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There are hundreds of stories being told during the planning and anticipation of the 2017 NFL Draft. Today we will be looking at a scouting report for senior running back Matthew Dayes, NC State Wolfpack.

RB-Matthew Dayes  NC State, 5’9” 203 lbs.

The senior runner has plenty of tread on his tires with only a starter’s share of the carries this past season (249). He played well against powerhouse teams like Clemson and Florida State, but can he be successful at the next level?  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: 2016 contests versus Vanderbilt, Clemson, Wake Forest, Notre Dame, and North Carolina as well as the 2017 Senior Bowl. Most of these game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. These are my thoughts: Read More »

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There are hundreds of stories being told during the planning and anticipation of the 2017 NFL Draft. Today we will be looking at a scouting report for senior running back Elijah McGuire, UL-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns.

RB-Elijah McGuire, UL-Lafayette 5’10” 214 lbs.

This small school player is a former college basketball player who went to UL-L because of some high school academic issues that only the Ragin’ Cajuns were willing to accommodate. 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 senior play maker: East/West Shrine game, 2016 contests versus Georgia Southern, Boise State, South Alabama, and Southern Mississippi. Most of these game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. These are my thoughts: Read More »