2021 NFL draft: Farmington Hills native Dez Fitzpatrick picked by Tennessee Titans in Round 4
The Titans acquired former Louisville receiver and 2016 Waterford Mott grad Dez Fitzpatrick with the fourth pick of Round 4 and 109th selection overall to start Day 3 of the 2021 NFL Draft. Tennessee moved up 17 spots to nab the Michigan native, giving up fourth-round (No. The 6-foot-2, 210-pound wideout ran a 4.46-second 40-yard dash at his pro day and registered a 35-inch vertical leap. Brown, a former second-round pick who has posted consecutive 1,000-yard seasons to start his NFL career. Two rounds after taking Fitzpatrick, the Titans drafted LSU wideout Racey McMath with the 21st pick in the sixth round (205th overall).mlive.com
Louisville WR Christian Fitzpatrick transferring to Michigan State
Make that two transfer additions for Michigan State from Louisville. He is the second Louisville transfer to commit to Michigan State in the offseason, following cornerback Marqui Lowery in February. This week in Michigan State recruiting: QB target delays commitment, visits are scheduledMichigan State returns its top four receivers from last year, including leaders Jalen Nailor and Jayden Reed, along with depth. Keon Coleman, a three-star prospect and the only receiver Michigan State signed to its 2021 recruiting class, is 6-4. Related Michigan State football stories:Expectations are high for Michigan State’s defensive line with nearly everyone backDrew Jordan’s transfer to Michigan State was the result of old connections and a new outlookFollowing COVID-19 setback, Michigan State DE Jacub Panasiuk returns with new outlookTransfer addition Kenneth Walker III could be ‘explosive’ RB Michigan State needsMel Tucker targets first scrimmage as chance to start seeing roster separationmlive.com
Franks-to-Yeboah TD seals National's 27-24 Senior Bowl win
American Team quarterback Kellen Mond of Texas A&M (12) has his throw tipped by National Team offensive lineman Osa Odighizuwa of UCLA (92) during the first half of the NCAA Senior Bowl college football game in Mobile, Ala., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton)MOBILE, Ala. – Texas A&M's Kellen Mond was the Senior Bowl Most Valuable Player but two fellow Southeastern Conference Western Division products made the decisive big play. Fitzpatrick had six catches for 90 yards in the showcase game for senior and graduate NFL prospects, earning offensive player of the game honors. Obviously, kind of shaky at the beginning but it definitely shows a lot of poise to be able to bounce back.”North Carolina running back Michael Carter also had a big game. Jamie Newman completed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Trevon Grimes with 49 seconds left for the American team after Franks and Yeboah made it a two-score game.