Brian Dixon was born in Pompano Beach, Florida, on April 26, 1990. A 6 foot, 195-pound cornerback, Dixon played college football at Joliet Junior College before transferring to Northwest Missouri State, where he made an impressive 30 tackles and 5 interceptions in his junior season. He was signed by the New Orleans Saints in May 2014, accumulating 42 combined tackles in 37 games played. Currently with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dixon looks to add on to his already impressive resume as a fourth year NFL player.
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, FL
School: Northwest Missouri State
A speedy return man and wide receiver, Marvin Hall Jr. impresses with his natural athleticism, speed, and nose for the ball. At 5’10, 188 pounds, Hall boasts a 40-inch vertical and a 4.28-second 40-yard dash (hand timed). Hall had a prolific career in high school playing football in his hometown city of Los Angeles, where he was named to the Tacoma-News Tribune’s “Western 100” list of top recruits in the west. He played under Steve Sarkisian at the University of Washington, recording 25 catches for 409 yards in his time with the Huskies. Now with the Atlanta Falcons, Hall hopes to use his speed and returning abilities to make an instant impact on the Falcons offense.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
An explosive wide receiver and offensive weapon, Jaydon Mickens spent four seasons at the University of Washington, where he now ranks second all time in career receptions (203), and fifth all time in receiving yards (2,187). While somewhat undersized as a 5’11, 170-pound wide receiver, Jaydon Mickens makes up for his lack of size with an impressive 35.5 inch vertical and a 4.51-second 40-yard dash. Mickens’ natural route running ability, downfield speed, and ability to make defenders miss make him an intriguing prospect for the Oakland Raiders, who signed him in 2016. Mickens looks to crack the rotation among the Raiders’ talented receiving corps, which boasts Amari Cooper, Michael Crabtree, and Cordarrelle Patterson.
Kache Palacio is a linebacker/fullback for the Seattle Seahawks. At 6’2, 225 pounds, Palacio boasts upside as a linebacker with the versatility to play fullback on offense. He had a prolific career playing linebacker for the Washington State Cougars, finishing 10th in program history for career sacks with 16 total sacks. He also added 146 tackles, seven forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries in 50 games played for the Cougars. Now playing under Pete Carroll for the Seahawks, Palacio hopes to make an impact as a versatile offensive and defensive weapon.
Birthplace: Gardena, CA
School: Washington State
A big bodied wide receiver with blazing speed and explosive athleticism, Breshad Perriman was drafted 26th by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2015 NFL Draft. Perriman played college football at the University of Central Florida, racking up 115 receptions for 2,243 yards and 16 touchdowns in just three seasons. He wowed coaches and scouts at UCFs Pro Day, recording two sub-4.3 40-yard dashes. Perriman boasts elite athleticism at his size, and even participated in USA Track and Field and Junior Olympic events across the country as a high schooler. With the Ravens, Perriman recorded 33 receptions for 499 yards during the 2016-2017 regular season. He hopes to make a definitive impact on the Ravens offense as one of the team’s go-to wide receivers.
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI
Draft: Rnd 1, Pick 26 (2015/BAL)
School: Central Florida
A speedy slot receiver, Bernard Reedy plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who signed him in 2016. Reedy had a prolific college career playing for the University of Toledo, where he totaled 195 receptions for 2,743 yards and 23 touchdowns. He was also a first-team All-MAC selection as a wide receiver, punter, and kick returner during his junior year. With soft hands, quick reflexes, and an explosive leaping ability, Reedy more than makes up for his slightly undersized 5’9, 175-pound frame. As a vocal leader and former Team Captain for Toledo, Reedy hopes to make his presence felt on the Buccaneers roster as a well-rounded slot receiver.
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, FL
One of the most heralded high school football prospects coming out of Los Angeles, De’Anthony Thomas was a five-star recruit listed as the number one athlete prospect in the class of 2011 by Rivals.com. Thomas split time between running back and wide receiver playing under Chip Kelly’s famed Oregon Ducks offense, and was also one of the team’s biggest special team threats as the primary return man. He set the school record for most touchdowns scored by a freshmen with 18, and led the Pac-12 in rushing yards per attempt as a junior with 7.6 yards per carry. Drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Thomas remains one of the Chiefs’ most versatile offensive weapons as a wide receiver, running back, and punt returner. With his elusiveness and speed, he remains a threat every time on the field, keeping defenders honest by forcing them to pay attention to his every movement on the field. Thomas hopes to progress as an explosive offensive weapon in the upcoming season.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA
Draft: Rnd 4, Pick 124 (2014/KC)
Although Russell was one of the top high school receivers in the Washington D.C. metro area, he struggled to meet the academic requirements needed to play college ball. After attending a prep academy, he walked onto the Toledo campus as a regular student and eventually earned the right to play. Once he did, he showed his talent, being voted on the coaches' All-MAC squad all four of his collegiate seasons, three times on the third team before moving up to grab second-team honors in 2015. As a redshirt freshman, he caught 56 passes for a career-high 960 yards and five scores. He caught 59 passes for 728 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore, 51 for 770 and eight scores in 2014, and finished off his career with 36 receptions for 618 yards and five touchdowns.
Drops hips and opens very quickly to find the ball on comebacks. Does his best work in intermediate game working back to throws in space. Lulls defenders with varied route speed when working the middle of the field. Had some issues with drops this year, but appears to be natural hands catcher. Ball winner down the field with great high point and ball tracking. Shows some route savvy in his work.
Weight: 205 lb.
Arm length: 33 7/8"
Hands: 9 1/2"
4.44 40-yard dash
31 inch vertical jump
This 6’5” receiver possesses an outstanding combination of size, length and deep speed. He was the #1 overall Canadian receiver in 2015, Rashaun not only looks the part of a WR1, but can live up to the job. He plays with consistent lean and acceleration into routes. Big athlete with some shake underneath to separate in tight quarters. Controlled strider after the catch with ability to hit top gear quickly. Three-level potential as a pass catcher. Shows cornerbacks varied route speeds. Sells routes at his top speed, but has another gear saved up to overtake defender when he hits the gas. Legitimate deep ball threat.
Not only is he a great ball player, he is standup young man who has a solid character for the young age of 21. He is ready to make a difference for your club.
6’5 - 215 lbs
4.5:402015 Stats#1 in Yards per game / #1 Receiving TD’s 1st Team All Canadian
51 Receptions / 1079 Yards / 11TD's In 8 Games.
21.2 YpR / 134.9 YpG
2014 Stats57 Receptions / 830 Yards / 4 TD’s
2013 CW Rookie of the Year 37 Receptions / 593 Yards / 2TD's
Rannell Hall was signed to the Tampa bay Buccaneers as a UDFA on May 2nd, 2015 and after almost a full season on the practice squad was picked up by the Cleveland Browns where he spent the last two seasons. He most recently was pick up by the Atlanta Falcons where he will grow as a receiver.
A former track star with solid vertical speed, Rannell Hall is an explosive wide receiver out of UCF. He showed off his leg strength at the 2015 NFL Combine as a top performer in the vert jump (41”) and the broad jump (11’0”). Along with his magnetic hands and football smarts, Hall does a great job of adjusting in space against zone coverage to maximize throwing windows. In his career at UCF, Hall played in 49 games with 2051 receiving yards, averaged 14.1 yds/rec, had 11 TD’s, and ran back 82 kick returns for 2083 yards with a 25.4 yard average.
Known by scouts for his high football character and toughness over the middle, Hall drives hard out of the break to create functional separation. He understands how to use his hands off the line of scrimmage and looks comfortable operating outside and down the field. He opened eyes with a solid week of practices at the Senior Bowl with his body control and ability to adjust to poorly thrown passes to save the incompletion.
Vert: 41" (#4 at Combine)
Broad: 132" (#2 at Combine)
3Cone: 6.86 sec (#6 at Combine)
40: 4.5 sec
20: 5.15 sec
Star of the 2017 season of Hard Knocks, Bobo Wilson is a force to be recogned with. This young man has the speed and determination to be a dominant force within the NFL.
Bobo Wilson is the epitome of a slot reciever with the speed to attack the seam or work over the middle on the first and second levels. He play with the awareness of a veteran reciever making him a serious treat to his opponents. His explosion off the line immediately put corners on ther heels in a retreat. Bobo excels with his natural acceleration allowing him to get open quickly underneath. Bobo posesses exceptional body control allowing him to grab the ball from any where around his body. Let's not forget his ability to a playmaker as a return man. He has both punt and kick return experience and is able to make things happen on the field.
With the recent activation to the 53 man Roster of the Bucs, the world is about to see the dawning of a new era. The Bobo era.
Florida State Stats
Rec:133 Yards: 1563 Avg: 11.7 TD: 8
Daniel Gray is a standout corner from Utah State. After college Daniel signed as UDFA with the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Giants.
Daniel Gray was a highly coveted recruit out of high school and ran a 4.32:40 which landed him as a true freshman in Tennessee. After this season he transferred to Utah State where he flourished. Daniel started in most of his games at Utah and amassed 87 tackles, an INT and a FR. This young man shows good pattern recognition and is able to maintain coverage around the field. Has necessary hip flip and foot quickness to recover from mistakes in press and lapses in coverage in space. Plays in a variety of coverage techniques and is able to mirror and match from press. Daniel has excellent ball skills with well-timed leaps and aggressive tackles on the catch. Daniel Gray is a playmaker.
4.39 – 40
HONORS: Academic All-Mountain West (2014).
2016 (SR): Played in all 12 games, making 10 starts… Finished the season tied for fifth on the team with 45 tackles (25-solo, 20-assist), which included 1.0 tackles for loss… Tied for second on the team with four pass breakups and added one interception… Tied his career high with six tackles against both Weber State (9/1) and at Boise State (10/1)… Recorded five tackles each against Colorado State (10/8), Wyoming (11/5), New Mexico (11/12) and Nevada (11/19)… Had a career-high 1.0 tackles for loss at USC (9/10) and intercepted his first career pass at Wyoming… Had at least two tackles in 10 of the 12 games he played in.
2015 (JR): Played in 12 games with two starts... Finished the year with 13 tackles (8-solo, 5-assist), while adding 0.5 tackles for loss and one pass breakup... Had a season-high five tackles, to go along with one pass breakup against Southern Utah (9/3) in the season opener and had three tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, at Washington (9/19)... Had two stops at Utah (9/11) and recorded one tackle each at Fresno State (10/10), against Wyoming (10/30) and at Air Force (11/14).
2014 (RS-SO): Played in 13 games with seven starts... Finished the year with 29 tackles (19-solo, 10-assist), while adding five pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery... Had a season-high six tackles in his first game as an Aggie at Tennessee (8/31)... Had four tackles against both Wake Forest (9/13) and Arkansas State (9/20)... Also had a season-high two pass breakups, to go along with a quarterback hurry against the Demon Deacons... Returned a fumble 50 yards for his first career touchdown at No. 25 Boise State (11/29)... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors.
2013 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played in eight games as a true freshman at Tennessee in 2012, including starting against Troy as he recorded a season-best three tackles... Recorded six tackles (5-solo, 1-assist) during the year.
Height: 6'5" Weight: 300 lbs. Connor Flagel has had a broad career at Central Missouri switching positions between DT in a 4-3 defense and DE in a 3-4 defense. With the constant changes in techniques and coaching, Connor Flagel has shown a high level of adaptability and coach-ability contributing to a successful defense. Placing within the top 5 of multiple categories for DT's for the testing at the NFL Combine, Connor Flagel clearly has the size, strength, and speed to outmatch his opponent on the line. Against the University of Nebraska Kearney, Connor Flagel lead the defense with the most tackles. He had 11 total tackles from the 4i DE position. Touted by Jim Svoboda saying, "Connor Flagel is an example of a guy who has gotten better year to year and plays with a chip on his shoulder and I still think he has a chip on his shoulder which is what makes him good."
Height: 5'11" Weight: 205 lbs
Described as "maybe the fastest, quickest player on this FSU team", by Jimbo Fisher, Ryan Green has had an interesting career at Florida State, switching positions two different times (from running back to corner back to running back) in an effort to break through and find a spot to contribute. About the switch: https://youtu.be/2vKeTOnEuYo Ryan has all the skill to be go to back. He is electric in his running, he has good size and to be a treat not only on outside runs but, up the middle as well. This young man has all the tools including incredible hands out to the backfield. When given the opportunity he did his best to capitalize most recently racking up 96 yards and two touchdowns during FSU's 77-6 victory over Delaware State during the 2017 season. Game Highlights: https://youtu.be/vpFDbtzX-W8 Touted by Jimbo Fisher saying, "Ryan Green has tremendous upside and has really developed. He may be the fastest, quickest guy on our football team. I mean he was off the charts."
Davond Dade is a fast and athletic defensive end who has a strong nose for the ball and finding the quarterback at each level. Davond is a force to be reckoned at the line. He is quick off the ball and strong enough to engage and then shed a blocker to be disruptive in the backfield. He has the instincts to understand schemes and work against them, creating havoc for quarterbacks and running backs. His high-motor, size, and strength to get past opposing tackles. This 2015 2nd team All-Big Sky Conference star amassed a total of 106 tackles (53 solo, 53 assisted, 16.5 TFL) 10 sacks, 6 passes defended, 1 interception, 3 forced fumbles, and 2 blocked field goals. Davond Dade is a good person and excellent defensive end. It is time to take chance on this young man. Height 6'3" Weight: 255 lbs.