Deone Bucannon has been busy this week at the Senior Bowl and all of that build up will be settled today with actual game. From most accounts, Bucannon has done well for himself and impressed a lot of those in attendance. It's still very early in the draft process, but most projections currently have him going in the second round.
He'll wear a WSU helmet one final time today in the Senior Bowl game. The game is scheduled to kickoff at 1 p.m. PT and will be televised on NFL Network. Bucannon is playing on the North team, and will be wearing No. 20.
The scouting praise isn't the only accolade Bucannon received this week. The ESPN Pac-12 blog continued its countdown of the top 25 players in from 2013 and Bucannon checked in at No. 16. He wasn't listed on the 2012 Top 25 or the 2013 Preseason Top 25, so he obviously improved in the Pac-12 Blog's eyes.
With a solid showing today and a decent combine performance, Bucannon could be well on his way to being the first WSU player taken in the first two rounds since Marcus Trufant in 2003. No WSU player has been selected before the sixth round since Jason Hill was a third-round pick in 2007.
Pac-12 top 25 for 2013: No. 16 Deone Bucannon - ESPN
No. 16: Deone Bucannon, S, Washington State
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