Draft Notebook: Top 5 Players I Like, Top 5 Players I Have Questions About

I’m not into the business of projecting the bust label onto any prospects, but there are definitely some players I wouldn’t draft just because I have too many questions (whether they be on the field or off it). Well I’m not drafting any of these prospects for anyone’s franchise (yet), so I get the ability… Read More Draft Notebook: Top 5 Players I Like, Top 5 Players I Have Questions About

Draft Notebook: Top 50 Players and Position Rankings

1. Leonard Williams, DE, Southern California 2. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State 3. Kevin White, WR, West Virginia 4. Dante Fowler Jr., EDGE, Florida 5. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon 6. Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama 7. Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia 8. Marcus Peters, CB, Washington 9. Vic Beasley, EDGE, Clemson 10. Danny Shelton, DT, Washington 11.… Read More Draft Notebook: Top 50 Players and Position Rankings

Ranting On The 50 Yard Line: Black Coaches Aren’t Getting Opportunities To Succeed in College

David Shaw coached Stanford to a Rose Bowl victory in 2012. The first by a black head coach We have definitely gained much progress from 1979, the year Wichita St. hired Willie Jeffries away from South Carolina St. to become its head coach. By accepting the job he became the black head coach at the… Read More Ranting On The 50 Yard Line: Black Coaches Aren’t Getting Opportunities To Succeed in College

Who Should The Oakland Raiders Draft In The First Round of 2015 NFL Draft

No matter what NFL Mock Draft you have looked at since January, the Oakland Raiders have been tied to two players: Amari Cooper and Kevin White. For good reason too. Derek Carr had a decent rookie campaign, but it seems like the Raiders are sold on him moving forward so it would make sense to… Read More Who Should The Oakland Raiders Draft In The First Round of 2015 NFL Draft

Ranting on The 50 Yard Line: Why Isn’t the Safety Position Respected by The NFL HoF Voters?

Over the last 26 years, one safety has been inducted into the Hall of Fame. Paul Krause, who played for the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings in the 1960s-1970’s, was elected in 1998. It’s very hard. Another way to look at this is that no pure safety that has played an NFL game within the… Read More Ranting on The 50 Yard Line: Why Isn’t the Safety Position Respected by The NFL HoF Voters?