Posts Tagged ‘NFL Draft’

Crabtree feels at home on Madison Avenue

Texas Tech WR Michael Crabtree might be in New York City for the first time, but he appears completely comfortable in this advertising-driven culture.

Top prospect Stafford: ‘It’s been a crazy ride’

Not that long ago, 21-year-old Matthew Stafford was the same age as those teenagers he threw passes to in Central Park this morning. If you didn’t know he was about to be taken high in the NFL Draft on Saturday, you would have thought he was just a college kid on summer break working as a camp counselor with middle-school kids.

Kids at play in Central Park

The prospects worked up a slight sweat and got a decent workout before the draft. But Matthew Stafford wasn’t throwing to his college receivers, he was throwing to select middle schoolers from around the country.

Submit a song to get played when your team picks

Here’s your chance to play DJ: Got an obscure city-oriented song for your favorite team? Let us know in the comments below, and we’ll pass them along to NFL director of events Sammy Choi for his consideration.

Buzz continues to build around versatile QB White

As the draft draws closer, the number of teams showing interest in West Virginia QB Pat White continues to grow.

Chiefs among teams taking interest in Curry

Wake Forest LB Aaron Curry might not be available when the Kansas City Chiefs pick third overall in next month’s NFL draft, but they’re doing their due diligence in case he falls to them. Curry has a private workout scheduled with the Chiefs on April 2-3, then an interview with them on April 14-15.

Lions are on the clock for April 25-26 draft

The 2009 NFL Draft is scheduled to take place in Radio City Music Hall in New York on April 25-26. The first two rounds will take place on the first day and the final five rounds in Day 2.

Add BYU WR Collie to list of draft-eligible players

Second team AP All-America WR Austin Collie of BYU, a junior, announced recently that he was foregoing his senior year and declaring for the draft, but his name was not on today’s list.

Combine scheduled for Feb. 18-24

The 2009 NFL Scouting Combine will be held Feb. 18-24 in Indianapolis, Ind. More than 300 of the very best college football players will be invited to participate in this intense, four-day job interview.

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