A lack of playmakers at receiver was the team’s Achilles’ heel last season. So the No. 1, 2 and 3 highest-rated players in the class all came from the same position, including the No. 1-rated junior college receiver, Stephen Guidry. — Scarborough
Hey, didn’t you used to be the Chiefs? Coach Andy Reid’s loyalty to QB Alex Smith is admirable in a “What have you done for me lately?” league. But it also might be exactly the wrong thing at the moment. The Chiefs’ once-promising season is falling apart. And a drastic move, like a switch to rookie QB Patrick Mahomes, could be the only thing that can save it.
Keeping this depleted team around .500 has been an accomplishment for Coach Jay Gruden. Talk of the playoffs isn’t realistic; this isn’t the AFC wild-card race, after all. The NFC wild-card chase is far less forgiving. But remaining competitive, under the circumstances, is more than anyone could have expected.
Then welcome Anthony Schwartz, Seth Williams and Matthew Hill, who could fill that need as three of the top six highest-rated players in Auburn’s class. — Scarborough
Tight end was a need for Michigan that could be included here, but offensive tackle became a need as well. As it currently stands, Michigan has tackle Jalen Mayfield committed as well as Ryan Hayes, but Hayes is listed as a tight end and could remain at that position. The coaches are still targeting tackle Jarrett Patterson, ESPN 300 Nicholas Petit-Frere and a potential grad transfer from Calvin Anderson, who is transferring from Rice. Michigan still has some work left to do to fill this need. — VanHaaren
P!nk’s performance of the national anthem in Minneapolis will be her first time appearing on the Super Bowl stage. The American singer, songwriter and actress has released seven studio albums, one greatest hits album, sold over 50 million albums equivalents, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at No. 1).