Sunday, September 24, 2017

Best Fantasy Fits For Upcoming NFL Rookies

Putting together a lineup with nothing but rookies might be a marvelous idea if you're drafting in a keeper league and have no aspirations to take home any hardware this season. That said, there are some high projected offensive...

Dolphins cut Williams, trading Albert

The Miami Dolphins are making moves to start the off-season. It began by cutting DE Mario Williams to save over 12 million on the cap hit. Williams had another terrible season after signing with the Phins to try an...

NFL Draft Not An Exact Science

Football season is over and the Patriots are champs once again. However, the draft season is already well underway and football junkies everywhere have already begun making their mock drafts and trying to find the number one draft pick...

Here’s to you Mr Robinson: Titans GM

A year ago Jon Robinson didn’t even have a months experience as a GM in the NFL, but he came out swinging. Now thanks to his master trade craft, the Titans currently hold the...

Michigan’s Darboh and Glasgow accept Senior Bowl Invites

Michigan will be represented on both sides of the ball at the Senior Bowl on January 28, 2017 in Mobile, Alabama. Reps from the Bowl announced that Michigan receiver Amara Darboh and defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow have accepted invitations...

DeShone Kizer leaving Notre Dame for the NFL

Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer announced on Twitter earlier today that he is leaving South Bend to go to the NFL in next spring's draft. Thank you @NotreDame pic.twitter.com/LDjdlCf9nw— DeShone Kizer (@DKizer_14) December 12, 2016 Kizer is thought to be...

Their Moment of Clarity, Again and Again

In all of our (Jets) losses and successes there are lessons. With introspection those lessons become catalyst to growth. For an offensive coordinator, the member of the coaching staff typically in charge of the teams’ offense and offensive game...

Lamar Jackson will have to wait until the 2018 NFL Draft to cash in

Lamar Jackson was a one man highlight reel in Louisville last year. After getting out to a 4-0 start and averaging over 60 points a game on offense he jumped out in front of the LSU running back Leonard...

Josh Dobbs and the NFL Draft

Coming into the 2016 season many fans in Knoxville thought that Josh Dobbs would have the Tennessee Vols in the hunt for an SEC Championship and a spot in the College Football Playoff. And through the first five games...

Ralph Webb’s NFL Draft Dilemma

Ralph Webb finished the 2016 season as the SEC's #4 rusher with 1172 yards on the ground. As an integral part of the Vanderbilt offense he find himself in an interesting position as a redshirt junior with one year...

Where Are They Now? 2016 Draft Pick Brandon Allen

As a senior at Arkansas last year Brandon Allen was torching SEC defenses. With 3,440 yards and 30 touchdowns with only 8 interceptions Allen was thought to be a top prospect and was ranked by FootballDrafting.com as the sixth...

Nick Chubb Weighing Pros and Cons of Turning Pro After Tough Junior Season

In his freshman season Georgia running back Nick Chubb looked just as good as his teammate and future first round pick Todd Gurley. Coming into 2016 he was on the shortlist for Heisman Trophy favorites after an injury cut...

Zach Cunningham Quietly Climbing NFL Draft Boards

Some of the top NFL prospects come from the SEC and this year this year there will be no shortage with scouts drooling over LSU running back Leonard Fournette, Alabama DE Jonathan Allen and Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett....

Tracking the path to #1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft: Week 8

After week 3 of the 2016 NFL season we began doing a piece about who was on target to get the #1 pick in next year's draft. In that first article we had the top five as follows, 1. Browns 2....

Gamecocks close out second day of camp

The University of South Carolina football team went through day two of the 2016 preseason camp on Wednesday morning, working out at the new practice fields at the west end of Gamecock Park. As was the case on Tuesday, the...

Gamecocks Report for Camp Aug. 1

The University of South Carolina football team, under the direction of first-year head coach Will Muschamp, will officially report for fall camp on Monday, August 1, and will hit the practice fields for the first time on Tuesday, August...

Forrest Lamp Claims Spot on Outland Trophy Watch List

WKU offensive tackle Forrest Lamp was the most recent Hilltopper to be recognized by a national award as he was named to the 2016 Outland Trophy Watch List on Friday, the Football Writers Association of America announced. The Outland Trophy...

Michigan pulls out of scheduled football series with Arkansas

The University of Michigan has pulled out of a scheduled two-game football series with the University of Arkansas. Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long was informed of Michigan's decision to cancel the series in a letter e-mailed...

Richie Brown Named To Bronco Nagurski Trophy Watch List

Mississippi State senior linebacker Richie Brown has been named to the 2016 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, the Football Writers Association of America announced Friday. Brown is one of 88 defensive standouts from the 10 Division I FBS conferences and...

Bulldogs open season against South Alabama on SEC Network

Game times and networks have been determined for the first three weekends of the 2016 Mississippi State football schedule, the Southeastern Conference and ESPN unveiled Tuesday afternoon. The Bulldogs host South Alabama in the season-opener on Sept. 3 at 11...

Skyhawks announce 2016 Schedule

Three games against members of the Football Bowl Subdivision and a loaded Ohio Valley Conference schedule highlight a full 12-game slate for the University of Tennessee at Martin football team for the 2016 season. "This year we are taking on...

Mississippi State admits controversial recruit Jeffrey Simmons

Jeffery Simmons, a recent graduate of Noxubee County High School in Macon, Miss., who in February signed a national letter of intent to play football at Mississippi State, has been allowed to enroll at the university for summer school...

Ash Joins Bielema’s Staff as Offensive Analyst

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema announced Thursday the hiring of Rob Ash as the program’s offensive analyst. Ash, a 36-year veteran head coach, most recently served as head coach at Montana State University from 2007-15. “We are very excited to...

QB Situation In Miami

First of all, no, I am not saying Ryan Tannehill is in danger of loosing his starting job for this season. That will stand until the Dolphins take the field and we see how Tannehill performs. We have seen...

Ragnow Named To Rimington Trophy Watch List

Arkansas junior Frank Ragnow has been selected as one of 57 centers on the 2016 Spring Watch List for the Rimington Trophy, announced by the committee on Tuesday. The Rimington Trophy is presented annually to the Most Outstanding Center...

Jon Toth Named to Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List

Kentucky football center Jon Toth (pronounced TOETH, long “o” sound) has been named to the 2016 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced on Tuesday. Toth, a native of Indianapolis, is one of four returning starters on...

Knott Named to Rimington Watch List

For the second-straight year, University of South Carolina center Alan Knott has been named to the Rimington Trophy's Spring Watch List, the Rimington Trophy Committee announced today. The list includes the top centers in Division I football. Knott, a 6-4,...

Connor Mitch leaving South Carolina

University of South Carolina junior quarterback Connor Mitch will transfer to another school following his graduation later this summer, it was announced today. “Connor and I spoke today,” said head coach Will Muschamp. “Connor has the opportunity to graduate from...

Halpin named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

After his solid play last year, WKU center Max Halpin was named to the 2016 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List on Tuesday, which is awarded annually to the most outstanding center in NCAA Division I football. Halpin, who was also...

Jamaal Clayborn Named To Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List

Mississippi State senior center Jamaal Clayborn has been named to the 2016 spring watch list for the Rimington Trophy, which is presented annually to the most outstanding center in college football, it was announced Tuesday. Clayborn was one of eight...

Gamecocks and Commodores to Kick off the 2016 College Football Season on ESPN

The 2016 college football season will open on Thursday, September 1, when the South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Nashville to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores. ESPN will televise the contest nationally beginning at 8 pm ET (7 pm CT),...

SEC to use experimental instant replay process in 2016

The Southeastern Conference will implement a collaborative process for instant replay in the sport of football beginning with the 2016 season, following a unanimous vote of the league's athletics directors and approval by the SEC Executive Committee. In February, the...

Alabama OT Cam Robinson arrested on drugs and weapons charges

Potential 2017 top ten NFL Draft pick Cam Robinson has been arrested in Louisiana. Robinson was charged with carrying a weapon in the presence of narcotics and possession of stolen firearms. This is a major setback for the first...

There can be only one

By Marc Mandell @mandell_w As our cravings continue to grow for Denver Bronco football, until late July when training camp starts and the season is just around the corner, we must find some small fixes through out the offseason. At least...

SEC Running Backs Poised to Breakout in 2016

The SEC is the top of the food chain in college football and I wouldn't be surprised to see other stars sprout up around the conference. Just because Alabama lose Derrick Henry and Arkansas lost Alex Collins doesn't mean...

House joins coaching staff at Kentucky

Matt House, a former defensive coordinator at Florida International and Pittsburgh who has spent the better part of two decades coaching in Division I football or the National Football League, has joined Mark Stoops’ staff at Kentucky as inside...

Are the Dolphins a better team post Draft?

The dust has really settled and rookie mini camps have wrapped up. For now the Dolphins look to take a break and prepare for training camp. For the young rookies they must prepare themselves for the NFL. Getting situated...

Analytics or Rubbish?

Will this work out or is the revolving door still swinging?

Draft Concurred–Now What?

Well... The Draft came and went... Now our little piece of football is gone and we're back to the sad life of relying on news from voluntary OTAs and mini-camps for our football fix. *Collective sigh from football junkies across...

Dolphins Draft Recap

The 2016 NFL draft has come and gone and with it the Miami Dolphins have gotten a bit better. There are still plenty of holes to fill and more undrafted free agents to sign, but lets look at what...

Jones and Redmond finally come off the board

The wait is over for Chris Jones and Will Redmond. The former Mississippi State defensive standouts were taken in the second and third rounds, respectively on Friday night in the 2016 NFL Draft at Chicago’s Auditorium Theatre. Jones was...

Dolphins get their targets with questionable decisions

Day 2 of the 2016 NFL draft has come to an end and with it the Dolphins have added 3 new players. Not everything went as expected and Miami passed on players many had them taking in mock drafts....

Best and Worst Picks from the First Round of the Draft

Best Picks   Ezekiel Elliott to the Dallas Cowboys Dallas was in a prime position Thursday night. They couldn’t go wrong at with the fourth overall pick. They had major needs at defensive end, linebacker, cornerback and of course running back. Some...

WE SPIN THE WHEEL AND LOSE AGAIN

Curse you, NFL Draft! Why can you not make Atlanta's picks for them!? Why do you torture them so?! Why are they taking their second round option and paying him round 1 money? Why do the Falcons rely on...

Miami goes high risk, high reward

The pick is in and after much contemplation, the 13th selection is...Laremy Tunsil! It was a shocker for the Dolphins as they watched Ezekiel Elliot and Vernon Hargreaves come off the board before 13. After that happened the direction...

Laremy Tunsil slides to Miami at 13 after marijuana video appears on his Twitter...

Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil was thought to be the #1 pick in the NFL Draft a month ago. But after the Titans traded back to the #15 many experts thought he would drop a few spots but...

Whatcha Gonna Do?

It is here! The Falcons are primed and ready to make their pick tonight. They're sitting at 16 and waiting to see how the picks ahead of them are shaking out. Atlanta wants to look linebacker in the first...

Why the Colts should draft a QB FIRST round!

....They shouldn't....Duh! (Sorry for the scare Mr. Luck....Excited about the bookclub though!) Anyways.... Now that I've got you here, you might as well just listen to what I have to say about tonight's spectacle that is the 1st round of...

What to expect from Dolphins in later rounds

The first round of the 2016 NFL draft is here and with it will be the start of some hectic days for the Dolphins. A lot has been made about who Miami will take with 13th selection on day...

A Farrier Stable Broncos Draft

Marc Mandell 4/25/16 Drafting the best player available and not for need is the only way to go. Just ask Lord Belichick. This is the style that The Duke, John Elway has chosen and so far, so good. As the 2016...