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National Signing Day: Michigan State scores major recruiting victory with Malik McDowell

Photo: 247 Sports Michigan State secured the National Letter of Intent from the number one recruit in the state of Michigan and one of the best defensive players still available on National Signing Day. Defensive end Malik McDowell, despite earlier reports suggesting his family wanted otherwise, chose to stay close to home by submitting his letter of intent to defending Big Ten...
Via Bloguin Best
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

National Signing Day: Michigan State scores major recruiting victory with Malik McDowell

Photo: 247 Sports Michigan State secured the National Letter of Intent from the number one recruit in the state of Michigan and one of the best defensive players still available on National Signing Day. Defensive end Malik McDowell, despite earlier reports suggesting his family wanted otherwise, chose to stay close to home by submitting his letter of intent to defending Big Ten...
Via Crystal Ball Run
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan expects a tough test at Michigan State

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Michigan got manhandled in its last football game at Michigan State. Offensive tackle Taylor Lewan says the 23rd-ranked Wolverines won't get bullied Saturday on the road by the 24th-ranked Spartans. The Spartans beat - and beat up - Michigan in 2011 for their fourth straight win in the rivalry...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign fourth-round pick William Gholston

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Fourth-round draft pick William Gholston has signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 6-foot-6, 281-pound defensive end out of Michigan State was the 126th overall selection last month. He had 10 career sacks in college and was a second-team All-Big Ten selection as a sophomore and junior with the Spartans. The Bucs announced the signing...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign draft pick William Gholston

Fourth-round draft pick William Gholston has signed a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 6-foot-6, 281-pound defensive end out of Michigan State was the 126th overall selection last month. He had 10 career sacks in college and was a second-team All-Big Ten selection as a sophomore and junior with the Spartans. The Bucs announced the signing Tuesday. Gholston is the third...
Via AP on Fox
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Gholston Selected by Buccaneers

Former Michigan State defensive end William Gholston selected in fourth round of NFL Draft.
Via michiganstate.scout.com
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers focus on defense, depth in draft

TAMPA, Fla. With depth addressed at cornerback and quarterback on Day 2 of the NFL draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers spent Saturday afternoon adding talent in other defensive areas. As with Fridays movement, the Bucs new additions were selected without a must need in mind, but they could become key presences as coach Greg Schiano and general manager Mark Dominik continue to make a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs draft DE William Gholston in 4th round

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Michigan State defensive end William Gholston in the fourth round of the NFL draft. Retooling a porous pass defense is the team's biggest priority this offseason, and the Bucs have used four of their first five picks in the draft to reshape the secondary and bolster the defensive line. Gholston was the 126th selection overall. Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gholston Selected No. 126 by Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers used pick No. 126 in the 2013 NFL Draft on Michigan State defensive end William Gholston. That pick was Tampa Bay’s by virtue of a trade that sent Aqib Talib to New England last season. “He’s gifted from a genetics perspective,” NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said. “I think it’s a great value pick for Tampa Bay. “Now, the issue with this kid...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Draft: Day Three Preview

With two days and three rounds of the NFL Draft completed, the Falcons have added two cornerbacks to their squad. I thought the Falcons might trade back up into the third round but they sat still and now prepare for day three with seven picks tomorrow. We have pick #127 (4th round), #133 (4th), #163 (5th), #236 (7th), #243 (7th), #244 (7th) and #249 (7th). The Falcons...
Via Grits Blitz
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Underrated NFL Draft Prospects

Guys like Shariff Floyd, Dee Milliner, Tavon Austin, and Geno Smith are getting most of the attention for the upcoming NFL draft. We’ve heard all the names of the players projected to go in the first round, and even some guys that are projected to go in the second round. But what about the guys who will get drafted later than that? What about the guys who will be drafted on the...
Via Total Sports Blog
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: What We Learned from March's Pro Days

  While the amount that we can actually learn from a pro day work out is limited, they're still a key part of the evaluation process and they shouldn't be taken too lightly. These workouts can be crucial, especially for those who either weren't able to work out at the Combine and who did and put up a poor showing. We've had pro days nearly every day this...
Via Optimum Scouting
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Mock Draft: Green Bay Packers Pick-by-Pick Predictions

The Green Bay Packers are coming off three straight seasons of making it to the playoffs and are averaging 12 wins per year over that time frame.Yet, they have quite a few needs that must be filled before the start of the 2013 season if they hope to have continued success.I have provided further information into some of the needs of the Packers in a prior article found here.The biggest...
Via Football Nation
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Seven Round Mock Draft

Approached by Mock One we were asked to be the general manager of the hometown Houston Texans. This is a simulated draft that all NFL teams are represented by other people who follow their teams with the same passion and knowledge of team needs. This draft has trades of picks and is a full process of understanding your own personal big board of prospects. The compensatory picks...
Via State of the Texans
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Seven Round Mock Draft

Approached by Mock One we were asked to be the general manager of the hometown Houston Texans. This is a simulated draft that all NFL teams are represented by other people who follow their teams with the same passion and knowledge of team needs. This draft has trades of picks and is a full process of understanding your own personal big board of prospects. The compensatory picks...
Via State of the Texans
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State signs 18 in 'quality' class

Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his relatively small class has a lot of talent. Dantonio announced the Spartans signed 18 recruits to national letters of intent Wednesday. Michigan State has some voids because running back Le'Veon Bell, tight end Dion Sims and defensive end William Gholston chose to skip their senior seasons to enter the NFL draft. Dantonio says some...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Spartans signs 18 in 'quality' class

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio says his relatively small class has a lot of talent. Dantonio announced the Spartans signed 18 recruits to national letters of intent Wednesday. Michigan State has some voids because running back Le'Veon Bell, tight end Dion Sims and defensive end William Gholston chose to skip their senior seasons to enter the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting the NFL prospects of the Big Ten's early entrants

The silliest of seasons is about to begin - no we aren't talking about the college football carousel - which arguably was about as crazy as it's ever been. Instead we are talking about the NFL draft process. You and I will probably be checking the bazillions of mock drafts checking on your favorite college teams draft prospects and of course your favorite NFL teams projected...
Via The B1g Time
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Sims, Gholston and Bell Will Skip Senior Season; Enter NFL Draft

EAST LANSING — After finishing their disappointing season with a 17-16 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl victory over TCU, the Michigan State Spartans received news that running back Le’Veon Bell, defensive end William Gholston and tight end Dion Sims will skip their senior seasons and enter the 2013 NFL Draft. This is the first time since 1999 that the Spartans have sent multiple underclassmen...
Via isportsweb.com
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Open Letter From William Gholston

Michigan State defensive end William Gholston releases the following open letter about his decision to forgo his senior season.
Via michiganstate.scout.com
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan State DE Gholston turning pro

Michigan State defensive end William Gholston is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Gholston says in an open letter released by the school that he is excited about the future and promises to represent the school with ''class, dignity, and professionalism.'' Gholston is one of three Michigan State underclassman to announce his intentions to turn pro...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

William Gholston, in Letter to Michigan State Fans, Confirms Decision to Enter NFL Draft

Michigan State defensive lineman William Gholston officially announced his intentions to enter the 2013 NFL Draft on Saturday, via a letter released by the athletic department. In it, Gholston thanked the Spartans fans for their support, then explained his decision. Here’s the text of the letter, courtesy of BTN.com: “I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

MSU's Gholston confirms he'll enter NFL Draft

EAST LANSING, Mich. Michigan State defensive end William Gholston, despite reports that he had informed Spartans coach Mark Dantonio he was leaving, had not confirmed his decision to forego his junior season as both MSU tailback LeVeon Bell and tight end Dion Sims had on Thursday. But recently, via his Twitter account @Will_Gholston2, he tweeted: I love my SPARTANDAWGS and the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Gholston Declares For NFL Draft

Friday saw another of Mark Dantonio’s top performers make public his decision to forgo his final year at Michigan State as defensive end William Gholston used Twitter to let Spartan fans know his decision.
Via michiganstate.scout.com
January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Did Sims, Bell and Gholston make the right decision?

Today, Michigan State juniors William Gholston, Le’Veon Bell and Dion Sims all declared for the NFL Draft. I brought in Chris Vannini and Mike Wilson from The Only Colors to discuss whether they made the right decision or not. —————————– William Gholston Jameson: Personally, I don’t think it was the right decision. Lots of things go into whether a player...
Via Banks Of The Red Cedar
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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