Iowa redshirt senior S Jordan Lomax "uses his compact build and tenacious attitude to punish defenders coming into his space, but the former cornerback has the footwork to be effective in coverage as well," notes Per NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Iowa redshirt freshman DB Jalen Embry has opted to transfer from Iowa to an unspecified JUCO program.
Iowa senior WR Tevaun Smith "has the ability to be a solid No. 2 option for an NFL team within a couple of seasons," proposes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Iowa will stand by junior C.J. Beathard as the school's starting QB.
Iowa senior DE Drew Ott "has the size and agility to stay outside in a four-man NFL front," writes NFL Media draft analyst Chad Reuter.
Iowa senior WR Tevaun Smith might be a "sleeper on offense," writes TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline
TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline calls Iowa redshirt senior S Jordan Lomax "a Bob Sanders type."
TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline writes that Iowa redshirt junior CB Greg Mabin "has better size than [Desmond King] and also offers next level ball skills."
Per TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline, Iowa junior CB Desmond King is a "shut down corner with complete ball skills."
Iowa senior DE Drew Ott has been named to the 2015 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, presented annually to the national defensive player of the year.
Iowa senior TE Jake Duzey is the No. 4 senior tight end draft prospect in the nation, believes ESPN's Mel Kiper.
CBS Sports' Rob Rang notes that Iowa junior CB Desmond King reminds him of "former Iowa standout - and current Green Bay Packers defensive back - Micah Hyde."
While scouts will appreciate the "versatility" Iowa redshirt senior C Austin Blythe has shown at Iowa, he "projects best at center in the NFL," CBS Sports' Rob Rang observes.
Iowa senior DE Drew Ott's "frame, strength and toughness could make him positon and scheme versatile in the eyes of scouts," CBS Sports' Rob Rang observes.
TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline believes Iowa has three defensive backs who will garner at least mid-round draft grades.