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10-3, 2nd in Pac 12 - South

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

I'm told that seventh-round draft pick Stevie Tu'ikolovatu has agreed to terms with the Bucs on his rookie contract and will sign later today. That's two down, four to go for Bucs rookies.

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No surprises here: Alabama is the favorite to win the 2017 national championship, according to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Ohio State has the second-best odds. Of the three teams tied for third-best chances, only Florida State has appeared in the College Football Playoff.

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Tear the hospital up: Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster and Malik, a patient at Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, perform 'JuJu On That Beat.' Steelers rookies appeared at the hospital from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for games and pictures.

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2dMatt Bowen

Everything to know about the best 2018 NFL QB prospects

The 2018 NFL draft is loaded with top-tier QB talent like USC's Sam Darnold and Wyoming's Josh Allen. Matt Bowen takes an early look at what four of the top passers have shown thus far and where they still need to improve.

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4dMel Kiper Jr.

Way-too-early 2018 rankings: Sam Darnold

The USC redshirt sophomore has serious competition at his position in the 2018 NFL draft. Where does he rank among underclassmen QBs?


Jovan Buha ESPN Editor 

Steelers rookie JuJu Smith-Schuster says former USC and Steeler legend Troy Polamalu reached out to him after he was drafted, which surprised him. According to Smith-Schuster, Polamalu said, "Anything you need, I'm out here in Pittsburgh. Let me know."

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5dKyle Bonagura

Three offseason questions: USC Trojans

USC regularly receives offseason hype, but this time it feels deserved. Still, can Sam Darnold build on his fine debut? And can the O-line get healthy?

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers sign second-round pick JuJu Smith-Schuster. Five of eight draft picks signed. First-rounder T.J. Watt has yet to sign. The team also signed WR Canaan Severin and QB Bart Houston, releasing LB Akil Blount and QB Nick Schuessler as corresponding moves.

Mike Wells ESPN Staff Writer 

The Colts have signed fourth-round pick offensive tackle Zach Banner. The Banner signing means the Colts have signed four of their eight draft picks.

Arash Markazi ESPN Senior Writer 

Will Ferrell '90 will deliver the main address at USC's 134th commencement ceremony on Friday.

Exciting crop of QBs headline Kiper's way-too-early Big Board (1:37)

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer 

Steelers rookie WR JuJu Smith-Schuster tweets he's 'headed to the Burgh tomorrow.' Rookies arrive for minicamp throughout the day Thursday, then take the field at around 10:25 a.m. Friday. Smith-Schuster will catch passes from fourth-round QB Josh Dobbs for the first time.

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13dKyle Bonagura

Concerns among Top-25 teams

For Sam Darnold to continue to do serious passing damage, the Trojans must retool most of their offensive line.

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13dMel Kiper Jr.

Top undrafted 2017 free agents to watch

USC offensive guard Damien Mama may lack versatility compared to his peers, but he could be a solid pickup for the Chiefs.


Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

When asked about living out of his car for two months at USC while chasing his football dream, Bucs defensive tackle Stevie Tu'ikolovatu said, "Every hardship you have, the reward is worth it."

McShay projecting Darnold as No. 1 overall in 2018 (2:00)
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22dKyle Bonagura

Post-spring 2017 Pac-12 power rankings

Now that every school is finished with spring practice, here's an updated look at how the Pac-12 power rankings will look in 2017.

Quarterbacks lead Pac-12 contenders (1:53)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Five USC players were drafted over the past three days, highlighted by Adoree' Jackson going in the first round to Tennessee and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster in the second to Pittsburgh, but the Trojans also had some high-profile snubs. OG Damien Mama was the only player in the Pac-12 to leave early and go undrafted, while first-team All-Pac-12 offensive lineman Chad Wheeler also didn't get picked.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

After trading up into the seventh round, the Bucs have selected USC defensive tackle Stevie Tu'kolovatu (223rd overall). They gave up this year's and next year's seventh-round picks.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Safety Leon McQuay of USC is the Chiefs' final scheduled pick of this year's draft. McQuay, a sixth-round pick, won't get much playing time as a rookie other than on special teams. The Chiefs are set with their top three safeties with Eric Berry, Ron Parker and Daniel Sorensen.

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