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Senior Bowl Roster: South Team

Written by Will Spencer on January 25, 2010

Listed below is the current Senior Bowl roster for the South squad as of Monday, January 25th. We will post any changes to this roster as we find out. Click here to see the North roster.

No. Name Pos. School 2 Roy Upchurch RB Alabama 3 Shay Hodge WR Ole Miss 3 Jerome Murphy DB South Florida 4 Myron Rolle DB Florida State 5 Nate Allen DB South Florida 5 Joe Webb WR UAB 7 Andre Roberts WR The Citadel 10 Zac Robinson QB Oklahoma State 11 Riley Cooper WR Florida 13 Stafon Johnson RB USC 15 Tim Tebow QB Florida 16 Jarrett Brown QB West Virginia 17 Perrish Cox DB Oklahoma State 20 Jeremy Williams WR Tulane 21 Taylor Mays DB USC 22 Jamar Chaney LB Mississippi State 22 Dexter McCluster WR Ole Miss 23 Patrick Robinson DB Florida State 24 Harry Coleman DB LSU 24 Anthony (read more…)

Senior Bowl Roster: North Team

Written by Will Spencer on January 25, 2010

Listed below is the current Senior Bowl roster for the North squad as of Monday, January 25th. Any changes will be made as soon as we know. Click here to see the South roster.

No. Name Pos. School 1 Mardy Gilyard WR Cincinnati 1 Kyle Wilson DB Boise State 2 Chris Cook DB Virginia 4 Kurt Coleman DB Ohio State 5 Sean Canfield QB Oregon State 8 Jacoby Ford WR Clemson 9 LeGarrette Blount RB Oregon 9 Donald Butler LB Washington 10 Lonyae Miller RB Fresno State 11 Terrell Skinner DB Maryland 12 Sean Weatherspoon LB Missouri 13 Dan LeFevour QB Central Michigan 14 Brett Swenson K Michigan State 15 Tony Pike QB Cincinnati 16 Mike Hoomanawanui TE Illinois 18 Brandon Ghee DB Wake Forest 21 Devin McCourty DB Rutgers 23 Taylor Price WR Ohio 25 Joique Bell RB Wayne State 27 Larry Asante DB Nebraska 28 Kyle (read more…)

Weigh-in results: North team

Written by Will Spencer on January 25, 2010

Listed below are all of the North Team players who are listed on the current Senior Bowl roster and participated in the official weigh in this morning.

No. Name Pos. School Height Weight Arm Length Hand Size 1 Mardy Gilyard WR Cincinnati 5’11 5/8" 179 lbs 30 3/8" 9" 1 Kyle Wilson DB Boise State 5’10" 190 lbs 30" 9 1/4" 2 Chris Cook DB Virginia 6’1 6/8" 212 lbs 32" 9 3/8" 4 Kurt Coleman DB Ohio State 5’10" 187 lbs 29 3/8" 9 1/8" 5 Sean Canfield QB Oregon State 6’3 4/8" 221 lbs 31 5/8" 9" 8 Jacoby Ford WR Clemson 5’9" 182 lbs 29 1/4" 8 7/8" 9 LeGarrette Blount RB Oregon 6’0 5/8" 245 lbs 32" 9 3/4" 10 Lonyae Miller RB Fresno State 5’11" 244 lbs 31 5/8" 9 1/2" 11 Terrell Skinner DB Maryland 6’2 1/8" 214 lbs 32" 9 1/4" 12 (read more…)

Weigh-in results: South team

Written by Will Spencer on January 25, 2010

Listed below are all of the South Team players who are listed on the current Senior Bowl roster and participated in the official weigh in this morning.

No. Name Pos. School Height Weight Arm Length Hand Size 2 Roy Upchurch RB Alabama 5’11 7/8" 210 lbs 32" 9 3/8" 3 Shay Hodge WR Ole Miss 6’0 3/8" 208 lbs 31 5/8 9" 3 Jerome Murphy DB South Florida 6’0 3/8" 191 lbs 32" 8 1/2" 4 Myron Rolle DB Florida State 6’1 4/8" 217 lbs 33" 9 1/4" 5 Nate Allen DB South Florida 6’0 5/8" 205 lbs 30 1/2" 9 3/8" 5 Joe Webb WR UAB 6’3 5/8" 223 lbs 33 3/4" 10 3/4" 7 Andre Roberts WR The Citadel 5’10 6/8" 192 lbs 32 9 1/8" 10 Zac Robinson QB Oklahoma State 6’2 3/8" 210 lbs 31 9" 11 Riley Cooper WR Florida 6’3 4/8" 214 lbs (read more…)

Shrine Game Stock Watch

Written by Will Spencer on 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.

Stock Up

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…)

Shrine Game Analysis

Written by Will Spencer on January 24, 2010

What started off as a snooze fest ended up with an exciting final quarter in the 2010 East-West Shrine Game. What made it even better was that ESPN was kind enough to cut off the first part of the game with the end of a 2nd tier college basketball game. All we missed was an outstanding interception by O’Brien Schofield, who just happens to be making the transition from defensive end to outside linebacker. Not a big deal…right? The 85th Annual East-West Shrine game was led by former NFL head coaches Romeo Crennell (East) and Marty Schotenheimer (West). Even former NFL receiver Kennan McCardell came in to coach the receivers for the West squad. The game itself was uneventful until the 4th quarter, when BYU quarterback Max Hall drove the West team down for a go ahead touchdown, only to see the East team, led by Northwestern quarterback Mike Kafka, (read more…)

Scouting Report: Eric Berry

Written by Will Spencer on January 24, 2010

Eric Berry

Position: Safety School: Tennessee Height: 5’11 5/8“ Weight: 211 lbs Class: Junior 40 time: 4.47 Overall Grade: 7.74 Draft Projection: Top 10 Pick

– Draft Breakdown Red Star Player

Non-position specific categories

Category Max. Value Grade Height/Weight 6 5.5 Speed 8 8 Quickness/Agility 10 10 Strength/Explosion 10 9 Athletic Ability 8 8 Durability 8 7.5 Character 6 6 Production/Experience 6 6 Toughness 8 8 Potential 10 10

Defensive Back Specific Categories

Category Max. Value Grade Ball Skills 10 10 Man Coverage 10 9.5 Zone Coverage 10 10 Tackling 6 5 Run Stopping 6 5 Hips/Lateral Movement 8 8 Physicality 6 6

Explanation of Player Grading System

Strengths

Berry is the complete package. Elite ball skills and play recognition. Does a good job of reading the quarterback’s eyes and jumping routes. Great instincts. Outstanding range, covering (read more…)

Senior Bowl Blog: Sunday

Written by Will Spencer on January 24, 2010

After arriving at the hotel much later than expected (thanks to Thrifty car rentals and their super quick service….), I am officially checked in. Here are a few notes about what’s going on today.

 

First, I had the pleasure of sharing the same flight with Mike Mayock of NFL Network, Chris Steuber of Scout.com, as well as a multitude of NFL Scouts. There was also a late addition to the Senior Bowl roster on the plane; Wisconsin DE/OLB O’Brien Schofield. Schofield had just played in the East-West Shrine Game and had a solid performance. I had a chance to speak with Schofield and we plan on doing a full interview later. Just some tidbits though, Schofield feels that he can beat any one on one block, he’d like to lay a hit on Tebow this week if possible, and that several other players from the Shrine Game were invited (read more…)

Shrine Game Report: Wednesday

Written by Will Spencer on January 21, 2010

While we can’t be at both the Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl, we’ll still keep you up to date with the most important information from the week’s practices. Our friends at Draft Guys are providing excellent coverage of the practices, and we’ll bring you highlights of their daily reports.

East Practice

Javarris James (Miami) was money when the East was working near the goal line. His vision, quickness to cutback, and agility are top notch and he scored two touchdowns today. The moves weren’t ankle-breaking, but very subtle to open things up against oncoming defensive ends. James ran with a good pad level today, and was ready for contact when going through the hole. He can glide through a hole, stutter to get away from defenders, or just lower his shoulder. Freddie Barnes (Bowling Green) continued to show off his strong hands during Wednesday’s practice. The wide (read more…)

Shrine Game Report: Tuesday

Written by Will Spencer on January 20, 2010

While we can’t be at both the Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl, we’ll still keep you up to date with the most important information from the week’s practices. Our friends at Draft Guys are providing excellent coverage of the practices, and we’ll bring you highlights of their daily reports.

East Practice

Daryll Clark (Penn State) has to work on his footwork when dropping back to pass. His feet are off when he has to play fake, and it messes up his rhythm when throwing. I do like his natural throwing motion and high release point. He consistently releases the football at the same spot on nearly every throw. Like yesterday, most of his passes came out hot and low, so they were away from defenders. Andre Anderson (Tulane) looked better today than he did yesterday. I like the patience he showed in waiting for his blocks to (read more…)

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