NFL scouts love to find sleepers. Of all the conversations I have with area scouts during their time out on the road, it's the texts with "Dude, I found a guy..." that gets them most excited.
Last year, it was Marcus Davenport from UT-San Antonio. Before that, it was Khalil Mack from Buffalo. This year? Oshane Ximines from Old Dominion.
The 6'4", 255-pound redshirt senior has been unstoppable for the Monarchs. In the last two seasons, he posted a combined 16 sacks and six passes defensed playing as a true edge-rusher. He has the agility and bend to be a force coming off the corner of a defense, but his athleticism also allows him to play in space.