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Former first-round prospect La'el Collins goes undrafted

orlandosentinel.com — The most bizarre and disturbing story of the NFL draft entered a new phase Saturday when Louisiana State tackle La'el Collins, a week ago considered a first-round prospect, went undrafted. Collins essentially was deemed untouchable when reports surfaced that authorities in Baton Rouge, La., wanted to talk to him about the homicide of his ex-girlfriend, Brittney Mills.

Former first-round prospect La'el Collins goes undrafted

latimes.com — The most bizarre and disturbing story of the NFL draft entered a new phase Saturday when Louisiana State tackle La'el Collins, a week ago considered a first-round prospect, went undrafted. Collins essentially was deemed untouchable when reports surfaced that authorities in Baton Rouge, La., wanted to talk to him about the homicide of his ex-girlfriend, Brittney Mills.

UCLA's Brett Hundley has chance to learn as he is drafted by Green Bay

latimes.com — There is hope for Brett Hundley. Ten years ago, another quarterback from a California school was drafted later than expected by Green Bay, learned at the elbow of a legendary starter, and eventually developed into one of the greatest passers in the game. But there aren't a lot of Aaron Rodgers stories out there.

NFL teams pass on quarterbacks in Day 2 of draft

latimes.com — The NFL is a passing league. So too was the second day of the draft. So, teams, interested in taking a quarterback? Even though quarterbacks were the first and second picks for just the sixth time in league history, 72 selections came and went before a third was taken - New Orleans ended the drought Friday night by choosing Colorado State's Garrett Grayson at No.

The 2015 NFL draft was a bit offensive

latimes.com — It was a night when offensive players took center stage, but not the way some people expected. San Diego didn't trade quarterback Philip Rivers to Tennessee. Dallas didn't wind up with Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson.

Live updates: 2015 NFL draft

redeyechicago.com — Join us here for pick-by-pick updates from the first round of the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago, where The Times' Sam Farmer will be providing biographies on each player and giving his analysis of each selection. 1.

Live updates: 2015 NFL draft

orlandosentinel.com — Join us here for pick-by-pick updates from the first round of the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago, where The Times' Sam Farmer will be providing biographies on each player and giving his analysis of each selection. 1.

Live updates: 2015 NFL draft

latimes.com — Join us here for pick-by-pick updates from the first round of the 2015 NFL draft in Chicago, where The Times' Sam Farmer will be providing biographies on each player and giving his analysis of each selection. The draft is scheduled to start at 5 p.m.

Sam Farmer's final 2015 NFL mock draft

orlandosentinel.com — ROUND 1: Thursday in Chicago, 5 PDT. ROUNDS 2-3: Friday, 4 p.m. ROUNDS 4-7: Saturday, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN, NFL Network. No. TEAM: PLAYER, POS., SCHOOL -- FARMER'S COMMENT 1. TAMPA BAY: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State -- The Buccaneers can live with Winston's off-the-field baggage because they feel he's by far the most talented quarterback in this draft class.

Sam Farmer's final 2015 NFL mock draft

latimes.com — ROUND 1: Thursday in Chicago, 5 PDT. ROUNDS 2-3: Friday, 4 p.m. ROUNDS 4-7: Saturday, 9 a.m. TV: ESPN, NFL Network. No. TEAM: PLAYER, POS., SCHOOL -- FARMER'S COMMENT 1. TAMPA BAY: Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State -- The Buccaneers can live with Winston's off-the-field baggage because they feel he's by far the most talented quarterback in this draft class.
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May 04, 2015

@SFHCommissioner @darrenrovell come to think of it, virtually all of our food is powdered these days.

May 04, 2015

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May 03, 2015

Reader writes that anyone who believes JJ Nelson ran a sub-4.3 40 is a FOOL. (Thanks NFL Network combine coverage) youtube.com/watch?v=6LMvCk…

May 03, 2015

After last night, consumers might agree: Paper-view is better than Pay-per-view.

May 03, 2015

Great news: Missing LMU student found safe, school says.

May 03, 2015

By all accounts and indications, @hwinkler4real is a really good guy and unaffected. That's refreshing.

May 03, 2015

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