Senior Bowl weigh-in notes … If there was a surprise at this morning’s weigh-in and measurement session at the Senior Bowl in Mobile it may be that there really weren’t all that many surprises. The QBs, for example, turned up pretty much as advertised, while there was some impressive size at both WR and the offensive line. Read… Read More »
Final total of underclassmen in draft down … The NFL has released its final list of underclassmen officially eligible for the 2020 draft. The official list includes 115 juniors and redshirt sophomores who have been granted entry to this year’s draft. (For the record, that’s the same number we had on our unofficial account, but our staff is… Read More »
Dispatches from Mobile; Senior Bowl report day one … Things are starting to percolate at the Senior Bowl in Mobile as the players have been through this morning’s measurement session and are getting ready for this afternoon’s practices. And GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette weighs in with some stuff he is picking up this morning in his… Read More »
Senior Bowl measurement numbers … Courtesy of Scott Wright over at NFL Draft Countdown, here are the height, weight and other measurement data from the Senior Bowl weigh-in this morning.
LSU CB Fulton withdraws from Senior Bowl … Just a quick note from Mobile where the players at the Senior Bowl are preparing to go through the measurement gauntlet. LSU CB Kristian Fulton, one of the top-rated prospects expected to be in Mobile this week, has opted not to participate after playing in last week’s national championship game.… Read More »
Bengals will consider all options at #1 … There were reports around the NFL late last week that Miami was considering trying to put together a package to entice Cincinnati to trade out of the #1 pick at the 2020 draft,but that the Bengals weren’t all that interested. Late yesterday, though, Duke Tobin, the Bengals’ director of player… Read More »
Miami gets second get of the day … Literally just hours after Miami confirmed that star dual-threat QB D’Eriq King was transferring from Houston, the Hurricanes added another elite transfer when DE/ER Quincy Roche announced that he was also headed to ‘The U’ as a grad transfer for his final year of college eligibility. Roche was third nationally… Read More »
Senior Bowl week set to get underway … Folks are gathering in Mobile as we speak for this week’s Senior Bowl which gets underway tomorrow and runs through Saturday. The players from both teams will be measured and weighed Tuesday morning, followed by light practice in shells tomorrow afternoon. There will then be full workouts in pads on… Read More »
The ‘U’ gets QB King in transfer … Miami has confirmed that former Houston QB D’eriq King, one of the more electric dual-threat QBs in the country, will be a Hurricane for his senior season next fall. The 5-11, 195-pounder was considered to be a legit dark-horse Heisman candidate late fall after he accounted for 50 TDs in… Read More »
Withdrawal deadline for draft underclassmen looming … The 3-day window of opportunity for underclassmen who applied for early entry to the 2020 draft to withdraw their applications if they have not yet signed with an agent or otherwise accepted inappropriate benefits closes later today. The NFL will then release the final list of underclassmen eligible to be selected… Read More »
Conference final loss has Pack picking 30th … As a result of this evening’s 37-20 loss to San Francisco in the NFC championship game, Green Bay will have the 30th pick in each round of the 2020 draft. The 31st pick will go to the loser of next month’s Super Bowl between Kansas City and the 49ers, while… Read More »
Conference final loss has Titans picking 29th … As a result of this afternoon’s 35-24 loss to Kansas City in the AFC championship game, Tennessee will have the 29th pick in each round of the 2020 draft. The 30th pick will go to the loser of tonight’s NFC title game between Green Bay and San Francisco.
Burrow to skip Senior Bowl; Simmons rising … There are unconfirmed reports that LSU QB Joe Burrow will not be in mobile for next week’s Senior Bowl. Burrow had reportedly been considering playing in the Senior Bowl, especially with the coaching staff at Cincinnati, the team just about everyone expects to select him with the first pick overall… Read More »
Clemson LB Simmons finally confirms draft entry … It took a little longer than usual, but star Clemson LB Isaiah Simmons, a top 5 prospect for the 2020 draft, did confirm via twitter late this afternoon that he would indeed be entering the upcoming draft.
Shrine, NFLPA star games set to KO … The post-season college all-star schedule hits high gear later today with with both the East-West Shrine and NFLPA games set to KO. The Shrine game kick-off is set 3 PM ET this afternoon on the NFL Network, while the NFLPA game will be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena… Read More »
A little more on ‘missing’ Clemson LB Simmons … We are still trying to track down the latest on the draft status of star Clemson LB Isaiah Simmons, the only prominent prospect for the 2020 draft who has yet to make a formal announcement. According to Grace Raynor, a local football writer who covers Clemson, Simmons told the… Read More »
Clemson CB Terrell announces; nothing from LB Simmons … The deadline for underclassmen to apply to the NFL for early entry to the 2020 draft passed last evening with one more player formally announcing their intention to turn pro this winter. That was Clemson junior CB A.J. Terrell, who figures to be a second day pick. At the… Read More »
URI WR enters draft … It actually happened a couple of weeks ago, but there are reports that Rhode Island junior WR Isaiah Coulter filed paperwork in order to be entered in the 2020 draft. Coulter is an underrated prospect who had 72 receptions for over 1,000 yards and 8 scores and could go as high as the… Read More »
Clemson RB Etienne back to school; LSU TE into draft … A couple of late surprises from the who’s in, who’s out file for the 2020 draft. On the one hand, Clemson junior RB Travis Etienne, one of the top backs in the country, surprisingly has announced that he will be returning to school for his senior season.… Read More »
LSU OLB Chaisson enters draft … LSU lost another underclassman to the NFL with news that redshirt sophomore OLB K’lavon Chaisson, a potential late first or early second round prospect, will be entering the 2020 draft. Chaisson is the 8th LSU underclassman to announce that they will be turning pro this winter.
Pigskin’s all-Shrine team … With the players at this week’s East-West Shrine all-star game in St. Petersburg taking a break today to rest up for tomorrow’s actual game, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette has reviewed his notes and chosen his Shrine all-star team from the week’s practice sessions here.
Deadline day for underclassmen … Time has just about run out for underclassmen thinking about entering the 2020 as juniors and redshirt sophomores who want to enter the draft must file paperwork with the league by the end of business later today. In fact, most underclassmen intending to go pro this winter have already made their intentions known,… Read More »
Shrine, NFLPA star game measurements … For those that are interested, Scott Wright over at NFL Draft Countdown has posted the heights and weights and other key measurement data from both the East-West Shrine all-star game and the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Three Tigers staying put … After losing 7 underclassmen to the 2020 draft over the past day or so, LSU got some better news as a pair of juniors, SS Jacoby Stephens and CB Kary Vincent, along with redshirt sophomore DT Tyler Shelvin all indicated that they will be back for the upcoming season. One other player who… Read More »
USC OT enters draft … With the clock ticking for underclassmen to file paperwork for early entry to the 2020 draft, Southern California junior OT Austin Jackson has announced that he will be foregoing his final year of eligibility and entering the upcoming draft where he projects as a late first or early second round prospect.