Scouts Inc.'s Kevin Weidl believes a strong pro day workout will help Missouri EDGE Shane Ray solidify a top 20 selection.
If Missouri DE Shane Ray "can flash decent movement skills in space and show a solid understanding of basic coverage concepts," he could "boost his chances" of going in the top-10, according to NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks.
Draft insider Tony Pauline passes along word the Titans and Jaguars have shown "a lot of interest" in Missouri Shane Ray.
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock said Missouri defensive end Markus Golden "doesn't lack motor, but he lacks in both size and arm length."
At the combine, Missouri DE Shane Ray "was constantly associated with" the Atlanta Falcons "as their leading choice in round one," according to TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline.
An NFL scout said there's "no way in hell" Missouri DE Shane Ray "can be an outside 'backer," and believes Ray will soon fall on draft boards.
Missouri DE Shane Ray (foot) won't participate in combine drills.
Missouri redshirt senior OT Mitch Morse was unable to participate in the Senior Bowl because of surgery on his left index finger, according to CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.
NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein thinks Missouri DE Shane Ray's pursuit ability is like the infected zombies in "28 Days Later" and added he "cheered for a running back to actually get away from Ray at one point while watching tape."
NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah told Jaguars.com that Missouri edge player Shane Ray's true size is something NFL clubs could have questions about.
Missouri edge player Shane Ray lined up as the right defensive end on 93 percent (382) of his snaps in 2014, according to Steve Palazzolo.
Missouri edge rusher Shane Ray's "height, weight and speed could compare favorably to Denver's Von Miller when he was drafted out of Texas A&M in 2011," writes ESPN.com's Steve Muench.
High school DL Terry Beckner Jr., the No. 2 player in the ESPN 300, committed to Missouri.
ESPN.com's RecruitingNation predicts No. 2 overall recruit DE Terry Beckner Jr. will choose Missouri.
The Falcons like Missouri redshirt junior edge rusher Shane Ray, though expected HC Dan Quinn figures to have a say in the team's draft decision, reported TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.