Five college prospects who could interest the Eagles in the 2023 NFL Draft

During the college soccer season every yr, so long as you are observing the video games, we indicate 5 avid gamers every week to regulate who make logical sense for the Eagles in the following yr’s draft.

Zach Evans, RB, Ole Miss (6’0, 215): (7) Kentucky at (14) Ole Miss, 12:00 p.m.

Evans averaged over 7 yards consistent with lift in a restricted position in every of his first two seasons at TCU sooner than shifting to Ole Miss.

Zach Evans  Rec  Yards  YPC  TD 
2020  54  415  7.7 
2021  92  648  7.0 

In 4 video games to this point at Ole Miss, Evans has 59 carries for 365 yards (6.2 YPC) and four TDs. I really like his operating taste. He has some pace, he can smash tackles, and as you can see underneath, there is no longer a large number of nonsense or wasted movement in his method. He’s a north-south runner who does not go away a large number of meat on the bone, however who too can make guys pass over in quick spaces whilst proceeding to churn up the box. 

On the problem, Evans hasn’t but contributed a lot in the passing recreation, and he has 4 fumbles on simply over 200 occupation carries.

Jordan Battle, S, Alabama (6’1, 206): (2) Alabama at (20) Arkansas, 3:30 p.m.

Battle is an instinctive, playmaking protection who has 3 pick-sixes over his ultimate two complete seasons. In 2021, he had 85 tackles to head along side 3 INTs. For the ones of you who apply college soccer carefully, he is additionally the man who saved Auburn’s operating go into reverse the flooring and shuttled out of bounds, preventing the clock and giving Bama’s offense an opportunity to win that recreation, which they sooner or later did. A have a look at Battle in that recreation:

He has just right vary on the again finish, he is just right in the field as a run defender, he has just right measurement, and he could make performs on the soccer. There simply are not any obtrusive flaws. Likely Day 2 man. 

Bryce Baringer, P, Michigan State (6’3, 215): Michigan State at Maryland, 3:30 p.m.

Baringer is Mel Kiper’s best rated punting prospect in the 2023 NFL Draft. He averaged 48.4 yards consistent with punt in 2021, and he’s averaging 53.0 yards consistent with punt to this point in 2022. Do you need to observe punter highlights? Of route you do!

Most importantly about Baringer is that he wears goggles, which as you understand can fortify punting efficiency via as much as 38 p.c.

Nolan Smith, SAM, Georgia (6’3, 235): (1) Georgia at Missouri, 7:30 p.m.

Smith was once a extremely rated prospect popping out off highschool (second in the country, by means of Rivals), who had the highest SPARQ score in his recruiting elegance. (That way that he is an unbelievable athlete, in case you are unfamiliar with SPARQ.)

The Eagles love them some moldable athletes in the draft, like Jordan Davis, Milton Williams, Jalen Reagor, Davion Taylor, Jack Driscoll, Casey Toohill, Andre Dillard, Avonte Maddox, Josh Sweat, and so on. Obviously, some combined effects there.

Smith is not only an athlete. He may be a bodily run defender keen to set the edge in order that his teammates can accumulate tackles.

Smith had an instantaneous position in Georgia’s protection as a real freshman, however his manufacturing has left one thing to be desired. 2021 was once been his highest yr, as he had 53 tackles, 4.5 sacks, one INT, and 3 pressured fumbles. Some highlights: 

Smith is a most probably first-round choose in 2023, and with extra manufacturing in 2022 he could pass lovely top. I really like him as a SAM in Jonathan Gannon’s protection.

Myles Murphy, DE, Clemson (6’5, 275): (10) NC State at (5) Clemson, 7:30 p.m.

At 6’5, 275, Murphy has prototype measurement, and a few energy to head along side it. He had 4 sacks as a freshman in 2020, and eight sacks in 2021, and in addition makes performs towards the run. A glance:

Murphy has some inside-outside versatility, and would make sense as an eventual alternative for Brandon Graham. Potential first-round choose.

Previous profiled avid gamers

August 27

  1. Ochaun Mathis, EDGE, Nebraska
  2. Sydney Brown, S, Illinois
  3. Robert Scott, OT, FSU
  4. Isaiah Land, SAM, Florida A&M
  5. Josh Downs, WR, North Carolina

September 3

  1. Jalen Catalon, S, Arkansas
  2. Kelee Ringo, CB, Florida
  3. C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State
  4. Isaiah Foskey, Edge, Notre Dame
  5. Zach Harrison, DE, Ohio State

September 10

  1. Bryce Young, QB, Alabama
  2. DeMarvion Overshown, LB, Texas
  3. Will McDonald IV, SAM, Iowa State
  4. Chris Rodriguez, RB, Kentucky
  5. Kyu Blu Kelly, CB, Stanford

September 17

  1. Sean Tucker, RB, Syracuse
  2. Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State
  3. Tyler Van Dyke, QB, Miami
  4. Antonio Johnson, S, Texas A&M
  5. Lou Hedley, P, Miami

September 24

  1. Trenton Simpson, SAM, Clemson
  2. A.T. Perry, WR, Wake Forest
  3. Hendon Hooker, QB, Tennessee
  4. Devon Achane, RB, Texas A&M
  5. Felix Anudike-Uzomah, DE, Kansas State

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