So what if Zeke is a rookie? And they didn't draft him #4 overall, given that he's a prototype 3-down back, to have him in a timeshare with Morris or McFadden. Behind that line, coupled with his skills as a runner, receiver, and pass blocker, there's no way he should fall past the first round.
Kyle Rudolph, TE, Notre Dame - Scouting Report
Height: 6-6. Weight: 258. Projected 40 Time: 4.62. Combine 40 Time: DNP. Pro Day 40 Time: 4.75. Benchx225: 19. Vertical: 34.5. Projected Round (2011): Top 40 Pick. 4/8/11: Kyle Rudolph did not run a good 40 at Notre Dame's Pro Day (4.75), but that's because he's only three weeks removed from being medically cleared. Rudolph worked out well. Mike Mayock called him a first-round talent who could be chosen in the early stages of Round 2 because of durability concerns.
Ian Williams, NT, Notre Dame
Height: 6-1. Weight: 309. Projected 40 Time: 5.11. Combine 40 Time: 5.23. Pro Day 40 Time: 5.14. Benchx225: 31. Vertical: 28.5. Arm: 32. Projected Round (2011): 3-5. 4/8/11: Ian Williams improved upon his 40 at Notre Dame's Pro Day, but stood on the rest of his numbers. Mike Mayock called Williams a 3-4 nose tackle who will be taken in Rounds 4-6.
Benjamin Ijalana, G/OT, Villanova - Scouting Report
Height: 6-4. Weight: 313. Projected 40 Time: 5.30. Combine 40 Time: DNP. Pro Day 40 Time: 5.25. Benchx225: . Arm: 36. Projected Round (2011): 1-2. 4/8/11: Ben Ijalana had a good Pro Day, and is subsequently drawing a lot of interest. Jason La Canfora reported Thursday that Ijalana could sneak into the first round.