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Get These Players on Your Radar

With the start of the National Scouting Combine beginning this Monday on March 9th at Grand Parks Event Center, which is the home of the Indianapolis Colts and their Training Camp. On Monday, Offensive Lineman, Defensive Lineman, Running Backs, and Fullbacks will begin their testing, and we have an exciting crop of players who will be in attendance. With the start of NFL free agency set to begin on March 17th, the NFL Draft in April, and other leagues continuing to be in the middle of player evaluations, there will be continued importance set forth with trying to find the next best players to be on your roster.

For the last 10 years, the National Scouting Combine has worked to provide athletes with an unprecedented opportunity to gain verified, laser-timed numbers in the 40 yard dash, pro agility and 3-cone drill which will dramatically enhance their profile for prospective teams. It’s a unique concept that other companies have tried to emulate, but outside of the NFL Combine, we’re the second longest running Combine.

Our Combine will be held for upcoming 2021 NFL Draft prospects and Free Agents. This exclusive event will be conducted by people who are affiliated with the NFL, CFL, and indoor football. Our team of scouts have hand-picked the prospects who will be in attendance, and these players will be ran through all Combine testing drills, which includes the following: 40 yard dash, Pro Agility, 3-Cone Drill, Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, and Bench Press. One drill that separates the National Scouting Combine from other events is our partnership with TRAZER and the comprehensive insights they provide on athletes. TRAZER is partnered with perennial National Championship contending teams, which includes Alabama and Clemson.

The National Scouting Combine will also feature an independent scouting Department that features All22 -The Global Scouting Network and includes former CFL Scout Marcus Adams, Roland Rainey from ESPN Denver, scouting from USA Olympic Teams of Bobsled/Skeleton and Rugby, representatives with Pro Wrestling Affiliations, and the Colorado Raptors Rugby Association. No other business provides their athletes with more opportunities than the National Scouting Combine, and we’re excited to show everyone why they need to be a part of this great event.

With that being said, there are several players that are worth keeping an eye on for Monday:


Tra Barnett – 5’9”, 200, RB – Georgia State – All-time leading rusher and a 1st Team All-Conference Sun-Belt Player. He was rated as the 3rd best RB prospect in college football at one point based off of position grades.


Shane Carpenter – 6’6”, 325, OL – Louisiana Tech –Went to rookie Minicamp with the San Francisco 49ers and signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL in 2020.


Michael Johnson – 6’5”, 335, OL – Savannah State – Three year starter and two-time captain at Savannah State and graduated in 2020.


Louis Quinones – 5’9”, 190, RB – Valley City State – Broke the career rushing and touchdown record at Valley City State with 3,530 yards and 36 TDs. Was an Honorable Mention All-American and led the NAIA in rushing yards per game.


Jordon Shippy – 5’8”, 195, RB – Tusculum University – All-time leading rusher in a single game and 5th all-time in rushing yards at Tusculum University.


Akiva Wedge – 5’8”, 195, RB – Southern Virginia University – All-time leading rusher at Southern Virginia University and rushed for the most yards in a game. Coached by former NFL Edwin Mulitalo, who was drafted in the 4th round in 1999 to the Baltimore Ravens as an OG.


Donovan Glave – 6’1”, 305, DL – McMaster University (Canada) – OUA Yates Cup Champion in 2019. Canadian prospect who started all four years in college.


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