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UCLA Student Willingly Gets Tackled By Linebacker Myles Jack (For a Good Reason)

This student had a unique campaign video.
UCLA Student Willingly Takes a Hit From Linebacker Myles Jack

Danny Siegel is campaigning to be a student representative at UCLA, so he decided to take a hit from linebacker Myles Jack.

 

Yes, you read that correctly.

 

Jack is a likely All-American linebacker in 2015 and one of the Pac-12’s top returning players. Needless to say, Siegel probably felt this one the next morning.

 

Election commercials are usually must-skip television, but we give this one a thumbs up.

 

 

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Ranking Big 12 Teams in the NFL Draft since 2005

Oklahoma, Texas still rule but others are gaining
Ranking the Big 12 Teams in the NFL Draft Since 2005

If it seems the Big 12 is having a bit of an identity crises, that much is true in the NFL Draft, too.

 

Oklahoma and Texas are the powerhouses in the draft in the last decade. The Sooners and Longhorns have combined for 98 picks in the last 10 years. The other eight teams have combined for 135 during that span. 

 

OU and Texas have combined for nearly has many first-rounders (18) in the last 10 years as the rest of the league combined (19).

 

Ranking the ACC's Quarterbacks for 2015

Deshaun Watson tops the 2015 ranks.
Ranking the ACC's Quarterbacks for 2015

The ACC may not have a playoff contender with Florida State and Clemson each losing several key pieces off last season’s team, but this league will be intriguing with a solid group of quarterbacks returning to the conference in 2015. Clemson’s Deshaun Watson projects as the top passer in the ACC this season, as the talented sophomore is set to take control of a high-powered offense after shining in limited action last year.

NFL Draft 2015: Ranking the Quarterbacks

Where does UCLA's Brett Hundley rank in this year's QB class?
NFL Draft 2015: Ranking the Quarterbacks

It's the most important position on the field and Super Bowls aren't won without them.

 

The quarterback has become the star of the biggest sport in American culture. It's why 12 of the last 16 NFL Drafts have started with a signal-caller. 

 

Yet, the two starting quarterbacks in last year's Super Bowl weren't highly touted NFL Draft prospects, as Tom Brady was a sixth-round pick and Russell Wilson was a third-round selection.

 

How did the NFL Draft's Top 50 Prospects Rank as Recruits?

How did the top prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft rank as recruits?
How did the NFL Draft's Top 50 Prospects Rank as Recruits?

Years before the top picks were eligible for the draft, they were top recruits — or at least most of them — entering the collegiate ranks.

 

Virginia Tech Unveils New Alternate Helmets for 2015 Game Against Furman

The Hokies will wear this helmet on Sept. 12.
Virginia Tech Unveils New Alternate Helmets for 2015 Game Against Furman

Virginia Tech doesn’t deviate from its usual uniform combinations much, but the Hokies plan on wearing an alternate helmet for their 2015 matchup against Furman on Sept. 12.

 

The helmet was unveiled during Saturday’s spring game in Blacksburg.

 

Check out Virginia Tech’s new helmet for Military Appreciation Day on Sept. 12:

 

 

Ranking the Pac-12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked some experts to rank the best towns in the Pac-12.
Ranking the Pac-12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

The old saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” couldn’t be more true when it comes to ranking college towns.

 

Do you prefer larger metropolitan areas? Do you enjoy the isolated peace and quiet of a quaint small town? Cost of living, nightlife, food, culture, weather, surrounding geography and more go into evaluating a city.

 

Mississippi State Bulldogs 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

Athlon analyzes the Bulldogs' '15 football schedule.
Mississippi State Bulldogs 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

After the best season in school history, many are asking one question: what sort of encore can be expected from Dan Mullen and the Bulldogs?

 

Mullen has recruited this roster into  and the return of Heisman candidate Dak Prescott cannot be overstated.

 

Miami Hurricanes 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Athlon analyzes the Canes' '15 football schedule.
Miami Hurricanes 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Miami hasn't been the big dog on the block in the ACC for more than a decade. 

 

But it doesn't mean that Al Golden doesn't have one of as well as a rising star under center in Brad Kaaya.

 

Michigan State Updates Uniforms and Unveils New Spartan-Themed Alternate

The Spartans have new uniforms for 2015.
Michigan State Updates Uniforms and Unveils New Spartan-Themed Alternate

Michigan State’s green and white uniforms are some of the best in the Big Ten. And with spring practice wrapping up in East Lansing, the Spartans have decided to unveil their new uniforms for 2015.

 

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