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Monday, October 29, 2012

Draft Rewind 2011 - Jarvis Jenkins - Washington Redskins

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JARVIS JENKINS: Clemson, 6037 309 5.08. Three-year starter. Active in his play. Try hard, good effort player who will finish pursuit to the perimeter. Quick first step. Gets his hands up and into the throwing lane. Physical against the run when he gets his pad level down. Has a tendency to play high. Works his feet and hands to press the pocket and rush the quarterback. Plays in a front rotation where he is always fresh. Doesn’t stay blocked. Quick to disengage and separate from the blocker. Can stack and hold his ground against double teams. Needs to develop his pass rush moves. Basically uses the bull rush and tries to overpower the blocker. That rarely happens on the next level. A reactive player who has a nose for the ball. Has functional strength but needs more upper and lower body strength. Possibly a two gap 3-4 defensive end. Will struggle at nose tackle because he plays high. 2010 stats: 39 tackles, 8 TFL, 1 sack, 1 FF. Edge speed:left 1.95, right 2.05. OSR:20/25. Third/ fourth round. (A-33 1/4, H-9 5/8, BP-17, 10-1.81).

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Draft Rewind 2007 - Leroy Harris - Tennessee Titans

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about LEROY HARRIS: North Carolina State, 6024 302 5.33. Four-year starter. Versatile center/guard type. Was a former state wrestling champion. Gains quickness after start. Gains an advantage over defender and gets movement on short yardage and goal-line plays. Quick enough to get position and keep it. Flashes some explosiveness and drives his legs on contact. Will work to sustain on wall off and position blocks. Quick on initial trap block. Can adjust on the run. Good feet and balance on pass pro. Can mirror and slide to keep position on defender. More blue collar than athletic, but does have above average quickness, agility, and balance. Needs more upper and lower body strength after contact. An explosive first step to get into defender. Quick to gain position and wall off defender. Can make the reach, cut block to cut off pursuit. Once he gets his hands on you he can control block. Works to finish and sustain. Takes good angles to second level and locks on linebackers. Shows some ability to anchor the bull rush and is athletic enough to pick up the inside “games.” A good athlete that will compete. Seventh round. (A-33 1/2, H-10 1/4, BP-29, 10-1.87).

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Gerald McCoy - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about GERALD MCCOY: Oklahoma, 6041 295 5.11. Junior entry. Three-year starter. Cat-like quickness. When cut he bounces up and demonstrates outstanding athletic ability to get down the line and into pursuit. Good agility and body control. Uses a spin move to get off block and out of trouble. Inconsistent to fight pressure. Must escape on first move or can get walled off. Is generally “all in” on his first explosive gap penetration. He relies on his quickness to push the play deep. He plays within the scheme of the defense. Many times he takes himself out of a play because he can be single blocked. Good ability to disengage blocker and find the ball. Long arms and big hands. Question instincts at times, especially when fooled on screen passes when he takes the bait. His strength is more of a one gap penetrator as an under tackle in a four man front. Plays with good hip flex and knee bend, but gets rolled out if he gets too high. Plays quick, but not always strong. McCoy’s productivity over his career is not as good as several linemen that will be drafted after him. Edge speed:left 2.09, right 2.30. OSR:10/20. First round. (A-33 3/4, H-10 1/4, BP-23, 10-1.75).

Friday, October 26, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Golden Tate - Seattle Seahawks

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about GOLDEN TATE: Notre Dame, 5101 199 4.46. Junior entry. Started 22 games. Explosive ascending receiver with top end athletic ability and strong hands. Exceptional eyehand coordination and runs like a running back after catch. Excellent foot quickness. Will run the ball on fly sweeps. Has good contact balance after making a tough catch. Good body control to lay out for a pass. Green and raw in all pass receiving skills. Few pass patterns are run the same way. Needs work on all his pass routes. However he does make defensive backs miss in space. Concentrates on ball to make the overhead catch. Good hands but will drop a ball at times. Smart and instinctive receiver with good football intelligence. Dropped a potential touchdown pass versus Michigan, but came back and snagged the ball and ran 21 yards for a touchdown. Catches the ball in a crowd. Will go up and pluck the ball. Excellent competitor. Does come back to the ball. Returns punts. Breaks tackles with his strong legs. A willing downfield blocker. Mentally and physically tough. Has all the tools, just needs to be refined. OSR:14/37. First/second round. (A-30 1/2, H-9 1/4, VJ-35, SS-4.36).

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Draft Rewind 2005 - Alex Smith - San Francisco 49ers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ALEX SMITH: Utah, 6041 217 4.76. Underclassman eligible. Two-year starter. Productive in shotgun offense. Good athlete who makes plays with his feet. Played in an option oriented offense where the quarterback’s feet and legs are a key to the offense. Urban Meyers’ Bowling Green quarterbacks, Josh Harris and Omar Jacobs, have put up outstanding statistics in this offense. An edge type spread-thefield scheme that features option, running the corner, and ball control passing. Arm strength is still suspect. Can he throw it with velocity through a small window? Rhythm type passer who will have numerous nuances of a professional style offense to learn. Needs to get stronger overall. Good field presence, decisions, and ball placement to receivers. Needs work on taking conventional snap, driving away from center, and setting up quickly at throwing point. Work is needed on deep outs and crossing patterns. Steps into his throws. Strong intangibles: decision making, student of the game, intelligent, competitor, and solid character. Of the top three quarterback prospects, he has the longest way to come to start in the NFL.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Draft Rewind 2006 - Jeromey Clary - San Diego Chargers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JEROMEY CLARY: Kansas State, 6061 309 5.27. Three-year starter. Angular and slender build. Plays with a wide base. Will get driven back if he doesn’t play with good knee bend. Tendency to play high. Physical on down and combination blocks to second level. Athletic workout was in the middle of 43 linemen at the Combine. Long arms. Average body control and the ability to block in space. Better in a confined area. Position/wall off blocker. Not an explosive player. Average first step quickness. Inconsistent to lock on and control defender. Will lose his feet and go to the ground if he lunges. Some waist bend at times. High on pulls. Walls off support player. Inconsistent to finish his blocks. Has the frame to get bigger and stronger. Fifth/sixth round. (A-33 1/2, H-9 1/4, BP-DNP, 10-1.85).

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Draft Rewind 2009 - Brandon Gibson - St. Louis Rams

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about BRANDON GIBSON: Washington State, 6003 210 4.55. Three-and-a-half year starter. Possession type receiver. Soft hands. Will reach and pluck the ball away from his body. Caught 185 balls over four years. Flashes some run after catch ability. Needs more strength to fight through press coverage. Has quickness into and out of his breaks. Can gain quick separation from defensive backs. Better than average athlete that has good eye-hand coordination. Experience at reading coverages from multiple alignments. Did not work out at the Combine. Right hamstring injury. Has an injury history of hip, knee, elbow, and heel injuries. Seventh round. (A-32, H-9 1/4, VJ-34, SS-4.54). Originally drafted by Philadelphia.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Draft Rewind 2009 - Keenan Lewis - Pittsburgh Steelers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KEENAN LEWIS: Oregon State, 6007 208 4.49. Four-year starter. Tall and rangy with good athletic ability. Good man to man cover corner with long arms. Quick feet. Can stick his foot in the ground and drive quickly on the ball in the air. Has the size and skills in press or off coverage. Good short area quickness. High cut corner that will struggle at times getting too high in his backpedal. Looks awkward as a tackler unless he bends his knees. Not a killer on run support. More of a drag down tackler. Was in on 35 tackles, had 9 passes broken up, and 4 interceptions in 2008. Good durability. BTR:left 4.53, right 4.52. OSR:9/32. Fourth/fifth round. (A-33 1/4, H-9 5/8, VJ-33 1/2, SS-4.42).

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Draft Rewind 2006 - DeMeco Ryans - Philadelphia Eagles

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DEMECO RYANS: Alabama, 6012 235 4.65. Three-year starter. Complete read and react linebacker. Fringe inside size. Good instincts. Strikes with good knee bend. Closes on the ball in the air. Can be overaggressive at times and overrun the play. Doesn’t stay blocked. A team leader on and off the field. A student of the game. An explosive hitter that will run through the ball carrier. Good agility in traffic. Uses hands to shed blocks and has awareness to strip ball. Quick to read and react. Takes good angles. Sudden lateral quickness and can redirect. Good pass coverage and receiver awareness. Locks out and clogs up the running lanes. Will throw his body around to make a play. Sudden break on the ball. Plays faster than timed speed. Explosive hitter. First round talent. (A-31 3/8, H-8 5/8, BP-23, SS-4.18). Originally drafted by Houston.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Draft Rewind 2005 - Khalif Barnes - Oakland Raiders

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KHALIF BARNES: Washington, 6056 305 4.99. Four-year starter. Team captain. Played both strong and weak tackle in career. Broke wrist after five games in 2004 and missed remainder of season. Long armed and athletic. Agility and balance to handle good defensive ends. Quick feet to pick up pass rush and to fold block. Overall quickness and functional strength at point of attack. Nimble feet and can adjust on the run when pulling. Lateral quickness to cut off slant moves. Bends his knees. Flashes explosive punch in pass protection. Can quick set, redirect, and keep a good base. Weaknesses in his game include inconsistent use of hands, lack of finish on pass and run blocks. Will play high and get leveraged back to quarterback. Has a breakdown in technique during game. Question intensity and desire to play the game. Will overextend and lose his feet. Low motor guy who appears to flash first round ability but consistently underachieves. Originally drafted by Jacksonville.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - John Conner - New York Jets

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JOHN CONNER: Kentucky, 5111 246 4.71. Started 26 games for the Wildcats. Consistent lead blocker in an I-formation. Thick upper and lower body. Runs his feet on contact. Takes pride in his blocking. A classic short-necked blocker that is physical kicking out or sealing an off tackle defender. Explosive leading the way on inside isolation plays. Road grader on the outside, blocking the perimeter in the lead option. Third guard. Blocks well on all levels. Collision football player. Not a negative yard rusher. Hammers the ball up inside between the tackles. Has toughs and courage. Productive in his role. Carried the ball 54 times for 247 yards averaging 4.6 yards per carry in his career. He has four rushing touchdowns, caught 25 passes for 193 yards, and 4 touchdowns. Functional receiver when called upon. Effective in pass pro. Will step up to take on blitz. Has a special teams demeanor and mentality. A good athlete that can adjust on the run. OSR:17/28. Fourth/fifth round. (A- 32, H-8 1/2, BP-24, SS-4.36).

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Draft Rewind 2009 - Will Beatty - New York Giants

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about WILL BEATTY: Connecticut, 6060 307 5.06. Two-year starter. Very good athletic ability. Long arms and big hands. Good first step quickness. Raw in technique. Good effort player. Has the feet to elevate his game as a pass protector and downfield run blocker. Struggled to block the edge in the Senior Bowl. Waist bender in the one on one pass rush drills. Went to the ground several times. Had a tough time blocking Larry English. Will soft set in pass protection and will get leveraged back if he doesn’t play with flat feet. Zone blocking tackle that can run his feet. Needs more strength and violence in his play. Good movement skills in both the run and passing games. Can adjust and block in space. Needs to improve his use of hands. Drops hands in pass pro at times. Good downfield effort in the running game. May disappoint as he is more athlete than football player. Question intensity in his overall play. OSR:3/47. Second round. (A-34 3/4, H-10, BP-27, 10-1.75).

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Jimmy Graham - New Orleans Saints

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JIMMY GRAHAM: Miami, 6063 259 4.55. Started one game in the only year he played. Four-year basketball letterman, one year of college football. Still learning the game. High cut. Will need to work to bend his knees to play low. Struggles as a blocker. Good eye-hand coordination. Not a natural hand catcher. Cradles and traps the ball. Good straight line speed and leaping ability. Waits on ball instead of going up after it at the high point. Needs work in every phase of his game - patterns, coverage recognition, release, separation, catching the ball short and long, inline blocker, and downfield blocker. One speed player that is a developing size/speed prospect. Big target with long arms. Career and 2009 stats are 17 catches, 213 yards, 12.5 yards per catch, and 5 touchdowns. OSR: 1/13. Fourth/fifth round. (A-35, H-10 5/8, BP-DNP, VJ-38.5).

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Draft Rewind 2005 - Logan Mankins - New England Patriots

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about LOGAN MANKINS: Fresno State, 6041 307 5.14. Three-year starter. Physical player. Former walk-on. Played left tackle, projects to an offensive guard. Aggressive on down blocks. Keeps a good base. Ties up linebackers on second level. Needs work on his angles to second level. The team runs behind him. Good use of hands. Keeps them inside defender’s frame. Can dominate opponent at times. Maintains contact and finishes play. Can bend his knees and play low. Position wall off in pass protection. Aggressive. Plays on his feet. Good balance. Plays with leverage. Struggled in the Senior Bowl with the move from tackle to guard. Lunged and was a waist bender in drills. Was not physical and was beaten off the edge when he played tackle in drills. When the defender got the jump on him, he turned it down. Anchor was below average. Was not agile and didn’t react well to quick defenders. Stopped on contact during pulls. Played left guard in East/West game and was aggressive in the run game. Stayed engaged. Demonstrated good mirror and slide. Was voted Fresno State’s most valuable player. Missed 2003 with a torn right ACL. Should be a solid player, but the Senior Bowl left questions. Late second or third round choice.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Chris Cook - Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about CHRIS COOK: Virginia, 6016 212 4.45. Three-year starter. Rangy corner with good size. Can turn and run deep. Wrap tackler in run support. Needs to consciously work to bend his knees. Has a tendency to raise up and play too high then struggles to change direction. Athletic and smooth in his play. A good athlete with loose hips. Possesses good short area quickness for a cover-two corner. Good long speed to run and track vertical deep receivers. Some ball clubs may project him to free safety because of his size and range. Has an injury history and was suspended twice for academics. Not a dumb guy, just didn’t take care of business. Over his career he had 143 tackles, 19 passes broken up, and 7 interceptions. BTR:left 4.30, right 4.48. OSR:3/ 29. Second/third round. (A-32 1/2, H-9 3/8, VJ-38, SS-4.23).

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Draft Rewind 2005 - Richie Incognito - Miami Dolphins

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about RICHIE INCOGNITO: Nebraska, 6032 305 4.91. Junior eligible. Two-year starter as a red-shirted freshman and sophomore. Was suspended by Nebraska in ’03 for violation of team rules by Frank Solich. Was reinstated but then dismissed from the team by Bill Callahan in fall of ’04. Then transferred to Oregon where he was dismissed in less than a week for violation of team rules. Started at Nebraska for two years as a left tackle. Was making the move to center for the fall of 2004 when he was suspended. Explosive knee bender who rolls his hips and has strong lower body. Has ability to regain body control and balance. Can redirect and shift weight quickly to defeat defender. Quick pivot and turn. Physical use of hands, punch, and placement. Explosive six-inch punch. Mauls and dominates opponent at times. Works to sustain and finish blocks. Has the ability in pass protection to quick set, change direction, and redirect. Shows attitude and aggression to engage initial contact with base, balance, and knee bend. Stays square with ability to shadow rusher. Quick reactions to recover to blitz pickup. Easy light feet. Quick to cut off defender. Has lateral agility and quickness to cut off slant move. Can anchor against power. Quick on pull and kick out. Good effort to block downfield. Long snapper on punts with average of .68 to .78 on snaps. Violent player who loses control and has a breakdown in technique at times. One of the top linemen at any position in this draft. Must clean up off-field issues, but has the talent and demeanor to succeed. Originally drafted by St. Louis.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Draft Rewind 2006 - Eric Winston - Kansas City Chiefs

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ERIC WINSTON: Miami, 6065 310 4.94. Started 28 games. Played left tackle for the Hurricanes. Angular and thin-limbed build that is more finesse than powerful. Comes off the ball with a flat back. Sustains contact with defender. Lacks strength in his anchor (thin-hipped). Plays too high and doesn’t bend his knees consistently. Has talent and tools. Not as explosive and powerful as you’d like for a tackle. Recruited as a tight end. Struggled in 2005 in pass protection. Recovered from an ACL in 2004. Wall off position blocker. Good initial quickness. Can recover and redirect. Takes good downfield angles. Slips through and cuts off backside pursuit. Has shorter arms and smaller hands than ideal. Struggles with edge speed and two-move defensive ends. Lacks surge on run blocks. Tried to maul but doesn’t move his feet. Needs more overall strength. Gets up on his toes in pass protection. Can improve his hand use to control defenders. Strength is a major issue. Bunkley, from Florida State, drove him five yards in the backfield. Third or fourth round ability that will get drafted high because of athleticism. Second or third round. (A-32 1/4, H-9 1/4, BP-DNP, 10-1.70). Originally drafted by Houston.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Tyson Alualu - Jacksonville Jaguars

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about TYSON ALUALU: California, 6022 291 4.96. Three-year starter. Power player with a thick lower body. A top effort, every down disruptive player that will punch and spin. Plays with explosiveness and leverage. Naturally strong. Shorter than ideal to play a 5-technique end in a 3-4 scheme. May be a one gap under tackle. Good body control. Stays on his feet. Keeps his balance. Uses a quick arm over move. Reads the play quickly. Good instincts. Disruptive. Forces hurries and pressures the quarterback. Good use of hands and feet. Physical tackler. Finishes the play. Performance not potential. Has 156 career tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 16 sacks, and 4 forced fumbles. Had a 35.5 vertical jump. Edge speed:left 2.02, right 2.16. OSR:26/35 for defensive ends. Third/fourth round. (A-33, H-10, BP-21, 10-1.70).

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - Kavell Conner - Indianapolis Colts

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about KAVELL CONNER: Clemson, 6003 247 4.62. Two-year starter. Active sideline to sideline player. Drives quickly on the plays in front of him. Athletic and smooth in drops and coverage. Always near the ball. Good instincts. Stays square and goes downhill and meets the back with leverage and power. Fills quickly and aggressively. Take on and shed. Good speed and effort to make plays on the perimeter. Takes smart angles. Fluid in his drops. Gets depth. Reads quarterback and reacts very well. Can play short man coverage and run deep down the middle with a tight end. Plays with a good base. Quickness to slip blockers. A hitter that can jolt the ball carrier. Plays the game with intensity and urgency. Quick take off on the blitz and uses his hands and speed to adjust on the move. Over his career he had 313 total tackles, 16 for loss, and 3 sacks. OSR:14/19. Fourth/fifth round. (A-32 3/4, H-9 3/4, BP-24, SS-4.60).

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Draft Rewind 2004 - Matt Schaub - Houston Texans

What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about MATT SCHAUB: Virginia, 6054 240 5.01. Very tall with a somewhat slender build. Started some as a sophomore. Very productive starter the past two seasons. Missed some action as a senior with a shoulder injury. Pocket passer with adequate setup quickness. Holds the ball fairly high. Has a smooth, quick delivery — pushes the ball a bit at times. Poised. Stands in nicely under pressure — will make a throw with a defender bearing down on him. Not real elusive. Has adequate mobility. Comfortable rolling and throwing on the move. High percentage passer — efficient in the short passing game. Accurate with good touch and timing. Does a nice job on screens. Throws a tight spiral. Can gun the intermediate ball but he lacks a powerful arm and is not as effective throwing deep as he is short. Plays with confidence — sees the field well but will throw into coverage looking to make plays. Intelligent. Originally drafted by Atlanta.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Draft Rewind 2009 - TJ Lang - Green Bay Packers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about TJ LANG: Eastern Michigan, 6042 312 5.12. Three-year starter. Played left tackle but projects inside at guard. Played in the Texas vs. Nation game. Not a natural knee bender. Competitive and intense in his play. Plays square with balance and leverage. Power type that has some upper body tightness. Aggressive off on snap. Stays with his target and keeps good head position. Flashes some punch and explosiveness. Works to finish. Goes to the whistle. Gets his hands inside frame and can steer defender. Not a smooth athlete. Plays with a good base and is rarely on the ground. Good downfield effort. Can adjust on the run in pulls. Strong upper body but can be bull rushed if he loses his knee bend. Arms are shorter than ideal. Tough, smart player with some maul in him. Did not attend Combine. Sixth round. (A-32 3/4, H-9 5/8, BP-DNP, 10-1.75).

Monday, October 8, 2012

Draft Rewind 2006 - Stephen Tulloch - Detroit Lions

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about STEPHEN TULLOCH: North Carolina State, 5106 241 4.84. Junior eligible. Started 18 games in two years. Hits through back when he tackles. Quick to fill and constrict the hole. Can’t run on the watch, but ran Florida State’s Booker down from behind. Has competitive play speed. Was the team’s top tackler with all that first round talent. Averaged 13 tackles per game. Face up explosive tackler. Flashes a burst to the ball. Instinctive. Quick to read and react. Makes plays on the perimeter. Plays on the punt team. An effective special teams’ player. Fast twitch guy. Quick and reactive. Runs through gaps and pressures quarterback. Mobile, hostile, and agile as Coach Jake Gaither would say. Takes good pursuit angles. Will contribute and be productive on special teams. Reminds us of Ron McKinnon who was a free agent and has played in the league a long time. Seventh round. (A-30 3/4, H-9 1/2, BP-27, SS-4.19). Orginally drafted by Tennessee.

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Draft Rewind 2010 - JD Walton - Denver Broncos

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JD WALTON: Baylor, 6025 300 5.23. A three-year starter that transferred from Arizona State. Has done both the shotgun snap in the spread and conventional snap to the quarterback under center. Position/wall off type blocker. Creates inside running lanes by turning the down defender. Solid on the block back or “choke” block. Plays on his feet. Good agility and balance in close quarters. Plays with a good base and works to finish his blocks. Will drop his head at times in pass protection but generally slides and adjusts his mirror to wall off defender. Good hand quickness to lock out and position hands on the breast plate and get push on his target. Strong and crafty, but needs to be more consistent with his ability to recover and anchor in pass protection. Good arm length for position. Can improve his lower body strength to anchor a bull rush. Generally plays with good knee bend. Consistent, tough, smart, and has outstanding leadership qualities. OSR: 27/40. Third/ fourth round. (A-33 3/8, H-9 1/4, BP-24, 10-1.79).

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Draft Rewind 2011 - DeMarco Murray - Dallas Cowboys

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DEMARCO MURRAY: Oklahoma, 5115 213 4.41. A four-year starter who has rotated with other backs over his career. A versatile athlete who plays in a spread offense. Has experience at wide receiver, in the slot, and takes the direct snap in the Wildcat along with his running back duties. As a freshman he averaged 29.3 yards per kickoff return. Solid overall run skills, inside and outside. Natural instincts and feel for running the ball. Quick reactions, vision, and has the ability to find and hit a crease with body lean. Runs with a low pad level and has good contact balance. Uses a strong stiff arm to ward off tacklers. A pick and slide type runner who is talented and can sidestep a tackler. Displays good hands to catch all the pass routes with good eye/hand coordination. Dependable and reliable to make plays as needed. A clutch player at crunch time. Three time first team All Big-12 Academic. In 2007 he suffered a hamstring injury on the opening kickoff in the Big-12 Championship and missed the BCS Championship game. Dislocated a knee cap in 2007 in the eleventh game. Career stats: 3685 yds, 4.9 ypc, 50 TDs, 157 receptions, 1571 yds, 13 TDs. OSR:9/36. Third/fourth round. (A-32 1/2, H-9 3/8, BP-22, SS-4.18).

Friday, October 5, 2012

Draft Rewind 2009 - Mohamed Massaquoi - Cleveland Browns

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about MOHAMED MASSAQUOI: Georgia, 6014 210 4.55. Three-year starter. Long arms. Quicker than fast. Good sized target with inconsistent hands. Big game against Georgia Tech put him back on the radar. No hold up on the line. More muscular and thicker than he looks in a uniform. Good body control with the strength to burst through a tackle. A long strider that is inconsistent to drop his weight and burst out of his cuts. He does have good footwork and body balance however. Can read coverages and adjust his routes. When he’s on, he catches everything in his hands. Will reach and extend for the ball. Part of his problem catching may be Matt Stafford’s fast ball. A good worker that will compete. A possession type receiver that has ascending skills and ability to play on Sunday. Has been durable over his career. OSR:25/38. Fourth/fifth round. (A-33 1/4, H-9 7/8, VJ-36.5, SS-4.15).

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Draft Rewind 2011 - Armon Binns - Cincinnati Bengals

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ARMON BINNS: Cincinnati, 6030 209 4.53. Two-year starter who is a productive possession type receiver. A big target who is a hand catcher. Can beat single coverage. Will reach and extend for a poorly thrown ball. Aggressive and competitive on the ball. Played in a spread offense. Picks up speed as he goes down the field. Caught 136 passes the past two years for 1989 yards and 21 touchdowns. A willing blocker who can adjust on the move. A slot type receiver who is durable and consistent. The leading receiver in the Big East Conference with 6.2 catches and 91.8 yards per game. 2010 stats: 75-1101 yds, 14.7 ypr, 10 TDs. OSR:32/ 43. Sixth/seventh round. (A-31 1/2, H-9 1/2, VJ-31.5, SS-4.31). Originally signed as a college free agent by Jacksonville.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Draft Rewind 2006 - Brandon Marshall - Chicago Bears

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about BRANDON MARSHALL: Central Florida, 6044 229 4.53. Two years as a receiver and six games as a free safety. A standout during the week of practice and in the Hula Bowl game. A big receiver that played free safety as a junior and led the team in tackles. A physically strong receiver that can beat press coverage with quickness or strength. Can match and pluck the ball out away from his body. He could separate with quickness off the break. Good ball reactions to see and adjust to the ball in flight. Can make a catch in a crowd then run strong after the catch. Fast for a big receiver. Third/ fourth round. (A-32 5/8, H-8 7/8, SS-4.31, VJ-37). Originally drafted by Denver.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Draft Rewind 2011 - Cam Newton - Carolina Panthers

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about CAM NEWTON: Auburn, 6050 248 4.59. Junior entry. One-year starter. Junior college transfer. Started career at the University of Florida. Won the junior college national championship at Blinn (TX) Junior College in 2009. Runs the spread, no huddle, run first edition. Confident and aggressive in his play. Runs the dive and read option. Quick up the field when he runs the ball. Big and strong. Uses the stiff arm to ward off tacklers. Physical in the run game. Can take and give a hit. Runs the ball out of the Wildcat. Can avoid defenders in space. Question ability to pre-read, sight adjust, and locate secondary receivers. His field vision and awareness are not readily evident. Runs the quarterback counter sweep and follows his blockers. Demonstrates an open field burst to run away from defenders. Can elude pass rushers. Tall enough to see over the line. Has a strong arm and fast ball when he needs it. Can zip the ball on a shallow post route or hit a receiver on a 25-yard comeback. Generally throws to wide open receivers. One flaw is that he stares down and locks on a receiver. Will sling the ball on the run off balance trying to make a play. Will need to learn all the nuances and fundamentals of the pro passing game - consistency, ability to anticipate windows in coverage, taking snaps from center and dropping to the throwing point, decision making, accuracy, balance and footwork in the pocket. The bottom line is that Newton is a big flexible right handed athlete who can make all the throws. Has some natural leadership qualities on the field. He also has mechanic breakdowns which cause the ball to drop or go high and away. A developmental quarterback with rare tools. Has some red flags that need to be addressed. Boom or bust prospect. 2010 stats: 2854 passing yds, 66.1%, 30 TDs, 7 INTs, 1473 rushing yds, 20 rushing TDs. Ball velocity 56 mph. OSR:3/18. First round talent. (A-33 3/4, H-9 7/8, SS-4.18, VJ-35).

Monday, October 1, 2012

Draft Rewind 2012 - Cordy Glenn - Buffalo Bills

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about CORDY GLENN: Georgia, 6056 345 5.08. Four-year starter with experience at both right and left guard as well as left tackle. Red-shirted in 2007. Was moved permanently to left tackle in the spring of 2011. May project inside to guard for some teams. An imposing physical specimen with long arms, a wide body, and athletic feet. Good punch and explosiveness as a run blocker and pass protector. Gets his power from his flexible hips, knees, and ankles. Has the ability to stay balanced with knee bend. Can block on the move. Good effort and ability to block downfield. Powerful on down blocks. Athletic when he pulls and fold blocks. Good initial quickness and movement to adjust on the run. Good body control and follow through. Has the size, strength, and balance to anchor and hold his ground against a bull rush. Demonstrates good lateral range which is a definite requirement if he plays left tackle on the next level. Must focus and concentrate on every play. Has a tendency to have breakdowns in fundamentals and positional intensity. Senior Bowl notes: had a dominant week of practice and demonstrated his versatility playing left guard and both tackle positions. A big man who can pull and be productive in space. Powerful and mobile with good balance. Probable first year starter. OSR:12/ 48. First round. (A-35 3/4, H-10 1/8, BP-31, 10-1.76).