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Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston: Who's No. 1 in the NFL Draft?

Who should be the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft in 2015?
Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston: Who's No. 1 in the NFL Draft?

Athlon Sports turned loose the Ourlads.com scouting department on two superstar signal callers. Who should go No. 1 in the 2015 NFL Draft: Marcus Mariota or Jameis Winston?

 

From Athlon Sports 2015 NFL Draft preview magazine:

 

Rockies' Nolan Arenado Borrows Belt in the 9th

Colorado Rockies Nolan Arenado's belt breaks in the bottom on the 9th inning.
Colorado Rockies Nolan Arenado's belt breaks in the bottom on the 9th inning.

Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado was all over the field against the San Diego Padres. He made a couple of amazing defensive plays, including one in the seventh to save two runs:

 

 

Ranking the Big 12 College Towns (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked Big 12 experts to rank the best towns in the league.
Ranking the Big 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.

 

Former Fullback Kalani Sitake is a Defensive Coach on the Rise

Sitake's unorthodox career path continues at Oregon State
Former Fullback Kalani Sitake is a Defensive Coach on the Rise

One of football’s up-and-coming defensive coordinators got his start in the one of the most unlikely places — playing fullback for a school that was ground zero of the modern spread offense.

 

Kalani Sitake has been a defensive assistant in major college football for merely a decade, but he’s already one of the most intriguing names in the coaching ranks.

 

When the time came for the BYU fullback to enter the workforce in 2001, Sitake knew what he wanted to do, just not all the details.

 

USC Backup Quarterback Max Browne Using 2015 to Shine in 2016

Cody Kessler’s heir apparent eager to build on productive spring
USC Backup Quarterback Max Browne Using 2015 to Shine in 2016

Come autumn at USC, all eyes will be on redshirt senior quarterback Cody Kessler and his pursuit of the Heisman Trophy. The spring, however, belonged to Kessler’s backup, redshirt sophomore Max Browne.

 

“Today was Max’s game,” head coach Steve Sarkisian said following the Trojans’ annual spring game on April 11.

 

USC Trojans 2015 Schedule and Analysis

Athlon analyzes the Trojans '15 football schedule.
USC Trojans 2015 Schedule and Analysis

USC comes into a season in a familiar situation — the frontrunner to win its division.

 

Fans will add to that Pac-12 championship and College Football Playoff aspirations as well.

 

And with good reason. The Trojans have by far the best collection of players in the Pac-12.

 

Jameis Winston Explains Crab Leg "Hook Up" To Befuddled Jim Harbaugh

Winston explains his arrangement for tasty treats at Publix
Jameis Winston Explains Crab Leg "Hook Up" To Befuddled Jim Harbaugh

The NFL Draft interview process is going to be interesting for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who is a contender for the No. 1 spot.

 

Among other off-field concerns Winston will need to address is the incident when he was cited for the theft of crab legs from a Tallahassee, Fla., Publix.

 

In a conversation with Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch aired on ESPN’s Draft Academy, Winston attempted to explain his side.

 

This may not have helped.

 

Ranking the ACC College Towns (Expert Poll)

Athlon asked ACC experts to rank the best towns in the league.
Ranking the ACC 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, night life, food, culture, weather, surrounding geography and more go into evaluating a city.

 

Every college campus is unique and each one brings something different to the table. And the ACC's collection of towns is extremely unique.

 

Do the Pittsburgh Steelers Really Have the Toughest NFL Schedule in 2015?

The numbers don't tell the whole story about the Steelers' slate in '15.
Do the Pittsburgh Steelers Really Have the Toughest NFL Schedule in 2015?

Pittsburgh SteelersAccording to the numbers, the Pittsburgh Steelers will face the toughest schedule in the NFL in 2015.

 

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