ESPN's Todd McShay noted Kentucky LB Bud Dupree "has been a little inconsistent on tape from one game to the next, but he has really good natural tools and a lot of potential to develop, and he verified that with his [combine] workout."
An NFL scout told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that Kentucky LB Bud Dupree is "athletic, but he's got no instincts."
Kentucky LB Bud Dupree "shows an incredible lower-body explosion," NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock said during the NFL Network's Sunday combine telecast.
Kentucky LB Bud Dupree posted an unofficial time of 4.57 seconds in the 40-yard dash on Sunday.
An NFC East regional scout said Kentucky LB Bud Dupree is a "pure see 'em, get 'em 3-4 rush end."
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler notes that Kentucky edge rusher Alvin "Bud" Dupree "should turn heads in every drill for a 265-pounder."
Kentucky LB/EDGE Alvin "Bud" Dupree has similar athleticism to Jamie Collins, according to NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
Kentucky LB/EDGE Alvin "Bud" Dupree is "raw but learning, with huge growth potential as a player," according to NFL Media draft analyst Lance Zierlein.
NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks believes Kentucky senior DE Za'Darius Smith has "flashed the quickness, burst and athleticism that scouts covet in nickel edge defenders."
Kentucky senior DE Za'Darius Smith "was the [East-West Shrine Game's] most disruptive defender, using his combination of burst off the snap and long arms to slip past offensive tackles and harass the quarterback," wrote CBS Sports' Rob Rang.
NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah praised Kentucky senior DE Za'Darius Smith's "explosiveness" off the snap.
Kentucky LB/EDGE Alvin "Bud" Dupree will not play in the Senior Bowl.
Kentucky redshirt junior RB Braylon Heard will declare for the NFL draft.
Kentucky senior OT Darrian Miller is "lining up solely at left tackle" at East-West Shrine practice, according to TFY Draft Insider Tony Pauline.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler notes that Kentucky senior DE Za'Darius Smith "has heavy hands and knows how to use his length, projecting him as a base end."