SBNation.com - When Justin Blackmon listening to Terrell Owens is a good thing
The NFL Rookie Symposium was held on Thursday, providing an orientation of sorts for all the new players set to enter the league in the 2012 season. Current and former NFL players spoke to the rookies about what they can expect, but more importantly, what will be expected of them both on and off the field.
CBS Sports - Is 49ers' Aldon Smith proving draft doubters right?
When linebacker Aldon Smith was drafted seventh overall by San Francisco out of Missouri there were more than a few people in the NFL who wondered if Smith had the maturity to last in the sport. The outside speculation was even louder.
NEPatriotsDraft.com - Ten year NFL Draft case study: Conference USA
From the 2003 draft until the 2012 draft, there were 2552 total players drafted, the C-USA made up 98 of those draft picks, for 3.84% of the total players drafted. It’s hard to put this in context now, but after I’m able to tally the totals for some of the other major conferences, this will be more telling.