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Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly Reacts To Texans Selecting WR Will Fuller

Former Notre Dame wide receiver Will Fuller was selected No. 21 overall by the Houston Texans during the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night, bringing lots of speed to Houston’s receiving corps.  Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly knows what kind of talent he’s losing in Fuller and didn’t hesitate to express that following the pick.  The Texans got a ridiculous talent...
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What Ohio State Players Could Be First Round NFL Draft Picks In 2017

Ohio State’s football program owned the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night.  The Buckeyes had five former players – Joey Bosa (3rd to San Diego), Ezekiel Elliott (4th to Dallas), Eli Apple (10th to NYG), Taylor Decker (16th to Detroit) and Darron Lee (20th to NYJ) – taken in the draft’s first top 20 picks.  Lookin good guys! #BuckeyeNation what do you...
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The 4 Colleges With The Most NFL Draft 1st Round Picks Thursday Night

The NFL Draft’s first round came and went Thursday night.  NFL Draft. It was an eventful one, featuring some surprises picks, trades and the sliding of Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil after a video surfaced of him appearing to smoke marijuana out of a bong with a gas mask on.  Which colleges dominated the NFL Draft’s first round?  Ohio State, of course, but there...
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Video: This Fan-Made “You vs. Them” Oklahoma Hype Video For 2016 Is Incredible

The Oklahoma Sooners are looking for redemption in 2016 after falling short of Clemson during the College Football Playoff semifinals this past season. And with plenty of talent returning to the field this fall, the Sooners are in position to do so.  With that excitement in mind, YouTuber The Sports Junkies Fix posted this awesome “US vs. Them” hype video for the upcoming 2016...
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Video: Chris Berman’s Wildly Incorrect Statement During The NFL Draft

Chris Berman (or someone in his ear) screwed up in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night.  Ohio State had three players taken in the top 10 – Joey Bosa at No. 3 to San Diego, Ezekiel Elliott at No. 4 to Dallas and Eli Apple at No. 10 to the New York Giants.  After Apple’s selection, the ESPN NFL Draft host made the following proclamation: Ohio State is the first college...
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Ole Miss Releases Statement Following Laremy Tunsil’s Comments On Possible NCAA Violations

Nobody expected a social media hacker would steal the show during the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night, but that’s exactly what happened when former Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil’s accounts started sharing posts detrimental to his draft experience.  First, it was his Twitter account tweeting out a video of Tunsil appearing to smoke something out of...
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Michigan DB Jokes About Home-State Detroit Lions Drafting Ohio State Player

Michigan’s NFL team took an Ohio State Buckeye in the first round of the draft Thursday night.  The Detroit Lions took former Buckeye offensive tackle Taylor Decker with the 16th overall pick.  Michigan defensive back Jourdan Lewis joked about the selection.  We needed a lineman that bad? — Jourdan Lewis (@JourdanJD) April 29, 2016 Lmfao it’s jokes, he’s a great player...
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How Much Money Ohio State’s 5 First Round Picks Will Sign For

How’s this for a future recruiting pitch for Urban Meyer and Ohio State’s football program: the Buckeyes’ five first-round picks in the 2016 NFL Draft will sign contracts totaling close to $100 million.  Ohio State had five former players taken in the first round – Joey Bosa, Ezekiel Elliott, Eli Apple, Taylor Decker and Darron Lee.  Those five will sign for a little more...
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Here’s A Map Of Where Every NFL Draft 1st Round Pick Played In High School

Ohio State dominated the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft from a college perspective. The Buckeyes had five players selected in the first round, a total two higher than the next-closest school Ole Miss and one shy of the all-time record (six by Miami in 2004).  Who dominated the NFL Draft’s first round from a high school perspective? Florida, which had seven players taken. Ohio...
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Seattle Seahawks Select Texas A&M OG Germain Ifedi No. 31 Overall

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close. The Seattle Seahawks have just made the final pick – they’ve taken Texas A&M guard Germain Ifedi. Round: 1 Pick: 31 With the #31 pick of the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Seahawks select OL Germain Ifedi! pic.twitter.com/sthoeMI17B — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Seattle Seahawks select Texas A&M guard Germain...
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Carolina Panthers Select Louisiana Tech DT Vernon Butler No. 30 Overall

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft is just about over, but not before the defending NFC champion Carolina Panthers make their selection. The 30th pick? Louisiana Tech’s Vernon Butler. Round: 1 Pick: 30 With the #30 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Panthers select DT Vernon Butler! pic.twitter.com/wFqYy6nd4S — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: The Carolina Panthers select...
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Arizona Cardinals Select Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche No. 29 Overall

The Arizona Cardinals took Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche, a highly-talented player who slipped due to off-field issues with the 29th-overall pick.  Round: 1 Pick: 29 With the #29 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @AZCardinals select DT Robert Nkemdiche! pic.twitter.com/MqDqr7Q5Di — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Arizona Cardinals select Ole Miss DL Robert Nkemdiche Analysis...
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San Francisco 49ers Take Stanford OL Joshua Garnett With No. 28 Pick

This was a surprising one. The San Francisco 49ers traded back into the first round to take Stanford offensive guard Joshua Garnett.  Round: 1 Pick: 28 Selection: The San Francisco 49ers take Stanford offensive guard Joshua Garnett.  TRADE ALERT! With the #28 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @49ers select OG Joshua Garnett! (via the @Chiefs) pic.twitter.com/G3PXzGSqzW — NFL...
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Green Bay Packers Select UCLA NT Kenny Clark No. 27 Overall

The Green Bay Packers were notified last month that starting nose tackle B.J Raji would be taking a year off from football. It looks like they’ve found his replacement. Round: 1 Pick: 27 With the #27 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @packers select NT Kenny Clark! pic.twitter.com/w19O2Hxzea — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Green Bay Packers select UCLA NT Kenny Clark...
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Pittsburgh Steelers Select Miami CB Artie Burns No. 25 Overall

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft is nearing its end. The 25th pick? Miami’s Artie Burns. Round: 1 Pick: 25 With the #25 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @steelers select CB Artie Burns! pic.twitter.com/AbhyxmtJW8 — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Pittsburgh Steelers select Miami cornerback Artie Burns. Analysis: Burns is a speedy, athletic corner that packs a punch...
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Denver Broncos Take Memphis QB Paxton Lynch With No. 26 Pick

There have now been three quarterbacks taken in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Denver Broncos traded up to take Memphis QB Paxton Lynch.  Round: 1 Pick: 26 Selection: Denver Broncos select Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch.  TRADE ALERT! The @Broncos trade up to the #26 pick (via the @Seahawks) to select QB Paxton Lynch! #NFLDraft pic.twitter.com/UuMv2Xiz2g — NFL (...
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Cincinnati Bengals Select Houston CB William Jackson III No. 24 Overall

The Cincinnati Bengals went for help in the defensive secondary with the No. 24 pick, tabbing Houston’s William Jackson III.  Round: 1 Pick: 24 Selection: Cincinnati Bengals select Houston CB William Jackson III With the #24 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Bengals select CB William Jackson III! pic.twitter.com/iSoQq2cQiq — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Analysis: Jackson III...
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Columbus Bar Trolls Johnny Manziel, Offers Him Cheap Drinks

Johnny Manziel, who is no longer in the NFL after two tumultuous years in Cleveland, is watching the draft tonight at a bar in Ohio. It looks like word has gotten out. An establishment in Columbus, the O Patio and Pub, has decided to troll Manziel on Twitter and offer him some cheap drinks. They’re touting their $2 well drink and $3 Fireball shots – since Manziel no longer has...
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Minnesota Vikings Select Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell With No. 23 Pick

Teddy Bridgewater has a new offensive weapon. The Minnesota Vikings took former Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell in the NFL Draft’s first round.  Round: 1 Pick: 23 Selection: Minnesota Vikings select Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell.  With the #23 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Vikings select WR Laquon Treadwell! pic.twitter.com/DYwjm3sQHw — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016...
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Washington Redskins Select TCU WR Josh Doctson No. 22 Overall

The Washington Redskins got Kirk Cousins another target to throw to when they drafted TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson No. 22 overall Round: 1 Pick: 22 With the #22 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Redskins select WR Josh Doctson (via @HoustonTexans)! pic.twitter.com/29TcMpCDxF — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Washington Redskins select TCU WR Josh Doctson. Analysis: Doctson...
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Houston Texans Select Notre Dame WR Will Fuller No. 21 Overall

The 2016 NFL Draft has already provided us with both surprises and trades tonight, forcing everybody to throw their draft projections out the window. The most recent trade – between Washington and Houston – moved the Texans up to the No. 21 pick, where they called on Will Fuller. Round: 1 Pick: 21 TRADE ALERT! The @HoustonTexans trade up to the #21 pick (via the @Redskins) to...
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Video: Watch Urban Meyer Get Left Hanging By Ohio State’s Darron Lee

It’s been a pretty great night for Urban Meyer.  The Ohio State football coach has seen five of his former Buckeyes taken in the first top 20 picks of the NFL Draft.  There was one awkward moment, though, and it was captured on TV.  After former OSU linebacker Darron Lee was taken No. 20 overall by the New York Jets, Meyer went to give him a high-five. He was left hanging, unfortunately...
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Laremy Tunsil admits taking money from Ole Miss staffers

The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft did not go very well for Ole Miss. Former OT Laremy Tunsil was taken 13th overall after his draft stock fell due to a controversial Twitter video. Oh, and now Tunsil has admitted that there was money exchanged between himself and the Ole Miss coaching staff. Really. Minutes after Tunsil was drafted, someone hacked his Instagram account and...
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April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

New York Jets Select Ohio State LB Darron Lee With No. 20 Pick

A fifth Ohio State player has been taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, as the New York Jets have selected Buckeyes’ linebacker Darron Lee.  Round: 1 Pick: 20 The selection: New York Jets take Ohio State linebacker Darron Lee.  With the #20 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @nyjets select LB Darron Lee! pic.twitter.com/ONVWUidi8K — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Analysis...
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Indianapolis Colts Select Alabama C Ryan Kelly No. 18 Overall

The 2016 NFL Draft is beginning to pick up steam. The 18th pick? Ryan Kelly. Round: 1 Pick: 18 With the #18 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Colts select C Ryan Kelly! pic.twitter.com/t7At0eLs12 — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Indianapolis Colts select Alabama center Ryan Kelly. Analysis: Ryan Kelly was a fantastic center during his time in Alabama, leading a line that...
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