NFL Draft: Prospects in the news

by KFFL Staff on February 27, 2010 @ 23:06:08 PDT

 



Quarterback

QB | Armanti Edwards | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Appalachian State QB Armanti Edwards, during his interview at the NFL Scouting Combine, said he would like to play quarterback in the NFL but if that does not work, he is willing to play wherever the team asks him to play.

QB | Jimmy Clausen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Notre Dame QB Jimmy Clausen, during his interview at the NFL Scouting Combine, said he met with the Buffalo Bills Friday, Feb. 26.

QB | Sam Bradford | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
University of Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford (shoulder), during his interview at the NFL Scouting Combine, said he will take part in all of the drills at his Pro Day.

QB | Jevan Snead | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Mississippi QB Jevan Snead was asked during the NFL Scouting Combine to discuss his strengths. Snead said, "I feel like my leadership is a strength, and my knowledge of the game. I consider myself a student of the game. I love watching it, both at the facilities and taking film home and watching it. So I feel like that gives me the confidence to lead. I also feel like I can make every play on the field. I can throw every ball on the field. I've been working on all the throws and there's not one I've found that I can't make."

QB | Zac Robinson | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Oklahoma State QB Zac Robinson measured in at the NFL Scouting Combine with a height of 6-foot-2 1/2, 214 pounds.

QB | Tony Pike | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Cincinnati QB Tony Pike said he is going to do a full workout at the NFL Scouting Combine. Pike said, "I'm not going to let the opportunity go by. 32 teams out there, as a quarterback you want to throw."


Running Back

RB | Jonathan Dwyer | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Ian Rapoport, of the Boston Herald, reports the New England Patriots were scheduled to meet with Georgia Tech RB Jonathan Dwyer Saturday, Feb. 27, at the NFL Scouting Combine.

RB | C.J. Spiller | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Panthers.com reports Clemson RB C.J. Spiller said he will run the 40-yard dash and participate in the bench press but will do the rest of the drills at his Pro Day.

RB | Trindon Holliday | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Updating a previous item, NFL.com reports Louisiana State WR Trindon Holliday posted a time of 4.34 seconds in the 40-yard dash during the NFL Scouting Combine.

RB | Dexter McCluster | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Mike Reiss, of ESPNBoston.com, reports Mississippi RB Dexter McCluster said he has talked to teams during the NFL Scouting Combine about playing roles as both a running back and wide receiver.

RB | James Starks | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
Buffalo RB James Starks (shoulder) said his shoulder is 100 percent and that he will be able to do everything at the NFL Scouting Combine. Starks added, "It's been three months now that I've been lifting and getting at it."

RB | Charles Scott | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Louisiana State RB Charles Scott (clavicle) said he will do all of the running drills at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he will not do the bench press. Scott suffered a broken right clavicle during the season that needed to be plated with six screws. Scott says he is "waiting for my Pro Day just to try to get it back to full strength to do the bench press."

RB | Joe McKnight | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Southern California RB Joe McKnight said during the NFL Scouting Combine that he believes he could be an NFL team's feature running back. McKnight said, "This past season I went from having eight carries a game to 15 carries a game. I feel like I can be that 20-carry a game guy. Just keeping my body in shape and after every game stay in that training room getting treatment."


Wide Receiver

WR | Dez Bryant | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Bill Williamson, of ESPN.com, reports the Denver Broncos will closely study Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant prior to the NFL Draft. The Broncos are expected to seriously consider taking Bryant with the 11th overall pick in the draft, especially if WR Brandon Marshall is traded.

WR | Carlton Mitchell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
South Florida WR Carlton Mitchell said he measured in at the NFL Scouting Combine with a height of 6-foot-2, 215 pounds.


Place Kicker

PK | Aaron Pettrey | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
Ohio State PK Aaron Pettrey (knee) was asked during the NFL Scouting Combine to update his injured knee. Pettrey tore his MCL and underwent surgery in November. Pettrey said, "I'm doing great right now. I'm pretty much 100 percent. I was back in six weeks for the Rose Bowl, so I got to kick in that."


Offensive Guard

OG | Mitch Petrus | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
Frank Tadych, of NFL.com, reports Arkansas OG Mitch Petrus (hamstring) injured his left hamstring during his first 40-yard dash Saturday, Feb. 27, at the NFL Scouting Combine and will not run again. Petrus has an ice bag wrapped around his left leg, and it isn't immediately clear if he'll participate in other drills.


Offensive Tackle

OT | Russell Okung | NFL Draft Prospect | Injury News, Draft Information
Steve Wyche, of NFL.com, reports Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung (groin) suffered a minor groin injury during workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine. Okung took part in the 40-yard dash as well as several other drills before suffering the injury.

OT | Bruce Campbell | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports via Twitter that Maryland OT Bruce Campbell ran the 40-yard dash faster than any offensive lineman ever has at the NFL Scouting Combine, posting a time of 4.78 seconds.

OT | Adam Ulatoski | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Texas OT Adam Ulatoski said during the NFL Scouting Combine that he can play both left tackle and right tackle. Ulatoski added, "I feel comfortable at both tackles. I feel like I've played both well, so I really don't have a preference."


Defensive Line

DL | Jerry Hughes | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Daniel Jeremiah, of MoveTheSticks.com, reports Texas Christian LB Jerry Hughes measured in at 6-foot-1 3/4, 255 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

DL | Everson Griffen | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Daniel Jeremiah, of MoveTheSticks.com, reports University of Southern California DE Everson Griffen measured in at 6-foot-3 3/8, 273 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

DL | Carlos Dunlap | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Daniel Jeremiah, of MoveTheSticks.com, reports University of Florida DE Carlos Dunlap measured in at 6-foot-5 3/4, 277 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine.


Defensive Tackle

DT | Ndamukong Suh | NCAA | Draft Information
John Niyo, of the Detroit News, reports the Detroit Lions met with University of Nebraska DT Ndamukong Suh at the NFL Scouting Combine Friday, Feb. 26.

DT | Gerald McCoy | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Daniel Jeremiah, of MoveTheSticks.com, reports University of Oklahoma DT Gerald McCoy measured in at 6-foot-4 1/8, 295 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

DT | Terrence Cody | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Daniel Jeremiah, of MoveTheSticks.com, reports University of Alabama DT Terrence Cody weighed in at 354 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine


Linebacker

LB | Vernon Gholston | New York Jets | Draft Information
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan, during his interview at the NFL Scouting Combine, said it is a make-or-break season for LB Vernon Gholston next season but expects Gholston to make big strides.

LB | Sergio Kindle | NFL Draft Prospect | Draft Information
Daniel Jeremiah, of MoveTheSticks.com, reports University of Texas LB Sergio Kindle measured in at 6-foot-2 7/8, 250 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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