1. 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 2 months ago 30,245 reads 44 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 20,226 reads 35 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 273,485 reads 269 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 31,655 reads 56 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 12,749 reads 19 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 15,152 reads 31 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 8,633 reads 13 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 35,334 reads 85 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 128,525 reads 119 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 36,986 reads 20 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 32,240 reads 38 comments

  12. 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...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 53,652 reads 43 comments

  13. Depth of Running Back Draft Class Could Sway Teams Away from Gordon, Gurley

    The two-year drought on running backs as first-round draft picks is expected to end this year, as Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon and Georgia’s Todd Gurley are both considered rare talents at the position...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 45,458 reads 69 comments

  14. Brandon Scherff Is Draft's Best O-Lineman but May Need to Move to Guard for NFL

    Typically, the first offensive lineman selected in each year’s NFL draft is one who is chosen to play left tackle...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 8,526 reads 9 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 50 Players Invited to the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine

    Arguably the marquee event of the predraft season, the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine will bring all of the top prospects for the 2015 NFL draft together to see how the players stack up with one another in terms of size, strength and athleticism...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 91,912 reads 117 comments

  16. Predicting the Combine Performances of the Top 2015 NFL Draft Prospects

    It’s the time of the draft season when football skills take a back seat to 40-yard dash times. The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, where the 2015 NFL draft’s top prospects will ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 50,890 reads 83 comments

  17. Top Prospects Snubbed by the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine

    With 323 invited prospects, the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine will display a vast majority of the players who will be selected in the 2015 NFL draft, which only has 256 picks...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 32,145 reads 24 comments

  18. Biggest Risers, Fallers of the Early 2015 NFL Draft Process

    The buildup to the 2015 NFL draft is well underway. While the draft itself is still 80 days away, the NFL Scouting Combine starts in less than two weeks, while the season of predraft all-star games, including the Senior Bowl, is complete...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 46,885 reads 27 comments

  19. Why Florida's Dante Fowler Is the 2015 NFL Draft's Best Pass-Rushing Prospect

    Playing a position that is annually valued at a premium in the NFL draft, there are at least five edge pass-rushers who are in the potential-top-10-pick conversation in 2015...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 40,329 reads 70 comments

  20. Tyler Lockett Could Be the 2015 NFL Draft's Antonio Brown

    An NFL team that is not planning to use its first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft on a wide receiver, but is still hoping to land the next Antonio Brown or Odell Beckham Jr., should look no further than Kansas State’s Tyler Lockett ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 3 months ago 16,415 reads 34 comments

  21. 2015 NFL Draft: Prospects with the Most Boom-or-Bust Potential

    Picking smart in the NFL draft is all about balancing risk and reward. While every franchise hopes to land future stars with its early-round picks, each team also tries to avoid drafting busts who fail to emerge as productive players...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 53,376 reads 69 comments

  22. Horrendous Senior Quarterback Class Will Leave QB-Needy Teams Stranded in Draft

    There are at least a half-dozen teams in the National Football League who could be looking for quarterback upgrades this offseason, but there are only three signal-callers in the 2015 NFL draft class who can viably be considered potential starters...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 16,226 reads 34 comments

  23. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Super Bowl Week Projections

    The National Football League’s offseason is less than a week away. Following Sunday’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, the sights of all ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 197,765 reads 395 comments

  24. 2015 NFL Draft Scouting Notebook from Senior Bowl Game

    In their final chance to impress scouts in a live college football game before the 2015 NFL draft , Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis and Yale running back Tyler Varga were ...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 128,698 reads 108 comments

  25. 2015 Senior Bowl: Who Are the Top Players to Watch at Every Position?

    The premier game among the annual circuit of postseason all-star games for college football players, the 2015 Senior Bowl will feature some of the top prospects at each position for this year’s NFL draft class...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 4 months ago 30,775 reads 26 comments