NFL Draft NFL Draft en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sat, 31 Jan 2015 04:21:14 MST Newspapers Tampa Bay Buccaneers "earn" NFL's first overall draft pick Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:46:01 MST How will the NFL respond to domestic violence allegations against draft prospects? With the NFL's changing attitude about domestic abuse among its ranks, a college defensive end may have an uncertain future... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:00:00 MST Utah’s Nate Orchard accepts early invite to Senior Bowl University of Utah defensive end Nate Orchard has been a beast in 2014, anchoring the defense for the No. 25 ranked Utes.... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 16:15:00 MST NFL draft: Van Noy selected No. 40 overall by Detroit, will be reunited with Ansah Leading up to the National Football League draft, BYU All-America linebacker Kyle Van Noy said being reunited with former... Fri, 09 May 2014 20:30:00 MDT NFL draft: Trevor Reilly headed to New York, taken by Jets in seventh round Utah's Trevor Reilly was selected by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the NFL draft Saturday. Sat, 10 May 2014 16:10:00 MDT NFL draft: Utes cornerback Keith McGill and linebacker Trevor Reilly picked up in the draft Cornerback is the first Ute selected in this year's NFL draft. Sun, 11 May 2014 00:04:06 MDT NFL draft: Xavier Su'a-Filo drafted by Houston Texans with 33rd pick in second round Taken with the first pick in the second round of the NFL Draft, Former Timpview star Xavier Su'a-Filo can fulfill his NFL... Fri, 09 May 2014 23:30:00 MDT NFL draft live blog: Follow the action from Thursday's first round The 2014 NFL draft kicks off with the first round Thursday night. Thu, 08 May 2014 17:30:00 MDT Sherry Young: Perspectives on draft day from mother of potential No. 1 NFL draft pick Steve Young While it’s good to have dreams a child has not failed if there isn’t a “Draft Day” outcome.... Thu, 08 May 2014 11:05:00 MDT Local prospects await calls in NFL draft The NFL draft begins Thursday night with several local prospects hoping to hear their names called within the next three days. Wed, 07 May 2014 23:55:00 MDT The 25 most highly drafted football players from the University of Utah A look at the players from the University of Utah who were drafted the highest and how they played once they stepped on the... Wed, 07 May 2014 13:10:00 MDT Breaking down the most highly drafted players from Utah State A look at the 25 most highly drafted players to ever come out of Utah State. Tue, 06 May 2014 07:15:00 MDT More competition? Alex Smith's Chiefs could take a quarterback in NFL draft's first round NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the Kansas City Chiefs will consider taking a quarterback in the first round of this... Mon, 05 May 2014 16:19:05 MDT What others are saying: Timpview alum Xavier Su'a-Filo could go in the first round of the NFL draft As the NFL draft looms a few days away, Timpview High School alumnus Xavier Su’a-Filo has garnered attention as one of... Mon, 05 May 2014 13:05:00 MDT What others are saying: Dixie State TE Joe Don Duncan 'may be considered a steal' late in NFL draft While Dixie State's Joe Don Duncan has had injury issues that kept him out of the Senior Bowl and East-West Shrine Game, his... Sun, 04 May 2014 09:55:00 MDT CougarLinks: Kyle Van Noy ranked No. 5 linebacker prospect in upcoming NFL draft Kyle Van Noy is listed as the No. 5 linebacker prospect by Yahoo! Sports in its NFL prospects rankings. Thu, 01 May 2014 12:50:00 MDT What others are saying: Could Keith McGill go in the second round of the NFL draft? The NFL draft is a week away, and while all the talk is primarily on who will go in the first round, former Utes cornerback... Thu, 01 May 2014 11:50:00 MDT UteLinks: Draft site projects NFL landing spots for Utah hopefuls has McGill headed to Houston; Reilly to Tampa Bay; and Murphy going to Oakland. Thu, 01 May 2014 10:45:30 MDT Could Johnny Manziel be the next Steve Young? NFL experts and the former BYU football star weigh in Former 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice and NFL draft expert Mike Mayock have suggested that Johnny Manziel could be the next... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:50:00 MDT UteLinks: Ranking the realignment moves in college football Utah is ranked No. 7 in the category of "How it's going" — behind TCU and ahead of Colorado and West Virginia. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 11:25:00 MDT 'Deseret News National Edition': Anti-bullying, 'Heaven is for Real' and NFL Draft On this week’s Deseret News National Edition, parents of a child with a hit list speak out to help other families, Kyle... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 19:15:00 MDT CougarLinks: Incoming BYU receivers will need to pick up offense quickly BYU's new wide receivers will need to pick up the offense quickly in order to help the Cougars in 2014. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:45:00 MDT CougarLinks: Kyle Van Noy ranks among elite defenders in NFL draft, according to Former BYU star Kyle Van Noy "ranks among the elite defenders in the entire (NFL draft) class," according to Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:40:00 MDT UteLinks: Trevor Reilly's latest draft diary for USA Today Former Utah standout covers a variety of topics including Easter and his diet. Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:07:09 MDT 5 questions: Trevor Reilly hitting waiting-game phase as NFL draft approaches Former Utah standout is preparing for next month's NFL draft. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 09:25:23 MDT UteLinks: Will Bogut lead the Aussies? Former Utah star is 50/50 about whether or not he'll play in the basketball World Cup. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:57:27 MDT BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy says that San Diego is his No. 1 choice BYU linebacker and 2014 NFL Draft prospect Kyle Van Noy told Darren Smith of The Mighty 1090 AM Radio that San Diego would be... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:55:00 MDT CougarLinks: Van Noy debuts on Kiper's Big Board Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy has debuted on Mel Kiper's Big Board. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:13:55 MDT Former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy jumps onto Mel Kiper's latest 'big board' ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper bumped the ex-Cougar into his draft big board Thursday as the 25th-best overall prospect. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:20:00 MDT UteLinks: Defensive metrics show Bogut's value as a rim protector ESPN's latest tool measures the impact of defensive specialists in the NBA. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:30:00 MDT CougarLinks: Lions, Pats interested in Kyle Van Noy With the NFL draft about a month away, former BYU linebacker Kyle Van Noy's name is coming up a lot in connection with teams... Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:50:00 MDT UteLinks: How Paul Soliai ended up in Atlanta examines the anatomy of an NFL free-agent contract. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:32:28 MDT CougarLinks: Carlino is 'one of the most coveted transfers on the market' calls Matt Carlino, who is transferring from BYU, "one of the most coveted transfers on the market." Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:30:00 MDT UteLinks: Utah's "Blitz Kids" profiled by the New York Daily News 1944 NCAA champs remembered as the tournament's original Cinderella story. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:55:00 MDT 2005 NFL draft do-over: Would Alex Smith still be first overall pick? If the 2005 NFL draft could be redone, would Alex Smith still be the No. 1 overall pick? No, says NFL Media analyst Bucky... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:45:00 MDT UteLinks: Trevor Reilly's draft diary for USA Today Former Utah star is preparing for a career in the NFL. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:51:06 MDT Linebacker Kyle Van Noy says he discovered himself at BYU Star linebacker Kyle Van Noy wrote an article in USA Today saying he found himself while at BYU. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 16:46:32 MDT Dick Harmon: Utah analytics company breaks down BYU's Ziggy Ansah and the NFL draft A new company in Sandy called NUVI, is using social media to nail down specific details of topics and brands including BYU's... Wed, 15 May 2013 16:15:00 MDT BYU's Ziggy Ansah and USU's Matt Austin sign multi-year deals with Detroit and Seattle The two former Beehive State standouts have now officially signed to play in the NFL for the 2013 season and beyond. Fri, 10 May 2013 15:50:00 MDT Could BYU football have another first-round pick next year? Still basking in the glow of watching one of his players be a top-5 pick in the National Football League draft, BYU coach... Thu, 09 May 2013 18:15:53 MDT Ziggy Ansah wasn't Detroit's top choice, Lions tried to trade fifth pick According to Bills GM Buddy Nix, the Detroit Lions approached Buffalo about trading down from the fifth overall pick in the... Tue, 07 May 2013 11:44:54 MDT Rock On: Ziggy already knows how to self-market, Bronco fully invested and more Ziggy Ansah is quickly discovering how to get things free! free! free! Mon, 06 May 2013 15:00:00 MDT Why BYU's Mendenhall joined the Twitter world BYU football coach Bronco Mendenhall is Twitterpated. Well, not exactly. Let's not get carried away here. But the fact is, a... Sun, 05 May 2013 21:02:42 MDT Report: Ziggy Ansah gets free movie tickets for a year after wearing 3D glasses to NFL draft Ziggy Ansah wore 3D movie glasses to the NFL draft mostly as a joke. Now Ansah is being thanked by IMAX in the form of free... Fri, 03 May 2013 16:05:00 MDT Mike Grant: Decade-long success has made Utah football a pro pipeline The last 10 years have been remarkable for the University of Utah football program. Urban Meyer and Alex Smith took college... Wed, 01 May 2013 14:04:35 MDT Ten BYU football players with NFL draft potential Ezekiel Ansah became the first BYU player to be drafted in the first-round of the NFL draft since the Indianapolis Colts... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:40:00 MDT Rock On: Sure, there's a team in Utah that could use Ziggy's size, speed and strength Yes, there is a way for the former BYU defensive end to play in Utah, despite reports to the contrary. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:00:00 MDT Ziggy Ansah's mom was hoping her son would be drafted by an NFL team in Utah Before the 2013 NFL draft, Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah's mother, Elizabeth Cole, asked BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall if there was a... Mon, 29 Apr 2013 11:00:00 MDT 18 players from Utah colleges sign NFL free agent deals, one invited to camp Just because most of the top football talent from Utah's FBS universities didn't get drafted into the NFL doesn't mean they... Sun, 28 Apr 2013 21:30:00 MDT The 2013 NFL Draft was light on glamour, heavy on intrigue Minnesota went all in with three first-round picks. Sun, 28 Apr 2013 16:15:00 MDT