Akeem Shavers of Purdue is another interesting RB prospect in an absolutely stacked class. Shavers is a good-sized 5’10 199 pound back who recently ran a 4.35 40 yard dash at Purdue Pro Day, along with a 10’10 Broad jump, 39.5 vertical and 19 reps on the bench press. With many scouts in attendance, Akeem really opened some eyes. As a senior Shavers was the leading rusher for the Boilermakers with 871 yards and 6 touchdowns , and showed pass-catching ability with an extra 370 yards receiving and 3 receiving touchdowns. With his film, and Pro Day numbers in hand, Shavers looks to creep right into the later rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft. It was my pleasure to interview Akeem for NFL Draft Zone.
Shaun DePasquale: Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today Akeem.
SD: What do you feel are your strengths and things you may need to work on?
AS: I feel that my speed and the ability to catch the ball out of the back field are things that I am very good at. Patience and coverage rec...