USC wide receiver Nelson Agholor is currently projected as a mid-to-late round draft pick according to NFL scouts I’ve talked to this week. Is that a good or bad thing for USC fans who want Aguilar to come back? His stats will probably go down next season with other receivers more experienced and would his stock increase?
Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini met with his players after getting fired and the Omaha World-Herald obtained a tape of the talk.
“Hey, if (A.D. Shawn Eichorst) isn’t gonna do his job, if he doesn’t have the balls to go out there and support me, to support these kids, support this program, do me a favor and get rid of me,” Pelini said.
“There were agendas and that goes all the way over to the chancellor’s office. And between the A.D. and the chancellor and they want their own guy in here, go ahead. Good luck to ya.”
UPDATED: Nebraska responded that Pelini’s comments “only reaffirms the decision that he should no longer be a leader of young men at Nebraska.”
I just did an interview with a Nebraska radio station and was told the Cornhuskers’ defense had trouble covering tight ends this season. Could this be a game for more chances to the tight end, especially freshman Bryce Dixon?
Nebraska’s strength is the defensive line so maybe the tight end will be more important to loosen up the defense.
Leonard Williams made the American Football Coaches’ Assn. All-American team this morning. The AFCA team has only one team, which is listed after the jump:
It is always easy to choose a skill player to be a team’s most valuable player but if I had to pick an MVP for USC this season, it would be linebacker Su’a Cravens. Besides making a fairly quick transition from safety, Cravens led the Trojans with 16 tackles for loss and tied for the lead with two interceptions. His five sacks were only two behind team leader J.R. Tavai.
But more important than stats, Cravens made big play after big play. He influenced games. I’m not sure anyone else was more consistent.
Cody Kessler and Nelson Agholor obviously had more touches but I think Cravens was the best performer and most reliable player.
Defensive lineman Leonard Williams was a second-team selection on the Associated Press All-American team. Wide receiver Nelson Agholor and safety Su’a Cravens made the third team.
Powerful. The USC band just stormed thru in honor of Louis at The Unbroken premiere. R.I.P Louis. pic.twitter.com/XRzFfQ8hw6
— Lolo Jones (@lolojones) December 16, 2014
USC athletic director Pat Haden is also attending the premiere but director Angelina Jolie will miss it because she has chickenpox.