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Updated Notes From Saturdays Combine (1 Viewer)

BigTex

Don't mess with Texas
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Tony Scheffler/TE/Western Michigan

-He measured in at 6'6 3/8/254 pounds

-He believes his height and great hands will help his stock. But his speed is the thing that will distinguish him against the rest of the field.

-He said he will do a full workout here.

-He said his basket ball experience has helped him with how he uses his body on the football field.

Jeff King/TE/Virginia-Polytech

-Measured 6'5 1/2/246 pounds

-Met with the Jaguars, Eagles, and Seahawks Friday night

-He played on all the special teams in college except kickoff coverage and is hopefull that will give him an edge since right ends are often counted on to contribute on special teams at the pro level

Joe Kloppenstein/TE/Colorado

-Measured 6'5 6/8/255

-will do a full workout

-Wants to get a little heavier.

-Blocking will probably be the biggest adjustment, he said.

Played guard, quarterback, linebacker, and split end in high school.

want to run his 40 in the 4.6 area

Charles David/TE/Purdue

-Checked in at 6'5 3/8 and 263

-Will do the enitre workout.

-Says playing a year of basketball at Purdue helped hi lateral movement.

-Liked basketball better growing up.

-Said he needs to work on his blocking, which he wasn't asked to do much of at Purdue.

-Likes the game of Falcon's TE Alge Crumpler.

-Expects to run a 40 in the low 4.7s or high 4.6s

Mercedes Lewis/TE/UCLA

-Checked in at 6-6/261

-Will do a full workout.

-Likes to think of himself as a mix of Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates.

-Played basketball too as a freshman in college and was offered a basketball scholarship first.

-Says he received about eight basketball scholarships, the biggest being from Connecticut and Arizona, and a lot more football scholarships.

-Has to fight the perception that a former basketball player can't block well.

-Says the "unknown" is the biggest challenge of the predraft process.

Edit to add: More is coming, I just have to type them out.

 
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Maurice Stovall/WR/Notre Dame

-6'4/217

Met with the Patriots on Friday. Feels he would be a great fit since they ran the same offense under Charlie Wesis at Notre Dame.

-Will do everything here but the bench press.

Jason Avant/WR/Michigan

-he said he saw more double coverage in 2005.

-He grew up a Bears and White Sox fan.

-He played cornerback and safety in high school.

-He's friends with Patriots S Rodney Harrison.

-Is deeply religious. Calls May 4, 2003 the best day of his life, when "God saved me with the Holy Spirit, and I've been running for him ever since.

-The biggest game of his career was in his freshman year when he didn't pay a snap and found him quietly on the bech while the rest of the team and fans were cheerig loudly. Said that day he became a Michigan man, not Jason Avant.

-Was grounded for five months for bad grades and not allowed to leave the house.

-Graduated from Michigan on Dec. 18, 2005.

-Feels especially good on the fade route.

Sinorice Moss/WR/Miami

5'8/185

-He said he talks to his brother Santana every day and while they are competitive, they are very close. They've discussed how great it would be to play on the same team at the same position.

-He feels his size works to his advantage as a punt returner.

-As a receiver, he said his size isn't an issue. His speed and heart will provide challenges for cornerbacks.

-he said that he feels the Bears have shown good interest in him, and he felt very comfortable with them.

-Teams are talking to him primarily as a receiver, not a returner.

Chad Jackson/WR/Florida

6'0/213

-Will do everything here.

-He knows because the receiver class isn't strong this season, working out at the combine could really help his draft status.

-He has talked to the Packers, Broncos, and Titans so far here.

Skyler Green/WR/LSU

5-9/1/2 and 192

-Toughest part of the Combine is keeping up with the pace. He doesn't want to be late for anything or leave anyone with a bad impression.

-NFL returner he admires the most is KR/PR Dante Hall of the Chiefs.

-He feels he is a very easygoing person, yet very competitive and hopes that will make a good impression on people here.

Whane asked what teams have shown interest, he immediately said the Patriots. Then he added the Dolphins, Bears, Vikings, and Rams have also shown good interest.

 
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Great stuff BigTex :thumbup:

A couple comments.

Jason Avant/WR/Michigan

-he said he saw more double coverage in 2005.

-He grew up a Bears and White Sox fan.
More double coverage with Braylon gone? Go figure. ;) Bears would be a great fit, but being a fan doesn't mean much.

Sinorice Moss/WR/Miami

5'8/185

-He said he talks to his brother Santana every day and while they are competitive, they are very close. They've discussed how great it would be to play on the same team at the same position.
I really can't see both of them on the field together. Maybe, with Cooley as the big, physical, possession receiver, but I don't see it.
Tony Scheffler/TE/Western Michigan

-He said his basket ball experience has helped him with how he uses his body on the football field.
Waiting for a "MAC basketball player to NFL TE" comparison... :popcorn:
 
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Mercedes Lewis/TE/UCLA

-Likes to think of himself as a mix of Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates.
and I like to think of myself as a mix of Brad Pitt and Russell Crowe.
 
I am a huge Stovall fan - I think his game will be an asset to an NFL team - he is big and can make the big catch. I think Weiss gives Coach Bill enough push that the Pats grab him in round 2.

 
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Omar Jacobs/QB/Bowling Green

-6'3 7/8/232

He had a shoulder injury to his non-throwing arm and is scheduled for a routine MRI, but noted he hasn't had any problems with it.

-He hasn't talked to any teams yet as he just got in Thursday evening.

Erik Meyer/QB/Eastern Washington

-6'1/210

-He feels his best skills are his mobility and ability to throw on the run.

-He's been working out in Florida working on his long ball in preparation for the Combine.

-He has talked to the Falcons, Lions, Raiders, Rams, and Vikings so far.

Brodie Croyle/QB/Alabama

-6024 and 205 pounds

-He makes pride in taking care of the ball, thinks he has shown people that he doesn't force things and give up many turnovers.

-The toughest part of the combine for him has been the non-stop pace.

-He has met with Chiefs, Jets, Bills, and Broncos so far. Is scheduled to meet with the Dolphins tonight (last night). Said he thinks the Chiefs system would be a very easy transition for him.

-He says he's a quarterback who is going to make plays and get wins for you.

 
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Friday Notes, but they are interesting. I've lumped them all together.

Mike Hass/WR/Oregon St

-6-0/208

-Described himself as a good route runner and a reliable target.

-When asked what pro receiver he would remind people of when they saw him, he said Ricky Proehl, saying he has admired the length of his career and how he plays.

-He said he is comfortable both in the slot and as a wideout.

-He has talked to a lot of teams, but isn't sensing that one is more interested than the other.

Jay Cutler/QB/Vanderbilt

-6-3/226

He's a bit desappointed that the other top quarterbacks aren't working out. When asked if he was concerned that he could hurt his stock by performing here, he said no, and added with a smile, "It's just throwing."

-Thinks based on what he's hearing, the NFL is looking for more pocket passers than mobile Quarterbacks.

-Said he's been working on his footwork. Also said he doesn't really like the "gunslinger" label because he thinks the chances he does take aren't reckless.

Matt Leinart/QB/USC

-Doing medicals and interviews only here. No workouts at all. Feels he has showcased his talent over the past three years and doesn't think Sunday would show what he do like his Pro Day will with his own receivers.

-Said he has fielded some questions about being born cross-eyed, and the surgery to correct it as a child.

-Said he's been a winner his whole career, referred to himself as a "Tom Broday type" of quarterback.

-Says Carson Palmer has been tremendous offering hm advice about this whole process and chatted with both Peyton and Eli Manning at the Senior Bowl.

DeAngelo Williams/RB/Memphis

-5'9/214. What's interesting is he measured a half inch taller since the Senior Bowl.

-He said one of his favorite players growing up was Ricky Williams.

-He said the hardest thing at the combine so far is that he had to get up at 5:30 am this morning to get his medical test done. During the medical evaulation, Williams said he was asked about an old high school injury (stress fracture-foot). Tests taken here were negative.

-He said he won't run here but will at his pro day.

Leon Washington/RB/Florida State

-5-7 7/8 and 201

-He said his goal was to reach 5-8

-Hope guys like Emmitt Smith and Barry Sanders help alleviate teams' fears bout short running backs.

-He's training in New Jersey

-Went to former NFL S LeRoy Butler's camp when Washington was growing up.

-he has scored five different ways in college, starting with a fumble recovery in the end zone his freshman year.

-He said teams are talking to him about being a kick returner and third-down back, although he'd like to be a full-time back.

-Has talked with New England, Green Bay, Atlanta, Tampa Bay, and Denver, among others.

Jeriours Norwood/RB/Mississippi State

-5-11, 210

-He hunts and fishes, with turkey huting being his favorite.

-He learned about the quicker pace of coaching and practices at the Senior Bowl.

-Scouts told him he improved his draft stock at the Senior Bowl.

He said his pass protection needs work.

-He has talked with many teams, including the Vikings and Patriots.

 
Friday Notes, but they are interesting. I've lumped them all together.

Mike Hass/WR/Oregon St

-6-0/208

-Described himself as a good route runner and a reliable target.

-When asked what pro receiver he would remind people of when they saw him, he said Ricky Proehl, saying he has admired the length of his career and how he plays.

-He said he is comfortable both in the slot and as a wideout.

-He has talked to a lot of teams, but isn't sensing that one is more interested than the other.
I watched a decent amount of the coverage, probably about 3+ hours each saturday and sunday. And from what I say, I would have to say that Mike Hass impressed me. He caught absolutely everything thrown his way, he was able to run under the over thrown balls with what seemed like little effort. He also made some solid catches on balls thrown behind him. And on a couple of the drills he showed some very good hands.

I am not sure where he will likely be drafted, but I would not be upset to see him go to the Raiders on the 2nd day.

 
Friday Notes, but they are interesting. I've lumped them all together.

Mike Hass/WR/Oregon St

-6-0/208

-Described himself as a good route runner and a reliable target.

-When asked what pro receiver he would remind people of when they saw him, he said Ricky Proehl, saying he has admired the length of his career and how he plays.

-He said he is comfortable both in the slot and as a wideout.

-He has talked to a lot of teams, but isn't sensing that one is more interested than the other.
I watched a decent amount of the coverage, probably about 3+ hours each saturday and sunday. And from what I say, I would have to say that Mike Hass impressed me. He caught absolutely everything thrown his way, he was able to run under the over thrown balls with what seemed like little effort. He also made some solid catches on balls thrown behind him. And on a couple of the drills he showed some very good hands.

I am not sure where he will likely be drafted, but I would not be upset to see him go to the Raiders on the 2nd day.
Mayock really hit the nail on the head with this guy - he just defies his limitations every step of the way. The newest limitation is that he is just a "possession receiver" because he's slow (4.6). He won't be able to gain separation, etc, etc. I can tell you from my week covering the shrine game that Hass is very physical in addition to being a brilliant technician in his hands and route running. Hass said he wanted to be Ricky Proehl, but I think he can be better than that, I think he can be a Hines Ward type...

 
Friday Notes, but they are interesting. I've lumped them all together.

Mike Hass/WR/Oregon St

-6-0/208

-Described himself as a good route runner and a reliable target.

-When asked what pro receiver he would remind people of when they saw him, he said Ricky Proehl, saying he has admired the length of his career and how he plays.

-He said he is comfortable both in the slot and as a wideout.

-He has talked to a lot of teams, but isn't sensing that one is more interested than the other.
I watched a decent amount of the coverage, probably about 3+ hours each saturday and sunday. And from what I say, I would have to say that Mike Hass impressed me. He caught absolutely everything thrown his way, he was able to run under the over thrown balls with what seemed like little effort. He also made some solid catches on balls thrown behind him. And on a couple of the drills he showed some very good hands.

I am not sure where he will likely be drafted, but I would not be upset to see him go to the Raiders on the 2nd day.
Mayock really hit the nail on the head with this guy - he just defies his limitations every step of the way. The newest limitation is that he is just a "possession receiver" because he's slow (4.6). He won't be able to gain separation, etc, etc. I can tell you from my week covering the shrine game that Hass is very physical in addition to being a brilliant technician in his hands and route running. Hass said he wanted to be Ricky Proehl, but I think he can be better than that, I think he can be a Hines Ward type...
I was just reading up on him a bit more, and for some reason it just clicked now that he is only 6'0 tall. He seems to play a lot taller then that for some reason. I can't wait to see where this kid goes and how his career plays out.
 

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