Prospects in the College Football All-Star Games on January 19th

East West Shrine Game
January 19th, 2019
NFL Network  – 3 PM EST

East Offense

54  Alec Eberle – Florida State – OC

A 2018 Senior Class Award candidate. Eberle has persevered through major injuries while starting 44 consecutive games at center. He has started every game since his first start in the last six games as a redshirt freshman in 2015. He was a 2016 All ACC Team Honorable Mention and a 2018 All ACC Second Team.

55 Lamont Gaillard – Georgia – OC

2018 All-SEC Coaches First Team. Started 29 consecutive games at center since moved to center to start the 21017 season. Georgia was graded as the best offensive line in the nation six weeks into the 2018 season by Pro Football Focus. They graded the unit as the number one run blocking grade. ESPN analyst Cole Cubelic had Gaillard as the top returning center in the SEC entering the 2018 season.  “He plays his ass off, consistently finishes, never leaves his teammates out to dry and for me he is a joy to watch.” – Cole Cubelic.

53 Tyler Jones – NC State – OG

2018 All-ACC First Team. Played 98% of the team’s offensive snaps in 2016 and 2017 and 93% in 2018. In 2017 he allowed just 14 pressures which wsa tied for fewest among returning ACC tackles.  In 2017, NC State finished tied for No. 1 in the country at 0.2 QB pressure percentage, per PFF_College. Ryan Finley was hit just 24 times on 529 dropbacks.

65 Bunchy Stallings – Kentucky – OG

2018 All-Sec Coaches First Team. Stallings was selected to the ESPN 2018 mid-season All-America team. “He has been a road-grader for the Wildcats. ” Stallings was named 1st Team All American by The Athletic and only allowed 1.5 sacks. Stallings is said to be a mauler in the run game and helped contribute to running back Benny Snell breaking 1,000 yards rushing each of the last three seasons.

73 Martez Ivey – Florida – OT

Ivey made the All-Sec Second Team for each of the last three seasons. The Gators as a whole allowed just 18 sacks which ranked third in the conference.  At 1.5 sacks allowed per game Florida ranked in the top 20% in the nation. In the run game Ivey is said to be a mauler. Florida ranked in the top 15% in the nation in yards per rush attempt (5.3 yards) and the top 17% in rushing yards per game (215 yards). Martez Ivey was named the permanent Team Captain of the 2018 Gators. He is praised for his work ethic and leadership.

78 Tyree St. Louis – Miami – OT

Started 34 consecutive games since his sophomore start in 2016. Tyree earned 2018 All-ACC Honorable Mention. He has played both right and left tackle. “Whether in run or pass sets, the senior plays with impeccable power. He showcases this trait with finishing ability and devastating blocks in both facets of the game. ” – reported by cover1.net.

14 Taylor Cornelius – Oklahoma State – QB

One of two quarterbacks chosen for the 2018 All Big-12 team Honorable Mention. Cornelius was third in the nation in passing plays of 10+ yards and fourth in 20+ passing plays. Twenty percent of his plays went for big plays. Among 22 quarterbacks looked at Cornelius was fourth in his percentage of big plays. Cornelius is a big quarterback at 6’6″ and 232 lbs he would be among the biggest quarterbacks in the NFL.

24 Ty Johnson – Maryland – RB

In 2016 Johnson had 1,210 yards from scrimmage which was 25% of his team’s total yards. His 1,004 rushing yards that season averaged 9.13 yards per attempt which was second in the nation. Johnson’s career 7.6 yards per attempt was third in the FBS active career leaders in 2018.  A 2017 media All Big Ten Honorable Mention. An electric player with good character and a strong work ethic. He’s big and and tough at 212 pounds and nearly six-foot.

87 CJ Conrad – Kentucky – TE

Conrad’s 318 receiving yards in 2108 was 15% of the team’s passing yards which is a threshold for productive tight ends. He is highly rated blocker and helped block for running back Benny Snell who has had three 1,000+ yard seasons. As reported by Pro Football Focus, Conrad had 12.0 yards after the catch per reception in 2017. That was the highest among draft eligible tight ends with a minimum 12 receptions.

West Defense

14 Donnie Lewis – Tulane – CB

Donnie Lewis leads FBS active career leaders in passes defended with 49. He was a 2018 AAC All Conference Second Team and a 2017 AAC Honorable Mention.  In 2018 his 15 passes defended was eighth in the nation. He is said to be a tough corner that stays in his man’s pocket. He is a hard-working, athletic, smart player that enjoys practice.

23 Jordan Wyatt – SMU – CB

Wyatt is a 2018 Senior Class Award candidate. He was a four year starter at SMU and made the 2017 All AAC Honorable Mention. Wyatt has a great work ethic according to head coach Sonny Dykes. He was team captain in 2017. “For him one of the things that stands out is the turning plays he makes. A lot of forced fumbles, where he has a knack for the ball. He’s a ball magnet,” –  CBS Sports NFL draft analyst Corey Chavous. Wyatt had five defensive touchdowns in his career which is an SMU career record. He is the sixth player in FBS history to have return a fumble and interception for touchdowns in the same game.

31 Montre Hartage – Northwestern – CB

Hartage made the  2018 All Big-Ten First Team (media) and Third Team (coaches).

96 Daniel Wise – Kansas – DT

21 Cody Barton – Utah – LB

29 Joe Dineen – Kansas – LB

45 Chris Peace – Virginia – DE/LB

82 Jack Fox – Rice – P

West Offense

15 John Baron – SDSU – K

52 John Keenoy – Western Michigan – OC

72 Lanard Bonner – Arkansas State – OG

74 Oshea Dugas – Louisianna Tech – OG

70 Jackson Barton – Utah – OT

77 Ryan Pope – SDSU – OT

4 Brett Rypien – Boise State – QB

6 Marcus McMaryion – CSU Fresno – QB

2 KeeSean Johnson – CSU Fresno – WR

25 Cody Thompson – Toledo – WR

East Defense

90 Michael Dogbe – Temple – DT

91 Jordan Brailford – Oklahoma State – DE

96 Cortez Broughton – Cincinnati – DT

40 Khalil Hodge – Buffalo – LB

42 Sione Takitaki – BYU – LB

44 Tre Watson – Maryland – LB

45 Ulysees Gilbert III – Akron – LB

51 Cole Holcomb – North Carolina – LB

22 Saquan Hampton – Rutgers – SAF

23 Lukas Denis – Boston College – SAF

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American Offense

Calvin Anderson – Texas – OT

A three year All Conference Honorable Mention. Started all 36 games he has played in his college career mostly at left tackle. Before becoming a graduate transfer to Texas, at Rice he is credited with 26 knockdowns and five pancake blocks. Can solve a rubics cube behind his back.

Joe Lowery – Ohio – OT

Selected by Pro Football Focus as their MAC player of the year and All American Second Team. He was their third highest graded offensive tackle in the nation. Lowery led the nation’s tackles in PFF run-blocking grade and in pass protection he allowed just nine total QB pressures on 334 snaps. He was conference 2017 All MAC Second Team and 2018 All MAC First team.

Justice Powers – UAB – OT

Justice Powers is a 2018 All C-USA First Team selection.  Powers started every game at right tackle for his two years at UAB. He blocked for a UAB offense that had at least 200 yards rushing in nine games in 2018 and that set the school record for rushing touchdowns with 32.

David Lucero – UTEP – TE

A 2018 Conference USA Honorable Mention. Lucero caught 15% of his team’s passing yards. Of his 20 receptions in 2018 thirty percent were for 15+ yards and fifty percent were for first down. His long reception went for 88 yards.

Trevon Brown – ECU – WR

 

National Defense

AJ Hotchkins – UTEP – LB

Jordan Kunaszyk – California – LB

Peyton Pelluer – Washington State – LB

National Offense

Jake Browning – Washington – QB

Nico Evans – Wyoming – RB

Lexington Thomas – UNLV – RB

Keenen Brown – Texas State – TE

Steven Sims – Kansas – WR

Justin Yoon – Notre Dame – K

Tyler Newsome – Notre Dame – P

American Defense

Nate Brooks – North Texas – CB

Kemon Hall – North Texas – CB

Anree Saint-Armour – Georgia Tech – DE

E.J. Ejiya – North Texas – LB

Malik Reed – Nevada – DE/LB

2018 Senior Class Award candidate.

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