Shane Ray, edge-rusher for the Missouri Tigers is a bit of a Johnny-come-lately in the scouting world. But rapper Common once said back in the day, “It don’t take a whole day to recognize Sunshine.” So for the NFL personnel world, it didn’t take more than this year to recognize he has superstar talent.
After patiently waiting behind Michael Sam and Kony Ealy last year, Ray just finished a breakout year with 14 sacks. And now, he enters the NFL draft as the S.E.C.’s sack leader with scouts having eyes for him. I admit I thought he was overrated at first but after further review, the kid can get it but he’s not flawless.
Turn the page to see the scouting report on him.