Latest NFL Draft News

Stars aligned: Rams confident their big names will deliver

Jan. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Von Miller remembers every detail of each time he has sacked Tom Brady, starting all the way back in his second NFL season a decade ago. He savored and catalogued their meetings over their years, highlighted by the AFC championship game in which Miller...

Georgia QB Bennett announces he will return for 1 more year

Jan. 19, 2022 20:00 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett is returning for another season after leading the Bulldogs to their first national championship in 41 years. Bennett, who carried a flip phone and avoided social media during the 2021 season, made an exception to his policy by...

49ers, Packers set for record-tying 9th playoff meeting

Jan. 19, 2022 01:30 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers memorably vowed after his 2005 draft day snub that the San Francisco 49ers would be more disappointed for passing him up at No. 1 than he would be at sliding to No. 24. While that proclamation has been true for most of the past decade-plus,...

Onetime Clemson QB Johnson transferring back to Tigers

Jan. 17, 2022 18:06 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Onetime Clemson quarterback Hunter Johnson is returning to the Tigers, becoming coach Dabo Swinney's first player taken from the NCAA transfer portal. Johnson had been with Northwestern the past four seasons. He announced his decision to return to Clemson on...

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....