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2013 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Florida Defensive End Earl Okine

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Earl Okine NFL Draft

NEPD Staff Writer: Dan Hope

Playing on a defense loaded with NFL talent can be very beneficial for a draft prospect, as the talent around him can increase his playmaking opportunities and mask his flaws. In Earl Okine’s case, however, the talent at Florida may have just masked his talent.

While fellow defensive lineman Sharrif Floyd is a potential top-10 overall draft pick, and a number of other Gators defenders including linebackers Jon Bostic and Jelani Jenkins and safeties Matt Elam and Josh Evans all look like sure draft choices, Okine is a long shot.

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Jordan Reed Scouting Report

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Jordan Reed NFL Draft

QB / RB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SAF

Prospect: Jordan Reed, TE, Florida
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 236
Grade: 6.3 (Grading Scale)

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In Defense of Janoris Jenkins

Monday, April 16th, 2012
Janoris Jenkins NFL Draft

Someone needs to stick up for this former Gator turned North Alabama Lion.

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Lately, Janoris Jenkins has been a pretty popular guy, unfortunately, it’s for all the wrong reasons.

Everyone is more than willing to pile on and vilify the guy without ever caring to hear the whole story, or truly think about some of his “transgressions.”

Just remember, every one of us has something in our past that would drop us on draft boards. And a lot of us are doing more important and responsible work than covering wide receivers.

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