West Virginia LB JT Thomas had some big shoes to fill upon his arrival in Morgantown. His father had already been a stalwart defender just a few decades prior for the Mountaineers. Find out if he got it done in our one-on-one with the two-time All-Big East LB.
Eddie Jones (#32 pictured) doesn't waste time getting ready to play. His energy and leadership were vital points for a Longhorns' defense which ranked in the nation's Top 10 for a second year in a row last season. Jones sat down with Draftnasty.com to discuss life as a Longhorn, expectations and the next step in his overall game.
Lattimore (#55 pictured) sat down with DraftNasty.com this past February to discuss his 2010 Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year campaign. After recording 30 career TFLs, we learned that Lattimore is ready to make a move to whatever position gets him a chance in the NFL.
Aside from winning a national championship at NW Missouri State, Roberto Davis (#90 pictured) made an impact on the field. He notched 7.5 sacks and 10.5 TFLs in 2010. Davis continued his momentum this postseason with Defensive MVP honors in the 2011 NFLPA Texas vs. The Nation game.
Louisville's Cameron Graham led the Cardinal in receptions (40), yards (470) and TDs (5) in his final season. He left his imprint on the program under first-year head coach Charlie Strong and helped lead the team to a Beef O'Brady's Bowl victory.
Miami, Fl. P/K Matt Bosher (pictured above) understands the history of the position at the school. We talked hang times, kickoffs and field goal accuracy during our sit down with Bosher this past February.
Not many players get an opportunity to play in one bowl game, but even fewer go to five in five years. Ricky Lumpkin did just that while at Kentucky. In fact, over the course of his career, he lined up with no fewer than five defensive mates who are currently playing in the NFL. We caught up with Lumpkin to see if he plans to be the next in line.
No matter what position former Florida OG/OT Carl Johnson plays in the NFL, he feels more than ready for duty. While as a Gator, Johnson played three different positions along the team's offensive line. We caught up with Johnson this past February at the 2011 NFLPA Texas vs. The Nation All-Star game to learn more about his versatility.
Jay Valai is an experienced three-year starter who saw extensive action as the team's most physical back end defender over the course of his career. We caught up with Valai at the 2011 NFLPA Texas vs. The Nation game this past February.
Turner played more than one position along the line for Abilene Christian, but produced similar results. He was a big reason for the team's success in 2010. Not only did he earn 1st Team Division All-American honors, Turner also took part in the 2011 NFLPA Texas vs. The Nation game.