Jarvis Moss Update

Two things on Jarvis Moss.  First off, I've got Swamp Ball, SB Nation's University of Florida blog, putting together a scouting report on Jarvis Moss.  We should have that up in the next couple of days.

Second, Todd McShay has an Insider article up about Florida's Pro Day.  He had this to say about Jarvis Moss:

Also impressive is the ever-growing pipeline of Florida defensive linemen to the NFL. DE Jarvis Moss is a mid-to-late first-round talent, who ran both of his 40-yard dash attempts in the 4.7-second range. At 250 pounds, Moss also showed good fluidity during linebacker drills, which bodes well for teams looking at him as a rush-linebacker in a 3-4 scheme.

Some other interesting tidbits about Florida's defensive linemen:

While Moss has the most upside of the Gators' defensive linemen, Ray McDonald is the most proven and versatile. At 6-foot-3, 276 pounds, McDonald has experience playing end and tackle along the defensive line, and would be a first-round pick if not for his history of knee injuries. DT Joe Cohen is a quick and feisty late-round prospect who came on strong late in his collegiate career.

In addition to Moss, McDonald and Cohen, DE Derrick Harvey and DT Marcus Thomas are two outstanding talents who could become impact players in the NFL one day. Harvey elected to return for his senior season at Florida and could be a top-10 pick in the 2008 draft. Thomas is a first-round talent who will slip a couple of rounds due to his off-field troubles.

Finally, about safety Reggie Nelson:
DS Reggie Nelson quickly became the biggest story on Wednesday. After running disappointing 40-yard dash times at the combine, Nelson silenced critics when he posted a time of 4.35 seconds -- on grass -- in his first and only attempt. Nelson also turned heads by running a sub-4.4-second short shuttle, faster than any defensive back at the combine. There are still questions regarding his size and ability to support the run in the NFL, but at least the ball-hawking free safety proved himself fast enough to warrant consideration in the bottom half of the first round.
It seems to me that if an Alan Branch isn't there at 11 it would in fact be completely worth it to trade down to try and get some more depth.
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