South Mecklenburg High coach Rocky White said that North Carolina freshman DE Jake Lawler is "a special kid – not just in the way he plays, but in the way he does everything."
NFL Media draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah relays that he has heard five different quarterbacks receive No. 1 positional rankings from various team executives and scouts.
UNC QB Mitch Trubisky's representation tweeted a picture of the QB working with Jared Goff and Ryan Lindley prior to the NFL Combine.
UNC QB Mitch Trubisky's father, Dave, said his son will be a full participant at the NFL Combine except for the bench press.
NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah believes UNC QB Mitch Trubisky possesses the best 2016 season tape in this class of quarterbacks.
The MMQB's Peter King writes it "looks like (UNC QB Mitch) Trubisky or (Notre Dame QB Deshone) Kizer to me" for the Chicago Bears at pick No. 3.
CBS draft analyst Dane Brugler wrote that North Carolina CB Desmond Lawrence deserved an invitation to the NFL Scouting Combine due to his "height, length and competitive nature."
On the Move the Sticks podcast, NFL Media analysts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks comped North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky to Trent Green and Alex Smith, respectively.
An AFC national scout says UNC QB Mitch Trubisky "has the same talent as Carson Wentz."
NFL Media's Bucky Brooks compares North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky to Alex Smith.
NFL Films producer Greg Cosell does not view UNC QB Mitch Trubisky as "necessarily a high level talent."
An AFC senior personnel executive compares North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky to Derek Carr.
ESPN's Todd McShay expressed concern over North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky's size and decision-making.
CBS Sports draft analyst Rob Rang notes that North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky "grades very well in many of the areas" that he views as imperative for NFL success.
Rivals recruiting director Mike Farrell believes that North Carolina freshman WR J.T. Cauthen could be "the next stat-stuffer to star in [HC] Larry Fedora's offense."