Scouting the Motor City Bowl

No one expected Akron to make a bowl appearance after the graduation of Charlie Frye. Yet the Zips did better than that, winning the MAC title. They now face Memphis and first round running back DeAngelo Williams.


Name Pos # Yr Rnd Report
DeAngelo Williams RB 20 4Sr 1 The first senior running back drafted next April.  Some concerns have arisen about his willingness to play injured in the big spot.
Wesley Smith S 45 3Jr FA
Potential zone safety best against the run.
Maurice Avery WR 1 4Sr
Forced to play quarterback this year.  Relatively athletic and has skills to work with.
O.C. Collins S 40 4Sr FA
Switched inside from cornerback and played well in '05.
Stephen Gostkowski PK 32 4Sr FA Going to the Senior Bowl.
Marcus West DE 43 5Sr FA
Undersized yet athletic pass rusher.
John Doucette TE 82 4Sr FA  


Name Pos # Yr Rnd Report
Domenik Hixon WR 23 4Sr FA Adequate receiver who must earn an NFL wage as a return specialist.
Kiki Gonzalez DT 97 4Sr FA  



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