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Virginia senior S Anthony Harris is on NFL scouts' radars due to his ball hawking ability, writes NFL.com's Bucky Brooks.

"Based on his production and spectacular play, Harris is squarely in the cross hairs of scouts looking for an impact player in the middle of the field," wrote Brooks. "The Virginia standout led the nation last season with 8 interceptions, which is certainly an impressive number for a defender playing on a team that rarely held a lead. If Harris can display better physicality and toughness as a deep-middle defender, he can solidify his status as a top prospect at the position." The first-team all-ACC selection, also named an All-American by Sports Illustrated, tallied 80 tackles in 2013. Harris is one of the top early 2015 NFL safety prospects, according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt, who called him an "excellent athlete."
Source: NFL.com
Jun 4 - 9:33 PM

Virginia senior S Anthony Harris is one of the top early 2015 draft safety prospects, according to NFL.com's Gil Brandt.

"Harris is an excellent athlete who played quarterback in high school," Brandt wrote. As a junior strong safety in 2013, Harris led the nation with eight interceptions while making 80 tackles. The first-team all-ACC selection was named an All-American by Sports Illustrated.
Source: NFL.com
May 19 - 7:52 PM

Virginia freshman DL Andrew Brown has offseason surgery to repair a turf toe issue, according to CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler.

Brown will be ready for fall practice. The freshman was the 2013 Gatorade National Player of the Year and Virginia's top recruit. He should compete for immediate playing time with the Cavaliers.
May 14 - 11:31 AM

Jaguars selected Virginia C Luke Bowanko with the No. 205 overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft.

Bowanko is a three year starter, seeing extended time at right guard, left guard and center. The Jaguars showed interest during the process despite Bowanko being snubbed from major all star games. He could be a swing reserve interior offensive lineman.
May 10 - 5:05 PM

Ravens selected Virginia DT Brent Urban with the No. 134 overall pick in the 2014 draft.

Urban (6-foot-6 5/8, 295) was a two-year starter at UVA, finishing his career with 16.5 tackles for loss and three sacks. He made All-ACC honorable mention as a senior. Urban is a classic five-technique prospect with lengthy 34 1/4-inch arms, but lacks explosive athleticism and will probably never become a high-impact pass rusher. Urban's length, "country" strength, and ability to bat down passes at the line of scrimmage have earned him comparisons to a poor man's J.J. Watt.
May 10 - 2:32 PM

Redskins selected Virginia OT Morgan Moses with the No. 66 overall pick in the 2014 draft.

Moses (6-foot-6 1/8, 314) made 43 starts for the Cavaliers, 12 at left tackle, 30 at right tackle, and one at right guard. He was UVA's left tackle as a senior, yielding only two sacks. Moses measured in with vine-like 35 3/8-inch arms at the Combine, running 5.35 with a 21 1/2-inch vertical. Despite athletic limitations, Moses has a chance to stay on the blindside in the pros because of his length. He projects as likely NFL starter, albeit with some bust risk. There's a concerning amount of stiffness to Moses' game, he's a disinterested run blocker, and he has a reputation for laziness. The Redskins will ask Moses to play right away, likely at right tackle.
May 9 - 9:39 PM

Miami does not have a first-round grade on Virginia T Morgan Moses, according to the Miami Herald.

Trusted beat reporter Adam Beasley reports that the Dolphins, who badly need a starting RT, have first-round grades on just five offensive tackles: Notre Dame's Zack Martin, Michigan's Taylor Lewan, Texas A&M's Jake Matthews, Auburn's Greg Robinson and Tennessee's Ja’Wuan James. "In their eyes, there’s a drop-off to the next level, which includes Virginia’s Morgan Moses," Beasley wrote. ESPN's Todd McShay calls Moses "one of the 15 best players in the draft."
Apr 27 - 8:18 PM

ESPN's Todd McShay said on the "First Draft" podcast that Virginia T Morgan Moses "is one of the 15 best players in the draft."

"Write that down," McShay said. "He's got power, he's got the long, long arms, almost 36 inch arms... not many guys like that." Moses played some of his best football against top-notch rushers such as Vic Beasley, Jeremiah Attaochu and Kyle Van Noy. Mel Kiper, however, believes Moses plays too high. Kiper scoffed at McShay's assertion that Moses is better than Notre Dame's Zach Martin. "Talk about overrating an offensive tackle," Kiper said.
Apr 23 - 7:07 PM

Scouts Inc.'s Kevin Weidl and Steve Muench said during a "NFL Draft Blitz" segment that Virginia T Morgan Moses is a "sleeper franchise left tackle."

"I think he's going to go pretty quick in that first round," Weidl said. Muench agreed, and pointed to Moses' work against GTU's Jeremiah Attaochu as evidence: While the explosive Attaochu abused Virgina's right tackle, whenever the Yellow Jackets' star lined up over Moses he was erased. Scouts Inc. draft guru Todd McShay moved Moses up to No. 14 overall earlier this month, and NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock is a known fan. His stock is rising.
Source: ESPN.com
Apr 19 - 4:07 PM

Draft insider Tony Pauline reports that Virginia T Morgan Moses' "value has increased after the injury to Brandon Thomas."

"It's not that Thomas would have been selected before Moses rather the injury precludes a team passing on Moses with the hopes of getting Thomas a round later," wrote Pauline. "I’m told the Carolina Panthers could grab Moses late in round one and many think he won’t get past the Washington Redskins in the second frame." This sounds about right to us. If Moses isn't tabbed late in Round 1, he won't have to wait too long to hear his name announced on Day 2.
Apr 18 - 11:25 PM

When asked which draft prospect has elevated their stock that he might have missed the first time around, NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock mentioned Virginia T Morgan Moses.

Moses didn't test well at the combine, and he doesn't have a great body, but Mayock loves his game tape, a sentiment echoed by Houston SportsTalk 790 hosts Adam Clanton and Lance Zierlein. It's not hard to see why the footage swayed them: Moses succeeded against top-notch rushers such as Vic Beasley, Jeremiah Attaochu and Kyle Van Noy.
Apr 7 - 8:57 PM

Virginia T Morgan Moses is now Scouts Inc. draft analyst Todd McShay's No. 14 overall prospect.

Moses easily jumped the most spots, as he was previously listed at No. 32 overall. "Moses is an effective run-blocker, with good quickness and finishing ability and only really needing to work on his balance, but where he really stands out is as a pass protector." Moses faced some very good rushers in Vic Beasley, Jeremiah Attaochu and Kyle Van Noy, but fared quite well against each opponent.
Source: ESPN
Apr 4 - 10:22 AM

Virginia DT Brent Urban "could be a sleeper," according to ESPN.com's Todd McShay.

"I'd call him a poor man's J.J. Watt right now in terms of fit and also based on his special knack for swatting passes," McShay wrote. "He's a perfect 3-4 defensive end, creating good leverage against the run despite a long, 6-7, 295-pound frame. He uses his length well, both knocking down passes at the line of scrimmage and also using his strength and long arms to shed blocks, and can also just push a blocker backward when he's not doubled. He broke his foot before the Senior Bowl, but that could help turn him into a steal on Day 2." Urban led all FBS defensive lineman with nine pass breakups last season despite playing in just eight games. McShay's colleague Steve Muench compared him favorably to 2012 San Diego second-round pick Kendall Reyes in February. Muench added that Jacksonville, Indianapolis and New England were potential Urban landing spots.
Mar 31 - 10:32 PM

Scout Inc.'s Kevin Weidl calls Virginia T Morgan Moses a "giant with impressive feet and lateral agility."

And Moses has already proven that he can neutralize top DE prospects, as the analyst notes. "Moses did a heck of a job against Jeremiah Attaouchu (who I'm fairly high on)," Weidl wrote. Moses will go between the late-first and early-second round.
Mar 25 - 8:30 PM

Virginia T Morgan Moses will meet with the Panthers on Friday, as opposed to Wednesday.

Moses has scheduled at least nine private meetings. If Carolina falls in love, they'll probably have a chance to pop Moses in the latter stages of Round 1. Moses probably won't be around when the Panthers choose again.
Mar 19 - 5:09 PM


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