Sunday, April 26, 2015

Top HBCU NFL Draft Prospects 2015

Top HBCU  Prospects for Upcoming 2015 NFL Draft 

#7  Lynden Trail -OLB  Norfolk State 
#1  Lynden Trail : OLB    Norfolk State   
           6-7   262lb   LB    Drafted most likely as Defensive End
           Runs the 40 yd dash  in  4.67 seconds 



 Long,athletic frame.
Has range to cover 
Quick off the Snap 


Considered to be very raw.

(I would love to see Lynden play linebacker at 6-6  and his quickness awesome!)
SBN Black College All-American 
Boxtorow  HBCU   All-American  

Graded   5.12 ( Better than average chance to make roster)  by NFL.COM
Listed  #4  on list  
Rated 106  by NFL Pro Scout 
          141  by
          152  by
          163  by
          Projection:  3rd  or 4th  Round

#70  Robert Myers  -Guard- Tennessee State 
#2  Robert  Myers :   Tennessee State 
           6-5   329lb    OG     
           Runs the 40yd dash in 5.27 seconds


Has good thickness and strength through lower body 
Ability to anchor against bull rushers 
Good foot work and pass protection 


Average lateral athlete. 
Hand placement and strength

Graded   5.05 ( 50/50 chance to make roster)  by NFL.COM
 Listed #2 on list 
 Rated  #158  by
              159  by
              166  by    # 11  Guard 
              169   by
              206   by
              Projection: 6th or 7th round 

#3   De'Ante  Saunders  -CB- Tennessee State 
# 3    De'Ante  Saunders:    CB    Tennessee State 
             5-11   200lb  CB 
             Runs 40 yard dash in 4.4 seconds 


Good Instincts and reaction time Transition in any direction with ease 
Reaches top  speed quickly 


 Smallish cornerback 
Big Receivers can body him up 
Doesn't run through his targets 

Graded   5.16 ( Better than average chance to make roster)  by NFL.COM
               Rated #303  by
                          #642   by  #63 CB
               Projection: 6th or 7th round

# 8  Jerry Lovelocke -Quarterback- Prairie View  A&M
#4     Jerry Lovelocke  : QB     Prairie View A&M 
           6-4    248 lb    Quarterback 
           Runs 40 yard dash in 4.81 seconds 


 Big quarterback with strong hands and above-avergae arm strength
Sets up quickly 
Cool calm and collective in pocket 
Leader with Positive Personality 


 Gives away intentions with his eyes 
 Needs coaching to get though progressions 
 Lacks elusiveness outside pocket  

    Graded  4.9   ( Should be in an NFL training camp) by
    Listed   #1      on  list 
    Rated    #410  by
                  #416    by
    Projection:    Undrafted Free Agent 

#5   Tray Walker  -Corner Back - Texas Southern 
#5     Tray Walker :   CB      Texas Southern 
           6-2     180lb     CB 
           Runs 40yard dash in 4.4  seconds 


 Outstanding height and length. 
Posses good ball skills 
Attacks thorws at high point


lack of make-up speed.
Extremely Raw 
Average Transition quickness 

Graded  5.17   (Better than average chance to make roster) by NFL.COM 
Listed #5  on list 
Ranked  #210  by  
Projection   6th or 7th round 

#86   Khari Lee -Tight End - Bowie State 
#6     Kahri Lee  :     TE     Bowie State 
          6-4     235lb  tight end 
          Runs 40 yard dash in  5.03 seconds 


 Has very capable hands. 
Catches ball away from body  no matter what height 
Will go over defender to make catch 
Good body control 


 Has not been challenged 
Technique as in line blocker 
Sustain blocks 
Average quickness off the snap 

Graded   5.02 ( 50/50 chance to make roster)  by NFL.COM
Ranked  #572  by    #30  Tight End 
Projection:    Undrafted Free Agent

#71   Marcus Reed -Tackle- Fayetteville State 

#7     Marcus Reed :      Fayetteville State 
           6-5     345lb     OG
    Played tackle, but projected as a Guard 

    Expect him to be drafted  possibly  in  6th or 7th  Round 
     Listed # 3 on boxtorow,com list 

#14   Phil Sims  - Quarterback- Winston Salem State
#8    Phillip Sims : (Transfer from  Virginia) Winston Salem State 
           6-3    230lb     Quarterback 
           Listed  as player to watch  on list 
            possible undrafted Free Agent 

#9     Greg McGhee:   Howard 

2 time MEAC offensive player of the year 
All-time MEAC leader in total yards (10,168) 
Listed as player to watch on list 
Signed to play in the Canadian Football  League W/ British Columbia  Lions 
(Personally  I think if he goes for it we will see #7  in the NFL in the not so distant future) 

 #10             Rudy Johnson : Winston Salem State 
                              6-2    205lb    Quarterback 
                              Quarterback /Wide Receiver 
     Worked out at the Wake Forest Pro day as QB & WR
     Projected Free Agent 

Players to Watch :

       Rodney Gunter  -Delaware State- DT 
                         Ranked  #346 by
       Daniel Fitzpatrick -Tennessee State -SS
                         Ranked  #445  by
       Arthur Miley -Southern-Defensive End 
                         Ranked  #489  by 
       Davon  Walls- Lincoln (Mo) - Defensive Tackle 
                        Ranked   #495  by 
       Alfy  Hill- Winston Salem State-Defensive Lineman
                        Ranked    #638  by  
       Mike Sellers-Winston Salem State-Fullback 
       Brandon  Felder- Winston Salem State 
                        Runs 40yard  dash in 4.44 seconds 
       Duvontae Covington -Winston Salem St -DL 
                    Benched 225lbs  26 times on his Pro Day 

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