Pro Football Talk "More players than ever before will attend this year’s NFL draft. The league announced today that 30 prospects have confirmed they will attend, the most ever. That includes four quarterbacks — Blake Bortles (Central Florida), Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville), Jimmy Garoppolo (Eastern Illinois) and..." April 23
Bleacher Report "As the draft gradually approaches and the Houston Texans get closer to being officially on the clock, they face many questions with the No. 1 selection. In deciding whether to draft a quarterback, the Texans have to ask themselves: Is Blake Bortles the next Ben Roethlisberger? Before you skip..." April 22
Contra Costa Times "The Raiders' interest in quarterback prospects for this year's NFL draft conitinues, as evidenced by their meeting with Central Florida's Blake Bortles on Monday. Bortles is regarded by many as the top quarterback in next month's draft. The Raiders have the No. 5 pick, which means Bortles might..." April 15
Houston Chronicle "Two of ESPN’s draft experts, Ron Jaworski and Todd McShay, were among those singing the praises of quarterback Blake Bortles after his pro day on the Central Florida campus. “I was really impressed,” said Jaworski, a former NFL quarterback. “On a scale of 1 to 10 today, I’d say a 10. He was..." March 20
Houston Chronicle "Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles impressed a contingent of NFL people, including Texans coach Bill O’Brien and general manager Rick Smith, at his pro day inside the Nicholson Fieldhouse. Bortles (6-5, 232 at the combine) made every throw during a workout that lasted about 30..." March 19
USA Today "Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles is one of the top prospects in the upcoming NFL draft. The 2014 Fiesta Bowl MVP is pegged to go anywhere from No. 1 overall to late in the first round, meaning his combine performance and interviews will go a long way in determining his draft fate. So what..." February 27
New York Post "Competition for Geno Smith? According to ESPN New York, the Orlando Sentinel reported Monday the Jets met with Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles at the NFL Scouting Combine. The Jets, who own the 18th pick in the draft, were one of eight teams to interview the 6-foot-4..." February 25
Orlando Sentinel "Texans coach Bill O'Brien said he looks forward to seeing more of former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles during the NFL Scouting Combine. O'Brien addressed the obvious — his many connections to Bortles — during his press conference at the combine Friday. O'Brien was coaching at Penn State..." February 21
Orlando Sentinel "Former UCF quarterback Blake Bortles will throw at the NFL Scouting Combine this weekend in Indianapolis. Bortles posted on Twitter, “Dreamt [sic] about combine since I was a kid! Fired up to compete in all aspects of it, especially throwing!” He confirmed in a text message to the Orlando..." February 19
Central Florida QB Blake Bortles says that he will throw at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Pro Football Talk "With the Super Bowl in the books, the offseason speculation can officially begin. So other than the Seahawks having a parade this week, that means all eyes will be on the Texans, the owners of the first pick in the draft. Their need for a quarterback to replace Matt Schaub seems obvious, and..." February 04
Fansided "The Houston Texans are expected to target a quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, so they will need to decide which of the top quarterback prospects they prefer at the top of the draft Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater, Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M and Central Florida’s..." January 30
Rant Sports "The 2014 NFL Draft is filled with players looking to make it big at the next level. Among those players, Blake Bortles, a quarterback out of the University of Central Florida, has become one of the more hyped up players in this draft class. Many are impressed with Bortles’ lively arm and..." January 30
|3||Jaguars||Jadeveon Clowney||South Carolina|
|4||Browns||Johnny Manziel||Texas A&M|
|7||Buccaneers||Mike Evans||Texas A&M|
|9||Bills||Eric Ebron||North Carolina|
|10||Lions||Justin Gilbert||Oklahoma State|
Draft order yet to be confirmed. Pick order based on current standings.
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