LSU CB failed drug tests … There are multiple reports this evening that LSU CB Jalen Collins, a late first prospect for the 2015 draft, failed multiple drug tests while at the school, although the details on when and for what are still a little sketchy.
Injury concern for Pitt OT … NFL.com is reporting that Pittsburgh OT T.J. Clemmings has a stress fracture in his foot. According to the report, the injury showed up during Clemmings’ medical exam at the scouting combine in February. Apparently it is an old injury that had calcified and according to Clemmings has never been a problem. Still,… Read More »
More Mariota to Philly talk; new twist in ‘L’affaire pattes du crabbe,’ hilite daily roundup … It was the first rumor with legs in this year’s draft cycle and while it has kind of drifted into the background in recent weeks speculation that Philadelphia, and head coach and G.M. Chip Kelly in particular, are still thinking seriously about… Read More »
Could be #1 versus #2 in season opener … The NFL released the full 2015 regular schedule last evening and whether they planned it that way, Tampa Bay and Tennessee, which currently have the first and second picks overall at next week’s draft, face each other in the opening week in Tampa.
201 FRANK CLARK/DE/MICHIGAN 202 ELLIS McCARTHY/DT/UCLA 203 XAVIER WILLIAMS/DT/N. IOWA 204 MARCUS MURPY/RB/MISSOURI 205 ADAM SHEAD/OG.OKLAHOMA 206 CODY FAJARDO/QR/NEVADA 207 LADARIUS GUNTER/CB/MIAMI 208 DeANDRE SMELTER/WR/GA TECH 209 BRYCE HAGER/LB/TCU 210 DEON SIMON/DT/NW LOUISIANA 211 TERRY POOLE/OT/SAN DIEGO STATE 212 AUSTIN HILL/WR/ARIZONA 213 NICK PERRY/FS/ALABAMA 214 IMOAN CLAIBORNE/CB/NW LOUISIANA 215 TAIWAN JONES/ILB/MICHIGAN STATE 216 J.T. SURRATT/DT/SOUTH CAROLINA… Read More »
Top RB checks out at med re-check … According to a report by NFL.com, Georgia RB Todd Gurley, expected to be one of the first 1-2 backs off the board at this month’s draft, ‘checked out fine’ at the medical follow-up tests in Indianapolis yesterday and today. Gurley had been thought of as a possible top 5-10 pick… Read More »
Pro day updates … All 32 NFL teams were represented at Alabama’s pro day on Wednesday, but its wasn’t the same star-studded celebrity crowd that has turned out to recent Tide workouts. Indeed, Giants’ GM Jerry Reese was the only GM who has been mentioned as attending, while there were no head coaches in Tuscaloosa today. That may… Read More »
49ers denying QB trade rumors … San Francisco is strongly denying a report late last night that the team had fielded trade offers for QB Colin Kaepernick. According to a report on a Houston radio station the 49ersd have talked with both Chicago and Philadelphia about a deal involving Kaepernick, who signed a big, long-term contract prior to… Read More »
League mulls combine changes … According to a report at NFL.com the NFL is actively considering some changes to the drills run at the combine to make them more position specific. It has long been argued, for example, that it really makes no sense for offensive linemen to run the 40 yard dash, something they will almost never… Read More »
FSU QB makes it official … For those holding their breath waiting for some formal confirmation, Florida State redshirt sophomore has officially announced through his agent that he will be entering the 2015 draft. As recently as late last night word from Winston’s camp was that he still hadn’t decided whether to enter this year’s draft and likelywouldn’t… Read More »
Big Board updated … The GBN Big Board ranking of the top overall prospects for the 2015 draft has been updated and expanded to over 200 players. Have your say on design change … The new look for the GBN has now been up for a week and we think we have most of the bugs cleaned. However,… 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 »
Even though College Football rankings may mean less than ever, with the new mini-Play Off system, many folks find them as necessary a fix as NFL Mock Drafts. So with many College Football publications currently hitting the media avenues it seemed like a good time to project a TOP 20 of my own. 1) FLORIDA STATE … Read More »