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QB Stephen Morris, Miami (FL)
If we were to go strictly off potential, then Stephen Morris would likely be a sure-fire first-round pick. After all, in terms of physical tools like arm strength and athleticism, not many come close to his level of upside and talent.
Nevertheless, the game is still slowing down for Morris, and while there are flashes of brilliance, he still must improve upon his overall accuracy and decision-making. The tools are definitely there, now all scouts want to see is him blend it all together into one efficient package.
DT Dominique Easley, Florida
If you've been paying attention to college football early on this season, then you probably already know that Easley has been perhaps college football's most impressive defensive player.
So far, Florida has used Easley in multiple defensive alignments, and his versatility to quickly penetrate backfields from multiple angles is simply astonishing and one of the reasons his draft stock is currently trending upwards.
CB Jason Verrett, TCU
For some reason, not everyone necessarily likes Verrett's upside. Nonetheless, despite his size (5'10", 176 pounds), Verett still comes across as being an extremely physical player with perhaps the best all-around ball skills.
At the end of the day, size is one thing, but Verrett's combination of instincts, toughness and ball-hawking ability is hard to find and should leave his value pretty much in tact despite the size concerns.
LB Ryan Shazier, Ohio State
Much like Verrett before him, for what Shazier lacks in size he more than makes up for in toughness, instincts and intensity.
After all, if you have seen any of his games then you know there is perhaps no harder hitting run and chase linebacker in all of college football. This, added on to the fact that he is also a talented blitzing and coverage linebacker, makes Shazier one of the more intriguing prospects to keep your eye on this season.