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Random Ramsdom: Rams have spoken with Tennessee State’s Chris Rowland

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According to this morning’s episode of Good Morning Football on the NFL Network, the Tennessee State University wide receiver Chris Rowland made an appearance and mentioned the Los Angeles Rams as one of the few teams that he’s had the chance to speak with up to this point. Rowland, along with dozens of other prospects from HBCU schools, lost the chance to perform in front of NFL personnel when the coronavirus pandemic forced the NFL to cancel the HBCU Combine in early March.

As a senior in 2019, Rowland was one of the most prolific wideouts in the country. This past season, he finished with 104 catches for 1,437 yards and eight touchdowns. He also did a little damage on the ground by taking 19 carries for 132 yards and one score.

As a junior, Rowland corralled 57 passes for 727 yards and five touchdowns.

Rowland also offers return value on special teams. In 2019, he took 14 returns for 166 yards and brought one back for a touchdown. On kickoffs, he took 15 kicks back for 355 yards and another score.

Now to the links.

Rams News:

The Rams release the final mock draft roundup of the offseason (

Stu Jackson highlights how WR Cooper Kupp can be a role model for others in this era of quarantine (

Cameron DaSilva shows us the trade value for every Rams pick in this year’s draft (Rams Wire)

Cameron DaSilva discusses seven targets the Rams could trade up for in the second round (Rams Wire)

Larry Brake wonders how soon the Rams will unveil their new uniforms (Ramblin’ Fan)

NFL News:

Sam Borden re-lives the moment when a kicker was drafted with the 17th-overall pick 20 years ago (ESPN)

Scott Polacek reports how Tom Brady was asked to leave a Tampa Bay public park (Bleacher Report)

Mike Chiari reports that Washington is open to trading out of the 2nd-overall pick (Bleacher Report)

Kristopher Knox highlights one misstep that every NFL team needs to avoid (Bleacher Report)

Doug Farrar gives us his NFL comparisons for this year’s top-50 prospects (The Draft Wire)