UCLA links: Josh Rosen, Kolton Miller lead Bruin prospects in NFL mock drafts

Quarterback Josh Rosen (3) and left tackle Kolton Miller (77) are two of UCLA’s most sought-after prospects in the 2018 NFL draft. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)

The deadline for non-seniors to declare for the NFL draft passed on Monday with four Bruins announcing they would forgo their final years of college eligibility. Some of the decisions seemed inevitable (Josh Rosen) and others seemed surprising (Austin Roberts).

The NFL is expected to release the full list of early entrants this week. With three months until the draft, Rosen and left tackle Kolton Miller seem to be the most sought-after UCLA prospects in this class. Here’s a look at where UCLA’s players stack up in a few early mock drafts:

Other links:

  • Bruce Feldman reports that the Bruins will add former Texas A&M quarterback Conner McQueen as an offensive graduate assistant. McQueen will join Jerry Neuheisel, who has already started as a graduate assistant with his alma mater. Chip Kelly has also already hired Thad Lewis as an offensive analyst.
  • Former UCLA defensive tackle Kenny Clark talks to Packers.com about his second season in the NFL
  • Former UCLA tennis player Mackie McDonald pushed No. 3 seed Grigor Dimitrov to five sets in the second round of the Australian Open. McDonald, who won the NCAA singles and doubles titles as a junior last year, was making his first appearance in the main draw of a grand slam, but fell in a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 0-6, 8-6 match that took nearly 3 1/2 hours.