Next on the college football showcase circuit is the Senior Bowl, which will be held this Saturday at 4 p.m. ET in Mobile, Ala., and televised on NFL Network. Like the East-West Shrine Game that wrapped up this past weekend, scouts and coaches from across the NFL will tune into the all-star game to evaluate the talent and find any hidden gems.
The early talk around the NFL hopefuls has included BYU defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, who is drawing comparisons to Giants Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.
“The former walk-on track star has been the buzz of the NFL scouting community with his exceptional athleticism, movement skills and motor,” NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks wrote about Ansah.
“Scouts rave about his raw talent and rush skills despite a limited football background. In fact, the comparisons to Jason Pierre-Paul have been flying off the tongues of evaluators since Ansah started wreaking havoc on opponents in the fall. If he seizes this opportunity to showcase his talents against elite competition, Ansah can transition from urban legend to certain first-round pick.” Read more »
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