Saints select S Vinnie Sunseri and LB Ronald Powell in 5th round

The Saints have now made four consecutive picks on defense after investing their first round move up in Brandin Cooks. In the 5th round the addition was two SEC defenders. First it was safety Vinnie Sunseri of Alabama and two picks later they followed with linebacker Ronald Powell of Florida. Sunseri is a guy I’ve watched a good bit that is tough as nails and high character. He’s...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints go to the SEC well twice in the fifth round

With two fifth round picks within three spots of each other the Saints had the opportunity to add depth and boy did they do that. First at 167 overall they added safety Vinnie Sunseri from Alabama. Sunseri has an extremely high football IQ and is very fundamentally sound. At Alabama he was a field general for Nick Saban’s defense and in Rob Ryan’s scheme expect Sunseri to fill...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bama's Sunseri, Kouandjio, Steen perform for NFL

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Former Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri performed Tuesday before NFL scouts aiming to show his knee is healthy.
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots: 5 Draft sleepers to know on defense

Alright so last week, we went over five offensive players in this upcoming draft class who could be called sleepers. The sleeper is a tricky player to pin down: a great football player, but not renowned; a player who’s got all sorts of talent, but will somehow find themselves picked in Day 2 or Day 3. Why look for sleepers? Well, one reason is because it’s cool. Everyone wants...
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The NFL combine invitee list is out

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports Joshua Taylor NFL Draft Staff Writer The NFL has announced its list of invitees for the NFL Scouting Combine which will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. There are 335 prospects that have been invited. There will be a crimson flavor to this year’s combine. Alabama will have the most representatives there with twelve players participating...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Hoge predicts Chicago Bears will draft both Alambama safeties

Chicago Bears News: CBS reporter predicts the Chicago Bears will draft both Alabama safeties, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and Vinnie Suneri. Adam Hoge, senior writer, columnist and Chicago Bears reporter for completed his Mock Draft 1.0 where he predicted all seven of the 2014 Chicago Bears draft picks.  Like any other pre-combine mock draft, it’s more speculation than anything...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Saban: Brown will learn from recent arrest

Alabama coach Nick Saban was asked about everything but the players he came to see in his annual visit to the Senior Bowl practice That's because the Crimson Tide's already eventful offseason has seen five players leave early for the NFL, including a surprise departure by injured safety Vinnie Sunseri, a freshman's arrest, the splashy hire of offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin and...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinnie Sunseri Enters The NFL Draft

ESPN’s Joe Schad has reported that Vinne Sunseri of Alabama will enter the 2014 NFL Draft. After tearing his ACL in October versus Arkansas, Sunseri missed the rest of the season for the Crimson Tide. The former safety and captain of Alabama’s defense is allegedly ahead of schedule from reports via his father Sal Sunseri. Tuscaloosa will miss Sunseri’s leadership and play...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Poster in Alabama locker room reminds players of Auburn, Oklahoma loses

As part of a motivational tactic, the Alabama coaching staff has put up a poster in each player’s locker reminding them of its two loses from the 2013 season (Iron Bowl to Auburn and the Sugar Bowl to Oklahoma). The sign reads: ”If you continue to do the same thing that you have always done you will get the same result. Guaranteed. 0-2″ Alabama is losing some key pieces to...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinnie Sunseri becomes latest Alabama junior to enter 2014 NFL Draft.

Vinnie Sunseri. Another Alabama junior is forgoing his senior season to enter the 2014 NFL Draft. Safety Vinnie Sunseri is the latest Crimson Tide junior to have reportedly made the decision to enter the draft, according to ESPN's, Joe Schad. Sunseri played in seven games in 2013 before suffering a season-ending ACL injury in the Tide's win over Arkansas on Oct. 19. Before the injury...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Duke at home in Charlotte, but wants to squash bad memories

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- There are 25 scholarship players on Duke's roster from North Carolina, and 13 of them are from the Charlotte area. It makes the lead-up to the ACC Championship game -- the first trip to the game in Duke history -- against No. 1 Florida State feel a little bit more comfortable, more familiar. Starting cornerback Ross Cockrell is one of them. He had his starstruck...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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