BROZ and I liked Jalen Collins this week in Drafttek—but that’s before we realized Eagles are going for Mariota…

Our hero analyst ~BROZ was sailing along on yet another mission from the goddess of the Eagles mock draft (Sally Starr) when all Hades broke loose this week. Chip Kelly took off his Clark Kent disguise and turned into Tom Landry. Now it is abundantly apparent that the Chippah is throwing off every conventional expectation we fans may have had about an orderly and predictable personnel...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could New Orleans Saints select LSU's La'el Collins or Jalen Collins? | Talkin' Tigers

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1 day ago

NFL Draft Positional Review: Defensive Backs

Jalen Collins is just one of several potential top corners available in this year's draft. Gerald Herbert/APAs the NFL draft rapidly approaches, PatriotsLife will be doing it's best to keep you informed and up-to-date on all things draft. With that in mind, we'll be taking an in-depth look at each of the Patriots positions of need, sifting through the prospects to highlight potential...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles 2015 Draft Prospect: LSU Cornerback Jalen Collins

We all know the corner position is a huge position of need for the Eagles. It is likely something they will spend a significant amount of money on in free agency. Bradley Fletcher will be walking out the door (good riddance) and it is still unknown whether or not the Eagles will retain Cary Williams. Williams’ fate will likely be dictated by whether or not they can obtain a key...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU’s Jalen Collins A Tantalizing Prospect For Steelers

It’s no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers need some major retooling in their secondary, particularly at the cornerback spot. One name who’s rocketing up draft boards after an impressive showing at the combine is LSU’s Jalen Collins. Despite receiving a grade to stay in school for his senior season, the long-limbed corner entered the draft. […] LSU’s Jalen Collins A Tantalizing...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Eagles Draft Targets – Defensive Backs

Cody Prewitt in coverage against a WR who the Eagles will face twice per year.Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images Saying that the Eagles need help in the secondary is akin to saying humans need oxygen to breath.  It’s by far their weakest position with only one starter likely to return in 2015. There will be some new blood coming in via free agency, but as we’ve learned recently...
Via Eagles Addict
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steel City Blitz Mock Draft 2.0 – Post-Combine Edition

With the combine finished, we have a little more information. Here’s the second edition of our mock. You can check out version 1.0 here. 1. Jalen Collins, CB, LSU I had Trae Waynes here before the combine. After putting on a show, I’d say there’s little chance he falls to the Steelers’ spot. Collins is a guy I’m not completely sold on, but think the Steelers may take a...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Todd McShay Now Has Steelers Selecting LSU CB Jalen Collins

Todd McShay of ESPN.com is the latest major media draftnik to release a post-combine mock draft and he now has the Pittsburgh Steelers selecting LSU cornerback Jalen Collins with the 22nd pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. McShay writes: Three of the Steelers’ outside linebackers (James Harrison, Arthur Moats and Jason […] 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Todd McShay Now Has...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU product Jalen Collins looks like mid-first round pick, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. says

Kiper thinks LSU DE Danielle Hunter has moved into second-round territory.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
6 days ago

Observations of the Defensive Backs at the NFL Scouting Combine

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine came to a close after the defensive backs took to the field for their on-field drills. The cornerbacks and safeties were the last groups to show their skills. Defensive backs are becoming more important because of the pass happy game of the NFL. Teams will be looking to add young defensive backs to defend against the league’s various high-octane passing...
Via Waiting For Next Year
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Combine: Day 6 News and Notes

By Scott Anderson  Today marked the final day of the 2015 NFL combine from Indianapolis, and it was the defensive backs turn to impress scouts and coaches. This years class may not feature the next Darrelle Revis or Richard Sherman, but solid starters could be had through the first 4 rounds. Here are some news and notes from today: Connecticut’s Byron Jones was a big winner today...
Via Optimum Scouting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU CB Jalen Collins is excited about his rise in NFL Draft status | Video

LSU cornerback Jalen Collins talks to the media at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
11 days ago

New Orleans Saints Draft Analysis: Cornerbacks

If it were me, and it were my choice/decision to make, this would likely be the first position that I would address in this year's draft. Provided, of course, that the personnel was available to improve this defensive unit.If there was any unit more suspect than another this season, it would have to be the cornerback position. But even therein lies an inconsistency that plagued them...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is LSU's Jalen Collins a first-round pick? | Talkin' Tigers

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Via The Times Picayune - LSU
13 days ago

NFL Draft: Pre-Combine Big Board

Kellen Livingstone and Jack Andrade have released their respective Top 50 big boards for the 2015 NFL Draft. We haven’t scouted all of the players quite yet, but we’ve seen almost all of them thoroughly and have film grades on all of the top names. Here are the Top 50’s. Livingstone Rank Player School Position Grade 1 Leonard Williams USC DL 98 2 Randy Gregory Nebraska...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Notes: Brett Hundley, Eagles, Lions, Panthers, & Ravens

Brett Hundley Ian Rapoport reports that UCLA QB Brett Hundley will throw at the Combine and participate in all of the drills. Eagles Mike Mayock offered some potential targets for the Eagles at No. 20 overall including Alabama S Landon Collins, Washington’s Shaq Thompson (at safety), LSU CB Jalen Collins, and possibly Washington CB Marcus Peters. Lions Mike Mayock said...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Fast-rising LSU CB Jalen Collins bracing for NFL Scouting Combine

Six LSU players at Combine
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
16 days ago

Arm Chair GM: Cornerback, Part 2: NFL Draft

I wanted to provide you comprehensive analysis of the players available in free agency and the draft. But realizing we live in a 140 character society, I wanted to break down this cornerback coverage into a two-part series. In part one, I looked at the free agents the Eagles can pursue to upgrade the cornerback position. Let's take a look at the draft prospects. What the draft lacks...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drafting Seahawks: Is Jalen Collins Tailor made for Seattle

I promised myself I wouldn't even bring it up... But one resounding thought from 'that game' in Arizona a few weeks ago, recently hit me as hard as a 3rd and short tackle from Kam - that the entire Seattle Seahawks secondary was REALLY banged up during that entire game. So what would the vaunted Legion Of Boom even look like without the likes of Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Kam...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mock Draft update: 3 experts weigh in on the Philadelphia Eagles’ first round pick

Everybody has an opinion on the NFL Draft, and that’s fine. I just wish we didn’t have to go through this many months of speculation before the actual show. In any case, several weeks ago our own Josh Reising examined what the experts are saying about the Philadelphia Eagles and what they should do with their number 20 overall pick… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating all 32...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Profile: Jalen Collins vs Quinten Rollins

Jalen Collins and Quinten Rollins play the cornerback position and could potentially be available when the Indianapolis Colts pick in the second round. Collins, an LSU product, seems to be a favorite among prospect analysts, with Mel Kiper saying he’s the third best cornerback in the draft. Rollins is a former basketball player, who played college football for one year and had...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: LSU CB Jalen Collins

As we delve further into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has begun to shift towards the draft. Like we’ve done in the past, these reports will cover the prospects of the 2015 NFL Draft, placing an emphasis on those who could help the Steelers the most. Another cornerback prospect in the books today. Our […] 2015 NFL Draft Player Profiles: LSU CB Jalen Collins...
Via Steelers Depot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Chargers Give Rivers Help, Go Offense in PFS Mock Draft 1.0

For the second year in a row, it seems as if the NFL draft is going to be a deep one. With quality talent across the board, the San Diego Chargers can fill most of their roster holes with potential Day 1 starters.Pro Football Spot held its first two-round 2015 mock draft Wednesday. With the 17th overall pick, the Chargers were in position to take the best player available for a position...
Via Pro Football Spot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Official list of underclassmen eligible for 2015 NFL Draft

Here is the list of underclassmen that have played their final college football game and will now move on to the next step of their career. From NFL.com: Nelson Agholor, WR, USC Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State Kwon Alexander, LB, LSU Javorius Allen, RB, USC Arik Armstead, DE, Oregon Malcom Brown, DT, Texas Alex Carter, DB, Stanford B.J. Catalon, RB, TCU Tevin Coleman, RB, Indiana Jalen...
Via The Student Section
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Official list of underclassmen eligible for 2015 NFL Draft

Here is the list of underclassmen that have played their final college football game and will now move on to the next step of their career. From NFL.com: Nelson Agholor, WR, USC Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State Kwon Alexander, LB, LSU Javorius Allen, RB, USC Arik Armstead, DE, Oregon Malcom Brown, DT, Texas Alex Carter, DB, Stanford B.J. Catalon, RB, TCU Tevin Coleman, RB, Indiana Jalen...
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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