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Villanova defensive end Tanoh Kpassagnon is turning heads at the Senior Bowl

He passed the measurables part with flying colors, and now he just needs to prove it on the field.

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Huuuuuuuuump Daaaaaaaaaay! If you follow me on Twitter you saw a RT storm yesterday about the terrific afternoon that All-American Tanoh Kpassagnon had at the Senior Bowl. Scouts and media raved about the Villanova defensive end at measuring day, calling him the clear-cut winner among all attendees.

He checked in at just a shade under 6'7" and 280 pounds, and even impressed during individual drills by throwing an offensive tackle to the ground at one point. He's clearly on the radar of the NFL, with most calling him a mid-round pick as we head towards the draft in a few months.

A big performance this weekend could move him up into the early rounds.

And now, the "news."

Senior Bowl: Villanova's Tanoh Kpassagnon ready to put himself, Wildcats on NFL map | CSN Philly
Villanova DL Tanoh Kpassagnon is ready to make an impact on NFL scouts for himself and his school at the Senior Bowl. By Dave Zangaro

FCS Players to Watch at Senior Bowl | Athlon Sports
A late-developing player, whose parents are from Africa, Kpassagnon combines quickness with strength. Villanova defensive line coach Joe Trainer, who’s been in the CAA for 17 seasons, calls Kpassagnon the best prospect to come out of the highly regarded conference.

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Bracketology: The ACC is suddenly on shaky ground |
While bubble teams are struggling in general in late January, it’s been a particularly rough time for a trio out of the ACC. All of them now find themselves on the outside looking in.

Player of the Year Power Rankings: Frank Mason is doing something that hasn’t happened in 20 years | CollegeBasketballTalk
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