Happy Friday. Welcome to the mailbag. But first, you now have a full bag of Twitter handles that are required reading. You have mine here. You have Kevin Gemmell's brand spanking new 140-character depot.
It's time to start our preseason position reviews. Please, hold your applause until we are finished. Here's how we do this: We provide three evaluative categories: "Great shape," "Good shape" and "We'll see.
Despite coming off one of its strongest years in recent memory, the Pac-12 doesn't figure to have a strong showing in the first round of the NFL draft. Just three players - Oregon State receiver Brandin Cooks, USC receiver Marqise Lee and UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr - figure to hear their names called Thursday, and it's not a guarantee that all three will be picked in the first round.
The final spring games of 2014 will take place in the state of Oregon this weekend. Here's a few things to keep an eye on. Oregon Where: Autzen Stadium Kickoff: 11 a.m. PT TV/Radio: Pac-12 Network (replays throughout the week), KUJZ (95.
The NFL draft is drawing near, so that means more mock drafts -- as in Mel Kiper and Todd McShay mock drafts, take five. As far as the Pac-12 goes in the first round, both Kiper and McShay are not only in agreement the Pac-12 won't have much impact, they also agree on how that impact will look.
ESPN's Todd McShay released his Mock Draft 4.0 on Friday, but unlike the first three, this one included projections for the second round to go along with the first. If things were to play out how McShay envisions, the Pac-12 would account for just three first-round picks.
Washington was the final Pac-12 school to host its pro day Wednesday, essentially putting an end to 40-yard-dash season. Here is a look at some of the conference's top prospects and a few others who helped their cause over the past month.
Last week, Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay updated their top-10 lists at each position for the upcoming NFL draft. Here's a look at how the Pac-12 offensive players stack up: Quarterback Marcus Mariota might have been taken No.