C.J. Akins

Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
College: Angelo State
Birth Place: Harker Heights, Texas
Draft: Undrafted
  • Rams coach Sean McVay quick to put the blame on himself

    Rams coach Sean McVay quick to put the blame on himself

    Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer Close Joined ESPN in 2016 to cover the Los Angeles Rams Previously covered the Angels for MLB.com Follow on Twitter THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- The theme of Sean McVay's postgame availability on Sunday was guilt. The Los Angeles Rams' rookie head coach spent the moments following a 27-20 loss to the Washington Redskins blaming himself, for everything from Todd Gurley's early struggles to Jared Goff's late interception to the offensive inconsistencies as a whole. The following phrases filled the transcript from McVay's press conference: "It starts with me." "I know that we'll look at ourselves critically in the mirror, coaches included, starting with me." "I've got

  • 49ers safety Eric Reid to miss game vs. Rams with PCL injury

    49ers safety Eric Reid to miss game vs. Rams with PCL injury

    49ers safety Eric Reid is out for Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams and likely beyond with a posterior cruciate ligament injury in his left knee, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday. Reid underwent an MRI on Monday morning to reveal the extent of the injury, which Shanahan said will not require surgery. “So it’ll heal on it’s own,” Shanahan said in a conference call Monday afternoon. “But he’s definitely not going to play this week and I’d be surprised … it’s probably going to be a little bit longer than that, also.” Sunday against Seattle, Reid had a game-high six tackles before he sustained non-contact, left knee injury 4:39 before halftime. Reid pulled up in coverage on a third-down

  • 2018 NFL mock draft: Updated 2-round projections
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    2018 NFL mock draft: Updated 2-round projections

    We’re three weeks into the college football season, and thanks to Hurricane Irma, it took two weeks for every NFL team to get their season opener in the books. Now that the football universe has gotten a healthy dose of both pro and college action, it’s time to take another stab at mocking the first round of the 2018 NFL draft? Why, you ask? Why do we do anything else? Because it’s fun, people. So, using the latest Super Bowl odds from Vegas Insider to set the draft order, let’s do this. All of this year’s top quarterback prospects have already proven they’re not superhuman, with costly mistakes and poor decisions leading to disastrous results. That said, I still think Rosen is doing the most