Iowa State University is having its pro day event on Tuesday. The St. Louis Rams are one of a gaggle of teams in Ames to watch the prospects, according to James Christensen at NEPatriotsDraft.com. And which prospects will the Rams be watching in central Iowa?
Kelechi Osemele, OT - Osemele is the Cyclones highest-ranked prospect, a borderline first- and second-round pick. Osemele needs to answer questions about whether or not he has the athletic ability to play tackle. Some see him as a guard in the NFL. Obviously, the Rams could use either position, and with two picks early in the second round, Osemele is a player that could easily be available.
Leonard Johnson, CB - Not a standout corner, Johnson is a good player in a deep class of corners. According to his scouting report at NE Patriots Draft, Johnson's claim to fame is his physical play. He can play in either man or zone and has an acumen for the game. CBS has Johnson as a second day pick in either the second or third round.
Darius Reynolds, WR - An off-the-radar prospect, Reynolds caught 43 passes with 695 yards and seven touchdowns last season. A late-round, UDFA player, he has the potential to be a decent possession type in the NFL.
Speaking of Iowa, the University of Iowa had its pro day on Monday. All eyes were on OT Riley Reiff, and by all accounts he did not disappoint. Reiff improved on his bench and vertical leap numbers from the Combine. His draft stock is exactly where it has been.
Wide receiver Marvin McNutt looked good catching passes. What makes McNutt a third- or fourth-round prospect are questions about his speed and elusiveness