Jonathan Giles, who finished fourth in the Big 12 last season in receiving, will transfer from Texas Tech.
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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer
Really good fit for Patrick Mahomes in Kansas City. Structured system under Andy Reid that will develop his footwork, timing and overall mechanics. Plus, with the west coast route tree, Mahomes can showcase his arm strength throwing the ball inside of the numbers. Find the window and expose the coverage.
The Chiefs traded up Thursday night to select Patrick Mahomes, the ex-Texas Tech star, with the No. 10 overall pick.
Todd McShay ESPN Senior Writer
QB Patrick Mahomes is loaded with talent. If you focus on his mechanics and his backyard style of play, you're not going to like him. If you focus on the results and his potential, you see star qualities. Kansas City is a great home for Mahomes. He can learn from Andy Reid and won't be rushed onto the field.
Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer
As for the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes, a QB needing time to develop could do much worse than to spend that time with Andy Reid.
Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer
The Chiefs drafted a quarterback in the first round for the first time since 1983 in Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes.I had Chiefs taking Mahomes in ESPN NFL Nation mock draft, but at 27.
Here's a look at the top players on each Big 12 roster for next year's NFL draft.
Adam Schefter sits down with QB Patrick Mahomes, WR Corey Davis and RB Dalvin Cook to talk about pre-draft visits, what this time is like and their expectations for the draft.
Todd McShay expects three quarterbacks to be taken in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft, with Patrick Mahomes being one of them.
For some observers, Mahomes' power arm has him at the top of the QB list.
Freshman Da'Leon Ward came on toward the end of 2016 to lead the Red Raiders in rushing, and more will be expected of him in his second season.
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Texas Tech has already matched its total of ESPN 300 commits from the 2017 class with an early commitment from ESPN 300 receiver Gabriel Douglas of Denton (Texas) Ryan High School. Douglas is the No. 297 player overall and is the headliner of a Red Raider class that also features two other highly-coveted receivers in Treveon Johnson and Jaylon Robinson.
Texas Tech is probably too deep at receiver for Keke Coutee to break Michael Crabtree's school touchdowns record. But that doesn't dissuade him.
A steamroller running back. A former basketball player. Even a former walk-on who could be a first-round pick. Mel Kiper picks 23 of his favorite prospects -- and adds round projections for each.
We discuss the Big 12's need to make the College Football Playoff, Texas' lockers, Ishmail Wainwright playing football and "Chappelle's Show".
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury on Patrick Mahomes being a 1st-round pick next week: "I think he will go much earlier than most project."
Any QB Kansas City drafts wouldn't have to play right away, so perhaps the Chiefs should target a high-ceiling player who needs time to develop.
Former Texas Tech defensive lineman Breiden Fehoko has decided to transfer to LSU.
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
Former Texas Tech DT Breiden Fehoko is transferring to LSU. Fehoko chose Tigers over Auburn, Georgia, Ole Miss, Louisville. He was a two-year starter at Texas Tech and a top-100 recruit in 2015.
What do the additions of Adrian Baker and Aaron Cochran do for Oklahoma State's national title aspirations in 2017?
Patrick Mahomes is the most interesting QB in the 2017 draft. Brad Kaaya needs to study Matt Ryan, Tom Brady and Drew Brees. That's according to Jon Gruden, who spent time with each prospect.