Chargers…Draft 6-players in all
..1-Justin Herbert-QB-Oregon..over (10,541Y-96TD) in career
..1-Kenneth Murray-LB-Oklahoma..331-tackles in career
..4-Josh Kelly-RB-UCLA..(2,384R-24TD) rushing in 2-years
..5-Joe Reed-WR-Virginia..(77R) last year
..6-Alohi Gilman-CB-Notre Dame..played for Irish-Navy
..7-KJ Hill-WR-Ohio State..(2,334Y)-receptions career
Chargers..Sign 19-undrafted free agents
..Donte Vaughn-CB-Notre Dame
..Asmar Bilal-LB-Notre Dame
..Ryan Roberts-OT-Florida State
Rams…Did not have 1st round pick..top choices
..2-Cam Aikers-RB-Florida State..(1,144Y) rushing
..2-Van Jefferson-WR-Florida..route runner (49R) last year
..3-Terrell Lewis-LB-Alabama..(6’5-262)…11-tackles loss-6 sacks
Rams..Sign 20-undrafted free agents
..Josh Love-QB-San Jose State..(3,923P-22TD) last year
..Bryce Perkins-QB-Virginia..(3,530-22TD)..transfer Arizona State
..Trishton Jackson-WR-Syracuse..(66R) last year
( NFL-Draft)…Top name players… team-by-team
Arizona..LB-Isaiah Simmons-Clemson..Josh Jones-OT-Houston..RB-Eno Benjamin-Arizona State.
Atlanta..CB-AJ Terrell-/Clemson..DT-Marlin Davidson-Auburn..C-Matt Hennessey-Temple.
Baltimore..LB-Patrick Queen-LSU..RB-JK Dobbins-Ohio State..Ben Bredeson-OG-Michigan
Buffalo..DE-AJ Epenesa-Iowa..RB-Zach Moss-Utah..QB-Jake Fromm-Georgia
Carolina..DT-Derek Brown-Auburn..DE-Yetor Mayor-Penn State..S-Jeremy Chinn-SIllinois.
Chicago..TE-Cole Kmet-NotreDame..CB-Jaylon Johnson-Utah
Cincinnati..QB-Joe Burrow-LSU..WR-Tee Higgins-Clemson..LB-Logan Wilson-Wyoming
Cleveland..OT-Jedrik Wells-Alabama..S-Brant Delpit-LSU
Dallas..WR-Cee Dee Lamb-Oklahoma..CB-Tavon Diggs-Alabama..DT-Neville Galligere-Oklahoma..QB-Ben DiNucci-James Madison
Denver..WR-Jerry Jeudy-Alabama..WR-KJ Hamler-Penn State..C-Lloyd Cushenberry-LSU
Detroit..CB-Jeff Okudah-Ohio State..RB-DeAndre Swift-Georgia
Green Bay..QB-Jordan Love-Utah State..RB-AJ Dillon-Boston College
Houston..DT-Ross Blacklock-TCU..LB-Jon Greenard-Florida
Indianapolis..WR-Michael Pittman-USC..RB-Jon Taylor-Wisconsin..QB-Jacob Eason-Washington
Jacksonville..CB-CJ Henderson-Florida..WR-Lavisk Schenault-Colorado..CB-K’lavon Chaisson-LSU..QB-Jake Luton-Oregon State
Kansas City..RB-Clyde Hellaire-LSU..LB-Willie Guy-Mississippi State
Miami..QB-Tua Tagovailoa-Alabama..OT-Austin Jackson-USC..OT-Robert Hunt-ULL..DT-Raquon Davis-Alabama..WR-Malcom Perry-Navy
Minnesota..WR-Justin Jefferson-LSU..CB-Jeff Gladney-TCU..OT-Ezra Cleveland-Boise State…QB-Nate Stanley-Iowa
New England..S-Kyle Duffger-Lenoir-Rhyne..LB-Josh Uche-Michigan..LB-Anfernee Jennings-Alabama
New Orleans..C-Cesar Ruiz-Central Michigan..LB-Zach Baun-Wisconsin..QB-Tommy Stephens-Mississippi State
NY Giants..OT-Andrew Thomas-Georgia..CB-Xavier McKinney-Alabama…CB-Darnay Holmes-UCLA
NY Jets..OT-Mechi Becton-Louisville..WR-Denzel Mimbs-Baylor..S-Ashtyn Davis-Cal..QB-James Morgan-Florida International.
Raiders..WR-Henry Riggs-Alabama…CB-Damon Arnette-Ohio State..WR-Lynn Bowden-Kentucky..S-Tanner Muse-Clemson..WR-Bryan Edwards-South Carolina
Philadelphia..QB-Jalen Hurts-Oklahoma…WR-Jalen Reagor-TCU
Pittsburgh..WR-Chase Claypoole-Notre Dame..RB-Anthony McFarland-Maryland
San Francisco..DT-Javon Kinlaw-South Carolina..WR-Brandon Aiyuck-Arizona State
Seattle..LB-Jordan Brooks-Texas Tech..DE-Darrell Taylor-Tennesse…OG-Damian Lewis-LSU
Tampa Bay..OT-Tristan Wirfs-Iowa…S-Antoine Winfield-Minnesota
Tennessee..LB-Isaiah Wilson-Georgia..CB-Kris Fulton-LSU..RB-Darrynton Evans..Appalachian State..QB-Cole McDonald-Hawaii
Washington..DE-Chase Young-Ohio State…WR-Antonio Gibson-Memphis..C-Keith Ismael-San Diego State.
(NFL Draft–Undrafted Players)
QB-Anthony Gordon-Washington State..signed with Seahawks
QB-Kevin Davidson-Princeton..signed with Browns
QB-Steve Montez-Colorado..signed with Redskins
QB-J’Mar Smith-Louisiana Tech..signed with Patriots
QB-Brian Lewerke-Michigan State..signs with Patriots
QB-Kahlil Tate-Arizona..signs with Eagles
RB-Michael Warren-Cincinnati..signs with Eagles
RB-James Robinson-Illinois State..signs with Jaguars
TE-Thad Moss-LSU..signs with Redskins
QB-Reid Sinnett-USD..signed with Tampa Bay
Raiders..Sign 7-free agents
..K-Dom Elerbe-Utah State
Broncos..Sign 8-free agents
..RB-Levante Bellamy-Western Michigan
Chiefs..Sign 7-free agents
..OC-Daryl Williams-Mississippi State
Aztecs..Undrafted free agents
..LB-Ky Tezino..signs with Patriots
..FS-Luq Barcoo..signs with Jaguars
..OG-Daishawn Dixon..signs with Baltimore
..TE-Parker Houston..signs with Arizona
Saints..Offer FA-QB-Jameis Winston-1 year contact
Seattle..Release OG-DJ Fluker
Miami..Release RB-Sam Perine
Miami..Sign FA-CB-Kavon Frazier-ex Dallas
Houston..Sign FA-S-Michael Thomas-ex Giants
Houston..Sign OT-Laremy Tunstil to (3Y-66M) extension
49ers..OT-Joe Staley announces retirement
Atlanta..Release P-Sam Hill
49ers-Washington..Redskins deal OT-Trent Williams to 49ers for #3-5 draft picks.
49ers-Eagles..SF trades WR-Marquise Goodwin to Eagles for #5
49ers-Miami..SF deals RB-Matt Breida to Dolphins for #5
Jets-Colts..Indianapolis ships CB-Quincey Williams to Jets for #6
NFL…Draft sets all time record TV ratings…record (15.6M) viewers on Thursday…(8.6M) viewers on Friday.
Green Bay…Officials deny they are trying to force out QB-Aaron Rodgers by drafting QB-JordanLove…..call headlines ‘Divorce’…’End of Road’-absurd…Rodgers under contract till 2023.
Houston..Coach Bill O’Brien shown on TV in angry exchange with Detroit Lions officials after Detroit backed out of a deal for 3rd round draft pick.
Harland Svare…former coach of Chargers-Rams…ex Chargers GM..passes away (85) from dementia and covid virus…did draft Dan Fouts out of Oregon….ex-Giants-Rams LB.
(College Football Notes)
Washington State..Autopsy on S-Bryce Beekman…died of drug overdose fentanyl and alcohol.
Michigan..Facing lawsuit from 300-athletes that school retained longtime trainer Paul Anderson who was aware team doctor Robert Anderson had sexually assaulted wide variety of players ofer 24-year period.
Rutgers…facing 200M-shortfall in budget…coaching staffs take paycuts
Mountain West Conference…Commissioner Craig Thompson releases NCAA survey of 114-ADs in Division 1-football
..99% believe there will be a season
..44% believe season will be delayed-start in October
..20% believe season will be shortened to 8-games
..11% want to see fall season delayed till early spring.
Marino Casem…legendary coach Alcorn State-Southern University passed away (85)
NBA…Announces team facilities will be opened next Friday-based on if states allow group meetings.
NY Knicks..President Leon Rose-retaining GM-Scott Perry for time being.
Aztecs…F-Matt Mitchell files for NBA-draft…averaged (12P-4R) for Aztecs
Wake Forest..Fire coach Danny Manning (30-88) in ACC games
Memphis..Precious Achiuwa (6’9-F) files for NBA draft (15P-10R)
Greece..Top player Alex Pokusviski (6’9-F) files for draft
Italy..Top player Paul Eboua (6’9-F)..files for draft
Greg Brown..Top recruit (6’9-F) turns down offer to join NBA-G League ‘Select team’…will sign to play at Texas.
Arizona..Hires Jason Terry-longtime NBA guard as an assistant coach..ex Dallas Mavericks star
MLB….Vice President Mike Pence says he believes the Virus-Risis will be over by Memorial Day weekend…Baseball discussing a 1-month spring training camp starting in June…season to open July 1st.
NY Mets…Alex Rodriguez putting together bid to buy both the Mets and controlling interest in SNY-sports network.
White Sox..P-Bart Johnson-former 1st round picks passes away..spent 8-years with team
Baltimore…former bonus baby P-Steve Dalkowski passes away (80)…threw 100mph in the 1950s…finished minor league career (995-innings-1396 strikeouts-1,354 walks) in 8-years in minors.
Cape Cod League…Wood bat college league announces cancelling 2020 season because of virus-crisis.
Alex Cora…fired Red Sox manager…meets with officials in Puerto Rico about becoming GM of the island’s World Baseball Classic team.
NHL…TSN does survey of teams….at least 15 say “hard no” to staging NHL draft end of June while playoffs might be going on.
Vancouver..Offer contract to LW-Mathias Brome-Orebro-Sweden (17G)
Flyers..Sign FA-LW-Lins Sandin-HV71-Sweden..(19G)
Edmonton..Negotiate with D-Theord Lennstrom-Frolunda-Sweden
Calgary..Negotiate with D-Johann Kinnvall-HV71-Sweden
Soccer…Chelsea players vote against taking a payout to help front office employees.
Formula 1…Advance revenue share money to 4-teams having financial difficulty.
NASCAR…North Carolina Governor considering allowing NASCAR teams to reopen their garages to prepare for restart of season later in summer.