Sep 21, 2013; Madison, WI, USA; Purdue Boilermakers quarterback Rob Henry (15) is sacked by Wisconsin Badgers nose tackleWarren
Herring (45) during the first quarter at Camp Randall Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
Jim Oxley: Herring put forth a good showing at his pro day, and while he’s a bit undersized for a true nose tackle, will definitely find himself on an NFL roster and be given a chance to prove what he’s got. The Green Bay Packers are thinking defense, defense, defense this draft, and will take the in-state product late, hoping he can join an aging rotation of interior defensive linemen.
Green Bay Packers, R7 No. 247
Taylor Johnson: Having the potential to be an explosive player on the field, Warren Herring was never able to get going his senior season. Herring started six games, but he also missed about half the season due to injury. He needs to add more bulk to his 6’3” 294 pound frame. I don’t see Herring being drafted, but a number of teams will take a look at him as an undrafted free agent. With the Chicago Bears revamping the defense to a 3-4, I wouldn’t be surprised to see Herring land there when it is all said and done.
Undrafted, Chicago Bears
Jon Rzepecki: I find that the Atlanta must have a love-love relationship with the Wisconsin Badgers. Peter Konz, Bradie Ewing, Jacob Pedersen and Brian Wozniak have all spent time either in camp or on the roster come September with the Falcons. Herring doesn’t fit the prototypical mold of an interior lineman (quick and under 300 pounds), but with Mark Ingram as the only real threat on the ground in the NFC South, the Falcons wouldn’t need a sumo in their 3-4 scheme, just a lighter, more agile tackle who can still disrupt the center-guard combo.
Undrafted, Atlanta Falcons
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