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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Pete Prisco / CBS Sportsline
INDIANAPOLIS -- As Sedrick Ellis stood at the podium meeting the media at the NFL's Scouting Combine Saturday, two things became abundantly clear: This kid believes in himself and he sure as heck doesn't look like a potential high first-round draft pick.
Maybe it's the former that has helped make him the latter.
At just over 6-feet (6.04) and 309 pounds, Ellis, a defensive tackle from USC, is more square than long. He's a powerfully built, thick-bodied player who might just be the hottest player in the 2008 NFL Draft.
Ellis is pushing LSU's Glenn Dorsey to be the top defensive tackle taken, one of them possibly even being the top overall pick of the Miami Dolphins. With news spreading that Dorsey's injured leg might be more problematic than expected, Ellis might be ready to seize the top spot among defensive tackles. Full Story – CBS Sportslinehttp://cbs.sportsline.com/nfl/story/10665728