With the Redskins’ 2013 season winding down, CSNWashington.com will be keeping an eye on the upcoming college bowl games and the NFL prospects who could be on Washington’s radar in 2014 draft.
What: Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
Who: Boise State vs. Oregon State
When: Tuesday, December 24, 8:00 p.m., ESPN
Players to watch:
Boise State’s left tackle may be their best draft prospect. At 6-feet-4, 295 lb., Charles Leno Jr. is tall, athletic and tenacious. He was an All-Mountain West selection as he was the best O-lineman on an offense that was 16th nationally in scoring (38.8 ppg). If the Redskins are going to rebuild their offensive line they might look at Leno as a good bookend to Trent Williams.
With Santana Moss unlikely to be back the Redskins will need someone for the slot receiver position. Some scouts like Brandin Cooks of Oregon State more than the more heralded Marqise Lee of USC. “Cooks is just as explosive as Lee, but more consistent as a pass catcher,” one NFC South scout told NFL.com. If Cooks is still on the board in the third round the Redskins will have to take a serious look at him.