This is the final installment of our series taking a look around the internet to see what people said about the newest Buffalo Bills before they were drafted. We conclude the series by looking at the information about the Bills undrafted free agents. Only eight are official as of press time but we'll look at the rest of the reported class as well.
Antonio Coleman, OLB, Auburn
2010 NFL Draft: Outside linebackers - Mocking The Draft
"Coleman is very similar is body and playing ability to former Purdue star Anthony Spencer. He's strictly a rush linebacker at the next level. He came on last season with 10.5 tackles for loss and six sacks." 18th OLB
Auburn's Antonio Coleman ready to make the most of his label as an NFL 'tweener' | al.com
"The reigning SEC sacks leader went unselected in last weekend's NFL draft and ultimately accepted a free-agent invitation from the Buffalo Bills."
WalterFootball.com: 2010 NFL Draft: 3-4 Rush Linebacker Rankings
Coleman was ranked higher (11) than Arthur Moats (14). "An All-SEC First Team member, Antonio Coleman collected 16.5 TFL and 10 sacks as a senior. Will play in the Senior Bowl."
Antonio Coleman | Auburn Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect
"Could project to defensive end in a 4-3 defense or outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme --- Battled an assortment of ankle, wrist and shoulder injuries during his career --- Classic 'tweener who lacks the size to play with his hand down at the next level but may not have the speed to stand up either --- Terrific college player but certainly not the top pro prospect that his press clippings would lead you to believe."
Antonio Coleman Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect - FFToolbox.com
"Although he has been a mainstay at defensive end for Auburn, Coleman projects as a rush linebacker in a 3-4 defense. Look for Coleman to be selected in the fourth or fifth round of the 2010 draft, but a third-round choice is not out of the question (especially if he runs well at the combine)."
Antonio Coleman, Auburn, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"After serving in a backup role in 2006, Coleman developed into one of the SEC's most feared pass-rushers in '07 and '08, earning all-conference accolades both seasons and posting a combined 29 tackles for loss and 15 sacks. Coleman's production behind the line of scrimmage is impossible to ignore. So too, however, is his lack of size, which is why so many of his total tackles (151) occur for loss. Coleman may have to prove he's athletic and instinctive enough for coverage. Otherwise, NFL teams will have a hard time finding a spot for him, which could result in a surprisingly low grade."
2010 NFL Draft Rankings- DE/OLB - NFL Draft Geek
Coleman was the 10th ranked DE/OLB ahead of Arthur Moats (26).
Dominique Harris, S, Temple
Dominique Harris, Temple, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"DB Dominique Harris has good size for a safety, and ran 4.54 in the 40, while posting a 31-inch vertical jump, and an impressive 10-foot, 1-inch broad jump."
New Era Scouting " Safety
Harris is the 15th ranked SS.
WalterFootball.com: 2010 NFL Draft: Safety Rankings
"Dominique Harris broke up a whopping nine passes as a senior. As part of the All-MAC Third Team, he also had 71 tackles and three TFL." 21st ranked safety.
Jorge Guerra, OL, TAMUK
Guerra Joins Bills - Texas A&M Kingsville - Javelinas
"Guerra, a Roma, Texas native, started for four years for the Javelinas at left tackle. As a senior he helped lead the Hoggies to a Lone Star Conference Championship and berth in the NCAA Division II Playoffs."
Naaman Roosevelt, WR, Buffalo
2010 NFL Draft: Wide receivers - Mocking The Draft
"Roosevelt is a skinny receiver who has flashed explosive play in college. He runs crisp routes and has some good moves in the open field. His size lets defenders easily jam him at the line. If he can bulk up to about 200 pounds without giving up his speed, Roosevelt could be a solid option at the next level."
Naaman Roosevelt, Buffalo, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Full pro day analysis and information about the former Buffalo Bulls WR.
Naaman Roosevelt Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect - FFToolbox.com
"Roosevelt does not have the size to be a number one receiver in the NFL; even listed at 6-0 and 191 pounds might be a little generous. What Roosevelt can be is a great slot receiver who has a ton of speed. A year or two in the weight room will help too, but he should be a decent mid-round selection."
Joique Bell, RB, Wayne State
2010 NFL Draft: Running backs - Mocking The Draft
"Bell projects as a good power runner. He keeps a low center of gravity, which makes him hard to take down. His best fit might be in a one-cut scheme where he can decide the hole he wants to hit and burst through it." 10th RB
Joique Bell, Wayne State (MI), NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"Bell has rushed for 2,000-plus yards in each of the past two seasons. That's impressive at any level of football. For his 2,084-yard, 29-touchdown effort in 2009, he won the Harlon Hill Award Trophy as the best player in Division II. Scouts see a lot of good things in his game that any successful NFL back needs: strength, balance, effort and enough speed to hit holes quickly. Don't be surprised if his name is called relatively early on draft Saturday."
John Destin, CB, Tulsa
John Destin, Tulsa, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"Destin (5-foot-11 7/8, 191 pounds) twice ran the 40-yard dash in 4.50 seconds, and he had a 34-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot, 1-inch broad jump, a 6.82-second three-cone drill, a 4.15-second short shuttle and 16 bench-press repetitions."
Stephan Virgil, CB, Virginia Tech
2010 NFL Draft: Cornerbacks - Mocking The Draft
"Virgil has the makings of a solid man coverage cornerback. In one game in 2008, he returned a fumble for a touchdown, blocked an extra point and returned it for two points and blocked a punt for a safety." 23rd CB
Stephan Virgil, Virginia Tech, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"With only one standout season, Virgil could slip further on draft day than his high-profile status would indicate. His size and athleticism should be too much for teams to ignore in the middle rounds. Considering the immediate success [former teammates] have had, Virgil's future team might be able to plug him into the nickel or dime package as a rookie."
Stephan Virgil Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect
"Stephan Virgil sat behind some talented corners at Virginia Tech and still managed to make an impact as a sophomore and earn a starting job as a junior. During his junior campaign he posted 43 tackles and picked off six passes."
WalterFootball.com: 2010 NFL Draft: Cornerback Rankings
Virgil ran a 4.73 40 at the combine and missed a postseason scrimmage because he was academically ineligible. He is the 49th ranked CB.
Will Croner, DE, Howard
Delaware athletes: Croner doesn't need easy path to get to NFL | delawareonline.com | The News Journal
"Playing exclusively on defense in 2009, Croner had 64 tackles (30 solos), including 11 1/2 for lost yardage and 3 1/2 sacks in 10 games for the Bison, who finished 2-9 overall and 0-8 in the MEAC. He also forced two fumbles and intercepted a pass."
The following names have been reported by NEPatriotsDraft.com but are still unofficial.
Sean Allen, C/G, ECU
Sean Allen, East Carolina, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"Played and started all 14 games on the Pirate offensive line … Opened 12 contests at center and started two at right guard against Marshall and Southern Miss … . Stood third on the unit with 751 snaps and was credited with 40 knockdown blocks." Allen is the 20th OC on the board.
Kyle Mutcher, OC, Weber State
Kyle Mutcher, Weber State, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"OL - Kyle Mutcher, senior, 6-3, 300, Weber State, has been selected First Team FCS All-American for the 2009 college football season as voted on by The Associated Press." 19th ranked center.
Cordaro Howard, OL, Georgia Tech
2010 NFL Draft: Guards - Mocking The Draft
"Howard is an an athletic guard who can get out on the move or excel in cut blocks. If he gets stronger, he's a real sleeper of a player." 15th ranked OG
WalterFootball.com: 2010 NFL Draft: Offensive Guard Rankings
"After earning a spot on the All-ACC Second Team in 2008, Cord Howard was an All-ACC first-teamer as a senior." 11th ranked OG
Draft Countdown - 2010 NFL Draft | Offensive Guard Rankings
Howard is the 18th ranked OG.
Cord Howard, Georgia Tech, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"A powerful player, Howard had a tough time with speed in one-on-one drills all week and also failed to get off the snap in a timely fashion. Even East coach Romeo Crennel told the second-team All-ACC pick he was too slow off the ball during a drill Wednesday." First team All-ACC and 24th ranked OG.
New Era Scouting " Offensive Guard
Howard was the 18th ranked OG.
2010 NFL Draft Rankings- Offensive Guards
Howard is the 10th ranked OG.
David Nelson, WR, Florida
David Nelson, Florida, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
Nelson is 6'5", 217lbs., and ran a 4.57 at the Florida pro day.
Donald Jones, WR, Youngstown St.
Donald Jones, Youngstown State, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"Blessed with the size, speed and athleticism to be an elite pass catcher, the YSU captain has been a revelation for the Penguins since wresting a starting job after several games of his junior campaign."
Donald Jones Scouting Report - 2010 NFL Draft Prospect - FFToolbox.com
"Donald Jones is elusive, and runs smooth, albeit, simple routes and changes direction quickly. He has good leaping ability and body control, and is adept at reading coverage and shows solid hands. He has some potential as a slot /possession wide out in the NFL; a project with enticing promise."
Brett Johnson, S, Cal
Brett Johnson, California, NFL Draft - CBSSports.com - NFLDraftScout.com
"After learning the ropes as a special teams player for two years, Johnson became a key factor as a starting safety and finished the season with 43 tackles, two interceptions (No. 24-T Pac-10), three pass breakups, a forced fumble and a block."