Larry Webster, TE

School: Bloomsburg  |  Conference: PSAC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Hagerstown, MD
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 252 lbs.
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05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Lions' picks: Round 4/136 - Larry Webster, DE, 6-7, 250, Bloomsburg...Some teams considered Webster as a tight end because of his size, speed (4.6) and athleticism (he's a former basketball player). But the Lions see him as a developmental pass rusher, a bigger version of Ziggy Ansah and Devin Taylor. This will likely be a redshirt year for him. - The Sports Xchange

05/06/2014 - Five players who should be on Detroit's draft radar...DE/TE Larry Webster, Bloomsburg: Two defensive ends in the same draft class? Not quite. While Webster lined up as a pass rusher in college, several around the league including myself believe his best NFL position will be on offense at tight end. He was a four-year starting center at Bloomsburg on the basketball squad and finished as the school's all-time leader in blocks (175) before the football coaches talked him into returning to the gridiron. Webster put up consistent production the past two seasons as an edge rusher and also caught a pair of touchdown passes at tight end, but he will require some patience, needing to develop his football strength and technique and adjust to the higher level of competition, something that might take a year or two. Whether teams look to keep him on defense or move him to offense, Webster is worth a third day selection to stash on the roster and groom. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

01/14/2014 - 2014 Shrine Game: Defensive line prospects shine on Tuesday...While he's not as polished as Justin Ellis or Cassius Marsh, Bloomsburg DE Larry Webster (6-6, 249) has an athletic and intriguing skill-set that is tough to ignore. He displayed excellent quickness, natural bend and the flexibility to play in space and win with speed off the edge. Webster, who starred for four years on the basketball court in college, needs to get stronger and add meat to his lean, lanky body type, but I expect Webster to essentially take a "redshirt" year as a rookie to take advantage of a NFL weight room and pro coaching. His future in the league is likely at linebacker or maybe even tight end, but regardless, he has exciting potential. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com

11/11/2013 - Six Teams Lose in Top 25 Causing Shakeup in Division II Poll..Six Top 25 teams lost this past weekend, causing a shakeup in the poll from No. 7 on down. Bloomburg (Pa.) moves up to No. 12 after a win over then-ranked No. 8 West Chester (Pa.). Emporia State (Kan.) drops six spots to No. 16 after a loss to No. 2 Northwest Missouri State. Missouri Western State moves up to No. 19 after a win over then-No. 15 Washburn (Kan.) and Midwestern State (Texas) drops 12 spots after a loss to Eastern New Mexico.

There are five Top 25 match-ups this weekend. No. 2 Northwest Missouri St. will take on No. 19 Missouri Western State No. 9 Winston-Salem State (N.C.) and No. 22 Virginia State will compete for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association championshipm, while No. 12 Bloomsburg (Pa.) and No. 18 Slippery Rock (Pa.) will compete for the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championship. No. 16 Emporia State versus No. 23 Washburn and No. 24 Midwestern State (Texas) versus No. 25 West Texas A&M round out the last two Top 25 games.

Minnesota State-Mankato still holds the top spot with 21 first-place votes, but lost one first-place vote to No. 2 Northwest Missouri State, who has 10 this week. Colorado State-Pueblo, Henderson State (Ark.) and Minnesota-Duluth round out the top five. - American Football Coaches Association

10/28/2013 - Only 10 Undefeated Teams Left in Division II Top 25 Poll...Missouri Western State and North Carolina-Pembroke fell from the ranks of the unbeatens this week, leaving us with only 10 unblemished teams in the AFCA Division II Coaches' Top 25 Poll. The Griffons lost to new-No. 7 Pittsburg State (Kan.), 34-14, sliding Missouri Western State to No. 12 this week, while North Carolina-Pembroke dropped a 24-21 decision to Newberry (S.C.), allowing the Wolves to jump back into the rankings at No. 25 while the Braves dropped to No. 19.

Minnesota State-Mankato still holds the top spot with 25 first-place votes, followed by No. 2 Northwest Missouri State with seven first-place votes. Colorado State-Pueblo, Henderson State (Ark.) and Bloomsburg (Pa.) round out the top five. Valdosta State (Ga.) and Tarleton State (Texas) dropped out of the poll this week allowing Slippery Rock (Pa.) to join Newberry as the two newcomers in this week's poll. Slippery Rock is No. 24 this week, marking their first appearance in the AFCA Division II Coaches' Top 25 Poll since November 7, 2011. - American Football Coaches Association

09/24/2013 - SEPT 23 PSAC EASTERN DIVISION DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Larry Webster, Bloomsburg (Sr., DE), Hagerstown, Md./Elkton...Bloomsburg's Larry Webster had a career-high four sacks for a total of 28 yards lost in a 31-12 win against Kutztown. Webster also recorded a pass breakup and additional quarterback hurry.

His first sack of the day was for a loss of eight yards, forcing Kutztown into 4th down on its own four-yard line, setting up great field possession for the go-ahead Bloomsburg touchdown. The senior's third sack forced a Kutztown turnover on downs with 10:10 to play in the fourth quarter. He now has five sacks on the season and 18.5 in just over a season with the Huskies. - PSAC football


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