn’t hesitate to finally address the OL in the third round, grabbing a very NFL ready guard in Trai Turner. Here’s the Twitter basics on the pick. Trai Turner, guard from LSU, to Panthers. BPA. — Joe Person (@josephperson) May 10, 2014 With the 92nd overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft the #Panthers select OG Trai Turner out of LSU. #PanthersDraft ...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things you need to know about the Carolina Panthers 3rd round pick Trai Turner

The Carolina Panthers made their third-round selection on Friday night, taking Trai Turner out of LSU. In the coming months, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Panthers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the former LSU guard: 1. He was named to the 2011 PrepStar All-America team. 2. He started seven games in 2012 for LSU after redshirting...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Picks 90-94 (Round 3)

Photo credit: via photopin cc Round 3 Pick 90: Indianapolis Colts Donte Moncrief, wide receiver, Ole Miss(issippi) University Pick 91: Arizona Cardinals (traded from New Orleans) John Brown, wide receiver, Pittsburg State Gorillas (KS) Pick 92: Carolina Panthers Trai Turner, guard, Louisiana State University Tigers Pick 93: Jacksonville Jaguars (traded from New England...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Mid to Late Round Sleepers in the 2014 Draft

Ten Mid to Late Round Offensive Sleepers in the 2014 DraftAaron Murray 6'1 207 QB Georgia- A late season knee injury has caused this former Bulldog to be overlooked by most draftniks, but Murray has strong leadership skills and work ethic both on the practice field and in the film room, he's a tough competitor and by all accounts was loved and respected by teammates and coaches...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Third Round

Here’s the final version of our 2014 NFL Mock Draft. Joe Garcia (Twitter) 2014 NFL Mock Draft  Pick     Team            Player                           Position   School                       65.  HOU  Will Sutton    DT  Arizona State   66.  WAS  Trai Turner  OG  LSU  67.  OAK...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Authority Day 2 Target Board

After one round of the 2014 NFL draft, there is still plenty of top talent available. Here are the players that I’m targeting for Indianapolis on Day 2. Each position is in order of which I’d take the players, followed by the earliest in which I would take said player. For more of what I think could happen on Day 2, check out my primer at Bleacher Report. Wide Receivers Marqise...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Buccaneers final mock draft every round

The clock is about to strike midnight on all of our pre-draft analysis. With that in mind, here’s a final mock draft for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers round by round. Round 1 Pick 7 Johnny Maziel QB – Texas A&M Don’t act like this one surprises you. Head coach Lovie Smith has been smitten by Johnny Football and we know the quarterback position has been given a temporary placeholder...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Interior Linemen

We are very close to the end of this excruciatingly long wait for the NFL Draft. Here is a last minute guide to the interior offensive line prospects teams will be looking at all weekend. Check here for a guide to this year’s offensive tackle prospects. The Top Five (Or Six)  1a) Xavier Su’a-Filo, UCLA (6’4″; 307) Su’a-FIlo is the most NFL ready guard in this draft and...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Optimum Scouting’s Projected Top 100 Picks in the 2014 NFL Draft

Every year, the Huddle Report collects, from the top draft media and evaluators, their projected top 100 prospects to go in the 2014 NFL Draft. Keep in mind that is a projection, and is very different from our Big Board. Below is the list, by position. 1 – Teddy Bridgewater – QB 2 – Blake Bortles – QB 3 – Jimmy Garoppolo – QB 4 – Derek Carr – QB 5 – Johnny Manziel...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL draft top 150 prospects

Our 2014 top 150 prospects Jadeveon Clowney Greg Robinson Khalil Mack Teddy Bridgewater Mike Evans Sammy Watkins Jake Matthews Dom Easley Aaron Donald Eric Ebron CJ Mosely Derek Carr Anthony Barr Dee Ford Taylor Lewan Haha Clinton-Dix Kyle Fuller Odell Beckham Jr Jimmie Ward Louis Nix Deone Bucannon Xavier Su’a Filo Johnny Manziel Jason Verrett Zach Martin Timmy Jernigan Kyle Van...
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May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Breakdown with Mike Detillier

We caught up with NFL Draft guru, Mike Detillier, to find out what he thought about certain LSU players in the upcoming NFL Draft that starts later this week. Both Zach Mettenberger & Jeremy Hill have incidents off the field in their past that NFL front offices have to take into consideration. Jeremy Hill was a year late getting to campus because of legal troubles in high school...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins will target these four guys in the second round of the draft

Now that we have looked at five options in the first round for the Miami Dolphins, we’ll take a look at the options in the second round. With the positions of offensive tackle, offensive guard, tight end, inside linebacker and depth at the defensive tackle and safety positions still all needs, a pick from one of these positions is likely. With that being said, let’s take a look...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans and Bill O’Brien Set for LSU Pro Day

The Houston Texans will be heading to Baton Rouge to attend LSU’s pro day showcasing 17 prospects. According to James Palmer (CSN Houston) Head Coach Bill O’Brien will be attending the event more than likely to see quarterback Zach Mettenberger  in action for the first time since tearing his ACL in the teams final regular season game. Trai Tunrer Mettenberger took off in 2013...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Scout's Eye View: Trai Turner OG Lousiana State

Trai Turner OG L.S.U.6'2 310 34" arms 9.5" hands4.93 40 yard dash..25 bench reps (225)..27.5" vertical jumpScouting notes:- Third year draft eligible sophomore- Has a big thick build, especially in the upper body, a little bit softer and fleshier in the middle then you'd like, but not lacking in core strength, has a big strong powerful backside for an anchor...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Football Position Breakdown – Offensive Line ☆

LSU returns four of their five starters from 2013′s offensive line. One of the positive story lines of the offseason thus far was LSU’s coup in keeping all conference tackle La’El Collins on the team, rather than declare for the NFL. The only departure was Trai Turner, who was a surprise, but having everyone else back is a huge positive for the 2014 offense. The new-look offense–complete...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Primer: Offensive Line

Spring football will be back on the Ponderosa by the end of the week, and TSD has you covered with position previews all over the field. Today's Spring Primer examines the offensive line and how LSU fills Trai Turner's shoes at right guard.
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tracking the Tigers at the 2014 NFL Combine

The 2014 NFL Combine ends today, and LSU had another impressive turnout. While most players did little to improve their draft status, a couple stood out and just about everyone else stayed even. Here are the results: Name Position 40 Yard Dash Bench Press Vertical Jump...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU LT Collins to stay, helping O-Line

LSU left tackle La'el Collins has decided to stay at LSU for his senior season. The giant tackle, who weight 315 pounds and stands 6 ft 5, decided to stay in school after starting for 25 games that he could have featured in. It hasn't been a good off-season for LSU fans in terms of juniors decided to go to the draft, with star wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr, Jarvis Landry...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU RB Hill, WRs Landry and Beckham and G Turner declare for draft

LSU's top rusher and top two receivers are entering the NFL draft, along with one of the Tigers' starting offensive linemen. In separate announcements Monday, sophomore running back Jeremy Hill, junior receiver Jarvis Landry and sophomore right guard Trai Turner have confirmed their intentions to turn pro. LSU also confirmed receiver Odell Beckham Jr.'s decision. Hill...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Top LSU RB Jeremy Hill announces he'll turn pro

LSU's top rusher and receiver are entering the NFL draft, along with one of the Tigers' starting offensive linemen. In separate announcements Monday, sophomore running back Jeremy Hill, junior receiver Jarvis Landry and sophomore right guard Trai Turner have confirmed their intentions to turn pro. Hill has played two seasons at LSU and was the Tigers' leading rusher...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU RB Hill and Guard Turner declare for draft

LSU junior running back Jeremy Hill and guard Trai Turner have both declared for the NFL Draft. Hill said on his Twitter account: "I am a Tiger for life. I will forever be grateful to my LSU fans, friends, coaches and family. This decision has been very difficult for me..... With all of that being said, I have decided to forego my Junior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LSU's Jeremy Hill and Trai Turner enter the 2014 NFL Draft.

LSU has lost two players to the 2014 NFL Draft. Sophomore running back Jeremy Hill and guard Trai Turner declared their intentions to go pro on Monday.Hill announced his intention to enter the Draft via Twitter, saying " "I am a Tiger for life. I will forever be grateful to my LSU fans, friends, coaches and family. This decision has been very difficult for me. With all...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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