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Each year are hundreds of stories being told during the planning and anticipation of the NFL Draft; the 2017 NFL Draft is no different. Today we will be looking at a scouting report for junior wide out  Malachi Dupre, LSU Tigers.

WR-Malachi Dupre, LSU 6’2” 196 lbs.

This former high school state champion in the long, triple, and high jumps had an abysmal junior campaign with fewer yards and touchdowns than he did the previous year. So why should he get scouted? Once again, statistics do not tell the entire story. The Tigers prefer to run the ball behind soon to be first round pick Leonard Fournette and sophomore, junior to be Derrius Guice. Dupre accounted for 26% of his team’s passing yardage with only 593 yards receiving. Because I’m a high school football coach and educator by trade, let’s break down what I saw in the five games I reviewed of the junior play maker: 2016 contests versus Louisville, and Wisconsin along with 2015 games against Florida, Alabama, and South Carolina. Most of these game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. Here are my thoughts: Read More »

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Each year are hundreds of stories being told during the planning and anticipation of the NFL Draft; the 2017 NFL Draft is no different.  Today we will be looking at a scouting report for red shirt senior wide receiver Travin Dural, LSU Tigers.

WR-Travin Dural, LSU 6’2” 203 lbs.

Dural is an interesting player to scout as not many players peak during their sophomore year only to then see their yards per catch averages and yardage totals decline each subsequent season. After his Sophomore season highs of 37 catches, 758 yards, 20.5 yards per catch Dural finished this past year with only 28 receptions for 280 yards and a single touchdown. Yes, the entire 2016 LSU team only completed 174 passes for 2281 yards with twelve passing touchdowns, so there is a lot to unravel. Because I’m a high school football coach and educator by trade, let’s break down what I saw in the six games I reviewed of the senior play maker: this year’s Senior Bowl, 2016 contests versus Arkansas, Louisville, and Ole Miss along with 2015 games against Auburn and Alabama. Most of these game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. Here are my thoughts: Read More »