Tagged: 2011 nfl draft

UCA's Markell Carter 'Very Happy' To Be Drafted by New England

by Tre Baker 5/6/2011 9:30 am

Former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett won't be the only rookie with Arkansas ties to join the New England Patriots if and when the lockout is ceased. Markell Carter, an Oklahoma product who played defensive end for Clint Conque and the Central Arkansas Bears will also suit up in Beantown.

Harris: Next Year's NFL Draft Should Be Kinder to Razorbacks

by Jim Harris 5/4/2011 2:30 pm

"Character issues" shouldn't be the buzzword among NFL draft experts when they're discussing Arkansas Razorback professional hopefuls next spring. Those experts should have several Hogs to talk good about, though.

Commentary: Former Southern Cal Back-up Quarterback Mitch Mustain Faces Uncertain Future

by Tre Baker 5/4/2011 11:00 am

Declared the Parade Magazine Player of the Year as a Springdale High senior, Mitch Mustain's journey through the collegiate ranks hasn't taken him as far as many would have thought.

Scrutiny Continues For Patriots' Ryan Mallett Post-NFL Draft

by Chris Bahn 5/3/2011 9:03 am

Being selected Friday by the New England Patriots in the third round with the 74th pick hasn’t put an end to the scrutiny focused on Ryan Mallett just yet. Mallett continues to be questioned in the press, something he’ll probably need to get used to in an NFL media market, particularly one like Boston.

Bahn: Mallett's Patience Tested, Then Rewarded As Patriots Select Him In Round 3

by Chris Bahn 4/30/2011 5:00 pm

Ryan Mallett, who endured an excruciating two-day wait and three months of considerably scrutiny, will join what is widely considered as the top franchise in the NFL. He’ll have the opportunity to work behind MVP Tom Brady and play for Bill Belichick, regarded as one of the best coaches and evaluators of talent in the league.

New England Patriots Select Former Razorback QB Ryan Mallett In Third Round

by Chris Bahn 4/29/2011 8:44 pm

Ryan Mallett was selected Friday by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He was the seventh quarterback taken in the draft and went 74th overall.

Carolina Panthers Take Auburn's Cam Newton No. 1 In 2011 NFL Draft

by The Associated Press 4/28/2011 11:57 pm

Cam Newton's selection as the No. 1 pick turned out to be one of the few predictable elements of this most unusual NFL draft.

While Ryan Mallett Waits To Hear His 'Name Called,' Here's What's Being Said About Him

by Chris Bahn 4/28/2011 9:54 am

Ryan Mallett is projected as anywhere from a Top 15 pick to a second-round selection and has arguably been the most scrutinized draft prospect this year. Mallett has met with teams for months to establish what sort of person comes with the arm. How those meetings went — if Mallett satisfied questions — might be known tonight when the draft begins. Until Mallett hears his name called in the draft, here are what folks are saying about him leading into it.

ASU Second Among Sun Belt In Players Drafted Since 2000; Hogs Seventh In SEC

by Chris Bahn 4/27/2011 12:00 pm

Offensive lineman Derek Newton could become the sixth consecutive Arkansas State player taken in the NFL Draft when it begins Thursday. ASU has a streak of five players taken, a figure that places them second in the Sun Belt Conference in total drafted players since 2000. Rivals.com breaks down the numbers for all teams in all conferences in a recent draft preview.

Arkansas Business: Mallett Looking Forward To 'Hearing Name Called' In NFL Draft

by Chris Bahn 4/25/2011 4:06 pm

Frequent flier miles have added up quickly for former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett as he visited with prospective employers the last few months. But he won’t be cashing them in when the 2011 NFL Draft begins Thursday. Mallett will instead be in Arkansas spending time with family and waiting to hear where he's headed next.

Report: NFL General Manager Views Mallett 'Honesty' About Off-Field Issues As A Positive

by Chris Bahn 4/20/2011 9:00 am

Anytime questions about off-field behavior have surfaced, Ryan Mallett has told media he would discuss his past only with NFL teams. Mallett, according to a recent report, did just that at last month’s NFL Combine.

Bahn: National Media Coming To Ryan Mallett's Defense As NFL Draft Day Nears

by Chris Bahn 4/15/2011 10:19 am

After months of taking a beating from the national press, Ryan Mallett seems to have some defenders. Recent articles paint Mallett in a different light than before and explain how rumors and innuendo are just part of today's draft process.

Ryan Mallett-John Daly Pairing Unusual, But Worth Watching on ESPN's Gruden QB Camp

by Chris Bahn 4/14/2011 10:17 am

Former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett was recently featured on the Jon Gruden QB Camp show on ESPN. Mallett drew up plays, watched film and spent time with golfer John Daly, also an Arkansas native.

The Sporting News

by Tre Baker 3/29/2011 9:09 am

More slams are coming against Ryan Mallett as Draft Day draws near.

Bahn: Mallett's Polish, 40 Time Could Improve, But Nobody Can Match His Ability to Throw

by Chris Bahn 3/8/2011 3:35 pm

Honestly, there are things that Ryan Mallett can work on between now and the NFL Draft. Like a lot of 20-somethings, Mallett has plenty to learn between now and the time his career ends a year or 15 from now. But what teams, interview coaches and agents can’t teach a quarterback is how to throw a football. And Mallett — once again — proved he could do that like few others in the game.

Mallett, D.J. WIlliams Among NFL Hopefuls At Arkansas Razorback Pro Day

by Chris Bahn 3/8/2011 7:28 am

Former Arkansas quarterback Ryan Mallett and tight end D.J. Williams are among the NFL hopefuls expected to participate in pro day on Tuesday. Below is list of eligible players from last year’s Razorback team who are scheduled to participate. Other athletes could take part in the workouts, which begin at 10 a.m.

TJ Carpenter: Is the Media on a Ryan Mallett Witch Hunt?

by TJ Carpenter 2/28/2011 11:00 am

Ryan Mallett faces tough questions during the NFL Combine, but does not responding directly to the allegations hurt his chances at controlling the story?

Sports Media

by Tre Baker 2/28/2011 9:00 am

There's no reason Ryan Mallett should be derided for not addressing "rumors".

[Updated w/Video] Mallett Looks Good Throwing, Visits With NFL Network

by Chris Bahn 2/28/2011 8:22 am

Ryan Mallett threw at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday and confirmed what most knew already: He can toss the football. Still, questions about Mallett’s demeanor and off-field life were big parts of the conversation. How Mallett performs under pressure also came up as Mayock, Rich Eisen and Sterling Sharpe discussed the Texarkana native.

[Video] Arkansas Natives Williams, Pianalto and Clay Have Nice Day at NFL Combine

by Chris Bahn 2/28/2011 8:20 am

Of the 17 tight end prospects invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, three are from the state of Arkansas. Charles Clay (Tulsa) and D.J. Williams (Arkansas) are from Little Rock. Zack Pianalto (North Carolina) is from Springdale. All three put up some notable numbers on Saturday.