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Dallas Cowboys: OT Jeff Adams, Columbia
I will be very interested in seeing how Adams pans out for the Dallas Cowboys. He is athletic in the extreme, but a little underdeveloped in the weight room. He showed at the East-West Shrine practices he could play with a much higher level of competition than he was used to at Columbia. He caught my eye and quickly became one of my favorite players at the Shrine Game.
Philadelphia Eagles: TE Chase Ford, Miami (FL)
Speaking of favorite players to watch at East-West Shrine practice, Ford came out of absolutely nowhere to dominate practices as a tight end. I watched Dennis Pitta in person at Shrine practices a few years back and became a huge proponent of his. I also saw Andrew Quarless live in Shrine practice. I saw Julius Thomas and Virgil Green take part in Shrine practices.
Chase Ford dominated in ways that none of them were able to during the week of All-Star practices and then followed through by making a hugely impressive play during the game itself. A look at his junior college tape at Kilgore prior to transferring to The U shows this was a tragically underdeveloped and underused player at Miami, which is sadly becoming well known for putting out such players.
New York Giants: S Janzen Jackson, McNeese State
Prior to being forced to transfer to McNeese due to off-field issues, Jackson was a player that stood out in the Tennessee secondary even along side Eric Berry. This is the definition of a high-reward, low-risk stab in the dark that could benefit a team in the long run. If Janzen matures as a person, he could not only make the Giants team, he could find himself starting one day.
Washington Redskins: RB Lennon Creer, La-Lafayette
Creer is another player that stood out at Shrine practices, so much so that scouts pulled him up to participate in the Senior Bowl. He shows a rare combination of size, strength and speed that reminded me a little of Ronnie Brown.