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NFL Draft 2013 Update - Wideout Robert Woods of Southern Cal - Draft Insiders' Yearbook Scouting Report -

NFL Draft 2013 - Wideout Robert Woods of USC -
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Robert Woods of Southern Cal is one of the fast rising prospects in this NFL Draft class after an excellent workout at the Trojans pro day a few weeks ago. Woods has been a top 75 prospects since declaring for the NFL Draft 2013 in January, but his high level of development in the finer points of receiving has impressed clubs. His ability to play both outside and in the slot with the refined route running to be an immediate factor in three wideout sets. He has outstanding hands and the ability to adjust to the ball with keen instincts to read coverage and make adjustments in his routes and come back to the ball.

He has risen into the early second round off a fine workout and excellent career production with the possibility to being a surprise late first round selection. Several playoff teams, namely the Patriots, Packers, 49ers and Ravens have him high on their late first round/early 2nd round list. He could be the 3rd receiver off the board after Cordarrelle Patterson and Tavon Austin, both who are expected to be mid first round selections.

Photo - WR Robert Woods - Southern Cal

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Robert Woods #2 - Southern Cal - 6’ 200 - Sp. 4.50
Hindu Theory: Steve Smith

Agile athletic junior wideout completed an outstanding career that ranks him with the top performers in school history. Robert is a quick savvy receiver with fine athletic ability and the development to become an NFL playmaker. He has good size, speed and agility that combined with his toughness and savvy with the ability to run the full route tree. He has good speed, hands and the pass catching abilities to start early in his pro career. He moves well with the quickness off the line to get into his routes in fine shape and the ability to cut at the break point and separate from coverage. He is an athlete who fights through the jam successfully and rarely gets pushed off his route. He has been a consistent performer who hopes to follow the long USC legacy of fine NFL receivers. His production fell with an injury to starting QB Matt Barkley late last season. He uses his angular frame well to shield off defenders and has shown the ability to go over the middle and make the tough catch. He works the sidelines well, showing the ability to extend and make the difficult catch and stay in bounds with fine footwork and hands. He has the separation speed to get deep, though rarely used in the vertical game over his late career with sophomore sensation Marquise Lee their prime deep threat. He has the ability to track the ball and make good adjustments, using his fine body control and leaping skills to catch the ball at the highest point. In this class, he is one of the more athletic and experienced wideouts who shows the skill set to be a good pro within a short time. He has quick feet and excellent jumping ability to make a play in a crowd and be a dangerous red zone player. In his route running, he gets to top speed in good shape and maintains it with the ability to change speeds and separate. He catches the ball well and is a good runner after the catch. He is an athlete who has the package that scouts seek in a starter with reliable hands, good running skills and the quick moves and acceleration to make plays. He has learned to set up corners better with experience, but needs to develop changes of speed to be up to NFL standards. He has good body control with the ability to easily adjust to the ball in flight and make the difficult catch. He has the deceptive speed to separate in the deep game with the concentration to track the ball well.
The Numbers: As a junior, he started all 13 games and caught 76 passes for 846 yards, an 11.1 average and 11 TDs in the erratic USC offense. As a sophomore, he caught 111 passes for 1292 yards, an 11.6 yard average and 15 TDs, earning 1st team Pac-12 honors. Over his career, he caught 252 passes for 2930 yards, an 11.5 yard average and 32 TDs. At the NFL Combine, he came in just over 6’ and 201 lbs. He ran 4.51 and 4.54 times with a 33.5” VL, a 9’9” BJ and did 14 reps. He had ordinary agility drills of 4.47 short shuttle and 7.15 three-cone times.
The Skinny: Athlete with the ability to become a solid possession receiver within a short time. He is a quality prospect with the skill set to become an early starter and all the physical tools necessary to become a good #2 type receiver. He has the burst of deceptive speed to get behind the secondary, though is more a tough go to intermediate receiver. Athletic receiver with the talent to be a playmaker with the skills to make a difference in the right setting. In the mold of former Trojan wideout Steve Smith in size, speed, AA and LOD. Incredibly, he has fallen off an average type 2012 production and will most likely be selected in the late 2nd day. Clubs like the Chargers, Dolphins, Jaguars and Seahawks interested.
Draft Projection: 2nd Round

Frank Coyle is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe etc for the past 18 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.

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NFL Draft 2013 - Underrated Pro Prospects
Offensive Prospects

Zac Dysert - QB - Miami (Oh)
Matt Scott - QB - Arizona
Dennis Johnson - RB - Arkansas
Ronnie Wingo - RB - Arkansas
Devon Ramsay - FB/H-Back - North Carolina
Chris Harper - WR - Kansas St
Alec Lemon - WR - Syracuse
Russell Shepard - WR - LSU
Chris Gragg - TE - Arkansas
Luke Willson - TE - Rice
* Levine Toilolo - TE - Stanford
Kyle Reed - TE - Nebraska
Brian Winters - OG - Kent St
Hugh Thornton - OG - Illinois
* Chris Faulk - OT - LSU

Defensive Prospects

Cornellius Carradine - DE - Florida St
Malliciah Goodman - DE - Clemson
Devin Taylor - DE - South Carolina
A.J. Francis - DT - Maryland
Jared Smith - DT - New Hampshire
Jamie Collins - LB - Southern Miss
Sio Moore - LB - UConn
Sean Porter - LB - Texas A&M
Kiko Alonso - LB - Oregon
DeVonte Holloman - LB - South Carolina
D.J. Hayden - CB - Houston
Leon McFadden - CB - San Diego St
Brandon McGee - CB - Miami
Kayvon Webster - CB - South Florida
Steve Williams - CB - Cal

Frank Coyle is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe etc for the past 18 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.

Draft Insiders' - Top 100 Pro Prospects

NFL Draft 2013 – Top 100 Pro Prospects

Photo - DT Star Lotulelei - Utah

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NFL Draft 2013 – Top 100 Pro Prospects
* underclassmen – April, 2013 Rankings

Pro Prospect - Pos - School
1 * Luke Joeckel - OT - Texas A&M
2 * Sharrif Floyd - DT - Florida
3 * Dee Milliner - CB - Alabama
4 Eric Fisher - OT - Central Michigan
5 Lane Johnson - OT - Oklahoma
6 Dion Jordan - DE - Oregon
7 Chance Warmack - OG - Alabama
8 Star Lotulelei - DT - Utah
9 Jonathan Cooper - OG - North Carolina
10 * Cordarrelle Patterson - WR - Tennessee
11 Tavon Austin - WR - West Virginia
12 * Tyler Eifert - TE - Notre Dame
13 * Sheldon Richardson - DT - Missouri
14 * Bjoern Werner - DE - Florida St
15 * Barkevious Mingo - DE - LSU
16 Kenny Vaccaro - FS - Texas
17 Ezekiel Ansah - DE - BYU
18 * D.J. Fluker - OT - Alabama
19 * Xavier Rhodes - CB - Florida St
20 John Jenkins - DT - Georgia
21 *Jarvis Jones - LB - Georgia
22 * Damontre Moore - DE - Texas A&M
23 * Zach Ertz - TE - Stanford
24 * Eric Reid - FS - LSU
25 * Alec Ogletree - LB - Georgia
26 Matt Barkley - QB - Southern Cal
27 Desmond Trufant - CB - Washington
28 Sylvester Williams - DT - North Carolina
29 Jamie Collins - LB - Southern Miss
30 Geno Smith - QB - West Virginia
31 Manti Te'o - LB - Notre Dame
32 Kawann Short - DT - Purdue
33 Margus Hunt - DE - SMU
34 Johnthan Banks - CB - Mississippi St
35 Ryan Nassib - QB - Syracuse
36 Datone Jones - DE - UCLA
37 * Matt Elam - FS - Florida
38 Jesse Williams - DT - Alabama
39 Justin Pugh - OT - Syracuse
40 * De'Andre Hopkins - WR - Clemson
41 Menelik Watson - OT - Florida St
42 * Corey Lemonier - DE - Auburn
43 Terron Armstead - OT - Arkansas-Pine Bluff
44 Alex Okafor - DE - Texas
45 * Kevin Minter - LB - LSU
46 Quinton Patton - WR - Louisiana Tech
47 * Logan Ryan - CB - Rutgers
48 * Robert Woods - WR - Southern Cal
49 * Sam Montgomery - DE - LSU
50 Jonathan Cyprien - S - Florida International
51 Markus Wheaton - WR - Oregon St
52 Jamar Taylor - CB - Boise St
53 * Johnathan Hankins - DT - Ohio St
54 * Gavin Escobar - TE - San Diego St
55 * Eddie Lacy - RB - Alabama
56 Jordan Poyer - CB - Oregon St
57 Larry Warford - OG - Kentucky
58 Sio Moore - LB - UConn
59 * Travis Frederick - OC - Wisconsin
60 Cornellius Carradine - DE - Florida St
61 * Justin Hunter - WR - Tennessee
62 Blidi Wreh-Wilson - CB - UConn
63 Kyle Long - OG - Oregon
64 Trevardo Williams - LB - UConn
65 * David Amerson - CB - North Carolina St
66 Montee Ball - RB - Wisconsin
67 Travis Kelce - TE - Cincinnati
68 Tyler Wilson - QB - Arkansas
69 Terrance Williams - WR - Baylor
70 Barrett Jones - OL - Alabama
71 Arthur Brown - LB - Kansas St
72 * Gio Bernard - RB - North Carolina
73 Vance McDonald - TE - Rice
74 Johnathan Franklin - RB - UCLA
75 * Keenan Allen - WR - California
76 Phillip Thomas - SS - Fresno St
77 Khaseem Greene - LB - Rutgers
78 * Jordan Reed - TE - Florida
79 Robert Alford - CB - SE Louisiana
80 * Bennie Logan - DT - LSU
81 D.J. Swearinger - DB - South Carolina
82 Ryan Swope - WR - Texas A&M
83 * Stedman Bailey - WR - West Virginia
84 B.W. Webb - CB - William & Mary
85 * Da’Rick Rogers - WR - Tennessee Tech
86 E.J. Manual - QB - Florida St
87 Aaron Dobson - WR - Marshall
88 Chris Gragg - TE - Arkansas
89 Darius Slay - CB - Mississippi St.
90 * Tyler Bray - QB - Tennessee
91 Malliciah Goodman - DE - Clemson
92 Brian Schwenke - C - California
93 Marquise Goodwin - WR - Texas
94 * David Bakhtiari - OT - Colorado
95 Leon McFadden - CB - San Diego St
96 Andre Ellington - RB - Clemson
97 * Akeem Spence - DT - Illinois
98 * Kenny Stills - WR - Oklahoma
99 Dallas Thomas - OG - Tennessee
100 * Marcus Lattimore - RB - South Carolina

Frank Coyle is a long time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe etc for the past 18 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.

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NFL Mock Draft - Top Two Rounds Focus on Offensive Line

NFL Draft 2013 - Two Round Mock Draft -
* underclassmen/Compensatory picks Rounds 3-7

Photo – OT Luke Joeckel - Texas A&M

Team / Player / Position / School
First Round

1 Kansas City - * Luke Joeckel - OT - Texas A&M
2 Jacksonville - * Sharrif Floyd - DT - Florida
3 Oakland - * Dee Milliner - CB - Alabama
4 Philadelphia - Eric Fisher - OT - Central Michigan
5 Detroit - Lane Johnson - OT - Oklahoma
6 Cleveland - Dion Jordan - DE - Oregon
7 Arizona - Chance Warmack - OG - Alabama
8 Buffalo - * Barkevious Mingo - DE - LSU
9 NY Jets - * Cordarrelle Patterson - WR - Tennessee
10 Tennessee - *Jarvis Jones - LB - Georgia
11 San Diego - Jonathan Cooper - OG - North Carolina
12 Miami - Tavon Austin - WR - West Virginia
13 Tampa Bay - * Bjoern Werner - DE - Florida St
14 Carolina - * Sheldon Richardson - DT - Missouri
15 New Orleans - Ezekiel Ansah - LB - BYU
16 St. Louis - Kenny Vaccaro - FS - Texas
17 Pittsburgh - John Jenkins - DT - Georgia
18 Dallas - Star Lotulelei - DT - Utah
19 NY Giants - * Tyler Eifert - TE - Notre Dame
20 Chicago - * Xavier Rhodes - CB - Florida St
21 Cincinnati - * D.J. Fluker - OT - Alabama
22 St. Louis (Wash) - Sylvester Williams - DT - North Carolina
23 Minnesota - Desmond Trufant - CB - Washington
24 Indianapolis - * Damontre Moore - DE - Texas A&M
25 Minnesota (Seattle) - Jesse Williams - DT - Alabama
26 Green Bay - * Zach Ertz - TE - Stanford
27 Houston - * Keenan Allen - WR - California
28 Denver - * Eric Reid - S - LSU
29 New England - Jamie Collins - LB - Southern Miss
30 Atlanta - * Alec Ogletree - LB - Georgia
31 San Francisco - Datone Jones - DE - UCLA
32 Baltimore - Menelik Watson - OT - Florida St

Second Round
33 Jacksonville - Matt Barkley - QB - Southern Cal
34 San Fran (KC) - * Matt Elam - S - Florida
35 Philadelphia - Manti Te'o - LB - Notre Dame
36 Detroit - Johnthan Banks - CB - Mississippi St
37 Cincinnati (Oak) - Jamar Taylor - CB - Boise St
38 Arizona - Geno Smith - QB - West Virginia
- Cleveland - forfeits its #2 pick (WR Josh Gordon/supplemental draft pick)
39 NY Jets - * Corey Lemonier - DE - Auburn
40 Tennessee - * Kevin Minter - LB - LSU
41 Buffalo - Ryan Nassib - QB - Syracuse
42 Miami - Justin Pugh - OT - Syracuse
43 Tampa Bay - * David Amerson - CB - North Carolina St
44 Carolina - * De'Andre Hopkins - WR - Clemson
- New Orleans forfeits its #2 pick (penalty for player bounties)
45 San Diego - Terron Armstead - OT - Arkansas-Pine Bluff
46 St. Louis - Quinton Patton - WR - Louisiana Tech
47 Dallas - Jonathan Cyprien - S - Florida International
48 Pittsburgh - * Robert Woods - WR - Southern Cal
49 NY Giants - Margus Hunt - DE - SMU
50 Chicago - Larry Warford - OG - Kentucky
51 Washington - * Logan Ryan - CB - Rutgers
52 Minnesota - Kawann Short - DT - Purdue
53 Cincinnati - * Eddie Lacy - RB - Alabama
54 Miami (Indianapolis) - Alex Okafor - DE - Texas
55 Green Bay - Blidi Wreh-Wilson - CB - UConn
56 Seattle - * Johnathan Hankins - DT - Ohio St
57 Houston - * Gavin Escobar - TE - San Diego St
58 Denver - * Sam Montgomery - DE - LSU
59 New England - Terrance Williams - WR - Baylor
60 Atlanta - Jordan Poyer - CB - Oregon St
61 San Francisco - * Justin Hunter - WR - Tennessee
62 Baltimore - * Travis Frederick - OC - Wisconsin

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NFL Draft 2013 Rising Prospect – Tavon Austin

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Photo - WR Tavon Austin – West Virginia

Tavon Austin is a hot rising prospect entering the weeks before the NFL Draft 2013. His outstanding 2012 season and 2013 postseason has elevated him to a mid first round selection. His rare speed and quickness and natural running skills are ideal for the NFL game. He is earmarked to the Rams who hold two #1 picks, the 16th and 22nd overall selections. He would be an ideal fit for their young offense working with emerging QB Sam Bradford.

Tavon Austin #1- West Virginia -
5’9” 175 - Sp. 4.35 - Hindu Theory: Randall Cobb

Fast sure handed senior receiver/ returner completed an excellent career for WV, earning conference honors several time over his career. Tavon has been a consistently productive big play performer whether as a receiver, runner or return specialist. He combines explosive quickness and speed that allows him to make plays after the catch or returning kicks. He has shown consistent big play ability in those roles with the ability to make defenders miss or run away from them. Over his career, he has been a featured big play weapon for the wide open Mountaineer passing game and return units. He is a smallish all-purpose performer who has natural hands and running skills to fill a few key roles as a pro. He was a consistent playmaker in all roles and could earn the #3 job as a slot receiver early, in addition to both return duties. He is a reliable pass catcher who runs precise routes and displays sure hands that has allowed him to compensate for his lack of size. He is both quick and fast with the short area suddenness to create running room and hit an opening. He has top speed with the initial quickness to get into his routes nicely and the ability to make fast cuts at the break point and create consistent separation. He displays good AA and has a fine understanding of the passing game with the ability to adjust his routes and make the tough catch. He has the speed to get deep or take the short screen pass and make a big play using his natural running skills. Despite his marginal size, he displays the toughness and body control to make the difficult catch, take the big hit and hold on to the ball. He releases from the line quickly and fights thru the jam to get into his routes, though rarely tested as a collegian. After the catch, his top running ability makes things happen with his rare elusiveness to make defenders miss and speed to run away from tacklers. He is similar to the Packers’ Randall Cobb in speed, quickness, style and AA, though slightly smaller.
The Numbers: As a senior, he had 114 catches for 1289 yards for an 11.3 average and 12 TDs. He carried the ball 72 times for 680 yards and 3 TDs in addition to an 11 yard average as a punter returner with 1 TD and a 25.4 average as a KOR with 1 TD. It was a dynamic overall performance. As a junior, he had 101 catches for 1186 yards and 8 TDs for first team Big East. Over his career, he played in every game and had 288 catches for 3413 yards and 29 TDs and added 1070 yards rushing with 6 TDs and big plays as a returner. Over his career, he averaged 25 yards on kickoffs with 4 TDs with a 12 yard average as a punt returner including 1 TD. At the NFL Combine, he ran 4.34 and 4.36 times and did 14 reps. He had a 32” VL and a 10’ BJ with a 4.01 short shuttle. He performed very well in the receiving drills.
The Skinny: Very quick athlete with the ability to become an impact role player and probable starter. He is a good athlete with the talent to become an early RS with impact and game changing talent. He can be a slot receiver with the skill set to become a solid contributor. His top open field running skills gives his club a dangerous weapon in a number of roles. Highly-developed returner that must prove he can hold up to the physicality of the pro game, though he was rarely nicked up in college. He has the skill set to be a very good role player and he probably does not fall beyond the top 25 selections. Impact weapon in a few roles but must be used properly.
Draft Projection: 1st Round

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