Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline reports that "about 40 percent" of the teams interested in UConn DB Obi Melifonwu see him as a cornerback at the next level.
UConn DB Obi Melifonwu has upcoming visits scheduled with the Steelers, Seahawks and Saints, according to the Houston Chronicle's Aaron Wilson.
An NFL scout is reminded of Deone Bucannon when he sees UConn DB Obi Melifonwu because Melifonwu "can play in the box and in space."
Pro Football Focus compared UConn DB Obi Melifonwu to Seattle Seahawks S Kam Chancellor.
An NFL evaluator indicated that UConn DB Obi Melifonwu’s stock is complicated by his inconsistent film.
UConn DB Obi Melifonwu is scheduled to visit the Steelers, Seahawks and Saints, according to Texans beat writer Aaron Wilson.
An AFC college scouting director told NFL Media's Bucky Brooks that UConn S Obi Melifonwu is a top-40 pick.
Draft Analyst's Tony Pauline reports that NFL scouts are concerned that UConn S Obi Melifonwu is "soft on the field."
Pro Football Focus analyst Steve Palazzolo writes that "[i]t may be time to see [UConn S Obi] Melifonwu’s name in the first round of mock drafts."
At the NFL Combine, 14 of 37 CBs measured in with 32-plus inch arms, with 15 of 24 S doing the same.
UConn S Obi Melifonwu recorded a vertical jump of 44-inches and a broad jump of 11-feet-9 at the NFL Combine.
The Seattle Seahawks are interested in Connecticut DB Obi Melifonwu, according to Eric Edholm of Yahoo! Sports.
NFL Media draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah hears that UConn DB Obi Melifonwu could post testing results similar to those of Dallas Cowboys S Byron Jones.
The MMQB's Peter King suggests UConn DB Obi Melifonwu could run in the low 4.4s at the NFL Combine.
An AFC college scouting director praised the versatility of UConn S Obi Melifonwu and Boston College S John Johnson.