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2020 prospects post

Top prospects for 2020 … One of the continuing story lines of the 2019 draft process is whether any of this year’s QB-needy teams are in fact looking ahead to the 2020 draft to address that situation, in what is being touted as a QB-rich year. There have been rumors, for example, that that is the plan in… Read More »

Larry Parker mock post

Parker posts March mock … GBN Investigative College Football Analyst Larry Parker has updated his 2019 first-round draft projection based on the data from the combine and pro days.

After scare, TE Conrad able to work out at UK pro day

After scare, UK TE Conrad able to work out at pro day … OLB Josh Allen, who is considered to be a top 3-4 prospect for this year’s draft, did not participate at all at today’s pro day at Kentucky, but TE C.J. Conrad was at least able to do positional drills. Conrad, who had been considered to… Read More »

FS Adderley has strong pro day

Rising FS Adderley has strong pro day; local teams interested … Delaware had its biggest pro day crowd ever as over 70 NFL personnel people from all 32 teams were at the Blue Hens workout earlier today. And most were there to see rising FS Nasir Adderley, who was unable to workout at the combine because of an… Read More »

Guess who’s coming to dinner

Guess who’s coming to dinner!! … This week’s round of pro day workouts by several of the top QB prospects for the upcoming draft is over for now, but the actual throwing routines are only part of the equation. The other part of the story is which teams are going above and beyond in the due diligence on… Read More »

Pigskin seers Seahawks draft

Pigksin seers Seahawks draft … As he has done in the past, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette will be posting mock drafts for specific teams over the final few weeks of the pre-draft process starting today with the Seattle Seahawks.

Top LBs in pro day focus

Top LBs in pro day focus … The busiest week on the annual pro day circuit wraps up today with another dozen or so workouts scheduled across the country including stops at LSU and Kentucky. And one can figure there will be good turnouts at both workouts as both the Tigers and Wildcats feature LBs with top 5… Read More »

Solid workout for Missou QB Lock

Solid workout for Missou QB Lock … Missouri QB Drew Lock just completed the throwing portion of his pro day workout. And by all accounts it was a solid workout, although not as complete as those of Kyler Murray and Dwayne Haskins earlier this month. Lock showed plenty of arm strength, although the ball seems to come out… Read More »

another day; another QB workout

Another day; another QB pro day … It will be the turn of Missouri QB Drew Lock to workout for pro personnel people later this morning as the annual pro day schedule churns on. The NFL Network will have full coverage beginning at 11 AM ET. Lock is generally considered to be the #3 QB prospect in this… Read More »

Solid pro day showing for OSU QB Haskins

Solid pro day showing for OSU QB Haskins … Whether Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins added to his overall final draft grade with his performance at today’s pro day at the school is open to debate, but its hard to see where he would have lost any ground. Haskins completed 58 of 64 passes during a scripted throwing… Read More »

Pro day updates

Pro day updates … Just a couple of updates from yesterday’s pro day action. At Alabama, OLB Christian Miller, who didn’t run at the combine because of a hamstring injury, was again unable to do the 40. Same for FS Deionte Thompson who remains sidelined after recently undergoing wrist surgery. Both are hoping to run at a second… Read More »

Giants wine and dine Haskins

Giants wine and dine OSU QB Haskins prior to pro day … One of the interesting elements to the pro day experience, particualrly as it relates to the very top prospects, is which team or teams get to spend extra time with the player prior to or after the actual workout. In the case of Ohio State QB… Read More »

Buckeyes hilite busy day on pro day sched

Buckeyes hilite busy day on pro day schedule … Today may be the busiest day on the annual pro day schedule with on-campus workouts scheduled at Ohio State, Notre Dame, Southern Cal, Georgia, Pittsbrugh, Boston College and Baylor among other schools. Most of today’s focus, though, will be on the Ohio State workout where QB Dwayne Haskins will… Read More »

‘Bubblish’ pro day for LaTech DE Ferguson

‘Bubblish’ pro day for LaTech DE Ferguson … With all the excitement at today’s Alabama it wasn’t all that hard to overlook the figure that maybe the day’s most relevant on-campus workout was actually at Louisiana Tech where DE Jaylon Ferguson finally got to do his stuff. Ferguson, the NCAA’s all-time career sack leader, was originally invited, but… Read More »

Bubble times for Tide stars at pro day

Bubble times for Tide stars at pro day … Needless to say there was a packed house in Tuscaloosa earlier today for the Alabama pro day. All 32 teams were represented at the workout with most sending multiple personnel. Indeed, 8 G.M.s were in town along with several head coaches including Bill Belichek of the Super Bowl champion… Read More »

Cardinals meet with Murray

Cardinals meet with Sooners’ QB Murray … According to a story first reported by the Houston Chronicle’s Aaron Wilson earlier today, former Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray is meeting privately with senior Arizona people including G.M. Steve Keim and head coach Kliff Kingsbury in Norman today. Interesting that it appears to be an on-campus visit where the Cardinals would… Read More »

Tide pro day on tap

Tide workout highlights pro day sched … The path to the draft continues today when Alabama, which again figures to be one of the top programs at the 2019 draft, holds its pro day this afternoon. And no doubt there will be pretty close to a full house at the on-campus workout in Tuscaloosa with pro scouts hoping… Read More »

Heart condiion could impact ER Sweat’s draft prospects

Heart condition could impact ER Sweat’s draft prospects … Ian Rapoport of NFL.com is reporting today, that medical tests at last month’s combine discovered that rising Mississippi State DE/OLB Montez Sweat has a pre-existing heart condition that was apparently not previously known to teams. The fact that combine doctors then allowed Sweat to go through the full combine… Read More »

GBN Projection updated

GBN projection updated … Okay, so we finally broke down and updated the 2019 GBN mock, which for the record has been expanded to three rounds, after a hiatus of almost 3 and a half months. As we noted earlier on the reason we were reluctant to update was that we simply had no idea how the QB… Read More »

ECU ER Harvey denied 5th year; to enter draft

ECU ER Harvey denied 5th year; to enter draft … The NCAA has denied East Carolina DE/ER Nate Harvey a 5th season of eligibility, meaning that he will be entered in the 2019 draft field. Harvey had applied for the extra eligibility because he barely played in his freshman season at Georgia Military College, however, he did appear… Read More »

Dolphins unload QB Tannehill to Titans

Dolphins unload QB Tannehill to Titans … First the QB news in Miami after the Dolphins traded QB Ryan Tannehill to Tennessee earlier today. The Dolphins actually received an asset from the Titans in the form of a 2020 4th round pick pick in exchange for a guy they were almost assuredly going to outright release. For the… Read More »

What’s next for Giants post

What next for the Giants??? … Good question!! Not surprisingly, we’ve had a number of emails and the like over the past several days from – sometimes apoplectic – Giants fans wondering what’s next for the franchise after this week’s shocking blockbuster trade in which star WR Odell Beckham was traded to Cleveland. That came after the Giants… Read More »

Pigskin grades defensive positions

Pigskin grades defensive position groups … With the all-star games and combine now part of the evaluation for the 2019 draft, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has revised his grades for the defensive position groups for the upcoming draft to follow up on his earlier post detailing grades on the overall offensive position.

Disappointing day at Clemson pro day

Disappointing day at Clemson pro day … There was a full contingent of NFL personnel execs at today’s pro day at national champion Clemson including G.M.s Marty Hurney of Carolina, Pittsburgh’s Kevin Colbert and Todd Bowles of Tampa Bay as well as head coaches Mike Tomlin of Pittsburgh, Tennessee’s Mike Vrabel and Zac Taylor of Cincinnati. Unfortunately, they… Read More »

DE Ferrell won’t work out at Clemson pro day

DE Ferrell won’t work out at Clemson pro day … Turns out that Clemson DE Clelin Ferrell won’t work after all at the Tigers’ pro day today. Ferrell reportedly has been sidelined the past couple of days with a toe injury. No word yet whether Ferrell will schedule a private pro day type workout later this month or… Read More »