10 College-Related Thoughts on the NFL Draft, Including Case Keenum

I'm not the draft expert that some of my Press colleagues are. Yet I do watch a lot of football, especially college football, and like every football fan, I have a few thoughts about some of the things that happened over this past weekend.

10. There are probably a bunch of Houston Cougar fans that are still really pissed off at Kevin Sumlin for ditching the school and heading to Texas A&M. But think about this: He must have done a hell of a coaching job because while the Cougars went 12-1 under his command last season, none of their players were considered worthy of being drafted into the NFL. So to get that record, with their lack of quality players, must mean that he's a really good coach, right?

9. More than likely, no Cougars getting drafted speaks more to how the rest of the country views the quality of competition in Conference USA than it does anything else.

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John Royal is a native Houstonian who graduated from the University of Houston and South Texas College of Law. In his day job he is a complex litigation attorney. In his night job he writes about Houston sports for the Houston Press.
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