2022 NFL Mock Draft 10-13-21

Welcome to our second 2022 NFL mock draft! For our last 2021 NFL mock go here. Team needs were sometimes, but mostly not taken into account here. The order is taken from Tankathon. Also, here is the link to a list of 70 of the worst NFL Draft cliches, buzzwords and other pointless word salad.

Far as we know, we’re the only mom and pop shop, small business style site on the whole world wide web that does a mock draft for all four major American sports. Here are the links to the latest mocks for the NBA, MLB and NHL.

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College Football News Roundup: AP Top 25, Injury Updates

LSU Loses Andre Anthony For The Year

The LSU Tigers will be without star defensive end Andre Anthony out for the rest of the season, head coach Ed Orgeron announced on Monday.

“It’s sad news,” Orgeron said, according to the Associated Press. “He’s having a good season. He’s going to be unavailable this season, but he’s going to be with us.”

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Illinois Fighting Illini at Purdue Boilermakers Game Preview

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Purdue is favored by double digits at home versus Illinois and that’s very understandable, but consider this fact: Since the start of the Tim Beckman era and onward of Illinois football, the program has only gotten two wins or more against three league programs not named Rutgers.

Purdue is one of those, as the Illini have beaten them thrice over that span. They got win number three over Nebraska in week zero with Michigan State being the other team in the group. So Illinois has a real chance here.

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#10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs Purdue Boilermakers Game Preview

This week brings a sense of symmetry and symbolism as Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly will tie Knute Rockne for most wins in school history should he defeat the opponent in front of him on Saturday. That opponent is the Purdue Boilermakers, the very first team he faced as ND coach back in 2010.

“I see it a little differently,” Kelly said of the approaching milestone. “It means longevity. It means stability. It means winning. But it doesn’t mean anything else relative to comparisons or who’s better. Those things don’t mean much to me. I came here to do a job, and that was to bring Notre Dame back to its winning traditions.”

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Top Eight College Basketball Players for 2021-22

The 2022 Men’s NCAA Tournament will tip off with the First Four in Dayton, Ohio. March Madness. The next edition of March Madness begins on March 15, and will continue on to the Final Four, with the championship game set to be played on April 4 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Selection Sunday is March 13, 2022, so the time to make NCAA basketball picks again will be here before you know it. Here’s a ranking of the top 10 players who are coming back this season after considering the metrics, year-to-year growth, and overall performances.

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Big Ten, ACC “Challenged” Considerably on First March Madness Weekend

In 1999, ESPN created the Big Ten/ACC Challenge as a made for television “event,” with the purpose of trying to drum up interest in preconference college basketball. Generally, interest in college hoops at this time of the year, during the NCAA Tournament, is on par with the Super Bowl.

The rest of the year, it’s probably about as popular as Major League Soccer. However, the B1G/ACC Challenge is kind of a thing, sort of, as it matches up what are usually the two best leagues, annually, in the nation. This March Madness, however, has been real rough so far for both conferences.

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Purdue C Trevion Williams a Major Player to Watch this March Madness

Today saw Purdue Boilermakers center Trevion Williams become the first Big Ten player since at least the 2010-11 season to have at least 25 points, 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots in the same game. It came in a 87-78 (OT) Big Ten Tournament quarterfinal loss to #9 Ohio State.

The #20 Boilermakers saw themselves down by 18 at halftime, but fought all the way back, on the strength of Williams’ 18 points, eight rebounds and three assists in the second half (9-14 FGs), to pull level at the end of regulation. While Purdue has seen their conference tournament run ended today, they will be a very dangerous team in the NCAA Tournament.

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Three Teams to Consider Betting on in the 2021 NCAA Tournament

The NCAA Tournament, March Madness, bracket busting bliss, will be upon us sooner rather than later. And as we approach another round of the most wonderful time of the year, it’s time to revisit some of the most important sports betting rules when it comes to wagering on the tourney.

You have the famous #12 over #5 that happens at least once every year. You got to pick the right #11 over #6 upset. One must remember that although double digit seeds often make it to the sweet sixteen, the Final Four is almost always #1 -#3 seeds. Then of course, you got Michigan State being money the first two weekends of the tourney, but always broke on the last weekend.

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Purdue Boilermakers in Mix for Top 16 NCAA Tournament Seed


As the college basketball season has rolled on, this very young Purdue Boilermakers squad has continued to grow and develop. These Boilermakers boast a stellar freshmen class led by the very talented Jaden Ivey. Look for them to only get better down the stretch, and thus be riding some positive momentum into the Big Ten Tournament.

The baby Boilers are an interesting bet this March Madness as their seeding line could be interesting. You’ve got to do your homework ahead of your bracket betting next month, so that’s where Wazobet Bonus – Tips And Betting Platform reviews comes in. Don’t lay any NCAA Tournament bets, not even an office bracket pool, until you do you due diligence.

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Purdue Basketball Charter Flight Diverted Due to Mechanical Problems

The #24 ranked Purdue basketball team encountered some issues with their commute to College Park, to play the Maryland Terrapins. Last night, the team sent out a statement that said the Purdue basketball team “charter flight to Maryland was diverted to Indianapolis this evening, due to mechanical issues.”

“The team will change planes and depart at 9:30 p.m. ET, for Maryland from Indianapolis.” As you can see from the tweet below, the Boilermakers did eventually arrive in the DMV, and they are set to battle the Terps tonight.

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Purdue Boilermakers Might be Solid Longshot, Darkhorse Come March

In 2019, the Purdue Boilermakers finally overcame one of the worst knocks on the program- a team that always peaks in February. They made their first Elite Eight in almost two decades, and were just split seconds away from their first Final Four in three decades.

It was a vast improvement over the previous season, in which they essentially peaked in January, instead of February. Boilermakers fans are waiting for the team that really peaks when it counts though, in March. While next to no one is berting the farm on a Final Four appearance, yet, this squad will likely be playing their best ball when it counts the most.

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Purdue to Host NCAA Tournament as Indianapolis Plan Takes Shape


The Final Four was always going to be in Indianapolis this season, or quasi-season, or pseudo-season, or whatever you want to call it. Made official now, but bantered about back as far as November, the entire 2021 NCAA Tournament will be right staged right in the backyard of Purdue, with some games being played on Keady Court in Mackey Arena.

It will be a very weird event to see all 67 March Madness games transpiring in just one state, for the first time in tourney history, but here we are.

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