Originally posted on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 4/22/13
  Follow @DSchmelzerTSB on Twitter The first round of the NFL Draft is this Thursday, April 25th, at 8 PM ET. Because of this, starting today I am going to post a NFL Draft sleeper piece every morning until the draft. There is very little chance that any of these guys are selected in the first round on Thursday, they will probably be picked somewhere in rounds 2-7, that take place Friday and Saturday. In this edition I am going to profile Robert Alford of Southeastern Louisiana, Vance McDonald of Rice, and Devin Taylor of South Carolina.   Robert Alford, CB SE Louisiana Alford is a little smaller than you would like at corner in the NFL (5’10, 188 lbs.), but what he lacks in size, he surely makes up in athleticism. He ran a 4.39 40 yard dash, had a 40 inch vertical jump, and 132 inch broad jump. On tape, Alford plays very physical, shows very good press coverage skills, and was simply dominant during his senior season, although it was not against elite competition. He shows incredi...
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