1. From Unknown to Top Prospect: West Virginia WR Kevin White's Draft Stock Soaring

    When Alabama played West Virginia on the first Saturday of the college football season, it was already widely expected that one of the wide receivers in that game—Crimson Tide ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 11,794 reads 8 comments

  2. NFL Week 8 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 7

    With many teams just one game away from the halfway points of their seasons, it's starting to become clear who the top rookies are in the NFL this year...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 20,342 reads 58 comments

  3. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post Week 7

    The first half of this year’s college football season was a disappointing one for the top quarterbacks eligible for the 2015 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 18,860 reads 19 comments

  4. Additions of Verrett, Flowers Paying Dividends Early for Chargers Defense

    At the end of the 2013 season, it certainly could have been said that the San Diego Chargers had the worst starting cornerbacks in the NFL ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 3,967 reads 9 comments

  5. NFL Week 7 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post Week 6

    Blockers and tacklers continue to rule the roost from the 2014 NFL draft class, as three offensive linemen and three linebackers make up the top six spots in the league's rookie rankings following Week 6...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 45,879 reads 86 comments

  6. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post Week 6

    As the top teams in college football are fighting for position in the race to make the inaugural College Football Playoff, the sport’s best individual players are jockeying to become top prospects for the NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 2 months ago 27,547 reads 25 comments

  7. Cleveland Browns Guard Joel Bitonio Quietly Standing out as NFL's Best Rookie

    He might not yet be well recognized because of the position he plays, but Cleveland Browns left guard Joel Bitonio has quietly been as consistent and as positively impactful ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 44,605 reads 78 comments

  8. NFL Week 6 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 5

    While skill-position players often get the most attention, many of the best players in the rookie class thus far have been consistently performing offensive linemen like left guard ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 69,304 reads 60 comments

  9. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 5

    It seems to often be the case that the least hyped weekends of college football end up being the most exciting, while the Saturdays full of highly touted matchups end up falling short of expectation...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 22,846 reads 16 comments

  10. Washington's Shaq Thompson Projects as 2015 NFL Draft's Most Versatile Prospect

    It’s unclear what position Shaq Thompson will play in the National Football League, but it’s becoming increasingly evident that the Washington junior has the skills ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 10,163 reads 8 comments

  11. NFL Week 5 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 4

    With the first month of the 2014 NFL season in the books, every team has had a chance to evaluate how its roster stacks up and where its rookies can fit into game plans as first-year players...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 37,438 reads 58 comments

  12. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 4

    The first month of the college football season is already in the books; teams are starting to get into the heart of their conference schedules and NFL draft prospects, such as Missouri ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 20,133 reads 23 comments

  13. Alabama's Amari Cooper Emerging as 2015 NFL Draft's Top Wide Receiver Prospect

    After a disappointing sophomore season cast some doubt, Alabama’s Amari Cooper is proving early in his junior season that he is one of college football’s best wide receivers and a top prospect among players eligible for the 2015 NFL draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 9,987 reads 15 comments

  14. NFL Week 4 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 3

    Three weeks into the 2014 NFL season, it’s becoming clearer which rookies are capable of being standouts every week and which players might not be able to follow up strong first impressions with consistent performances...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 157,113 reads 149 comments

  15. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 3

    From Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper and safety Landon Collins shining against Florida to Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston being suspended for his off-field antics, this ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 28,897 reads 16 comments

  16. Why Georgia's Todd Gurley Will End NFL Draft's First-Round Running Back Drought

    Despite a clear and rapid devaluation of the running back position in the NFL, Georgia’s Todd Gurley should be a clear-cut first-round selection if he enters the 2015 NFL Draft...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 10,763 reads 27 comments

  17. NFL Week 3 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 2

    There aren’t any clear-cut Rookie of the Year candidates yet this NFL season, but plenty of rookies, such as Cleveland Browns running back Terrance West and left guard Joel ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 120,602 reads 129 comments

  18. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Week 2

    There weren’t many marquee college football games on the schedule this past weekend, but that opened up an opportunity for prospects on rising teams, such as Virginia defensive ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 17,942 reads 17 comments

  19. USC's Leonard Williams Could Be the 2015 NFL Draft's Top Defensive Prospect

    A high ankle sprain nearly kept Leonard Williams out of USC’s marquee Pac -12 matchup with Stanford last Saturday...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 7,057 reads 9 comments

  20. NFL Week 2 Rookie Rankings: Surveying Rookie Class Post-Week 1

    First impressions can be tough to break, but that might be a good thing for some NFL rookies, such as Carolina Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and New Orleans Saints wide ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 50,933 reads 69 comments

  21. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post Week 1

    Football season is in full swing throughout the nation. While the National Football League is wrapping up its first week of games of 2014, the college football season is two weeks ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 17,222 reads 9 comments

  22. Focus on How Richard Sherman Helps the Seattle Seahawks Win, Not Who He Covers

    Who is the NFL ’s best cornerback? Richard Sherman of the Seattle Seahawks is a central figure in that discussion, and he brought that chatter upon himself with his infamous ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 3,009 reads 6 comments

  23. NFL Week 1 Rookie Rankings, Post-Preseason

    The time has come for the rookies of 2014 to make their regular-season debuts as NFL players. From No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney to a plethora of players drafted after him, ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 9,401 reads 30 comments

  24. NFL Draft 2015: Updated Prospect Radar, Post-Preseason

    The college football season is underway, and so are preparations for the 2015 NFL draft. While players and teams attempted to win their season-opening games this past weekend, scouts ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 17,605 reads 19 comments

  25. Buying or Selling 2014 NFL Preseason's Breakout Stars

    Preseason excellence doesn’t always lead to regular-season production in the NFL , but August stars like Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce and Cincinnati Bengals defensive ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 73,957 reads 55 comments