Written by Bryan Perez on January 21, 2015
As I mentioned in my piece about today’s North practice, the weather continued to be perfect for the South team’s afternoon practice session. The weather cooled down nicely about halfway through, as the condition’s were darn near ‘perfect.’
Also consistent with my approach toward the North team, I focused my attention on the South’s linebackers and running backs. The results were underwhelming, with a few exceptions. It should be noted that Denzel Perryman (Miami) sat out of practice with a hamstring injury. His absence was obvious.
The standout in the running back group for me was Jalston Fowler (Alabama). It started with special teams drills (kick coverage) where Fowler displayed better than expected straight-line speed when running downfield. He was among the first coverage guys to the ball and added to his already increasing (read more…)