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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

Rob Rang's Big Board: Clemson defenders on the rise

  Deshaun Watson and an extraordinary group of draft-eligible skill position talent earned the spotlight last season for the national champion Clemson Tigers. Quarterback Kelly Bryant is making his own waves but if the Tigers return to their third consecutive title game, it will be difference-makers along the line of line of scrimmage -- third-year stars...Read More

Gimino: Week 3, First and 20 - Clemson has another star QB in Bryant

   About the only thing most people knew in the offseason about Kelly Bryant was that he wasn't Deshaun Watson. That's where the doubts about Clemson repeating as the national champion began. Bryant wasn't Deshaun Watson. Nobody was Deshaun Watson. That was kind of the problem. No Deshaun Watson, no national title. Three games into...Read More

Rang: Rudolph shows NFL form in rout

   Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph made a strong statement to Heisman voters and NFL scouts Saturday, throwing for 423 yards and five touchdowns in the first half as the visiting Cowboys crushed Pittsburgh 59-21. Rudolph, NFLDraftScout.com's top-rated senior quarterback, was replaced by backup quarterback Taylor Cornelius after Oklahoma State's first drive of the second half. The Cowboys were leading 56-14...Read More

Game of the Week: Clemson at Louisville

   Big games don't faze Clemson coach Dabo Swinney. In fact, he relishes meetings like the one his third-ranked Tigers face Saturday when they open Atlantic Coast Conference play at No. 14 Louisville. Kickoff time is 8 p.m. ET for the a nationally televised (ABC) clash of Atlantic Division contenders at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. "Louisville is an outstanding team and that's a difficult place to play," Swinney said. "But it's...Read More

Rob Rang's Sept 13 Mock Draft

   The 2017 NFL and NCAA seasons just began, but already NFLDraftScout.com is peeking ahead to the spring and to the incoming crop of rookies. After all, on Tuesday the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced 108 preliminary, modern era nominees for the Class of 2018, so it is time to find potential future NFL stars -- as the beat goes on. A year ago it was obvious that an exciting new...Read More

Week 2: Dane Brugler - Mayfield plants his flag to be the top-rated senior QB

   After the Sooners were defeated handedly by the Buckeyes last year, Oklahoma marched into Columbus last Saturday and defeated a very talented Ohio State squad. Urban Meyer's squad was out-played and out-coached, but the most noticeable difference was one team had a playmaker at quarterback, the other team didn't....Read More

First and 20: Sooners deliver statement by slaying Buckeyes

   Filed under things we did not think we'd see: Casual Bob Stoops, shirt untucked, standing in a suite at Ohio Stadium, first-pumping the play of the Oklahoma Sooners in their victory over Ohio State. Now, a lot of that wouldn't have made sense entering the summer, but Stoops' stunning retirement cleared the way for precocious Lincoln...Read More

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 10/17/17 - Michael Carter/2021, North Carolina, 5-10, 193 (DS# RB)
RB Michael Carter gave the running game a much-needed boost against Virginia. The freshman had runs of 56 and 47 yards on his way to 157 yards and ...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - Travis HomerFr/2020, Miami (FL), 6-3, 200 (DS#999 RB)
RB Travis Homer had a spectacular debut as a starter in replacing the injured Mark Walton against Georgia Tech. He showed a toughness in rushing for ...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - Joe Giles-HarrisrSo/2020, Duke, 6-2, 220 (DS#26 OLB)
LB Joe Giles-Harris leads the Blue Devils with 67 tackles, with 10.5 of those accounting for lost yardage. He's in line to be the team's leading tackler ...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - Elijah TaylorrSo/2020, Notre Dame, 6-2, 285 (DS#10 DT)
D...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - Brandon WimbushrSo/2020, Notre Dame, 6-1, 216 (DS#14 QB)
QB Brandon Wimbush has been cleared to start after sitting out Notre Dame's previous game against North Carolina because of a foot injury. Wimbush ...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - LJ ScottJr/2019, Michigan State, 6-0, 230 (DS#20 RB)
RB LJ Scott finally broke out last week with career-highs in carries (25) and rushing yards (194) while scoring two touchdowns in the victory over ...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - Kenny WillekesrSr/2017, Michigan State, 6-3, 247 (DS#999 TE)
DE Kenny Willekes has been a pleasant surprise for Michigan State this season, recording four sacks, including two each in victories over Michigan ...[Read More]

 10/17/17 - Shaquille QuartermanSo/2020, Miami (FL), 6-0, 245 (DS#2 ILB)
LB Shaquille Quarterman has backed up an outstanding freshman year (84 tackles in 13 games, all starts) with a solid sophomore performance. He has ...[Read More]

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Class of 2017 NFL Draft/NFL Rookies...
10/18/17 - *DeShone Kizer, Notre Dame, Browns
QB DeShone Kizer will be back in the starting lineup. Kizer, who started the first five games, will return to the top spot after watching from the ...[Read More]

10/18/17 - *Brad Kaaya, Miami, Lions
QB Brad Kaaya was released by the Panthers. He was never active for a game. He's a rookie out of Miami....[Read More]

10/18/17 - TreDavious White, LSU, Bills
CB Tre'Davious White is tied for the league lead with 11 passes defensed....[Read More]

10/18/17 - *John Ross, Wash, Bengals
WR John Ross practiced again on Wednesday. This is his first week of practice since missing three straight weeks with a knee injury. Ross has appea...[Read More]

10/17/17 - Corey Davis, W Michigan, Titans
WR Corey Davis will be out again with his hamstring injury, which he reinjured in Week 2. Being out this week against the Browns means that Davis w...[Read More]

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-Tyquan Lewis, rSr DE
Ohio State

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Boise St DS#8 DE

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W Michigan DS#2 OT

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Ole Miss DS#3 OLB

-Martinas Rankin, rSr OT,
Miss St DS#4 OT

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-Toby Weathersby, Jr OT,

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