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Sunday Apr 13 | Behind The Steel Curtain

Rice's Phillip Gaines shows more reason why the second round is...

Cornerbacks and wide receivers are the deepest two positions available in this draft.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

BleacherReport

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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Times Post

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.

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Houston Chronicle

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.

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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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Buffalo Rumblings

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.

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Hogs Haven

Washington Redskins Draft Profiles: Phillip Gaines, CB

Strengths: Gaines is a speedster. His 40-yard dash time at the Combine was 4.38 seconds.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Times-Picayune

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

MLive.com

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.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

CultureMap

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.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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 .

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NFL

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.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Rice, UH host NFL scouts for Pro Day

OUSTON The Houston Cougars and Rice Owls each had very productive 2013 seasons and now the players that help make that happen are looking for a chance at the next level.

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Niners Nation

2014 NFL Draft: March 17 Pro Days

Pro days continue this week with Boise State, Florida, Houston, Louisville, Memphis, Rice, Valdosta State, Virginia, and Wake Forest.

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