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  1. Can you rely on Zac Stacy as a high draft pick this season?

    Jim McCormick

    Jim McCormick discusses Zac Stacy's fantasy value and whether he's worth a first-round pick.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2014
  2. Matthews adjusting well to NFL pressure

    Andy Jasner

    Jordan Matthews doesn't seem fazed by pressure. As a second-round pick with lofty expectations, the 6-foot-3 wide receiver from Vanderbilt just comes to work every day. He's not concerned with comparisons to DeSean Jackson or what type of numbers ...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  3. SEC lunchtime links

    Jeff Barlis

    Strange seeing legions of soccer fans cheering about losses and ties, but that's World Cup group play for you. Next up in the knockout rounds, they'll settle any ties with a penalty-kick shootout. Seems only slightly more fair. At least college footb...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  4. Rookie Matthews takes workouts in stride

    Andy Jasner

    The Philadelphia Eagles traded up 12 spots to select wide receiver Jordan Matthews from Vanderbilt in the NFL draft. They moved up from No. 54 to No. 42 and grabbed the ultra-talented Matthews early in the second round. Since being drafted by t...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  5. Things to know about the 2015 ESPN 300

    Gerry Hamilton

    The 2015 edition of the ESPN 300 debuts today. Uncommitted defensive tackle Trenton Thompson tops the first batch of rankings. Here are 10 things to know about the initial 2015 ESPN 300: 1. Top spot still up for grabs: While Thompson remains atop ...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  6. SEC position rankings: Offensive line

    Chris Low

    How important is offensive line play? Go back and find the last time a team with an average offensive line won the SEC championship. The translation: If you're going to win a title in this league, you better be good and deep up front offensively. ...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  7. Complex recipe needed to replace Jackson

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Jordan Matthews, the second-round pick from Vanderbilt, has gotten a fair amount of attention during the past two weeks of OTA practices. He's gotten quite a bit from quarterbacks, who like throwing to a 6-foot-3 target with good h...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  8. Jordan Matthews keeps focus on improving

    Andy Jasner

    Jordan Matthews put up huge numbers in his career at Vanderbilt. But his work ethic trumps everything. The Philadelphia Eagles traded up 12 spots to No. 42 to pick the 6-foot-3 Matthews, who left the Commodores as the all-time SEC leader in car...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  9. Katrina altered Alex Santos' career path

    John Keim

    Hurricane Katrina forced detours for scouts and executives throughout the South. It messed up travel plans, kept them from going to certain place, and left them headed for one place in particular: Vanderbilt University. It became a hub, of sorts, for...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  10. Eagles' Henery could face competition

    Andy Jasner

    Alex Henery will surely enter training camp as the Philadelphia Eagles' No. 1 kicker. But nothing is guaranteed. The Eagles signed free agent Carey "Murderleg" Spear from Vanderbilt as an undrafted rookie free agent and he's expected to pose a ...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  11. Eagles sign second-round pick Matthews

    Andy Jasner

    PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles signed second-round draft pick Jordan Matthews on Tuesday. Matthews, a standout wide receiver from Vanderbilt, was selected with the No. 42 overall pick by the Eagles in the NFL draft. In fact, the Eagles m...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  12. Eagles get another look at Jordan Matthews

    Andy Jasner

    The Philadelphia Eagles traded up 12 spots in the second round from No. 54 to No. 42 to select Vanderbilt wide receiver Jordan Matthews in the NFL draft. Matthews set numerous records with the Commodores and was a player the Eagles had been target...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  13. Carey Spear adding competition at kicker

    Andy Jasner

    Of all the undrafted rookie free agents signed by the Philadelphia Eagles, Vanderbilt kicker Carey Spear has to be considered one of the most intriguing players. Known as "Murderleg" for his ability and penchant to hit players on special teams, Sp...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  14. Chris Boyd 'thankful' for chance with Dallas

    Tim MacMahon

    IRVING, Texas -- Chris Boyd, who once expected to join fellow Vanderbilt receiver Jordan Matthews as an early-round NFL draft pick, feels fortunate to have the opportunity to compete for a roster spot as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboy...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  15. Penn State coach praises Jordan Matthews

    Andy Jasner

    James Franklin gushed when asked about a pair of the newest members of the Philadelphia Eagles. Franklin is currently the head coach at Penn State and his last coaching stint came at Vanderbilt. Franklin coached wide receiver Jordan Matthews, t...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  16. Dolphins announce 18 rookie free agents

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins have a deep class of rookie free agents this year. The team announced 18 signings who will have a chance to make Miami's roster. Here's the list: Alabama DB Deion Belue Vanderbilt DB Steven Clarke Virginia Tech LB Tariq ...

    Blog | May 12, 2014