Clearly the Head Coach/Quarterback relationship between Notre Dames BRIAN KELLY/EVERETT GOLSON is at a rocky point. It was announced last night that GOLSON would NOT start in today’s Music City Bowl. #8/MALIK ZAIRE/rFR, will be the starter. KELLY did say that he expected GOLSON to play in the game, clearly telling us that GOLSON is not an injury… Read More »
‘Other’ top DE enters draft … Nebraska junior DE Randy Gregory announced this morning that he will be entering the 2015 draft where he is projected to be one of the first 5-6 players selected.
Canes OT enters draft … Miami junior OT Ereck Flowers has announced he will be foregoing his final year of college eligibility and will enter the 2015 draft. And the 6-5, 325-pound Flowers could be a very interesting candidate. Indeed, there is already a buzz that he has climbed into the top 15-20 players on many boards across… Read More »
USC DE enters draft … Southern California DE Leonard Williams has announced that he will be leaving school and entering the 2015 draft where he is considered to be one of, if not the, top non-QB prospect on the board.
Pair of Big 10 stars enter draft … Pretty much s expected, Indiana junior RB Tevin Coleman has decided to skip his senior season and enter the 2015 draft where he is projected to be a late first or early second round selection. The 6-0, 210-pound Coleman with world-class speed ran for over 2,000 yards this past season… Read More »
Auburn WR out of bowl; to return in 2015 … The curious tale of Auburn junior WR D’haquille Williams apparently has a little closure at least for now. Williams is back at practice with the Tigers as they prepare for their Outback Bowl date with Wisconsin later in the week, but will not play in the game after… Read More »
New site design launched … It took awhile but we have redesigned the GBN hopefully making it a better site for draft fans. And still cheap! Please let us know if there are problems or comments etc. Also please note in response to several inquiries re the underclassmen tables we used to post, we were waiting for the… Read More »
Top DE to stay in school … In something of a surprise, Baylor junior DE Shawn Oakman has decided to return to school for his senior season. The 6-8, 280-pound Oakman had been rated by more than one team as a potential top ten pick based on his freakish size and athleticism, however, it appears that Oakman would… Read More »
Bears, Falcons join rush to clean house … No real surprises in either Chicago or Atlanta where the Bears have fired both G.M. Phil Emery and head coach Mark Trestman, while Atlanta has canned head coach Mike Smith. For the record, Chicago will have the 7th pick at the 2015 draft, one pick ahead of Atlanta.
Jets clean house … And so it begins. Just hours after finishing yet another disappointing season, the New York Jets have fired both G.M. John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan in the wake of a 4-12 season. The Jets will have the 4th pick in this year‘s draft. No word on potential replacements, but the Jets have… Read More »
Selection order updated … With the 2014 NFL regular schedule now in the books, the first twenty selections at the 2015 have now been settled as per the updated first-round selection order for the upcoming draft. The final twelve picks will be settled over the course of the playoffs with the losers of next weekends wild card games… Read More »
Top 20 picks set, almost … With just one game to go in the NFL regular schedule, the first 20 picks at the 2015 draft have now been pretty much set. Tampa Bay made it interesting, but in the end lost 23-20 to New Orleans in one of today’s early games to clinch the #1 pick at the… Read More »
Regular season comes to an end; top 20 draft spots to be decided … By the end of the day we will know the dozen teams that have qualified for the NFL’s postseason as the regular season wraps up. We’ll also know the order for the first 20 picks at the 2015 draft. Tampa Bay can wrap up… Read More »
Bowl season continues, continued … Previews for the final two games on today’s 5-games college football bowl have now been posted. And draft watchers could in fact be treated to a two-fer as the late game – the Holiday Bowl between Nebraska and Southern California – features a chance to check a couple of legitimate top 5 prospects… Read More »
Gopher TE to enter draft … Minnesota redshirt sophomore TE Maxx Williams has reportedly decided to enter the 2015 draft where he is expected to be the first player off the board at the position. The 6-4, 250-pound Williams, whose father Brian was a first round pick pick by the Giants in 1989, emerged as a big-play threat… Read More »
One RB in draft; one out … South Carolina junior RB Mike Davis, a second-day prospect for the upcoming draft, has confirmed that he will be turning pro this winter after the Gamecocks’ bowl game. On the other hand, Arkansas junior RB Jonathan Williams has announced that he will be coming back for his senior season next fall.… Read More »
Weekly selection order updated … With just a week to go in the regular season, the first-round selection order for the 2015 draft, were it held this week, has been updated. Early star game thoughts … According to GBN Associate Editor and Chief Scout Pigskin Paul Guillemette its never too early to start thinking about next month’s all-star… Read More »
One DB out for LSU; one in … While nothing has been officially announced to date, sources close to the LSU program are reporting that junior CB Jalen Collins has decided to leave school early and enter the 2015 draft. The 6-1, 200-pound Collins is a second-day prospect for the upcoming draft. At the same time, though, it… Read More »
Bucs inch closer to #1 pick … After losing to Green Bay to drop to 2-13 on the year in one of today’s early games, Tampa Bay could wrap up the top pick overall at the 2015 draft with a loss next week when they host New Orleans in their season finale. However, Tennessee, which lost on Thursday… Read More »
When winter comes can the draft be far behind! Hang in there guys! Homecooking to spice up draft chase … With just weeks left to go in the NFL regular schedule, the early picks at the 2015 draft are still very much up for grabs. Tampa Bay, which held the #1 pick coming into the week, could drop… Read More »
College football’s second season kicks off … If it seems like the college football regular season ended just a couple of weeks, well it did end just a couple of weeks ago. But the bowls are already upon us with 5 games scheduled for Saturday. Of course, most of the remaining interest in college football is in the… Read More »
GBN Projection tweaked: With the college football regular season now in the books, the GBN first-round projection for the 2015 draft has been updated.
(7:00 PM): MSU QB to return; DE ‘iffy’ … Citing the fact that he still has ‘unfinished’ business at school, Michigan State junior QB Connor has reportedly decided to stay with the program for his senior season next fall. Cook had considered entering the 2015 draft if he were rated as a potential top ten pick, but right… Read More »
(5:00 PM): Auburn WR to enter draft … Auburn junior WR Sammie Coates announced at a press conference earlier this afternoon that he will be leaving school and entering the 2015 draft where he projects to be a second day selection. The 6-2, 205-pound Coates, who is one of the fastest receivers in the country, averaged 24 yards… Read More »
(9:00 AM): Duck QB wins Heisman … Pretty much as expected Oregon junior QB Marcus Mariota was awarded this year’s Heisman Trophy at last night’s annual event at New York’s Downtown Club. Mariota beat out Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon and Alabama WR Amari Cooper for the award. Mariota is expected be one of the first 2-3 players off… Read More »