Saturday, October 21, 2017

Vincent Valentine to leave Nebraska for NFL Draft

Nebraska defensive tackle Vincent Valentine is going to forgo his senior season in Lincoln and will enter the NFL Draft. Valentine made the announcement earlier today on Twitter. My decision has been made. Thank you Husker Nation for all...

Is Carson Wentz a first round draft pick?

There are a lot of intriguing quarterback prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft this year. With guys like Connor Cook, Jared Goff and Christian Hackenburg coming from Power 5 conferences and expected to go in the first round Carson...

Will Derrick Henry be drafted in the first round in the 2016 NFL Draft?

Last month Derrick Henry's draft stock shot up signifigantly by winning the Heisman Trophy. Before being invited to New York for the ceremony Henry was thought to be a third or fourth round pick according to most draft experts....

Scouting Reggie Ragland

Every team in the NFL needs an absolute beast on the defensive side of the ball. The same goes for every SEC team and the University of Alabama is no different. Who is that defensive beast, you ask? No,...

Derrick Henry officially enters 2016 NFL Draft

We all knew it was coming but today Derrick Henry made it official and entered the NFL Draft. Henry announced his decision at a press conference. Nick Saban spoke briefly and turned it over to Henry who announced his...

Deshaun Watson’s 2017 NFL Draft Stock Soaring after career night against Bama

Even though his team came up short last night against Alabama in the Finals of the College Football Playoff Deshaun Watson was the star of the game. Watson lit up the Crimson Tide defense for 405 yards and 4...

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...

Braxton Miller’s Draft Stock Improving at Senior Bowl

Braxton Miller is turning heads at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, AL this week. The former Ohio State quarterback/wide receiver has caught the eyes of NFL scounts and GMs attending the practices the past two days with his speed...

Marquez North’s Draft Stock on the Rise After NFL Combine

Marquez North has quietly improved his draft stock after a solid showing at the NFL Combine. While most scouts panned the receiving corps 40 times and deemed the group "slow" the former Vol receiver ran a 4.48 and was...

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...

Another Bulldog Prospect arrested before NFL Draft

Must be something in the water in Starkville, Mississippi. Just days after star QB Dak Prescott was arrested for DUI defensive lineman prospect Chris Jones got popped for driving on a suspended license after he was stopped for speeding. Jones...

Which RB at the Combine will be a star in the NFL?

Last week NFL fans were hearing about hand size, 40 times, and in Mississippi State defensive lineman's case, wardrobe malfunction. There is a lot that goes into making a player a star in the NFL and you can't necessarily...

Pharoh Cooper could be the best receiver in the 2016 NFL Draft

After a disappointing 3-9 season at South Carolina Pharoh Cooper will head to greener pastures following his junior season to the NFL. Cooper could've returned to Columbia for one more season but fear of injury and question marks at...

Maroon tops White 34-21 in Mississippi State Spring Game

Maroon erased a seven-point deficit and scored 28 points in the first half to defeat White, 34-21, in the Mississippi State spring football game on Saturday afternoon in Davis Wade Stadium. "We got a lot accomplished that we wanted to...

Scheu, Williamson and Weatherly Shine at Vanderbilt Pro Day

28 NFL teams diverged on the Vanderbilt campus today in Nashville for the school's annual Pro Day. Among the teams on campus were the Chiefs, Bengals, Browns, Broncos, Eagles, Falcons, Jaguars, Jets, Panthers, Cowboys, Texans, Titans, Steelers, Cardinals, Chargers,...

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...

Cam Sutton will stay at Tennessee, enter NFL Draft in 2017

There had been a lot of speculation around Knoxville whether or not Cam Sutton will forgo his senior season at Tennessee and enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Today Sutton put the rumors to rest and announced he will be...

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...

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...

Bama Defense may hurt Connor Cook’s Draft Stock

With two Big Ten championships and a Rose Bowl MVP trophy Connor Cook will leave Michigan State as one of the most successful quarterbacks to ever play of the Spartans. Unfortunately for all of his accolades and achievements his...

Four Players the Titans won’t draft with first pick in 2016 NFL Draft

Now that the Combine is in the rear-view mirror people are starting to speculate about who the Titans will take with the first pick in the draft. Everyone seems to have an opinion about who Roger Goodell will announce...

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...

Kentucky NFL Pro Day Set for March 4 in Nutter Field House

Now that the Combine is wrapping up NFL teams will turn their attention to Pro Days. Kentucky will hold theirs this Friday, March 4th. Two Wildcats were invited to participate in the official NFL Combine – LB Josh Forrest...

The Least Publicized Alabama Prospect

What if I told you that the best offensive lineman in this year's NFL Draft was probably the least publicized in recent history? What if I told you that prospect was the smartest, most athletic offensive lineman on a SEC...

Curt Maggitt and Marquez North represent Vols at NFL Combine

Two Vols have been invited to the NFL Combine in February later this month. Curt Maggitt and Marquez North go invited to workout for NFL scouts and meet with teams in Indy. Maggitt didn't get to leave Tennessee on his...

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...

Arkansas TE Hunter Henry declares for 2016 NFL Draft

Arkansas tight end Hunter Henry will forgo his senior season in Fayetteville and enter the 2016 NFL Draft. Henry released a statement announcing his intentions earlier today. "As I move on to pursue my dream of playing in the NFL,...

WKU looking for Doughty’s replacement

WKU enjoyed clear skies and cool temperatures on Saturday as they worked through their second scrimmage of the spring season on Saturday inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. It was a day that could be best summed up by consistency as...

Who will trade up in the draft for Jared Goff?

Headed into the NFL Combine next month Jared Goff has emerged as the top QB in the 2016 NFL Draft. Goff lit up PAC-12 defenses all year throwing for 4,719 yards and 43 TDs last season has put him...

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...

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...

Temple LB Tyler Matakevich drawing interest from Giants and Eagles

Standing right at 6'0, 235 pounds Temple linebacker Tyler Matakevich isn't the biggest guy you've ever seen. His 40 time (4.81) and Combine numbers didn't jump right out at you either but when you look at the body of...

Brandon Allen is an intriguing prospect in the NFL Draft

Arkansas quarterback Brandon Allen really stepped up in 2015. After passing for 2285 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2014 Allen exploded last year for 3440 yards and 30 TDs in his senior season in Fayetteville. Now he is on...

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...

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...

Analytics or Rubbish?

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

Hilltoppers Defense Showing Improvement in Spring Ball

For the second-straight day, WKU got back on the field inside Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium for another spring practice in full pads on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The Hilltoppers have four practices remaining in spring ball, with the Tops heading...

Kagen Skidmore and Taquan Evans shine in EKU Spring Game

The Maroon team beat the White squad, 35-33, in the annual Eastern Kentucky University Maroon and White football game on Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. Both sides of the ball showed excitement and made explosive plays that are sure...

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...

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...

25 Prospects will attend 2016 NFL Draft

The NFL announced the 25 players that were invited to attend the draft on April 28th in Chicago yesterday. It's a no-brainer that Laremy Tunsil, Jalen Ramsey, Jared Goff and Carson Wentz would be there since they are all...

Eagles emerge as a contender to move up to #1 in 2016 NFL Draft

Things are getting crazy in Nashville. There are rumblings that several teams have called up new Titans GM Jon Robinson to see what it would take to get to the top of the draft to take Carson Wentz and...

Stephen Weatherly is the only Commodore invited to NFL Combine

Vanderbilt linebacker Stephen Weatherly raised some eyebrows in Nashville when he announced he was forgoing his senior season to enter the NFL Draft last month. Weatherly probably would've benefited from another year in Derek Mason's defense but he did...

Derrick Henry weighed in at 247 at NFL Combine

Alabama running back Derrick Henry weighed in today at the NFL Combine at a whopping 247 pounds. The Heisman Trophy winner was a little surprised he was so heavy. "I was kind of shocked I was 247 this morning. But...

Titans showing lots of interest in Laremy Tunsil at Ole Miss Pro Day

With the NFL Draft one month away the Titans hold all the cards with the first pick in the draft. Most mock drafts have Tennessee taking Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil at #1 and by the contingent at...

Caleb Azubike could Anchor Down in the NFL despite injury plagued career at Vanderbilt

Caleb Azubike surprised a lot of people on National Signing Day when he spurned some big time college football programs signing with Vanderbilt in 2012. The Nashville native felt at home just down the street on West End...

2016 NFL Draft Order Set

Now that the regular season is over the 2016 NFL Draft order is set with the Titans owning the top pick in the draft. The Browns will pick second after beating Tennessee earlier this season. Here is the order the...

Christian Hackenberg’s Draft Stock Falling as Season Ends with Loss to Georgia

Christian Hackenburg declared himself eligible for the 2016 NFL Draft after a loss to Georgia in the Tax Slayer Bowl. The Penn State QB injured his shoulder in the second quarter and did not return to the game. The...

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...

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...