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Quick Hits: 2014 East-West Shrine Game

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

San Jose State wide receiver Chandler Jones was one of the stars of Saturday’s Shrine Game. (Photo: Cary Edmondson — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

BBD Assistant Editor: Joe Marino

Before the Senior Bowl begins in earnest with practices on Monday, the biggest contest on the pre-draft all-star game schedule thus far came Saturday with the East-West Shrine Game, televised on NFL Network from St. Petersburg, Fla.

The East won Saturday’s game, 23-13, but the final score was essentially meaningless. Instead, the game served as the culmination of a week-long opportunity for 2014 draft prospects to showcase their talents to NFL coaches, scouts and executives in hopes of being among this year’s 256 draft selections.

Which players made impressions, positive or negative, in Saturday’s game? While it’s hard to make any big takeaways from the game, as the practices actually hold more value in the all-star game evaluation process, there were a players who might have made scouts want to go back and take another look at their tape, for better or for worse.

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Prospect Preview: Heart of Dallas Bowl

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Kawann Short will be one to watch in this one (Photo: US Presswire)

BBD Writer Tony Wiltshire

After a disappointing season, Oklahoma State (7-5) will meet Purdue (6-6) in the 2012 Heart of Dallas Bowl. The teams last met in 1997 in the Alamo Bowl, and it should be interesting to see if the Boilermakers can limit the explosive Oklahoma State offense. There are players on both sides of the ball that will soon extend their careers in the NFL. (more…)


Sleeping Seniors: Big Ten Leaders Division

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Could this be the year that Penn State fans have been waiting for from Jack Crawford?

As we continue this series we move into the Big 10 and take a look at the new Leaders Division. The Big 10 is known for its powerful based football and it shows in this article as 5 of the 9 sleepers listed below are lineman. So find out who may be sleeping this year in the Big 10, well other than JoePa. (more…)



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