The Senior Bowl is the biggest interview most of the players in attendance will have in their entire lives. Getting a chance to play alongside their peers, one play after another, against neutral and NFL-level talent is both a testing experience as well as a fantastic opportunity to separate oneself from the pack.
While NFL teams focus on the week of practice as they make their Senior Bowl evaluations, they all still watch the game live and then again on All-22 tape.
Last year, Ezekiel Ansah followed a mediocre week with a remarkably strong game, which helped pave the way for his selection at fifth overall.
Here's a recap of the biggest winners and losers of the 2014 Senior Bowl and what it means for their NFL futures.