Ohio State's new OC Brian Hartline and C.J. Stroud declares for NFL Draft | No. 1 CFB Show
Fox Sports’ RJ Young shares his thoughts on Brian Hartline’s promotion to Ohio State's offensive coordinator and the challenges that may come with a new starting QB in his first year as C.J. Stroud declared for the NFL Draft.foxsports.com
The 2022 NFL Draft’s Biggest Winners and Losers
The NFL Draft is as scrutinized as any sporting event there is. Already, millions of fans and experts have decided which teams walked away the winners. Will confesses that his Arizona Cardinals did poorly, in part by trading their first round pick for Marquise “Hollywood” Brown. "The Cardinals look like a team that is scrambling right now,” Will says. LZ’s “other team” — the Detroit Lions — did okay. One of their picks, University of Michigan star defensive end Aidan Hutchinson, “looks to be a beast,” LZ says. The New York Jets had a better draft still, landing Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner with the 4th overall pick. Many consider him the best cornerback in the draft. Beyond team-by-team performance, the draft also set a few interesting records and trends. Ten teams didn’t even make first round selections, which is a first. Only one quarterback was taken in the first round — Kenny Pickett to the Pittsburgh Steelers — and not until the 20th pick. That’s the latest a QB has been drafted since 1997.news.yahoo.com
Jacksonville ordered to turn off bridge’s Pride Month rainbow lights. A day later, they’re lighted again.
The decision on the Acosta Bridge in Jacksonville, Fla., which came after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a much-debated transgender girls sports ban on the first day of Pride Month, appears to have been reversed Wednesday amid mounting blowback.washingtonpost.com
Antonio Gandy-Golden ready to shine in golden opportunity with Redskins
ROANOKE, Va. – Prior to the NFL Draft, Antonio Gandy-Golden told us he had one official meeting with a team at the combine— the Dallas Cowboys. But it proved to be their division rival, the Washington Redskins who drafted him in the fourth round. I feel like anywhere I would’ve gone I would’ve definitely pushed to try to do that so I don’t feel like being here changed too much. But I definitely feel like I can at least play with the guys that are there. I feel like they can help me out and I feel like I can help them as well,” said Gandy-Golden.
2020 NFL Draft proves it can work from home and score record ratings
In this still image from video provided by the NFL, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks from his home in Bronxville, New York during the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 23, 2020. More than 55 million viewers tuned in to watch an NFL draft unlike any other in the past. The answer is, pretty well, with a 16% increase in ratings over 2019 across all days of the 2020 NFL Draft and each day establishing new highs in average audience. The 2020 NFL Draft included 600 camera feeds in the homes of everyone from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to more than 85 draft prospects, 32 NFL head coaches, 32 NFL general managers, fans and college football coaches, among others. In an image from video provided by the NFL, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow puts on a Cincinnati Bengals cap after being selected first overall during the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 23, 2020.cnbc.com
Washington Redskins have successful weekend, draft eight players, including #2 overall Chase Young
In the fourth round, the Washington Redskins selected Saahdiq Charles (No. Then, the Washington Redskins selected wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden in the fourth round (No. With the 156th pick, the Washington Redskins selected San Diego State center Keith Ismael in the fifth round. The Washington Redskins also selected linebacker Khaleke Hudson in the fifth round (No. The Washington Redskins finally selected Kamren Curl in the seventh round (No.
The Washington Redskins take Liberty WR Antonio Gandy-Golden in 4th round, 142nd overall
The Washington Redskins have selected wide receiver Antonio Gandy-Golden in the fourth round (No. Gandy-Golden immediately became an important piece of the Flames' offense with 21 catches for 315 yards and three touchdowns. Over the next three seasons, Gandy-Golden had at least 1,000 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. He finished his senior season third among FBS receivers in receptions (79) and yards (1,396). “When he does catch [the ball], he has an innate ability to add yardage after the catch,” NFL.com analyst Lance Zierlein wrote in his draft profile.
Pick-Six: Most intriguing players left after Day 2 of draft
Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm (11) passes in the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Baylor in New Orleans, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. After four quarterbacks went off the board in the first round of the NFL Draft, Jalen Hurts of Oklahoma was the only QB taken in rounds two and three on Friday. That means Saturday when rounds four through seven are completed, at least a few notable passers will be available. And more than a few other intriguing players, especially if you look outside the Power Five schools___Two JakesWashington's Jacob Eason and Georgia's Jake Fromm both entered the draft with a year of eligibility still remaining. Both will go into the final day of the draft waiting to be selected.
Redskins chose versatile offensive weapon in Round 3
Ashburn, Va. – The Washington Redskins get a versatile weapon for quarterbacks Dwayne Haskins, Kyle Allen and the offense in Round 3 of the NFL draft. Antonio Gibson of Memphis was used primarily as a wide receiver with 38 receptions for 735 yards (a 19.3 average) with eight touchdowns. but Gibson also got some mid-season reps at running back, logging 33 carries for 369 yards (an 11.2 ypc) with four touchdowns. They were last in the league in points per game and passing yards per game. The Redskins were 31st in the league in total yards per game and 22nd in rushing yards per game in 2019.
DraftKings CEO says there was record interest in NFL Draft as company debuts on Nasdaq
DraftKings CEO Jason Robins said the company saw record betting volume on the NFL Draft ahead of DraftKings' debut Friday on the Nasdaq. I think when you do see a return to play, it's going to be a really, really big deal for the country." The lack of traditional sports due to the coronavirus "certainly" has impacted revenues for the daily fantasy sports company and bookmaker, Robins said. DraftKings, which will trade under the ticker DKNG, became public through a three-way merger that involves a special purpose acquisition company, or blank-check company. He said that is one reason why going public through SPAC worked well for the company.cnbc.com
First all-virtual NFL draft sees average of 15.6 million viewers on opening night
(Photo by NFL via Getty Images)The first all-virtual National Football League draft attracted an all-time high 15.6 million viewers for the opening round Thursday night, the league announced. First round viewership total is up 37% from 2019 and eclipses the NFL's previous high of 12.4 million viewers in 2014. The NFL said the event peaked around 8:45 to 9 p.m., with 19.6 million viewers. Last year's NFL draft attracted 11.3 million viewers on opening night and 47.5 million viewers across all telecasts for the three-day event in Nashville, a 5% increase from the 2018 telecast. The network also aired the National Basketball Association's WNBA virtual draft last week.cnbc.com
Lowe's to advertise during NFL Draft, hinting a bolder marketing strategy is part of its turnaround plans
It had to do minimal shooting for the campaign and use a smaller film crew because of the pandemic, Thalberg said. Marisa Thalberg, executive vice president and chief brand and marketing officer. She was previously Taco Bell's global chief brand officer and worked for Estee Lauder, Unilever Cosmetics International and Revlon. Lowe's spokeswoman Amy Allison said she couldn't disclose Lowe's marketing budget for this year or say how it compares with its prior spending. Thalberg declined to share her vision for marketing the company beyond these ads, saying she is still settling into the role.cnbc.com
Antonio Gandy-Golden left a footprint a Liberty, hoping to do the same in the NFL
ROANOKE, Va. – He's one of the best wide receivers to ever suit up for the Liberty Flames. Much like the program over the past four years, Antonio Gandy-Golden’s ability and skills were constantly on the rise. He left his footprint in the Hill City and set career records along the way. Now he’s preparing to get the call of a lifetime, with the upcoming NFL Draft. He said the time spent with them two paid off at the Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine.
Juan Thornhill selected in NFL Draft
Former Altavista and Virginia star defensive back Juan Thornhill has been selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2nd round of the NFL Draft. Thornhill was the 31st pick of the second round, or the 62rd overall pick. His 2018 campaign included 98 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and 7 pass breakups. Thornhill was a star quarterback in high school at Altavista, helping lead his team to back-to-back VHSL 1A state championships. He was a starter and star on the Colonels basketball team, that captured 3 VHSL 1A state titles.