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CFB Prospects to Watch: Bowl Game Edition Part 1

We have officially begun bowl season in college football and after a week’s hiatus from our prospect watch, we’ll jump right back into a couple of key guys to watch for this week’s bowl games.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Joshuah Bledsoe

Missouri is sending two safeties to the NFL this year. Both of Tyree Gillespie and Joshuah Bledsoe are sleepers and many people’s “my-guys” in the safety class. Gillespie is more of the free safety type, while Bledsoe is more of a nickel corner/strong safety type of player. Bledsoe hasn’t taken many reps as a deep safety, and that might hurt his draft stock and sink him to the day three conversation. 

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Tyree Gillespie

The 2021 safety class has plenty of intriguing options. With the safety position seeing a bit of a downfall in terms of first-round talent in recent years, there are plenty of players who will start during their rookie years. Tyree Gillespie is one of many players that could develop into a starter at the next level.

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2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Nick Bolton

Nick Bolton brings the heat when it comes to highlights: big hits, flying ankle tackles, and more. His unbelievable hit power will keep audiences, not to mention players, always on the lookout for his next tackle attempt. With some major red flags in his tackling consistency, there are unfortunately some unforgettable negatives that keep him out of contention from being a top-tier linebacker. Fortunately for Bolton, the 2021 NFL Draft lacks talent at the top of the linebacker class. He nicely slots in as a guaranteed top five, if not top three linebackers in this year’s class. 

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