NFL Draft

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USC Receiver George Farmer Enters NFL Draft Early

Southern California receiver George Farmer has decided to skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft.

01/14/2015

USC running back Javorius Allen celebrates a first-quarter touchdown against  Oregon State at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore., on Nov. 1. (credit: Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

USC’s Javorius Allen Will Jump To The NFL

Junior running back Javorius “Buck” Allen will enter the NFL Draft this spring, forgoing his senior season with the Trojans, USC announced on Saturday.

01/10/2015

Utah State v USC

USC WR Nelson To Enter 2015 NFL Draft

USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor announced Saturday that he will join Leonard Williams and skip his senior season to enter the 2015 NFL draft.

01/03/2015

Arizona State v USC

USC’s ‘Big Cat’ Williams Ready For Likely Coliseum Farewell Against Notre Dame

Late in the penultimate practice of Southern California’s regular season on the beguilingly sunny Wednesday before Thanksgiving, Leonard Williams picked up a walk-on tailback and body-slammed him to the turf.

11/27/2014

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NFL Chooses Chicago Over Los Angeles For 2015 Draft

The 2015 NFL draft will be held in Chicago, the league announced Thursday.

10/02/2014

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LA Times Writer Sam Farmer Predicts NFL Draft Is Coming To Los Angeles

LA football fans have been waiting for nearly 20 years to bring back the NFL back to the second largest market in America.

07/27/2014

St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam addresses the media during a press conference at Rams Park on May 13, 2014 in Earth City, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rams Risk Getting Smeared Should They Cut Michael Sam

Michael Sam’s magic moment has left America divided, making the masses uncomfortable for many reasons, though much of it has nothing to do with Michael Sam.

05/16/2014

2014 NFL Combine

Rams Select Michael Sam In 7th Round, Becomes 1st Openly Gay Player Drafted By NFL

Michael Sam was picked by the St. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday, becoming the first openly gay player drafted by a pro football team.

05/10/2014

Kenjon Barner #24 of the Oregon Ducks rushes past Ryan Carrethers #98 of the Arkansas State Red Wolves in the second quarter on September 1, 2012 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. (credit: Craig Mitchelldyer/Getty Images)

Chargers Take NT Carrethers In 5th Round Of Draft

The San Diego Chargers have picked Arkansas State nose tackle Ryan Carrethers in the fifth round of the NFL draft.

05/10/2014

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Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

2014 NFL Draft

Chargers Select TCU CB Jason Verrett With 25th Overall Pick In NFL Draft

The San Diego Chargers have taken TCU cornerback Jason Verrett with the 25th pick in the NFL draft.

05/08/2014

2014 NFL Draft

Raiders Select Buffalo Linebacker Khalil Mac As 5th Overall Pick Of NFL Draft

The Oakland Raiders found the pass rusher they wanted when they selected Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack with the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.

05/08/2014

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Local High School’s Tradition Of NFL-Style Prom Date Draft Under Scrutiny

A long-lasting tradition, in which male students of an Orange County high school hold an NFL-style draft to find prom dates, is under scrutiny.

05/06/2014

JaMarcus Russell waits off stage to be introduced to the crowd before announcing being chosen first overall by the Oakland Raiders at the 2007 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall April 28, 2007 in New York City. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Raiders Seek Evasive Success, Fortune In Draft

For a general manager who preaches building through the draft, Reggie McKenzie has struggled to find impact players his first two years in Oakland.

05/06/2014

Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers recovers a fumble for a touchdown against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Agent’s Support For Openly Gay NFL Prospect: ‘I Think It’s Big For Sports In General’

The agent for All-American football player Michael Sam, who may become the first openly gay NFL player in history after publicly coming out Sunday, is calling the announcement a game changer.

02/10/2014

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