NFL Draft

FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics draft pick Kyler Murray looks on before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels, in Oakland, Calif. Murray's locker remained empty on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in the spring training clubhouse of the Oakland Athletics, who say they are uncertain when or if the Heisman Trophy winner will report to the baseball team he signed with last summer. Billy Beane, Oakland’s executive vice president of baseball operation, said talks are continuing with Murray, who may drop baseball to pursue an NFL career. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
February 11, 2019 - 11:51 am
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray says he will pursue a career in the NFL over playing baseball for the Oakland Athletics. Murray was the ninth overall pick in last June's baseball amateur draft, and the outfielder agreed to a minor league contract with Oakland for a $4.66...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Falcons' Tony Gonzalez reacts after his 10-yard touchdown reception during the first half of the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers in Atlanta. Gonzalez is heading to the Hall of Fame, to be joined by three defensive backs who spent parts of their career trying to stop him. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
February 02, 2019 - 4:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — For towering tight end Tony Gonzalez, this was a slam dunk. The 6-foot-5 Gonzalez, who turned the celebratory post-TD dunk over the crossbar into an art form, was voted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday. Joining him will be two more first-time nominees, Champ Bailey and Ed Reed,...
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February 02, 2019 - 3:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the AP NFL individual awards Saturday (all times local): 6:55 p.m. No team had a better draft last April than Indianapolis. A huge portion of the proof was linebacker Darius Leonard. The second-round pick out of South Carolina State is The Associated Press 2018 NFL...
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January 25, 2019 - 4:55 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics remain hopeful of seeing Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray in their uniform when spring training begins next month. While the Oklahoma quarterback declared for the NFL draft last week, the prized outfielder and 2018 first-round draft pick could report...
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January 14, 2019 - 12:42 pm
Kyler Murray, the first-round Major League Baseball draft pick and Heisman Trophy-winning Oklahoma quarterback, says he is declaring himself eligible for the NFL draft. Murray announced his decision Monday in a tweet . The Oakland Athletics made the speedy outfielder the ninth overall selection...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics draft pick Kyler Murray looks on before a baseball game between the Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels in Oakland, Calif. Representatives of the Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, with Heisman Trophy winner Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback’s deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 13, 2019 - 5:25 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback's deadline to enter the NFL draft, a person with direct knowledge of the session said. The person spoke on condition of...
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FILE - At left, in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Alabama offensive lineman Jonah Williams (73) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas. At right, also in an Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Alabama defensive lineman Quinnen Williams (92) warms up before an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in College Station, Texas. Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
January 11, 2019 - 11:09 am
Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. Those projected first-rounders announced their intentions on Friday, along with versatile tailback Josh...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2019, file photo, Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins runs against Washington during the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game, in Pasadena, Calif. Record-setting Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. says he is leaving school to enter the NFL draft. The third-year sophomore announced Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, on Twitter that he will depart the program after one year as a starter in which he broke most school and Big Ten single-season passing records. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 07, 2019 - 2:13 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins is NFL bound after one spectacular season as Ohio State's starting quarterback. The third-year sophomore who rewrote the school record book had been expected to enter the draft and is a projected first-round pick. Haskins said on Twitter on Monday he would forgo...
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Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams rushes downfield against North Carolina State during the first half of the Gator Bowl NCAA college football game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. (James Gilbert/The Florida Times-Union via AP)
December 31, 2018 - 9:08 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Trayveon Williams strolled around the field, his white pants covered in dirt and grass stains, his Gator Bowl hat turned sideways and his MVP trophy secured tightly in his left hand. He posed for pictures, hugged teammates and friends, and blew kisses to the crowd. It sure...
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Virginia's Bryce Perkins (3) looks to pass against South Carolina during the first half of the Belk Bowl NCAA college football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 29, 2018 - 2:30 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after winning the Belk Bowl and earning Virginia its first bowl victory since 2005, quarterback Bryce Perkins raised the bar. "This is the first step toward making big strides," Perkins said. "Next year we want the Coastal Division — and the ACC championship." That...
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