The new format for the 2018 season was announced Tuesday at the Sun Belt's annual spring meeting and will break up the 10 teams into East and West Divisions.
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The Patriots made their second trade of the night, moving up in the third round to the Detroit Lions' pick at No. 85 (third round) to select Troy left tackle Antonio Garcia. The Patriots trade a third-round pick (96) and fourth-rounder (124) in that deal. Garcia is 6-foot-6 1/4 and 302 pounds, and played left tackle at Troy. Starting left tackle Nate Solder enters the final year of his contract.
Patriots grab Antonio Garcia for O-line
With its second pick in the third round, New England selected the Troy OT, a player that Mel Kiper Jr. has only scratched the surface as a developing lineman.
Sure, Alabama's A-Day is one of the biggest April draws in the Heart of Dixie. But make no mistake, spring games at UAB and Troy also provide a window into a college-football-crazed state.
With no first-round draft choices, Los Angeles would be wise to draft Troy offensive tackle Antonio Garcia at No. 37.
Several former teammates of DeMarcus Ware and others who know him shared thoughts about the linebacker following his retirement announcement on Monday.