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O’Neill declares for NFL draft

Brian O'Neil (70) blocks down field during a game against Syracuse last year. (Photo by Steve Rotstein / Contributing Editor)

By Grant Burgman | Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Pitt will now lose its third player from this year’s roster to the NFL. Redshirt junior offensive tackle Brian O’Neill joins juniors Quadree Henderson and Jordan Whitehead in declaring for the draft this April. O’Neill announced his decision in a statement released to the media on Friday morning. ...

Boyd still has room to improve draft stock

Tyler Boyd  is projected to be anywhere between a first and a third round pick in the NFL Draft.  Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

By Dan Sostek / Sports Editor

January 21, 2016

When former Pitt wide receiver Tyler Boyd penned his farewell poem and left Pitt for the NFL draft, fans thanked the star wideout for his production. As it turns out, Tyler Boyd will need to produce even more, as various draft scouts grade Boyd as a second- or third-round talent leading up to April...

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