Excerpt: "The Giants were one of nine teams on hand to check out former SMU running back Traylon Shead, according to Snead's agent, Louis Bing.
Shead, a heralded 6-2, 240-pound recruit out of Texas, had a Pro Day workout on July 2 in advance of Friday's supplemental draft. He finished last season with the Mustangs with 197 yards and three touchdowns in four games.
Shead was the 16th-ranked running back coming out of high school in a loaded class that included Marcus Lattimore, Giovani Bernard and Lache Seastrunk among others. He originally committed to Texas before filtering through a junior college and then to June Jones' program at SMU.
Jones raved about Shead in the spring and expected him to be a workhorse had it not been for a pair of injuries, one of which was a gruesome horse-collar tackle." Read more...