Morning Tailgate: 2014 Senior Bowl Highlights


Have you been avoiding football news this week? It's OK. We forgive you.

In case you haven't heard, the best college seniors are out in Mobile Ala., duking it out at the 2014 Senior Bowl. A strong week of practice will do a long way in the prospect's attempts to work their way up 32 NFL draft boards.

We'll have a comprehensive rundown of what took place at the Senior Bowl following the game on Saturday (1 p.m. PT on NFL Network), but for now, let's take a look at a number of the key storylines taking place in the annual pre-draft talent show.

Today's Morning Tailgate, Senior Bowl edition, is presented by State Farm.

Bucky Brooks of
noted that Fresno State senior quarterback Derek Carr has thrived in Senior Bowl practices.

Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage breaks down the key performers on both the North and South teams. provides a comprehensive rundown of each day in Mobile for both teams. Russ Lande of discussed the rise of Auburn cornerback Chris Davis (Alabama fans remember him quite well).

Rob Rang of looked at the top 32 players in the country heading into the NFL Draft.

Andy Staples of
shared notes on Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas and Miami offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson.





Official Reese's Senior Bowl Youtube Interview w/ Derek Carr (@derekcarrqb) is HERE---> — Reese's Senior Bowl (@seniorbowl) January 24, 2014

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