Murphy: He failed at least five, drug tests at Virginia. He was lazy and had no accountability. He did okay at his recent workout. You would need a strong veteran leader on defense to keep after him on the field and weight room. And then he would need to be kept on a short leash. He can play inside linebacker in 3-4. He can also can do some pass rushing off the edge. His personal trainer Chip Smith says he has grown up some in the past 3 months. His agent says he has passed 5 drug test in 10 weeks. He has second-third round talent. He is more likely to be a fourth-fifth round pick unless some team just loves him.
Q)What teams have shown the most interest in him?
Murphy: The New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans have all done extra home work on him.
Q)How many teams attended his workout?
Murphy: I don't have the exact total, but 31 was a BS number. I spoke to 3 teams and Chip it was not 31 out of 32... it was somewhere between 21-27.
Q)What are your thoughts on Texas fullback Armard Hall, perhaps the second best prospect in the supplemental draft?
Murphy: He is a little older, 26. He was in the Marines and then returned to college football. He was a big-time prep running back. He played with Quentin Jammer in high school. He ran 4.5's at his Pro Day. He is a very strong kid. He is very good on special teams. He is married, mature, and obviously a good worker. If you want a pounding fullback-type with a added dimension if you put the ball in his hands, you will like him. He is kinda like Jameel Cook who has been with Tampa Bay and now Houston. H e caught the ball very well at both workouts. Green Bay, Tennesee and Minnesota have shown the most interest.
Murphy: Berryman is a situational rusher kid. He is maybe a sixth or seventh rounder. Dixon's got great workout numbers and huge JC stats... so if he can run 4.5 or better at 6-2, 245, he could move up.
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