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Small-school prospects got their day

DT Akiem Hicks

Before we completely turn our attention to the Senior Bowl this week, here are 10 names to know, some from smaller schools, from last week's East-West Shrine game and practices.

During the season, NFL scouts are regulars in Tuscaloosa and Baton Rouge, but places like Cookeville, Tenn., where Tennessee Tech is located, and Conway, S.C., the home of Coastal Carolina aren't regular stops for talent evaluators mining for blue-chip talent. However, all-star games allow players from lower levels of competition to emerge and the East-West Shrine Game in St. Petersburg – in... Recommended Stories