One of the most talented draft-eligible tight ends in the country is, not surprisingly, moving on to the next level. Using a video posted to his personal Twitter account Friday evening, Hunter Bryant announced that he will be leaving Washington early and “pursuing my childhood dream” in declaring for the 2020 NFL Draft. Bryant is expected to be one of the top tight ends available in next year’s draft, hence the decision to leave eligibility on the table. The Marathon Continues… pic.twitter.com/OOnGFkYB4N — hunter bryant (@blackbeast88) December 6, 2019 This season, the 6-2, 239-pound Bryant, a John Mackey Award finalist, led the Huskies with 825 yards receiving and a 15.9 yards per catch average. His 52 receptions are second on the team as well. For his career, Bryant has totaled 1,394 yards and five touchdowns on 85 catches (16.4 ypc). He’ll be able to add on to those career totals as, barring a change of heart, he’s expected to play in … [Read more...] about NFL draft makes early call, Washington TE Hunter Bryant answers
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2018 NFL Draft: Baker Mayfield - Way Back When 3,257 views 1:24 Video: Baker Mayfield high school highlightsIs former Oklahoma and Lake Travis star the answer at quarterback for Cleveland?Baker Mayfield going No. 1 in the 2018 NFL Draft gives high schools in the state of Texas their second straight top pick and fourth overall top pick since 1990. The new Cleveland Browns quarterback joins other Texas signal-callers Matthew Stafford (2009) and Andrew Luck (2012), along with defensive end Myles Garrett (2017), as top selections. Many predicted either Sam Darnold or Josh Allen, a pair of California products, as the No. 1 selection. The Golden State leads all states with five top picks, including other signal-callers Jared Goff (2016), Alex Smith (2005) and Carson Palmer (2003) and David Carr (2002), along with wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson (1996). Mayfield's selection helped Texas break a tie with Ohio, which also has three top picks, which includes Dan Wilkinson and … [Read more...] about Which state has produced the most No. 1 overall NFL Draft picks since 1990?
Henderson was a force on the outside for the Gators all season long by Ben Kercheval @BenKercheval Dec 6, 2019 at 4:41 pm ET • 1 min read USATSI Another potential first-round NFL draft pick has announced he is departing college football early. Florida cornerback CJ Henderson will forgo his final year of eligibility to move on to the next level. In doing so, Henderson announced that he would not be playing in whatever bowl game the Gators will participate in. CBS Sports' Jerry Palm projects that Florida will play Virginia in the Orange Bowl. Henderson's full announcement, via his Twitter account, can be seen below. The junior thanks the program, his coaches and teammates in what was not a surprising decision: pic.twitter.com/MyndVhE22G— Chris Henderson Jr. (@HendersonChris_) December 6, 2019 Henderson's chances of being a first-round prospect are strong. He is ranked as the 25th overall player in the upcoming … [Read more...] about 2020 NFL Draft: Florida CB and potential first-round pick CJ Henderson forgoing bowl game to enter draft class
Baker Mayfield High School Highlights 2,307 views 3:30 Video: Baker Mayfield high school highlightsIs Oklahoma star the answer at quarterback for Cleveland?There are plenty of questions and concerns swirling around Baker Mayfield heading into Thursday's NFL Draft.But there should be no questioning his track record of engineering victories as a quarterback. Dating back to his time running the show at Lake Travis (Austin, Texas), Mayfield is 63-8 as a starter.Before starring at Texas Tech and Oklahoma, Mayfield led Lake Travis to a state title as a junior in 2011. The polarizing draft prospect threw for 3,788 yards and 45 touchdowns while running for 754 yards and 10 more scores.See him action for the Texas high school powerhouse in the video above. Can he work similar magic in the NFL? Photo by: Jim Redman Baker Mayfield took part in a MaxPreps photo shoot prior to the 2012 season at Lake Travis. … [Read more...] about NFL Draft Rewind: Baker Mayfield high school highlights
2018 NFL Draft players back in High School 16,652 views 14:55 Video: Looking back at top draft picksRewinding on the high school careers of Baker Mayfield, Calvin Ridley and others.The last time five quarterbacks were taken in the first round of the NFL Draft was in 1999 when Tim Couch, Donovan McNabb, Akili Smith, Daunte Culpepper and Cade McNown all went among the top dozen picks, respectivelyBarring a major surprise, five signal callers are expected to come off the board tonight at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.Josh Allen, Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen will be linked throughout their careers, but what does recent history say about their chances of success on the field?Twenty-seven quarterbacks have been selected in the first round of the last 10 drafts (since 2008). Of those, only eight have won a game as a starter in the playoffs. Two of those – Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow – are not currently under contract with a NFL team. … [Read more...] about Will it be a history-making night for quarterbacks in the NFL Draft?