Brad Kaaya Selected by Lions: Twitter Reacts to End of Miami QB’s Fall in Draft

Brad Kaaya Selected by Lions: Twitter Reacts to End of Miami QB's Fall in Draft
Brad Kaaya Drafted By Lions; Muhammad To The Saints
Despite leaving school early, Kaaya was considered a project for NFL teams. NFL.com's Bucky Brooks noted last October one NFL personnel executive said the Miami standout was "slow-footed, non-athletic" and said he was an "average quarterback who 

Friday's NFL drought became Saturday's downpour for the University of Miami. Eight Miami Hurricanes were selected on the final day of the NFL Draft – nine in all – including the one who Hurricanes fans undoubtedly thought might never be chosen.

Brad Kaaya to reunite with Al Golden, as nine Canes head to NFL

The Detroit Lions added the expected competition for backup quarterback Jake Rudock, selecting Miami quarterback Brad Kaaya in the sixth round. At this time last year, Kaaya was expected to be one of the top quarterbacks available, if not the top
Bye, Felisha: New Lions QB Brad Kaaya's mother played iconic 'Friday' role
Bye, Felisha: New Lions QB Brad Kaaya's mother played iconic 'Friday' role
2017 NFL Draft: Brad Kaaya endures long wait to become Detroit Lions draft pick (plus Miami Hurricanes roundup)
2017 NFL Draft: Brad Kaaya endures long wait to become Detroit Lions draft pick (plus Miami Hurricanes roundup)

Brad Kaaya knew his mother was an actress growing up in California, but he didn't realize how famous she really was until he went off to college at Miami. "In Los Angeles, there's a lot of other things going on and there's a lot of different types of … . Shortly after being selected by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, Brad Kaaya met with the media. Here's what he had to say. On what the wait this weekend has been like for him: “You know, while I had different expectations … . But it becomes a little bit more of a reality that the calendar is slowly ticking by when Detroit's newest quarterback, Brad Kaaya , who was drafted by the Lions in the sixth round on Saturday, said via a conference call that he grew up playing with …

Brad Kaaya might be disappointed about sliding to the sixth round, where the Detroit Lions selected the Miami quarterback with the 215th overall pick of the NFL draft. But multiple draft analysts believe that this could be a good opportunity for Kaaya …

2017 NFL Draft: Brad Kaaya endures long wait to become Detroit Lions draft pick (plus Miami Hurricanes roundup)

Bye Felisha: New Lions QB Kaaya's mom a cult figure from 'Friday'
Bye Felisha: New Lions QB Kaaya's mom a cult figure from 'Friday'
With the 215th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected quarterback Brad Kaaya out of the University of Miami. Brad Kaaya at Jon Gruden's annual Quarterback camp. Bob Quinn has now turned up the heat on last year's sixth-round pick and

Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn has a philosophy when it comes to drafting quarterbacks. “It's a premium position,”' Quinn said at his predraft news conference last week. “Not to say that we're taking one every year, but we evaluate the …

The way the names scrolled on the screen, one every few minutes, for hours. Time stood still as Brad Kaaya sat in his home in suburban Los Angeles, surrounded by dozens of friends and family members who flew in from locations like Miami, San Francisco

The Lions are pretty well set at quarterback with Matthew Stafford, but took the Miami signal-caller for depth. PFF Analysis Team | 7 hours ago. (Joel Auerbach/). (Joel Auerbach/)

Lions' sixth-rounders: DL Jeremiah Ledbetter, QB Brad Kaaya

Brad Kaaya Drafted By Lions; Muhammad To The Saints
Brad Kaaya Drafted By Lions; Muhammad To The Saints
The NFL draft always has a few back stories that are in turns inspiring, heartbreaking and joyful. This one is pop culture magic. Advertisement. Brad Kaaya, former quarterback for the University of Miami Hurricanes, was drafted in the sixth round by … . Allen Park – With two picks in the sixth round, the Detroit Lions finally added a defensive lineman, and followed it up with the addition of a third quarterback to the roster. With pick No. 205, the team snagged Arkansas defensive tackle Jeremiah …
'Canes finish strong in NFL draft with eight players selected on final day
'Canes finish strong in NFL draft with eight players selected on final day

It has been 11 years since the Miami Hurricanes were this active in the NFL draft. The Hurricanes had nine players selected during the three-day event, including eight on Saturday. That tied the 2006 and 2004 teams for second-most since the draft went … . PHILADELPHIA – Brad Kaaya is the all-time leading passer in the history of the University of Miami, but the Hurricanes quarterback tumbled in the NFL draft all the way down to the sixth round. The Detroit Lions ended Kaaya's long wait, drafting him …


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