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The race to last place in the NFL standings has been dubbed the "Suck for Luck" campaign, as teams vie for the first overall pick and a shot at Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck. Whether or not it has reached the point of fans rooting for their team to lose, don't count Luck among any of those groups. "I don't root for anyone to lose," Luck recently said when asked about teams losing on purpose to attain his draft rights, according to the San Jose Mercury News. No matter which team ends up with the first overall pick, it will likely...
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Seven weeks in the books, and the Heisman race is finally concrete enough to watch from an aggregate perspective.
With a clear preseason frontrunner in Andrew Luck, many Heisman analysts have stuck to Luck like glue in the early going, although Luck’s candidacy lacks a certain fire other Heisman winners have enjoyed.
The rest of the current leaders are muddled together. Yes, Trent...
As the “Suck for Luck” campaign moves from simmer toward full boil, there’s a caveat. If sucking for Luck creates the impression that the franchise sucks too badly, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck could make an Eli Manning-style power play. Albert Breer of NFL.com reports that some in league circles are concerned that Luck and his…
Yeah, I can bet that a few NFL executives are watching Stanford’s Andrew Luck play nearly perfect football week after week and are wondering if he’ll try to use his elite status to hand-pick his professional landing place. They wouldn’t worry so much if they really knew Luck, who...
While Stanford's Andrew Luck may be considered the Heisman Trophy front-runner, Washington's Keith Price is making a name for himself with the second-most touchdown passes in the country.
The Pac-12's two highest-rated passers will be on display Saturday night as Luck and the seventh-ranked Cardinal try to extend the nation's longest win streak to 15 games when they...
The Miami Dolphins are 0-5. In no sport is that a good way to start a season, especially in the NFL, where teams don’t have the luxury of needlessly long seasons like the NBA and MLB. So it goes without saying that as the New England Patriots have once again established themselves as the standard in the AFC East, and the Buffalo Bills have proven that a franchise can climb out...
It could be worse, but Stanford's outstanding tight end corps has a nickname. Plus, Andrew Luck, Chris Owusu, and the Harbaugh handshake in this week's Stanford football notebook.
From coach David Shaw and quarterback Andrew Luck on down the roster, members of the Stanford football program had the same basic reaction to The Handshake -- the postgame exchange between 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Detroit's Jim Schwartz.
*Andrew Luck QB, Stanford
*Matt Kalil OT, USC
*Justin Blackmon WR, Oklahoma State
*Matt Barkley QB, USC
Quinton Coples DL, North Carolina
Brandon Thompson DT, Clemson
*Alshon Jeffrey WR, South Carolina
*Dre Kirkpatrick CB, Alabama
*Trent Richardson RB, Alabama
*Riley Reiff OT, Iowa – added this week
Michael Floyd WR, Notre Dame
*Jonathan Martin OT, Stanford
*Landry Jones QB, Oklahoma...
Add Jason Taylor to the growing list of Miami Dolphins players who has gone on record to say that ‘Suck for Luck’ is an asinine, embarrassing concept. Taylor didn’t use both those words on Thursday to describe his thoughts on Suck for Luck. But he did use one of them.
Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby spoke yesterday of the Suck for Luck talk and he strongly criticized...
*Cardinals in 7: All signs point to the Rangers winning the World Series -- that lineup! that bullpen! And yet, all signs have pointed to the Cardinals facing oblivion for months, and that hasn't stopped them from advancing. The irony is that "This Time It Counts" will actually... count.*Raiders trade for Carson Palmer: If Palmer is healthy? OK, maybe this works out...