Mrs. Irrelevant? Last pick in NFL Draft, Colts Chandler Harnish gets creepy invitation (video)


I’m sure NIU quarterback Chandler Harnish never dreamed that “perks” like these would come with his new job. The greatest signal called in Huskies college football history became the last guy picked in our nation’s biggest gym class on Saturday when he went #253 overall in the 7th round to the Indianapolis Colts.

And that status is exactly why he has a special place in the heart of YouTube user Brianne, who straddles the line between fun crazy and dangerous crazy. Sexy crazy and felonious crazy. And that’s not all she wants to straddle.

h/t Lost Lettermen

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NFL Draft 2012: Best and worst team-to-player fits


When newly drafted players join their NFL teams this season, the coaches, system and competition each encounters will have a huge influence on how quickly they can make an impact. Here’s a look at the best and worst fits for players drafted in 2012. Note: this isn’t an assessment of good or bad picks, but rather an analysis of the best and worst marriages between player and team with regards to maximizing each player’s potential.

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Dallas Cowboys Morris Claiborne admits he blew off the Wonderlic Test


The Dallas Cowboys really got aggressive when it comes to solving their cornerback needs in last night’s NFL draft. They traded up to #6 to land LSU DB Morris Claiborne who told reporters he pretty much blew off the Wonderlic test at the NFL scouting combine in February.

It was reported he scored a 4 on the mental aptitude test, and there was concern it would affect his draft stock.

“I mean, I looked on the test and wasn’t nothing on the test that came with football, so I pretty much blew the test off,” Claiborne said.

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Houston Texans take Illini Whitney Mercilus, DE slips to #26


He came out of nowhere to win the Ted Hendricks Award as the best Defensive End in all of college football. He rose from obscurity to become an All-American at Illinois. Now Whitney Mercilus is a member of the Houston Texans, joining fellow Big Ten alum J.J. Watt of the Wisconsin Badgers as the men who will fill the pass-rushing void left by the departed 2006 #1 overall draft selection Mario Williams.

Mercilus story is an uplifting one. Watch this moving GIF of the celebration at his house when he got the call.

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