Ht: 6-4 Wt: 222 40: 4.58 Year: 5Sr
Bio: Two-year starter who began his football career at Oregon State. Played in six games as a senior totaling 12/222 after being sidelined with groin and ankle injuries. All-Conference selection as a junior after posting 42/560/5.
Pos: Athletic receiver with solid size/speed numbers. Physically strong, goes over the middle and extends to make the tough reception. Effective running after the catch and carries opponents several yards. Attacks blocking assignments, displaying strength at
Neg: Lacks soft, consistent hands. Needs to improve his route-running skills.
Analysis: Showing flashes of ability as a junior, Boyd's development was slowed by injuries last season. Needs to improve the details of his game, yet a solid developmental prospect.Full Name: Kent Smith School: Central Michigan Pos: QB
Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 216 40: 4.66 Year: 4Sr
Bio: Two-year starter with passing numbers of 60.7%/2,799/16/6 as a senior when he also finished second on the team in rushing with 157/443/7. Totaled 2,284 passing yards as a junior, adding 351 yards on the ground.
Pos: Athletic quarterback with an NFL arm. Displayed improved fundamentals, goes through receiver progressions and nicely sets up screens. Drives passes downfield and shows great velocity on throws. Displays a willingness to sit in the pocket and withstand the rush. Eludes defenders when pressured.
Neg: Must improve his timing as receivers wait for the passes out of breaks. Not decisive, puts the ball up for grabs into double coverage and is wildly inaccurate at times.
Analysis: Ever-improving in all facets of the game, Smith is a talented prospect who needs to polish his game. Practice squad material with long-term potential.Former Central Michigan University quarterback Kent Smith of Toledo (Ohio) Start High School and tight end Jacob Brown of Bridgeport (Mich.) High School have signed free agent deals with the Oakland Raiders.