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  1. Oakland Raiders saw Khalils Mack impact

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack gave the Oakland Raiders a glimpse of what they were getting during his brilliant career at Buffalo. The outside linebacker -- who was the No. 5 overall pick in May -- tied the NCAA record for 75 tackles for a loss. ...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  2. Khalil Mack ready to stop former college teammate Branden Oliver

    Bill Williamson

    ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Branden Oliver had his coming-out party in Week 5. The San Diego Chargers' 5-foot-7, 208-pound undrafted rookie tailback is suddenly going to be a focal point for the Oakland Raiders' defensive coaches. Oliver had 114 yards rush...

    Blog | October 07, 2014
  3. Early look at potential first-round picks

    Bill Williamson

    With the college football season about to commence, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay is getting his ducks in a row by ranking the top players at each position . While McShay's board will surely change due to production (both positive and negative) a...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  4. College coach vouches for Oakland RB

    Bill Williamson

    George O'Leary is a former NFL defensive coordinator. He knows what it takes for a running back to succeed in the league, and O'Leary thinks new Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray has what it takes to make it at the next level. Oakland t...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  5. AFC West teams looking at hoopster

    Bill Williamson

    Will there be another college hoopster turned tight end in the AFC West? The Oakland Raiders are now reportedly working out Wisconsin-Milwaukee basketball player Demetrius Harris. He is 6-foot-5, 237 pounds and he is trying to be the next college ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  6. Chiefs taking a look at Sharrif Floyd

    Bill Williamson

    The Kansas City Chiefs' college tour has hit Gainesville, Fla., as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the team's brass is working out Florida defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd on Monday. The Chiefs have the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft and are ...

    Blog | March 25, 2013
  7. Revisiting DHB vs. Crabtree

    Bill Williamson

    One of the big controversies of the 2009 draft was when then-Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis took Maryland receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey with the No. 7 overall pick. Heyward-Bey wasn't overly productive in college and he had suspect hands. Still, he wa...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  8. Ranking the AFC West's UFAs

    Bill Williamson

    While so much attention is paid to NFL draft picks, college free agents are often overlooked simply because they weren't drafted. Every year, one or two undrafted free agents seem to make each 53-man roster. I asked college prospect guru Steve Mue...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  9. Report: Raiders fire top scout

    Bill Williamson

    New Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie began the expected overhaul of the team's scouting department Monday when he fired longtime scout Jon Kingdon, according to the NFL Network. Kingdon was Oakland's college scouting director and ha...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  10. Raiders sign small-school standout

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders have signed small-school standout, receiver Derrick Carrier. His agent, Ron Slavin, said Saturday night that the Beloit College receiver has agreed to terms with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent. Carrier visited the Raide...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  11. Raiders take solid LB in fourth

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders first two draft picks are similar players. They are not sexy players but they are solid, players with strong college credentials and great character and both should be able to compete to start in a year or two. What's wrong wit...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  12. Report: Raiders eyeing Jets' executive

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders appear to be poised to add an experienced draft evaluator as they continue to rebuild their franchise after Al Davis. ESPN New York reports the New York Jets and Joey Clinkscales, their top college talent evaluator, will likely...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  13. Raiders looking at college coordinator

    Bill Williamson

    The Oakland Raiders' search for a defensive coordinator trudges forward. After striking out several times at the NFL level, new Oakland coach Dennis Allen is looking at the college ranks. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Allen is now considering Stanf...

    Blog | February 04, 2012
  14. McShay mock draft: Denver bombshell

    Bill Williamson

    ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay offers his second mock draft in an Insider piece . Let's take a look at McShay's thoughts on where the AFC West teams may be headed: *12. Kansas City: Boston College ILB Luke Kuechly My take: Kuechly is a produ...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  15. More AFC West love for Kaepernick

    Bill Williamson

    Colin Kaepernick grew up in Central California and went to college at Nevada, so he's a West Coast kid. KaepernickHe may not have to move far. Keeping up an AFC West trend, the Oakland Raiders will reportedly work out Kaepernick. Denver and Kan...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  16. Breaking down the undrafted free agents

    Bill Williamson

    We enlisted the help of Steve Muench of Scouts Inc. to break down some of the college free agents signed by the AFC West teams. Here is some of what he thinks about the new post-draft additions to the division: Denver Broncos West Virginia W...

    Blog | May 02, 2010