Latest NFL Draft News

Record-setting Texas Tech K Garibay into NFL draft

Jan. 16, 2022 17:58 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech kicker Jonathan Garibay is bypassing his final season of eligibility, opting to declare for the NFL draft after making the longest game-winning kick in FBS history and being the most accurate field goal kicker in school history. Garibay kicked a...

Alabama cornerback Armour-Davis declares for NFL draft

Jan. 15, 2022 17:02 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama cornerback Jalyn Armour-Davis is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL draft. Armour-Davis announced his decision Saturday on social media, saying “my time here has definitely prepared me for the next step.” He tied for the...

Iowa All-America C Tyler Linderbaum declares for NFL draft

Jan. 14, 2022 14:06 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum announced Friday he'll skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. The consensus All-American was the Big Ten's offensive lineman of the year and received the Rimington Trophy as the nation's top center. He also was a finalist...

Alabama WR Williams, offensive lineman Evans enter NFL draft

Jan. 13, 2022 15:17 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama offensive stars Jameson Williams and Evan Neal are entering the NFL draft and skipping their senior seasons. The two All-Americans announced their decisions Thursday on social media. Williams led Crimson Tide receivers with 1,572 yards...

Cowboys, personnel man McClay agree on contract extension

Jan. 13, 2022 14:52 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a contract extension for vice president of player personnel Will McClay, who has played a significant role in a series of solid drafts over nearly a decade. McClay has often drawn interest from other teams seeking general...

Draft picks key Bengals' resurgence, return to playoffs

Jan. 12, 2022 12:07 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Many in Cincinnati scoffed when the Bengals passed on elite Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell to take Ja'Marr Chase with the fifth-overall pick in the NFL draft last spring. Cincinnati sorely needed offensive line help, and Sewell seemed an obvious choice....

49ers executive Ran Carthon aims to run a team of his own

Jan. 12, 2022 03:02 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Ran Carthon had been preparing to be an NFL general manager decades before he even got involved with an NFL team. As a kid growing up, Carthon would talk with his NFL playing dad, Maurice, about the talent level of various players around the league, and...

Falcons GM Fontenot not ready to give up on Ridley for 2022

Jan. 11, 2022 20:09 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Falcons general manager Terry Fontenot said Tuesday he's not ready to make 2022 plans to be without Calvin Ridley, the team's top wide receiver who missed the final 11 games of the season while addressing mental health issues. Fontenot and his staff have...

Silver lining: Young, Alabama should contend again in 2022

Jan. 11, 2022 14:54 PM EST

It never seems hard for Alabama to find a silver lining amid a late-night gloom and doom of a season-ending defeat. The Crimson Tide (13-2) fell short of a repeat national championship with a 33-18 loss to Georgia in Monday night’s College Football Playoff championship game. ...

Jets, Lions staffs to coach at Senior Bowl in Alabama

Jan. 11, 2022 12:12 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The New York Jets and Detroit Lions will get an up-close look at some of college football's top players at the Senior Bowl. The coaching staffs of both teams were assigned by NFL Football Operations on Tuesday to lead the all-star squads for the game in Mobile,...