Senior Bowl

5 players to watch from the Senior Bowl's South team

The Browns coaching staff has arrived in Mobile, Alabama, for the 2017 Senior Bowl, and their players are on the way.

Here are five names from the South team to keep an eye on this week.

TE O.J. Howard, Alabama

Howard, the MVP of the 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship game, is viewed as a first-round draft pick. The former Alabama standout caught 45 passes for 595 yards this past season and 38 for 602 the year before. With a 6-foot-5, 250-pound frame and wide receiver speed, he's considered the top prospect in what could be one of the league's best crops of tight ends in recent memory.

OL Forrest Lamp, Western Kentucky

While Lamp played tackle at Western Kentucky,'s Dane Brugler last week described Lamp as the "next great guard prospect." Lamp, a four-year starter who played in 51 of 53 games during that span, was ranked by Pro Football Focus as a top-5 rated tackle the past two seasons and did not allow a sack in 2016.

QB Joshua Dobbs, Tennessee

Dobbs leaves Tennessee with a 23-12 record and tied for the fifth-most wins by a Volunteers quarterback. The mobile signal-caller set school records with 2,160 yards rushing and 32 rushing touchdowns. He also passed for 7,128 yards, the fifth-most in Tennessee history. This season, Dobbs led the Volunteers to a win over Nebraska in the Music City Bowl where he combined for 409 total yards of offense and three touchdowns.

WR Travin Dural, LSU

In a year when LSU's offense struggled, Dural still managed to catch 28 passes for 533 yards. Considered one of the fastest players in this year's draft class with a reported sub 4.4-second 40-yard dash, he leaves the Tigers with five 100-yard receiving games and 72 catches for 1,436 yards and 12 touchdowns.

DL Carlos Watkins, Clemson

Watkins played a key role on a Clemson defense that helped lift the Tigers to the national championship. The co-captain was voted a first-team All American by CBS Sports this past season after making 82 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks in 15 games.

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