Friday, October 20, 2017

Hype Train: I Apologize Ahead of Time

What are we doing here? Why am I seeing the possibility of Reggie Ragland going to the Atlanta Falcons being hyped? Are we really going to do this again? Are we going to let ourselves get our hopes up again? Why,...

Offense shines in Skyhawks Practice

Following last Saturday's annual Navy and White Spring Game, University of Tennessee at Martin head football coach Jason Simpson hope that the team's offense would take the next step over the final week of the spring practice. The offense...

Hilltoppers rack up 900 yards in Spring Game

In front of 5,500 fans on Saturday in Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium, head coach Jeff Brohm's WKU Hilltoppers put on another offensive show, racking up over 900 yards through the air as the Red team defeated the White team...

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,...

Dolphins mulling options for 13th pick

The Miami Dolphins are inching closer and closer to Draft night and the vibe from the team shows that they have not made up their mind. The Dolphins dropped to the 13th pick in the 2016 NFL draft after...

Kenyan Drake: The Ultimate Weapon

Kenyan Drake is the perfect RB for NFL teams and there's no doubt about it. At 6'1" and 210lbs, Drake has uncanny 4.45 speed and the ability to make any defender miss the tackle. Drake is able to line...

Henry to be Honored During Arkansas Spring Game

The 2015 John Mackey Award trophy will be presented to consensus All-American and former Arkansas tight end Hunter Henry during the annual Red-White Spring Game on Saturday. The presentation is slated to begin after the conclusion of the first quarter....

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...

Chiefs Anti-Tampering Appeal Denied by the NFL

In March of 2016, the NFL hit the Kansas City Chiefs with a pretty aggressive and eye-opening penalty regarding tampering with Wide Receiver Jeremy Maclin prior the 2015 season. Citing "inappropriate contact" with Jeremy Maclin prior to the start of...

WKU still looking for Doughty’s replacement at QB

WKU closed out their fourth week of spring practice on Friday in full pads on the turf of Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. With just one week to go, capped off by an April 23 Spring Game, head coach Jeff Brohm...

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...

Stephen Weatherly drawing interest around the NFL before Draft

Stephen Weatherly isn't going to be drafted in the first round. He likely won't even go in the second or third either but the former Vanderbilt linebacker's draft stock seems to be peaking at the right time just before...

Blue Edges White, 19-18, in TSU Annual Spring Game

A 60-yard touchdown toss from Michael Hughes to Mahlon Medley proved to be the difference as the Blue Team narrowly edged out the White Team, 19-18, at the annual Tennessee State Spring Game on Saturday. Hughes, who split time...

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...

Hidden Gem for the Bucanneers?

While most of the world is focusing on who each team will choose as their team-changing, future star in the first round, many people are forgetting what really separates the men from the boys in the NFL draft: the...

What the Titans Can Do With Their New Found Flexibility

In the National Football League, flexibility is a valuable component of the draft process that not everyone can say they have. It’s hard for a team that possesses limited draft picks to deviate from their needs to go the...

Austin Allen named Arkansas starting QB for 2016

Arkansas junior Austin Allen has been named the Razorbacks' starting quarterback, head coach Bret Bielema announced via Twitter (@BretBielema) Thursday following the team's 10th practice of the spring. "The fifth Arkansas edge is we EARN EVERYTHING," Bielema said. "That is...

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...

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...

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...

Brandon McIlwain Shines in 2016 South Carolina Spring Game

The University of South Carolina Football team took the field at Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturday for the annual Garnet & Black Spring Game. The Black team earned the victory, 35-14, in front of 32,916 fans excited to see the...

Arkansas adds Colorado State to 2019 Football Schedule

Arkansas and Mountain West Conference member Colorado State have scheduled a future football game and two future men’s basketball games, it was announced Thursday. The Razorbacks and Rams will square off on the gridiron Sept. 14, 2019 in Arkansas. The...

Skyhawks show growth in first scrimmage of 2016

The University of Tennessee at Martin football team completed its first scrimmage of the spring practice schedule in front of scattered fans throughout Hardy Graham Stadium on Friday afternoon. The Skyhawks made the most of their ninth practice of the...

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...

Western Kentucky announces 2016 Kickoff Times

Hilltopper Football may be five months away, but fans of the Red and White can mark their calendars today as kickoff times for all six home games, including the season opener and homecoming, have been announced. WKU's season opener against...

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...

Gamecocks practice indoors to prepare for Spring Game

The University of South Carolina football team made a change to its routine on Thursday as it held practice number 13 of the spring in the Jerri and Steve Spurrier Indoor Facility. Former Tulane, North Carolina and Texas head coach...

Gamecocks preparing for Spring Game Saturday

The University of South Carolina football team began its final week of spring drills, as they worked out at the new practice fields for their 12th practice of the spring on Tuesday afternoon. “We’re getting better,” said defensive coordinator Travaris...
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Homecoming for Hargreaves?

One thing you can always count on in sports is that success leads to copycats. Starting with the run of dominance that the Seattle Seahawks garnered a few years back with their "Legion of Boom", the other teams began to...

Colts–Where Draft focus should be.

There are many hopeful fans out there (myself included) who believe THIS will be the year their beloved "blue and white" will solidify the struggling offensive line. From the outside, it appears that if they can get that unit cleaned...

Middle Tennessee DB Kevin Byard steals the show at TSU Pro Day

Tennessee State football held its annual Pro Day on Thursday afternoon at the Indoor Football Facility in front of representatives from 20 NFL organizations including the Titans who play a few miles down the street. Reps from the Jaguars,...

Arkansas Adds Defensive Back To 2016 Class

Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema has announced the addition of Ventura College (Calif.) defensive back Britto Tutt to the 2016 signing class. Tutt, who signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) on Wednesday, will join the Razorbacks this summer...

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...

South Carolina Pro Day set for March 30, 2016

The South Carolina football program will hold its annual Pro Timing Day at Williams-Brice Stadium on Wednesday, March 30, when 17 draft-eligible former Gamecock players are slated to work out for NFL coaches and scouts. Those former Gamecock players expected...

How the Rams can trade up to #1 in 2016 NFL Draft

The Titans hold all the cards headed into the NFL Draft next month. With the first overall pick new General Manager Jon Robinson would look to take Tennessee from the bottom of the NFL to the top of the...

South Carolina Spring Practice in Full Swing

The University of South Carolina football team held its sixth practice of the spring on Thursday afternoon. The team wore full pads on another gorgeous spring day in Columbia. Offensive line coach Shawn Elliott understands that his unit should be...

What happens in Titans draft Wentz or Goff with 1st pick in 2016 NFL...

It's pretty much a foregone conclusion that the Titans won't be drafting a QB with the first pick in the draft next month. After drafting Marcus Mariota with the second overall pick last year they have pretty much decided...

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...

Redskins QB Decisions Establish Stability We Can Be Optimistic About

The Redskins QB Moves are Something Fans Can Be Optimistic About.   Robert Griffin III bid farewell in a  personal comment March 7th writing: "It was a blessing guys. I just want to say thank you," tweeted the former Redskins QB. Losing Griffin (currently Free...

How far will Dak Prescott fall after DUI?

Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott was thought to be a second or third round draft pick next month in the 2016 NFL Draft. After throwing for over 300 yards against LSU and Alabama's NFL-caliber defenses and holding every passing...

What’s the Ravens’ Problem??

On the surface, it appears that the Ravens have a lot of work to do in the off season. But, let’s look a little deeper. The Ravens led the league in a terrible stat last year: players on the...

James Bradberry and Michael Pierce impress at Samford Pro Day

Samford cornerback James Bradberry had a great showing at his Pro Day earlier today. Bradberry ran a 4.50 at the Combine last week in Indianapolis but today shaved his time down to 4.40 which would've tied him for sixth...

Brandon Burks improves draft stock at Troy Pro Day

Brandon Burks put himself on the map today at the Troy Pro Day in Troy, Alabama. Burks ran the 40 in 4.41 which would've tied for second best at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis last week. Burks also bench...

Noah Spence shines at EKU Pro Day despite poor conditions

Richmond, Kentucky was the center of the college football universe today. Even thought Arizona State, Nebraska and big brother Kentucky had their Pro Days all eyes were on Eastern Kentucky where potential first round defensive tackle Noah Spence was...

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,...

Noah Spence can improve draft stock at Eastern Kentucky Pro Day

Eastern Kentucky will hold their Pro Day Friday, March 4th. It will be another chance for defensive end Noah Spence to improve his draft stock before the NFL Draft in April. Spence has been soaring up draft boards after...

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...

Dak Prescott To Be Featured on Jon Gruden’s ESPN Quarterback Camp

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, one of the nation's top signal callers available in the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft, will be featured on Jon Gruden's Quarterback Camp on ESPN next month. Prescott is one of seven quarterbacks selected to appear...

South Carolina 2016 Spring Game set for April 9th

The University of South Carolina’s 2016 spring football practice dates and times have been set. The Gamecocks are slated to open their spring drills on Tuesday, March 15, and conclude with the annual Garnet & Black Spring Game on...

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...