Lunch links: Assessing Gabbert's pro day
March, 18, 2011
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Batista with the caaaaaaatch...and that's it! What a comeback!
- Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert completed 44 of 49 throws at his pro day on Thursday.
- The success looked to loosen him up a bit, writes Joan Niesen of the Columbia Missourian.
- Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Gabbert looked smooth, not starstruck by all the attention.
- The Missourian's Andrew Wagaman writes about Gabbert's teammates left at Missouri, who got a front row seat to his show.
- Dennis Dillon at Sporting News writes about Missouri's other probable first-round pick, DE Aldon Smith, who was overshadowed a bit on Thursday.
- Here's a preview of Iowa State's linebackers entering spring practice.
- Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram says if the NFL labor dispute means lost games, it's not college football that will benefit most. He'll take the WWE.
- Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman talks to former Oklahoma running back DeMarco Murray about being a finalist for the cover of the video game, "NCAA Football 12."