Tyrod Taylor is the forgotten quarterback at the Super Bowl.
Everyone knows the starters, of course, Baltimore's Joe Flacco and San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick. They even know about Alex Smith, who started for the 49ers until he was sidelined with a concussion in November and Kaepernick stepped in. But what about the former Virginia Tech standout?
Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones is among those NFL players who want the league and the union to finally agree on a way to do blood testing for human growth hormone.
He says the NFL remains his goal "while college is only a five-year experience that you can't get back."
Backup quarterbacks were prominent among players cut Friday as teams whittled their rosters to the 53-man maximum.
Virginia Tech running back David Wilson set out to do big things this season. So far, so good.
Maybe it was because he didn't look or sound like a first-year starting quarterback. He towers over almost everybody he meets, his 6-foot-6, 254-pound body quickly giving away that he is not a typical 20-year-old. He has a deep voice and speaks with mature sureness, in thoughtful, complete sentences.
Jarrett Boykin's name doesn't float to the top of many discussions about the nation's top wideouts.
Jim Harbaugh is sure Stanford fans will show up for the Orange Bowl.