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The Brigham Young Cougars never played Stanford when Andrew Luck, who will soon be the first overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, was their quarterback. In other years, that has not been the case. Did you know that BYU has faced nine players who were the eventual first pick overall in the NFL draft? Five of the nine times, BYU played against the eventual first pick overall in their final season of college football. They are bolded in the list below. 2010: The St. Louis Rams selected Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma.2005: The San Francisco 49ers selected Alex Smith, QB, Utah.1997: The St. Louis Rams selected Orlando Pace, OT, Ohio State.1995: The Cincinnati Bengals selected Ki-Jana Carter, RB, Penn State.1994: The Cincinnati Bengals selected Dan Wilkinson, DT, Ohio State.1993: The New England Patriots selected Drew Bledsoe, QB, Washington State.1991: The Dallas Cowboys selected Russell Maryland, DT, Miami.1963: The Los Angeles Rams selected Terry Baker, QB, Oregon State.1956: The Pittsburgh...
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Ryan Grigson officially announced today that the Indianapolis Colts will select quarterback Andrew Luck of Stanford with the first overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft:
A new era in Colts football will start on Thursday evening just after eight o’clock when Indianapolis will select quarterback Andrew Luck with the first pick in the NFL Draft.
Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson...
Do not expect any surprises with the first pick of the upcoming NFL Draft.
Indianapolis Colts general manger Ryan Grigson confirmed Tuesday what everybody in football already knew, telling reporters the team would use the top overall pick to select star quarterback Andrew Luck.
"In fairness to Andrew Luck and in fairness to the whole process -- the media gantlet he's going...
No surprise here. The Colts have been targeting Luck for months and the release of Peyton Manning all but sealed the deal, and Luck’s future.
In 2011, Luck led Stanford to a record of 11–2, a berth in a BCS bowl (the Fiesta Bowl), and a # 7 ranking in the final AP Poll and was runner up for the Heisman for two consecutive years.
Luck became Stanford’s all-time leader in wins...
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The first day of the rest of Andrew Luck's life.
As expected, former Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts as first overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. (The...
It has been speculated and all but confirmed for quite some time now. We can now safely say that the Indianapolis Colts will select Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the top overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft this Thursday after it was confirmed by sources.
This means that Heisman trophy winner Robert Griffin III will be the No. 2 overall selection by the Washington Redskins...
The 2012 NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall in New York City starting with the Indianapolis Colts' number one overall pick. The full schedule is as follows:
Round1: Thursday, April 26th, 8 ET, Televised on NFL Network and ESPN
Round 2-3 : Friday April 27th, 7 ET, NFL Network and ESPN
Round 4-7 : Saturday, April 28th, 12 ET, NFL Network and ESPN
Andrew Luck will be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Colts general manager Ryan Grigson announced Tuesday. The redshirt junior from Stanford is considered one of the top quarterback prospects since Eli Manning left Ole Miss in 2004. It's expected Luck will be the team's starter when the season begins in September, filling the void left when Peyton Manning was...
With the NFL draft fast approaching the Indianapolis Colts confirmed what many believed in that they are taking Andrew Luck, quarterback out of Stanford University, with the number 1 overall pick.
The question some had leading up to the draft was whether or not Robert Griffin III should have been chosen before him. Some say it was never a conversation to begin with, others, even...
1. Indianapolis, Andrew Luck, qb, 6-4, 234, Stanford: A prototypical NFL QB with superior decision-making abilities, arm strength and mechanics. Father, Oliver, was also an NFL QB.
2. Washington, Robert Griffin III, qb, 6-2, junior, 223, Baylor: A fast runner and polished passer, Griffin could be a game-changer. Smart player with intangibles through the roof....
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck has been selected first overall
in the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts.
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Kill the NFL DraftSince the birth of ESPN, interest in the NFL Draft has increased yearly. It has become a primetime event introducing the most promising College players to fans who have salivated over forty yard dash times and bench rep numbers for months. The first round of the draft can be exciting to College Football freaks and draftniks; but let me ask you this: How many casual...