Bargain Shopping: Best Bargains of the 2013 NFL Draft

By David Parks
PSDC NCAA Specialist

And just like that, it’s gone.

The 2013 NFL Draft has come and gone which means not only is it time to point and laugh at all the supposed “draft experts” and their mock drafts, it’s time to start grading these picks despite most of these guys not even meeting their new teams yet.

Let me first start by saying that I’m not opposed to these draft grades at all  In fact, I agree there should be grades being released at this very moment – grades for the 2009 Draft that is. Grading draft classes that have yet to take the field in an NFL game is the dumbest thing beside posting a seven-round mock draft. You want to grade classes? Grade them on how they turn out in three years. For instance, take ESPN’s Mel Kiper. After the completion of the 2009 draft, look at the grades he gave for the Jets, Cardinals and Bills. [Read more…]

2013 NFL Draft Review: St. Louis Rams, Rounds 4-7

By David Parks
PSDC NCAA Specialist

Round 4, Pick 113: Barrett Jones, OL, Alabama

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Project Shanks 2012 All-American Teams

By David Parks
PSDC Lead College Football Writer 

The end of the regular season has come and gone, and with it, comes award time.  Yesterday we unveiled our Heisman Ballot.  Today?  We unveil our All-American teams.  Don’t like some of the choices?  Give us some feedback – email dparks431@gmail.com.  Now onto the teams…. [Read more…]

Project Shanks 2012 Midseason All-Americans

By David Parks
PSDC Lead College Football Writer 

What you see below is the Project Shanks 2012 Mid Season All-American team as selected by yours truly.  If you disagree w/ any of the selections, deal with it.  (Or just email me)

The SEC leads the way with 10 players on the first team.  The next highest?  That would be the Big 12 with four, and no, none of them are on the defensive side of the ball. [Read more…]