In anticipation of Reader Appreciation Week, we asked for article submissions for a guest column spot right here on BB&G. We got quite a few worthy submissions from which we’ve selected our three favorite. Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to our selected few.
By Justin Manns
With the 56th pick of the 2012 NFL draft The Pittsburgh Steelers select Mike Adams, Tackle, The Ohio State University.
Many things had to go right for this scenario to play out exactly the way it did last Friday night, and, in my opinion, both parties (the Steelers and Adams) will benefit from this peculiar sequence of events.
Mike Adams committed to the buckeyes on March 3rd of 2007 from Dublin Coffman High School, only about a 10 min drive from where his rocky college career would take place. He entered the University as the number 2 offensive tackle prospect that year. In 2008, Adams started 4 games as true freshmen before being sidelined with a shoulder injury. Then in January of 2009,...