Posts Tagged ‘Duke Williams’

A Prospect For Each Round: Safety

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Josh Evans is an intriguing mid-round developmental free safety prospect in this year’s class. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Matthew Jones

New England recently added Adrian Wilson to their group of safeties, signing the twelve-year veteran to a three-year contract; however, they still have room for another player. Read on to find out who the Patriots may target if they deem the safety position a target area in April.


2013 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: New Mexico Bowl (Nevada-Arizona)

Sunday, December 16th, 2012
Duke Williams Nevada Safety

Duke Williams had an up and down game in the New Mexico Bowl. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

The first bowl game of the bowl season turned out to be a last-minute thriller, as the Arizona Wildcats made up a 13-point deficit by scoring 14 points in the game’s final 42 seconds — with an onside kick in between — to win an offensive shootout 49-48 over the Nevada Wolfpack in the New Mexico Bowl.

This exciting college football game, which served as both a culmination to Arizona and Nevada’s seasons as well as a kick-off to the bowl season, also featured numerous 2013 NFL draft prospects on each side:


2013 NFL Draft: Potential Patriots in the New Mexico Bowl

Friday, December 14th, 2012
Duke Williams Nevada NFL

Duke Williams is the top 2013 NFL Draft Prospect in the New Mexico Bowl. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

College football’s bowl season kicks off with the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday afternoon between the Nevada Wolf Pack and the Arizona Wildcats. In addition to the game being nationally televised — as all 35 bowl games are — NFL scouts will likely be in attendance to watch the top prospects from each team play their final collegiate game before preparing for the 2013 NFL draft.

While neither of these teams has any prospects likely to be selected in the draft’s first two days, there is some intriguing talent on both teams that could draw interest in the late rounds of the draft or as undrafted free agents.

The New England Patriots currently have only one pick in the draft’s final four rounds, but chances are good that they will acquire additional selections via trade. If so, these are a few players that the Patriots could look at as late draft picks or as free agent selections:


2013 NFL Draft: Top Senior Prospects from the Mountain West

Monday, July 16th, 2012
Luke Ruff Wyoming

Wyoming safety Luke Ruff is an intriguing MWC prospect. (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

We roll on with our conference previews and this week we breakdown the Mountain West Conference. This past year was terrific for the conference prospect wise, Boise State graduated some of the top prospects in the draft, including first round pick Doug Martin. With so many prospects graduating in 2012, what does the upcoming draft class look like?

Continue reading to find out who the top Senior prospects are in the Mountain West Conference.


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