• Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Barkevious Mingo vs. Jarvis Jones as pass rushers; explaining Ray Horton's defense

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated May 12, 2013
    The Browns selected LSU outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo with the sixth overall pick in last month's draft, while their AFC North Division rival Pittsburgh Steelers took Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones at No. 17. Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo came to the team’s rookie minicamp with the goal to prove he was worthy of the No. 6 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. BEREA, Ohio – In his first day of rookie camp, outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo exhibited the quickness that helped make him the No. 6 overall pick. Prior to his junior year, the multisport athlete with the easy smile joined the football team and quickly made his mark on one of the nation's most successful prep programs. BEREA, Ohio Barkevious Mingo stands alone in name, obviously, and in expectations, barely less so. Linebacker was one of more than 40 players who were on the field for the start of the Cleveland Browns’ annual rookie minicamp Friday, and that’s just the way he likes it. Like so many in this God-fearing town of 13,100 residents, he's also an avid viewer of "Duck Dynasty," the A&E reality show chronicling the adventures of Phil Robertson and his shaggy-haired, long-bearded kin who have made a fortune on duck-hunting products and redneck humor.
    Source: cleveland.com
    • Barkevious Mingo doesn’t think he’s too skinny for the NFL

      After getting his first look at first-round draft pick Barkevious Mingo in a Browns uniform at rookie minicamp, at least one Cleveland reporter thought he looked too small to be a 3-4 outside linebacker in the NFL. But when Mingo was asked, “Do you thin
    • Browns' Mingo responds to weighty issue

      The Cleveland Browns can only hope top draft pick Barkevious Mingo handles NFL offensive tackles as well as he did the questions following his first practice with the team Friday. Learning the extent of Cleveland's obsession about his lean frame, Mingo …
    • Mingo's goal: To prove himself

      Browns linebacker Barkevious Mingo came to the team’s rookie minicamp with the goal to prove he was worthy of the No. 6 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
    • In the Louisiana home of Duck Dynasty, the newest reality star is Cleveland Browns first-round draft pick Barkevious Mingo

      The No. 6 pick in last month's draft is about to become a millionaire, but still likes his chicken-fried steak and prefers a hometown lawyer to represent him rather than a big-city agent.
      Source: cleveland.com

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