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2014 NFL Draft: 10 Best Player Names

  Every year in the National Football League there are several players whose names struggle to fit on the back of a jersey. Then there are those that leave people shaking their heads wondering why a parent would ever give their kid a certain name. As each year passes, the common name seems to be changing from “Bob Smith” to something that looks like it came from a video game...
Via Down and Distance
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Best tight end fits for New York Giants in 2014 NFL Draft

Draft season is upon us. The NFL Combine is underway in Indianapolis and we’re now into the real nitty gritty on the road to the NFL Draft in May. The New York Giants’ need for a tight end is well documented. They’re in luck. The 2014 class showcases an abundance of talent at the position that should provide them with plenty of options come draft day. Today, cover32 released...
Via cover32 - Giants
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Combine Measurables: Tight Ends

At the NFL Combine, each and every prospect is measured for their official height and weight, as often times, the height and weight that programs have listed for players are not accurate. Some schools ‘fudge’ the numbers to look better on paper and some simply don’t update the measurements from a player’s freshman year. Regardless, below are the official combine measurements...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Eric Ebron Tops a Loaded Top-10 Tight Ends

The value of tight ends today is at an all-time high compared to NFL history, and there’s no signs of the trends towards increase value slowing down. Team’s clearly see the value of an impact seam threat that can provide value as a blocker, third down option and match-up concern for opposing defenses. Eric Ebron and Jace Amaro lead a deep class of tight ends that should...
Via Optimum Scouting
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Top High School Tight End’s of 2014

Tight ends are used more and more now a days in football and these top 15 tight ends all look to make a quick impact on their respective teams. Dalton Schultz is ranked number one and will be taking his talents to Stanford aka Nerd Nation. Dalton reminds a lot of people of former Cardinal great Coby Fleener but with a little more athleticism. Schultz made the decision to go to Stanford...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Grimble to the NFL

USC redshirt junior Xavier Grimble told the LA Times he will forego his final season of eligibility to enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
Via usc.scout.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Grimble recaps Vegas win in his hometown

USC tight end Xavier Grimble discusses the Trojans' 45-20 win in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, playing in front of his hometown and his future in the NFL.
Via usc.scout.com
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Homecoming for Grimble

USC redshirt junior Xavier Grimble returns to his hometown for Saturday's Las Vegas Bowl against Fresno State...
Via usc.scout.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Grimble plans to return for final season

USC redshirt junior Xavier Grimble will be tough for the Trojans to replace, but coach Steve Sarkisian may not have to do it for another year...
Via usc.scout.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

The Trojan Blitz, 12-9-13

The Trojan Blitz -- USC to play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, Steve Sarkisian watches practices, Xavier Grimble will return to school...
Via usc.scout.com
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Grimble breaks down loss to UCLA

USC tight end Xavier Grimble recaps the Trojans' loss to UCLA and what it means for Ed Orgeron...
Via usc.scout.com
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

USC falls short in finale, losing 35-14 to UCLA

Ed Orgeron's remarkable turnaround tale at Southern California didn't exactly have the storybook ending the Trojans wanted. USC's dominance over UCLA at the Coliseum is history, and the interim coach doesn't know whether he'll be a part of the Trojans' next chapter. Brett Hundley passed for 208 yards and rushed for two touchdowns, leading No. 22 UCLA past...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Hundley leads No. 22 UCLA past No. 23 USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Brett Hundley passed for 208 yards and rushed for two touchdowns, leading No. 22 UCLA past No. 23 Southern California 35-14 Saturday night and winning the crosstown showdown for the second straight season. Linebacker Myles Jack and defensive end Eddie Vanderdoes also rushed for touchdowns as the Bruins (9-3, 6-3 Pac-12) earned their first win at the Coliseum...
Via Fox Sports West
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Xavier Grimble, Stanford vs. USC postgame

USC tight end Xavier Grimble reacts from the Coliseum field after the Trojans upset No. 5 Stanford 20-17...
Via usc.scout.com
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hobbled Trojans begin preparations for Utah

It was loss No. 3 on the season for the USC Trojans (4-3, 1-2 Pac-12), who left South Bend on the short end of a 14-10 battle. It was also loss No. 8 in the last 13 games. Under interim head coach Ed Orgeron, it's loss No. 1. That is the message Orgeron is hoping to get through to his football team. It's a message that's centered around positivity. "This was only...
Via Fox Sports West
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

OC Helton to debut as USC play caller

LOS ANGELES Xavier Grimble recently emerged from the McKay Center and the big 6'5" 250-pound tight end was all smiles. He had just wrapped up one of his finer practices of the year. As he walked further away from the USC facility, he ran into his offensive coordinator, Clay Helton. "Great job today," Helton told his tight end. "Big tight end day."...
Via Fox Sports West
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

OC Clay Helton to debut as USC play caller

LOS ANGELES Xavier Grimble recently emerged from the McKay Center and the 6-foot-5 250-pound tight end was all smiles. He had just wrapped up one of his finer practices of the year. As he walked further away from the USC facility, he ran into his offensive coordinator, Clay Helton. "Great job today," Helton told his tight end. "Big tight end day." "...
Via Fox Sports West
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Grimble 'finally' gets there

USC redshirt junior tight end Xavier Grimble scored his first touchdown of the season on Saturday in the Trojans 17-14 win over Utah State...
Via usc.scout.com
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Grimble discusses "wake-up call" from WSU

USC tight end Xavier Grimble talks about the loss to Washington St. and how he believes the Trojans should move forward.
Via usc.scout.com
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Freshman WR Mitchell out for season

Southern California incoming freshman receiver Steven Mitchell will miss the 2013 season after tearing ligaments in his right knee. Mitchell, from Mission Hills, was hurt during voluntary workouts at USC on Friday. He is the second receiver the Trojans have lost this offseason to a knee injury. Junior George Farmer was hurt during spring practice and is also expected to the miss...
Via Fox Sports
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

USC incoming freshman WR injures knee, out season

Southern California incoming freshman receiver Steven Mitchell will miss the 2013 season after tearing ligaments in his right knee. Mitchell, from Mission Hills, was hurt during voluntary workouts at USC on Friday. He is the second receiver the Trojans have lost this offseason to a knee injury. Junior George Farmer was hurt during spring practice and is also expected to the miss...
Via AP on Fox
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

CFB on FOX: USC survives Washington

Anthony Brown blocked a punt and returned it 21 yards for a touchdown, Jawanza Starling forced a key fumble, and No. 11 USC overcame an inconsistent offense in a 24-14 win over Washington on Saturday night. Silas Redd rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown in the first half and Matt Barkley added an 18-yard TD pass to Xavier Grimble as the Trojans continued rebuilding their resume...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 11 Southern Cal 24, Washington 14

Anthony Brown blocked a punt and returned it 21 yards for a touchdown in the first half, Jawanza Starling forced and recovered Keith Price's fumble inside the USC 5-yard line in the fourth quarter, and the No. 11 Trojans overcame offensive inconsistency for a 24-14 win over Washington on Saturday night. Silas Redd rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown in the first half and Matt...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Grimble Breaks His Way into End Zone

The Trojans handed Syracuse a 42-29 loss in New Jersey on Saturday. Tight end Xavier Grimble caught his first touchdown of the season for USC in the winning effort.
Via usc.scout.com
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Southern California vs. Syracuse Week 2 College Football Game Preview

MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, NJ) will give the nation quite an atmosphere as the second-ranked Trojans (AP) will look to put a beating on a Syracuse defense that allowed 42 points to a Northwestern squad that does not have nearly as many weapons as USC. Marqise Lee went bonkers against Hawai’i in the opener, but USC was a little bit rusty if you ask any fan or player on the...
Via Gridiron Grit
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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