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Results tagged “Aaron Donald”
|2014 Pitt Football Draft Prospects|
|Name||Team||Round (Overall Selection)|
|Aaron Donald||St. Louis Rams||1st (13)|
|Tom Savage||Houston Texans||4th (135)|
|Devin Street||Dallas Cowboys||5th (146)|
|Tyrone Ezell||Houston Texans||Free Agent|
|Matt Yoklic||Atlanta Falcons||Free Agent|
|Jason Hendricks||Cleveland Browns||Free Agent|
|K'Waun Williams||Cleveland Browns||Free Agent|
Pitt's Aaron Donald, Tom Savage and Devin Street have been in Indianapolis the last few days representing the Panthers at the 2014 NFL Combine. The trio have been impressive, to say the least. Pitt Live Wire has compiled below a few of the highlights from the coverage. Donald, Savage and Street will now look forward to Pitt's Pro Day on March 3 and the NFL Draft, held May 8-10 in New York City.
Donald's Dominance Should Pay Off (Steelers.com) * VIDEO
Aaron Donald measures up to Jadeveon Clowney
Donald's 40-yard Dash (NFL.com video)
Aaron Donald vs. Ndamukong Suh in the 40-yard dash (NFL.com video)
2014 NFL combine: Pitt's Aaron Donald -- not Clowney -- big winner (CBSSports.com)
Aaron Donald's also opening eyes with his 40 (profootballtalk.com)
Aaron Donald and Devin Street on Trib Live Radio
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock calls former Rutgers QB Tom Savage a draft 'wild card' (The Star-Ledger)
Inside the NFL Combine: Street, Robinson try to catch on (Timesonline.com)
Just Like Geno (SI.com)
Aaron Donald Meets with the Media (StLouisRams.com)
Aaron Donald: Scouting Combine Results and Instant Reaction (Bleacher Report)
Pitt DT Donald owning pre-draft process. What's not to like besides lenght? Productive, dominated Sr. Bowl and elite workout #'s to match!-- Todd McShay (@McShay13) February 24, 2014
"@RapSheet: As impressive as Clowney's 40 was, Pitt DT Aaron Donald's 4.65 at 285 may be just as impressive." THIS. And was productive.-- Pete Thamel (@SIPeteThamel) February 24, 2014
35 bench press reps later and I'm officially on the Aaron Donald bandwagon.-- Chicago Bears Draft (@ChiBearsDraft14) February 23, 2014
Best QB in 2nd group was Tom Savage. Has a gun for arm. #NFLCombine-- Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) February 23, 2014
#SeniorBowl North practice winners: OT Zach Martin, WR Josh Huff, ILB Chris Borland, DT Aaron Donald, and .CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste-- Eric Galko (@OptimumScouting) January 20, 2014
Enjoyed watching Senior Bowl practice.All I can say Aaron Donald, DT, North Squad is a BEAST. If u don't believe me ask Guard from Baylor.-- CJ Recruiting (@CJRecruiting1) January 20, 2014
Aaron Donald a 1st round pick yet?-- Shaun (@ShaunDoesDraft) January 20, 2014
Aaron Donald, DT, Pitt. Circle and underline the name. #SeniorBowl-- Michael Tanier (@MikeTanier) January 20, 2014
Aaron Donald putting on a show in 1 on 1 pass rush drills at North Practice. #H2P-- Louis Riddick (@LRiddickESPN) January 20, 2014
Man, Aaron Donald gets off the snap very quickly. Slipped right through almost got to Tajh Boyd before bubble screen. Perfect one-gap DT.-- Chris Trapasso (@ChrisTrapasso) January 20, 2014
Aaron Donald/Pittsurgh outquicked Cyril Richardson/Baylor on one play then pancaked him to the ground on next drawing wows from scouts-- Tony Pauline (@TonyPauline) January 20, 2014
Aaron Donald is just obliterating Cyril Richardson. Obliteration #SeniorBowl-- Michael Tanier (@MikeTanier) January 20, 2014
My god Aaron Donald just ruined Cyril Richardson on back to back plays. So quick-- Mike Loyko (@NEPD_Loyko) January 20, 2014
Pitt DT Aaron Donald put top guard Cyril Richardson on the ground. Zoomed past him on the next rep too-- Shane P. Hallam (@ShanePHallam) January 20, 2014
No one can block Aaron Donald so far.-- Eric Edholm (@Eric_Edholm) January 20, 2014
Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald has been named a first team All-American by the Associated Press.
The NCAA uses five All-America squads to determine consensus and unanimous status: AP, American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), Football Writers (FWAA), Sporting News and Walter Camp. Aaron has already been named to three of these squads (first-team selection by AP, Sporting News and Walter Camp.) The other two teams will be announced this week.
The last Pitt player to be a unanimous first-team All-American was wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald in 2003.
The last Pitt defensive player to be a unanimous first-team All-American was defensive end Hugh Green in 1980. (Green was also unanimous in 1979.
players have earned unanimous status 13 times (11 different players - Green and
Bill Fralic [1983-84] were two-time unanimous picks).
The Sporting News All-America Team
The complete 2013 AP All-America Team:
Quarterback -- Jameis Winston, redshirt freshman, 6-foot-4, 229 pounds, Florida State.
Running backs -- Andre Williams, senior, 6-0, 227, Boston College; Ka'Deem Carey, junior, 5-10, 196, Arizona.
Tackles -- Jake Matthews, senior, 6-5, 305, Texas A&M; Cyrus Kouandjio, junior, 6-6, 310, Alabama.
Guards -- Cyril Richardson, senior, 6-5, 340, Baylor; David Yankey, senior, 6-5, 313, Stanford.
Center -- Bryan Stork, senior, 6-4, 300, Florida State.
Wide receivers -- Brandin Cooks, junior, 5-10, 186, Oregon State; Mike Evans, sophomore, 6-5, 225, Texas A&M.
Tight end -- Jace Amaro, junior, 6-5, 260, Texas Tech.
All-purpose player -- Jordan Lynch, senior, 6-0, 216, Northern Illinois.
Kicker -- Roberto Aguayo, redshirt freshman, 6-1, 203, Florida State.
Ends -- Michael Sam, senior, 6-2, 255, Missouri; Jackson Jeffcoat, senior, 6-5, 250, Texas.
Tackles -- Aaron Donald, senior, 6-0, 285, Pittsburgh; Will Sutton, senior, 6-1, 288, Arizona State.
Linebackers -- Anthony Barr, senior, 6-4, 248, UCLA; C.J. Mosley, senior, 6-2, 238, Alabama; Ryan Shazier, junior, 6-2, 230, Ohio State.
Cornerbacks -- Darqueze Dennard, senior, 5-11, 197, Michigan State; Lamarcus Joyner, senior, 5-8, 190, Florida State.
Safeties -- Cody Prewitt, junior, 6-2, 220, Mississippi; Deone Bucannon, senior, 6-1, 198, Washington State.
Punter -- Tom Hornsey, senior, 6-3, 210, Memphis.
Quarterback -- Johnny Manziel, sophomore, Texas A&M.
Running backs -- Tre' Mason, junior, Auburn; Bishop Sankey, junior, Washington.
Tackles -- Cameron Erving, junior, Florida State; Taylor Lewan, senior, Michigan.
Guards -- Gabe Jackson, senior, Mississippi State; Xavier Su'a-Filo, junior, UCLA.
Center -- Gabe Ikard, senior, Oklahoma.
Wide receivers -- Sammy Watkins, junior, Clemson; Davante Adams, sophomore, Fresno State.
Tight end -- Eric Ebron, junior, North Carolina.
All-purpose player -- Ty Montgomery, junior, Stanford.
Kicker -- Anthony Fera, senior, Texas.
Ends -- Vic Beasley, junior, Clemson; Shilique Calhoun, sophomore, Michigan State.
Tackles -- Timmy Jernigan, junior, Florida State; Kelcy Quarles, junior, South Carolina.
Linebackers -- Trent Murphy, senior, Stanford; Khalil Mack, senior, Buffalo; Chris Borland, senior, Wisconsin.
Cornerbacks -- Justin Gilbert, senior, Oklahoma State; Jason Verrett, senior, TCU.
Safeties -- Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, junior, Alabama; Ahmad Dixon, senior, Baylor.
Punter -- Drew Kaser, sophomore, Texas A&M.
Quarterback -- A.J. McCarron, senior, Alabama.
Running backs -- Carlos Hyde, senior, Ohio State; Ameer Abdullah, junior, Nebraska.
Tackles -- Jack Mewhort, senior, Ohio State; Gregory Robinson, sophomore, Auburn.
Guards -- John Urschel, senior, Penn State; Ryan Groy, senior, Wisconsin.
Center -- Reese Dismukes, junior, Auburn.
Wide receivers -- Allen Robinson, junior, Penn State; Jordan Matthews, senior, Vanderbilt.
Tight end -- Austin Seferian-Jenkins, junior, Washington.
All-purpose player -- Odell Beckham Jr., junior, LSU.
Kicker -- Jeff Budzien, senior, Northwestern.
Ends -- Marcus Smith, senior, Louisville; Jeremiah Attaochu, senior, Georgia Tech.
Tackles -- Ra'Shede Hageman, senior, Minnesota; Leonard Williams, sophomore, Southern California.
Linebackers --Shayne Skov, senior, Stanford; Max Bullough, senior, Michigan State; Denicos Allen, senior, Michigan State.
Cornerbacks -- Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, junior, Oregon; Vernon Hargreaves III, freshman, Florida.
Safeties -- Jimmie Ward, senior, Northern Illinois; Ty Zimmerman, senior, Kansas State.
Punter -- Austin Rehkow, freshman, Idaho.
Video compliments of CBS Sports Network.
Its a blessing HAIL TO PITT-- AD_97 (@AaronDonald97) December 12, 2013
Aaron Donald with a congratulatory phone call from #99 HUUUUUUGH GREEN! pic.twitter.com/zkpnXiPEVW-- Pitt Football (@GoPittFootball) December 12, 2013
Pitt DT Aaron Donald is having an amazing season (CollegeFootballTalk.com)
@GoPittFootball: Tale of the tape: Pitt's Aaron Donald in 2013 vs. Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh in 2009. pic.twitter.com/so1FfSRkJo"-- Matt Hayes (@Matt_HayesSN) November 24, 2013