Started 46 games at right guard for Arizona from 2014-17. … Helped Wildcats finish third nationally with 309.3 rushing yards per game in 2017. … Ran 40-yard dash in 5.38 seconds and benched 18 reps at Pro Day. … Only missed four games in his collegiate career. … Team captain during senior season in 2017.
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Parris Bennett, ILB, Syracuse
Led Syracuse in tackles in 2016 (110) and 2017 (115). … First Syracuse player to register back-to-back 100-tackle seasons since Keith Bulluck in 1998-99. … Totaled 273 tackles, 22.0 tackles for loss, seven passes defensed and two sacks in four years at Syracuse. … Tallied 14 career games with 10+ tackles in collegiate career.
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Tim Boyle, QB, Eastern Kentucky
Played three years at Connecticut before transferring to EKU for senior season. … Threw for 1,237 yards, one touchdown and 13 interceptions in 19 games for UConn from 2013-15. … Redshirted at EKU in 2016. … Passed for 2,134 yards with 11 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in 2017. … Led the Ohio Valley Conference in passing yards as a senior.
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Austin Davis, C, Duke
Played in 1,987 career snaps in 38 games (25 at center). … All-Academic ACC in 2016-17. … Two-time Dan “Tiger” Hill Award winner, given to Duke’s top offensive lineman. … Helped Duke to two bowl victories in 2015 (Pinstripe Bowl) and 2017 (Quick Lane Bowl).
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Damon Gibson, TE Minnesota State-Moorhead
Finished collegiate career with 191 receptions for 3,112 yards and 26 touchdowns. … Ran a 4.62 in the 40-yard dash and recorded a 37.5-inch vertical jump at the NDSU Pro Day. … Missed last four games of senior year in 2017 with injury. … 6-4, 240 pounds. … Was a wide receiver for four years at MSUM but projected to play tight end in NFL.
Raven Greene, S, James Madison
JMU’s all-time leader in career interceptions (14) and interceptions return yards (258). … Tallied 292 tackles, 34 passes defensed and five tackles for loss in 58 career games from 2013-17. … Named STATS FCS second-team All-American in 2017. … Recorded two of his five 2017 interceptions in the postseason. … Won a national championship with James Madison in 2016.
Naashon Hughes, DE/OLB, Texas
Played for three coaches -- Mack Brown, Charlie Strong and Tom Herman -- at Texas from 2014-17. … In 50 games, racked up 139 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, six passes defensed and 11.5 sacks. … Blocked a field goal in 2016. … 6-4, 259 pounds. … Younger brother, Chris, is an offensive lineman at Kansas.
C.J. Johnson, ILB, East Texas Baptist
Redshirted at Tarleton State (Division II) before transferring to ETBU (Division III) in 2015. … Compiled 35 tackles, 13 quarterback hurries, 11 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks in 2017. … Ran a 4.75 40-yard dash and benched 22 times at the North Texas Pro Day. … Helped East Texas Baptist win an American Southwest Conference title in 2015. … 6-3, 225 pounds. … Favorite NFL team growing up was the Seahawks.
Tyler Lancaster, DL, Northwestern
Started every game on defensive line from 2015-17 for Northwestern. … Finished career with 101 tackles, 18.5 tackles for loss, three passes defensed, two forced fumbles and 3.5 sacks. … 6-4, 315 pounds. … Helped Northwestern’s rushing defense finish fourth in Big Ten (107.7 yards per game).
Alex Light, OL, Richmond
Played every game from 2015-17 for Richmond, splitting time between tackle and guard. … Caught one pass for 15 yards in 2016. … 6-6, 310 pounds. … Lightly recruited out of high school. … Only two scholarship offers were from Richmond and the Virginia Military Institute.
Greer Martini, LB, Notre Dame
Set career highs as a senior with 75 total tackles, 39 solo tackles and two forced fumbles. … Finished career with 191 tackles (104 solo), 14 1/2 tackles for loss, five sacks, four quarterback hits, three passes defended, two forced fumbles and an interception in 50 games (17 starts). … Was an Irish captain as a senior.
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Kyle Meadows, OL, Kentucky
Made 44 appearances for Kentucky, including 35 starts at right or left tackle. … Wildcats averaged 161.7 rushing yards per game in 2017. … Blocked for running back Benny Snell, who ran for 1,000 yards in back-to-back seasons.
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Filipo Mokofisi, DL, Utah
A three-year starter at Utah who also spent time at defensive end. … Named All-Pac-12 honorable mention in 2016 and 2017. … Set career highs as a junior with 45 tackles, eight tackles for loss and five sacks.
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Marcus Porter, ILB, Fairmont State
A four-time All-MEC selection and a Division II All-American as a senior. … Led the team in tackles as a senior with 95 (55 solo), sixth in the league. … Younger brother Michael is a defensive back for Fairmont State.
Kevin Rader, TE, Youngstown State
Started his college career as a reserve on the defensive line. … Started all 11 games at tight end as a senior, catching 22 passes for 272 yards and two touchdowns. … Finished college career with 601 receiving yards and four touchdowns.
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Chris Seisay, CB, Portland State
Appeared in 20 games as a defensive back over two seasons at Oregon before transferring. … Switched to receiver for two games before moving to cornerback. … Registered 28 tackles, eight pass breakups and two interceptions in seven starts in his first season with the Vikings. … Appeared in eight games in 2017 and had 24 tackles with five pass breakups and two interceptions.
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Ryan Smith, TE, Miami (Ohio)
Named the RedHawks' Offensive Power Player of the Year after racking up 35 catches for 454 yards as a senior. … Had 31 catches for 356 yards and five touchdowns as a junior. … Grandson of John Lattner, who won the Heisman Trophy while at Notre Dame in 1953.