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Random Ramsdom: Rams have met with Louisville RB Javian Hawkins

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: SEP 26 Louisville at Pitt Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Even after drafting a running back on day two of the past two drafts, the Rams continue to do their work on the position in regards to this year’s class.

According to Justin Melo of The Draft Network, the Rams were among a plethora of teams to have met with Louisville running back Javian Hawkins.

The 5’9, 196-pound Hawkins is heading to the NFL Draft after two productive and efficient seasons as a starter for the Cardinal that also included a school-record 1,525 rushing yards accumulated in 2019. In the eight games he played in prior to opting out of 2020, Hawkins posted 822 yards and seven touchdowns with a yards-per-carry average of 6.2, up from 5.8 in 2019.

Hawkins was a Second-Team All-ACC selection in 2019 as a redshirt freshman.

Now for today’s links.

Rams News:

Sean McVay discussed the new titles for some of of his coaching staff (

Kevin O’Connell was too important to the Rams offense for McVay to let him go (The Rams Wire)

McVay debunked the rumor that Rams offensive decline was due to Jared Goff (The Rams Wire)

The Rams must find a way to stop building dead cap (Ramblin’ Fan)

NFL News:

Mel Kiper’s newest first-round mock draft (ESPN)

Four potential scenarios for Russell Wilson (ESPN)

10 free agents who deserve more attention (CBS Sports)

Kyler Murray donated 60,000 meals to North Texas food banks (Bleacher Report)

Every team’s wide receiver situation prior to free agency (

All signs pointing to Corey Linsley leaving the Packers (