2023 GOODYEAR COTTON BOWL CLASSIC NFL Draft Prospects

2023 GOODYEAR COTTON BOWL CLASSIC
Tulane vs. USC - 1-02-2023 (Monday)

This year’s Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic kicks off Jan. 2, 2023 from AT&T Stadium at 1:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN. The New Year’s Six bowl features the Pac-12 runner-up USC Trojans (11-2) and the American Conference champion Tulane Green Wave (11-2)– the highest ranked Group of Five team this year. Last year, the Cotton Bowl was a College Football Playoff semi-final but returns to a standard NY6 bowl this season.

Tulane Green Wave NFL Draft Prospects

RANK Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
511

Nick
Anderson

LB
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225lbs 5-10 4.60 76 473
57.2
Nick Anderson from Jones County JC/Vicksburg High School was rated a After high school, Anderson joined Tulane.In 2019 as a fre...
510

Duece
Watts

WR
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193lbs 6-2 4.51 76 434.5
57.4
Duece Watts from Petal High School was rated a After high school, Watts opted to join Tulane.In 2020 as a freshman Watts saw act...
486

Mykel
Jones

WR
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190lbs 5-11 4.48 78 482.5
59.4
Mykel Jones from Patterson High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high sch...
358

Dorian
Williams

LB
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225lbs 6-2 4.59 31 206.3
70.7
Dorian Williams from Indian Land High School was rated a -star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After hig...
235

Tyjae
Spears

RB
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195lbs 5-10 4.40 21 170
77.0
Tyjae Spears from Ponchatoula High School was rated a -star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following hi...

USC Trojans NFL Draft Prospects

RANK Player Pos Coll Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
481

Brandon
Pili

DL
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345lbs 6-3 5.16 108 470
60.0
Brandon Pili from Westview High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high sch...
363

Nick
Figueroa

DL
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275lbs 6-5 4.84 93 364.5
70.4
Nick Figueroa from Cajon High School was rated a 80-star prospect by ESPN with a scout's rating of 80. After high school, Figuero...
188

Travis
Dye

RB
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204lbs 5-10 4.48 24 226.3
79.0
Travis Dye from Norco High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high scho...
120

Brett
Neilon

C
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295lbs 6-2 4.99 62 233
82.5
Brett Neilon from Santa Margarita Catholic High School was rated a 82-star prospect by ESPN with a scout's rating of 82 Following...
115

Justin
Dedich

C
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305lbs 6-2 5.06 30 115
82.8
Justin Dedich from Chaparral High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. Following hi...
113

Mekhi
Blackmon

CB
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175lbs 6-0 4.45 60 188.3
83.0
Mekhi Blackmon attended Menlo-Atherton High High School and was rated a 3-star prospect by 247 Sports with a scout's rating of 0....
58

Tuli
Tuipulotu

DL
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290lbs 6-4 4.97 11 56.1
86.0
Tuli Tuipulotu from Lawndale High School was rated a 3-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. After high s...
55

Andrew
Vorhees

OG
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325lbs 6-6 5.12 12 64.5
86.3
Andrew Vorhees from Kingsburg High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 3-star grade by 247 Sports. Following h...
14

Jordan
Addison

WR
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175lbs 6-0 4.39 2 14.9
89.5
Jordan Addison from Tuscarora High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. Following hi...