All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nfl draft’

Miami Dolphins Player Don Jones Suspended After Tweets About Michael Sam

Miami Dolphins safety Don Jones was suspended after posting negative tweets regarding Michael Sam being drafted. Jones posted the comments on Saturday shortly after Sam, who is the first openly gay player to be taken in the NFL Draft, was selected by the St. Louis Rams. Sam was the 249th player to be selected in the NFL Draft. ESPN videoed …

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Michael Sam Becomes First Openly Gay Player to be Drafted, Gets Congratulations from Obama

Former Missouri Tigers defensive end Michael Sam became the first openly gay player to be drafted after being taken in the NFL Draft on Saturday. Sam was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round. Michael Sam came out back in February, and since then, many people have wondered how that would affect his draft stock. The co-defensive …

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Matt Schaub Traded From Texans To Raiders

The Raiders have struggled greatly over the past several seasons, and as a result, they are in dire need of a new quarterback. Matt Schaub has been traded to the Raiders in exchange for a 6th-round pick, but who benefits from the trade is also in question. The Texans and Raiders are both in serious need of a quarterback, and …

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Taylor Lewan, NFL Draft Prospect, Facing Multiple Misdemeanor Charges

One of the top NFL draft prospects, Taylor Lewan, has been charged with multiple misdemeanors. He is a graduate from the University of Michigan, and a previous encounter has finally caught up with him, just months before the draft. Taylor Lewan was involved in a fight that took place on December 1, following their big game against their rivals, Ohio …

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Johnny Manziel Has Been Compared To Brett Favre, And Even Favre Can See Why

Johnny Manziel has been continually praised throughout his college career for the way in which he is able to pass and run effectively as a quarterback. As a star for Texas A&M, he impressed fans as one of the best passers in the league, while also leading his team in rushing. He is one of the best, if not the …

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Tre Mason, Auburn’s Speedy Running Back, Enters NFL Draft

The 2014 NFL draft is getting even better. Fans of college football got a chance to see Tre Mason do what he does best as the running back for the Auburn Tigers, and he will soon be running for a new team. There is no telling who will go as the No.1 pick in the draft yet, but as of …

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Johnny Manziel Officially Declares for the NFL Draft

Much to the disappointment of Texas A&M fans (and to the glee of future A&M opponents), Johnny Manziel has declared for the NFL Draft. While most people knew that Manziel’s going pro was inevitable, Johnny Football made things official on Wednesday. Manziel is only a redshirt sophomore, so he could have stuck around for two more seasons. Manziel wrote a …

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Speedy Noil, The Nation’s No. 1 WR Recruit, Signs With Texas A&M

Speedy Noil has been labeled as the top wide receiver prospect going into the 2014 season of college football. Although Texas A&M may be losing some strong weapons in their offense, they are looking to even that out with a strong addition at the wide receiver position. Texas A&M came into the 2013 with high expectations, having the 2012 Heisman …

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Jadeveon Clowney Declaring For The 2014 NFL Draft

Not long after the South Carolina Gamecocks beat the Wisconsin Badgers 34 – 24 in the Capitol One Bowl on Wednesday, South Carolina’s Jadeveon Clowney declared for the 2014 NFL Draft. In an ESPN postgame interview Clowney was asked by reporter Tom Luginbill if he had NFL plans and the South Carolina defensive end simply replied, “Yes, sir.” Of course …

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Colt Lyerla Arrested On Cocaine Charge

Colt Lyerla, a former tight end for the Oregon Ducks, has been arrested on charges of cocaine possession. Lyerla played in three games this season, before withdrawing from the University of Oregon. He was arrested on Wednesday on a charge of unlawful possession of cocaine, as well as interfering with a police officer. Lyerla, who was a junior at Oregon, …

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Oakland Raiders Draft Pick D.J. Hayden Hospitalized

After the Oakland Raiders took D.J. Hayden in the first round, a pick NFL.com correspondents referred to as the one that shocked the world, all eyes (at least those that follow the NFL) were watching to see if the risk would yield some kind of reward. The risk related to Hayden involves an injury he suffered while playing in college, …

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Kellen Moore Joins Detroit Lions as Free Agent

Kellen Moore, former Boise State quarterback, was hopeful that he would end up being signed during the recent NFL draft. Unfortunately, he watched as QB after QB were scarfed up by various teams, leaving him with feels of frustration once everything was said and done. Eleven quarterbacks were drafted, and Moore was not one of them. However, don’t go feeling …

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