What will be left at No. 63?

Predicting the direction Seahawks general manager John Schneider will go on draft day is a tough way to make a living. It was difficult enough when he was selecting within the first 32. But now that there will be 62 players selected before Seattle gets its first opportunity to make a pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, "mocking" the Seahawks is even more difficult.

With the 2015 NFL Draft now just a month away, it is time to take a closer look at who the Seahawks might be targeting.

Starting alphabetically at center and continuing on through wide receivers, SeahawkFootball.com will provide five names in a position-by-position series that provides five names to watch for the No. 63 overall pick.

The players are chosen based on my own observations and insight gained from sources within the industry. The full player profiles linked come courtesy of Scout's draft biographer Dave Te Thomas.

Position Breakdown Schedule will go as follows: Center/Guards: March 30; Cornerbacks: April 2; Defensive Ends: April 5; Defensive Tackles: April 8; Linebackers: April 11; Offensive Tackles: April 14; Quarterbacks: April 17; Running Backs: April 20; Safeties: April 23; Tight Ends: April 26; Wide Receivers: April 29.

Today's Focus: Cornerbacks

General overview: The 2015 class of cornerbacks lacks a dominant Deion Sanders-type prospect who will earn a top five pick. In fact, there may not be a single cornerback selected in the first half of the top 32. While the class lacks a clear superstar, it does have intriguing depth. In fact, some believe there could be significant run at the position starting about the midway point of the first round and extend all the way through the third round. Included in this will be several long, lanky corners who fit in very well in Seattle's press scheme.

Five Prospects to Watch for No. 63:

Eric Rowe, CB, Utah: Rowe initially starred at free safety for the Utes but made the successful conversion to cornerback in 2014, demonstrating the combination of length, agility and straight-line speed that Seattle looks for at the position. The 6-1, 205 pounder tore up the Combine, registering a 4.37 (hand-held) time in the 40-yard dash, a 39" vertical jump and a 6.70-time in the 3 cone drill - each of which ranked among the elite among cornerbacks tested this year in Indianapolis. Rowe is flying up the board at this point and may be long off the board by the time Seattle picks. If not, his fit is good enough that the Seahawks may want be willing to consider him despite there being other, bigger areas of concern.

Byron Jones, CB, Connecticut: Rowe's overall workout at the Combine was one of the year's most pleasant surprises but Jones literally leapt into the top 50 conversation by setting a new world record with a shocking 12-3" broad jump. Jones has since proven that the explosiveness generated in that leap extended to his speed too, as he was clocked in the 4.3s at UCONN's Pro Day this week. Jones is hardly just a workout warrior, though, starting 37 of 43 games for the Huskies and showing the size (6-0, 199), physicality and ballskills (eight career interceptions) that Seattle wants on the perimeter.

Marcus Peters, CB, Washington: Based purely on tape, Peters should be long off the board when Seattle is on the clock. Of course, his Nov. 6 suspension from the Huskies clouds Peters' draft stock. On tape, Peters shows the physicality, cover skills and tenacity Seattle likes. Given his connection with former UW head coach Steve Sarkisian, Pete Carroll is going to know better than most NFL coaches about exactly what happened that led to Peters' suspension. I've been told that Peters has been removed from some clubs' boards. Seattle may be one of them. If he is available at No. 63, there is no doubt in my mind that he'll be the best player available.

Steven Nelson, CB, Oregon State: As you no doubt know, Seattle prefers long, lanky corners. That doesn't necessarily mean that shorter corners like the 5-10, 197 pound Nelson wouldn't be a consideration, especially for nickel duties. Nelson might be the most tenacious corner in the draft, showing the competitiveness, agility and physicality to stand out in coverage and run support in two seasons in Corvalis and during the Senior Bowl.

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon: Should Seattle be willing to explore shorter corners for their nickel position, the Ducks' All-American might prove worthy of consideration. Ekpre-Olomu likely would need a "redshirt" year as he is recovering from a torn ACL prior to the national championship game. Seattle has shown a willingness to draft players nursing injuries in the past, however, and Ekpre-Olomu is well thought of in scouting circles, as the 5-09, 192 pounder has terrific agility, instincts and surprising physicality.

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