Each year, everyone only hears about the top draft choices, who is going to be drafted in the first round, and who is going to be the "savior" for some NFL team. For every first round draft choice, there is that super sleeper who comes into training camp and makes the team. These guys provide the teams not only with depth, but with the ability to play as a rookie or who in the future is going be a big contributor to the team. Here is this year’s Super Sleep Team for the 2003 NFL Draft.
QB – Tyler Gladwell, Weber State – Is a quarterback who is smart and knows where to go with the football.
RB – Reggie Spearmon, Grand Valley State University – A slashing type running back who can make people miss and catch the ball out of the backfield and had 1,500 yards rushing last season.
FB – Corey Parlet, Concordia-St. Paul – A fullback who is a very good blocker with great speed and strength who could be a one-back in some systems.
WR – Andrew Layton, Appalachian State - Not a big play wide receiver but a receiver who is going to catch the ball and move the chains.
WR- Josh Liddell, Mount Union – A wide receiver who has be play ability and great size and speed.
WR/KR –Derrick Joseph, Tulane – A great athlete who played quarterback in college and makes plays with the football in his hands.
TE – R.J. Luke, Western Illinois - A player maker at the tight end position who also could play H-Back or FB in the NFL.
OL- Jason Cserpnyak, West Chester, Great size and strength who was team captain and a two time first team All PSAC player.
OL- Cedric Williams, South Carolina – Good size and strength with the ability to move.
OL- Shane Hall, South Carolina – Needs to work on getting better leverage and lowering his pad level.
OL- Rob Vian, Boise State – Powerful run blocker who is explosive off the ball.
OL- Gary Byrd, Clemson – Could be a very good offensive linemen if he is able to be more consistent.
DL- Kevin Watson, Occidental College – A dominating defensive line men who was the only D-III player to play in a D-I All Star game when he played in the Paradise Bowl.
DL- Marlon Tickles, Tulane – A run stopper with a high motors who goes 110% all the time.
DL- Hassan McKeithan, UAB – A very good run stopper who can rush the passer as well as a big time hitter.
DL- Dan Rumishek, Michigan – A run stopping defensive end who has some pass rushing ability.
LB- Mike Ward, Georgia Southern – Has great speed and strength with the ability to play inside or outside and cover running backs, tight ends and even some wide receivers.
LB – Adrian Archie, Richmond – Could move to safety and play is a little under sized but has the ability to come up and hit you.
LB- Joe Odom, Purdue – A great combination of speed and size who can cover.
DB-Reggie Broughton, Johnson C. Smith – Is a big time hitter who also can cover and has played CB, FS, SS, and OLB at Johnson C. Smith.
DB- Rodney Griffin, Lambuth – Has great coverage ability and has the ability to play either CB or FS
DB- D’Shaun Crockett, Utah – One of the strongest CB in the draft, who benches over 340 pounds, and he also has the ability to return kicks.
DB- Stephan Faulk, Penn – He is a great athlete with a 40’’ vertical jump and runs a 4.37 at 5-11.