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Arch Manning Commits To Texas

Jun 23, 2022 1:03 PM

Arch Manning, the No. 1 recruit in the 2023 class, has committed to the University of Texas. Manning chose Texas over Georgia, Alabama, LSU, Clemson and Virginia.

Manning is a nephew of Eli and Peyton Manning, a grandson of Archie Manning and son of former Ole Miss wide receiver Cooper Manning. 

The commitment represents Texas' first No. 1 overall recruit in the ESPN 300 era (since 2006) and its first quarterback ranked in the top 20 since Garrett Gilbert in 2009.

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ESPN Has Five QBs In Top-10 Of 2023 NFL Mock Draft

May 5, 2022 10:03 AM

Todd McShay has Ohio State quarterback C.J. Stroud as the projected No. 1 pick in the 2023 NFL Draft ahead of Bryce Young of Alabama at No. 2. McShay has five quarterbacks in total in the top-10.

  1. Houston Texans: C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State
  2. Detroit Lions: Bryce Young, QB, Alabama
  3. New York Jets: Will Anderson Jr., DE, Alabama
  4. Jacksonville Jaguars: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State
  5. Atlanta Falcons: Jalen Carter, DT, Georgia
  6. Carolina Panthers: Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida
  7. Chicago Bears: Jordan Addison, WR, Pittsburgh
  8. New York Giants: Will Levis, QB, Kentucky
  9. Seattle Seahawks: Tyler Van Dyke, QB, Miami
  10. Washington Commanders: Eli Ricks, CB, Alabama
  11. Pittsburgh Steelers: Paris Johnson Jr., OT, Ohio State
  12. Philadelphia Eagles (via Saints): Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia
  13. Las Vegas Raiders: Peter Skoronski, OT, Northwestern
  14. Minnesota Vikings: Bryan Bresee, DT, Clemson
  15. New England Patriots: Noah Sewell, ILB, Oregon
  16. Miami Dolphins: Myles Murphy, DE, Clemson
  17. Tennessee Titans: Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame
  18. Indianapolis Colts: Derick Hall, DE, Auburn
  19. Philadelphia Eagles: Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas
  20. Arizona Cardinals: Clark Phillips III, CB, Utah
  21. Baltimore Ravens: Kayshon Boutte, WR, LSU
  22. Cincinnati Bengals: Trenton Simpson, ILB, Clemson
  23. Houston Texans (via Browns): BJ Ojulari, DE, LSU
  24. Dallas Cowboys: Henry To'oTo'o, ILB, Alabama
  25. Seattle Seahawks (via Broncos): Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State
  26. Los Angeles Chargers: Zion Nelson, OT, Miami
  27. Miami Dolphins (via 49ers): Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama*
  28. Detroit Lions (via Rams): Tony Grimes, CB, North Carolina
  29. Green Bay Packers: Emil Ekiyor Jr., G, Alabama
  30. Kansas City Chiefs: Nolan Smith, OLB, Georgia
  31. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Josh Downs, WR, North Carolina
  32. Buffalo Bills: Marvin Mims, WR, Oklahoma

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Bryce Young Early Favorite To Go First Overall In 2023

May 2, 2022 8:26 AM

The early favorite to go first overall in the 2023 NFL Draft is Alabama quarterback Bryce Young.

After Young at +200, next is Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud (+210) and Alabama linebacker Will Anderson (+300).

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Tags: Draft, Misc Rumor, NCAA

Georgia Breaks NFL Record With 15 Players Drafted

May 2, 2022 8:22 AM

The Georgia Bulldogs were well represented in this year's NFL Draft.

After winning their first National Championship since 1980, Georgia saw an NFL-record 15 players drafted.

The previous record under the current draft format had been set by Ohio State with 14 players selected in 2004 draft and LSU with 14 in 2020.

Georgia had already set a record Thursday night with five defensive players chosen in the opening round.

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Tags: Draft, Misc Rumor, NCAA

UGA Defense Breaks Record With Five First-Rounders

Apr 29, 2022 8:34 AM

The University of Georgia defense made history on Thursday night.

Five Georgia defensive players were selected in the first round, a record from one defense in the common draft era.

The total eclipsed the four Florida State defenders selected in the first round of the 2006 draft and the four Miami defenders selected in the first round of the 2004 draft.

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Tags: Draft, Misc Rumor, NCAA

Jaguars Trade Up To 27th, Draft Devin Lloyd

Apr 28, 2022 11:09 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded the No. 27 pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars for picks No. 33, No. 106 and No. 180 this year.

With the 27th pick, the Jaguars drafted linebacker Devin Lloyd.

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Jets Take Jermaine Johnson II After Moving Up To No. 26

Apr 28, 2022 11:03 PM

The New York Jets traded up for a third first-round pick on Thursday night.

New York acquired the 26th pick from the Tennessee Titans in order to take the Florida State edge rusher.

The Jets received No. 26 and No. 101 from the Titans for No. 35, No. 69 and No. 163.

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Bills Draft Kaiir Elam After Trading Up For 23rd Pick

Apr 28, 2022 10:45 PM

The Buffalo Bills have traded up to the No. 23 pick and drafted Florida cornerback Kaiir Elam.

Buffalo acquired the 23rd pick from the Baltimore Ravens for the 25th and 130th selections.

The Ravens had acquired the 23rd pick from the Arizona Cardinals for Marquise Brown and a third-round pick.

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Eagles Acquire A.J. Brown In Trade With Titans

Apr 28, 2022 10:02 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired A.J. Brown in a massive trade with the Tennessee Titans.

Tennessee will receive the 18th overall pick and a 2022 third-rounder.

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Tags: Philadelphia Eagles, Tennessee Titans, Draft, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

Lions Trade Up To No. 12, Draft Jameson Williams

Apr 28, 2022 9:51 PM

The Detroit Lions traded up with the Minnesota Vikings to get the No. 12 pick and take Alabama wide receiver Jameson Williams.

Detroit sent picks No. 32, No. 34 and No. 66 to Minnesota for picks No. 12 and No. 46.

Williams suffered a torn ACL in the College Football National Championship Game, so it's unclear when he'll debut as a rookie.

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Tags: Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings, Draft, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Saints Move Up To Draft Chris Olave With 11th Pick

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Texans GM: 50-60 Percent Chance Team Uses 13th Pick

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Giants Have Received Calls About No. 7 Pick

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2022 NFL Mock Draft: Final Edition

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Kayvon Thibodeaux Favorite To Go To Jets At No. 4

Mike Florio/Pro Football Talk

Panthers Inform Sam Darnold They Might Draft Quarterback

David Newton/ESPN

GM: Falcons Hope To Come Out Of Draft With Quarterback

Michael Rothstein/ESPN

Travon Walker Consensus Favorite To Go No. 1 Overall

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Jared Goff Has 'No Concern' If Lions Draft A Quarterback

Eric Woodyard/ESPN

Giants Getting Calls About First-Round Picks, James Bradberry

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Kenny Pickett To Meet With Lions

Tom Pelissero/NFL Network

Panthers Have Explored Trading Down From Sixth Pick

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Titans Looking To Draft Players Who Can Contribute As Rookies

Nashville Tennessean

Eagles, Saints Swap Multiple Picks

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Detroit To Host 2024 NFL Draft

Eric Woodyard/ESPN

Kenny Pickett's Hand Size Up At Pittsburgh Pro Day

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49ers Claim To Have Offer Of Two 2nd Rounders For Jimmy Garoppolo

Mike Florio/ProFootballTalk

Kenny Pickett's Hands Measure Smaller Than Any Current NFL QB

Jeff Legwold/ESPN

Titans Eye Ryan Tannehill's Eventual Successor In Draft

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Agents Threaten Boycott Of NFL Combine Over Bubble Concerns

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