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NDSU’s Lance 2nd top QB to set 2nd pro day

NDSU’s Lance 2nd top QB to set 2nd pro day … Literally just hours after Ohio State QB Justin Fields confirmed that he would be attending a 2nd Buckeyes’ pro day on April 14th, Trey Lance of North Dakota State indicated that he’ll also be participating in his programs second pro day on April 19th. One of the… Read More »

Pigskin mocks AFC West

Pigskin mocks AFC West … GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette continues his series of separate mock drafts for each team highlighting the direction or directions they are most likely to go at the upcoming draft with a preview of the drafts of the teams in the AFC West. Meanwhile, for those that missed it, here is Pigskin’s… Read More »

Mills hot

Twenty days and counting; QB Mills hot … Less than three weeks now until the start of the 2021 draft and its still pretty quiet around the league. One player that is generating a little buzz these days is Stanford QB Davis Mills. Mills is still a ways behind the group of 5 top prospects at the position… Read More »

QB Lawrence throwing again

QB Lawrence throwing again; getting hitched … The NFL Network is reporting that Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, who will be the first player selected at the 2021 draft when the actual picking gets underway on April 29th, has been throwing for the past couple of weeks. Lawrence underwent surgery on his non-throwing shoulder in mid-February and while he… Read More »

On the whole I really ould rather be in Cleveland

‘On the whole I really would rather be in Cleveland’ … Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence, who will be the first player selected at the 2021 draft, has already said that he won’t be attending this year draft in Cleveland; instead, he’ll be watching the draft with his family at home. However, the NFL has announced that ten players… Read More »

Three weeks and counting

Three weeks and counting to go … The start of the NFL draft is just three weeks away. That’s 21 days and counting. And we don’t know whether its because of covid or whatever, but there’s really not a whole lot of buzz out there right now. There are a couple of players, though, that people are talking… Read More »

Medical testing on tap for top prospects

Medical testing on tap for top prospects … Nothing formal has been announced but we believe that this is the weekend that 150 or so of the top prospects for the 2021 draft will be asked to go to Indianapolis for final medical tests before the draft. It is also believed that each individual NFL team will be… Read More »

Trade up interest in TE Pitts

Trade up interest in TE Pitts … While most of the focus on the top ten of the 2021 draft, now just 22 days away has been on the QBs, there is a bit of a buzz around the league that there could be potentially some teams interested in moving up to acquire Florida TE Kyle Pitts. As… Read More »

Buckeyes’ add second pro day

Buckeyes add 2nd pro day … Ohio State has reportedly opted to hold a second pro day prior to the 2021 draft on April 14th, in part to provide another opportunity for NFL teams to watch Fields work out in person. Recall that the Buckeyes first pro day was held the same day as that of Alabama last… Read More »

GBN Big Board

GBN Big Board tweaked; up to 300 … With just 22 days until the picks start coming off the board, the GBN Big Board ranking the top 300 prospects for the 2021 draft, has been updated. And our Chief Scout Larry Parker reports the staff is really impressed with the quality and depth of this year’s draft class.… Read More »

Projection tweaked

Projection tweaked … We weren’t really planning on it, but with all the developments over the past week or so we figured we had to update our current first-round projection.

49ers brain trust at odds over QB pick?

49ers brain trust at odds over QB pick? … Interesting report in the local paper in San Francisco over the weekend suggesting that there is some disagreement between 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and the rest of the personnel over which QB to select with the 3rd pick overall at the 2021 draft. According to the report, Shanahan… Read More »

Jets send QB Darnold to Panthers for picks

Jets send QB Darnold to Panthers for picks … Another curve ball of sorts for the 2021 draft, which is now just 24 days away as the NY Jets have traded QB Sam Darnold to Carolina for a 6th round pick this year, the 226th pick overall, along with 2nd and 4th rounders next year.  The Jets, who… Read More »

Pigskin mocks NFC West

Pigskin mocks NFC West … As he does every year at this time, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette is preparing separate mock drafts for each team highlighting the direction or directions they are most likely to go at the upcoming draft. And he gets it underway this morning with a preview of the drafts of the teams… Read More »

GBN staff thoughts on Sewell pro day

GBN staff thoughts on Sewell pro day … In the aftermath of Oregon OT Penei Sewell’s less than eye-popping pro day workout this week, we talked with GBN Chief Scout Larry Parker about what it all means. And his response was ‘don’t overthink it!’ According to Parker, Sewell is still the best OT prospect in this year’s draft;… Read More »

Pigskin set to mock team drafts

Pigskin set to mock team drafts … As he does every year at this time, GBN Associate Editor Pigskin Paul Guillemette produces a separate mock draft for each team highlighting the direction or directions they are most likely to go at the upcoming draft. This year is no exception, although because there has been so much going on,… Read More »

Mixed bag so far for Sewell pro day

Mixed bag of sorts at Sewell pro day … Its been kind of a mixed bag for Oregon OT Penei Sewell at the Ducks’ pro day today. Accoring to reports from the Senior Bowl’s Jim Nagy, Sewell came in a tad shorter than expected at just under 6-5, 331 – he had been listed at 6-6 in the… Read More »

Bengals out in force at Ducks pro day

Bengals out in force at Ducks pro day … Still waiting for some actual results from today’s pro day at Oregon where OT Penei Sewell is the featured prospect. What we do know is that Cincinnati is there in numbers including head coach Zac Taylor, Director of Player Personnel Duke Tobin and offensive line coach Frank Pollack. The… Read More »

Tulsa LB Collins pro day

Tulsa LB Collins has a little disappointing pro day … Still waiting for the full results, but the early returns from the Tulsa pro day is that star LB Zaven Collins had a liitl bit of a disappointing day. Collins, who looked more like a DE when he measured in at almost 6-5, 260, was clocked in an… Read More »

Ducks wrap pro day week

Ducks wrap pro day week … The busiest week on the pro day circuit wraps up later today with a number of on-campus workouts set to go including one at Oregon where star OT Penei Sewell will be the featured prospect. And while there will be some pro days next week, this pretty much wraps up the process.… Read More »

Gopher WR Bateman back in picture

Strong pro day puts Gopher WR Bateman back in picture? … Very interesting performance at the Minnesota pro day today where star Gophers’ WR Rashod Bateman had a really strong outing. Bateman raised some eyebrows early in the day when he measured in at 6-0.5, 190 which is significantly smaller that his program weight of 6-2, 210. Bateman,… Read More »

Okie State RB Hubbard sizzles

Cowboys’ RB Hubbard, OT Jenkins impress at OSU pro day … Oklahoma State RB Chuba Hubbard made something of a statement at the Cowboys’ pro day earlier. Hubbard, a Canadian who exploded for over 2,000 yards on the ground in 2019, but whose draft stock plummeted after an up-and-down season this past fall, ran an unofficial hand-timed 4.36… Read More »

Thursday pro day

Oklahoma State heads another busy day on pro day sked … There will be yet another busy day on the pro day circuit later today with at least 8 on-campus workouts set to go including those at Oklahoma State, Oregon State, Minnesota, South Florida, Central Florida, Appalachian State and Charlotte. And while we don’t expect the fireworks we… Read More »

One month to go!!!!

One month to go  … until the 2021 draft!!! Hang in there guys!!!

pro day wrap

Pro day wrap … It really was a rather amazing day on today’s pro day circuit with some truly outsanding performances from top prospects like LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase and Florida TE Kyle Pitts. We have finally been able to post full reports for the pro days at LSU, Florida and Notre Dame. However, these weren’t the only… Read More »