The top pro-prospect on offense, and a good one at that, is junior wide out Courtney Roby. A sure handed pass catcher, Roby has a sensational feel for the position and always works to make himself an available target for the quarterback, constantly coming away with the reception on third down. Roby has a slender build yet is more of a possession wide out, lacking the speed to break it deep. Still, he looks like a solid middle round pick and potentially a third or fourth receiver at the next level.
Next on the list would be Anthony Oakley, maybe. An athletic guard who blocks with solid fundamentals, Oakley opens holes for the running game yet at the same time excels in pass protection. One area he needs work on is his conditioning, so much, so that he has been dismissed from the team because of an inability to stay with the off-season program. No final determination has been made yet, but Oakley is not currently listed on the roster. Remember, DiNardo is the same coach who suspended Jeremi Johnson because of poor work habits last season.
Finally, Chris Jahnke's versatility to play center, guard or even tackle will raise a few eyebrows.
Defensively, cornerback Damien Jones flashed skill last year as a red-shirt freshman and is someone that must be closely watched.
Safety Joe Gonzalez returns after missing all of '02 and the vocal team leader excels stuffing the run but has limited skills defending the pass.
Scouting the Big Ten: Indiana
Scout NFL Network Top Stories
The infirmary: Week 14 NFL injury reportReceivers are in the worst shape among skill-position players that have been ruled out for the NFL’s Week 14 games.
Scout NFL NetworkYesterday at 4:28 PM
Injury Report: Trevor Siemian 'Questionable'The Broncos enter Week 14 with multiple players on the injury report, while the Titans have just two.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 2:46 PM
Broncos Investigating Threat To MarshallBrandon Marshall was recently on the receiving end of a racist, threatening letter.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 12:35 PM
Week 14: Fantasy Football CentralA hub for all of Week 14's articles and videos by your favorite Fantasy Football experts!
Scout FantasyYesterday at 11:50 AM
Cardinals striving to be No. 1 secondaryArizona Cardinals defensive coordinator James Bettcher was happy with the way his defense finished Sunday's victory over Washington.
CardinalsSourceYesterday at 8:59 AM