Author Archives: Tommy Lawlor

Early Senior Bowl Thoughts

The Senior Bowl will be coming up in a few weeks. Let’s talk about a few players of interest. QB Baker Mayfield will be the headliner. He won the Heisman Trophy and those guys rarely play in all-star games. Mayfield … Continue reading

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The Big Guns

It’s official. USC QB Sam Darnold has declared for the NFL Draft. Darnold went 20-4 as a starter during his time at USC. #FightOn pic.twitter.com/99WMogSUrW — USC Trojans (@USC_Athletics) January 4, 2018 Josh Rosen officially declares for NFL Draft pic.twitter.com/35vr1vmC26 … Continue reading

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A Special Back

RB is a tough position to evaluate. A great RB can carry a franchise on his back. We saw Adrian Peterson do that at times in Minnesota. Same for Barry Sanders in Detroit. At the same time, neither one of … Continue reading

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Underclassmen Update

Keeping with the recent trend, lots of kids are coming out early. Iowa CB Josh Jackson declares for #NFLDraft. He led the nation with 8 INTs this season. Tracking underclassmen intentions for 2018: https://t.co/R0LmnZ3rof pic.twitter.com/06pIrQwpAs — CollegeFootball 24/7 (@NFL_CFB) January … Continue reading

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Dominant Big Man

Notre Dame RG Quenton Nelson is the top interior lineman in the draft. Guards aren’t always fun to watch, but Nelson sure as heck is. He doesn’t just block guys, he dominates them. Best Player in the Country! Quenton Nelson!#StrikeLeverageDriveFinish#EyesOnOLine … Continue reading

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Final Mock Draft for 2017

by Tommy Lawlor Here is your final mock draft for 2017. 1 CLE – DE Myles Garrett – Texas A&M 2 SF –  S Jamal Adams – LSU 3 CHI –  DL Solomon Thomas – Stanford 4 JAX –  RB … Continue reading

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Top 100 for 2017

Fresh off the presses and with Gareon Conley off the list. I hope things get cleared up before the draft, but that seems unlikely. So here goes. * * *  2017 TOP 100  * * * by Tommy Lawlor – … Continue reading

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2017 Mock Draft 1.0

Draft week is finally here. And so is my first mock draft. 1 – CLE – DE Myles Garrett – Texas A&M 2 – SF – DL Solomon Thomas – Stanford 3 – CHI – S Jamal Adams – LSU … Continue reading

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NFL Execs on Who to Watch in Indy

From Daniel Jeremiah. Executive 1: Ashland TE Adam Shaheen “He’s clearly the third-best tight end in this year’s class and I think you’ll start to hear first-round buzz about him by the time his workout is finished. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Mel Kiper on the Draft

No matter what you think of him, Mel Kiper is one of the reasons the NFL Draft is as big as it is. Before the NFL Network and the internet, some of us back in the 1980’s got draft info … Continue reading

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