Cardinals Catching Colts' Eye

The Ball State Cardinals have turned a lot of heads lately with an undefeated season so far. When they take on Northern Illinois tonight in a nationally-televised game, a large group of NFL scouts will be in attendance -- including a pair of talent evaluators from the Colts. Find out who will be there, who they will look at and where else the Colts will be this weekend inside!

According to NFL Draft Expert Chris Steuber, both Colts president Bill Polian and Director of Player Personnel scout Tom Telesco are expected to be in attendance in the pressbox tonight in Muncie.

In addition to the Colts scouting staff, scouts from the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers will are also expected to attend.

According to Steuber, some of the players in the game with NFL Draft potential include the following players (please note that not all of these players are will be eligible for the 2009 NFL Draft):

Ball State:

OLB, Bryant Haines, Senior
OLB, Kenny Meeks, Senior
CB, B.J. Hill, Senior
CB, Trey Lewis, Senior
SS, Alex Knipp, Junior
QB, Nate Davis, Junior
RB, MiQuale Lewis, Junior
TE, Darius Hill, Senior
OT, Robert Brewster, Senior
P, Chris Miller, Senior

Northern Illinois:

MLB, Tim McCarthy, Senior
OLB, Larry English, Senior
OLB, Cory Hanson, Junior
DE, Brandon Bice, Junior
SS, Alex Kube, Redshirt-Sophomore
SS, David Bryant, Junior
FS, Bradley Pruitt, Senior
WR, Britt Davis, Senior
OT, Jon Brost, Senior
K, Mike Salerno, Junior
P, Andy Dittbenner, Senior

Steuber is also reporting that the Colts are expected to be in attendance at two Pac-10 battles, one between Oregon State and UCLA, and the other between California and USC.

Also, the Colts will be at the Georgia-Kentucky game, as well as the Louisville-Pittsburgh and Notre Dame-Boston College scrums. A scout is also expected to attend the Rutgers-Syracuse game. This is at least the second time the Colts have seen the Scarlet Knights — they also attended their game against Connecticut on OCt. 22.

Here is a list of NFL prospects from those team, according to Steuber (Note: not all of these players will be eligible for the 2009 NFL Draft):

Oregon State:

OLB, Victor Butler, Senior
OLB, Slade Norris, Senior
OLB, Keaton Kristick, Junior
DT, Stephen Paea, Redshirt-Sophomore
CB, Keenan Lewis, Senior
CB, Brandon Hughes, Senior
FS, Greg Laybourn, Senior
SS, Al Afalava, Senior
QB, Lyle Moevao, Junior
WR, Sammie Stroughter, Senior
WR, Shane Morales, Senior
OG, Andy Levitre, Senior

Also keep an eye on: Freshman RB Jacquizz Rodgers.


MLB, Reggie Carter, Junior
OLB, Korey Bosworth, Junior
CB, Alterraun Verner, Junior
RB, Kahlil Bell, Senior
FB, Chane Moline, Junior
P, Aaron Perez, Senior


OLB, Dannell Ellerbe, Senior
CB, Asher Allen, Junior
DT, Corvey Irvin, Senior
DT, Geno Atkins, Junior
QB, Matthew Stafford, Junior
RB, Knowshon Moreno, Redshirt-Sophomore
WR, Mohamed Massaquoi, Senior
FB, Brennan Southerland, Senior

Also keep an eye on: Sophomore LB Rennie Curran.


MLB, Micah Johnson, Junior
OLB, Johnny Williams, Senior
OLB, Braxton Kelley, Senior
DE, Jeremy Jarmon, Junior
DT, Myron Pryor, Senior
DT, Corey Peters, Junior
CB, Trevard Lindley, Junior
FS, Marcus McClinton, Senior
RB, Tony Dixon, Senior
OT, Garry Williams, Senior
K, Lones Seiber, Junior
P, Tim Mashay, Senior


MLB, Worrell Williams, Senior
OLB, Zack Follett, Senior
OLB, Anthony Felder, Senior
DE, Tyson Alualu, Junior
CB, Syd'Quan Thompson, Junior
QB, Nate Longshore, Senior
TE, Cameron Morrah, Junior
C, Alex Mack, Senior


OLB, Brian Cushing, Senior
MLB, Rey Maualuga, Senior
OLB, Clay Matthews, Senior
FS, Taylor Mays, Junior
SS, Kevin Ellison, Senior
DT, Fili Moala, Senior
CB, Cary Harris, Senior
DE, Kyle Moore, Senior
QB, Marc Sanchez, Junior
RB, Stafon Johnson, Junior
WR, Patrick Turner, Senior
WR, Vidal Hazelton, Junior
OT, Charles Brown, Junior
K, David Buehler, Senior


DT, Arthur Jones, Junior
RB, Curtis Brinkley, Senior
FB, Tony Fiammetta, Senior
OG, Ryan Durand, Senior
K, Patrick Shadle, Senior


MLB, Ryan D'Imperio, Junior
OLB, Kevin Malast, Senior
DE, Jamaal Westerman, Senior
DT, Pete Tverdov, Senior
FS, Courtney Greene, Senior
QB, Mike Teel, Senior
WR, Tiquan Underwood, Senior
WR, Kenny Britt, Junior
TE, Kevin Brock, Senior


DT, Earl Heyman, Senior
CB, Woodny Turenne, Senior
QB, Hunter Cantwell, Senior
FB, Brock Bolen, Senior
C, Eric Wood, Senior


MLB, Scott McKillop, Senior
DE, Greg Romeus, Redshirt Sophomore
DT, Mick Williams, Junior
FS, Eric Thatcher, Senior
RB, LeSean McCoy, Redshirt Sophomore
FB, Conredge Collins, Senior
WR, Derek Kinder, Senior
WR, Oderick Turner, Junior
TE, Nate Byham, Junior
OT, Joe Thomas, Junior
OG, C.J. Davis, Senior
K, Conor Lee, Senior
P, Dave Brytus, Senior

Notre Dame:

MLB, Maurice Crum, Jr., Senior
DT, Pat Kuntz, Senior
FS, David Bruton, Senior
SS, Kyle McCarthy, Junior
RB, James Aldridge, Junior
OT, Sam Young, Junior

Boston College:

MLB, Mike McLaughlin, Junior
OLB, Robert Francois, Senior
OLB, Kevin Akins, Senior
OLB, Mark Herzlich, Junior
DE, Austin Giles, Junior
DT, B.J. Raji, Senior
DT, Ron Brace, Senior
FS, Marty Bowman, Junior
SS, Paul Anderson, Senior
QB, Chris Crane, Senior
WR, Brandon Robinson, Senior
TE, Ryan Purvis, Senior
C, Matt Tennant, Junior

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