Tampa Bay BuccaneersA look at the 2023 Senior Bowl roster, as well as key position groups to watch in MobileBrianna Dix
Senior Bowl week has arrived! Coaches, scouts and executives will be traveling to Mobile, Alabama, for one of the first glimpses of comprehensive player evaluation. College football players will strive to make a mark as potential additions to NFL rosters. In 2023's annual college all-star game with 120-plus participants, practices will be held from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2 at Hancock Whitney Stadium on the campus of the University of South Alabama. The game will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4 (2:30 p.m. ET on NFL Network).
In 2022, the Senior Bowl featured 106 prospects who were drafted last April, which represented 82 percent of the prospects who participated in the event. Additionally, the Buccaneers drafted several players who participated in the 2022 Senior Bowl, including Logan Hall, Luke Goedeke, Rachaad White, Jake Camarda and Zyon McCollum. Among the players participating this year, TCU's Max Duggan is one of the hottest names after a sensational 2022 campaign, despite struggles in the national title game. Tennessee's Hendon Hooker would have been a strong candidate to play in the exhibition, but he suffered a season-ending ACL tear in a loss to South Carolina in November and is currently undergoing rehab.
One of the apparent strengths of the 2023 Draft Class is pass rushers, evidenced by the group in Mobile. Among the group's top penetrators are Texas Tech's Tyree Wilson, Army's Andre Carter II, Ohio State's Zach Harrison, Notre Dame's Isaiah Foskey, TCU's Dylan Horton, Auburn's Derick Hall and Tennessee's Byron Young.
The one-on-one battles in the trenches during the all-star game always add intrigue and this year presents a promising group of young offensive tackles including Maryland's Jaelyn Duncan, Syracuse's Matthew Bergeron, Michigan's Ryan Hayes, USC's Andrew Vorhees (who also plays guard) and North Dakota State's Cody Mauch.
The 2023 class of running backs has garnered attention, with several standouts among the compilation. Georgia's Kenny McIntosh has a talented upside as a receiver and Illinois' Chase Brown ranked fourth in the FBS in rush yards (1,643) this season. Kentucky's Chris Rodriguez Jr. is a powerful rusher who averaged 6.2 yards per carry in his career and Oklahoma's Eric Gray ran for 1,366 yards in 2022. Tulane's Tyjae Spears finished with eight straight 100-yard rushing outings and Texas' Roschon Johnson, who split time with star Bijan Robinson, became one of the best change-of-pace rushers.
Here is the full roster for this year's Senior Bowl participants:
QUARTERBACKTyson Bagent, ShepherdMax Duggan, TCUJake Haener, Fresno StateJaren Hall, BYUClayton Tune, HoustonRUNNING BACKChase Brown, IllinoisEric Gray, OklahomaEvan Hull, NorthwesternRoschon Johnson, TexasKenny McIntosh, GeorgiaCamerun Peoples, Appalachian StateChris Rodriguez Jr., KentuckyTyjae Spears, TulaneJosh Whyle, Cincinnati (FB)Brayden Willis, Oklahoma (FB)WIDE RECEIVERRonnie Bell, MichiganDerius Davis, TCUNathaniel Dell, HoustonElijah Higgins, Stanford (WR/TE)Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa StateAndrei Iosivas, PrincetonCharlie Jones, PurdueJonathan Mingo, MississippiPuka Nacua, BYUTrey Palmer, NebraskaJayden Reed, Michigan StateRashee Rice, SMUTre Tucker, CincinnatiJalen Wayne, South AlabamaDontayvion Wicks, VirginiaMichael Wilson, StanfordTIGHT ENDDavis Allen, ClemsonPayne Durham, PurdueCameron Latu, AlabamaWill Mallory, MiamiLuke Musgrave, Oregon StateOFFENSIVE LINEJake Andrews, TroySteve Avila, TCUMatthew Bergeron, SyracuseNick Broeker, MississippiMcClendon Curtis, Tennessee-ChattanoogaJaelyn Duncan, MarylandEmil Ekiyor Jr., AlabamaAlex Forsyth, OregonBlake Freeland, BYURichard Gouraige, FloridaRyan Hayes, MichiganDawand Jones, Ohio StateCody Mauch, North Dakota StateWanya Morris, OklahomaOlusegun Oluwatimi, MichiganJarrett Patterson, Notre DameAsim Richards, North CarolinaNick Saldiveri, Old DominionJohn Michael Schmitz, MinnesotaTyler Steen, AlabamaO'Cyrus Torrence, FloridaAndrew Vorhees, USCDarnell Wright, TennesseeEDGE RUSHERAdetomiwa Adebawore, NorthwesternAndre Carter II, ArmyYaYa Diaby, LouisvilleIsaiah Foskey, Notre DameAli Gaye, LSUDerick Hall, AuburnNick Hampton, Appalachian StateZach Harrison, Ohio StateK.J. Henry, ClemsonDylan Horton, TCUThomas Incoom, Central MichiganDJ Johnson, OregonIsaiah Land, Florida A&MEku Leota, AuburnWill McDonald IV, Iowa StateIsaiah McGuire, MissouriTavius Robinson, MississippiKeion White, Georgia TechTyree Wilson, Texas TechByron Young, TennesseeDEFENSIVE LINEKeeanu Benton, WisconsinKarl Brooks, Bowling GreenJerrod Clark, Coastal CarolinaDJ Dale, AlabamaSiaki Ika, BaylorTyler Lacy, Oklahoma StateZacch Pickens, South CarolinaJalen Redmond, OklahomaByron Young, AlabamaCameron Young II, Mississippi StateLINEBACKERSirVocea Dennis, PittsburghDaiyan Henley, Washington StateCam Jones, IndianaCarlton Martial, TroyAubrey Miller Jr., Jackson StateDeMarvion Overshown, TexasIvan Pace Jr., CincinnatiOwen Pappoe, AuburnHenry To'oTo'o, AlabamaDorian Williams, TulaneCORNERBACKJakorian Bennett, MarylandJulius Brents, Kansas StateChamarri Conner, Virginia TechAnthony Johnson, VirginiaKyu Blu Kelly, StanfordDarrell Luter Jr., South AlabamaJartavius Martin, IllinoisRiley Moss, IowaDarius Rush, South CarolinaTyrique Stevenson, MiamiDevon Witherspoon, IllinoisRejzohn Wright, Oregon StateSAFETYJordan Battle, AlabamaJi'Ayir Brown, Penn StateSydney Brown, IllinoisDeMarcco Hellams, AlabamaKaevon Merriweather, IowaJammie Robinson, Florida StateDaniel Scott, CaliforniaJL Skinner, Boise StateChristopher Smith, GeorgiaJay Ward, LSUSPECIALISTSBryce Baringer, Michigan State (P)Adam Korsak, Rutgers (P)Jack Podlesny, Georgia (K)Chad Ryland, Maryland (K)Robert Soderholm, VMI (LS)Alex Ward, UCF (LS)