This year's NFL draft was... interesting. No skill position (excluding quarterbacks) player was drafted until pick 24. The last time a skill position player wasn't drafted in the top 10 was in 2002. With that, this is possibly one of the better years in recent history to trade your first rounder. Yes, that does depend … Continue reading NFL Draft Recap
Hello, Forgotten 5 readers. My name is Fletcher Keel and I'm writing my first words for Forgotten 5. You'll be reading a lot of me in the near future, but that is neither here nor there right now. What is here and there is the 2019 NFL Draft. Yay! While my interest in the NFL wains from … Continue reading Forgotten 5 NFL Draft Live Blog: Day 1
With the NFL Draft coming up in just two days, the main topic for any draft-obsessed fan is identifying the best players in this draft. Although many come from the top Power 5 schools, there is likewise an abundance of pro-ready players emerging from the Group of 5 schools. Let's take a look at the … Continue reading Top Ten Non-Power Five Prospects in This Year’s NFL Draft
Jerry Rice, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens. Three of the best wide receivers to ever strap on a helmet came from schools outside the Power-5. Even today, the trend continues. Antonio Brown was drafted out of Central Michigan. T.Y. Hilton went to FIU. Julian Edelman played college ball at Kent State. Emmanuel Sanders went to SMU, … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Courtland Sutton, WR, SMU
Program: Wyoming Position: QB Height/Weight: 6'5 240 Accolades: 2017 Maxwell Award Watchlist, Career Stats: Sports-Reference There isn't a player in this year's draft that will elicit a wider-range of opinions than Josh Allen. His arm-talent is breathtaking, he's got NFL size, he can move, and his teaching under Craig Bohl has some scouts whispering Carson Wentz … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Josh Allen, Wyoming
Program: Texas-San Antonio Position: DE Height/Weight: 6'7" 255 Accolades: · UTSA career record-holder for tackles for loss (38.0), sacks (22.0) and quarterback hurries (21) · 2017 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year · 2017 first-team All-Conference USA · 2017 Chuck Bednarik Award watch list · 2017 Wuerffel Trophy preseason watch list (community service) · … Continue reading NFL Draft Profile: Marcus Davenport, UTSA
The 2018 Senior Bowl wrapped up in Mobile, Alabama Saturday afternoon as the South beat the North 45-16. It is the unofficial start of NFL Mock Draft season for football nerds. This year's edition will go down as a game in which players from G5 (or lower) conferences dominated. Compiling a list of standouts form … Continue reading G5 Standouts Ball Out at 2018 Senior Bowl
One of the most amazing things to see in football is a player from the Division II and below level make it on an NFL roster and contribute. Those players bring much deserved attention and acclaim to their alma maters. It would not surprise me to see 4-5 players from this list get a chance … Continue reading Division II And Below: Which Little Guys Have A Shot At The Big Time?
One of the greatest things about the electronic age is the ability of any play on any team to get looks. It doesn’t matter if you go to North Dakota State or Portland State, teams are going to find you if you are talented. Just last year, 11 players from the FCS ranks were selected … Continue reading FCS Draft Preview: Who Are The Players To Watch?
In a season that saw the favorites falter a bit and newcomers take a starring role, San Diego State proved to have the most talent in the MWC. They have multiple draft prospects, from All-Americans on offense to interception machines on defense. They will have at least three players hear their names called at the … Continue reading Conference Draft Preview: Mountain West Conference