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Mel Kiper, Jr. has high expectations for Gators' Loucheiz Purifoy

Veteran ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper, Jr. aparently has high expectations for Florida CB Loucheiz Purifoy this upcoming season.

Kiper lists Purifoy at No. 10 on his first 2014 Draft Board.

Here's what Kiper has to say about Purifoy: "An exceptional athlete, Purifoy also provides value as a returner. He has the ball skills of a wide receiver and could also see time there in 2013. Can get beat because he's still finding his way in terms of technique, but more seasoning could make him a star."

Kiper lists South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney as No. 1. Louisville QB Teddy Bridgewater, who gave Florida all kinds of trouble in the Sugarl Bowl, is No. 2. Southern Cal WR Marqise Lee, Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandijo and UCLA OLB Anthony Barr round out the top 5.

Purifoy, who is 6-foot-1, 189 pounds, had 51 tackles last season.


[Last modified: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 3:16pm]


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