The Panini America 2011 NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut Interview: Mark Ingram

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eed1KgkRMs&w=565&h=454]  Mark Ingram delivered more than his share of chapters to the Alabama record book on his way to becoming one of the greatest running backs in the history of college football. Heck, his legendary 2009 season alone -- 1,658 yards, a 6.1 ypc average, 20 total touchdowns -- was worthy of a book all by itself. In addition to carrying the…

The Panini America 2011 NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut Interview: Rahim Moore

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqgqBEpB_DA&w=565&h=454]  Most experts had UCLA's Rahim Moore pegged as the top-ranked safety on the board in last week's 2011 NFL Draft. The defense-depraved Denver Broncos obviously felt the same way, taking the athletic playmaker with the 45th overall pick. The night before he was selected, Moore took time for an exclusive interview inside the Panini America Players Lounge at the 2011 NFL PLAYERS Rookie…

Panini America on Location: Sights, Sounds from the 2011 NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut

NEW YORK -- Panini America officials spent a wild, restless and rookie filled weekend in New York  City as a major sponsor of the second annual NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut in conjunction with the 2011 NFL Draft. The company spent quality time with several of this weekend's highly touted draft picks, including Blaine Gabbert, Von Miller, Julio Jones and Mark Ingram…

Live from New York: Panini America at the 2011 NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut

NEW YORK -- Last night's riveting first round of the 2011 NFL Draft paved the way for a productive start to Friday for Panini America, on location at the W Hotel in Times Square for the second annual NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut. Earlier this morning, first-round picks Prince Amukamara (No. 19 overall to the New York Giants) and Cameron Jordan (No. 24…

Panini America Teams with NFL PLAYERS for Rookie Debut at the 2011 NFL Draft

  Panini America, the world’s largest sports and entertainment collectibles company and the exclusive trading card partner of the 2011 NFL Draft, announced today that it has joined as a sponsor of this week’s NFL PLAYERS Rookie Debut in New York City. The event, now in its second year, kicks off Thursday and will be attended by more than 20 of…

Feeling the Draft: Panini America’s Monday Mail Day Full of On-Card Greatness (Video)

  The must-see experience that is the 2011 NFL Draft officially kicks off in primetime Thursday evening, which means we're now one week closer to another rookie-filled event that football collectors refuse to miss: The arrival of 2011 Panini Prestige Football. Slated for a May 18 release, 2011's first fully licensed NFL trading card set will deliver the market's first true Rookie Cards…

The Panini America Interview: Skyrocketing 2011 NFL Draft Sensation Andy Dalton

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LInpUuqc-8c&w=585&h=359]  In the early January days after quarterback Andy Dalton led Texas Christian University to a win over Wisconsin in the 2011 Rose Bowl (punctuating one of the greatest seasons in Horned Frogs history with a No. 2 ranking in the final BCS standings), ESPN draft expert Todd McShay considered the unassuming star worthy of a third- or fourth-round pick in next week's 2011 NFL Draft.…