Dennard played in 14 games last season as a rookie, getting most of his time when the score was lopsided. He didn’t have an interception.
The Bengals signed first-round pick Darqueze Dennard to a four-year deal Thursday, bringing their entire draft class under contract.
Fresh off the first Rose Bowl win since 1988 Michigan State defensive backs Darqueze Dennard and Isaiah Lewis are signing autographs for their fans.
Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton and Arizona running back Ka’Deem Carey have been selected to The Associated Press All-America team for the second straight season.
Jameis Winston walked away with another major award Thursday night, the latest national prize to put on his mantle.
Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard has won the Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation’s best defensive back.
Alabama’s Landon Collins, Oregon’s Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Florida State’s Lamarcus Joyner are among the 15 semifinalists for this year’s Jim Thorpe Award, given to the country’s top defensive back.