Small-school prospects dream big

If you can play, NFL scouts will find you -- just ask Lindenwood CB Pierre Desir

Originally Published: April 9, 2014
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

Lindenwood University cornerback Pierre Desir never really saw himself as an attractive NFL prospect until he trotted out to practice on a sweltering day in training camp in August. Desir's coaches had informed him that some scouts would be watching that session, but Desir figured they'd be sitting high in the nearby bleachers, with binoculars scanning the action. Instead, a handful of men armed with notebooks and pens hovered only a few feet from every drill he participated in that day. As Desir ...

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