Apr 23, 2020 12:38 AM

NFL Draft opens Thursday

Posted Apr 23, 2020 12:38 AM

The NFL Draft is scheduled Thursday, Friday and Saturday although participants will be at multiple locations across the country.

The draft won’t stop for anything. While some teams expressed concern about not being able to host players for in-person visits and having to conduct the three-day draft virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic, agents and their clients are pleased it’s going on as scheduled. Agents incur high costs for clients leading up to the draft and not all of them get a return on their investment, especially if their players aren't selected in the early rounds or go undrafted.

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Apr 23, 2020 12:38 AM
David Sloan is transferring to East Tennessee State

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — East Tennessee State has signed guard David Sloan as a transfer from Kansas State. Coach Steve Forbes announced the addition to the team that won the Southern Conference Tournament title and went 30-4 this season.

The 6-foot Sloan spent his junior season with Kansas State, where he started nine of 32 games. The native of Louisville, Kentucky, averaged 5.3 points and 2.3 assists per game. He had 19 games with one turnover, including seven with none.

Sloan played his first two seasons at John A. Logan College, where he played with current ETSU forward Vonnie Patterson.