NFL Draft NFL Draft en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:01 MST Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:24:29 MST Newspapers Morning links: Nebraska coach praises BYU football; how Utah players affected draft grades Nebraska coach Mike Riley had some kind words to say about BYU, and looking at how NFL draft experts viewed the selections of... Mon, 04 May 2015 11:32:44 MDT Utes have three players taken on the second day of NFL draft Eric Rowe and Nate Orchard go in the second round to the Eagles and Browns, respectively. Jeremiah Poutasi tabbed by the... Fri, 01 May 2015 21:20:00 MDT NFL draft Day 2 blog: Recapping what happened in the second and third rounds Fri, 01 May 2015 17:05:00 MDT 7 reasons why May 2 is the biggest sports day of the year The biggest sports day of the year is almost here. There's certainly something for every sports fan. The question now is, how... Fri, 01 May 2015 08:05:00 MDT NFL draft first-round blog: Day 1 under wraps Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:05:00 MDT National experts weigh in on Utah State's top NFL prospects National NFL Draft experts discuss Utah State's prospects for the upcoming draft, including Zach Vigil, Kevin Whimpey, B.J.... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:25:16 MDT Ranking the biggest first round quarterback draft busts in NFL history Ranking the biggest busts at the quarterback position in the NFL Draft. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 10:30:00 MDT Deseret News Sports podcast: Evaluating the talent with Utah ties in the upcoming NFL Draft There are plenty of questions heading into the NFL Draft and plenty of those revolve around the prospects with ties to the... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:12:06 MDT National experts weigh in on the BYU Cougars' top NFL prospects A pair of national NFL Draft experts discuss BYU's prospects for the upcoming draft, including Alani Fua, Jordan Leslie, Paul... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 23:00:00 MDT 2015 Deseret News NFL Mock Draft: Wide receivers and defensive linemen dominate With the draft less than a week away, the Deseret News sports writers and contributors broke down how they think the first... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:31:13 MDT NFL links: Ansah could be headed for a big year in Detroit; Rowe and Apo visit potential suitors The 2015 NFL season is setting up the opportunity for former BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah to raise his game even higher. Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:15:00 MDT NFL Draft expert: Eric Rowe is first-round material; Jordan Leslie likely to be drafted CBS Sports NFL Draft expert Dane Brugler answers five questions pertaining to the upcoming draft, including discussing the... Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:30:00 MDT Utah's Eric Rowe a first-round pick in latest CBS Sports NFL mock draft CBS Sports NFL draft analyst Dane Brugler pegged Utah defensive back Eric Rowe as a first-round pick in his latest mock draft. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:40:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Taysom Hill not conflicted, will lead BYU the way he was born to play Although season-ending injuries have thwarted Taysom Hill, the BYU senior says he will return to the field this fall with all... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:58:17 MDT Airport security mix-up sends former BYU football player Kyle Van Noy to Utah school An airport security mix-up helped a Utah principal land an appearance by an NFL player at her school. Sun, 08 Mar 2015 08:00:00 MDT Is BYU's Bronson Kaufusi a linebacker, a D-lineman, or both? During spring practices, Kaufusi has been lining up at defensive end, and working out with the defensive linemen. But at... Sat, 07 Mar 2015 15:55:00 MST 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