One more Alden tribute.
Lots of the "PLUMMETING!" talk is pure bluster...
...but man oh man, is it a mystery where Shane Ray might go at this point...
The Trib (Behind the Stripes): NFL Draft Stock Update: Ray plummets amid foot, pot concerns
The Missourian: Shane Ray's NFL draft stock tumbling after marijuana arrest
Fox Sports MW: Jameis Winston likely No. 1 while Shane Ray's stock dives -- it's all about risk vs. alternatives
ESPN.com: Shane Ray in Phase 1 of NFL substance abuse program
This (and every) year's pet Draft topic: system quarterbacks
Grantland: Spread Dread: Marcus Mariota and the Scourge of the ‘System Quarterback’
Actually, while we're on pet topics...
Senator Blutarsky: How do you know when the NCAA is serious about academics?
There's definitely growing momentum against the grad transfer rule, which rewards athletes for graduating but inconveniences coaches.— Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) April 28, 2015
Really feel for those coaches, making $4 million a year but being inconvenienced by players who graduate in four (or fewer) years...— Bill Connelly (@SBN_BillC) April 28, 2015
(Re: that last one ... hooray!)
Oy ... five in a row...
Rookie of the year
Next year's rookies:
The Trib (Courtside View): SEC hit hardest by NBA draft early entrants