If you played for either Clemson or Alabama in the NCAA Championship in Santa Clara two years ago, don’t turn the ringer off on your phone. Raiders head coach Jon Gruden or general manager Mike Mayock likely will be calling soon. On Saturday, the Raiders kicked off the third and final day of the draft
Steve has covered the Raiders in some capacity since their return to Oakland in 1995. He was the full-time beat writer from 1997-2010. for the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News and covered more than 400 NFL games, including four Super Bowls. He also is the co-author of a recently released book titled "Al Davis: Behind the Raiders Shield."