Draft Zone Spotlight: Alan Baxter, DL, Northern Illinois University
The 6’0, 240 pound defensive end for the Huskies is probably one of the most underrated Defensive ends in this class. Baxter should have been invited to numerous All Star Games, but was some reason passed on. Baxter has a great edge burst and is very talented. I expect him to turn heads at his pro day. The kid is tough, he posted 82 career tackles in addition to 19 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacksbig things from Alan Baxter.
How many teams were recruiting you coming out of high school and how did you make your decision?
A few big ten schools, all of the Mac Schools, and the Air Force Academy. Jerry Kill and his staff at Northern Illinois really sold me on the direction they were moving as a program and the ability to play right away.
Has it always been your dream to be an NFL football player?
Every since I was a kid I’ve been dreaming about the opportunity to play in the NFL. Its surreal to be in the position I’m...