Here’s a list of some of the prospects teams showed interest in on Tuesday:
Arizona Cardinals Atlanta Falcons David Carter
Jordan Cameron Cleveland Browns Dallas Cowboys Bruce Miller
Jeffrey Maehl Houston Texans Kansas City Chiefs Cheta Ozougwu
Scott Tolzien New England Patriots New Orleans Saints Cheta Ozougwu Terrell McClain New York Giants Philadelphia Eagles Eric Gordon Evan Royster San Diego Chargers Seattle Seahawks Alex Linnenkehl
Gregory Lloyd II
Randall Hunt St. Louis Rams Tennessee Titans Marvin Austin
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After watching a ballroom dance on Monday, scouts finally got to see players practice outside in what were close to ideal conditions. And some prospects played at close to an ideal level, especially two lesser known defensive tackles.
In the morning, USF product Terrell McClain dominated against the East squad offensive linemen. He displayed very good quickness in one on one drills, and he was similarly disruptive in 11 on 11s. While not as physically gifted as fellow East squader Marvin Austin, McClain stood out more often during practice
However, McClain’s play was outmatched later in the day by UCLA defensive tackle David Carter. In 1 on 1s, Carter was simply unblockable, surging past a series of offensive guards. At 6’4 1/2″, 297 lbs., Carter possesses excellent length and a quick first step: those qualities could make him a nice fit either as a 3-4 end or a Keep Reading…
Unfortunately, a thunderstorm forced the first day of Shrine Game practices inside, and players didn’t don pads for what was a very bizarre practice in the Rosen Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Instead of bracing to be hit by linebackers, wide receivers did their best to avoid crashing head-first into walls, and errant sideline throws made some of the assembled scouts feel like they were playing a game of dodgeball with the Shrine Game QBs.
As a result, the practice didn’t provide a great deal of useful scouting info, but there were some noteworthy strong showings and, alternatively, less than sterling starts for the game’s participants.
Coming off a year-long suspension, North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin did well for himself by showing up at a solid 312 lbs. He didn’t look slow or out of shape in practice, where the big man made a sizable impact. In 11 Keep Reading…
Listed below is the current roster for the WEST squad in the 2011 East-West Shrine Game. Roster is current as of January 16th. Updates to this page will be made as changes to the roster happen throughout the week. Check back often!
14 Cortez Allen CB Citadel 95 Dan Bailey PK Oklahoma State 88 Brandon Bair DT Oregon 77 Joseph Barksdale OT LSU 42 Nicholas Bellore ILB Central Michigan 80 Armon Binns WR Cincinnati 84 Jordan Cameron TE USC 43 Chris Carter OLB Fresno State 85 David Carter DT UCLA 47 Patrick DiMarco FB South Carolina 44 Ricky Elmore DE Arizona 10 Nathan Enderle QB Idaho 78 Adam Grant OT Arizona 25 Alex Green RB Hawaii 86 Virgil Green II TE Nevada 38 Trevor Hankins P Arizona State 69 Andrew Jackson OG Fresno State 54 Ben Jacobs ILB Fresno State 22 Jeron Johnson SS Boise State 1 Jerrod Johnson Keep Reading…
Listed below is the current roster for the EAST squad in the 2011 East-West Shrine Game. Roster is current as of January 16th. Updates to this page will be made as changes to the roster happen throughout the week. Check back often!
85 Kyle Adams TE Purdue 95 Pierre Allen DE Nebraska 77 David Arkin OG Missouri State 99 Marvin Austin DT North Carolina 6 Perry Baker WR Fairmont State 72 Ryan Bartholomew C Syracuse 70 JC Brignone C Mississippi State 71 Bryant Browning OG Ohio State 14 Mario Butler CB Georgia Tech 34 Wes Byrum K Auburn 12 Delone Carter RB Syracuse 28 Graig Cooper RB Miami 51 Akem Dent ILB Georgia 17 Patrick Devlin QB Delaware 4 Ricky Dobbs QB Navy 19 Ryan Donahue P Iowa 82 Charles Gantt TE Michigan State 43 Eric Gordon SS Michigan State 61 Christian Hairston OT Clemson 7 Jermale Hines SS Keep Reading…