1. U-Who? LSU, Texas Among Top Contenders for 'DL U' Title

    Next up in CFB 24/7's "U-Who?" series are the menacing defensive linemen that hunt down the quarterback and make life miserable for offenses...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 4,061 reads 0 comments

  2. NFL Rookie Projections: Will Jameis Winston Top Offensive Class?

    Coaches and scouts rarely discuss the expectations of prominent rookies with the outside world, but every front office looks for timely playmaking and significant production from notable first-year players, particularly Day 1 and Day 2 selections...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 882 reads 0 comments

  3. Meet Tyler Boyd, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top WR Heading into Next Season

    Twelve years after Larry Fitzgerald was the No. 3 overall pick of the 2004 NFL draft, the Pittsburgh Panthers could have another wide receiver come off the board very early in ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 49,719 reads 64 comments

  4. West Georgia DT Intends to Apply for 2015 Supplemental Draft

    West Georgia defensive tackle Dalvon Stuckey, a former four-star junior college recruit, plans to apply for inclusion in the NFL's annual supplemental draft...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 month ago 3,755 reads 0 comments

  5. U-Who? Miami, Notre Dame Top Contenders for Title of 'TE U'

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  6. U-Who? USC, FSU Top Contenders for Title of 'Quarterback U'

    NFL teams can't afford to miss on quarterbacks early in the draft, yet it can be a trickier position than most to project pro success from the college ranks...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 186 reads 0 comments

  7. Darrius Caldwell, Adrian Wilkins Enter Supplemental Draft

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 293 reads 0 comments

  8. Ohio State QB Cardale Jones Whiffs in Pick-Up Softball Game

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 105 reads 0 comments

  9. How Have Baltimore Ravens Addressed Biggest Weaknesses from 2014?

    The Baltimore Ravens may have won 10 games and made the playoffs last year, but they did so with some crippling weaknesses. Those ultimately prevented Baltimore from advancing past the divisional round...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 2 months ago 6,968 reads 55 comments

  10. 2016 Draft Prospects Ready to Step Up in Absence of Former Teammates Now in NFL

    At the intersection of talent and opportunity, top NFL draft prospects are usually found. College football's top teams simply reload once their top players leave to pursue dreams of playing in the NFL...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 2 months ago 25,378 reads 30 comments

  11. Meet Ezekiel Elliott, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top RB Heading into Next Season

    Drafting a running back in the first round has become taboo in recent years, but that shouldn’t affect Ezekiel Elliott in the 2016 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 42,369 reads 70 comments

  12. What to Expect from Top Rookie NFL Wide Receivers in 2015

    The 2015 NFL draft class of wide receivers isn't likely to produce the high level of production that came from the previous class. But with nine receivers coming off the board in the first two rounds, plenty of rookies should see the field this year...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 2 months ago 58,228 reads 140 comments

  13. Darrius Caldwell Intends to Apply for 2015 Supplemental Draft

    For any NFL club that just didn't feel quite satisfied with its draft outcome for a pass rusher this year, help could be forthcoming...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 1,439 reads 0 comments

  14. Meet Jared Goff, the 2016 NFL Draft's Top QB Heading into Next Season

    As preparation for the 2016 NFL draft gets going within scouting departments throughout the league, teams with a potential need for a franchise quarterback should start by taking a close look at Jared Goff...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 315,404 reads 159 comments

  15. Baltimore Ravens: Early Rookie Progress Reports

    As the offseason continues, rookies are getting their first taste of the NFL through organized team activities. For the Baltimore Ravens , they're now in Phase 3 of the NFL's offseason workout program...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 2 months ago 7,741 reads 27 comments

  16. Early Favorites for the No. 1 Overall Pick in the 2016 NFL Draft

    An Andrew Luck or Jadeveon Clowney -caliber prospect isn't available for the 2016 NFL draft. There isn't a talent so special that he will go wire-to-wire as the favorite to become the first player selected...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 2 months ago 72,415 reads 158 comments

  17. Undrafted Rookies Making Noise in Offseason Workouts

    As important as the seven rounds of the NFL draft are, the undrafted free agents figure into the NFL’s plan to a great degree as well. Every team has, and relies on players who went undrafted to win week after week...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 2 months ago 71,429 reads 59 comments

  18. Bigger Top-10 Draft Misses Since 2010: NFL or NBA?

    In sports, nothing can set a franchise back like missing out on a top-10 draft pick. With all of the scouting reports and player evaluations at the disposal of franchises, you'd think there wouldn't be so many flops...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 2 months ago 25,611 reads 42 comments

  19. Rounding Up Early Buzz on NFL's Big-Name Rookies

    Now that the first round of rookie camps are in the books, it is time to round up some of the early buzz on the top rookies from the 2015 NFL draft...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 2 months ago 74,039 reads 71 comments

  20. What Everett Golson Must Do at FSU to Establish Himself as Legit NFL QB Prospect

    A string of impressive performances early last fall put Everett Golson ’s NFL draft stock on a hype train that was traveling full speed ahead...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 73,036 reads 88 comments

  21. 2014 NFL Draft Revisited: Players on the Verge of Being Busts

    It is probably too soon to be definitive as to whether any of the 2014 NFL draft picks are busts, but for some the evidence doesn't look great. Rightly or wrongly, the window for acclimation for these rookies is very small...

    Curt Popejoy Written by Curt Popejoy about 2 months ago 124,293 reads 169 comments

  22. Joey Bosa Is a Terrific NFL Prospect, but Not on Par with J.J. Watt, No One Is

    As a whole, football fans expect too much from draft picks. While they are the lifeblood of all 32 NFL franchises, the standards we hold high selections to can be enormous, which sets them up for failure...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 2 months ago 49,568 reads 138 comments

  23. What to Expect from Top Rookie NFL Running Backs in 2015

    The 2015 NFL draft produced one of the most highly touted classes of running backs in recent memory. The class snapped a two-year drought of running backs in the first round and saw eight selected within the first three rounds...

    Ryan McCrystal Written by Ryan McCrystal about 3 months ago 39,188 reads 70 comments

  24. Meet Baylor's Shawn Oakman: The Nation's Most Overrated 2016 NFL Draft Prospect

    Baylor Bears defensive end Shawn Oakman draws attention wherever he goes. It's nearly impossible not to since he stands 6'9", weighs 280 pounds and has a physique that is taken ...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 3 months ago 75,697 reads 112 comments

  25. Jay Ajayi Will Be the Breakout Rookie of 2015

    The NFL is known as a pass-first league, and rookie running backs aren’t valued as highly as they once were...

    Curtis Calhoun Written by Curtis Calhoun about 3 months ago 6,118 reads 2 comments