The Senior Bowl has sporadically been able to draw a few top-tier NFL draft prospects at quarterback to the annual all-star display for scouts, but it’s more rare than not to see a first-round talent. It’s highly unlikely with Clemson’s Deshaun Watson turning down the Cleveland Browns’ offer to practice at and play in the Senior Bowl, that any quarterback on display this week will be considered in Round 1. Last year, Carson Wentz came into town as the hot name and only boosted his stock by appearing to be the most polished of the QB group.
Ole Miss was dealt a devastating blow in December when five-star, in-state running back Cam Akers committed to FSU. Still, Hugh Freeze could land himself one hell of consolation prize with four-star rusher Cordarrian Richardson, who said during his official visit to Oxford last weekend that Ole Miss “has a 90 percent chance” of landing his signature on Signing Day. “It was pretty good,” Richardson told Ben Garrett of the Ole Miss Spirit while recapping the weekend. “I enjoyed myself and got to know all the coaches. I got to meet all the new coaches. It was a good positive vibe about the trip. [Ole Miss being close to home] is a big deal, but it all just depends on how I’m feeling.” The Memphis
This is a recurring feature leading up to National Signing Day where we will preview each Big Ten teams recruiting class and who each team’s best recruit is and who can make an immediate impact. We’ll go in order from worst to first from the 2016 standings. All recruiting information is taken from the 247 Sports Composite Rankings for both individual and team. Where does the class stand? Michigan State currently sits 32nd in the nation with their recruiting class and 6th in the Big Ten. In the East they are in 5th with only Indiana and Rutgers trailing. There are three Early Enrollees in the class at WR, CB, and TE. The TE early enrollee will be key as the position will mostly be relying on true