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Friday, April 29, 2011
SEC lunch links
By ESPN.com staff
Hope everyone had a happy NFL draft day. We get another one today and then another one on Saturday:
Cecil Hurt of The Tuscaloosa News writes that the
city of Tuscaloosa will recover
, but it won't be easy.
Friends mourn the death of Ashley Harrison
, the girlfriend of Alabama long snapper Carson Tinker. She was killed during Wednesday's tornado that hit Tuscaloosa, and Tinker was injured.
LSU cornerback Patrick Peterson is the
first defensive back taken in the NFL draft
, going No. 5 overall to the Arizona Cardinals.
Jeff Schultz of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution writes that the
Atlanta Falcons moving up in the draft
to get Alabama receiver Julio Jones with the sixth pick was a risk worth taking.
Carolina Panthers dare to be bold
by picking Auburn's Cam Newton with the No. 1 overall pick.
An anxious wait ends with Mississippi State offensive tackle
Derek Sherrod going to the Green Bay Packers
with the last pick of the first round.
The first round of the draft comes and goes without Arkansas quarterback
Ryan Mallett hearing his name called
The Cincinnati Bengals feel they woke up on Christmas morning and got their favorite present with the
selection of Georgia's A.J. Green
Ahmad Black has what it takes
to get the job done in the NFL.