Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 1/7/13
With prospects like Michael Williams of Alabama, Jordan Reed of Florida, Ryan Otten of San Jose State, and many more talented seniors, the tight end class is already shaping up to be a deep group. Combine that with other juniors yet to declare, and this class could play right into the NFL's desire to incorporate tight ends more in the offense. Adding to that is a mild surprise entry, as San Diego State's Gavin Escobar has entered the 2013 NFL Draft, according to Tony Pauline of Sports Illustrated. And he'll have to sell NFL teams that HE'S the high upside tight end for some NFL team.   The team's leading receiver by quite a large margin, both in receptions and yards, Escobar became more than just a seam stretching target and a red zone threat this season, despite double, triple, and consistent bracket coverage.  The athletic, 6'6, 255 pound tight end that can do a bit of everything, Escobar works in-line as well as being moved around the formation. He has great si...
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