Chargers' Mike Williams upholds Clemson tradition of 'Wide Receiver U' - Eric Williams
Clemson is creating a steady flow of receivers to the NFL, from Sammy Watkins to DeAndre Hopkins and now Mike Williams.
Tenny Palepoi Eager to Battle "Little Brother" Sam Tevi - Ricky Henne
“I found out we took him from my brothers. They told me we drafted Sam, so I had to shoot him those texts. Just to congratulate him. It’s crazy how life is. We’re back together again, and I’m excited about that.”
Anthony Lynn Reveals Plans for Rookie Class - Ricky Henne
“It means being a guy who loves football. Someone who comes in with his work hat on. Someone who has a strong work ethic. That’s the culture of the standard and expectations we have. Those guys have those traits. That’s why we picked them. Coming from the coaches and watching them on tape, everything is consistent. When you get the guys in the building who you like, and who you wanted, and you get to jumpstart their NFL careers in the community and also on the field; it’s a privilege.”
Undrafted free agent signings 2017: Every team’s pickups in one place - SB Nation NFL News
The class of 2017 could also produce some memorable contributors. College standouts like Jarron Jones and Hardy Nickerson Jr. should all draw plenty of interest this spring. Though they’ll face long odds to make an NFL roster, the path they’ll walk is far from uncharted territory.
There’s a laundry list of players who have emerged from the embers of the draft to make a major impact in the NFL. All-Pros like Wes Welker, Priest Holmes, Kurt Warner, Antonio Gates, John Randle, James Harrison, Jessie Tuggle, and Tony Romo all took the long way to the league. They turned out to be unexpected boons who didn’t cost a cent in draft currency.
Second-round draft gamble paid off for the Chargers - Dan Woike
Your first thought is, ‘He’s still on the board, he’s a player we really like. So, how do we get him?’ ” Telesco said in a phone interview. “You look at the teams that are in front of you, the teams picking before you, and you determine what their needs are, what style of offense they play, what type of linemen they use, what coaches are in their organization. And, you try to make a determination if he’ll still be there when you’re picking.”
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