Futures

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Futures

Futures: Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher
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Futures: Central Michigan OT Eric Fisher

What is a "six-play" player, and how does that concept link tackle Eric Fisher with fellow Central Michigan alum Joe Staley?

1 comment, Last at 30 Jan 2013, 4:00pm by Dean
Futures: Making Sense of The Senior Bowl
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Futures: Making Sense of The Senior Bowl

Seeking big takeaways at a college all-star game is as useless as waiting to hear Hank Williams tunes at a Marilyn Manson show. The value of all-star games like the Senior Bowl comes from keeping your eyes and ears open, your mouth shut, and your mind focused on the long view.

16 comments, Last at 10 Mar 2013, 12:33pm by yedam
Futures: Tennessee Gunslinger Tyler Bray
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Futures: Tennessee Gunslinger Tyler Bray

More so than any quarterback in this 2013 class, Tyler Bray fits the gunslinger mold. Come find out why Bray's college career is easily described as The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

12 comments, Last at 03 Apr 2013, 2:39am by Cathedralplumbing
Futures: Martel Moore
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Futures: Martel Moore

Martel Moore's ability to integrate a total receiver's skill set makes him an intriguing prospect despite small-school pedigree and unimpressive stature.

2 comments, Last at 22 Feb 2013, 12:29am by joseph hopkins
Futures: WR Marquess Wilson
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Futures: WR Marquess Wilson

Wilson had a chance to go in the top half of the 2013 NFL Draft. This week’s column addresses the mindset that a scout or personnel director should utilize when evaluating a football player who left his college team on bad terms.

14 comments, Last at 15 May 2013, 1:16am by doc2man
Futures: Pittsburgh RB Ray Graham
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Futures: Pittsburgh RB Ray Graham

Graham was having an All-America-caliber season in 2011 before he tore his ACL against Connecticut. How does he look in 2012?

5 comments, Last at 31 Dec 2012, 5:56am by POC Trabec Race MIPS
Futures: Alabama CB Dee Milliner
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Futures: Alabama CB Dee Milliner

Milliner may not be the best cornerback prospect to ever grace a college stadium, but he’s one of the best prospects in the 2013 draft class.

5 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2013, 4:43pm by ChatRandom
Futures: Florida State CB Xavier Rhodes
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Futures: Florida State CB Xavier Rhodes

The 6-foot-1, 217-pound Rhodes is a promising player because he plays smaller than his size. It's one of the few instances where this characterization is a compliment.

Futures: N.C. State CB David Amerson
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Futures: N.C. State CB David Amerson

North Carolina State cornerback David Amerson is a good example of a prospect whose skills make his draft stock more volatile than others in his class.

3 comments, Last at 20 Nov 2012, 11:41pm by DMVLeGeND
Futures: Texas FS Kenny Vaccaro
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Futures: Texas FS Kenny Vaccaro

When a 6-foot-3, 210-pound safety with a special teams mentality can cover elite college receivers as disparate as the 6-foot-3, 210-pound Keenan Allen and the 5-foot-9, 174-pound Tavon Austin, he has the undivided attention of NFL scouts.

3 comments, Last at 12 Nov 2012, 5:15pm by BlueStarDude