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NFL Network’s Mike Mayock’s Senior Bowl standouts make intriguing options for Los Angeles Rams

What did Mike Mayock think of the prospects at the Senior Bowl this week?

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: JAN 08 CFP National Championship Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

With the Senior Bowl coming to a conclusion today, it’s time to take a look back at the week. NFL Network’s Mike Mayock was present all week, so let’s take a look at which prospects impressed him:

OG Isaiah Wynn, Georgia

I thought Wynn, the Georgia tackle who played guard this week, was the most intriguing guy here. He had a dominant week of practice. He’s helped himself a great deal.

I’d have to agree. Wynn made the transition from LT to LG at the Senior Bowl likely to his height (6’2 4/8”), not that any of that mattered. Wynn was downright dominant, stonewalling guys left and right in one-on-one drills. Wynn may have worked himself into the round one conversation, though looks likely to be a high second-round pick, and someone I’d keep my eyes on as a dark horse candidate to be a Ram.

DE Marcus Davenport, Texas-San Antonio

He probably didn’t win as many one-on-one drills as I thought he would. He basically just showed bull rush all week long. He has great size and ability; he’s just very raw. I think he’s a first-round guy.

Again, I think this is spot on. Davenport is one of my favorite prospects, specifically at #23. With his rare combination of size/length/speed, you may have expected sheer domination all week from Davenport, that wasn’t the case. Davenport struggled at times, though during live-team drills he came alive. There was a sequence where Davenport had four potential sacks in the live period, in only a handful of plays.

LB Shaquem Griffin, UCF

I love Griffin. He has a lot of energy. I think the worst-case scenario with him is he’ll be a really good special-teams player.

Griffin is a really interesting prospect, obviously. It’s impossible to know what the NFL thinks of him, but his play warrants more hype than he’s getting. Griffin is a versatile athlete who can play many different positions, possessing tons of speed. He was smoking tackles off the edge all week, and has shown a tenacity to play with his hair on fire.

Other standouts included:

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield
  • Wyoming QB Josh Allen
  • Dubuque CB Michael Joseph
  • Humboldt State OT Alex Cappa
  • UTEP OG Will Hernandez
  • Pitt OT Brian O’Neill
  • Wisconsin TE Troy Fumagalli
  • Penn St. TE Mike Gesicki
  • Stanford DT Harrison Phillips

Obviously not everyone will agree. With a ton of evaluators down in Mobile, all kinds of different opinions were offered on prospects who impressed. Regardless, this kicks off the start of preparing for the 2018 NFL Draft, with this being the first step of a long line of events for the prospects.