Closer look at NFL draft hopefuls

FROM STAFF REPORTSMay 7, 2014 

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Marcus Smith

College: Louisville

Pos.: DE

Ht.: 6-3

Wt.: 251

2013 stats: 29 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, 4 sacks, 1 interception

Projected draft position: Third or fourth round

Isaiah Crowell

College: Alabama State

Pos.: RB

Ht.: 5-11

Wt.: 224

2013 stats: 170 carries, 1,121 yards, 15 TDs

Projected draft position: Sixth or seventh round

DeRon Furr

College: Fort Valley State

Pos.: SS

Ht.: 6-3

Wt.: 232

2013 stats: 60 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks

Projected draft position: Seventh round or priority free agent

Alabama

Deion Belue

Pos.: Cornerback

Ht.: 5-11

Wt.: 183

2013 stats: 20 tackles, one tackle for loss, one interception

Projected draft position: Seventh round of priority free agent

HaHa Clinton-Dix

Pos.: Safety

Ht.: 6-1

Wt.: 208

2013 stats: 52 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions

Projected draft position: Top 20 overall

Adrian Hubbard

Pos.: Linebacker

Ht.: 6-6

Wt.: 252

2013 stats: 33 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, three sacks

Projected draft position: Third or fourth round

Cyrus Kouandjio

Pos.: Left tackle

Ht.: 6-6

Wt.: 310

2013 stats: Started all 13 games

Projected draft position: First or second round

Cody Mandell

Pos.: Punter

Ht.: 6-4

Wt.: 213

2013 stats: Averaged 47.1 yards on punts with 14 of his 39 attempts going 50-plus yards.

Projected draft position: Seventh round or priority free agent

AJ McCarron

Pos.: Quarterback

Ht.: 6-4

Wt.: 214

2013 stats: 3,063 yards, 28 touchdowns

Projected draft position: Late first, second round

C.J. Mosley

Pos.: Linebacker

Ht.: 6-2

Wt.: 232

2013 stats: 108 tackles, nine tackles for loss, 10 quarterback hurries, one forced fumble

Projected draft position: Top 15 overall

Kevin Norwood

Pos.: Wide receiver

Ht.: 6-2

Wt.: 195 pounds

2013 stats: 38 receptions, 568 yards, seven touchdowns

Projected draft position: Third or fourth round

Jeoffrey Pagan

Pos.: Defensive end

Ht.: 6-4

Wt.: 290

2013 stats: 34 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, two sacks

Projected draft position: Third or fourth round

Anthony Steen

Pos.: Offensive guard

Ht.: 6-3

Wt.: 309 pounds

2013 stats: N/A

Projected draft position: Fourth or fifth round

Ed Stinson

Pos.: Defensive end

Ht.: 6-4

Wt.: 292

2013 stats: 42 tackles, two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks

Projected draft position: Third or fourth round

Vinnie Sunseri

Pos.: Safety

Ht.: 6-0

Wt.: 210

2013 stats: 20 tackles, one tackle for loss, two interceptions, two touchdowns

Projected draft position: Sixth or seventh round

Auburn

STEVEN CLARK

Pos.: Punter

Ht.: 6-5

Wt.: 231

2013 stats: 56 punts, 42.6 yards per attempt, 26 punts inside opponent's 20-yard line, nine punts of 50-plus yards, long of 58 (twice)

Projected draft position: Sixth or seventh round or priority free agent

CHRIS DAVIS

Pos.: Cornerback

Ht.: 5-10

Wt.: 202

2013 stats (in 12 games): 74 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 15 passes defensed

Projected draft position: Fifth, sixth or seventh round

NOSA EGUAE FORD

Pos.: Defensive end

Ht.: 6-3

Wt.: 269 pounds

2013 Stats: 29 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles

Projected draft position: Seventh round/priority free agent

DEE FORD

Pos.: Defensive end

Ht.: 6-2

Wt.: 240 pounds

2013 Stats (in 12 games): 29 tackles, 14.5 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles

Projected draft position: Late first/early second round

TRE MASON

Pos.: Running back

Ht.: 5-8

Wt.: 207

2013 stats: 317 carries, 1,816 rushing yards (single-season school record), 23 rushing touchdowns (single-season school record; tied Tim Tebow's single-season SEC record)

Projected draft position: Second or third round

JAY PROSCH

Pos.: Fullback

Ht.: 6-1

Wt.: 256

2013 stats: Five receptions, 95 yards, TD

Projected draft position: Seventh round/priority free agent

GREG ROBINSON

Pos.: Offensive tackle

Ht.: 6-5

Wt.: 332

2013 stats: N/A

Projected draft position: Top 10 overall

GEORGIA TECH

JEREMY ATTAOCHU

Pos.: DE/OLB

Ht.: 6-3

Wt.: 242

2013 stats: 45 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks

Projected draft position: Second or third round

JEMEA THOMAS

Pos.: DB

Ht.: 5-10

Wt.: 195

2013 stats: 88 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, 2 interceptions

Projected draft position: Sixth or seventh round

BRANDON WATTS

Pos.: LB

Ht.: 6-2

Wt: 235

2013 stats: 66 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks, 1 interception

Projected draft position: Fifth or sixth round

GEORGIA

AARON MURRAY

Pos.: QB

Ht.: 6-1

Wt.: 208

2013 stats: 225-347 passing, 3,075 yards, 26 TDs, 9 interceptions

Projected draft position: Sixth or seventh round

ARTHUR LYNCH

Pos.: TE

Ht.: 6-5

Wt.: 254

2013 stats: 30 catches, 459 yards, 5 TDs

Projected draft position: Seventh round or priority free agent

CHRIS BURNETTE

Pos.: OG

Ht.: 6-2

Wt.: 314

2013 stats: NA

Projected draft position: Priority free agent

GARRISON SMITH

Pos.: DE

Ht.: 6-3

Wt.: 299

2013 stats: 63 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, 6 sacks

Projected draft position: Priority free agent

-- Ryan Black, Marq Burnett, Kevin Price

-- Draft projections by nfl.com

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