TCU LB Paul Dawson "will need to do some damage control by improving [his combine] numbers with a strong [pro day] showing to help ease concerns for teams considering him in the Day 2 range," observed Scouts Inc.'s Kevin Weidl.
NFL Media analyst Charles Davis wrote that TCU LB Paul Dawson "needs to look as athletic in drills as he does during games" at his pro day.
TCU LB Paul Dawson "kind of does his own thing, which coaches don't love," an NFL scout said.
TCU LB Paul Dawson still ranks as Mike Mayock's top prospect at the position.
NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt believes TCU S Chris Hackett will "overcome his lack of raw speed with his competitiveness" at the next level.
NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt is confident TCU LB Paul Dawson "can overcome his lack of speed and athletic ability to be effective at the next level."
TCU redshirt junior QB Trevone Boykin will undergo surgery in April to repair a fractured wrist.
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock mentioned that an "old-school scout" told him to trust his gut on TCU LB Paul Dawson.
TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline noted that while TCU LB Paul Dawson "physically runs a 4.95 forty, mentally he plays at a 4.3 speed."
TCU LB Paul Dawson fired back at those criticizing his showing at the combine.
TCU S Chris Hackett ran a 4.81 forty on Monday, the slowest time of all defensive backs.
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock said during Sunday's telecast that TCU LB Paul Dawson's poor forty time "just blows me away; I did not see that coming."
TCU LB Paul Dawson made his debut at No. 47 NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah's board.
ESPN's Todd McShay notes that TCU RB B.J. Catalon "is a fast and versatile back who warrants Day 3 consideration because of his talent, but his history with concussions (his most recent one took place Nov. 1, 2014, against West Virginia) could scare teams away."
NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah questions TCU junior S Chris Hackett's speed and notes that he has "too many low missed tackles."