January 25, 2010
After reviewing practice reports and the game, here’s my analysis of who helped, and hurt their draft stock after the 85th East-West Shrine Game.
O’Brien Schofield – DE/OLB – Wisconsin: Schofield was in the process of making a difficult transition this week. After playing defensive end throughout his career, he made the switch to outside linebacker during Shrine Game week. Schofield’s size and skill set shows that he is best suited as a 3-4 OLB in the NFL. Since defenses in the Shrine Game play a 4-3 defense, Schofield had to play OLB in that scheme, which was even more difficult. Needless to say, he played well. Schofield had an interception in the 1st quarter of the game and was able to shed blocks and flow to the ball. While teams probably won’t look at him as a 4-3 OLB, I think playing that position helped (read more…)