Former Alabama tight end O.J. Howard put together a modest career during his four seasons with the Crimson Tide, at least statistically speaking. The former five-star recruit’s stat line for 2013 and 2014 combined was just 529 yards and two touchdowns. The next two seasons, his numbers were a bit higher, with 1,197 yards and five touchdowns.
If you follow college football closely and hadn’t heard of Lattimore before last season, you may have first noticed him in Ohio State’s 45-24 win over the Oklahoma Sooners.
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It came on the heels of a breakout game against Tulsa the week before, which earned him National Player of the Week honors. Lattimore had two picks in that Ohio State victory, and he returned one for a touchdown.
Jamie Meder Kids Jersey But that was Tulsa. The Sooners were ranked, it was a road night game that was nationally televised, and Lattimore and his teammates wanted to make Oklahoma pay after the Sooners’ backup quarterback said Ohio State’s defense was basic.
Lattimore sure didn’t look basic as he racked up five tackles and an interception against Oklahoma. That was just the beginning of Lattimore’s star-making season.
The Philadelphia NFL Draft event is slated to be the largest fan experience ever produced by NFL.
One of the cool things about the theater itself is that it’s open-ended, which will give fans along the parkway the opportunity to see what’s happening on stage.
As far as some of the other logistics go, the NFL executives will be at the Franklin Institute, which lies down the Parkway on the other side of the NFL Draft Experience. The prospects’ green room is located backstage during the draft. When their names are called, they will walk down the famous steps to greet NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell with a handshake.