10 NFL draft prospects for the Eagles to watch at the HBCU Legacy Bowl – Eagles Wire

Saturday will mark the NFL’s first Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) all-star game, held in partnership with the NFL. the event follows the Senior Bowl, and precedes the NFL Combine, providing exposure and opportunity to draft prospects who deserve a chance to prove they can play at the next level.
All 32 NFL teams will be in attendance for this entertaining college football all-star game scheduled to be played on February 19, 2022, with kickoff at 3:00 p.m. CST, at Yulman Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Here are 10 prospects for the Eagles to watch.

A massive offensive lineman, Chandler is a player to watch.

A San Diego State transfer, Macklin moved to the tight end position and was named to the All-MEAC Third Team.
Macklin finished fourth on the team with 16 receptions for 201 yards and a touchdown.
North Carolina Central TE Isiah Macklin has been dominant this week. Stock rising in front of NFL scouts in attendance ? Size, speed, strength and HANDS. @isiah_macklin pic.twitter.com/8GE9SK6yuR
— HBCU Legacy Bowl (@HBCULegacyBowl) February 16, 2022

Alabama A&M Bulldogs quarterback Aqeel Glass (4) passes against the Alabama State Hornets at the Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Ala., on Saturday October 31, 2021.
Glass is the top passer among HBCU quarterbacks, and he is one of the best QBs in college football. Glass has the prototypical frame (6’5″, 215 pounds), a powerful right arm with athleticism to boot. Glass threw for 12,136 yards, 110 touchdowns, and 41 interceptions in his Alabama A&M career.
Alabama A&M QB Aqeel Glass doing what he does out here in Nola. ? @Aqeel_Glass4 @AAMUBulldogs pic.twitter.com/8RpeZLuknB
— HBCU Legacy Bowl (@HBCULegacyBowl) February 16, 2022

Southern wide receiver Marquis McClain runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL HBCU Combine at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. (Dan Anderson/AP Images for NFL)
An Auburn transfer and big-bodied wide receiver, McLain logged 29 catches, for 413-yards and 4 touchdowns, while averaging almost 14-yards per catch.

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Another player turning heads is Josh Wilkes of Arkansas Pine-Bluff who made multiple big plays today in 1on1 session for Team Robinson. #HBCU @JoshWilkes8 @UAPBLionsRoar pic.twitter.com/Bknsney1DO
— HBCU Legacy Bowl (@HBCULegacyBowl) February 16, 2022

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De’Shaan Dixon is a raw pass rusher that’s starting to come into his own.
Some players are starting to establish themselves with NFL talent evaluators at the @HBCULegacyBowl. Good stuff here from @BuckyBrooks @nflnetwork @wyche89 pic.twitter.com/rzhWO317Ut
— HBCU Legacy Bowl (@HBCULegacyBowl) February 16, 2022

Pringle’s best season came in 2019, and in 2021, the athletic wideout had 43 catches for 676-yards and 7 touchdowns.
Alcorn State WR LeCharles Pringle was impressive during the morning session today. ? @pringle_ldp pic.twitter.com/WkbOcC8jIJ
— HBCU Legacy Bowl (@HBCULegacyBowl) February 15, 2022

A Philadelphia native that transferred to North Carolina Central from Lock Haven, Rainbow-Douglas was voted to the All-MEAC First Team after leading the conference with 88 tackles and ranked seventh in the league with 8.0 stops for a loss with 2.0 sacks. He also tallied two pass break-ups, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery.
Alabama State Hornets running back Ezra Gray (20) runs the ball at ASU Stadium in Montgomery, Ala., on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. Alabama State Hornets and Texas Southern Tigers are all tied 7-7 at halftime.
Great day at @HBCULegacyBowl practice. One of top prospects at event was Alabama State RB Ezra Gray (@E_Gray21). Shifty scatback was 3x All-SWAC and never made anything less than 4.0 gpa in the classroom. Also tested well (37.0 VJ) at inaugural HBCU Combine in Mobile last month. pic.twitter.com/8D9sEWYygu
— Jim Nagy (@JimNagy_SB) February 16, 2022

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5’11” and 195 pounds, Young is a physical cornerback who led Jackson State in PBUs (11) and allowed a 32.8% completion rate, shutting down his side of the field.
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