Steelers Show Up At FSU

Mike Tomlin and his army of scouts and coaches showed up at Florida State's pro day. Here's the breakdown:

Mike Tomlin and a large contingent of Pittsburgh Steelers coaches and scouts showed up to look at both offensive and defensive players at Florida State's pro day. With the exception of expected No. 1 pick Jameis Winston, here's the breakdown of those players by Scout.com:

Four-star prospects

C Cameron Erving (ranked 28th overall): The back-to-back winner of the Atlantic Coast Conference Jacobs Blocking Trophy, he is just the fourth FSU player to win the award multiple times. The left tackle at the start of the 2014 campaign, he made the first start of his career at center vs. Miami, helping FSU put up 419 yards of offense and was named ACC Player of the Week for his performance vs. Louisville. He recorded 88 knockdowns and 18 touchdown-resulting blocks as a senior after producing 80 knockdowns during his junior campaign.
Cameron Erving in-depth scouting report

DT Eddie Goldman (33rd): Goldman appeared in 37 games, starting his final 27 appearances as a Florida State Seminole – 13 at left defensive end and 14 at weak-side defensive tackle…Finished with 62 tackles (21 solos), adding six sacks for minus-32 yards, 12 stops for losses totaling 43 yards (eight solo hits and six solos), one quarterback pressure, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and one pass deflection.
Eddie Goldman in-depth scouting report

CB P.J. Williams (34th): Williams started 24 of 40 games at Florida State – 11 at weak-side and 13 at strong-side cornerback…Finished his career with 123 tackles (82 solos) that includes a 9-yard sack and nine stops for losses totaling 36 yards…Added two quarterback pressures and one fumble recovery…Deflected 18 passes and intercepted four others for 38 yards in returns that included one touchdown.
P.J. Williams in-depth scouting report

WR Rashad Greene (61st): Greene started 43 of 51 games for Florida State at the “X” receiver slot, setting school records with 270 receptions for 3,830 yards (14.19 ypc), finishing tied for second on the all-time list with 29 touchdown grabs…Scored once via nine carries for 81 yards, adding 468 yards with two touchdowns on 38 punt returns (12.32 avg) and 65 yards on three kickoff returns (21.67 avg)…One of three players in school history to amass over 300 receptions and 3,000 yards receiving.
Rashad Greene in-depth scouting report

Three-star prospects

G Tre’ Jackson (69th): The right guard received All-American honors. Named one of six semifinalists for the 2014 Outland Trophy, he was selected Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week three times this past season – vs. North Carolina State, Syracuse and Notre Dame. Jackson recorded the top blocking consistency grade among the FSU linemen in nine of 14 games this season, posting an 88.7 percent average with 12 touchdown-resulting blocks. While Erving has been hailed for his ability to seal the outside and protect the pocket, many feel that Jackson’s pulling skills and drive blocking were equally important in FSU’s title march.
Tre’ Jackson in-depth scouting report

DE Mario Edwards (92nd): Edwards started 26 of 36 games at Florida State – 13 at right defensive end and 13 at the “Jack” (left end/linebacker hybrid) position, recording 89 tackles (52 solos) with eight sacks for minus-77 yards, 23.0 stops for losses of 115 yards, and three quarter-back pressures…Caused three fumbles and caused two others, advancing one 37 yards for a touchdown…Gained four yards on an interception runback and deflected seven other passes.

RB Karlos Williams (119th): As a Florida State Seminole, Williams appeared in a total of 52 games, competing as a cornerback, strong safety, free safety, nickel linebacker, gunner, return specialist and tailback…Was a member of the defensive unit for 27 games and a valuable performer for the offensive squad for another 25 contests…Started a total of 11 games during his college career – 10 as a tailback in 2014 and one (vs. Georgia Tech) as a linebacker in 2012…Finished with 241 carries for 1,419 yards (5.89 ypc) and 22 touchdowns, adding 37 catches for 328 yards (8.86 ypc) and one score…Returned 30 kicks for 676 yards (22.53 avg) and gained 41 yards on his only interception return…Recorded 47 tackles (34 solos), including one for a 5-yard loss and deflected two tosses.

TE Nick O’Leary (129th): O’Leary started 40 of 54 games for the Florida State Seminoles – 29 at the classic tight end position and 11 others as an H-Back/fullback hybrid…Caught 114 passes for 1,591 yards (13.96 ypc) and 17 touchdowns…Also scored on a fumble recovery in the end zone in 2014 and recorded three solo tackles…In his last three seasons, he caught 102-of-156 passes (65.38%) targeted to him.

CB Ronald Darby(131st): Darby started 23 of 42 games at left cornerback for Florida State, recording 79 tackles (57 solos) with one stop for a 2-yard loss, one fumble recovery that he advanced 16 yards and two interceptions returned for 16 yards…Deflected 16 other tosses and caused a pair of fumbles.
Ronald Darby in-depth scouting report

SCOUT.COM DRAFT RANKINGS

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