FOOTBALL: Varga performs for 28 NFL teams at Pro Day
In his final major event before the NFL Draft begins at the end of this month, Yale football running back Tyler Varga ’15 showed off his speed, power and skills in front of scouts from 28 NFL teams and two CFL teams during his Pro Day yesterday at the Star Hill Athletic Center in Tolland, Connecticut.
FOOTBALL: Seniors on display at Pro Day
Last Thursday, four Yale football players took to the turf in the Connecticut Sportsplex in North Branford, performing in front of three NFL scouts at Yale’s annual Pro Day, featuring prospects from across the state.
FOOTBALL: Columbia names familiar face as head coach
After competing against Al Bagnoli on the opposite sideline as the Penn football team’s head coach for the last 23 years, Yale would not have been surprised to see him again come fall. Yet in 2015, Bagnoli will trade in his Quaker blue for Columbia blue.
FOOTBALL: Injury limits Varga at Combine
Amid the main storylines that highlighted this weekend’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Yale fans may have noticed that one piece was missing: running back Tyler Varga ’15.
FOOTBALL: Reno recruits for Team 143
Although yesterday was National Signing Day for NCAA football, Ivy League-recruited athletes do not sign a National Letter of Intent. Despite the absence of letters, the list of football players headed to Yale next fall is nearly complete.
ONORATO: The holiday of hype
It certainly seems to be something more than just football. There is an incredible narrative that goes with the entire event that, although obvious, might be worth a second look.
FOOTBALL: Following Senior Bowl, Varga talks NFL future
The News got a chance to catch up with tailback Tyler Varga ’15 after a whirlwind week that saw the Kitchener, Ontario native burst onto the radar screen of all 32 NFL teams with a stellar performance at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
FOOTBALL: Varga shines in Senior Bowl
Saturday night in the fourth quarter of the Reese’s Senior Bowl, NFL Network commentator Mike Mayock and his crew could be heard singing the Yale fight song on national television. The reason? Tyler Varga ’15, Yale football running back and now a serious NFL prospect, was taking over the game.
FOOTBALL: Yale scores high-profile Hines
Yale football appears to have scored big in the offseason when Bo Hines, a wide receiver from North Carolina State, announced his intentions to transfer to Yale in the fall. Hines, a true freshman, led the Wolfpack in both catches and yards on the season.