With the 39th pick of the 2012 NFL draft, the St. Louis Rams selected cornerback Janoris Jenkins out of North Alabama. And in a follow-up move that surprised nearly everyone, the Carolina Panthers drafted a Division II player of their own with the 40th overall pick, Midwestern State offensive guard Amini Silatolu. Panthers coach Ron Rivera and general manager Marty Hurney passed on defensive tackles Devon Still, Kendall Reyes and Jerel Worthy; wide receivers Stephen Hill, Alshon Jeffery and Ryan Broyles; and every cornerback not named Captain Munnerlyn to pick Silatolu.
The St. Louis Rams gambled and selected cornerback Janoris Jenkins with the No. 39 pick in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft despite character concerns. They had appeared to make a great decision—until Week 10 of the season. Ac... Read Post
In his second mock draft of the 2012 NFL draft season, ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper has the Detroit Lions selecting North Alabama cornerback Janoris Jenkins with the 23rd overall pick in the first round. A first-round talent in the sec... Read Post
The Carolina Panthers are taking a steady approach to the 2012 NFL draft. That's what we know after the Panthers' second-round selection of Midwestern State guard Amini Silatolu. The team is putting together what I would refer to as... Read Post