Making The Rounds: Mountain West Players in the NFL Draft Edition

2011 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers Spotlight on Vincent Brown | Bleacher Report
We have all heard about A.J. Green and Julio Jones when it comes to big-time wide receivers in this year's NFL Draft class. But what about those small-school guys that no one knows about heading into the draft?

Boise State prospects prepare for NFL Draft | Voices.IdahoStatesman.com
This week, I’ll be checking in with Boise State’s NFL prospects. Today, I’ve got notes on Titus Young, Austin Pettis and Jeron Johnson.

Undrafted rookies stand to lose amid lockout - Fresno State Bulldogs - fresnobee.com
In previous years, a player not chosen during the NFL draft wouldn't have to wait long to figure out if teams were still interested. Now, the NFL Lockout won't let players to get signed - until the lockout ends, the undrafted signing period won't begin.

Cowboys Corner: Dalton, Ponder will not attend the draft in NYC
TCU quarterback Andy Dalton and Florida State quarterback Christian Ponder, who played at Colleyville Heritage, will not attend the NFL Draft in NYC this week. Both were invited by the NFL.

2011 NFL Mock Draft projections for Boise State players - One Bronco Nation Under God
Where might some top Boise State players go in this weekend's draft? We turn to the mock experts to find out.

Livin' the dream - Hawaii News - Staradvertiser.com
Greg Salas and Alex Green appear to be shoo-ins to be taken in the NFL Draft.

2011 SB Nation NFL Mock Draft: Round 2, Pick 48 - Mocking The Draft
With the 48th overall pick in the 2011 SB Nation NFL Writers Mock Draft, the Oakland Raiders select TCU offensive tackle Marcus Cannon.

2011 NFL Mock Draft: Baltimore Ravens Select Titus Young - Pride Of Detroit
The 2011 Pride of Detroit NFL Mock Draft continues with the Baltimore Ravens picking Titus Young.

NFL Draft 2011: Is Austin Pettis a Draft Option for Pittsburgh Steelers? | Bleacher Report
Could Boise State WR Austin Pettis go to Pittsburgh in 2011 NFL Draft? The question of whether or not the Steelers will draft a wide receiver is up for debate.

Colorado State's fastest man challenge - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
Steve Fairchild has set up a "Beat the Elite" competition in which students will try to beat the three fastest players on the Rams roster. The winner will get an honorary roster spot on the team during the week before the Colorado game on September 17th.

New Mexico Daily Lobo : Jarion Henry is now a Lobo
On Sunday night, the 6-foot-7 forward from Dallas, Texas, gave a verbal commitment to play with the UNM men’s basketball team next season. UNM beat out Georgetown, USC, Marquette and Oregon to sign the four-star prospect. Henry joins Dominique Dunning and Hugh Greenwood as the third member of UNM’s 2011 recruiting class.

Under the microscope: searching for the next signal caller | Arbiter Online
Much to Bronco Nation's dismay, the 2011-12 season will be senior quarterback and Heisman candidate Kellen Moore's final year in dawning blue and orange. The question is who will take over under center for the Broncos after he leaves for the NFL?

Expanded and Enhanced Parking Options Will be Offered at University of Wyoming Athletic Events in 2011 - WYOMING OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE
Wyoming is changing up its parking system and now has more parking closer to the arenas/fields, Improved Shuttle Bus Services, and some of the lots are being upgraded.

CSU spring game recap: Green squad goes for two, secures 15-14 win - Colorado State University Official Athletic Site
If the Rams score a last-second touchdown this fall and trail by one point, will they kick a PAT to tie, or go for two to win? Well, if Saturday's dramatic spring game was any indication, they're going for the win.

Stassi Named WAC Hitter Of The Week - NevadaWolfPack.com—Official Web Site of University of Nevada Athletics
Nevada's Brock Stassi has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Baseball Hitter of the Week, respectively, for April 18-24. Stassi hit .562 (9-for-16) with four runs scored, four RPI, two doubles, and was intentionally walked twice as Nevada swept a four-game WAC series from New Mexico State.

NFL Mock Draft: The Indianapolis Colts Grab a Receiver in the Third Round | Bleacher Report
NFL Mock Draft Has Greg Salas Headed to Indy in Round No. One name that isn’t immediately recognizable on most draft boards is Greg Salas from Hawaii, but that is going to change soon

NFL Draft 2011: How Could Alex Green Help out New Orleans Saints? | Bleacher Report
New Orleans Saints Draft: Green could be a bright spot in a middle round: With Pierre Thomas re-signed to go alongside Reggie Bush and Chris Ivory, the New Orleans Saints appear to have depth at running back.

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The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft starts at 8 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, April 28th and SB Nation has everything you need to prepare for it - NFL mock drafts, draft projections, scouting reports, the full NFL draft schedule
and more. Check it all out at SB Nation's NFL Hubour NFL Draft blog Mocking the Draft and of course here on this site for Mountain West draft news.

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