2018 Senior Bowl Preview: South Defense | Cover32
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By RYAN DUNBAR

The Senior Bowl week has begun, the final time for these prospects to duke it out on the field before the draft. A lot of hope for these players rests not only in their performance in the game and during the week in practice, but also off the field in the interview portion. To help get ready for the week, I am doing a rundown of every player who is going to be in Mobile, Alabama. The players I am showcasing in these next 4 articles are based on the official rosters as of January 19, 2018. This article will be about the defense for the South team. The game is on January 27, 2018.

EDGE Defenders:

Marcus Davenport (Texas-San Antonio): Marcus Davenport is a beautifully raw player that teams can’t wait to get their hands on. One of my favorite edge rushers in the class, the 6’6”, 250-pound monster has the explosion, strength, and ability to play the run and rush the passer make him an amazing prospect. He uses his length to his advantage, getting defenders away from him, and uses his speed and power to physically overmatch offensive linemen. He also displays a good usage of his hands. Mobile will be the perfect place for Davenport to show his skills against better competition and continue climbing up draft...



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