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If the Vikings don’t have a shot at USC tackle Matt Kalil, receiver Justin Blackmon provides a nice fallback option. Blackmon’s college QB, Brandon Weeden, talked about the receiver’s personality and value as a player and draft prospect.
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USC’s Matt Kalil is regarded by most analysts as the best tackle in this year’s NFL draft, and Kalil doesn’t hesitate to say he agrees with that assessment. “I would definitely say I am the best tackle in the draft,” Kalil said Thursday. That might sound arrogant, but Kalil believes it’s exactly what NFL teams…
There’s no question that USC had loads of talent on both sides of the football. The real question is how motivated were the players going to be in their second season of being on probation and not being able to participate in bowl season. While there were numerous playmakers at each skill position on offense, Matt Barkley was the key to how successful they would eventually...
It seems Southern California left tackle Matt Kalil was bred for success.
His father, Frank, played pro football in the United States Football League in the 1980s. His brother, Ryan, played center at USC and now plays for the Carolina Panthers.
Matt followed Ryan to USC and became the latest in a line of great Trojans tackles that includes Hall of Famers Ron Yary and Anthony Munoz...
USC transfer Dillon Baxter held out of spring practice for various reasons.
A few months ago Dillon Baxter transferred out of USC because of academic and personal issues that had put him squarely in coach Lane Kiffin’s doghouse. Now the once-heralded recruit is enrolled at San Diego State and, once again, is said to be having issues on his new campus.
The Los Angeles Daily News reported on Monday that the running back was already having “punctuality...
CFT: Gone are the days when Lane Kiffin, then at Tennessee, took shots at Urban Meyer. Now, Kiffin (at USC) showers Urban Meyer (at Ohio State) with praise.
The Vikings are taking a hard look at USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil, but there could be other tackle options for them if they trade down.
It seems Southern California left tackle Matt Kalil was bred for success. His father, Frank, played pro football in the United States Football League in the 1980s. His brother, Ryan, played center at USC and now plays for the Carolina Panthers. Matt followed Ryan to USC and became the latest in a line of great Trojans tackles that includes Hall of Famers Ron Yary and Anthony Munoz...
Tee Martin, the quarterback for Tennessee's 1998 national championship team who then played in the NFL and has spent the past 6 years coaching, has been named wide receivers coach at USC, Trojan head coach Lane Kiffin announced today (Feb. 23).
Stanford’s Jonathan Martin may not receive the top billing as the best offensive tackle at the NFL Combine according to the scouting services. Scouts Inc. has him rated as the third-best tackle behind USC’s Matt Kalil and Iowa’s Riley Reiff, and some mock drafts have Martin going mid-first round.
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The Minnesota Vikings struggled through the 2011 season with a new head coach, a new stadium deal mired in the political muck, and a multitude of injuries that led to the third worst record in the NFL. Let's take a look at a few bold predictions for next season.
With the 3rd Overall Pick in the Draft, the Vikings Select, Matt Kalil, OT USC
The Vikings have a ton of holes...
The Divisional Mock breakdown continues with the NFC North and AFC South this week as I get closer to revealing my first 32 team first round mock in just a couple weeks. It was a rough first season for Leslie Frazier as the Head Coach of the Minnesota Vikings that has left them with the third overall pick in the 2012 Draft. It started out as a promising season for the Chicago Bears...