Hundreds of NFL personnel watched 'small school' prospects rise to challenge this week. But for some of the well-known SEC, Big 12 and Pac-12 prospects, only a few scouts will stick around to watch Saturday's game.
It was a strong first day at the Senior Bowl for the Buckeyes with all five representatives from Ohio State standing out - especially pass-catchers Braxton Miller and Nick Vannett - who displayed the traits to prove more productive in the NFL than they ever were in Columbus.
The first step to Senior Bowl week is the weigh-ins where each player is trotted on stage for official measurements and North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz and others checked several boxes for NFL scouts.
An in-depth look at the premier NFL prospects to watch in the top college football match-ups this weekend led by senior linebacker Tyler Matakevich and the Temple defense against the explosive Notre Dame offense.
With 267 yards of total offense, Utes senior running back Devontae Booker stole the spotlight from Cal's Jared Goff Saturday night and continues to separate himself as one of the top prospects at his position in the 2016 class.
The team that Steve Sarkisian left in Seattle punished the No. 17 USC Trojans, controlling the line of scrimmage and intercepting Heisman candidate and future NFL pick Cody Kessler twice in a stunning 17-12 upset Thursday night. A breakout performance from Feeney, the Huskies speedy senior outside linebacker, was key in Chris Petersen's first signature win at Washington.