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The Hunt Report: Loosely comparing Division III WR to Hall of Famer Andre Reed, plus ELF championship preview – CBS Sports

Just like I’ve said before, it is a great time to be a college football student-athlete because you have a bevy of options to continue playing the sport you love. Between the XFL starting in February and the USFL kicking off its second season in mid-April, coupled with what we’ve seen the last two seasons in the European Football League, there is a lot to look forward to post-college if you want to continue to see opportunities. We can’t forget the great job being done in the different indoor leagues as well, like the Indoor Football League and National Arena League.

Obviously the NFL and CFL are the two well-known professional leagues, but not every player is ready to step into those leagues right away and make an impact. Which is why in this week’s edition of The Hunt Report, I wanted to take a look at a few players who are able to make the transition right away, and others who may benefit from alternate leagues as an initial starting point before working themselves up into both NFL and CFL opportunities down the line.

For last week’s Hunt Report, be sure to click here.

European League of Football

We’ve reached the championship game in the ELF, and we get the Hamburg Sea Devils and the Vienna Vikings in the final game. Both teams were the most consistent throughout the season. We’ve profiled a few of their players earlier in The Hunt Report, but here are two more to keep an eye on in this game. What makes these two players special is that it is more than likely the key matchup we’ll get to see on the perimeter.

CB Justin Rogers (Hamburg Sea Devils)

  • Age: 24
  • College: UTEP
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 185

A click-and-close type of corner, Rogers has above-average burst and quickness for the position. He can sit off and drive on the football and close on the route extremely well. As one of the top return specialists in the ELF, he’s got the ball skills to make quarterbacks pay. What will be interesting to see in this game is how he’s able to strike the balance between patience and aggressiveness against the outstanding passing attack of Vienna. So far this season he’s picked off five passes, which leads the team.

WR Jordan Bouah (Vienna Vikings)

  • Age: 27
  • College: Saddleback College
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 185

Bouah reminds me so much of Victor Cruz in how he’s able to sink his hips and get in, and out, of his breaks. This is both as a route runner and when he has the ball in his hands. He’s got very good strength to out-physical defensive backs within the route and at the catch point. I also like how he tracks the ball deep down field, and can be considered their best deep threat because of that ability. If Vienna wants to take home the title, best believe it will dial up a few deep shots to Bouah in this game.

College Football

RB Keon Edwards

  • College: Western University
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 230

Edwards is a bulldozer of a back, with a really good initial burst through the hole. …….

Source: https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/news/the-hunt-report-loosely-comparing-division-iii-wr-to-hall-of-famer-andre-reed-plus-elf-championship-preview/

Just like I’ve said before, it is a great time to be a college football student-athlete because you have a bevy of options to continue playing the sport you love. Between the XFL starting in February and the USFL kicking off its second season in mid-April, coupled with what we’ve seen the last two seasons in the European Football League, there is a lot to look forward to post-college if you want to continue to see opportunities. We can’t forget the great job being done in the different indoor leagues as well, like the Indoor Football League and National Arena League.

Obviously the NFL and CFL are the two well-…….

Just like I’ve said before, it is a great time to be a college football student-athlete because you have a bevy of options to continue playing the sport you love. Between the XFL starting in February and the USFL kicking off its second season in mid-April, coupled with what we’ve seen the last two seasons in the European Football League, there is a lot to look forward to post-college if you want to continue to see opportunities. We can’t forget the great job being done in the different indoor leagues as well, like the Indoor Football League and National Arena League.

Obviously the NFL and CFL are the two well-…….

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