NFL.com - Notre Dame's Tyler Eiffert tops among college tight ends
The success of tight ends Rob Gronkowski with the New England Patriots and Jimmy Graham with the New Orleans Saints has led people to believe there's been a sudden increase in the importance of the position. Gronkowski and Graham ranked sixth and seventh, respectively, in receiving yards in 2011, both of them besting Kellen Winslow's 30-year-old NFL record for receiving yards by a tight end.
Washington Post - Virginia Tech DE James Gayle thinking big this season
Virginia Tech defensive end James Gayle put on some weight this summer — 17 pounds to be exact. But he admitted with a sheepish smile last weekend at the Hokies’ recruiting camp that at one point, he almost went too far.
CBS Sports - 2013 NFL Draft: Colorado preview
Only two years ago the Buffs (coached then by Dan Hawkins) sent a pair of first rounders into the NFL (OT Nate Solder, CB Jimmy Smith). This current Buffaloes team may have lost their best chance at producing a top 50 prospect in the 2013 draft with the injury to Richardson, but several prospects remain who could pique the interest of scouts.
Tampa Bay Online - Bucs rookie RB Michael Smith not settline for backup job
Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Michael Smith has news for anyone who thinks the battle for lead ball-carrying duties will boil down to a fight between incumbent LeGarrette Blount and first-round draft pick Doug Martin.
NFL.com - Will Rueben Randle be the New York Giants' No. 3 WR?
The concept of a No. 1 and No. 2 receiver has become outdated. More and more teams are fielding three and four wideouts against defenses. The New York Giants are no exception. The team is deep with pass-catchers but might be without injured starter Hakeem Nicks (foot) until the season opener.