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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Behind The Steel Curtain
Steelers pre-draft visits: Rice CB Phillip Gaines meeting with Steelers Thursday
Rice cornerback Phillip Gaines will visit the Steelers Thursday, alongside Minnesota defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman, as the Steelers dig into the final weeks of preparation before the 2014 NFL Draft begins May 8. Gaines is an excellent candidate perhaps meant for the middle rounds.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Sat Apr 12, 2014
2014 NFL Draft: Combine Darlings Headed for Disastrous Rookie Seasons
Everyone looks at the NFL Scouting Combine a little differently. The value that the event has for NFL teams is debatable.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Chris Jones improving after impressive freshman year
The 6-foot-5, 300-pound defensive tackle from nearby Houston used his sheer talent to finish with 32 tackles, including seven tackles for a loss, three sacks and a team-high 10 quarterback hurries last fall.
Receivers shine in Rice spring game
Rice Gray safety Gabe Basker, right, celebrates his touchdown with Graysen Schantz as Rice Blue tight end Connor Cella, left, looks on during the first half of Rice's spring football game, Friday, April 11, 2014, at Rice Stadium in Houston.
Behind The Steel Curtain
2014 NFL Draft Prospects: Rice's Phillip Gaines is the best corner you haven't heard of yet
In past drafts, the Steelers under general manager Kevin Colbert have been known to take lengthy mid-round developmental cornerbacks in the draft.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Odell Beckham Jr, Phillip Gaines visit the Buffalo Bills
LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. headlines three 2014 NFL Draft prospects making pre-draft visits with the Buffalo Bills on Thursday.
Washington Redskins Draft Profiles: Phillip Gaines, CB
Strengths: Gaines is a speedster. His 40-yard dash time at the Combine was 4.38 seconds.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos, Rice's Chris Boswell and Texas'...
Tulane place kicker Cairo Santos is one of the top kickers available in the 2014 NFL draft along with Rice's Chris Boswell and Texas' Anthony Fera.
New York Jets
Another Big Mocker Makes 12 Picks for Jets
If you've been keeping up with our offseason coverage at newyorkjets.com you've likely ingested more first-round draft scenarios for the Green & White than you know what to do with.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Music City Miracles
2014 the Hidden Gems
The Combine... Gaines ran a blistering 4.38 40 time at the combine, Benched 225lbs 11 times and Had a 36.5 inch Vertical Jump.
Gang Green Nation
Scouting The Draft: Phillip Gaines, CB, Rice
We are looking at some of the top prospects in the 2014 NFL draft in relation to the NY Jets.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Mel Kiper's 'Grade A' draft for Detroit Lions starts with cornerback Justin Gilbert at No. 10
OK, that's a scary thought, but the ESPN NFL analyst played that role for each the league's 32 teams , and projected the "best outcome" for each team in the first three rounds of the draft.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Creepy crazy ants swarm into Houston: Billions of them are invading - with the warm weather
An upsurge in computer glitches and even sudden power outages are very possible in the next few weeks as a familiar but very unwanted "bug" returns to Houston.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Usm Blog: Notes, quotes from Wednesday's football practice
Here's a look at some of the players running with the first-team offense on Wednesday: QB - Nick Mullens; RB - Jalen Richard; OL - Rashod Hill, Fred Moore, Norman Price , Randal Agee, Cameron Tom; WR - Marquise Ricard, James Cox, Tyre'oune Holmes, Cooper Harrington .
Phillip Gaines of Rice emerging as a top DB prospect
There were 23 NFL teams represented - including a defensive backs coach from the Jacksonville Jaguars - at Rice's pro day on March 17, when 11 Owls players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.