The annual NFL for the Trojans is decided to be conducted on Wednesday which is said to be a showcase for each and every draft qualified players however; the spotlight will shine on one player who is Matt Barkley. This is due to his excellent workout in different NFL matches.
The player was unable to take part in the NFL Combine or Senior Bowl tournament due to an injury onto his shoulder, this tournament came out to be a great opportunity for Barkley to prove to his team as well as to the scouts and coaches that he has now recovered from his injury and is able to get selected for the first round in the tournament.
Since the injury of Matt Barkley, he has not been seen throwing around against the UCLA lately which also arises a lot of questions against his draft standing. The question rising is that is he able to get selected for the first day selection or he will be thrown back to the second round? The answer to this question greatly depends upon the injury he has on his shoulder, what is its status and upon his performance in throwing 60 rough throws to that of Robert Woods. It was also added in that his leadership or his character is not in question presently however, at the end, a quarterback of NFL should be prepared so as to make good throws during the game and this is the place where Matt Barkley needs to out show other players so as to grab a good position within the team.
On the other side, Robert Woods is also looking forward to prove himself something as well. This aspect is said to be a deep receiver draft and many of the mock drafts predicts his entry to take place within the second round. In the similar circumstances, a current mock draft that has been issued by Charley Casserly from NFL.com declared that Wood will come out to be the first round pick for the team and in the tournament. Robert Wood’s main aim should be to obtain a below 40 time 4.5. His current status indicates that he ran 4.51 in the combine and entering within the range of 4.4 will definitely mean a lot within the continuous jockeying for the draft position.
Furthermore, this instant will also come out to be the first opportunity so as to carry out a workout for Khaled Holmes, who has withdrawn from Senior Bowl after getting injured in the weight lifting part included within the combine.
Others, who are working out are also expected to include a trio of defensive backs Within T.J McDonald, Jawanza Starling as well as Nickell Robey in addition to that of the running back player Curtis McNeal and defensive end player Wes Horton.
Both Matt Barkley and Robert Woods are looking forwards to gain a firsthand within the selection process of the first round pick however, it will be the performance factors as well as the injured shoulder of Barkley to decide which player gets to enter as the first round pick in the game.
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