2002: Antonio Bryant Second Round 63rd overall Cowboys 2004: Fitzgerald drafted First Round 3rd overall Cardinals 2011: Jonathan Baldwin First Round 26th overall Chiefs 2014: Devin Street Fifth Round 146th overall Cowboys 2016: Tyler Boyd ? Round 1 of the NFL draft kicks off Thursday night. Though Pitt’s Tyler Boyd likely won’t have his name… Continue reading Boyd next in line of Pitt receivers to NFL
His pedigree and talent are undeniable. Robert Nkemdiche is a physical specimen for sure, measuring 6 feet 4 inches and 295 pounds. For someone so large, he also displays intriguing athleticism and quickness. His on-field skills tantalize NFL GMs, but his documented incidents and quirky attitude off-field cast a shadow of doubt. Nkemdiche has been… Continue reading Should Robert Nkemdiche be on Steelers Draft Board?
On Saturday, the general public got its first look at the newest edition of Pitt Panthers football. I was in attendance for Pitt’s annual spring game on an absolutely gorgeous, sun-drenched Pittsburgh afternoon. While taking in the action, I had a few quick observations: Stout defense ruled the day Some of the offensive ineptitude can… Continue reading Quick Hits from Pitt Football Spring Game
Heading into the Pitt Panthers spring game this Saturday at Heinz Field there are quantifiably more questions than answers. An offense hit by the departures of Tyler Boyd and JP Holtz among others needs new downfield play makers. Uncertainty at the tailback position is also prevalent. The nature of that discrepancy is more generous, as… Continue reading Pitt Spring Game: Offense Faces Uncerainty
The landscape of college basketball is always in flux. With graduating seniors, the freshman one-and-done phenomena, and rampant underclassmen NBA Draft declarations, change itself is the only constant. This year’s group of ACC departures looks to be staggeringly impactful across the board. Examining the mass exodus of All-ACC performers provides a quick peak into how… Continue reading ACC Facing Big Time Departures
Hedging your bets is a precautionary measure that allows you to prepare for either side of an impending outcome. It’s a common tactic used in gambling, the stock market, and probably something you utilize in everyday life. In the case of Gregory Polanco’s new contract extension with the Pirates, it’s what brought both sides to… Continue reading Polanco, Pirates Hedge Bets With New Deal
North Carolina and Syracuse face off Saturday night in a familiar Final Four matchup, but their trips to this point couldn’t be more different. It has been a track of polar opposites, a tale of two cities if you will. Differences aside, both teams sit one win away from a date with destiny in the National Championship game. North… Continue reading Same Faces Different Places: ACC Flavored Final 4