The Senior Bowl is the marquee college all-star game each year, and for good reason. It attracts the top talent from the year's draft class and is coached by NFL coaching staffs. It is also a chance for NFL general managers and scouts to get a close look at top players playing against high-level competition.
The are a few noticeable Seahawks who have played in the Senior Bowl in the past few years. The 2012 game featured quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner, while guard James Carpenter and linebacker K.J. Wright were there in 2011.
This year, the Seahawks have some clear areas of the roster that they will need to focus on because of players who will be leaving due to free agency. The offensive line, wide receiver, inside pass-rushers and depth in the defensive backfield are all needs that could be filled with players from the Senior Bowl.
So while the game is an essential part of the draft process for NFL teams, the game itself can often be difficult to watch for fans. Most fans will know a few players because of their own personal college affiliations, but the bulk of the rosters will be made up of mostly unfamiliar names.
With that in mind, here is a brief scouting guide of players whom the Seahawks will likely be watching during Saturday's game: