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Has easily improved his stock more than any other player during the Senior Bowl.
He has convinced the skeptics that he isn’t “injury prone” but rather the victim of a couple freak accidents that could have sidelined anybody.
Spent more time playing under center -like most NFL offenses run- than the quarterbacks he is fighting with for a high draft spot.
Is viewed as an ideal fit for a West Coast Offense, plus when you couple his solid fundamentals and footwork with a quick release he appears to have less bust potential than many in his quarterback class.
He is viewed by Mel Kiper as a third to fifth round draft pick but if he can follow his MVP winning performance in the Senior Bowl with a good combine, it is possible that he’ll be off the board by the middle of the second round.
Locker has done little to help his case during Senior Bowl week which is inspiring teams to use a later pick on Ponder rather than risk a first round pick in such a stacked defensive line draft for a player far from NFL ready.