Scouting the Gator Bowl

A pair of quality teams meet after suffering several unexpected losses throughout the season. Louisville offers three potential first day picks. Virginia Tech will have eight players selected throughout the draft next April.


Name Pos # Yr Rnd Report
Michael Bush RB 19 3Jr 1\2
Big ball carrier with great upside potential.
Broderick Clark WR 4 4Sr FA

Jeremy Darveau T 74 5Sr FA
Collegiate tackle who may be best as a strong side back-up.
Elvis Dumervil OLB 58 4Sr 4\5
Great pass rusher on the college level with limited size.  
Brandon Johnson OLB 97 5Sr 6\7
Effective all-around linebacker who must take his game to another level.
Montrell Jones WR 86 5Sr FA Number five receiver in the NFL who must excel as a return specialist.
Travis Leffew T 78 5Sr 7th Very effective college left tackle who must move inside at the next level.
Kurt Quarterman G 76 4Jr FA  
Antoine Sharp CB 5 4Sr FA  
Jason Spitz G 59 5Sr 3\4
Nasty blocker with potential at guard or center.
Montavious Stanley DT 92 4Sr 3\4 Big-bodied tackle with a good degree of athleticism.
Joshua Tinch WR 9 4Sr 5\6 Underrated game controlling wide out.

Virginia Tech

 Name Pos # Yr Rnd Report
James Anderson OLB 42 5Sr 6\7 Solid linebacker effective in space.
Noland Burchette DE 96 4Jr 5\6
Cedric Humes RB 32 5Sr 5\6
Nice sized ball carrier who flashes skill.  Could be used at fullback in the NFL.
Josh Hyman WR 19 3So 6\7 Flashes potential yet needs to become a bigger part of the offense.
Mike Imoh RB 20 4Sr 6\7
Undersized yet explosive back who does a lot of things well.
Jeff King TE 90 5Sr 5\6
Not overly athletic or fast yet one of the nation's most complete tight ends.
Jonathan Lewis DT 56 4Sr 3\4
Quick, penetrating, one-gap tackle.
Jimmy Martin T 52 4Sr 7th Slug-it-out lineman who plays with great intelligence.  Lacks great upside but understands the game.
Will Montgomery C 66 5Sr 7th Solid, small area blocker who can play guard or center.
Jason Murphy G 72 5Sr FA  
Darryl Tapp DE 55 4Sr 4\5 Hard working defensive end who lacks top computer numbers and upside.  Possibly a rush linebacker in the NFL.
Marcus Vick QB 5 3Jr 3\4 Great athlete and terrific ball handler yet a very inconsistent passer.
Jimmy Williams S 2 4Sr 1st
Very early draft pick whose best pro-position could be safety.


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