1. 49ers' Top Needs for the Draft

    The 49ers ' first pick in this year's draft will be the most interesting because the top 10 prospects have been on a merry-go-round...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 783 reads 6 comments

  2. NFL Prospect Draft Depth May Create More Second Round Trades

    2011 NFL Draft Player Position Depth Top tier 4-3 defensive ends will be there in the second round—so will cornerbacks, defensive tackles, and offensive tackles...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 1,586 reads 2 comments

  3. San Francisco 49ers Awarded 2 More Picks: Mock Draft with 7 Rounds and 12 Picks

    The 49ers were awarded two seventh round compensatory picks with the 238th and 249th overall selections. Now the 49ers have the most picks of any team in the upcoming draft with 12 selections...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 2,306 reads 52 comments

  4. The Ultimate San Francisco 49ers Full 7-Round 2011 Mock Draft (v3-21-11)

    With the seventh pick in the first round of the 2011 NFL draft, the San Francisco 49ers select… Hold on... Blain Gabbert, Cam Newton, Christian Ponder and Ryan Mallet—please sit down...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 4,937 reads 58 comments

  5. UCLA Has Finally Found Their Defensive Coordinator

    The search is over! In 2010 the UCLA Bruins finished the season a dismal 4-8 (2-7 in the Pac-10), with a defense ranked 95th in the nation (total defense) and 108th in the nation (rushing defense)...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 1,516 reads 2 comments

  6. 2011 Pac-12 College Football Recruiting Results: What Does It All Mean?

    Pac-12 Recruiting Results and Comparison This year's most important college football recruiting date is in the books. The letters of intent are signed and recruiting results are in...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 2,211 reads 5 comments

  7. 2011 Pac-12 South Prediction Flipped: USC Defeats Arizona State

    In my “ 2011 Pac-12 South: Predicting the Season and Finish for 6 Teams ,” written just before Christmas, Arizona State is forecasted to win the USC game and go on to play Oregon for the Pac-12 title...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 2,688 reads 19 comments

  8. USC Will Extend Rivalry Dominance Over UCLA Through 2016 Despite NCAA Measures

    There is a battle for recruits in Southern California between USC and UCLA . As it stands now, USC is winning the 2011 war for talent, as they have for the last eight years. USC’s dominance will continue...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 3,054 reads 11 comments

  9. UCLA Coach Rick Neuheisel's Offseason Dilemmas Help USC Trojans

    The recruiting clock is nearing the midnight hour and UCLA only has eight recruits (averaging only 3 stars according to Rivals rankings)...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 2,350 reads 16 comments

  10. Harbaugh Gone! What About Stanford's Recruiting Class? Luck Happy Now?

    Head Coach Jim Harbaugh signed a five-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers ! How will this affect Stanford's 2011 recruiting class? How many assistant coaches will he take ...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 4,446 reads 15 comments

  11. Will Stanford Challenge the Oregon Ducks for the Pac-12 North Title?

    Chip Kelly is perhaps the best head coach and offensive mind in the country right now. He perfected the spread option with the "run first" reality that happens so quickly that opponents may fain injury for a blow...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 641 reads 16 comments

  12. USC Out-Recruits Oregon Annually...So, Why Do The Ducks Have a Better Record?

    College football analysts agree that a team’s winning percentage is tied to their recruiting success. USC is the king of recruiting in the Pac-10 . Oregon can’t touch USC in recruiting top talent...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 2,989 reads 42 comments

  13. 2011 Pac-12 South: Predicting the Season and Finish for 6 Teams

    How will Colorado and Utah fare in their new conference? Will UCLA turn their program around? Who wins the Duel in the Desert? Will USC win its NCAA appeal and improve? Who ...

    Michael Tierney Written by Michael Tierney about over 3 years ago 2,292 reads 6 comments