NFL Draft: Vanderbilt Prospects Part 2

Now that the NFL Draft is a little over a day away it is time we looked at what the prospects are for Vanderbilt's players who could make an impact on Sunday's. Earlier we took an in depth look at Zac Stacy, the player widely regarded as the ‘Dores number one NFL prospect. Today we look at the other two Commodores who could hear their names announced at Radio City Music Hall this weekend.

Now that the NFL Draft is a little over a day away it is high time we looked at what the prospects are for Vanderbilt's players who could make an impact on Sunday's. Earlier in the week we took an in depth look at Zac Stacy, the player widely regarded as the ‘Dores number one NFL prospect. Today we look at the other two Commodores who could hear their names announced at Radio City Music Hall this weekend.

Jordan Rodgers – QB

Jordan Rodgers does not come out of college with the same fanfare his brother Aaron did in 2005, but it is hard to see his football career ending at this point without an NFL team at least having a look at what he can do. Outside of his lineage Rodgers biggest strength is the above average mobility which NFL scouts crave. He has also shown growth in ever year he has been a Commodore and most believe he has more talent still under the hood.

Going against Rodgers is his size (6-2) and the fact that though he is more than capable in most areas of quarterback play, he really excels in none. Both of these issues, however, are somewhat negated in the modern NFL where the trend continues toward slightly undersized passers who have the ability to shift defenses laterally with their pocket breaking movement. Rodgers is projected as the 13th best QB in the draft and with the value put on the position don't be surprised to see him disappear of the board in the sixth or seventh round to a team looking for a developmental arm.

Trey Wilson – CB

The final Vandy player that seems to be a lock to be on an NFL roster this fall is Trey Wilson. Wilson was the best defensive backfield member of a defense which ranked 15th in the FBS in points allowed last year. More than that, he follows in the footsteps of a slew of recently graduated Commodore secondary members all of whom are making an impact on Sundays.

Though Wilson did not make the same impact in his senior season as Casey Hayward, there is still a lot to like about Wilson from an NFL scouts perspective. He has a rare blend of athleticism and is as explosive as they come after a turnover. Wilson returned four of his six interceptions over the last two seasons for touchdowns, a stat which GM's will love. Though he lacks elite measurable, Wilson is a hard worker who is versatile enough to be classed as a priority free agent at worst in the upcoming draft.

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