OLe Miss OT Little enters draft

Ole Miss OT Little enters draft … Mississippi junior LT Greg Little has become the latest underclassman to confirm that they will be entering the 2019 draft. Little is generally considered to be one of the 2-3 tackles in this year’s draft with the potential to go as early as the first 10-15 picks.

Raiders fire GM McKenzie

Raiders fire GM McKenzie … Oakland has reportedly fired G.M. Reggie McKenzie. McKenzie has been the Raiders G.M. since 2012 during which time the team has had one of the records in the NFL, including 3-10 this year. No word on a possible replacement, although the buzz around the league is that McKenzie lost a power struggle with… Read More »

top pick too close to call after upset specials

Top pick too close to call after upset specials … Maybe in fact the ‘meek shall inherit the earth’ or something like that as both San Francisco and Oakland, which went into the weekend sitting on the 1st and 2nd picks respectively in the 2019 draft selection order were it held this week, pulled off upset wins. San… Read More »

UDub OT Adams confirms return next fall

UDub OT Adams confirms return to school in 2019 … The story got kind of underreported last week, but star Washington LT Trey Adams made his first start in more than 13 months in the Huskies win over Utah in the Pac-12 championship game. In fact, Adams played all 73 snaps in the win over Utah which earned… Read More »

Top ten picks shuffling in order

Top 10 picks shuffling in order … Expect some shuffling among the early picks in the selection order for the opening round of the 2019 draft later today as 6 of the teams currently sitting on the top 10 picks play one another on today’s schedule. The New York Jets, for example, who would have the 3rd pick… Read More »

OU QB Murray wins Heisman

OU QB Murray wins Heisman … In a bit of an upset, Oklahoma junior QB Kyler Murray won this year’s Heisman Trophy, edging out Alabama redshirt sophomore QB Tua Tagovailoa for the award. Murray is the second straight Oklahoma QB to win the award as Baker Mayfield was the 2017 winner. Of course, Mayfield went onto to become… Read More »

QB Grier latest to pass on bowl participation

WVU QB Grier latest to pass on bowl participation … Maybe the good folks that run the bowl system can continue to fool people into thinking that the non-playoff games mean something more than diddly-squat, but it appears that the players are quickly catching on. West Virginia QB Will Grier, one of the top prospects at the position… Read More »

Pigskin;s prospects review

Pigskin’s final prospect review … With the college season now in the books, save for bowls, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette weighs in with his final weekly prospects review column highlighting the players that caught his eye in last weekend’s conference finals.

CSU WR Williams enters draft

CSU WR Williams enters draft … After a breakout year in which he was one of the top receivers in all college football, registering 96 catches for almost 1,350 yards and 14 TDs, Colorado State junior WR Preston Williams has opted to enter the upcoming draft. The 6-3, 210-pound Williams was orginally a big-time recruit at Tennessee, but… Read More »

Agent throws cold water on rumors that star OU QB Murray could rethink baseball decision

Agent throws cold water on rumors star OU QB Murray could rethink baseball decision … There have been several media reports in recent days that star Oklahoma junior QB Kyler Murray, who will be in New York this weekend as one of the three finalists for this year’s Heisman Trophy presentation, is rethinking his plan to give up… Read More »

Laval DE Betts heads CFL draft winter rankings

Laval DE Betts heads CFL winter draft rankings … Laval DE Mathieu Betts is the new #1 prospect on winter rankings for the 2019 CFL draft. The 6-3, 250-pound Betts is a three-time lineman of the year in Canadian college football; he is also reportedly one of the two players from Canadian universities who has been invited to… Read More »

UCLA TE latesdt to enter draft

UCLA TE Latest to enter draft … It has been a relatively quiet day so far in terms of underclassmen announcing their intention to enter the 2019 draft. Indeed, UCLA junior TE Caleb Wilson is the only junior or redshirt freshman to have indicated today that they would be making themselves available for the upcoming draft. Wilson, a… Read More »

GBN projection updated

GBN projection updated … With the college season all but done save for the bowls and the NFL at the three-quarter pole it seems like as good a time as any to update the 2019 GBN mock, which also for the record has been expanded to two rounds. Also note that neither of QBs Justin Herbert of Oregon… Read More »

Spartan RB Scott shifts gears; will enter draft

Spartan RB Scott shifts gears; will enter draft … Michigan State junior RB L.J. Scott has formally announced that he will in fact be entering the 2019 draft. Scott, who only played in 4 games this past season, had originally indicated he would return for a 5th year of eligibility, but ultimately decided that the threat of another… Read More »

QBs Grier, Stidham latest bunch of Senior Bowl roster adds

QBs Grier, Stidham latest bunch of Senior Bowl roster adds … Star QBs Will Grier of West Virginia and Auburn junior Jarrett Stidham headline a list of 32 more players whom the Senior Bowl confirmed have accepted roster invitations today. Being in Mobile will be a big opportunity for both players. Grier, for example, would love to follow… Read More »

One prospect in; one out, one moving

College football notes: one prospect in; one out, one moving … More moves on a busy day on the college football transaction wire. Alabama junior MLB Mack Wilson, who had been considered to be a late first round prospect had he opted to enter this year’s draft, has announced that he’ll be returning to school for his senior… Read More »

UNC WR declares for draft

UNC WR declares for draft … North Carolina junior WR Anthony Ratliff-Williams has announced that he will be entering the 2019 draft. Ratliff-Williams isn’t all that highly rated as a prospect as he did not make the jump in productivity this season as he had only 42 receptions for less than 700 yards and just two scores, although… Read More »

GBN All-america and college award picks

GBN All-America and college award picks … No big here, but Alabama redshirt sophomore Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma junior Kyler Murray were the consensus choices for QB when the senior GBN staff sat down and made their picks for this year’s All-America team. The staff did split a bit, though, with GBN Editor and Publisher Grumpy Lindsay and… Read More »

Pigskin posts final rankings

Pigskin posts final rankings … With just the bowls left in the college football season, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has posted his final college rankings.

Former Tiger QB Bryant still a Tiger

Former Tiger QB Bryant still a Tiger … Former Clemson QB Kelly Bryant announced earlier today that he will be transferring to Missouri where he will be eligible immediately for the 2019 season as a grad transfer. Bryant led Clemson to 16 wins in 18 starts, but lost his starting job to freshman sensation Trevor Lawrence earlier this… Read More »

Bills cut WRs Benjamin, Holmes

Bills cut WRs Benjamin, Holmes … Interesting that on the same day that Mississippi junior A.J. Brown, the consensus top receiver prospect in this year’s draft class, announced that he will be entering the 2019 draft, Buffalo released veteran WR Kelvin Benjamin and Andre Holmes. Benjamin is currently second on the Bills this season with 354 receiving yards,… Read More »

Ole Miss WR Brown enters drfat

Ole Miss WR Brown enters draft … Mississippi junior WR A.J. Brown, arguably the top receiver prospect in the 2019 draft class, has announced that he will be turning pro and entering the upcoming draft. The 6-1, 230-pound Brown led the SEC with 85 receptions for over 1,300 yards and 6 scores. Meanwhile, Notre Dame junior TE Alize… Read More »

Auburn QB Stidham entering draft

Auburn QB Stidham to enter draft … Several media outlets around the Auburn football program are reporting this morning that the Tigers’ junior QB Jarrett Stidham is going to enter the upcoming draft. Stidham was rated as a possible mid-first round pick entering the season, but his grade slipped significantly as he had a very up-and-down year in… Read More »

Ohio State Meyer to retire

Ohio State coach Meyer to retire … A bit of a shocker in college football as Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer will reportedly announce at a 2 PM press conference that he will be retiring after the Rose Bowl. Meyer will be replaced by offensive coordinator Ryan Day who did replaced Meyer earlier this year when the… Read More »

Rising Cowboys’ ER enters draft

Rising Cowboys’ ER enters draft … It was one of the worst kept secrets around the Oklahoma State program, but rising junior edge rusher Jordan Brailford has confirmed that he will be bypassing on his final year of college eligibility and entering the 2019 draft where he is projected to be a second-day pick. The 6-3, 250-pound Brailford,… Read More »