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Arizona’s NFL Draft hopefuls


NFL Position: DE/OLB

Career Stats: 114 tackles, 25 TFL, 17 sacks Projected Round: 2

ESPN Position Rank: 8

Quote: “”It’s pretty cool. Compared to what I was thinking or what I was told right after the season, maybe a fifth to seventh round guy. As time progressed, at the combine and pro day, Senior Bowl, I started hearing more good things. Now lately I’ve heard late first round, but you know that’s all the media’s perception.””


NFL Position: DE/OLB

Career Stats: 128 tackles, 34 TFL, 25.5 sacks Projectd Round: 6

ESPN Position Rank: 26

Quote:  “”I don’t know why people count me out and pay attention to only 2 percent of what I’ve done, but I’m kind of happy I’m in that position because it makes me have that chip on my shoulder. I want to prove people wrong and work harder.””


NFL Position: DE/OLB

Career Stats: 83 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 6 sacks Projected Round: 6/7

ESPN Position Rank: N/A

Quote: “”As far as the media I wasn’t real popular, but all the coaches know about me. People are starting to catch on more, as far as the media and mock drafts and all of that. I’m kind of like a sleeper.””


NFL Position: C

Career Stats: 48 consecutive starts, second-team All-Pac-10 in 2010 Projected Round: Late

ESPN Position Rank: 10

Quote: “”I think I’m one of the best centers in the draft this year, so hopefully I’ll go high. Maybe I won’t go so high and some team will get a good deal on me, who knows. I think I’m right up there with all the other centers.””


NFL Position: RB

Career Stats: 2,957 rushing yards, 28 TDs Projected Round: 6/7

ESPN Position Rank: 26

Quote: “”Another opportunity to take care of my family, take care of myself, play in the NFL. People dream about that.””


NFL Position: OT

Career Honors: Second-team All-Pac-10 in 2010 Projected Round: 6/7

ESPN Position Rank: 20

— Mike Schmitz

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