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  • #16
    Christine Michael RB A&M is another guy getting big time reviews so far early on this wk for Shrine Game.. Heres a list of guys i get the feeling are having biggest wk's so far, judged on diffrent reports i'm reading..


    Jasper Collins WR Mt.Union- Hes gonna get drafted in mid rds, because hes doing so well at shrine game, adn the success of Shorts and Garcon ahead of him.. Hes been great so far this wk at shrine practices

    Christine Michael RB A&M- He looks great so far, from what i gather..

    Kerwynn Williams RB Utah St- i love this kid, and from report posted on here, said he looks good, showing breakaway speed and shiftiness, and hes obviously got stout hands outta backfield, and had multiple interviews all ready from teams, so his stock is doing well..

    Blaize Foltz G TCU

    Keith Pough LB Howard- THis kids a leader, and is vocal and physical.. Hes a NFL player, and all reports are his stock has done well so far..

    Earl Wolff S NC State- Another one of my prime sleepres, Wolffs stock is clearly on the rise, as its nothing but positives so far on him..

    Rod Sweeting/Demontre Hurst, Micah Hyde, Terry Hawthorne, Brandon McGee- These CB's have had either 2days of good reports or at least one days worth of good reports..

    David Bass DE Mizzo West St- THis kids looking like a natural pass rusher, and is a very intersting prospect..

    William Campbell DT Michigan- Huge reports from basically every outlet on this DT..

    Sio Moore LB UCONN- Another sleeper i like, has multiple reports of playing fantastic ball so far, and made some nasty licks, drawing big oohs and awws from scouts...

    Colby Cameron QB La Tech/ Nathan Stanley QB SE La- The best QB's so far, and especially Stanley..

    Ray Graham RB Pitt- All good reports on the productive pitt back so far...

    Cooper Taylor S Richmond- Continues to get good reports around the web from his play past 2 days..

    Gerald Hodges LB Penn St- Helping his stock tremendously and is the best player here..


    I might of missed a few, but these guys have multiple outlets saying there doing well, and others might have one outlet or whatever, but these guys are consensus..

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    • #17
      Originally posted by nycsportzfan View Post
      Christine Michael RB A&M is another guy getting big time reviews so far early on this wk for Shrine Game.. Heres a list of guys i get the feeling are having biggest wk's so far, judged on diffrent reports i'm reading..


      Jasper Collins WR Mt.Union- Hes gonna get drafted in mid rds, because hes doing so well at shrine game, adn the success of Shorts and Garcon ahead of him.. Hes been great so far this wk at shrine practices

      Christine Michael RB A&M- He looks great so far, from what i gather..

      Kerwynn Williams RB Utah St- i love this kid, and from report posted on here, said he looks good, showing breakaway speed and shiftiness, and hes obviously got stout hands outta backfield, and had multiple interviews all ready from teams, so his stock is doing well..

      Blaize Foltz G TCU

      Keith Pough LB Howard- THis kids a leader, and is vocal and physical.. Hes a NFL player, and all reports are his stock has done well so far..

      Earl Wolff S NC State- Another one of my prime sleepres, Wolffs stock is clearly on the rise, as its nothing but positives so far on him..

      Rod Sweeting/Demontre Hurst, Micah Hyde, Terry Hawthorne, Brandon McGee- These CB's have had either 2days of good reports or at least one days worth of good reports..

      David Bass DE Mizzo West St- THis kids looking like a natural pass rusher, and is a very intersting prospect..

      William Campbell DT Michigan- Huge reports from basically every outlet on this DT..

      Sio Moore LB UCONN- Another sleeper i like, has multiple reports of playing fantastic ball so far, and made some nasty licks, drawing big oohs and awws from scouts...

      Colby Cameron QB La Tech/ Nathan Stanley QB SE La- The best QB's so far, and especially Stanley..

      Ray Graham RB Pitt- All good reports on the productive pitt back so far...

      Cooper Taylor S Richmond- Continues to get good reports around the web from his play past 2 days..

      Gerald Hodges LB Penn St- Helping his stock tremendously and is the best player here..


      I might of missed a few, but these guys have multiple outlets saying there doing well, and others might have one outlet or whatever, but these guys are consensus..
      I have heard good things of Zac Stacy so far. I like him very much.

      I also agree about Earl Wolf, though I am not sure he qualifies as a "sleeper." This is a good safety class in my opinion.

      Another guy who never played in a system that suits his skillset, but FSU's Anthony Mccloud is going to make some 34 team very happy as a NT. He won penetrate, he wont get very many TFL or Sacks, but he will consume 2 blockers and he wont give up ground doing it. I could see a team like the Steelers or possibly New England looking at him to replace their aged and possibly retiring NT. He actually reminds me a a little of Casey Hampton, 1 of the more underrated players in the NFL over the last decade+.
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      • #18
        Originally posted by nycsportzfan View Post
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        Cooper Taylor S Richmond- Continues to get good reports around the web from his play past 2 days..
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        He interests me. I still believe the next evolution of the safety will be to a taller guy who can help vs Tight ends who are tearing the league apart right now.
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        • #19
          Originally posted by BlueSanta View Post
          I have heard good things of Zac Stacy so far. I like him very much.

          I also agree about Earl Wolf, though I am not sure he qualifies as a "sleeper." This is a good safety class in my opinion.

          Another guy who never played in a system that suits his skillset, but FSU's Anthony Mccloud is going to make some 34 team very happy as a NT. He won penetrate, he wont get very many TFL or Sacks, but he will consume 2 blockers and he wont give up ground doing it. I could see a team like the Steelers or possibly New England looking at him to replace their aged and possibly retiring NT. He actually reminds me a a little of Casey Hampton, 1 of the more underrated players in the NFL over the last decade+.
          Well, when u look around the web and u see normally a 6th-7th rd draft pick, and u barley hear his name around here unless its u or I talking about em, i'd say hes a sleeper.. Like i said months ago, i don't think he desrves sleeper, as his plays been better, but for some reason, he hasent caught on that much, all though he is somewhat now, with his shrine practice play..

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          • #20
            Originally posted by 2014SuperBowl
            Terry Hawthorn and Brandon McGee sound like the top standout DBs on their respective rosters is what I heard and read as well.....same goes with Ray Graham (although, we already have a similar RB in Wilson)
            Yes, but Demontre Hurst, Rod Sweeting and Micah Hyde have gotten solid reviews to above solid as well..

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            • #21
              Originally posted by 2014SuperBowl
              also OT Armstead......

              "I can’t help but be impressed by the progress being made by #78/TERRON ARMSTEAD/Arkansas Pine-Bluff. He’s a mountain of a man at 6’5/310 ( with room to grow even bigger), He’s spending most of his time now out at LT and is burying people in one-on-one confrontations. He moves his feet well for his size and is really gatting the hang of arm and hand use. His arms are like vines, so once he gets the hang of utilizing them to max effect in pass pro he’s going to be tough to get around. He also put some very good DL on their butts with pancake blocks this morning."
              Ya, TJ JOHNSON C S.CAROLINA is someone to look out for as well.. That size and demeanor will go along way.. A real strong, tough, big kid with a great Centers demeanor on em.. That kid is gonna bea starter in the NFL, i can feel it...

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              • #22
                Originally posted by Buddy333 View Post
                Agree. Jefferson never really had a great QB throwing to him and he also just switched to TE in college. He was recruited as a QB. Harrison has been under the radar for a long time. He wasn't heavily recruited and also never had a really good QB throwing o him. He has great size and speed.
                Harrision is really put together he sure looks like an NFL receiver. I have to think he will valued more by NFL Scouts than he is by most draftniks.

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                • #23
                  Originally posted by Redeyejedi View Post
                  Harrision is really put together he sure looks like an NFL receiver. I have to think he will valued more by NFL Scouts than he is by most draftniks.
                  Ya, he'll have to fight with guys like Rodney Smith, who are very similar prospects.. I'd like to take a look at Jasper Collins from Mt Union in the late rds.. He seems like a good slot reciever type, route runner, who can get deep on occasion... Hes having a heck of a wk at the shrine practices, thats for sure..

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                  • #24
                    what about zeke motta? seems to always be around the ball.

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                    • #25
                      A lil humor for all here....


                      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gODZzSOelss
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                      • #26
                        I love this TJ Johnson C S.Carolina kid the more i learn about em.. Hes a big dude at 6ft 5in 319lbs and extremely strong and Physical.. This is the kinda Center u want.. He plays through the whistle and has tremendous leadership skills.. I would not be shocked to see Johnson end up as a longtime starting Center in teh NFL...

                        Anyhow, heres Waltsfootballs Stock up/ Stock down from Practice wk at shrine..


                        2013 NFL Draft Stock Up

                        Christine Michael, RB, Texas A&M
                        Michael had a phenomenal week of practice and probably helped himself more than any other prospect at the East-West Shrine. The 5-foot-11, 215-pounder showed off an impressive skill set. He ran with quickness, power, balance, vision and cutting ability. In every practice, Michael stood out.

                        As a senior in 2012, Michael totaled 417 yards on 88 carries (4.7 average) and 12 touchdowns. Injuries kept Michael from playing a full season in 2011 and 2010. In 2011 before going down with a knee injury, he outshined teammate Cyrus Gray. Michael led Texas A&M in rushing prior to the injury. He averaged six yards per carry with 899 yards and eight touchdowns. Michael was knocked out during the 2010 season too, breaking his tibia in the eighth game. He had 631 yards rushing with four touchdowns and a five yard per carry average. Michael had 844 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns as freshman, averaging 5.1 yards per carry.

                        Sources told WalterFootball.com that the Jets, Packers and Saints were showing a lot of interest in Michael. Green Bay general manager Ted Thompson was really watching Michael closely in practice. Tampa Bay and Chicago also displayed interest. After his strong week, Michael looks like he has vaulted his stock into the mid-rounds and it is possible he could sneak into the second day. Sources indicated that teams believe Michael has starting potential.

                        Gerald Hodges, OLB, Penn State
                        The Penn State standout didn't receive the opportunity to play in a bowl game, but he made up for it with an impressive week of practice at the East-West Shrine. Hodges was a tough run defender who showed nice speed to the perimeter. He was physical in the tackle box with the power to take on blockers and hold his ground.

                        NFL teams love versatility, and Hodges showed that at the East-West practices. He played middle and outside linebacker in a 4-3 set. That could lead to some teams could play Hodges on the inside, but at the very least he should be able to handle middle responsibilities if an injury occurred.

                        As a senior, Hodges played really well with 109 tackles, 8.5 tackles for a loss, seven passes broken up, one forced fumble and two interceptions in 2012. He still has room for improvement with shedding blocks, but with good development he could be a starter in the NFL.






                        Josh Evans, S, Florida
                        The Gators' safety was consistently good all week at the East-West Shrine. Evans was overshadowed by teammate Matt Elam last season, but he was a rock-solid safety in his own right. In the practices, Evans was clearly a good run defending safety. He has good tackling technique and worked his way into position to make tackles. Evans clearly has been groomed well in the running SEC to defend the ground game.

                        Evans also showed impressive coverage skills. He did a nice job of picking up receivers and tight ends. He ran with them downfield and had consistently tight coverage. The coaches gave Evans a lot of praise and a lot of teams were showing interest in him, the Bears especially.

                        As a senior, Evans had three interceptions with 83 tackles, three passes batted away and 2.5 sacks. With his strong week of practice Evans could be an early-round pick on the third day of the NFL Draft.

                        Caleb Sturgis, K, Florida
                        It isn't common for kickers to rise up boards in the postseason, but Sturgis could be accomplishing that. Sturgis was phenomenal in the practices at Mobile. He displayed good accuracy with a booming leg. With ease Sturgis was drilling field goals from 54 and 56 yards. It looked like he had the power to make kicks from around 60 yards.

                        As a senior, Sturgis was 24-of-28 on his field goals with plenty of clutch kicks. The Gators' offense was inconsistent, but Sturgis helped them produce points when drives stalled. It wouldn't be surprising if Sturgis got consideration on the third day of the draft as a fourth or fifth-rounder.





                        Jasper Collins, WR, Mount Union
                        Mount Union has produced some quality NFL receivers with Pierre Garcon and Cecil Shorts. Collins is the latest in line and showed some nice ability at the East-West Shrine. The 6-foot, 190-pounder is very fast and runs his routes with quickness. The East-West quarterbacks struggled to get Collins the ball, but he was regularly getting separation from defensive backs.

                        The success of Shorts and Garcon should help Collins. He may not make it into the mid-rounds, but Collins' receiving and special teams return ability could get him drafted.

                        Demontre Hurst, CB, Oklahoma
                        Hurst had a quality senior season and was part of a good cornerback tandem with Aaron Colvin. Even though Hurst didn't record an interception, he showed nice coverage ability with nine passes broken up and 59 tackles. He wasn't dominant, but he was consistently sound in coverage. The Sooners played Hurst in a lot of man coverage in 2012, so he is used to being on his own.

                        At the East-West Shrine, Hurst continued to show man coverage skills. He also did well in zone. He has plus flexibility to flip his hips and run with receivers. This performance should help him to be a mid-rounder.

                        T.J. Johnson, C, South Carolina
                        There weren't too many offensive linemen who had good weeks in St. Petersburg, but Johnson was one of the few who did. At 6-foot-4, 315-pounds, Johnson already has good size and doesn't need to develop his body at the NFL level. In the team scrimmage sessions, Johnson did well to open holes on the ground and protect the passer. Johnson held his own in the one-on-ones and had his share of wins. He also displayed a tenacious attitude. Johnson blocked through the whistle and was extremely physical. It led to some near fights, but NFL coaches love that demeanor in their offensive linemen.

                        This isn't a strong class of centers, so Johnson picked a good time to have a strong week of practice. Johnson should have the flexibility for any offense but may be best in a man power scheme. The good performance at the East-West Shrine should help Johnson to get drafted on the third day.

                        Honorable Mentions: Michigan defensive tackle William Campbell, Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore, Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde, Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne, South Carolina defensive end Devin Taylor, Virginia linebacker Steve Greer, USC defensive end Wes Horton, Virginia Tech wide receiver Marcus Davis, Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller and North Carolina wide receiver Erik Highsmith.






                        2012 NFL Draft Stock Down

                        Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State
                        The Heisman Trophy finalist proved that he is a great college player and nothing more. He had a horrible week of practice at the East-West Shrine. Klein illustrated for NFL scouts that he has terrible throwing mechanics and footwork. That leads to him having bad accuracy with awful ball placement. Klein also showed that his arm strength is lacking and outside of his running ability, he doesn't offer much. Scouts were heard laughing at some of Klein's throws.

                        Klein was a tremendous playmaker for the Wildcats in 2012, but he looks like a quarterback for Canada or the arena league. In interviews, Klein said he isn't interested in changing positions. Entering the East-West, Klein could have been a late-round developmental project but with his performance in St. Petersburg Klein looks more like an undrafted free agent.

                        Manti Te'o, ILB, Notre Dame
                        It keeps getting worse for Te'o. The national championship was a disaster for Te'o. He had numerous missed tackles and seemed to really struggle with Alabama's speed. Te'o also took some bad angles and had plays where he was unable to wrap up power back Eddie Lacy. Notre Dame and Te'o had the ball bounce their way a lot in 2012, but the luck of the Irish ran out against the Crimson Tide.

                        Now the story has broken that Te'o was either duped or complicit in the story of his fake girlfriend who died of cancer within hours of the death of his Grandmother. Te'o hasn't done anything horrible like getting a DUI, testing positive on a drug test or fighting with a coach or teammate. However, this scandal could speak to character concerns and questions of Te'o's honesty, integrity and trustworthiness.

                        Te'o should remain a first-rounder, but all of this could push him into the back half of the first round.





                        Duke Williams, S, Nevada
                        Williams had a good collegiate career at Nevada and finished it with a quality senior year. Entering the East-West Shrine, Williams was one of the higher-rated players on either team. However in the practices, Williams did not stand out at all. He didn't make any splash plays against the run or pass. Williams also didn't illustrate the instincts to be an impact player.

                        The 6-foot-1, 200-pounder totaled 106 tackles with eight passes broken up, one interception and three passes broken up as a senior. He will need to perform well at the Combine and his pro day to help minimize the damage. Williams looked more like a fourth- or fifth-rounder rather than a second-day pick.

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                        • #27
                          Christine Michael has starting potential if U dont give him more than 15 carries a game. He is always getting banged up.


                          Gerald Hodges, OLB, Penn State
                          Didnt watch my PSU games this year but Hodges has always impressed me with his play. Will have to do some more digging on him

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by Redeyejedi View Post
                            Christine Michael has starting potential if U dont give him more than 15 carries a game. He is always getting banged up.


                            Gerald Hodges, OLB, Penn State
                            Didnt watch my PSU games this year but Hodges has always impressed me with his play. Will have to do some more digging on him
                            Ya, i agree about Michael.. He'd be a nice comp back to Wilson though.. Hodges is the best player art the Shrine all together.. I woulden't be shocked if he went in the 2nd rd(late), to be honest.. More likely 3rd, but i woulden't be shocked if someone went late 2nd on em..


                            I'm looking forward to seeing some of those small school kids today.. Earl Watford, Keith Pough, Jasper Collins, David Bass, Catapano..

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                            • #29
                              Originally posted by BlueSanta View Post
                              A lil humor for all here....


                              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gODZzSOelss
                              Giants should draft Hingle McCringleberry
                              Last edited by Carter.525; 01-19-2013, 11:43 AM.

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                              • #30
                                Originally posted by nycsportzfan View Post
                                Ya, i agree about Michael.. He'd be a nice comp back to Wilson though.. Hodges is the best player art the Shrine all together.. I woulden't be shocked if he went in the 2nd rd(late), to be honest.. More likely 3rd, but i woulden't be shocked if someone went late 2nd on em..


                                I'm looking forward to seeing some of those small school kids today.. Earl Watford, Keith Pough, Jasper Collins, David Bass, Catapano..
                                Somebody asked me for Keith Pugh on Twitter couldnt find anything for him. See if i can get the Rutgers game. I dont know how Kleins stock can be down never thought much of him as a QB anyway.

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