Archive for January, 2010

Tebow struggles in Senior Bowl, ‘open’ to work on fundamentals

Mardy Gilyard had 103 receiving yards and caught a 32-yard touchdown pass during the fourth quarter to help the North race to a 31-13 victory over the South in Saturday’s Senior Bowl.

Florida’s Cooper picks football over baseball, aims to impress in NFL

Riley Cooper, a 25th-round draft pick of baseball’s Texas Rangers, said Monday that he has decided to focus on a professional football career. The Florida wide receiver was set to receive half of his signing bonus at a scheduled physical Jan. 17, but it had to be put on hold while he was playing football.

Tebow vows ‘I’m just going to be me’ while auditioning for NFL teams

As usual, Florida quarterback Tim Tebow will be the most talked-about and scrutinized player on either team leading up to Saturday’s Senior Bowl. The game is his first real shot at answering the oft-voiced questions about whether he can successfully run an NFL offense, or whether he will have to switch to tight end or H-back.

Ex-Northwestern QB Kafka shows grit in East’s Shrine Game win

Former Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to ex-Penn State quarterback Andrew Quarless with 6 seconds remaining, lifting the East to a 13-10 victory over the West on Saturday in the East-West Shrine Game.

Fifty-three players granted special eligibility for 2010 NFL Draft

The National Football League announced today the names of 53 players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2010 NFL Draft on April 22-24.

Alabama CB Jackson elects to forgo senior season and enter draft

Alabama cornerback Kareem Jackson is
skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft after the
advisory committee projected him as a second-round pick.

University of Arizona TE Gronkowski intends to enter NFL draft

University of Arizona tight end Rob Gronkowski will skip
his senior season and declare for the NFL draft.

Stanford RB Gerhart announces declaration for NFL Draft

Stanford running back Toby Gerhart, who finished second in Heisman Trophy votes last season, announced on Friday that he will forego his final year of college eligibility to enter this year’s NFL Draft.

Florida junior safety Wright announces intentions to enter draft

Florida safety Wright intends to enter the draft

Alabama’s McClain to enter the 2010 NFL Draft

labama junior linebacker Rolando McClain announced Monday that he would enter the 2010 NFL Draft, the team said in a press release.