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Photo: DE Jadeveon Clowney - South Carolina

Defensive Prospects
Ends:

1. *Jadeveon Clowney, 6-6, 270 - South Carolina
2. * Stephon Tuitt, 6-5, 305 - Notre Dame
3. * Aaron Lynch, 6-5, 245 - South Florida
4. Jackson Jeffcoat, 6-5, 255 - Texas
5. * Scott Crichton, 6-3, 260 - Oregon St
6. Kareem Martin, 6-5, 260 - North Carolina
7. Trent Murphy,6-5, 265 - Stanford
8. James Gayle, 6-3, 255 - Virginia Tech
9. * Demarcus Lawrence, 6-3, 245 - Boise St
10. Ben Gardner, 6-3, 275 - Stanford
11. Taylor Hart, 6-5, 295 - Oregon
12. Chris Smith, 6-3, 265 - Arkansas
13. Chaz Sutton, 6-3, 250 - South Carolina
14. * Bud Dupree, 6-4, 255 - Kentucky
15. * Anthony Chickillo, 6-3, 265 - Miami
16. Michael Sam, 6-3, 255 - Missouri
17. Will Clarke, 6-6, 275 - West Virginia
18. Ryne Giddins, 6-2, 270 - South Florida
19. Ed Stinson, 6-3, 295 - Alabama
20. Cassius Marsh, 6-3, 275 - UCLA

Defensive Tackles:
1. Louis Nix, 6-2, 330 - Notre Dame
2. Daniel McCullers, 6-6, 375 - Tennessee
3. * Timmie Jernigan, 6-2, 295 - Florida St
4. * Anthony Johnson, 6-3, 305 - LSU
5. Ra'Shede Hageman, 6-5, 310 - Minnesota
6. Deandre Coleman, 6-5, 320 - California
7. Justin Ellis, 6-2, 320 - Louisiana Tech
8 Dominique Easley, 6-1,285 - Florida
9. Will Sutton, 6-1, 305 - Arizona St
10. Donte Rumph, 6-2, 325 - Kentucky
11. Calvin Barnett, 6-2, 300 - Oklahoma St
12. Bruce Gaston, 6-1, 305 - Purdue
13. Khyri Thornton, 6-2, 310 - Southern Miss
14. Calvin Tonga, 6-2, 330 - Colorado St.
15. Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe, 6-2, 305 - Boise St
16. Caraun Reid, 6-2, 300 - Princeton
17. Ashton Dorsey, 6-2, 295 - Texas
18. Derrick Hopkins, 6-0, 315 - Virginia Tech
19. Beau Allen, 6-2, 335 - Wisconsin
20. Aaron Donald, 6-0, 275 - Pittsburgh

Inside Linebackers:
1. * A.J. Johnson, 6-2, 245 - Tennessee
2.Shane Skov, 6-3, 245 - Stanford
3. Andrew Jackson, 6-1, 265 - Western Kentucky
4. * Trey Depriest, 6-2, 245 - Alabama
5. Chris Borland, 5-10, 250 - Wisconsin
5. Max Bullough, 6-2, 250 - Michigan St
7. Shawn Jackson, 6-1, 250 - Tulsa
8. * Eric Kendricks, 6-1, 230 - UCLA
9. Greg Blair, 6-1, 250 - Cincinnati
10. Caleb Lavey, 6-2, 235 - Oklahoma St

Outside Linebackers:
1. C.J. Mosley, 6-2, 235 - Alabama
2. Kyle Van Noy, 6-3, 235 - BYU
3. Anthony Barr, 6-4, 245 - UCLA
4. Jeremiah Attaochu, 6-3, 245 - Georgia Tech
5. Jonathan Brown, 6-1, 235 - Illinois
6. * Ryan Shazier, 6-0, 225 - Ohio St
7. Christian Jones, 6-3, 240 - Florida St
8. Prince Shembo, 6-1, 250 - Notre Dame
9. Khalil Mack, 6-3, 245 - Buffalo
10.Telvin Smith, 6-3, 220 - Florida St
11. Morgan Breslin, 6-2, 250 - Southern Cal
12. * Carl Bradford, 6-0, 245 - Arizona St
13. Ronald Powell, 6-3, 235 - Florida
14. * Adrian Hubbard, 6-5, 255 - Alabama
15. Dee Ford, 6-2, 240 - Auburn

Cornerbacks:
1. * Bradley Roby, 5-10, 195 - Ohio St
2. Jason Verrett, 5-9 185 - TCU
3. * Louchiez Purifoy, 5-11, 190 - Florida
4. * Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, 5-10, 190 - Oregon
5. * Deshazor Everett, 6-0, 190 - Texas A&M
6. Aaron Colvin, 6-0, 185 - Oklahoma
7. Carrington Byndom, 6-0, 180 - Texas
8. Justin Gilbert, 5-11, 200 - Oklahoma St
9. Kyle Fuller, 5-11, 180 - Virginia Tech
10. Dre Hal, 5-11, 195 - Vanderbilt
11. Deion Belue, 5-10, 180 - Alabama
12. Bene Benwikere, 5-11, 195 - San Jose St
13. Jaylen Watkins, 5-11, 185 - Florida
14. B.J. Lowery, 5-10, 190 - Iowa
15. Antone Exum, 6-0, 225 - Virginia Tech

Safeties:
1. Lamarcus Joyner, 5-8, 195 - Florida St
2. * Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, 6-0, 210 - Alabama
3. * Karlos Williams, 6-0, 230 - Florida St
4. * Derron Smith, 5-11, 195 - Fresno St
5. Craig Loston, 6-1, 210 - LSU
6. Tre Boston, 6-0, 205 - North Carolina
7. Ty Zimmerman, 6-0, 205 - Kansas St
8. * Calvin Pryor, 6-1, 210 - Louisville
9. Daytawion Lowe, 5-11, 205 - Oklahoma St
10. C.J. Bryant, 5-0, 195 - Ohio St
11. Terrence Brooks, 5-11, 200 - Florida St
12. Nickoe Whitley, 5-11, 195 - Mississppi St
13. Hakeem Smith, 6-0, 185 - Louisville
14. Ahmad Dixon, 6-0, 205 - Baylor
15. Deone Bucannon, 6-0, 200 - Washington St

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 20 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, CBS Sports, 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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Pro Prospect Rankings - NFL Draft 2014

Pro Prospect Rankings - NFL Draft 2014
Early 2013 Season Rankings * underclassmen

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Photo: QB A.J. McCarron - Alabama

Offense
Quarterbacks:

1. * Teddy Bridgewater, 6-2, 220 - Louisville
2. AJ McCarron, 6-3, 215 - Alabama
3. Tajh Boyd, 6-0, 225 - Clemson
4. Aaron Murray, 6-1, 210 - Georgia
5. Derek Carr, 6-3, 210 - Fresno St
6. David Fales, 6-3, 220 - San Jose St
7. Stephen Morris, 6-2, 210 - Miami
8. Logan Thomas, 6-5, 255 - Virginia Tech
9. Tyler Russell, 6-5, 220 - Mississippi St
10. Keith Price, 6-1, 205 - Washington
11. Zach Mettenberger, 6-5, 225 - LSU
12. Garrett Gilbert, 6-3, 225 - Southern Methodist
13. Tom Savage, 6-5, 230 - Pittsburgh
14. James Franklin, 6-2, 230 - Missouri
15. Bryn Renner, 6-3, 225 - North Carolina

Running Backs:
1. * Lache Seastrunk, 5-9, 2105 - Baylor
2. * Ka'Deem Carey, 5-9, 205 - Arizona
3. * Michael Dyer, 5-9, 210 - Louisville
4. Damien Williams, 5-10, 215 - Oklahoma
5. * James Wilder, 6-1, 230 - Florida St
6. Marion Grice, 5-11, 205 - Arizona St
7. Antonio Andrews, 5-11, 215 - Western Kentucky
8. * Charles Sims, 5-11, 215 - West Virginia
9. James White, 5-9, 200 - Wisconsin
10. Silas Redd, 5-9, 200 - Southern Cal
11. LaDarius Perkins, 5-9, 195 - Mississippi St
12. Dri Archer, 5-7, 175 - Kent St
13. * Bishop Sankey, 5-9, 205 - Washington
14. Marcus Coker, 5-11, 230 - Stony Brook
15. Glasco Martin, 6-0, 220 - Baylor
16. * Carlos Hyde, 5-11, 245 - Ohio St
17. David Fluellen, 5-11, 215 - Toledo
18. Charles Ross, 6-0, 230 - Rice
19. * Malcolm Mitchell, 6-0, 190 - Georgia
20. John Hubert, 5-7, 195 - Kansas St
21. Tim Flanders, 5-10, 200 - Sam Houston St.
22. Orleans Darkwa, 5-11, 210 - Tulane
23. Waylon James, 5-8, 205 - Texas Christian
24. Brennan Clay, 5-10, 200 - Oklahoma
25. AJ Blue, 6-1, 215 - North Carolina

Fullbacks:
1. Trey Millard, 6-1, 260 - Oklahoma
2. J.C.Copleland, 6-1, 270 - LSU
3. Trey Burton, 6-0, 225 - Florida
4. Ryan Hewitt, 6-3, 245 - Stanford
5. Jay Prosch, 6-0, 255 - Auburn
6. Chad Abram, 5-11, 240 - Florida St
7. C.J. Zimmerer, 6-0, 230 - Nebraska
8. Maurice Hagens, 5-10, 250 - Miami
9. Mike Trumpy, 6-0, 210 - Northwestern
10. Pat Zerbe, 6-0, 245 - Penn St

Wide Receivers:
1. * Marquise Lee, 6-0, 195 - Southern Cal
2. * Sammy Watkins, 6-0, 200 - Clemson
3. Jordan Matthews, 6-2, 205 - Vanderbilt
4. * Brandon Coleman, 6-5, 220 - Rutgers
5. * Jarvis Landry, 6-1, 195 - LSU
6. Cody Hoffman, 6-3, 215 - BYU
7. Jalen Saunders, 5-9, 160 - Oklahoma
8. * Allen Robinson, 6-2, 205 - Penn St
9. Mike Davis, 6-1, 195 - Texas
10. Kevin Norwood, 6-1, 195 - Alabama
11. * Odell Beckham, 5-10, 190 - LSU
12. Josh Huff, 5-10, 205 - Oregon
13. Ryan Grant, 6-0, 190 - Tulane
13. Jared Abbrederis, 6-2, 190 - Wisconsin
14. Devin Street, 6-3, 190 - Pittsburgh
15. * Kenny Bell, 6-0, 185 - Nebraska
16. Bernard Reedy, 5-8, 175 - Toledo
17. Chandler Jones, 5-10, 175 - San Jose St
18. Shaq Evans, 6-0, 210 - UCLA
19. Michael Campanaro, 5-11, 195 - Wake Forest
20. Noel Grigsby, 5-10, 175 - San Jose St
21. Eric Ward, 5-11, 205 - Texas Tech
22. Corey Brown, 5-11 190 - Ohio St
23. D.J. Coles, 6-3, 240 - Virginia Tech
24. Brandon Wimberly, 6-2, 225 - Nevada
25. Quinton Payton, 6-3, 215 - North Carolina St

Tight Ends:
1. * Austin Seferian-Jenkins, 6-5, 270 - Washington
2. * Eric Ebron, 6-4, 245 - North Carolina
3. * Xavier Grimble, 6-5, 250 - Southern Cal
4. * Colt Lyerla, 6-5, 250 - Oregon
5. Arthur Lynch, 6-5, 255 - Georgia
6. C.J. Fiedorowicz, 6-6, 265 - Iowa
7. Jacob Pedersen, 6-4, 240 - Wisconsin
8. Crockett Gillmore, 6-5, 255 - Colorado St
9. Ted Bolser, 6-5, 255 - Indiana
10. Chris Coyle, 6-2, 225 - Arizona St
11. Asa Watson, 6-4, 235 - North Carolina St
12. Justin Jones, 6-7, 275 - East Carolina
13. Jordan Najvar, 6-5, 260 - Baylor
14. Marcel Jensen, 6-5, 260 - Fresno St
15. Gator Hoskins, 6-2, 245 - Marshall
16. Asante Cleveland, 6-4, 260 - Miami
17. Kaneakua Friel, 6-4, 250 - BYU
18. Gabe Holmes, 6-5, 250 - Purdue
19. Matt Lehman, 6-5, 255 - Penn St
20. Joe Don Duncan, 6-3, 265 - Dixie St

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 20 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, CBS Sports, 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 Supplemental Draft 2013 - July 11, 2013

NFL Supplemental Draft 2013 - July 11, 2013
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Prospects for NFL Supplemental Draft 2013
The NFL will conduct the Supplemental Draft 2013 on Thursday, July 11th for players who rescind their remaining college eligibility. This draft has been a short process annually that considers special situations for players that are at least three years removed from high school. All 32 teams will participate in the weighted process that is divided into three tiers with six prospects entered for this year’s selection draft. Teams with six wins or less from last season will make up the first group, followed by a second group of non-playoff teams and finally a third group of the twelve 2012 playoff teams. Each team submits the name of the players via email that they want to draft with the round they would like to select them. The club with the highest selection will be awarded the player. In the case of two teams drafting the same player in a round, the club with the worse record last season will win the prospect.
Any team that uses a selection in the Supplemental Draft will forfeit their choice in the corresponding round of the NFL Draft 2014. The new draft prospects will be considered part of the rookie salary pool along with the players from the NFL Draft 2013 and they must fit under the current contract structure and overall salary cap. Last summer, the Browns used their #2nd round pick on wideout Josh Gordon, the only overall selection chosen in the process.

Though most prospects in a Supplemental class provides little initial impact because of the late signing while missing all of the mini camp practices, several players have played key roles on their clubs. The Brown’s Josh Gordon flashed big play ability last fall when he scored 5 TDs with an impressive 16.1 yard average. He has the skill set to give them a true #1 receiver with an offseason behind him. The Raiders chose QB Terrelle Pryor in the 3rd round two years ago and he will compete for the starting job this summer in training camp.

Prospects for NFL Supplemental Draft 2013
These players are eligible for the supplemental draft as they were also eligible, but did not declare for entry in the NFL Draft 2013 and have lost their eligibility for the upcoming college season.

WR DeWayne Peace - Houston
WR O.J. Ross - Purdue
DE James Boyd - UNLV
DE Toby Jackson - Central Florida
DT Nate Holloway - UNLV
CB Damond Smith - South Alabama

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 - Final Top 100 Pro Prospect Value Board

NFL Draft 2013 – Final Top 100 Pro Prospect Value Board Rankings

Photo – OT Luke Joeckel - Texas A&M

NFL Draft 2013 - Luke Joeckel heads deep Offensive line group that will dominate the first round and top 100 overall selections

Top 100 NFL Prospects NFL Draft 2013
Final Value Board - April 25th * underclassmen

1 * Luke Joeckel - OT - Texas A&M
2 * Sharrif Floyd - DT - Florida
3 Eric Fisher - OT - Central Michigan
4 Lane Johnson - OT - Oklahoma
5 * Dee Milliner - CB - Alabama
6 Dion Jordan - DE - Oregon
7 Chance Warmack - OG - Alabama
8 Star Lotulelei - DT - Utah
9 Jonathan Cooper - OG - North Carolina
10 * Tyler Eifert - TE - Notre Dame
11 Tavon Austin - WR - West Virginia
12 Ezekiel Ansah - DE - BYU
13 * Sheldon Richardson - DT - Missouri
14 Kenny Vaccaro - FS - Texas
15 * Xavier Rhodes - CB - Florida St
16 * Bjoern Werner - DE - Florida St
17 * Cordarrelle Patterson - WR - Tennessee
18 * Barkevious Mingo - DE - LSU
19 * D.J. Fluker - OT - Alabama
20 *Jarvis Jones - LB - Georgia
21 * Eric Reid - FS - LSU
22 * Alec Ogletree - LB - Georgia
23 Desmond Trufant - CB - Washington
24 Sylvester Williams - DT - North Carolina
25 Matt Barkley - QB - Southern Cal
26 * Robert Woods - WR - Southern Cal
27 Jamie Collins - LB - Southern Miss
28 * Zach Ertz - TE - Stanford
29 * Damontre Moore - DE - Texas A&M
30 Geno Smith - QB - West Virginia
31 Manti Te'o - LB - Notre Dame
32 Ryan Nassib - QB - Syracuse
33 Justin Pugh - OT - Syracuse
34 Margus Hunt - DE - SMU
35 Jamar Taylor - CB - Boise St
36 * Kevin Minter - LB - LSU
37 Menelik Watson - OT - Florida St
38 Jonathan Cyprien - S - Florida Inter
39 Datone Jones - DE - UCLA
40 * Matt Elam - FS - Florida
41 Terron Armstead - OT - Arkansas-Pine Bluff
42 Johnthan Banks - CB - Mississippi St
43 Cornellius Carradine - DE - Florida St
44 Kyle Long - OG - Oregon
45 John Jenkins - DT - Georgia
46 * Logan Ryan - CB - Rutgers
47 * Corey Lemonier - DE - Auburn
48 * Travis Frederick - OC - Wisconsin
49 Quinton Patton - WR - Louisiana Tech
50 D.J. Hayden - CB - Houston
51 E.J. Manuel - QB - Florida St
52 Kawann Short - DT - Purdue
53 * Sam Montgomery - DE - LSU
54 * Johnathan Hankins - DT - Ohio St
55 Alex Okafor - DE - Texas
56 * Gavin Escobar - TE - San Diego St
57 * Eddie Lacy - RB - Alabama
58 Jordan Poyer - CB - Oregon St
59 Larry Warford - OG - Kentucky
60 * Justin Hunter - WR - Tennessee
61 Blidi Wreh-Wilson - CB - UConn
62 D.J. Swearinger - DB - South Carolina
63 Trevardo Williams - LB - UConn
64 * David Amerson - CB - NC St
65 Markus Wheaton - WR - Oregon St
66 Sio Moore - LB - UConn
67 Arthur Brown - LB - Kansas St
68 Montee Ball - RB - Wisconsin
69 * De'Andre Hopkins - WR - Clemson
70 Jesse Williams - DT - Alabama
71 Travis Kelce - TE - Cincinnati
72 * Keenan Allen - WR - California
73 Barrett Jones - OL - Alabama
74 Vance McDonald - TE - Rice
75 Ryan Swope - WR - Texas A&M
76 Johnathan Franklin - RB - UCLA
77 Terrance Williams - WR - Baylor
78 Tyler Wilson - QB - Arkansas
79 Phillip Thomas - S - Fresno St
80 B.W. Webb - CB - William & Mary
81 Leon McFadden - CB - San Diego St
82 * Gio Bernard - RB - North Carolina
83 Khaseem Greene - LB - Rutgers
84 * Stedman Bailey - WR - West Virginia
85 * Jordan Reed - TE - Florida
86 * Bennie Logan - DT - LSU
87 * Da’Rick Rogers - WR - Tennessee Tech
88 Robert Alford - CB - SE Louisiana
89 Aaron Dobson - WR - Marshall
90 Chris Gragg - TE - Arkansas
91 Brian Schwenke - C - California
92 Darius Slay - CB - Mississippi St.
93 Malliciah Goodman - DE - Clemson
94 Brian Winters - OT - Kent St
95 Marquise Goodwin - WR - Texas
96 * David Bakhtiari - OT - Colorado
97 Andre Ellington - RB - Clemson
98 * Akeem Spence - DT - Illinois
99 * Kenny Stills - WR - Oklahoma
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 Draft 2013 - 'The Dirty Dozen' - Top 12 Small College Pro Prospects

Small College Prospects for the NFL Draft 2013

NFL Draft 2013 – Dirty Dozen – Top 12 Small College Prospects

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Photo - OT Terron Armstead - Arkansas Pine-Bluff

The Dirty Dozen - Top 12 Small College Players For the NFL Draft
Every NFL club scouts the nation in hopes of landing the next great sleeper prospect in the NFL Draft. The small college ranks has supplied many NFL Hall of Fame prospects over the past fifty years with a litany of stars like receiver Jerry Rice, runner Walter Payton and QBs Joe Flacco, Tony Romo and Doug Williams from programs like Delaware, Grambling and Jackson St. from across the nation. This year's class will produce several players in the top 100 picks. There should be as many as 25 draft selections over 7 rounds. It is an interesting group with several talented prospects mainly on the offensive line and in the secondary.

This year’s group of small college pro prospects ranks among the better classes of the past decade and is especially deep in the secondary. This is one of the better groups of small college defensive backs I have scouted and could rival last year’s group of talented pro prospects from the lower levels. I made my bones on scouting small college prospects like QB Joe Flacco, OG Jahri Evans, WR Miles Austin, QB and Tony Romo and defensive back Lardarius Webb. I was very high on all of those Pro Bowl caliber prospects when they struggled even getting invitations to any postseason events leading up to their NFL Draft class.

The highest rated small college prospects are OT Terron Armstead, wideout Da’Rick Rogers and CBs B.W. Webb and Robert Alford who should come off the board in the top 100 selections. Armstead heads a solid group of small college offensive linemen that could see as many as 5 to 8 prospects selected over the seven rounds. Armstead joins a terrific offensive tackle group and tested out the best in a talented group at the NFL Combine. He displays rare athleticism for a 320 lb. blocker. Wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers is an intriguing prospect who ranks with any pass catcher in this class. He combines fine size, athleticism and agility to contribute immediately in three wideout sets with the upside potential to be as good as any receiver in this entire class. The secondary and offensive line should provide many draft selections overall in the NFL Draft 2013 once again and the small college ranks should be well represented over the three days. Running back Miguel Maysonet is our offensive sleeper this year with the talent to shock people as a pro runner. He is an excellent goal line runner with the talent to be a huge surprise and become a 1A type back in a pro offense.

Note: In recent years, our highest rated small college players were QB Joe Flacco, corner Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Johnny Knox and Kendall Langford who were all early NFL starters. Some have performed brilliantly over their careers and become key performers in their clubs’ playoff runs.

The Dirty Dozen - Top 12 Small College Players For the NFL Draft
Players ranked below

1. OT Terron Armstead - 6’5” 320 lbs. - Arkansas Pine-Bluff
Powerful mobile lineman completed an excellent small college career starting at left tackle over most of his career. He projects to both tackle and guard with an early NFL starting grade on the inside. He has shown all the necessary physical tools to develop into an NFL starting left tackle. He is a blue chip athlete with fine footwork, flexibility and athletic ability. He can be one of the real gems in this class and is a rising prospect off excellent Senior Bowl and NFL Combine performances. He is our #1 small college prospect with the talent to start immediately inside. He could be the biggest bargain in this class in the 2nd round and rival the top prospects in this outstanding tackle class.

2. CB B.W. Webb - 5’10” 185 lbs. - William&Mary
Fast athletically gifted small college defensive back had a good postseason that showcased his fine skill set. He is one of the best pure cover man in this draft class. He had an impressive performance at the Senior Bowl and NFL Combine that moved him into the early rounds. He carries an early NFL starting grade off his fine measurables, skill set and fine postseason efforts. He probably plays in the nickel package very early in his career with definite upside as a starting corner within time.

3. WR Da’Rick Rogers - 6’2” 210 lbs. - Tennessee Tech
Big athletic small college receiver had a good postseason that has him moving up the rankings. At the NFL Combine, he checked in at just less than 6’2” and ran a 4.50 time on watches. He had a fine workout that validated his fine performance both at Tech and his early SEC efforts with Tennessee. He shows the separation speed to get behind the secondary and make the big play. He displays very good hands and the fine body control to track and adjust to the ball well in flight. He has been able to get deep and hit the home run. He is the best red zone receivers in this class and arguably the top receiver, though his off the field issues will keep him out of the top two rounds. Athlete with a nice combination of size, speed and receiving skills to be a true #1 receiver in the right offense. Potential Pro Bowler with maturity.

4. CB Robert Alford - 5’11” 190 lbs. - Southeastern Louisiana
Fast athletically gifted small college defensive back had a good postseason that has elevated his stock into the early rounds. He had an impressive performance at the Senior Bowl and NFL Combine that moved him into the top 100 prospects. He carries an NFL starting grade eventually at cornerback off his fine measurables, skill set and postseason efforts. He probably plays in the nickel package fairly early in his career with definite upside as a starting corner. He has the speed and physical talent to match up in the vertical game in man situations that elevates his stock. He faces a clear learning curve in zone coverage, but shows the raw talent and savvy to become a starting NFL corner.

5. DT Brandon Williams - 6’3” 320 lbs. - Missouri Southern St.
Powerful mobile lineman completed an excellent small college career that culminated with a strong performance at the Senior Bowl. He projects to both pro schemes inside at tackle with the ability to play the three technique or nose tackle spots. He has shown all the necessary physical tools to develop into an NFL starter and is a good athlete with excellent strength that translates to power in the middle. He has fine footwork, flexibility and athletic ability. He can be one of the real gems in this class and is a rising prospect off a good Senior Bowl performances. He is our #1 small college defensive line prospect with the talent to start immediately inside. He could be the biggest bargain in this class in the middle rounds.

6. DT Dontori Hughes - 6’4” 325 lbs. - Tennessee-Martin
Massive athletic tackle completed a good small college career after transferring from Tennessee. He shows the skill set to develop into an NFL starting lineman. He can play in either scheme at tackle with some thought of him playing end in five technique spot. He has the size, bulk, reach and footwork to earn a starting grade inside. He has shown all the necessary physical tools to develop and is a good athlete with strong base, footwork, technique and athletic ability. He can be one of the real hidden gems in this class and has NFL starting talent. We have scouted him extensively over recent seasons and rank him in a marginal Top 150 prospect. He could be a major sleeper and bargain with the talent to start early.

7. Safety Cooper Taylor - 6’3” 225 lbs. - Richmond
Big athletic small college defensive back had a good postseason that has elevated his stock into the early middle rounds. He had an impressive performance at the East-West Shrine week that earned him high grades for many scouts. He also had a strong Pro Day workout after incredibly not going to the NFL Combine. He carries an NFL starting grade eventually at safety off his fine measurables, skill set and good postseason efforts. He probably plays in the nickel package early at either safety or linebacker in his career with definite upside as a starting safety.

8. Safety J.J. Wilcox - 6’ 215 lbs. - Georgia Southern
Tough athletic small college defensive back had a good postseason that has elevated his stock into the middle rounds. He had an impressive performance at the Senior Bowl and NFL Combine that moved him into the top 125 prospects. He carries an NFL starting grade eventually at strong safety off his fine measurables, skill set and fine All-star performance. He moved to safety late in his career and needs some time to settle into a system and learn the finer points of defensive play. He is one of the premier special teams defenders in this class and capable of blocking kicks and winning the gunner role on coverage units. He is a versatile defender who is capable of playing early in all the package defenses.

9. RB Miguel Maysonet - 5’9” 210 lbs. - Stony Brook
Talented small college running back had a good postseason that has elevated his stock into the middle rounds. He did not workout at the NFL Combine due to a hamstring injury, but had an impressive Pro Day that probably keeps him as a 3rd day selection. He carries a possible NFL starting grade in time with the compact frame and natural cutting skills to create space. He probably plays on special teams and looks to win a kickoff return role. He has the package to become a 1A type fairly early in his career with definite upside as a starting feature back. Great late steal with starting talent.

10. FB/H-back Kyle Juszczyk - 6’1” 235 lbs. - Harvard
Mobile small college fullback/tight end has improved over his career, showing the versatility to fill a few roles for a pro offense. He completed his career with a strong performance including the Senior Bowl week and NFL Combine. He has a quick burst to the line with fine hands and run after the catch ability to be a strong factor in a pro passing game. He has the talent to fill a few roles including H-back with the speed to make a play. He has proven to be a very reliable receiver with top hands and the ability to make yardage after the reception. He did not attend the NFL Combine, though at his Pro Day, he run in the 4.7 range with a strong performance as a receiver. At the Senior Bowl, he showed good technique as a blocker to be up to NFL standards. Excellent 3rd day value with the upside potential to become a starter in time and good early role performer.

11. DE Mike Catapano - 6’4” 270 lbs. - Princeton
Tough mobile defender had an excellent final season that earned him postseason invitations. He has intriguing measurables with the size and speed to fill the end position in the 4-3 set. He has the talent to help immediately in a line rotation. He needs to settle into a defense and learn the scheme and improve his initial reads to face NFL caliber blockers. He had a very good performance at the East-West week that moved him into the top 200 prospects. He carries an NFL starting grade eventually off his fine measurables, skill set, intangibles and postseason efforts. He probably plays in the nickel package fairly early in his career where his pass rushing talent earns him playing time. He is capable of being an early serviceable defender with starting potential in time.

12. LB Keith Pough - 6’2” 235 lbs. - Howard U (Md)
Rangy tough defender had a strong performance at the small college level. He has the size, quickness, instincts and toughness to play either side in the standard 4-3 set. He has keen instincts and his strength translates well to the field, though he has only adequate speed and quickness to run with receivers and match up with tailbacks. He has the nice athleticism to make the adjustment to the pro game, though he must show he has the skill set to be a surprise and could start fairly soon in his career. During his Pro Day workout, he improved his forty times in the mid 4.7 time range after a disappointing 4.90 time at the NFL Combine. He ranks in our Top 250 prospects in this report.

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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Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Team Report

Philadelphia Eagles - 4-12 -
Head Coach - Chip Kelly - 1st year
Key Team Needs: 1. OT 2. DL 3. WR 4. LB 5. RB

Draft Insiders' - NFL Team Report 2013 (33 pages) Available Now - Order Today

Photo – OT Eric Fisher - Central Michigan

Eagles Team Report - Head Coach - Chip Kelly
1st Round Pick - 4th selection - 9 total picks

1. Offensive Line - The Eagles lost starting left tackle Jason Peters with an Achilles tendon injury that cost him the 2012 season. Their line struggled mightily all season and will be hard pressed to pass on one of the premier tackles in this rare class. They love LOT Eric Fisher and Lane Johnson and either could be their top pick. They could add an interior center/guard fairly early in the process with Barrett Jones highly coveted. They could draft into the center position with a prospect like Travis Frederick possibly available in the 2nd round. They also like OT Menelik Watson who could be available with their #2 pick.

2. Defensive Tackle - The Eagles have invested several high picks at this position with only Fletcher Cox and Mike Patterson playing up to their potential. Cox is a cornerstone defender here. Patterson signed with the Giants. They may address this position again in the early rounds and draft into the deepest position on defense. With their top selection, they have DT Sharrif Floyd high on their value board. They also like DT Sylvester Williams and Johnathan Hankins very much in the 2nd round.

3. Wide Receiver - The Eagles could address this area despite talent on this unit. They are disappointed in vet Jeremy Maclin. They may be tempted to select Robert Woods or Keenan Allen in the 2nd round. They also like Stedman Bailey and Aaron Dobson in the 3rd round. They could address this area later in the middle rounds and like Da’Rick Rogers and Chris Harper and they will get strong consideration. Expect a few high draft selections here with return skills considered with a prospect like Denard Robinson in the middle round area.

4. Linebacker - The Eagles signed veteran LB Connor Barwin to provide outside pass pressure. They like several of their young prospects especially #2 pick last April, Mychal Kendricks. He plays well in either pro scheme with versatility for a few positions. They have little depth behind starters and the addition of a quality early defender is critical. They may address this unit twice over the three-day draft.

5. Quarterback - The Eagles starting QB Michael Vick returns, but is on a year to year basis currently. Young Nick Foles is being hyped as the heir apparent, but is still a raw prospect. Eagles do a great job of promoting their backups with little production when given starting opportunities. They will probably invest in an early round addition like E.J. Manuel, Tyler Bray or Tyler Wilson good fits for the #3 jobs.

Insiders’ Insights
The Eagles win the Super Bowl every March and April. Unfortunately, it is played every February. They missed the playoffs the past two seasons despite being an aggressive club who moves up for certain players. This year, they have 9 picks to maneuver in the early rounds. They have clear needs along the defensive and offensive lines. They addressed their secondary in FA with a completely new veteran unit. They hope to parlay their top picks into early starters. They will focus on offensive and defensive linemen and like OT Eric Fisher, DT Sharrif Floyd and ‘Ziggy’ Ansah in the 1st round. They will probably be tempted with a top-flight receiver available with their #2 selection and like Robert Woods after he had an impressive pro day. They also like receivers Aaron Dobson and Da’Rick Rogers in the 3rd round. They may find a few highly regarded prospects like OT Menelik Watson, DE Datone Jones and DT Sylvester Williams on the board in the early 2nd round. They have done extensive work on OT Menelik Watson and will give him 2nd round consideration if they select DT Sharrif Floyd with their top pick.

1st Round Pick - OT Eric Fisher - Central Michigan - He could be the best of a great class of tackles.
Alternate Pick - DT Sharrif Floyd - Florida - Fine athlete has the skill set to be a top interior rusher.

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NFL Draft 2013 - Underrated Pro Prospects

NFL Draft 2013 - Underrated Pro Prospects
Over 300 NFL Draft Yearbook 2013 Scouting Reports – available now

Photo - FB Devon Ramsay - North Carolina

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.

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