OLD 2015 Predictions #CBB Recycle

NCAA Basketball:

Alabama (Anthony Grant): Avery Johnson, former Brooklyn Nets H.C.

Arizona State (Herb Sendek): Bobby Hurley, Buffalo H.C.

Bowling Green (Chris Jans): Michael Huger, Miami (FL) Asst.

Bucknell (Dave Paulsen): Nathan Davis, Randolph-Macon H.C.

Buffalo (Bobby Hurley): Nate Oats, Buffalo Asst.

DePaul (Oliver Purnell): Dave Leitao, Tulsa Asst.

Eastern Kentucky (Jeff Neubauer): Dan McHale, Minnesota Asst.

Fordham (Tom Pecora): Jeff Neubauer, Eastern Kentucky H.C.

George Mason (Paul Hewitt); Dave Paulsen, Bucknell H.C.

Green Bay (Brian Wardle): Linc Darner, Florida Southern H.C.

Hawaii (Benjy Taylor): Eran Ganot, Saint Mary’s Asst.

Mississippi State (Rick Ray): Ben Howland, former UCLA H.C.

Nevada (David Carter): Eric Musselman, LSU Asst.

St. John’s (Steve Lavin): Chris Mullin, former NBA GM

Tennessee (Donnie Tyndall): Rick Barnes, former Texas H.C.

Texas (Rick Barnes): Shaka Smart, VCU H.C.

Utah State (Stew Morrill): Tim Duryea, Utah State Asst.

VCU (Shaka Smart): Will Wade, Tennessee-Chattanooga H.C.

Buffalo (Bobby Hurley): Nate Oats, Buffalo Asst.

Eastern Kentucky (Jeff Neubauer): Dan McHale, Minnesota Asst.

Texas (Rick Barnes): Shaka Smart, VCU H.C.

VCU (Shaka Smart): Will Wade, Tennessee-Chattanooga H.C.

Alabama (Anthony Grant): Steve Prohm, Murray State H.C.

Arizona State (Herb Sendek): Jeff Capel, Duke Asst.

Bowling Green (Chris Jans): Jeff Boals, Ohio State Asst.

Bucknell (Dave Paulsen): Dane Fischer, Bucknell Asst.

DePaul (Oliver Purnell): Bobby Hurley, Buffalo H.C.

Fordham (Tom Pecora): Will Brown, SUNY Albany H.C.

George Mason (Paul Hewitt); Chris Caputo, Miami Asst.

Green Bay (Brian Wardle): Gary Greszk, St. Norbert H.C.

Hawaii (Interm): Benjy Taylor, Hawaii Interim H.C.

Mississippi State (Rick Ray): Brad Underwood, Stephen F. Austin H.C.

Nevada (David Carter): Tommy Connor, Utah Asst.

St. John’s (Steve Lavin): Dan Hurley, Rhode Island H.C.

Tennessee (Donnie Tyndall): Ben Jacobsen, Northern Iowa H.C.

Utah State (Stew Morrill): Tommy Connor, Utah Asst.

VCU (Shaka Smart): Will Wade, Tennessee-Chattanooga H.C.

Final 2016-17 NCAA/NFL Hire Portal

NFL

Right

Denver Broncos: Vance Joseph, Miami Dolphins Defensive Coordinator (GRADE: A-)

Jacksonville Jaguars: Doug Marrone, Jacksonville Jaguars Interim Head Coach (GRADE: B+)

Los Angeles Rams: Sean McVay, Washington Redskins Offensive Coordinator (GRADE: B+)

Wrong

Buffalo Bills: Anthony Lynn, Buffalo Bills Interim Head Coach

-> Hired Sean McDermott, Carolina Panthers Defensive Coordinator (GRADE: B+)

San Diego Chargers: Dave Toub, Kansas City Chiefs Special Teams Coordinator

-> Hired Anthony Lynn, Buffalo Bills Interim Head Coach (GRADE: B-)

San Francisco 49ers: Josh McDaniels, New England Patriots Offensive Coordinator

-> Hired Kyle Shanahan, Atlanta Falcons Offensive Coordinator (GRADE: A)

 

College

Right

California: Justin Wilcox, Wisconsin Defensive Coordinator (GRADE: B-)

Cincinnati: Luke Fickell, Ohio State Co-Defensive Coordinator (GRADE: C+)

Florida International: Butch Davis, former Miami (FL) Head Coach (GRADE: A-)

Fresno State: Jeff Tedford, former California Head Coach (GRADE: A-)

Minnesota: P.J. Fleck, Western Michigan Head Coach (GRADE: A)

Oregon: Willie Taggart, USF Head Coach (GRADE: C+) 

Purdue: Jeff Brohm, Western Kentucky Head Coach (GRADE: B+)

Texas: Tom Herman, Houston Head Coach (GRADE: A)

USF: Charlie Strong, former Texas Head Coach (GRADE: A)

Western Michigan: Tim Lester, former Purdue Quarterbacks Coach (GRADE: B+)

Wrong

Baylor: Blake Anderson, Arkansas State Head Coach

-> Hired Matt Rhule, Temple Head Coach (GRADE: B) 

Connecticut: Rhett Lashlee, Auburn Offensive Coordinator

-> Hired Randy Edsall, former Maryland Head Coach (GRADE: B)

Florida Atlantic: Tim Drevno, Michigan Offensive Coordinator

-> Hired Lane Kiffin, Alabama Offensive Coordinator (GRADE: A+)

Georgia State: Chip Lindsey, Arizona State Offensive Coordinator

-> Hired Shawn Elliott, South Carolina Offensive Line Coach (GRADE: B-)*

Houston: Todd Orlando, Houston Defensive Coordinator

-> Hired Major Applewhite, Houston Offensive Coordinator (GRADE: B-)

Louisiana State: Tom Herman, Houston Head Coach 

-> Hired Ed Orgeron, LSU Interim Head Coach (GRADE: B)*

Nevada: Beau Baldwin, Eastern Washington Head Coach 

-> Hired Jay Norvell, Arizona State Wide Receivers Coach (GRADE: C+)

San Jose State: Marcus Arroyo, Oklahoma State Running Backs Coach

-> Hired Brent Brennan, Oregon State Wide Receivers Coach (GRADE: B-)

Temple: Bobby Wilder, Old Dominion Head Coach

-> Hired Geoff Collins, Florida Defensive Coordinator (GRADE: B+)

Western Kentucky: Ed Warriner, Ohio State Offensive Coordinator

-> Hired Mike Sanford Jr., Notre Dame Offensive Coordinator (GRADE: B)

*had guessed them at one point in time

Immediate Promotions 

Indiana: Tom Allen, Defensive Coordinator (GRADE: B-)

2017 NFL “Spring Break” Mock Draft

2017 NFL Mock Draft 3.0 (Spring Break)

Round One

  1. CLE: Myles Garrett, DE (Texas A&M)
  2. SF: Solomon Thomas, DE (Stanford)
  3. CHI: Jamal Adams, S (Louisiana State)
  4. JAX: Leonard Fournette, RB (Louisiana State)
  5. TEN: Corey Davis, WR (Western Michigan)
  6. NYJ: Marshon Lattimore, CB (Ohio State)
  7. LAC: Malik Hooker, S (Ohio State)
  8. CAR: Jonathan Allen, DT (Alabama)
  9. CIN: Reuben Foster, ILB (Alabama)
  10. BUF: Mike Williams, WR (Clemson)
  11. NO: Derek Barnett, DE (Tennessee)
  12. CLE: Mitchell Trubisky, QB (North Carolina)
  13. ARZ: Tre’Davious White, CB (Louisiana State)
  14. PHI: Christian McCaffrey, RB (Stanford)
  15. IND: Forrest Lamp, OG (Western Kentucky)
  16. BAL: John Ross, WR (Washington)
  17. WAS: Haason Reddick, ILB (Temple)
  18. TEN: Gareon Conley, CB (Ohio State)
  19. TB: Dalvin Cook, RB (Florida State)
  20. DEN: O.J. Howard, TE (Alabama)
  21. DET: Taco Charlton, DE (Michigan)
  22. MIA: Jabrill Peppers, S (Michigan)
  23. NYG: Ryan Ramczyk, OT (Wisconsin)
  24. OAK: Malik McDowell, DT (Michigan State)
  25. HOU: DeShaun Watson, QB (Clemson)
  26. SEA: Garett Bolles, OT (Utah)
  27. KC: Patrick Mahomes, QB (Texas Tech)
  28. DAL: Takkarist McKinley, OLB (UCLA)
  29. GB: Kevin King, CB (Washington)
  30. PIT: Zach Cunningham, OLB (Vanderbilt)
  31. ATL: David Njoku, TE (Miami)
  32. NO: Teez Tabor, CB (Florida)

Round Two

  1. CLE: Zay Jones, WR (East Carolina)
  2. SF: Budda Baker, S (Washington)
  3. JAX: Evan Engram, TE (Ole Miss)
  4. CHI: Quincy Wilson, CB (Florida)
  5. LAR: Dan Feeney, OG (Indiana)
  6. LAC: Cam Robinson, OT (Alabama)
  7. NYJ: T.J. Watt, OLB (Wisconsin)
  8. CAR: Alvin Kamara, RB (Tennessee)
  9. CIN: Dion Dawkins, OT (Temple)
  10. NO: Cooper Kupp, WR (Eastern Washington)
  11. PHI: Adoree’ Jackson, CB (Southern Cal)
  12. BUF: Marlon Humphrey, CB (Alabama)
  13. ARZ: DeShone Kizer, QB (Notre Dame)
  14. IND: Jordan Willis, DE (Kansas State)
  15. BAL: Charles Harris, OLB (Missouri)
  16. MIN: Caleb Brantley, DT (Florida)
  17. WAS: Nathan Peterman, QB (Pittsburgh)
  18. TB: Obi Melifonwu, S (Connecticut)
  19. DEN: Antonio Garcia, OG (Troy)
  20. CLE: Chidobe Awuzie, CB (Colorado)
  21. DET: Jarrad Davis, LB (Florida)
  22. MIA: Gerald Everett, TE (South Alabama)
  23. NYG: Carl Lawson, DE (Auburn)
  24. OAK: Desmond King, CB (Iowa)
  25. HOU: Taylor Moton, OT (Western Michigan)
  26. SEA: Curtis Samuel, WR (Ohio State)
  27. KC: Tim Williams, OLB (Alabama)
  28. DAL: Fabian Moreau, CB (UCLA)
  29. GB: Tyus Bowser, OLB (Houston)
  30. PIT: Marcus Maye, S (Florida)
  31. ATL: Carlos Watkins, DT (Clemson)
  32. CAR: Cameron Sutton, CB (Tennessee)

Best of the Rest

Offense

Davis Webb, QB (California)

Marlon Mack, RB (South Florida)

Joe Mixon, RB (Oklahoma)

Carlos Henderson, WR (Louisiana Tech)

JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR (Southern Cal)

Jake Butt, TE (Michigan)

Adam Shaheen, TE (Ashland)

Zach Banner, OT (Southern Cal)

Roderick Johnson, OT (Florida State)

Jermaine Eluemunor, OG (Texas A&M)

Dorian Johnson, OG (Pittsburgh)

Pat Elflein, C (Ohio State)

Defense

Trey Hendrickson, DE (Florida Atlantic)

DeMarcus Walker, DE (Florida State)

Dalvin Tomlinson, DT (Alabama)

Chris Wormley, DT (Michigan)

Raekwon McMillan, ILB (Ohio State)

Kendell Beckwith, ILB (Louisiana State)

Ryan Anderson, OLB (Alabama)

Sidney Jones, CB (Washington)

Jourdan Lewis, CB (Michigan)

Josh Jones, S (N.C. State)

Marcus Williams, S (Utah)