Senior Bowl 2016: Score, Prospect Highlights and Reaction

Brent Sobleski@@brentsobleskiNFL AnalystJanuary 30, 2016

North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz, of the North Team, throws a pass during the Senior Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Ladd–Peebles Stadium, in Mobile, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Brynn Anderson

The NFL's future was on display during the Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.

Preparation for the NFL draft is a multistep process. In-season evaluations are followed by college all-star games.

The Senior Bowl is considered the premier all-star game due to its yearly collection of talent, NFL coaching staffs and attendance from most of the league's top decision-makers.

This year's collection of talent features multiple top prospects, including the No. 1 senior quarterback prospect.

North Dakota State's Carson Wentz dominated the conversation throughout the week. The FCS product displayed all of the physical traits scouts and NFL personnel look for in the position and separated himself from the rest of the quarterbacks in attendance.

But Wentz wasn't the only potential star in this class.

Scouts voted running back Kenneth Dixon, wide receiver Sterling Shepard, offensive tackle Jason Spriggs, defensive end Noah Spence, linebacker Reggie Ragland and cornerback Harlan Miller as the top performers among their respective position groups during practice sessions, per NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano. 

Ohio State quarterback-turned-wide receiver Braxton Miller was also named the week's top practice performer, per the Senior Bowl's official site.

Each of these prospects could develop into high draft picks once the process completely plays out, but they weren't the only intriguing talents for organizations to evaluate.

Last year's Senior Bowl featured 76 draft picks. Every player on the field Saturday has a legitimate chance to be drafted or signed by NFL teams.

Bleacher Report provided updates, analysis and numerous points of view throughout the contest.


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