Search

Lineup

April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015

Table of Contents
April 20, 2015

INBOX
REX RYAN
  • After a tumultuous final act with the Jets, Rex Ryan has landed in Buffalo, instantly infusing the Bills with three qualities they've been short on since their Super Bowl heyday: personality, excitement and optimism

GOLF
  • With a pure putting stroke and a maturity that belies his 21 years, Jordan Spieth put on a record-setting show at Augusta and stamped himself as America's future star

WOMEN'S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
  • After winning his 10th title, UConn's top dog discusses John Wooden, his NBA fantasies and coaching (maybe) the best women's player ever

NFL 2015 DRAFT PREVIEW
Departments

Lineup

Features

This is an article from the April 20, 2015 issue

NFL

36 REX RYAN

Buffalo's new coach has brought new life to the Bills

By Jenny Vrentas

THE MASTERS

42 Jordan Spieth

The face of golf's future is the world's oldest 21-year-old

By Alan Shipnuck

NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP

48 UConn Women

The Huskies' top dog reflects after winning his 10th title

By Geno Auriemma

As told to Richard Deitsch

DEPARTMENTS

8 SI Now

10 Inbox

12 Leading Off

19 Scorecard

28 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Sarah Thomas on what it takes to be an NFL official

30 Faces in The Crowd

128 Point After

Jimmy Rollins: Honoring a Dodgers hero, as a Dodger

NFL 2015

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED

DRAFT PREVIEW

Double Issue

56 WINSTON VS. MARIOTA

By Austin Murphy

66 AMEER ABDULLAH

By Brian Hamilton

74 AMARI COOPER

By Andy Staples

88 SHANE RAY

By Joan Niesen

106 MICHAEL BENNETT

By Andy Staples

114 RYAN GRIGSON

By Michael Rosenberg

120 DRAFT LAUNDRY LIST

By Ben Baskin

122 MOCK DRAFT

By Chris Burke

126 ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL

By Ben Baskin

THE RANKINGS

54 SI 300

62 QUARTERBACKS

70 RUNNING BACKS

78 RECEIVERS

82 TIGHT ENDS

84 OFFENSIVE LINE

92 DEFENSE

SI has regional covers this week: Robert Beck for Sports Illustrated (Spieth); Clay Patrick McBride for Sports Illustrated (Ryan); John David Mercer/USA Today Sports (Auriemma); Todd Rosenberg for Sports Illustrated (Marcus Mariota & Jameis Winston)

PHOTOPhotograph by Clay Patrick McBride For Sports IllustratedSUCCESS IS BREWING Ryan held court with Buffalo fans at the Big Tree Inn.ILLUSTRATION