Damond Talbot's Small School Senior Prospects in 2013 by position

Running back Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide was wrapped up by Georgia Southern Eagles defense, including defensive tackle Brent Russell #66. Brent Russell is a big man who reminds me of Kyle Williams. This is a list of Small School Seniors you need to keep your eye on.

Small School Prospects are usually not very talked about when it comes to the NFL Draft, well that will change this year on Mocking The Draft. As a small school scout, I am going to bring you exclusive interviews with players from small schoolers that have a great chance of getting drafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. I compiled a list of players who I believe will be very good this upcoming season in order of position who are all senior's and draft eligible. There are many great small school players, who I have not been able to see all the film on yet, but as I do this list will change. This list of small schooler's is a list that I have put together of the guys I have saw film on, and believe have a great chance at making it in the NFL. So enough talking, lets look at the list.

QB

Brad Sorensen - Southern Utah/BYU 6-5, 225 - Brad is by far the best QB in this class from the small school level. He is probably the best small school quarterback coming out since Joe Flacco. Keep an eye on the BYU transfer this year in Southern Utah. Last year Sorensen was a very good player, and an All American in his conference, look for him to be in running for the Walter Payton Award this year.

Nate Montana - West Virginia Wesleyan/Notre Dame (Joe Montana's Son)

Kyle Padron - Eastern Washington/SMU

Casey Brockman - Murray State

RB

Washaun Ealey - Jacksonville State/Georgia 5-11, 215 - A Georgia Transfer who lit it up at the D-1 level, but came down to Jacksonville State. At JVille State, Watch out for the senior back to have a break out year this year. He will be looking for revenge when he plays Florida this year as he will get back in the SEC for another time.

Matt Denham - Eastern Kentucky

Jordan Brown - Bryant

Terrance LeFall – Howard

Rodney Scott - Bethune Cookman/Ole Miss

FB

Eric Breitenstein, Wofford

Kendall Gaskins - Richmond

WR

Aaron Mellette - Elon 6-4, 212- Mellette has draftniks fighting, because this kid is special. If you have not seen film on him, then you need too. He will be the best WR out of the small schools this year. He had better stats than Brian Quick who was taking in the second round, but watch out for this kid as he could be a guy that really rises throughout the year. If he has a huge game versus North Carolina the first game of the season, his stock might continue to go up.

Nicholas Edwards - Eastern Washington 6-3, 200

Xaiver Boyce - Norfolk State/V-Tech 6-4, 220

Ryan Spadola - Lehigh 6-3, 205

Travis Tarpley - Delaware State

Justin Wilson - Delaware State

Eddie Poole - Bethune Cookman/Rutgers

Cordell Roberson - Stephen F. Austin

KJ Stroud - Bethune Cookman/Rutgers

Rodrick Rumble - Idaho State

Rico Richardson - Jackson State

TE

Colin Anderson - Furman

David Duran - Coastal Carolina

OT

Mark Jackson - Glenville State/Illinois - 6'5, 320 - Mark Jackson is a transfer from Illinois, and even though he is at little Glenville State, watch out for this kid. He is hungrier than any player coming out. He has the ability to play all the positions on the line, and is a very strong kid. Last year he threw players around left and right, it will be exciting to see what he can do this year, especially if invited to a All Star game like East/West Shrine Game.

Patrick Ford - Eastern Kentucky

Alec Savoie - McNeese State

Aaron Adams - Eastern Kentucky

Anthony Oden - Lamar

Terren Jones - Alabama State

Jamaal Johnson-Webb - Alabama A&M

Macon Allen – Missouri Western

OG

Blake Matthews - Norfolk State 6-4, 315 - Big Blake is a mauler, a mean, rough, gritty type of player who is dominating the MEAC division. Matthews is a guard who could step out and play tackle. Preferably Right Tackle, but he has good foot work and is a strong as a bull. Matthews will be one to keep an eye on, because he opens holes like crazy for NSU.

Earl Watford - James Madison

Evan Conrad - Southeast Missouri

Malcolm Boyd - Liberty

DE

David Bass - Missouri Western State 6-3, 258 - There are many good guys in this list but I am going to talk about David Bass. David is a very long and quick Defensive End. He has good moves and is quick off the blocks. I like his intensity on the field, and he will be ready to shine this year. Bass will have another big year and probably be on the All American List at the end of the season.

Ben Obaseki - Indiana State 6-3, 235

Marquis Jackson - Texas Southern/USC 6-5, 275

Willie Jefferson - Stephen F. Austin/Baylor

Cody Larson - Southern Utah

Frank Beltre - Towson

DT

Brent Russell - Georgia Southern 6-2, 287- Kyle Williams Jr, that is what Brent Russell looks like, he is a quick big guy, who can get around the players. He almost always draws double teams, because he is so hard to guard. Watch for Russell to have a break out year this year. He is very quick off the snap, and uses his hands as weapons, and can get the guy in front of him off. He gets separation and is a very smart kid in the film room.

Brandon Williams - Missouri Southern

Monton Hughes - Tennessee Martin/Tenn.

Emory Attig - Eastern Kentucky

J.T. Cleveland Sam Houston State

Zach Minter - Montana State

OLB

Keith Pough - Howard 6-3, 215- This is easy, Pough is the best small school linebacker in the country. He is very good off the edge, is a very sound tackler, and has good speed. Pough has been a starter since his freshman year, and was a runner up the last two years in the Buck Buchanan Award. There will be tons of teams looking at Pough this year, and he will need another huge year showing his production is legit.

Nate Palmer - Illinois State/Illinois

Joseph Lebeau - Jackson State

Zach Johnson - Eastern Washington

Greg Wilson - Arkansas - Monticello/Kentucky

Alvin Scioneaux - Wofford

Brandon Hepburn – Florida A&M

Blake Peiffer - SE Missouri State

Criag Wilkins - Old Dominion

ILB

Andrae Jacobs - Coastal Carolina

Derek Rose - Northwestern State (LA)

Evan Frierson - Illinois State/Illinois

Matt Evans - New Hampshire

Jeremy Kimbrough - Appalachian State

CB

B.W. Webb - William & Mary 5-11, 175 - B.W. is no joke at the corner position. This kid is talented, he has good hands, and is very speedy. Webb jumps routes and makes teams pay for throwing at him. I can see Webb blowing up this year, with a huge senior year. If he can do it one more year, he could be an early mid round pick.

Charles James - Charleston Southern 5-10, 175

Demetrius McCray - Appalachian State 6-0, 185

Jeremy Moore, Georgetown

FS

Malcolm Bronson - McNeese State 5-11, 192- When Janzen Jackson came to McNeese State from Tennessee as a big time starter for the Vols, he thought he would be automatic to touch the field as the starter. Well that didn't happen, you know why? Bronson wouldn't let him get on the field, as a Junior last year, Bronson out played Jackson at McNeese State and this safety with a good showing this year could raise some GM's eyebrows.

KeJuan Riley - Alabama State 6-0, 208

Jordan Dangerfield - Towson

Jakar Hamilton - South Carolina State

SS

Rontez Miles - Cal (PA)/Kent St. -6-0, 210 - Did you say Strong Safety? This kid defines Strong Safety to the T. He is a very hard hitting football player who is hungrier than ever. He reminds me of Josh Norman but at the Safety spot. He is not afraid of anyone, and he will go one on one with a #1 receiver as a corner. He has the speed and agility to shut out the best wide outs in his division, and he is ready to show teams that Cal (PA) players need to be drafted.

Cooper Taylor - Richmond/G-Tech

Nick Williams - UNA/Georgia

Serge Kona, Duquesne

Rod Woodson - UNA/Alabama

Darnell Taylor - Sam Houston State

Jamaal White, Northwestern State

K

Zach Brown - Portland State

P

Jonathan Plisco - Old Dominion

Cory Kemps, Nicholls State

KR

Kevin Fogg - Liberty

PR

Gralyn Crawford - Stephen F. Austin

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