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Oklahoma's Mayfield wins Heisman Trophy

  Quarterback Baker Mayfield became the sixth Oklahoma player to win the Heisman Trophy when he was named the winner of the coveted award Saturday night in New York. Mayfield led the Sooners (12-1) to a spot in the College Football Playoff as well as Oklahoma's third straight Big 12 championship. He threw for...Read More

Brugler: Championship Weekend Draft Stock Report - Georgia LB Smith

  In my recent mock draft, only one linebacker made the cut and surfaced in the first round: Smith to the Dallas Cowboys at No. 15 overall. And in the SEC Championship Game against Auburn, the junior only reinforced his status as a potential top-15 draft pick if he...Read More

Rang: Draft watch - Georgia LB Smith looks impressive in SEC title game

   The hype leading up to the SEC Championship clash may have focused on the star senior running backs, but like any good linebacker, Georgia's Roquan Smith quickly put a stop to it once the game began. The explosive junior already atop NFLDraftScout.com's 2019 ILB rankings earned MVP honors Saturday with 13 tackles (including...Read More

Rob Rang's Nov 29 Mock Draft

   Turnarounds sparked by young star quarterbacks Carson Wentz, Jared Goff and -- prior to his season-ending injury -- Deshaun Watson could be all the encouragement QB-needy clubs need in 2018, with five passers projected to be among the first 32 picks in this updated first-round mock draft. Cleveland's latest swing at problematic skill positions is arguably the biggest story, but don't look past big changes...Read More

Brugler: Week 13 Draft Stock Report - USF's Quinton Flowers has NFL skills

  In one of the more exciting games over Thanksgiving weekend, UCF beat South Florida 49-42 in a thrilling back-and-forth contest that showcased two talented quarterbacks. Despite the loss, Flowers impressed with school records for total yards (605) and passing yards...Read More

Rang: Draft watch - Missouri QB Lock shows NFL-caliber accuracy

   For months, the discussion about the top NFL quarterback prospects centered on Southern California's Sam Darnold, UCLA's Josh Rosen, Wyoming's Josh Allen, Louisville's Lamar Jackson and Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield. With a five-score performance that shattered the SEC's single-season touchdown passing record, Missouri junior...Read More

Dane Brugler's Nov 21 Mock Draft

   As we peer from here, about five months before the 2018 NFL Draft, let's make a best guess at who gets whom April 26 in the first- round selections at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Yep, home of the Cowboys. We are limited by not really knowing what order teams will pick in that first round, so we will do this as if this week's standings determine the sequence in the first round. Starting there, we will match...Read More

Brugler: Week 12 Draft Stock Report - Texas OL Williams returns, shows first-round skills

  For much of the season, the concern among scouts was that the offensive tackle class for the 2018 NFL Draft lacked a clear-cut No. 1 prospect. But with the return of Williams on Saturday, that narrative is changing. The Texas left tackle looked like a future early...Read More

Rang: Draft watch - Top-rated QB prospects Darnold, Rosen sizzle

  The only observers of USC's 28-23 win Saturday night over crosstown rival UCLA happier than Trojans fans were NFL scouts, who witnessed a back and forth battle between star quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen that lived up to its pregame hype and showcased why each projects as a top-five draft pick...Read More

Brugler: Week 11 Draft Stock Report - Johnson catching eye of Heisman voters, NFL scouts

  There is a list of reasons why Auburn knocked off No. 1 ranked Georgia, but Johnson belongs at the top of the list. The junior posted 233 yards of total offense (167 yards rushing, 66 yards receiving) and became the first player this season to rush for over 100 yards against...Read More

First and 20: Auburn streaking toward CFP spot

   Alabama is unbeaten, No. 1 in the polls and gets everyone's benefit of the doubt. On Saturday, though, it was the Crimson Tide's state rival that looked the part of the national champion. Auburn, sitting with two losses while quietly drafting off the college football rankings leaders, is ready to slingshot past the traffic and make a pedal-to-the-metal run...Read More

Brugler: Week 10 Draft Stock Report - Pair of Baker's moving in opposite directions

  For the third time this season, Jackson appears in this spot as a "riser" and a NFL prospect who is only helping himself in the eyes of NFL scouts. He picked off Ohio State's J.T. Barrett three times on Saturday, including his best Odell Beckham Jr. impression with a spectacular one-handed interception to finish the game. Jackson, who now leads the FBS...Read More

Rang: Draft watch - Hyatt quiets critics, N.C. State's Chubb

   On a day in which Bedlam ruled in the Big 12, Iowa shocked Ohio State in the Big Ten and Alabama-LSU continued the fiercest and most physical rivalry in the SEC, it was a one-on-one showdown between highly regarded ACC prospects that might wind up impacting draft rankings and the college football playoff more than any other...Read More

Rob Rang's Nov 1 Mock Draft

   Bold trades by the San Francisco 49ers (QB Jimmy Garoppolo), Philadelphia Eagles (RB Jay Ajayi), Seattle Seahawks (OT Duane Brown) and Buffalo Bills (WR Kelvin Benjamin) just before the deadline are the talk of the NFL, with each club hoping that their new addition will translate into immediate wins. For most of the teams in the league, however, adding significant talent to the roster won't occur until...Read More

Brugler: Week 9 Draft Stock Report - Top OL draft prospect on the rise

  Led by a productive run game, the Irish are in a strong position to win out and capture a spot in the College Football Playoff. Junior running back Josh Adams, who ranks fifth in the FBS with 1,169 rushing yards, is in the Heisman discussion, but the best player on the Notre Dame roster is Nelson. Interior offensive linemen rarely receive...Read More

Rang: Draft watch - Rosen hurt, Vea shines

   The Washington-UCLA game was billed as a showdown between projected first-round NFL draft picks. It ended up as a lopsided 44-23 victory for the Huskies, featuring standout defensive tackle Vita Vea. The visiting Bruins, meanwhile, lost star quarterback Josh Rosen to injury. Rosen, NFLDraftScout.com's top-rated junior quarterback, was bloodied in the third quarter and watched the rest of the game in...Read More

Brugler: Week 8 Draft Stock Report

  For the first time this season, Oklahoma State was shut out through the air with zero passing scores, and the Texas secondary deserves credit for that, notably Hill. The junior has terrific size and is one of the best tackling cornerbacks in the country, coming to balance in space and striking with pop to finish physical tackles. Hill is quick to recognize the run with the drive mechanics to click and close, throwing...Read More

Rang: NFL prospects leading undefeated Miami's resurgence

  The Miami Hurricanes, undefeated and ranked eighth in the nation, are one of the best stories at the midway point of the 2017 season. Head coach Mark Richt and his staff deserve plenty of credit for Miami's return to prominence, but it is not simply the X's and O's delivering for the 'Canes. The sheer talent that for so long personified "The U" appears to have returned...Read More

Brugler: Draft Stock Report - Michigan's Hurst could be No. 1 senior

  With the Michigan offense struggling to put together a complete game, the Wolverines' defense has had to carry the team this season, led by Hurst on the defensive line. Against Indiana, he posted six tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, 0.5 sack and a blocked field goal, but, as is often the case, the box score doesn't do him justice...Read More

Rang: LSU's Chark picks perfect time to Flash elite skills

  At LSU, wearing the No. 7 jersey is a big deal. It is the same jersey that previous superstars Leonard Fournette, Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Peterson (among others) have made famous in the Bayou before taking their talents to the NFL. Behind a breakout performance...Read More

Brugler: Draft Stock Report - Damien Harris running like the SEC's top running back

  It is tough for an Alabama running back to be "underrated" but that seems to be the case with Harris, sharing the backfield duties with Bo Scarbrough. In three games this season against SEC competition, Harris is averaging 10.4 yards per carry (33 carries for 342 yards and four touchdowns...Read More

First and 20: Lone Star State rises again

  The state of the state of Texas football was bad last season. How bad was it? Texas fired third-year coach Charlie Strong amid his third consecutive losing season. Yet another Texas A&M November fade put Kevin Sumlin on one of the hottest of coaching hot seats. Even steady-as-it-goes TCU fell off to its second losing record in four seasons...Read More

Rob Rang's Big Board: Barkley No. 1?

  The NFL's stance on the national anthem may be the most controversial issue in sports today but for scouts tasked with finding the league's next superstar, the bigger debate might center on just which underclassman deserves to be ranked No. 1 overall. Quarterbacks are logical candidate with Southern Cal's Sam Darnold, UCLA's Josh Rosen...Read More

Stanford's Love looms for No. 20 Utah

  Can any defense stop Bryce Love? That's the question No. 20 Utah will try to answer when it hosts Stanford on Saturday. The Utes (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) will send out the Pac-12's top rushing defense against the nation's top running back. If Utah finds a way to contain the junior, it will be mapping uncharted territory...Read More

Rang: Falk upstages Darnold, guides WSU to upset over No. 5 USC

  In a highly anticipated showdown between two signal callers with NFL potential, it was Washington State senior Luke Falk -- and not consensus top-rated prospect Sam Darnold from USC -- who enjoyed the more impressive Friday night, guiding the Cougars to a...Read More

Brugler: Draft Stock Report - Barkley-Jewell matchup results in boost

  Already considered a top-10 pick, Barkley doesn't have much room to ascend, but he is making a strong case to be considered the best talent, regardless of position, for the 2018 NFL Draft. On Saturday night in Iowa, he touched the ball 40 times for a career-best...Read More

First and 20: Georgia's Fromm leads freshman QB invasion

  Nothing is more treasured to a college football team than experience at quarterback. Well, at least that used to be something people said. More true freshman quarterbacks than ever are arriving at the intersection of Readiness and Opportunity, and we're only a season...Read More

Rob Rang: N.C State's Chubb stars, Florida State's James stumbles

  Led by pro prospects Bradley Chubb and Jaylen Smith, North Carolina State outlasted No. 12 Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday, winning 27-21 in a contest sure to shake up the polls and potentially NFL scouts' rankings. Chubb, NFLDraftScout.com's No. 1...Read More

Dane Brugler - Stock Report: Scouts excited over progress of QB Fitzgerald

  Replacing arguably the best player in program history is an unenviable task, but Fitzgerald has embraced that challenge. Last season as a redshirt sophomore, he did an admirable job as a first-year starter in the SEC, posting 37 total touchdowns (21 passing, 16 rushing)...Read More

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 12/11/17 - Shea PattersonSo/2020, Michigan, 6-1, 193 (DS#8 QB)
University of Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson announced on Twitter Monday that he will transfer to Michigan, where he might be eligible in ...[Read More]

 12/11/17 - Jordan WhiteheadJr/2019, Pittsburgh, 5-10, 195 (DS#1 FS)
S Jordan Whitehead, a junior, announced on social media Monday that he will enter the 2018 NFL draft. Whitehead (5-foot-11, 195 pounds) has been listed ...[Read More]

 12/10/17 - Josey JewellrSr/2018, Iowa, 6-1, 236 (DS#1 ILB)
2017 LOTT IMPACT TROPHY WINNER: Josey Jewell of Iowa has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the college defensive player having the biggest influence on ...[Read More]

 12/10/17 - Zaycoven HendersonSr/2018, Texas AM, 6-1, 305 (DS#8 DT)
Texas A&M starting defensive tackle Zaycoven Henderson was suspended indefinitely after being arrested on multiple felony assault charges on Sunday. ...[Read More]

 12/10/17 - Jeremiah BriscoerSr/2018, Sam Houston State, 6-3, 225 (DS#11 QB)
Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns and Sam Houston State held off Kennesaw State for a 34-27 victory in an FCS quarterfinal ...[Read More]

 12/10/17 - Tavares Martin Jr.Jr/2019, Washington State, 6-0, 182 (DS#69 WR)
WR Tavares Martin Jr. was dimissed from Washington State for an undisclosed violation of team rules on Sunday, though there are conflicting accounts ...[Read More]

 12/09/17 - Jake WienekerSr/2018, South Dakota State, 6-3, 215 (DS#7 WR)
Taryn Christion threw two scoring passes to Jake Wieneke and both ran for another touchdown, Cade Johnson returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown ...[Read More]

 12/09/17 - Easton StickrJr/2019, North Dakota State, 6-2, 222 (DS#21 QB)
Easton Stick threw for three first-half touchdowns and ran for another in the second half and second-seeded North Dakota State rolled to a 42-10 win ...[Read More]

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12/11/17 - Keelan Cole, Ky Wesleyan, Undrafted
WR Keelan Cole caught three passes for 99 yards Sunday, including a 75-yard touchdown....[Read More]

12/11/17 - *Leonard Fournette, LSU, Jaguars
RB Leonard Fournette ran 24 times for 101 yards and a touchdown Sunday in the Jaguars' win over the Seahawks....[Read More]

12/11/17 - *Marlon Humphrey, Alabama, Ravens
CB Marlon Humphrey made his second career start Sunday, as a replacement for injured and suspended cornerback Jimmy Smith. He finished with five tack...[Read More]

12/11/17 - Cooper Kupp, E Wash, Rams
WR Cooper Kupp paced all receivers with 118 yards on five catches, with a score. Kupp's 6-yard touchdown reception cut the Eagles' lead to 21-14. Kup...[Read More]

12/11/17 - Elijah McGuire, La-Lafayette, Jets
RB Elijah McGuire was lost with an ankle injury in the first quarter....[Read More]

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