Watch List

The Senior Bowl's 2014 Watch List includes more than 400 student athletes from nearly every level of college football. These are the players who we are looking to fill the 110 roster spots that form the North and South squads for the nation's premier all-star game. A player not on the initial list can be added to the watch list during the season and be invited to the 2014 game. Here's a look at the top seniors to keep an eye on this season:

SORT

Name
ASC | DSC
Position
ASC | DSC
School
ASC | DSC
  • Denico Autry
    Mississippi State
    DE 6'6" 265 SEC
  • Lamin Barrow
    LSU
    ILB 6'2" 232 SEC
  • Kenny Bell
    Alabama
    WR 6'1" 180 SEC
  • Deion Belue
    Alabama
    DC 5'11" 183 SEC
  • Alfred Blue
    LSU
    RB 6'2" 222 SEC
  • Justin Britt
    Missouri
    OT 6'6" 315 SEC
  • Chris Burnette
    Georgia
    OG 6'2" 314 SEC
  • Tyler Campbell
    Ole Miss
    PT 6'2" 230 SEC
  • Steven Clark
    Auburn
    PT 6'5" 230 SEC
  • JC Copeland
    LSU
    FB 6'1" 270 SEC
  • Chris Davis
    Auburn
    DC 5'11" 200 SEC
    Birmingham native best known now for game-winning TD return off missed FG to win the 2013 Iron Bowl. Three-year starter for the Tigers, has 65 total tackles (including 10 vs. Alabama) and 12 pass breakups.
  • Andre Debose
    Florida
    WR 5'11" 189 SEC
  • Dominique Easley
    Florida
    DE 6'2" 283 SEC
  • Nosa Eguae
    Auburn
    DE 6'3" 269 SEC
  • Dee Ford
    Auburn
    DE 6'2" 240 SEC
    One of the most feared pass rushers in the SEC, registering 12.5 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks and 17 quarterback hurries in 2013.
  • James Franklin
    Missouri
    QB 6'2" 230 SEC
  • John Fulton
    Alabama
    DC 6'0" 186 SEC
  • Zach Fulton
    Tennessee
    OG 6'5" 323 SEC
  • E.J. Gaines
    Missouri
    DC 5'11" 195 SEC
    Three-year starter who was an All-Big 12 pick just two years ago. Had a solid junior campaign that saw him lead the team with 11 pass break ups and finish 4th on the squad with a career-high 74 tackles.
  • Chase Garnham
    Vanderbilt
    ILB 6'3" 236 SEC
  • Kenarious Gates
    Georgia
    OG 6'5" 327 SEC
  • Andre Hal
    Vanderbilt
    DC 6'0" 186 SEC
  • Jon Halapio
    Florida
    OG 6'3" 315 SEC
    Has played in 41 games during his career, 33 starts.
  • Jonotthan Harrison
    Florida
    OC 6'3" 302 SEC
  • Javontee Herndon
    Arkansas
    WR 6'1" 194 SEC
  • Gabe Jackson
    Mississippi State
    OG 6'4" 335 SEC
    First team All-SEC guard, started all 52 games of his career at left guard for the Bulldogs.
  • Ja'Wuan James
    Tennessee
    OT 6'6" 318 SEC
    Started all 49 games of his career at right tackle (school record), helped Vols to most rushing yards in nine seasons (2,261).
  • Steven Jenkins
    Texas A&M
    OLB 6'2" 220 SEC
  • Wesley Johnson
    Vanderbilt
    OG 6'5" 295 SEC
  • Byran Jones
    Arkansas
    DT 6'2" 315 SEC
  • Kenny Ladler
    Vanderbilt
    S 6'1" 205 SEC
  • Jimmy Legree
    South Carolina
    DC 6'0" 187 SEC
  • Craig Loston
    LSU
    S 6'2" 209 SEC
    Played in nine games, making 51 tackles and two interceptions.
  • Marcus Lucas
    Missouri
    WR 6'5" 220 SEC
  • Arthur Lynch
    Georgia
    TE 6'5" 254 SEC
    Has 19 receptions for 318 yards and 3 TD in 2013, including 4 catches for 75 yards and a TD against Auburn. Named to Mackey Award Preseason and Midseason list (nation’s best tight end).
  • Ben Malena
    Texas A&M
    RB 5'9" 195 SEC
  • Cody Mandell
    Alabama
    PT 6'4" 213 SEC
    Second-team All-SEC after averaging 47.5 yards a punt this season (42.5 net), knocking 14 of his 35 punts inside the 20 and he boomed 14 more 50+ yards.
  • Mike Marry
    Ole Miss
    ILB 6'3" 256 SEC
    2013 Chucky Mullins Award Winner and will wear the No. 38 jersey in honor of Mullins throughout the 2013 season. Played in every game last season with 12 starts at Mike linebacker and finished 3rd on the team and 35th in the SEC with 78 tackles. Was 2nd on team and 18th in SEC with 10.5 TFLs.  Also had 2.5 sacks, an interception, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.
  • Jake Matthews
    Texas A&M
    OT 6'5" 310 SEC
    One of only 10 unanimous All-Americans, considered top offensive lineman in 2014 class. Two-time All-SEC first teamer was one of three finalists for the Outland Trophy (top interior lineman) and won the Bowden Award, presented for high performance on the field, in the classroom and the community. Son of former NFL lineman Bruce Matthews.
  • Jordan Matthews
    Vanderbilt
    WR 6'3" 206 SEC
    All-time SEC career leader in receptions (364) and yards (4,950). Is first SEC player with 90 receptions or more in back-to-back seasons and is the first player in conference history to record 100 receptions in one season. In 2013, has 107 receptions for 1,334 yards and can add to those numbers in Vanderbilt's bowl game.
  • AJ McCarron
    Alabama
    QB 6'4" 214 SEC
    Two-time national champion QB who led nation with 173.08 passer efficiency rating in 2012. One of five finalists for Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, semifinalist for Davey O'Brien and Maxwell awards, AP third team All-American and consensus second team All-SEC.  Record of 24-2 as the Alabama starter (tied for fifth-most wins in school history and second in win percentage at .923), threw 30 TDs and just 3 INT in 2012. Native of Mobile, AL, home of the Senior Bowl.
  • Daniel McCullers
    Tennessee
    DT 6'8" 351 SEC
    Stands 6’8”, 360 pounds, will be the largest player at the 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl. In 12 games this season, had 33 total tackles (4.5 for loss) and half of a sack.
  • Zach Mettenberger
    LSU
    QB 6'5" 235 SEC
  • C.J. Mosley
    Alabama
    ILB 6'2" 232 SEC
    One of 10 players in nation to earn Unanimous All-American status, Butkus Award winner (top linebacker in country), All-SEC first team selection.
  • Aaron Murray
    Georgia
    QB 6'1" 208 SEC
    Tore his ACL on 11/23 against Kentucky and will miss the remainder of his final season. In 11 games in 2013, threw for for 3,075 yards, 26 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He has thrown 121 career touchdowns -- an SEC record.  
  • Rajion Neal
    Tennessee
    RB 5'11" 212 SEC
  • Kevin Norwood
    Alabama
    WR 6'2" 195 SEC
    One of AJ McCarron’s favorite targets, finished 2013 regular season with a team-best 36 receptions for 538 yards and led all Tide receivers with 7 touchdowns.
  • Cody Parkey
    Auburn
    PK 6'0" 190 SEC
    Is 13-17 on field goals in 2013, including 5-6 from 40-49 yards. On 83 kickoffs, has 59 touchbacks.
  • Solomon Patton
    Florida
    WR 5'9" 171 SEC
  • LaDarius Perkins
    Mississippi State
    RB 5'10" 195 SEC
  • Nick Perry
    Alabama
    S 6'1" 212 SEC
  • Jay Prosch
    Auburn
    FB 6'1" 250 SEC
    Starting fullback who was a FWAA Courage Award weekly honoree in 2012. The Mobile, AL,  native obtained an NCAA waiver to transfer from Illinois in January on 2012 as his mother was battling brain cancer.  Scored first career TD on a 1-yard run against New Mexico State last season.
  • Tyler Russell
    Mississippi State
    QB 6'4" 220 SEC
  • Charles Sawyer
    Ole Miss
    DC 5'11" 178 SEC
  • Jeff Scott
    Ole Miss
    RB 5'7" 167 SEC
  • D.T. Shackelford
    Ole Miss
    ILB 6'1" 246 SEC
  • Connor Shaw
    South Carolina
    QB 6'1" 209 SEC
  • Deontae Skinner
    Mississippi State
    OLB 6'2" 250 SEC
  • Chris Smith
    Arkansas
    DE 6'3" 268 SEC
    In his career, (through 10 games in 2013) has played in 41 games with 25 starts and recorded 116 tackles, 29.5 for loss with 20.5 sacks, 19 quarterback hurries, seven pass breakups and one forced fumble. His sacks total is tied for 12th on the school's all-time list. He and Jadeveon Clowney are the only returners in the SEC with 9.0 sacks or more in 2012.  Last season, started all 12 games and was named honorable-mention All-SEC after recording 52 tackles, 13.0 for loss with 9.5 sacks, 12 quarterback hurries, four pass breakups and one forced fumble.
  • Garrison Smith
    Georgia
    OLB 6'3" 299 SEC
  • Jacques Smith
    Tennessee
    OLB 6'2" 243 SEC
  • Anthony Steen
    Alabama
    OG 6'3" 309 SEC
  • Ed Stinson
    Alabama
    DE 6'4" 292 SEC
    Second-team All-SEC selection. Made 42 tackles, 2 for loss, and had 1.5 sacks in 2013.
  • James Stone
    Tennessee
    OC 6'3" 291 SEC
  • Chaz Sutton
    South Carolina
    DE 6'5" 263 SEC
  • Travis Swanson
    Arkansas
    OC 6'5" 318 SEC
    A 2013 Rimington Trophy candidate (best center), Swanson has started all 48 games of his Razorback career, tied for the 2nd-longest active streak in the country, and blocked for three seasons with a 3,000-yard passer, including the first season in school history with a 3,000-yard passer and a 1,000-yard rusher in 2010.
  • Robert Thomas
    Arkansas
    DT 6'3" 325 SEC
  • L'Damian Washington
    Missouri
    WR 6'4" 205 SEC
  • Jaylen Watkins
    Florida
    DC 6'0" 181 SEC
    In 2013, third on team with 52 tackles, including 2 tackles for loss and has seven pass breakups.
  • Jeffrey Whitaker
    Auburn
    DT 6'4" 310 SEC
  • Nickeo Whitley
    Mississippi State
    S 6'1" 205 SEC
  • Avery Williamson
    Kentucky
    ILB 6'1" 242 SEC
  • Andrew Wilson
    Missouri
    ILB 6'3" 240 SEC