Tag: NFL draft

Falcons Takkarist McKinley Calls FS1’s Clay Travis ‘The Devil’ for Twitter Comments About His Deceased Grandmother

Few will soon forget the stunning entrance and passionate speech of Falcons 1st round draft pick Takkarist McKinley, who made his way down the steps to meet the commissioner carrying a large portrait of his deceased grandmother and shouting her praises. McKinley then told all in attendance of how his grandmother had told him to continue his dream of playing in the NFL, and how getting drafted by an NFL team completed that journey.

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Vikings Trade Up to Grab FSU RB Dalvin Cook

The Minnesota Vikings were eager enough to start drafting after sitting out the first round that they traded up seven spots for Florida State running back Dalvin Cook with the 41st pick.

Browns Trying to Trade Up for QB Trubisky

April 27 (UPI) — Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett is set to be the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s 2017 NFL Draft, but that doesn’t mean the Cleveland Browns wont draft a quarterback.

Draft Knight: Dark Horse Cioffi is NFL-Ready

Unless you are one of a mere handful of NFL teams, you probably need some serious secondary help. So, many franchises have major holes when it comes to defensive backs. The good news is that there’s a Jersey guy ready to don a pro jersey and contribute immediately. The bad news is that many squads will let Anthony Cioffi slip through their fingertips.

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Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon Leaving for NFL

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Joe Mixon, the star Oklahoma running back who was suspended for the 2014 season after punching a woman in the face, will enter the NFL draft.

Former Georgia coach Richt set to become Miami Hurricanes' new leader, reports say

Mark Richt: ‘I Think it’s Sad’ to See Players Sit Out Bowl Games

Is it right for scholarship players to sit out of their team’s bowl game in order to stay healthy and focus on the upcoming NFL Draft? The decision not to participate by players such as LSU’s Leonard Fournette, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey, and Baylor’s Shock Linwood have many asking this question.

Leonard Fournette

LSU’s Leonard Fournette to Enter NFL Draft

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 5 (UPI) — Things didn’t “go as planned” for running back Leonard Fournette at LSU. Now Fournette should plan for a more posh lifestyle, after announcing Monday to declare for the 2017 NFL Draft. The junior was a preseason Heisman candidate, but has been slowed by a left ankle sprain. He is still projected to be a first-round selection.

Joey Bosa

Breitbart Top 100 NFL Draft Big Board

Unlike next year’s 2017 draft class, which may feature such elite prospects as DE Myles Garrett (TAMU), RB Leonard Fournette (LSU), OT Cam Robinson (Alabama), CB Jabrill Peppers (Michigan), and, of course, QB Deshaun Watson (Clemson), the 2016 draft class lacks those elite prospects that are “sure things.”

Joey Bosa

The Dallas Cowboys’ Draft Day Dilemma

The Dallas Cowboys are the ultimate Rorschach test for football fans: On one hand, they’re America’s Team – the most valuable, most glamorous sports franchise in North America. On the other, they’re a floundering, borderline-dysfunctional 4-12 organization that’s had one winning season in the last six years.

Marcus Mariota

Pac-12 Ends SEC Streak as Top College Conference in NFL Draft

The Pac-12 ended the SEC’s six-year run as the top conference in the NFL Draft by a 1247-1216 score just months after also ending the SEC’s streak of the best seasons by a college conference (see Breitbart Sports story here). It was the first time the Pac-12 topped the draft this century.

Jameis Winston Meets with Roger Goodell

Roger Goodell, who has been harshly criticized by some for his actions dealing with Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice, sought to head off another potential maelstrom by meeting last Thursday with the prospective number-one pick in the upcoming NFL draft Jameis Winston.