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Ten players the Ravens will be watching at the Senior Bowl this week

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 04 Oklahoma at Oklahoma State Photo by David Stacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

2018 features one of the most talented prospect pools in at the Senior Bowl in recent memory. Many top prospects at different positions are participating, and the first round of the draft figures to be loaded with Senior Bowl players. With so much talent present, who should the Ravens be focusing on this week? Here are the top 10 players Ravens scouts should keep an eye on (players are in no particular order).

James Washington, WR, Oklahoma State

Washington was the nation’s top deep threat receiver, and he won the Biletnikoff award as the nation’s top overall receiver. Washington was the primary weapon for Mason Rudolph in the high flying Oklahoma State offense. Though at the Senior Bowl, he will have to prove he is more than a one trick pony.

Marcell Ateman, WR, Oklahoma State

Ateman broke out in 2017 across from Washington. Ateman has fantastic size, standing at 6’4”. Ateman was excellent for the Cowboys at winning jump balls. He also has some surprising speed. At the Senior Bowl, Ateman has a chance to break out of Washington’s shadow. Expect Ateman’s draft stock to skyrocket after this week.

Dallas Goedert, TE, South Dakota State

Goedert is a small school tight end that has garnered a lot of hype from draft analysts, some grading him as high as a first round pick. Goedert gets a chance to show off to the nation how good he either is or isn’t against all the NFL talent in Mobile.

Mike Gesicki, TE, Penn State

Gesicki is my number two overall tight end in this year’s class. Gesicki has proven to be a dynamic receiving tight end, with his diving catches spanning numerous highlight reels. Gesicki will be a player the Ravens will take a long look at this week.

Troy Fumagalli, TE, Wisconsin

The nine-fingered tight end is a great story, and he’s also a great tight end. Fumagalli is exactly what one would expect from a Wisconsin player, hard-nosed and tough. Though Fumagalli is primarily a playmaking tight end. He may be the fourth best tight end in the class, and a possible target for the Ravens in either round two or three.

Brian O’Neill, OT, Pittsburgh

O’Neill is a sure-fire first round offensive tackle, and the player who Mel Kiper Jr. had the Ravens selecting in his first mock draft. If there isn’t a top wide receiver available when the Ravens pick, the team certainly should not try to force it, and could look to bolster the offensive line in such a scenario. For that reason, O’Neill is a player to watch this week.

Isaiah Wynn, OL, Georiga

Wynn was a big winner of bowl season, because as a result of Georgia’s run to the National Championship game, Wynn gained national attention. Wynn proved to be among the nation’s better, but unheralded offensive lineman. Wynn played left tackle for Georgia this year, and played well, but he will be a guard in the NFL, as he is just 6’2”. Wynn did play left guard during the 2016 season, and he will play as a guard in front of NFL scouts this week.

Harold Landry, DE, Boston College

Landry led the nation in sacks in 2016, and is a talented pass rusher, though he doesn’t often find his name in the midst of the top tier of edge rushers in this year’s draft class. Though with a strong week, Landry can cement his status as a first round pick.

Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma

I’m not really sure I have to convince you of why Baker Mayfield is a player to watch this week. While it’s unlikely the Ravens will select him, it will be interesting to compare him to Josh Allen of Wyoming, who is also in attendance this week. Mayfield is one of the nation’s most electrifying players. Many Ravens fans are sold on him as the heir to Joe Flacco, can he sell the Ravens’ scouts this week?

Royce Freeman, RB, Oregon

The Ravens look set at running back with Alex Collins and Kenneth Dixon, but Freeman is a talented back who could jump into the rotation for the Ravens. Freeman is a very solid all around runner, and is arguably the top running back prospect in attendance this week.