• NFL draft, combine prospect breakdown by Mike Mayock
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    NFL draft, combine prospect breakdown by Mike Mayock

    The MMQB's Emily Kaplan takes a look at what to watch out for during the 2017 NFL Combine. Never been a big combine fan. I’ve always felt it (in part) bastardizes the draft class by getting fans and some scouts and coaches all heated up when some average college player runs fast and jumps high in Indianapolis, and pushes that so-so player up the draft board. Gratuitously. Stephen Hill. 2012. Georgia Tech receiver. Caught 49 passes in his college career. Big guy: 6-4, 215. Ran a 4.30 and 4.31 in the 40-yard dash at Indy. Much frothing over Hill around Lucas Oil Stadium. Jets traded second-, fifth- and seventh-round picks to move up to take Hill in the second round. Hill caught 45 NFL passes, total.

  • To land 4-star TE Mustapha Muhammad, Texas must win
    Burnt Orange Nation

    To land 4-star TE Mustapha Muhammad, Texas must win

    During a tremendously stacked weekend in which the Texas Longhorns hosted upwards of 90 prospects for junior days, four-star Ridge Point tight end Mustapha Muhammad was among the very best in attendance. A key target at a key position, the Houston-area prospect was a surprise visitor, and a significant one as Tom Herman was able to get Muhammad on campus for the first time during his tenure. The visit came after Muhammad unofficially visited Oklahoma State earlier this month and Clemson in late January. “I enjoyed myself at all 3 schools,” Muhammad told Burnt Orange Nation. “They were all really good visits that I don't regret taking.” While on the Forty Acres, Muhammad said he was able to talk

  • Duke QB Thomas Sirk to pursue graduate transfer
    Dr. Saturday5 hours ago

    Duke QB Thomas Sirk to pursue graduate transfer

    Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk has missed two seasons because of Achilles tendon injuries. Thomas Sirk, the Duke quarterback who was granted a sixth season of eligibility back in November, is leaving the school. With Daniel Jones entrenched as the starting quarterback, Duke announced Monday that the oft-injured Sirk will pursue a graduate transfer for the 2017 season.