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Senior Bowl 2018: Steelers prospects to watch and open thread

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Let’s have some discussion during the senior bowl, here’s a list of players to help you out!

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The Senior Bowl is upon us and there are players that have done a great job of increasing their stock during practices. Some of these players may interest the Steelers in particular. Here’s a list of these players.

1. Trayvon Henderson, Safety, Hawaii

Henderson has had a phonominal week showcasing range and man coverage ability vs TEs. This draft lacks those guys that can play single high, but Henderson could be the one the to end that claim. The Steelers need a rangy safety for their cover 3 single high looks and Henderson fits the bill, watch him closely.

2. Fred Warner, LB, BYU

Nobody was talking about him leading up to this week and that’s because of the way BYU used him. They’d have him as an EDGE setter more than anything and he’d occasionally play off the ball. This week he looked really fast recognizing plays as a pure off ball LB. His speed and range sideline to sideline is something the Steelers need. He leads the day 2 class of LBs.

3. Darius Leonard, LB, South Carolina State

I was really looking forward to watching more of Leonard, who looked very instinctive and explosive on the film I’d watched. He really picked it up on day 2 and 3 showcasing why he’s been compared to Telvin Smith. He’s that explosive and has that similar safety like frame. He’s one of those guys I expect the Steelers to be looking at closely.

4. Kyzir White, Strong Safety, West Virginia

White is the brother of NFL WR Kevin White. White played the spur role for a majority of his college career, showcasing the ability to be a real thumper. What he showed in practices at the Senior bowl however is that he can stick with TEs in man to man coverage. While he’s more of the strong safety mold, he’s a tall, bigger safety that like to intrigue the Steelers and perhaps they could move Davis to FS. Watch him closely.