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Meteoric Mayo

Meteoric Mayo

Going from a third-round projection to a first-round pick in the National Football League Draft represents, without question, a meteoric rise. But the rise may not be ended for one former Tennessee Vol.

Despite a confounding third-round grade from the NFL Draft Advisory Council back in January, Tennessee's Jerod Mayo was so impressive at the Combine that he was taken with pick 10 in Round 1 last weekend. Moreover, he was selected by the draft-savvy New England Patriots, winners of three of the past seven Super Bowls. What can Mayo possibly do for an encore? Win NFL Rookie of the Year, of course...

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