Big Ten Senior Bowl wrap-up

January, 31, 2011
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The Big Ten all-stars at the Senior Bowl didn't come away with a win Saturday -- the South squad beat the North 24-10 -- but several players helped their stock for the 2011 NFL draft.

Let's take a quick look back at the game.

STATISTICS
  • Iowa QB Ricky Stanzi completed 7 of 12 passes 87 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions
  • Ohio State WR Dane Sanzenbacher, a late addition to the North roster, led the squad with five receptions for 62 yards
  • Wisconsin TE Lance Kendricks added three receptions for 39 yards
  • Michigan State LB Greg Jones recorded seven tackles (4 solo)
  • Purdue DE Ryan Kerrigan had a big day with three tackles for loss, a sack and five total tackles
  • Ohio State LB Ross Homan recorded three tackles
  • Iowa DE Christian Ballard had two tackles
  • The North squad featured three Big Ten offensive linemen in starting lineup: Michigan G Stephen Schilling, Wisconsin C John Moffitt and Indiana T James Brewer. Wisconsin T Gabe Carimi missed the game after sustaining an ankle injury in Thursday's practice.

Here's what the Scouts Inc. crew had to say about the Big Ten players:

Ricky Stanzi: "He has made three great throws on a fourth-quarter drive. The first throw, to WR Vincent Brown, had great timing and accuracy. His second throw was drilled into a tight window to TE Lance Kendricks. And his third throw had excellent timing and was a very catchable ball on a seam route by Brown. He completed six of his first nine throws."

Ryan Kerrigan: "An instinctive and tough player. He shows a quick first step and a wide variety of pass rushing moves. He may not be an explosive or gifted athlete, but he sets up blockers well and brings it play in and play out. He's had a good week and is making an impact in this game."

Greg Jones: "Jones' missed tackle on Tulsa RB Charles Clay showed his limitations and the concerns we have about him in the open field. He needs to do a better job of breaking down and taking better angles. He has not had a great week."

Carimi and Kerrigan both made the list of top five players at the Senior Bowl, while both Jones and Kendricks were mentioned among those who didn't improve their draft stock during the week.

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