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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 senior safety Xavier Woods, La Tech Bulldogs.

S-Xavier Woods, Louisiana Tech 5’11” 197 lbs.

This year’s safety class is one of the deepest in quite some time. Sure, there are household names from big school like LSU’s Jamal Adams, Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers, and Ohio State’s Malik Hooker. Value is in the eyes of the beholder and it should be there for Xavier Woods in the NFL Draft and in your rookie IDP drafts too. 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 junior play maker: this year’s East/West Shrine Game, 2016 contests versus Navy, Arkansas, and Western Kentucky along with 2015 games against Arkansas State and Mississippi State. Most of these game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. These 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 senior safety Justin Evans, Texas A&M.

S-Justin Evans, Texas A&M  6’ 199 lbs.

This year’s safety class is quite talented. Evans has less big college experience than most as he spent his first two seasons playing for a small community college. Like many NFL hopefuls, playing in the NFL was a lifelong dream. Because I’m a high school football coach and educator by trade, let’s break down what I saw in the four games I reviewed of the junior play maker: 2016 contests versus UCLA, Tennessee, Alabama, and LSU. These game videos are available via draftbreakdown.com. Here are my thoughts: Read More »