Texas vs. The Nation (NFLPA) Recap and Scouts’ Standouts

February 9, 2011 at 12:08 am Leave a comment

Eddie Jones tackled Damien Berry at the one yard line on fourth down with less than one minute to go securing a 13-7 victory for Texas vs. The Nation.  Taylor Potts led the Texas squad on two scoring drives in his first two opportunities (9-for-15 for 107 yards and a touchdown). Damien Berry, a RB from Miami, scored a 72 yard touchdown for the nation (@ 1:58 of video link at bottom).  It is unanimous among scouts that Kendrick Ellis was the best player in the game and looks to be a second round pick.  The game’s MVP was Roberto Davis (DE) who ended up in the backfield regularly making a sack and forcing a fumble on the day. Below you’ll find a link to game footage courtesy of JoshMTD’s YouTube channel.

NFLPA Winners

Wes Bunting (National Football Post)

  • Kendrick Ellis: (DL-Hampton)
  • Tim Barnes: (OC-Missouri)
  • Buster Skrine: (CB-UT Chattanooga)

Rob Rang (CBSSports.com)

  • Kendrick Ellis
  • Roberto Davis: (DE-NW Missouri State)
  • Eddie Jones and Jerrell Powell could be bargains (DL)
  • QBs Portis and Potts
  • Josh Gatlin: (CB-North Dakota State)

Ralph Mancini (NFLDraftBible.com)

  • Ellis
  • Damien Berry (RB-Miami)
  • Derrell Johnson-Koulianos (WR-Iowa)
  • D.J. Young (OT-Mich. St.)
  • Clay Nurse (DE-Illinois)
  • Vance Cuff (CB-Georgia)
  • Taylor Potts (QB-TX. Tech)
  • Ricardo Lockette (WR- Ft. Valley St.): Rang thought he dropped some passes.
  • Denarius Moore (WR-Tenn)
  • Tim Barnes (C-MO.)

NFLPA: WATCH the Game (first half)

^ First video of 4 that are uploaded.


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