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Wilting for Williams: The Race to the First Overall Pick

Barring an upset the size of the Loma Prieta earthquake, the Oakland Raiders appear to have the number one overall pick in the NFL draft locked up. The real race is now for the number two pick, who the Raiders should draft, but won’t. The race to the first overall pick is currently controlled by…

NFL Film Session Week 13: Drawing the Defense

Playing defense in today‚Äôs NFL is difficult. Trying to stop skilled offenses while simultaneously battling harsh rules regulating defensive contact is a tough task. When a defense suffers a breakdown, even one as minor as a defender being a step out of position, the offense is likely to make them pay. The following plays are…

Grambling State Returner Domino Sprints Thru Southern

There are some kickoff returns that seem to take an eternity to develop: cuts followed by jukes followed by broken tackles followed by jump stops followed by stiff-arms followed by an eventual touchdown. But sometimes, when the blocking is just right, the returner just needs to run straight ahead. Facing the Southern University Jaguars in…

SEC Permanent Crossover Games: Unfair?

“Who did you play?” is always a consideration in the polls and rankings. As the presumptive best-conference in the country, the SEC matchups matter most of all in determining who gets to play in the National Championship Game. Are the SEC permanent crossover games affecting some teams’ ability to win titles? Auburn lost to Georgia…