Beginning Tuesday, April 2, Yahoo! Sports will debut an original online program, “Dream Chasers,” that will share the remarkable stories of six draft prospects pursuing their collective goal of making it to the NFL.
Produced by Yahoo!, the special six-part series followed these elite athletes for 10 weeks as they prepared for the NFL scouting combine in February. Players like Kenny Stills from Oklahoma and Kenjon Barner of Oregon bring viewers into their world by revealing their hopes and fears, triumphs and tragedies, memories from the past and visions of the future.
From Oregon’s Dion Jordan overcoming a career-threatening injury and becoming one of the most highly regarded prospects in this year’s draft, to Penn State’s Matt McGloin beginning his career in State College as a walk-on from Scranton, Pa., “Dream Chasers” gives viewers a unique understanding of what it takes to turn NFL dreams into reality.
Video release schedule:
Dion Jordan, Oregon: Tuesday, April 2
Kenny Stills, Oklahoma: Thursday, April 4
Kyle Long, Oregon: Thursday, April 11
Tony Jefferson, Oklahoma: Tuesday, April 16
Matt McGloin, Penn State: Thursday, April 18
Kenjon Barner, Oregon: Monday, April 22