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NFL Draft First Round Recap: Grades and Analysis of All 32 Selections

NFL Draft First Round Recap: Grades and Analysis of All 32 Selections

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft began with its first round on the night of April 23, providing entertainment and a bit of hope at a time when America desperately needs it. With questions about how well a virtual draft event would work, it came as a relief that there appeared to be no major technical glitches. This major technological...

UTSA alumnus announces entrance in 2019 NFL draft

Josiah Tauaefa forgoes senior year to enter NFL Draft.

Adrianne Kristianto

January 22, 2019

Josiah Tauaefa, UTSA alumnus and former Roadrunner linebacker, announced that he will forgo his senior season and enter the 2019 NFL Draft on Dec. 28 via social media. In the 2018 football season,  Tauaefa had 113 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and three quarterback hurries. Tauaefa was na...

Former roadrunners take to the NFL

Jarveon Williams breaks a tackle in UTSA’s 2016 homecoming game against UTEP. File photo/The Paisano

Ryan Garza

October 4, 2017

The UTSA Roadrunner football program has only been around since 2011, but athletes from the program are making their presence known in the NFL. Former players David Morgan II, Teddy Williams, Jarveon Williams and Brian Price are trying to forge their own respective paths to successful careers in the l...

David Morgan II to join Minnesota Vikings

Photo courtesy of Jeff Heuhn, UTSA Athletics

Brady T. Phelps

June 4, 2016

UTSA football star and Marble Falls native David Morgan II recently became UTSA’s first player selected in the NFL draft when he was taken by the Minnesota Vikings with the no. 188 overall pick in the sixth round. “It’s something special that I’m going to hold for the rest of my life,” said ...