NFL Combine 2010: Four Small-School Sleepers To Watch

February 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every year, teams and fans alike are looking for that next great player, the one that everyone else missed; a lot of the time they come from the small, off-the-radar schools.
This is a list of some of the better players who have a chance to make a difference on the next level. Make sure you watch them, because you know your team’s scouts are.
Outside Linebacker
A position with some of the highest demand from NFL teams right now is the edge rushing outside linebacker in the 3-4 defense. With several teams moving to this type of defense last year, and even more changing to it this year, over half of the league is now running a 3-4.
Because of the enormous amount of responsibility given to these linebackers, they have to be freakish athletes in order to make it at the NFL level. Here are three of those athletes from the lower-level college ranks that scouts will have their eyes on in the next week.
Brandon Lang —Troy
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