NFL draft 2015: Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota prove importance of QB

May 1, 2015 in Sports

The Associated Press Two picks. Two quarterbacks. Two Heisman Trophy winners. You don’t pass up a potential franchise quarterback. Not in today’s pass-happy NFL. So Jameis Winston is headed to […]

NFL draft: Saints sought depth, upside on final day

May 12, 2014 in Sports

METAIRIE, Louisiana (AP) — Khairi Fortt, Vinnie Sunseri and Ronald Powell all had major injuries in college, likely hurting their chances of climbing any higher on NFL draft boards than […]

The NFL draft’s top picks share about their moms

May 9, 2014 in Sports

By LEANNE ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — Top prospects in the NFL draft took some special guests to Radio City Music Hall’s red carpet: their mothers. Before the clock started ticking […]

NFL draft: Saints trade up, grab Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks in first round

May 9, 2014 in Sports

METAIRIE, Louisiana (AP) — When New Orleans Saints scouts interviewed college defensive backs in advance of the draft, they’d always be sure to ask which receivers they found toughest to […]

NFL draft: GM Mickey Loomis says Saints could target center with first-round pick at No. 27

May 8, 2014 in Sports

METAIRIE, Louisiana (AP) —” The New Orleans Saints could conceivably find next season’s starting center in this week’s NFL draft, general manager Mickey Loomis said Wednesday. The center position is […]

Fletcher Cox of Mississippi State is Philly-bound

April 30, 2012 in Entertainment, Local Sports, National Sports, News, Sports, Statewide News, The Buzz, Top Stories

From Media Reports STARKVILLE – After trading with the Seattle Seahawks, the Philadelphia Eagles took Fletcher Cox, a versatile defensive lineman out of Mississippi State. There were people who said […]