The Pac-12 characterizes itself as the conference of champions and the 2015 NFL draft could certainly add to the league's reputation if four of its players wind up among the top seven picks as this very early first round mock draft projects.
While admitting he is impressed with everything Johnny Manziel brings to the table as a quarterback prospect, St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher stood firmly behind Sam Bradford as his starting quarterback Tuesday.
Are the St. Louis Rams really attempting to replace Pro Bowl running back Steven Jackson with fifth round rookie Zac Stacy? In one sense, at least, the answer appears to be yes. Shockingly enough, the strategy could pay off.
With a bounty of picks to play with, general manager Les Snead and head coach Jeff Fisher could be poised to accomplish the improbable -- overtaking heavy favorite San Francisco and Seattle to take the NFC West.