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Senior Bowl invites small school CB Steed

Posted on: December 13, 2011 10:29 am
Edited on: December 13, 2011 10:46 am
Getting invited to the prestigious Senior Bowl is perhaps the best opportunity any small school player can get on his road to the NFL.

As such Furman cornerback Ryan Steed just got a jump on the competition as he was officially invited and expects to play in this  year's game, according to release from the Paladins' official website.

The 5-11, 190 pound Steed was recently named to the FCS All-American team having totaled 46 tackles, four interceptions and four pass breakups this season. Steed, a three-time All-SoCon selection, finished his career at Furman with 180 tackles and 38 passes defensed. He returned three of his 14 career interceptions for touchdowns, forced four fumbles, and recovered three fumbles, returning one this season for a  48 yard touchdown against Elon. Steed also recorded a sack and blocked three kicks in his career.

The Senior Bowl has traditionally featured intriguing small school cornerbacks. Some of the top prospects have included Curtis Marsh (2011, Utah State), Leotis McKelvin (2008, Troy) and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (2008, Tennessee State), among others. 

Steed is currently viewed by as a 4th round value and the No. 19 rated cornerback potentially available for the 2012 draft.

The Senior Bowl typically begins sending out invitations throughout December. The game is scheduled to take place on January 28 and though Marshall defensive end Vinny Curry has reportedly already accepted an invitation, as well, no one is currently listed on the Senior Bowl's official roster for the 2012 game.

Since: Dec 23, 2011
Posted on: December 23, 2011 6:01 pm

Senior Bowl invites small school CB Steed

This really excites me to see they let a small school corner into the senior bowl game. I truly believe he will make a name for himself at this senior bowl game. He has much more to prove then the FCS propsects you see on TV everyday. To get to the point Im going to introduced.

Ive been tracking a RB Theron "Junior" Allen @ Bethany College in Lindsburg, Kansas .. (DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH)

5'8 198
40: 4.25 electronic 4.27 Hand time
Pro Shuttle: 3.9
225 bench press : 22
100: 10.5 electronic

This kid is going into his senior year  as a  3-time 1st team Conf Player & 3-time All-American
2years @ Bethany College Rushing : 587 att 2836 yards 25 tds All purpose : 3933 yards 32 tds
19 out of 21 games in his career are over 100 yards.
atleast 30 20plus runs
10-15 50plus runs
5- 8 70 plus runs
This last season 8 out of his 11 games was with 30 carries or more
2 of them were over 40 carries & were in result of a W
587 att 2 fumbles and which were handoff exchanges

From what my sources are telling me " He Plans on Smashing Chris Johnson 40 time if invited to the NFL combine " quoted from Theron "junior" Allen in his interview with BeyondSportNetwork i tuned in to listen too.

IF NAIA had ability to vote for Heisman HE HAS MY VOTE !
very unselfish kid, humble & desire to win.
Comparisons : Barry Sanders & a more exculsive Darren Sporles

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