1. Highlighting the Best Small-School Prospect at Every Position in 2015 NFL Draft

    While the majority of NFL draft picks come from Football Bowl Subdivision college programs, there are hidden gems among their small-school counterparts to be had each year. The 2015 NFL draft is no exception...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 day ago 23,343 reads 21 comments

  2. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Predicting the Ideal 1st-Round Pick for Every Team

    In just nine days from Tuesday, the 30 teams holding first-round picks in the 2015 NFL draft will be hoping to land ideal selections for their rosters. Predicting which prospects will be at the top of each team’s board is an inexact science...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 days ago 373,091 reads 423 comments

  3. 2015 NFL Draft: Washington State DT Xavier Cooper Well Worth an Early-Round Pick

    A team looking to add a penetrator to its interior defensive line through the 2015 NFL draft should give serious consideration to selecting Xavier Cooper, the draft’s most athletic defensive tackle, with its first- or second-round selection...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 6 days ago 26,279 reads 23 comments

  4. NFL Draft Prospects Who Could Experience Draft-Day Slides

    Some of the most memorable images of NFL drafts past are those of highly touted prospects sitting in the green room, phone in hand, waiting for calls they expected to come hours earlier as they heard other players' names announced...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 8 days ago 312,668 reads 206 comments

  5. 2015 NFL Draft: What Happens If Jameis Winston Isn't the Top Pick?

    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has been projected as the No. 1 overall pick in virtually every mock draft since February's NFL Scouting Combine...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 11 days ago 51,966 reads 137 comments

  6. Utah Cornerback Eric Rowe Keeping NFL Teams Interested Ahead of 2015 Draft

    In the months leading up to the 2015 NFL draft, Utah’s Eric Rowe has not received as much media attention as some of the other top cornerback prospects in the draft class, such ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 13 days ago 6,521 reads 10 comments

  7. 2015 NFL Draft: 50 Predictions with Under a Month to Go

    With just 22 days left until the opening of the 2015 NFL draft (April 30-May 2), draft prognosticators are starting to make their final predictions for how this year's picks will unfold...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 17 days ago 267,975 reads 278 comments

  8. NFL Scouting Combine Star Chris Conley Is More Than Just a Great Athlete

    By posting a 4.35-second 40-yard dash, 45" vertical jump and 11'7" broad jump, Chris Conley was one of the stars of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 20 days ago 18,731 reads 24 comments

  9. Biggest Winners and Losers from Pro Day Workouts So Far

    The pro day portion of the NFL draft process is chiefly important for prospects who did not work out at the NFL Scouting Combine, as it is their only opportunity to post measurables ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 22 days ago 77,969 reads 45 comments

  10. Combine Star Byron Jones Continues to Attract NFL Attention at UConn Pro Day

    A little more than one month after he made a name for himself at the NFL Scouting Combine with a record-breaking 12’3” broad jump , Connecticut cornerback Byron ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 24 days ago 18,609 reads 24 comments

  11. Florida Linebacker Neiron Ball No Stranger to Adversity Entering 2015 NFL Draft

    A starting linebacker at Florida who was invited to this year’s NFL Scouting Combine, Neiron Ball is fighting for a chance to play in the pros...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 27 days ago 15,200 reads 12 comments

  12. At Position of Demand, UCLA LB Eric Kendricks on Track to Be a Top-20 Draft Pick

    The majority of teams picking in the middle of the 2015 NFL draft order have a need at the inside linebacker position...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 28 days ago 4,095 reads 7 comments

  13. The Most Unheralded Prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft

    Although it’s already to starting feel like the 2015 NFL draft has been covered ad nauseam with still more than a month to go until the event actually begins, there remain ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 25,836 reads 27 comments

  14. Cancer Survivor Kenny Cook Trying to Capture NFL's Attention

    Attracting attention from at least a dozen teams in advance of the 2015 NFL draft, Gardner-Webb wide receiver Kenny Cook has come a long way in the past eight years...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 29,470 reads 44 comments

  15. Josh Shaw Continues to Emerge as a Top Defensive Back Prospect in 2015 NFL Draft

    Josh Shaw is more well-known for what he didn ’t do off the field than anything he has done on the field, but that shouldn ’t stop NFL teams looking for secondary help from taking a close look at the USC cornerback...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 20,007 reads 35 comments

  16. Every NFL Team's Biggest Need After 1st Week of Free Agency

    Thanks to a fast-moving free-agency period and an unusually high amount of trades, the first week of the 2015-16 league year has reshaped the rosters of all 32 NFL teams...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 273,448 reads 269 comments

  17. Yale RB Tyler Varga Balancing Ivy League Education with NFL Dreams

    Going through the NFL draft process, from all-star games and workouts to meetings with teams, requires a busy schedule. Being a pre -med student, especially at an Ivy League university, does too...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 30,777 reads 56 comments

  18. Owamagbe Odighizuwa Is a Name to Remember in 2015 NFL Draft

    Oh-wah-MAH-bay Oh-DIGGY-zoo-wah. Roger Goodell should be practicing that pronunciation for UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa now, because there is a good chance the NFL ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 12,440 reads 18 comments

  19. Maxx Williams Is the Only First-Round Talent in Underwhelming TE Draft Class

    The 2015 NFL draft’s tight end class does not nearly stack up with what the 2014 draft class had to offer...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 15,041 reads 31 comments

  20. Kansas LB Ben Heeney Overcoming 'Misconceptions,' Challenges Entering NFL Draft

    Anyone who paid attention to the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine knows that Ben Heeney is a great athlete. The Kansas linebacker’s times topped the charts among all linebackers ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 8,239 reads 13 comments

  21. Who Is the 2015 NFL Draft's Best Wide Receiver?

    With a talented class of wide receivers that includes Alabama’s Amari Cooper, West Virginia’s Kevin White and Louisville’s DeVante Parker, teams looking for a pass-catcher ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 35,142 reads 85 comments

  22. 2015 NFL Draft: Identifying the Safest Picks in Round 1

    It could be said that there is no such thing as a "safe" pick in the NFL draft. As a multitude of factors go into whether a player realizes his potential, no selection comes with guaranteed success...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 128,465 reads 119 comments

  23. How Ali Marpet Went from D3 Football to Flying Up NFL Draft Boards

    The fastest offensive lineman at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine and a standout at this year’s Senior Bowl, Ali Marpet has a chance to be the most highly drafted player from a Division III school in 25 years...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 36,039 reads 20 comments

  24. Stephone Anthony Could Be the 2015 NFL Draft's Surprise First-Round Pick

    In a draft class that does not include a top-tier prospect at the inside linebacker position, Clemson’s Stephone Anthony is soaring up draft projections after an eye-opening performance at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 1 month ago 31,758 reads 38 comments

  25. NFL Combine 2015: Grading the Most Notable Invitees

    Many of the 2015 NFL draft's most highly projected prospects were full participants in the NFL Scouting Combine this year...

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