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Illinois redshirt junior QB Wes Lunt has "physical traits" that "immediately attracts the attention of pro scouts, consistently making NFL throw after NFL throw," CBS Sports' Dane Brugler observes.

"And while the statistics look promising (63.5-percent completions, 14:3 touchdown:interception ratio), Lunt underwhelmed last season, although he did show the potential to be one of the best passers in the conference. He has pro physical traits with his size, mobility and arm strength that immediately attracts the attention of pro scouts, consistently making NFL throw after NFL throw," Brugler writes. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Lunt passed for 1,763 yards, 14 TDs and three interceptions last season for Illinois. The former Oklahoma State transfer started off hot last season before he broke his leg in a loss to Purdue.
Source: CBS Sports
Jun 30 - 3:59 PM

NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein ranks Texas A&M sophomore DE Myles Garrett as his No.1 edge defenders to watch in College Football in 2015.

"Garrett might already be the best pure edge rusher in the country thanks to his upfield burst and destructive inside move. Garrett has cat-quick change of direction to keep him in more plays than the norm and he's surprisingly difficult to redirect once he starts to turn the corner in his pass rush," Zierlein wrote. The 6-foot-5, 247-pound Garrett posted 11.5 sacks, and was second among defensive linemen with 50 tackles in his freshman season. Garrett earned Consensus Freshman All-America, was a Freshman All-SEC selection, and brought home second-team All-SEC honors last season.
Source: NFL.com
Jun 30 - 3:42 PM

CBS Sports' Dane Brugler notes that Indiana senior OT Jason Spriggs's is "a quick study with the needed movement skills for the position that has piqued the interest of NFL scouts."

"He needs to improve the timing and force of his punch in order to better control defenders, but he has the temperament needed to match up vs. fierce pass rushers. Spriggs is still developing and seeing new things, but he's a quick study with the needed movement skills for the position that has piqued the interest of NFL scouts," Brugler wrote. The 6-foot-6, 305-pound Spriggs allowed just two sacks in 689 snaps, with 45 knockdowns, earning Honorable mention All-Big Ten honors last season. Spriggs has shown that he is durable, with 34 starts in 35 games for the Hoosiers at left tackle.
Source: CBS Sports
Jun 30 - 3:22 PM

CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes Illinois senior CB V'Angelo Bentley "has football speed, smarts and swagger that will appeal to the next level."

"He doesn't have ideal size or timed speed, but he has football speed, smarts and swagger that will appeal to the next level. If Bentley can turn inconsistency into more production as a senior, he will make himself some money this season," Brugler writes. The 5-foot-10, 190-pound Bentley earned All-Conference Honorable Mention honors in 2014, posting 46 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, with three passes defended and one interception. Bentley also showcases play-making ability on special teams, as he led the Fighting Illini with 692 kick return yards and 123 punt return yards.
Source: CBS Sports
Jun 30 - 2:56 PM

The NFL Supplemental Draft is scheduled for July 9.

This year's summer draft will be focused on one prospect: Clemson offensive tackle Isaiah Battle. The Tiger started 11 of 12 games last season at left tackle and could be the first supplemental selection since 2012. Some have mentioned a third or fourth-round pick being used, but we don't see a player worthy of that draft capital and that team would then lose the same round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Jun 30 - 2:29 PM

North Carolina Central wide receiver/kick returner Adrian Wilkins' Pro Day will be on on July 8th, according to Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson.

The North Carolina Central prospect could make a difference on special teams at the next level, but it's not a guarantee that he'll get drafted during the supplemental draft. Most likely, the 5-foot-8, 175-pound Wilkins will have to make an impact on special teams in camp this summer, in order to make an NFL roster. In 2013, Wilkins returned two punt returns and three kickoffs for touchdowns. Wilkins averaged more than 20 yards per kick return, while posting 50 receptions for 540 yards and three touchdowns for the NCCU Eagles last season.
Jun 30 - 2:25 PM

The Clarion Ledger reports the stepfather of Ole Miss junior Laremy Tunsil says the argument that led to Tunsil punching him was over the offensive tackle "riding around with football agents."

The argument was between Tunsil's mother and stepfather, and Tunsil allegedly stepped in and punched his stepfather, leading to an arrest on charges of domestic violence. The stepfather was "very excited" when police arrived and told the cops that "Tunsil and the agents" left in a yellow convertible following the altercation.
Jun 30 - 2:12 PM

Illinois redshirt senior Josh Ferguson "is much more talented than what it says on paper," CBS Sports' Dane Brugler observes.

"The Illinois' offense has struggled in recent years, especially on the ground, ranking 114th in the country last season in rushing. But that statistic doesn't accurately tell the tale of Ferguson, who is much more talented than what it says on paper," Brugler wrote. The 5-foot-10, 195-pound Ferguson rushed for 735 yards and eight touchdowns, while averaging 5.0 yards a carry in 2014. Ferguson was also a weapon in the passing game, adding in 50 receptions for 427 yards and two touchdowns for the Fighting Illini.
Source: CBS Sports
Jun 30 - 2:07 PM

West Virginia graduate RB Andrew Buie will play his final season for UNC Charlotte.

Buie had a productive season in 2012, rushing for 851 yards and seven touchdowns. Since then he has been a situational player. UNCC running back Kalif Phillips rushed for 1,436 yards and scored 20 touchdowns last season, so Buie could be a complementary piece.
Jun 30 - 12:59 PM

Louisville graduate WR Michaelee Harris will play his final season at Akron.

Harris' time at Louisville has been filled with injuries. Notably, Harris has torn the ACL and PCL in both knees and missed two full seasons. He started five games last season but only recorded nine catches for 113 yards and a touchdown.
Jun 30 - 12:38 PM

Redshirt sophomore ArDarius Stewart is expected to be Alabama's No. 1 WR this season.

"In 2015, he's expected to make that last man miss, to catch the ball on his fingertips and become Alabama's No. 1 playmaking receiver," beat writer Alex Scarbrough writes. If the spring game was any indication, Stewart is on his way to taking that step after recording eight receptions for 118 yards and two touchdowns. Stewart has 12 receptions and 149 yards to his name.
Source: ESPN
Jun 30 - 12:05 PM

ESPN's Alex Scarbrough pegged junior LB Reuben Foster as Alabama's breakout candidate.

Foster has shined on special teams through two seasons, making highlight reel tackles with an old school mentality. Now Foster is expected to transition to weakside linebacker next to Reggie Ragland. Scarbrough does point out that Foster needs to stay healthy, as "lowering his head too often... has ended in quite a few visits with the training staff."
Source: ESPN
Jun 30 - 11:09 AM

Suspended FSU freshman QB De'Andre Johnson has been charged with misdemeanor battery after hitting a woman in a bar, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach.

Johnson was immediately suspended once the original accusation was made on June 25. More information and analysis should be available soon on what this charge means for Johnson's standing with the school and for his future with the team.
Jun 30 - 10:37 AM

Marshall redshirt sophomore Angelo Jean-Louis is moving from the outside into a slot WR role.

"His talent as a receiver is undeniable. His physical gifts are plentiful," beat writer Derek Redd writes. As a redshirt freshman, Jean-Louis started eight games on the outside and caught 21 passes for 490 yards (23.3 ypc) and six touchdowns. That yards per catch average should drop drastically in the slot, but Jean-Louis could be option No. 2 in this offense behind running back Devon Johnson.
Jun 30 - 10:25 AM

Michigan State QB Connor Cook "has a lot of tools to work with," according to NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah.

Jeremiah highlighted one play which showcased Cook looking left after play action out of shotgun, then hitting a receiver on the right with a defensive lineman closing in on him. It was a quick play but one some quarterbacks could not make due to frenetic behavior against interior pressure. That is not to say Cook always makes positive plays when facing rushers, far from it, but he has the level of ability to make difficult throws from an unbalanced base.
Jun 30 - 9:50 AM



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