also been the Patriots ' special-teams captain for most of his career. Honorable mention: DL Kenyon Coleman , LB Akeem Ayers . Total number of picks from UCLA since 2000: 58 2017 draft picks from UCLA (5): DE Takkarist McKinley , Falcons
David Johnson goes before Todd Gurley in Lance Zierlein's recasting of the 2015 NFL Draft. Would Jameis Winston still be the first QB off the board if the Bucs had a chance to repick?
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Akeem Ayers (56) celebrates after intercepting a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Akeem Ayers (56) intercepts a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
themselves with a well-timed deal. Consider the New England Patriots , who have a history -- from Aqib Talib in 2012 to Akeem Ayers and Jonathan Casillas in 2014 and Jon Bostic in 2015 -- of making the most out of late-fall moves. They were at
Bill Belichick for 15 years in New England. The trade fits a recent pattern under Belichick, who acquired veterans Akeem Ayers , Jonathan Casillas and Jon Bostic for linebacker insurance and special teams options leading up to the trade deadline
Los Angeles Rams linebacker Akeem Ayers works out with trainer Jamal Liggin during off-season workouts at the beach in Santa Monica, Friday, March 18, 2016 in Santa Monica, CA. (Jeff Lewis/AP Images)
ability makes him a likely top-five selection. UCLA's Akeem Ayers and Georgia's Justin Houston are also possibilities ..... board as early as the third selection on draft day. Akeem Ayers , OLB, UCLA He has cemented his status as the second