By Bruce Allen, Patriots Daily Staff
Once again, Patriots Daily, in our attempt to bring you as much football as possible, reached out to college prospects around the country to talk to them about their college careers, their workouts, and in many cases, their contact thus far with NFL teams. In all, Chris Warner and Greg Doyle talked to 34 prospects which ranged from possible first round selections (Jerry Hughes, Everson Griffen) to mid-round guys, to guys who may not be drafted at all, but will likely be undrafted free agent signees, and to one guy who doesn’t plan on playing football at all in the future, but has instead made the commitment to serve his country.
Chris alone talked to nearly 30 prospects in the last several weeks, the last one coming just a few days ago. Well done, Chris!
At least seven of the below players have had “significant contact” with the Patriots. We’ll define that further in a post coming tomorrow which lists all the reported “significant contact” between prospects and the Patriots. Those seven players are starred (*) below.
Southern Illinois RB Deji Karim
Colorado State WR RaShaun Greer
Central Michigan WR Antonio Brown
Virginia Tech DE Jason Worilds*
East Carolina DL Linval Joseph
Boston College LB Mike McLaughlin
Navy LB Ross Pospisil (not pursuing an NFL career)
We’re hoping that a few of these guys hear their names called – by the Patriots – later this week.
How do you figure with all these visits to top caliber prospects, the guy we draft didn’t even visit….