Originally posted on Optimum Scouting  |  Last updated 10/1/13
Despite an Ohio State victory, both receiver Jared Abbrederis and linebacker Chris Borland of Wisconsin posted impressive scouting performances this past weekend. Also, the SEC shootout of Aaron Murray and Zach Mettenberger gave NFL teams reason to be excited about both prospects. On the other note, a top cornerback prospect and a formerly intriguing quarterback struggled in this Week 5 Stock Watch. Who Impressed This WeekendJared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin Abbrederis was matched up on Bradley Roby multiple times throughout the game, and seemed to have a Roby’s number all game long. Utilizing his physicality and very efficient downfield routes, Abbrederis finished with over 200 yards and a touchdown, not even considering a pass interference and holding call he forced on Roby. Abbrederis may not have elite vertical speed, but he’s certainly quick enough after the catch and has is very physical throughout his route tree. Chris Borland, OLB, Wisconsin While he wasn’t perfect
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