2021 NFL draft: Dallas Cowboys pick Iowa pass rusher, Detroit native Chauncey Golston in Round 3
Detroit native Chauncey Golston is headed to the Lone Star State for the start of his professional football career, as the Dallas Cowboys selected the University of Iowa defensive end in Round 3 of the 2021 NFL Draft. The 2016 East English Village graduate was the 84th overall selection and 21st pick of the third round. By choosing the 6-foot-5, 269-pound end, the Cowboys spent their first four picks on defense, including another lineman in UCLA defensive tackle Osa Odighizuwa, who was the 11th pick of Round 3 (75th overall). He started all 13 games at defensive end as a junior in 2019 and tallied 47 tackles (9.5 for loss), three sacks, one interception, five pass break-ups and seven quarterback hurries. He is the latest in a string of 14 Iowa defensive linemen to get drafted since 2002, with 2020 second-round pick A.J.mlive.com
NFL mock drafts, Day 2: Lions likely to target receiver, defensive help
The Detroit Lions passed on a receiver with their first-round pick, opting to select Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell instead. RAVEN: Running through the 20 best fits for the Detroit Lions on Day 2Here’s a roundup of mock drafts:Chris Trapasso, CBSSports.com- 41. Elijah Moore, WR, Ole Miss -- “The Lions need to get some more bodies into their receiver room, and Moore is a special slot talent.”- 72. Levi Onwuzurike, DT, Washington – “The Lions need to beef up their defensive front with more quickness and strength and Onwuzurike is a great value here.”- 72. Trevon Moehrig, S, TCUMORE: 2021 NFL Draft grades: Lions earn high marks for Penei Sewell pick2021 NFL draft: Why the Detroit Lions took Penei Sewell instead of Justin Fields or trading backFirst-round pick Penei Sewell will move to right tackle, Detroit Lions confirm5 things to know about Lions’ first-round pick Penei SewellNFL draft analyst: Detroit Lions’ pick Penei Sewell has Hall of Fame potentialmlive.com
Broussard, Jefferson headline AP All-Pac-12 football team
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)Colorado's Jarek Broussard ran for 301 yards in one game and averaged more than six yards per carry. Oregon State's Jermar Jefferson averaged more than 145 yards per game and scored seven touchdowns. Broussard and Jefferson were voted co-offensive players of the year by a media panel in The Associated Press All-Pac-12 team released Friday. Broussard had the fourth 300-yard game in Colorado history when he went for 301 yards against Arizona on Dec. 5. He added 11 catches for 126 yards and was second among FBS freshmen with 144.6 all-purpose yards per game.