Along with the increased exposure for college athletes comes increased scrutiny. And for Oregon’s LeGarrette Blount, that turned out to be extremely costly.
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The Seahawks’ decision to bring in Pete Carroll was one of the highest profile coaching moves of the past couple years. Carroll left USC after an incredibly successful nine-year run at the university, and is now looking to restore a Seattle franchise that has fallen on hard times since its Super Bowl XL appearance. The first step in the rebuilding process comes here at the Senior Bowl.
Browns defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, and his brother Rex Ryan, the coach of the Jets, have been hanging out often here at the Senior Bowl. Given their booming voices and constant laughter, they are tough to miss.
Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau is here at the Senior Bowl keeping close watch of all the defensive standouts.
The Senior Bowl, combine and pro day workouts are perhaps most important for unheralded players from non-BCS schools. It is their chance to establish themselves as legitimate pro prospects, and make up ground on the more famous players they are competing against for draft position. Wayne State’s Joique Bell is one such player.
A few prominent football players have been Rhodes Scholars in the past, including former USC star quarterback Pat Haden and 1958 Heisman Trophy winner Peter M. Dawkins, and now comes the latest in that tradition.
Tim Tebow is, and will continue to be, the story of the Senior Bowl. And that’s not going to change throughout the draft process.
Senior college prospects aren’t the only ones looking for work here at Ladd Peebles Stadium. Sure, they are in the spotlight, performing for coaches and scouts around the league, and in front of a national audience on the NFL Network.
With an earthquake having devastated his homeland of Haiti, one could forgive University of Massachusetts offensive tackle Vladimir Ducasse for being distracted.
Just because the Jets have arguably the best cornerback in the game right now, Darrelle Revis, does not mean that the team is necessarily content to stand pat in the defensive backfield.
The Jets may have just lost in the AFC Championship Game to the Indianapolis Colts, but that does not mean there isn’t work still to be done.
Wisconsin DE/LB O’Brien Schofield tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during an Under Armour Senior Bowl practice Monday, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
For the fourth consecutive year, NFL Network introduces viewers to the NFL’s next generation of talent with exclusive coverage of the 2010 Under Armour Senior Bowl from Mobile, Ala.