Posts Tagged ‘Brock Vereen’

Brock Vereen Scouting Report

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Minnesota’s Brock Vereen (21) makes an interception with UNLV’s Devante Davis (81) covering during their NCAA college football game at Sam Boyd Stadium, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Prospect: Brock Vereen, S, Minnesota
Height: 5’11⅝”
Weight: 199
Grade: 6.3 (Grading Scale)

Measurements taken from the NFL Scouting Combine

Scouting Report:
Strengths: Above average closing speed with ability to recover in coverage…Fluid hips to transition in man coverage and run with receivers…Terrific body control to limit space for receivers and not attract flags…Positions himself well in zone coverage and shows route anticipation… (more…)

Ten Prospects for Lions Fans to Watch During Shrine Game Week

Saturday, January 11th, 2014


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

While postseason bowls pop up and fade out, two have long legs of importance in the NFL draft process. The East-West Shrine Game and the Senior Bowl are the two premiere events on the scouting calendar between the end of the regular season and the Combine at the end of February.

First up is the Shrine Game in St. Petersburg this coming week. I’ll be there in person for every practice and giving reports daily, plus instant tidbits on Twitter @JeffRisdon.

Here are ten prospects I’ll be watching with an eye towards how they might fit in Detroit. (more…)

Texas Bowl Scouting Preview

Friday, December 27th, 2013


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Syracuse and Minnesota head to Reliant Stadium in Houston to square off for the Texas Bowl, which lacks a snappy title sponsor this year after being brought to us by Meineke and Gallery Furniture in recent years.

Minnesota played in this very bowl a year ago, losing an intense barn-burner to Texas Tech. I was at that game, and that’s where I first really took notice of star DT Ra’Shede Hageman (#99). He was all over the field against the Red Raiders, and he figures to make quite an impact here as well. (more…)

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