Jerry Reese, Tom Coughlin and the New York Giants seem to have a knack for finding and developing defensive linemen - something that former UCLA Bruins' star "Owa" Odighizuwa is likely to prove yet again.
Needing to add juice to a defense smarting with the losses of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland to retirement and cornerback Chris Culliver to free agency, the 49ers gamble on the Oakland native, who some feel is the draft's best corner and others see as a significant character risk.
Scouts are wary of hailed improvements and once-in-a-lifetime performances at on-campus pro days, and you should be too. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney breaks down how teams dissect pro day numbers.
Jameis Winston may come up with plenty of off-field concerns but in a division boasting the likes of Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Cam Newton, Tampa Bay doesn't have much choice but to gamble on the best quarterback in the draft.
Among the South team's standouts Wednesday were LSU's La'el Collins, Oklahoma's Daryl Williams and Georgia Tech's Shaq Mason -- and that was just along the offensive line. The defensive line was even better.
His name may not be as recognizable as some of the other superstars on the field in UCLA's 38-20 thrashing of Southern Cal, but scouts won't soon forget the Bruins' breakout redshirt senior or his two sacks against the Trojans.