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Senior Bowl 2018 Watch List - Running Backs & Fullbacks

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Senior Bowl 2018 Watch List
Running Backs & Fullbacks

The Senior Bowl's 2018 Watch List includes more than 400 student athletes from nearly every level of college football. These are the players who we are looking to fill the 110 roster spots that form the North and South squads for the nation's premier all-star game. A player not on the initial list can be added to the watch list during the season and be invited to the 2018 game. Here's a look at the top seniors to keep an eye on this season:

Executive Director Phil Savage and Scouting Coordinator Patrick Woo along with their staff have once again assembled another impressive strong group of college players to be considered as the top pro prospects for the NFL Draft. The Senior Bowl will post updated watch lists thru the 2017 season and postseason as they continue to be the premier postseason All-Star week that has a tremendous impact on the pro prospect rankings entering the NFL Draft 2018.

Photo - RB Nick Chubb - Georgia

For the Complete Senior Bowl Watch List go to
https://www.seniorbowl.com/watch-list-profiles.php

Running Backs
Kalen Ballage - Arizona State - 6-3 230 Pac-12
Mike Boone - Cincinnati - 5-10 205 AAC
D'Angelo Brewer - Tulsa - 5-9 190 AAC
James Butler - Iowa - 5-9 210 Big Ten
Martez Carter - Grambling State - 5-9 205 FCS
Nick Chubb - Georgia - 5-10 225 SEC
Jordan Chunn - Troy - 6-1 235 Sun Belt
Jarred Craft - Louisiana Tech - 6-0 213 C-USA
Justin Crawford - West Virginia - 6-0 200 Big 12
Chase Edmonds - Fordham - 5-9 205 FCS
Keith Ford - Texas A&M - 5-11 215 SEC
Jarvion Franklin - Western Michigan - 6-0 225 MAC
Royce Freeman - Oregon - 6-0 238 Pac-12
Ja'Quan Gardner - Humboldt State - 5-7 205 Division II
Kyle Hicks - TCU - 5-10 210 Big 12
Jordan Huff - Northern Illinois - 5-10 218 MAC
Justin Jackson - Northwestern - 5-11 200 Big Ten
D'Ernest Johnson - South Florida - 5-10 208 AAC
Ray Lawry - Old Dominion - 5-10 204 C-USA
Phillip Lindsay - Colorado - 5-8 190 Pac-12
Sony Michel - Georgia - 5-11 215 SEC
Rashaad Penny - San Diego State - 5-11 220 MW
Demario Richard - Arizona State - 5-10 219 Pac-12
Larry Rose III - New Mexico State - 5-11 195 IND
Ito Smith - Southern Mississippi - 5-9 195 C-USA
Roc Thomas - Jacksonville St. - 5-11 193 FCS
Akrum Wadley - Iowa - 5-11 191 Big Ten
Tre Watson - California - 5-11 205 Pac-12
Ralph Webb - Vanderbilt - 5-10 202 SEC
Darrel Williams - LSU - 6-1 229 SEC

Fullbacks
Nick Bawden - San Diego State - 6-3 245 MW
Dimitri Flowers - Oklahoma - 6-2 247 Big 12
Khalid Hill - Michigan - 6-2 263 Big Ten
Daniel Marx - Stanford - 6-2 255 Pac-12
J.D. Moore - LSU - 6-4 236 SEC
Christian Payne - Georgia - 6-1 242 SEC
Jaylen Samuels - North Carolina State - 5-11 228 ACC
Nick Sharga - Temple - 6-2 240 AAC
Elijah Wellman - West Virginia - 6-1 241 Big 12

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Alabama Holds #1 Ranking - Top 25 Teams

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Top Clubs Remain Unbeaten
Alabama Holds #1 Ranking - Top 25 Teams

Players of the Week 4 – Sept. 18
Offense – QB Nick Fitzgerald - Mississippi St
Defense – DT Jeffery Simmons - Mississippi St
Special Teams Player - WR Dante Pettis - Washington

Team of the Week – Mississippi St

Photo - WR Dante Pettis - Washington

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 4 - Sept. 18
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 3-0
2 Oklahoma 3-0
3 USC 3-0
4 Clemson 3-0
5 Penn State 3-0
6 Washington 3-0
7 Wisconsin 3-0
8 Oklahoma State 3-0
9 Ohio State 2-1
10 Michigan 3-0
11 Georgia 3-0
12 Miami 1-0
13 Kansas State 2-0
14 Virginia Tech 3-0
15 Florida State 0-1 922
16 Washington State 3-0
17 South Florida 3-0
18 TCU 3-0
19 Mississippi St. 3-0
20 Auburn 2-1
21 Utah 3-0
22 Oregon 3-0
23 Louisville 2-1
24 Florida 1-1
25 LSU 2-1

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama(45) 3-0 1504
2 Clemson(15) 3-0 1446
3 Oklahoma(1) 3-0 1432
4 Penn State 3-0 1306
5 USC 3-0 1241
6 Oklahoma State 3-0 1154
7 Washington 3-0 1141
8 Michigan 3-0 1081
9 Wisconsin 3-0 1031
10 Ohio State 2-1 1015
11 Georgia 3-0 940
12 Florida State 0-1 922
13 Virginia Tech 3-0 730
14 Miami 1-0 606
15 Auburn 2-1 596
16 TCU 3-0 553
17 Mississippi State 3-0 532
18 Washington State 3-0 419
19 Louisville 2-1 356
20 Florida 1-1 308
21 South Florida 3-0 272
22 San Diego State 3-0 201
23 Utah 3-0 194
24 Oregon 3-0 158
25 LSU 2-1 153

Dropped from rankings: Kansas State 18, Stanford 19, Tennessee 23, UCLA 25

Others receiving votes: West Virginia 114, Colorado 93, Maryland 84, Vanderbilt 83, Notre Dame 57, Memphis 21, California 19, Stanford 16, Kentucky 11, Duke 10, Kansas State 10, Tennessee 6, Texas Tech 4, Iowa 2, Wake Forest 2, Michigan State 1, Houston 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Sooners' Shock Buckeyes' - Move to #2 in Top 25 Poll

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Sooners' Shock Buckeyes' With Huge Win in Columbus
Oklahoma Moves To #2 Behind Alabama
Top 25 Teams

Players of the Week 2 – Sept. 13
Offense – QB Baker Mayfield – Oklahoma

Photo - QB Baker Mayfield – Oklahoma

Team of the Week – Oklahoma

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Week 2 - Sept. 12
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 2-0
2 Oklahoma 2-0
3 USC 2-0
4 Clemson 2-0
5 Penn State 2-0
6 Washington 2-0
7 Wisconsin 2-0
8 Ohio State 1-1
9 Oklahoma State 2-0
10 LSU 2-0
11 Louisville 2-0
12 Michigan 2-0
13 Georgia 2-0
14 Auburn 1-1
15 Stanford 1-1
16 South Florida 2-0
17 Miami 1-0
18 Kansas State 2-0
19 Virginia Tech 2-0
20 Washington State 2-0
21 TCU 2-0
22 Tennessee 2-0
23 South Carolina 1-0
24 Florida 0-1 146
25 UCLA 2-0 119

AP Football Poll
Rank/ Team/ 1st Place Votes/ Rec/ Points
AP Top 25
1 Alabama(58) 2-0 1522
2 Oklahoma(2) 2-0 1447
3 Clemson(1) 2-0 1380
4 USC 2-0 1324
5 Penn State 2-0 1299
6 Washington 2-0 1124
7 Michigan 2-0 1107
8 Ohio State 1-1 1003
9 Oklahoma State 2-0 1002
10 Wisconsin 2-0 993
11 Florida State 0-1 944
12 LSU 2-0 935
13 Georgia 2-0 882
14 Louisville 2-0 658
15 Auburn 1-1 591
16 Virginia Tech 2-0 559
17 Miami 1-0 542
18 Kansas State 2-0 475
19 Stanford 1-1 364
20 TCU 2-0 352
21 Washington State 2-0 233
22 South Florida 2-0 188
23 Tennessee 2-0 159
24 Florida 0-1 146
25 UCLA 2-0 119

Dropped from rankings: Notre Dame 24

Others receiving votes: Utah 101, South Carolina 72, Colorado 66, West Virginia 63, Oregon 61, Maryland 42, Notre Dame 31, San Diego State 16, Houston 10, Mississippi State 3, Boise State 3, California 2, Vanderbilt 2, Iowa 2, Texas Tech 2, Michigan State 1

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

DraftInsiders.com - NFL 2017 Predictions

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DraftInsiders.com - NFL 2017 Predictions
Giants Picked as NFL Champion in Super Bowl Matchup with Steelers

Offensive Player of Year – QB Aaron Rodgers - Packers
Defensive Player of Year – DE J.J. Watt - Texans

Rookies of the Year
Offense – RB Christian McCaffrey - Panthers
Defense – S Jamal Adams - Jets

DraftInsiders.com will donate 10% of every Full Subscription – Renewal or New in September to the Harvey Hurricane Disaster Fund – Order Today - Pro Prospect Preseason Rankings available Now

Photo – WR Odell Beckham - Giants

NFC
EAST

New York Giants - 11-5 –
Dallas Cowboys - 10-6 –
Philadelphia Eagles - 8-8 –
Washington Redskins - 6-10 –

NORTH
Green Bay Packers -11-5 -
Minnesota Vikings - 9-7 -
Detroit Lions - 9- 7 –
Chicago Bears - 5-11 -

SOUTH
Atlanta Falcons - 12-4 –
Tampa Bay Bucs - 10-6 –
New Orleans Saints - 9-7 –
Carolina Panthers - 5-11 –

WEST
Seattle Seahawks - 11-5 –
Arizona Cardinals – 9-7 –
Los Angeles Rams - 6-10 –
San Francisco 49ers - 4-12 –

Divisional Champs
Giants, Packers, Falcons and Seahawks

Wild Card Clubs
Cowboys & Bucs

NFC Championship
Giants beat Seahawks in NFC title game.

AFC EAST
New England Patriots - 12-4 –
Miami Dolphins - 10-6 –
Buffalo Bills - 6-10 –
New York Jets – 2-14 –

NORTH
Pittsburgh Steelers - 11-5 –
Cincinnati Bengals - 10-6 –
Baltimore Ravens - 8-8 –
Cleveland Browns - 6-10 –

SOUTH
Houston Texans - 10-6 –
Tennessee Titans - 9-7 –
Indianapolis Colts - 7-9 –
Jacksonville Jaguars - 6-10 –

WEST
Kansas City Chiefs - 11-5 –
Oakland Raiders - 10-6 –
Denver Broncos - 9-7 –
San Diego Chargers – 5-11 –

Divisional Champs
Patriots, Steelers, Texans & Chiefs

Wild Card Clubs
Dolphins & Bengals

AFC Championship
Steelers beat Patriots

Super Bowl L Matchup
Giants over Steelers

GMen win an old school Super Bowl matchup.

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Senior Bowl 2018 Pro Prospect Watch List - Quarterbacks

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Senior Bowl 2018 Watch List
Quarterbacks

The Senior Bowl's 2018 Watch List includes more than 400 student athletes from nearly every level of college football. These are the players who we are looking to fill the 110 roster spots that form the North and South squads for the nation's premier all-star game. A player not on the initial list can be added to the watch list during the season and be invited to the 2018 game. Here's a look at the top seniors to keep an eye on this season:

DraftInsiders.com will donate 10% of every Full Subscription – Renewal or New in September to the Harvey Hurricane Disaster Fund – Order Today - Pro Prospect Preseason Rankings available Now

Executive Director Phil Savage and Scouting coordinator Patrick Woo along with their staff have once again assembled another impressive strong group of college players to be considered as the top pro prospects for the NFL Draft. The Senior Bowl will post updated watch lists thru the 2017 season and postseason as they continue to be the premier postseason All-Star week that has a tremendous impact on the pro prospect rankings entering the NFL Draft 2018.

For the Complete Senior Bowl Watch List go to
https://www.seniorbowl.com/watch-list-profiles.php

Photo - QB Luke Falk - Washington State

Quarterbacks
Austin Allen - Arkansas -6 -1 215 SEC
Kevin Anderson - Fordham - 6-2 215 FCS
J.T. Barrett - Ohio State - 6-2 220 Big Ten
Kurt Benkert - Virginia - 6-4 215 ACC
Kyle Bolin - Rutgers - 6-2 212 Big Ten
Jeremiah Briscoe - Sam Houston State - 6-3 225 FCS
Max Browne - Pittsburgh - 6-5 230 ACC
Luke Falk - Washington State - 6-4 223 Pac-12
Riley Ferguson - Memphis - 6-4 210 AAC
Quinton Flowers - South Florida - 6-0 210 AAC
Brandon Harris - North Carolina - 6-3 220 ACC
Richard Lagow - Indiana - 6-6 240 Big Ten
Taylor Lamb - Appalachian State - 6-2 200 Sun Belt
Kyle Lauletta - Richmond - 6-3 215 FCS
Matt Linehan - Idaho - 6-3 239 Sun Belt
Baker Mayfield - Oklahoma - 6-1 220 Big 12
John O'Korn - Michigan - 6-4 215 Big Ten
Peter Pujals - Holy Cross - 6-2 213 FCS
Brogan Roback - Eastern Michigan - 6-3 218 MAC
Mason Rudolph - Oklahoma State - 6-5 230 Big 12
Brandon Silvers - Troy - 6-3 219 Sun Belt
Nick Stevens - Colorado State - 6-3 215 MW
Hunter Wells - Youngstown State - 6-5 215 FCS
Mike White - Western Kentucky - 6-4 225 C-USA
Logan Woodside - Toledo - 6-2 210 MAC

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

Bama Impresses With Win Over Florida St

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Bama Impresses With Win Over Florida St in Opener - Heads Top 25 Teams

Players of Week #1
Offense – QB Josh Rosen - UCLA
Defense – LB Josey Jewell - Iowa

Photo - QB Josh Rosen - UCLA

Team of the Week - UCLA

DraftInsiders.com Poll – Sept. 5
Rank/ Team/ Record

1 Alabama 1-0
2 Ohio State 1-0
3 USC 1-0
4 Clemson 1-0
5 Penn State 1-0
6 Washington 1-0
7 Oklahoma 1-0
8 Wisconsin 1-0
9 Oklahoma State 1-0
10 Auburn 1-0
11 LSU 1-0
12 Louisville 1-0
13 Michigan 1-0
14 Stanford 1-0
15 Georgia 1-0
16 South Florida 1-0
17 Florida State 0-1
18 Miami 1-0
19 Kansas State 1-0
20 Virginia Tech 1-0
21 Washington State 1-0
22 Notre Dame 1-0
23 Iowa 1-0
24 Tennessee 1-0
25 South Carolina 1-0

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards - Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 20 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites

DraftInsiders.com 2017 All-American Teams

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DraftInsiders.com 2017 All-American Teams
First Team

Offense
Quarterback

Sam Darnold, sophomore, Southern Cal

Running Backs
Saquon Barkley, junior, Penn St.
Derrius Guice, junior, LSU

Photo - QB Sam Darnold - Southern Cal

Tight End
Mike Gesicki, junior, Penn St.

Wide Receivers
James Washington, senior, Oklahoma St.
Christian Kirk, junior, Texas A&M

Tackles
Orlando Brown, junior, Oklahoma
Connor Williams, junior, Texas

Guards
Quenton Nelson, senior, Notre Dame
Cody O'Connell, senior, Washington St.

Center
Billy Price, senior, Ohio St.

All-purpose player
Quadree Henderson, junior, Pittsburgh

Kicker
Daniel Carlson, senior, Auburn

Defense
Ends

Tyquan Lewis, senior, Ohio St.
Bradley Chubb, senior, North Carolina St.

Tackles
Ed Oliver, sophomore, Houston
Christian Wilkins, junior, Clemson

Linebackers
Arden Key, junior, LSU
Josey Jewell, senior, Iowa
Azeem Victor, senior, Washington

Cornerbacks
Tavarus McFadden, junior, Florida St.
Jaire Alexander, junior, Louisville

Safeties
Derwin James, junior, Florida St.
Minkah Fitzpatrick, junior, Alabama

Punter
Mitch Wishnowsky, junior, Utah

For All-American 2nd team go to next page

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