Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 12/31/12
In the "sandwich" game between two much more NFL Draft talent-laden match-ups on this New Year's Eve, both teams will be fighting for viewership while these prospects on the respective teams will be fighting to earn respect and draft stock in their final games as seniors. While neither team is loaded with talent, both defenses, feature prospects that could intrigue as mid to late round selections, especially if they can impress here and in post-season games/workouts as well. Notes by Jimmy O'Brien and Alex Brown of Optimum Scouting Dexter McCoil, S, Tulsa - # Tulsa is led by their big, hard-hitting safety, Dexter McCoil. McCoil, a physical, downhill player, demonstrates plus closing speed in attacking the line of scrimmage versus the run, eating up ground quickly. He flashes solid open-field tackling skills, plus range, and the willingness to lay out a receiver across the middle, though he can take poor angles to the ball. McCoil, who has the frame to fill out without
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