NFL Draft

Josh Williams, a defensive back from Fayetteville State projected to be selected in the 2022 NFL Draft, told NewsOne in an exclusive interview that he wants to "rewrite what people think about HBCUs and their athletes."

The same pro football team that had a problem with Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem eagerly selected a player with a history of racist social media activity during the NFL Draft.

Shaquem Griffin, 22, made history on Saturday by becoming the first one-handed player to be drafted in the NFL.

University of Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen apologized after racist tweets from his high school years surfaced.

The NFL Draft is tonight and that means dozens of young men will become instant millionaires once their names are called, but many of them are already thousands and possibly millions in debt. Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now said, “When you see them walking across that stage dripping in diamonds, they’re already going to […]

Michael Sam was selected by the St. Louis Rams during the seventh round, No. 249, of the NFL draft, making him the first openly gay player in the NFL. RELATED: Michael Sam: NFL Prospect Announces That He’s Gay “We were very fortunate to have the supplemental choices,” Rams coach Jeff Fisher said on NFL Network. “You use […]

Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has decided to enter the NFL draft. SEE ALSO: Kevin Hart Is On Fire The exciting dual-threat quarterback is bypassing his senior season at Baylor and is projected to be one of the top picks in April. The news came Tuesday, exactly a month after Griffin became the first […]

NEW YORK – This draft was no party. Between the boos raining down on Commissioner Roger Goodell and the uncertainty created by a bitter labor battle, the NFL draft opened Thursday night lacking much of its usually festive atmosphere. What it wasn’t missing was intrigue and surprises — at least after the Carolina Panthers made […]