The reference is to the 6-1, 199-pound UConn product’s freakish athleticism. Jones set an unofficial ‘world record’ in the broad jump at the NFL Combine with a leap of 12 foot, 3 inches.
The most coveted players have been picked like ripe fruit on the tree, but there are plenty more spots to fill and many more bushels of players on the market.
The defending Super Bowl champion Patriots drafted Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown with the 32nd and final pick of the first round on Thursday night.
Attention turns to running backs and pass rushers now that Dallas has used its first-round pick on Connecticut cornerback Byron Jones.
Here’s a look at some of the most memorable moments from the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
Once again, the Big 12 is looking to try something unique by holding a conference championship with only 10 teams.
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby believes that the Big 12 will move toward having a championship football game again because not having one puts the league at a disadvantage.
Commissioner Roger Goodell says Chicago has “overdelivered” as host of the 2015 NFL draft. And the picks haven’t even begun.
The College Football Playoff management committee approved having weekly rankings again this season, but put off making a decision on how to incorporate the Army-Navy game into the final rankings
The Big 12 is getting closer to deciding how it wants to crown its one true champion in football. The conference is prepared to use head-to-head results to break a tie.
Jerry Jones said that a running back isn’t an urgent need in the NFL Draft for the Cowboys after losing league rushing champion DeMarco Murray in free agency.
In a letter to team owners, Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the 2015 fiscal year.