NFL scouts speaking with the New Jersey Star-Ledger universally praised USC DL Leonard Williams, with one calling him "fool-proof" and another saying "he's the best I've seen (on the defensive line) in a long, long time."
USC RB Javorius "Buck" Allen is "capable of being a three-down back in the NFL, given his pass-catching ability," wrote ESPN's Todd McShay.
An analytics director says USC WR Nelson Agholor would be a great value if he slips to the second round.
USC DL Leonard Williams is visiting the Redskins on Wednesday.
USC CB Josh Shaw "could be a big corner, but I think he would excel inside," believes CBS Sports' Pete Prisco.
USC DL Leonard Williams "graded out extremely well in our system," said Pro Football Focus senior analyst Steve Palazzolo.
USC CB Josh Shaw is "instinctive, highly physical and a reliable tackler, however, which I believe makes him one of this year's better safety prospects," notes CBS Sports' Rob Rang.
USC WR Nelson Agholor "is a fierce competitor with excellent work habits in the weight and film rooms and takes his role as a team leader seriously," notes NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney.
NFL media's Bucky Brooks spoke with one veteran NFC scout who pointed to USC's Buck Allen, UNI's David Johnson and South Carolina's Mike Davis as this year's "hidden gems" at RB.
NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney dubs USC RB Javorius "Buck" Allen "is a jack of all traits and the master of none, which may be credentials for some team looking for somebody to control the clock at the end of a game or help play defense on offense."
NFL Media insider Ian Rapoport reports that USC WR Nelson Agholor had a private workout with the Panthers, and plans to work out for the Patriots next.
ESPN's Todd McShay notes that USC WR Nelson Agholor "can play inside or outside, and is a smooth and sudden route runner."
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler believes that the Dallas Cowboys could target USC CB Josh Shaw in the 2nd to 3rd round, if they draft a "RB/DL/LB in the 1st round."
NFL Media analyst Mike Mayock has eight first-round grades on receivers.
NFL Media analyst Charles Davis thinks USC DL Leonard Williams could slide out of the top six.