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Scouting The 2019 NFL Draft: 12/15 Bowl Game Scouting Guide

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Click it here to see which prospects you should be watching for for today’s bowl games.

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Cure Bowl: Louisiana-Lafayette Vs. Tulane (1:30 PM EST, CBSSN)

OT/G, Robert Hunt, Louisiana-Lafayette (#50)

Hunt has been a very steady presence for the Cajuns this year. He shows a good amount of functional strength, but may project inside at the next level.

CB, Donnie Lewis, Tulane (#1)

Last year Lewis was sort of in the shadows behind Parry Nickerson. Even still he had a very good JR year. This year he was able to shine in his own spotlight. He has 3 interceptions and over 17 pass breakups.

New Mexico Bowl: Utah State Vs. North Texas (2:00 PM EST, ESPN)

TE, Dax Raymond, Utah State (#87)

Raymond probably should have stayed in school for another year. Right now I don’t see him as more than a late round flier with some decent hands.

RB, Darwin Thompson, Utah State (#5)

Darwin is an undersized speedster that isn’t very easy to bring down. He lead the team in TDs with 14, and offers some value on special teams as well.

LBer, E.J. Ejiya, North Texas (#22)

Ejiya is a tackling machine, racking up 113 tackles so far. EJ has the size and speed that teams will be looking for at the next level. I think he needs to add some strength and work on his hand usage.

QB, Mason Fine, North Texas (#22)

Fine hasn’t yet declared for the 2019 draft, but if he does, it will be interesting to see what kind of buzz he gets. Being from a small school is one thing. Being under 6’ is another. With that said, Fine checks every other box you would want checked as a QB.

Las Vegas Bowl: Arizona State Vs. Fresno State (3:30 PM EST, ABC)

WR, KeeSean Johnson, Fresno State (#3)

Unfortunately for us, we won’t be seeing N’Keal Harry in this game, since he will be focusing on the draft. Fresno State has a receiver to watch though. Johnson has been extremely productive for the Bulldogs this year. Once the ball is in his hands, he can make magic happen. His hands are his biggest issue though.

IDL, Renell Wren, Arizona State (#95)

Wren is a powerful defender that brings a lot of force with him. If he can refine his hand usage to disengage with blockers, look out. Someone is going to develop this guy into a very fine defender.

Camellia Bowl: Georgia Southern Vs. Eastern Michigan (5:30 PM EST, ESPN)

Edge, Maxx Crosby, Eastern Michigan (#92)

Crosby is a long edge player that has a knack for separating the ball form the ball carrier. He is limited with bend, which will send him down to the later portion of the draft.

WR/RB, Wesley Fields, Georgia Southern (#21)

Fields is your do everything kind of player. He flourished in Georgia Southern’s triple option offense. He can run, he can catch and he can block. Some coach can be creative and find a spot for him.

New Orleans Bowl: Middle Tennessee Vs. App State (9:00 PM EST, ESPN)

WR, Ty Lee, Middle Tennessee (#8)

Lee projects to be a slot receiver at the next level. He is a dynamo once he gets into open space. Look for him to be a late round, undrafted guy.

CB, Tae Hayes, App State (#17)

Hayes has a been a very good corner for App State. He gets muscled off the ball a little too much, and will need to pack on some muscle at the next level.