April 24, 2007

Willis, three others wait for NFL draft

The NFL draft kicks off Saturday in New York and one former Rebel is assured of being a first round pick while three others may be more likely to go on day two, if at all.

Patrick Willis, the Butkus Award winner and two-time All-American, saw his draft stock soar after being named defensive most valuable player in the Senior Bowl coupled with an excellent workout at the NFL Combine and at Ole Miss' Pro Day.

Also keeping an eye on the ticker this weekend will be linebacker Rory Johnson, cornerback Trumaine McBride and offensive lineman Andrew Wicker.

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