2013 NFL Draft: Week 12 College Football Impact Performances
Landry Jones OKLAHOMA (QB) 6’4 218 – Jones has had an up and down year but the 6’4 strong armed prototypical pocket passer was up on Saturday. Throwing for 554 yards, 6 TD and a pick on 38/51 passing is the type of performance scouts had expected to see more consistently from the gifted Jones. Unfortunately he has proven to be too erratic in his accuracy and decision making, especially under pressure compounding his lack of mobility.
Johnathan Franklin UCLA (RB) 5’11 195 – Franklin and the Bruins won the battle of
WASHINGTON (QB) 6’1 202 – Price
was a guy I wrote off as the typical too short run first college quarterback
before I even watched tape, but did a 180 after viewing him and even put him in
my top 10 QB rankings at #9. All you have to do is watch his performance versus
RG3 in the Huskies bowl game last year to see why (he was special). After a
mostly down year Price torched a bad
Zach Ertz STANFORD (TE) 6’6 252 – Ertz is my #2 rated TE prospect mostly because he gets open on a regular basis and has a 6’6 frame to challenge smaller defenders. Ertz had 11 grabs for 106 yards and a huge game tying touchdown as the Cardinal knocked off
Dion Sims MICHIGAN ST (TE) 6’8 280 – Sims had a great game for the Spartans catching 5 balls for 102 yards. Sims is a NFL caliber blocker and adds to his value by being a decent receiver as well, and with his massive 6’8 280 lb frame is a potential red zone nightmare for opposing defenses.
Logan Ryan RUTGERS (CB) 6’0 190 – Ryan had a beautiful game clinching interception to help seal the win over
Uzoma Nwachukwu TEXAS A&M (WR) 6’1 194 – Certainly not a household name or a lock to be drafted, but the raw talent is there. Reportedly a 4.48 type guy (nfldraftscout.com) he showed some of that straight-line speed with an 89 yard TD catch against an overmatched Sam Houston St on SEC take a game off week. He finished with only 4 grabs but an impressive 160 yards (40 yard per catch!).
Brandon Ford CLEMSON (TE) 6’3 235 – Another tight end prospect with a breakout performance was the stout blocking Ford who flashed some pass catching ability tallying 5 catches for 101 yards and 2 TD including a 69 yard reception. Ford is strong at the point of attack and isn’t the tall mismatch problem of other prospects but has a compact build and is tough to haul to the turf.
Tavon Austin WVU 572 all-purpose yards
Tajh Boyd CLEMSON 8 total TD
Cierre Wood 11 rushes 150 yards (13.6 yards/carry)
Alec Lemon CUSE 12 receptions 244 yards 2 TD (game winner)
Stedman Bailey WVU 13 catches 205 yards 4 TD
Quinton Patton LA TECH 11 grabs 181 yards