Today is one of the biggest sports day in recent history. Many major events are going on all over the place.
Amari Cooper – First round #4 Oakland Raiders
Landon Collins – Second round #1 (#33 overall) New York Giants
T.J. Yeldon, RB – Second round #4 (#36 overall) Jacksonville Jaguars
Jalston Fowler, FB – Fourth round #9 (#108 overall) Tennessee Titans
Arie Kouandjio, OG – Fourth round #13 (#112 overall) Washington Redskins
Austin Shepherd, OT – Seventh round #11 (#228 overall) Minnesota Vikings
Xzavier Dickson, OLB – Seventh round (#253 overall) New England Patriots
Trey DePriest, ILB – not drafted, FA: Baltimore Ravens
Blake Sims, ATH – not drafted, will be at the Green Bay Packers' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.*
Brandon Ivory, DT – not drafted, FA: Houston Texans
Nick Perry, S – not drafted, FA: Baltimore Ravens
Brian Vogler, TE – not drafted, FA: Chicago Bears
DeAndrew White, WR – not drafted, FA: San Francisco 49ers
Christion Jones, WR – not drafted, FA: Miami Dolphins
Leon Brown, OG – not drafted, free agency pending
* The Packers drafted UCLA QB Brett Hundley in the fifth round. Sims may be auditioning as a RB, WR, or special teams.
I am expecting a mostly boring fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. winning a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao.
UPDATE: Mayweather in a unanimous decision over Pacquiao.
My picks for the Kentucky Derby:
- Pharoah to win (yeah, I know he is the favorite. So what?).
- Carpe Diem to place.
- Dortmund to show.
UPDATE: American Pharoah edges Firing Line and Dortmund.
UPDATE: A phantom call by the refs give L.A. the win.
I lost interest after the NHL let the Atlanta Thrashers die on the vine.
BONUS PICK: Denny Hamlin wins Sunday's Talladega 500.
So, who ya got?