The past two drafts have come and gone with no player from Toledo being chosen during the seven rounds, something we don’t expect to change in 2012.  Western Michigan on the other hand has a number of prospects to keep a close eye on.


Rnd Full Name Pos # Yr Comments
FA Eric Page WR 12 3Jr Solid underneath receiver that shows ability to running after the catch.
FA Mike VenDerMeulen T 74 4Jr Showed flashes early in his Toledo career yet never took his game to another level.
FA Phillipkeith Manley G 78 4Sr Strong, nasty blocker that shows some skill in motion. Must condition himself better but holds a degree of upside.
FA Danny Noble TE 86 4Jr Athletic tight end with nice size coming off a disappointing junior campaign.

Western Michigan

Rnd Full Name Pos # Yr Comments
5th Paul Hazel DE 99 3Jr Terrific college pass rusher that makes plays in every angle of the field. Effective out of a three-point stance as well is standing up over tackle.
6-7 Dex Jones OLB 42 4Jr Solid college linebacker explosive up the field defending the run or rushing the passer yet also efficient in coverage. Solid weak side prospect.
7th Anthony Parker T 72 5Sr Adequate college left tackle likely to move inside at the next level. Shows skills but must condition himself properly and learn to do the little things well.
7th Freddie Bishop DE 97 4Jr Explosive a nasty college defensive end likely to make the move to outside linebacker at the next level. Explosive up the field and can also get out to the flanks and make plays.
FA Dann O’Neill T 61 3Jr Big, stout run blocking right tackle best in confined quarters.
FA Alex Carder QB 14 4Jr Terrific game manager at the quarterback position. Possesses great wherewithal, a sense of timing and very accurate. Does not own a major league arm.
FA Jordan White WR 83 5Sr Solid pass catcher with a nice sense of timing and the ability gets separation from defenders running routes. Potentially a fifth receiver at the next level.
FA Doug Wiggins S 22 5Sr Adequate safety that flashes skill to has not shown a lot of consistency.
FA Robert Arnheim WR 12 5Sr