Chris Steuber Journal
Posted: September 20, 2012
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California Athletics | Illustration by Chris Steuber
Junior WR Keenan Allen is off to a nice start for Cal; he has 20 receptions for 216 yards and a touchdown in three games.
NFL representatives (general managers, scouting directors, scouts, etc.) from all 32 National Football League teams are on the road in search of the top draft eligible prospects and potential diamonds in the rough for the 2013 NFL Draft.
There are some intriguing contests between top teams during Week 4, and as always there will be plenty of great prospects on display for NFL teams to observe. Here is a list of games that I was able to confirm the presence of NFL teams, and the prospects scouts in attendance will likely have their eyes on.
*Denotes juniors; **Denotes redshirt sophomores
Baylor at Louisiana-Monroe
NFL teams attending: Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints and New York Jets.
Prospects to watch: Louisiana-Monroe: QB *Kolton Browning, FS *Isaiah Newsome; Baylor: CB Chance Casey, SS *Ahmad Dixon, DE *Tevin Elliott, QB Nick Florence, CB Demetri Goodson, K *Aaron Jones, OT Cameron Kaufhold, CB *K.J. Morton, TE *Jordan Najvar, WR *Tevin Reese, OL *Cyril Richardson, RB Jarred Salubi, WR Lanear Sampson, RB **Lache Seastrunk, C Ivory Wade, WR Terrance Williams.
Maryland at West Virginia
NFL teams attending: Carolina Panthers, Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins.
Prospects to watch: West Virginia: RB Shawne Alston, WR Tavon Austin, WR *Stedman Bailey, K Tyler Bitancurt, OG Jeff Braun, FB Ryan Clarke, OLB Terence Garvin, OG Josh Jenkins, C Joe Madsen, CB Pat Miller, QB Geno Smith; Maryland: WR Kerry Boykins, FB Devonte Campbell, WR Kevin Dorsey, OLB Darin Drakeford, DT A.J. Francis, FS Eric Franklin, TE Matt Furstenburg, OT Justin Gilbert, OLB Demetrius Hartsfield, CB *Dexter McDougle, OLB/SS Kenny Tate, DT Joe Vellano.
Kentucky at Florida
NFL teams attending: Tennessee Titans.
Prospects to watch: Florida: ILB Jon Bostic, FB *Trey Burton, WR *Andre Debose, DT *Dominique Easley, SS *Matt Elam, FS Josh Evans, DT *Sharrif Floyd, RB Mike Gillislee, WR Frankie Hammond, Jr., C *Jonotthan Harrison, OLB *Jelani Jenkins, OLB Lerentee McCray, OT Xavier Nixon, TE *Jordan Reed, K Caleb Sturgis; Kentucky: WR La'Rod King, CB Martavius Neloms, QB Morgan Newton, RB *Raymond Sanders III, C Matt Smith, DE Collins Ukwu, OG Larry Warford, LB *Avery Williamson, DE Taylor Wyndham.
UAB at Ohio State
NFL teams attending: Chicago Bears and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Prospects to watch: Ohio State: S *C.J. Barnett, FB Zach Boren, WR *Corey Brown, S *Christian Bryant, OT Reid Fragel, DT Garrett Goebel, OG *Marcus Hall, RB Jordan Hall, DT *Johnathan Hankins, CB Travis Howard, S Orhian Johnson, C *Corey Linsley, OT *Jack Mewhort, OG *Andrew Norwell, WR *Verlon Reed, CB *Bradley Roby, OLB Etienne Sabino, DE John Simon, RB *Rod Smith, TE Jake Stoneburner, DE Nathan Williams; UAB: ILB Marvin Burdette, OG Chris Hubbard, K **Ty Long, WR *Jackie Williams.
Virginia at TCU
NFL teams attending: Dallas Cowboys, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins.
Prospects to watch: TCU: WR *Josh Boyce, OLB Kenny Cain, WR Skye Dawson, OT *James Dunbar, OG Blaize Foltz, DE Ross Forrest, C James Fry, RB *Waymon James, DE/OLB Stansly Maponga, QB *Casey Pachall, RB Matthew Tucker; Virginia: OT Oday Aboushi, LB Steve Greer, DT Will Hill, RB Perry Jones, OT *Morgan Moses, TE Colter Phillips, LB LaRoy Reynolds, QB *Michael Rocco, WR *Tim Smith, LB Ausar Walcott.
Massachusetts at Miami (OH)
NFL teams attending: Pittsburgh Steelers.
Prospects to watch: Miami (OH): CB D.J. Brown, QB Zac Dysert, OT *Josh Harvey, WR *Nick Harwell, SS Pat Hinkel, CB *Dayonne Nunley, DE *Jason Semmes; Massachusetts: OT Nick Speller, FS Darren Thellen.
Army at Wake Forest
NFL teams attending: New York Giants (Director of College Scouting Marc Ross).
Prospects to watch: Wake Forest: FB Tommy Bohanon, WR *Michael Campanaro, WR Terence Davis, OLB Joey Ehrmann, CB *A.J. Marshall, CB *Merrill Noel, CB Chibuikem Okoro, QB *Tanner Price, DE Zach Thompson, DL *Nikita Whitlock, C Garrick Williams; Army: FB Jared Hassin, RB *Raymond Maples.
Connecticut at Western Michigan
NFL teams attending: Chicago Bears (General Manager Phil Emery), Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Prospects to watch: Western Michigan: QB Alex Carder, DE Paul Hazel, OT Dann O'Neill, FS *Johnnie Simon, CB *Lewis Toler; Connecticut: OT *Kevin Friend, CB Dwayne Gratz, TE Ryan Griffin, DE Jesse Joseph, RB *Lyle McCombs, OLB Sio Moore, ILB **Yawin Smallwood, DT *Shamar Stephen, WR Nick Williams, DE/OLB Trevardo Williams, CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson.
Miami (FL) at Georgia Tech
NFL teams attending: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, New York Giants, St. Louis Rams, Tennessee Titans and Washington Redskins.
Prospects to watch: Georgia Tech: LB *Jeremiah Attaochu, DT T.J. Barnes, DE Izaan Cross, OG *Will Jackson, SS *Isaiah Johnson, LB **Quayshawn Nealy, RB *David Sims, RB Orwin Smith, CB Rod Sweeting, QB Tevin Washington, OG Omoregie Uzzi, CB *Louis Young; Miami (FL): OLB Ramon Buchanan, RB *Eduardo Clements, TE *Asante Cleveland, DE *Shayon Green, OT *Seantrel Henderson, SS *A.J. Highsmith, WR *Allen Hurns, RB *Mike James, OT *Jermaine Johnson, OG *Brandon Linder, CB Brandon McGee, QB *Stephen Morris, SS Vaughn Telemaque.
Missouri at South Carolina
NFL teams attending: Carolina Panthers and New York Giants.
Prospects to watch: South Carolina: CB Akeem August, TE Justice Cunningham, OLB DeVonte Holloman, OL T.J. Johnson, RB *Marcus Lattimore, CB *Jimmy Legree, QB *Connor Shaw, FS D.J. Swearinger, DE Devin Taylor, ILB Shaq Wilson; Missouri: P Trey Barrow, DE/OLB **Kony Ealy, CB Kip Edwards, OT Elvis Fisher, QB *James Franklin, CB *E.J. Gaines, OLB Zaviar Gooden, RB Kendial Lawrence, DE Brad Madison, WR T.J. Moe, DT *Sheldon Richardson, ILB Andrew Wilson.
East Carolina at North Carolina
NFL teams attending: Arizona Cardinals, Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, New York Giants, New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers.
Prospects to watch: North Carolina: OG Travis Bond, S *Tre Boston, OG Jonathan Cooper, WR Erik Highsmith, OT *James Hurst, DE *Tim Jackson, DE *Kareem Martin, LB Kevin Reddick, QB *Bryn Renner, OT Brennan Williams, DT Sylvester Williams; East Carolina: WR Dayon Arrington, DT Michael Brooks, OT *Grant Harner, LB *Ty Holmes, TE *Justin Jones, FS *Damon Magazu, DE *Matt Milner, CB Leonard Paulk, OG *Will Simmons.
Eastern Michigan at Michigan State
NFL teams attending: Buffalo Bills.
Prospects to watch: Michigan State: CB Johnny Adams, OLB *Denicos Allen, RB *Le'Veon Bell, LB *Max Bullough, RB Larry Caper, CB *Darqueze Dennard, OT Fou Fonoti, DE *William Gholston, DT Tyler Hoover, FS *Isaiah Lewis, OG Chris McDonald, OLB Chris Norman, DE *Marcus Rush, TE *Dion Sims, DT Anthony Rashad White, CB Mitchell White; Eastern Michigan: QB Alex Gillett, CB, *Marlon Pollard, C Andrew Sorgatz.
South Dakota at Northwestern
NFL teams attending: St. Louis Rams.
Prospects to watch: Northwestern: OLB *Chi Chi Ariguzo, S *Ibraheim Campbell, QB *Kain Colter, OT Neil Deiters, WR Demetrius Fields, OG Brian Mulroe, OLB David Nwabuisi, OT Chuck Porcelli, WR *Kyle Prater, DE *Tyler Scott, OT Patrick Ward, DE Quentin Williams; South Dakota: OLB Tyler Starr, P Cole Zwiefelhofer.
California at USC
NFL teams attending: Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Prospects to watch: USC: QB Matt Barkley, CB Brian Baucham, OT *Kevin Graf, CB *Torin Harris, C Khaled Holmes, DE Wes Horton, OG *John Martinez, FS T.J. McDonald, RB Curtis McNeal, RB *Silas Redd, CB *Nickell Robey, FB *Hunter Simmons, SS Jawanza Starling, CB Isiah Wiley, WR *Robert Woods, SS *Demetrius Wright; California: WR *Keenan Allen, CB Marc Anthony, DE *Deandre Coleman, C Dominic Galas, SS Josh Hill, QB Zach Maynard, DT Kendrick Payne, OG Brian Schwenke, RB Isi Sofele, OT Matt Summers-Gavin, DT Aaron Tipoti, CB *Steve Williams.
Citadel at North Carolina State
NFL teams attending: San Francisco 49ers.
Prospects to watch: North Carolina State: OG Zach Allen, DB *David Amerson, FS Brandan Bishop, TE Mario Carter, DE *Darryl Cato-Bishop, RB *Tony Creecy, OT *Rob Crisp, QB Mike Glennon, OT R.J. Mattes, DE Art Norman, WR Tobais Palmer, DT Brian Slay, OG Andrew Wallace, RB James Washington, TE *Asa Watson, C Andrew Wentz, S Earl Wolff; Citadel: None.
South Alabama at Mississippi State
NFL teams attending: New York Giants.
Prospects to watch: Mississippi State: DE *Denico Autry, CB Johnthan Banks, DT Josh Boyd, CB Corey Broomfield, WR Chad Bumphis, C *Dillon Day, OG *Gabe Jackson, OLB Cameron Lawrence, RB *LaDarius Perkins, QB *Tyler Russell, OLB *Deontae Skinner, CB Darius Slay, FS *Nickoe Whitley; South Alabama: ILB Jake Johnson.
Alcorn State at Arkansas State
NFL teams attending: New York Giants.
Prospects to watch: West Virginia: RB Shawne Alston, WR Tavon Austin, WR *Stedman Bailey, K Tyler Bitancurt, OG Jeff Braun, FB Ryan Clarke, OLB Terence Garvin, OG Josh Jenkins, C Joe Madsen, CB Pat Miller, QB Geno Smith; Alcorn State: None.
Michigan at Notre Dame
NFL teams attending: Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, St. Louis Rams and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Prospects to watch: Notre Dame: ILB *Carlo Calabrese, C Braxston Cave, TE, *Tyler Eifert, ILB *Dan Fox, OG Mike Golic, Jr., WR John Goodman, WR *T.J. Jones, DE Kaptron Lewis-Moore, OT *Zack Martin, FS Dan McCarthy, SS Zeke Motta, DT **Louis Nix, RB/WR Theo Riddick, OLB *Prince Shembo, SS Jamoris Slaughter, ILB Manti Te'o, WR Robby Toma, OG *Chris Watt, RB *Cierre Woods; Michigan: DT William Campbell, ILB Kenny Demens, CB J.T. Floyd, FS *Thomas Gordon, SS Jordan Kovacs, OT *Tyler Lewan, OG Patrick Omameh, WR Denard Robinson, DE Craig Roh, WR Roy Roundtree, RB *Fitzgerald Toussaint.
Vanderbilt at Georgia
NFL teams attending: Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Minnesota Vikings.
Prospects to watch: Georgia: OG *Chris Burnette, CB Sanders Commings, OT *Kenarious Gates, DT *Kwame Geathers, DT John Jenkins, DT Abry Jones, DE/OLB *Jarvis Jones, WR Tavarres King, TE *Arthur Lynch, QB *Aaron Murray, LB *Alec Ogletree, FS Baccari Rambo, FB Richard Samuel, DE Cornelius Washington, SS Shawn Williams; Vanderbilt: OLB Archibald Barnes, OT *Wesley Johnson, FS *Kenny Ladler, DT Rob Lohr, WR *Jordan Matthews, DE Walker May, RB *Warren Norman, QB Jordan Rodgers, OG Ryan Seymour, RB Zac Stacy, CB Trey Wilson.
Clemson at Florida State
NFL teams attending: Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Washington Redskins.
Prospects to watch: Florida State: DE Cornellius Carradine, DT Everett Dawkins, K Dustin Hopkins, DE Brandon Jenkins (injured), OLB *Christian Jones, SS *LaMarcus Joyner, QB E.J. Manuel, DT Anthony McCloud, DT Jaccobi McDaniel, OLB Nick Moody, RB Lonnie Pryor, CB *Xavier Rhodes, WR Rodney Smith, RB Chris Thompson, DE *Bjoern Werner, ILB Vince Williams; Clemson: QB *Tajh Boyd, CB Xavier Brewer, K *Chandler Catanzaro, RB Andre Ellington, TE Brandon Ford, C Dalton Freeman, DE Mallicaiah Goodman, FS Rashard Hall, WR *DeAndre Hopkins, SS Jonathan Meeks, OLB Jonathan Willard.
Syracuse at Minnesota
NFL teams attending: Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers.
Prospects to watch: Minnesota: ILB *Brendan Beal, OLB Keanon Cooper, QB MarQueis Gray, WR Brandon Green, CB Kyle Henderson, OT *Ed Olson, ILB Mike Rallis, OLB Spencer Reeves, CB Troy Stoudermire, FS *Brock Vereen, DE D.L. Wilhite; Syracuse: DE Deon Goggins, WR Alec Lemon, QB Ryan Nassib, OT *Justin Pugh, WR Marcus Sales, DE Brandon Sharpe, ILB *Marquis Spruill, SS Shamarko Thomas, OLB Dan Vaughan.
Air Force at UNLV
NFL teams attending: Miami Dolphins.
Prospects to watch: UNLV: DE/OLB *James Boyd, RB *Tim Cornett; Air Force: CB *Steffon Batts, RB Cody Getz.
Chris Steuber has covered the NFL and NFL Draft for multiple media outlets over the last decade, and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs, including: The Colin Cowherd Show, NFL Network's Path to the Draft and Daily News Live on Comcast SportsNet (Philadelphia)... full biography