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Cole Madison showing versatility at Senior Bowl practices

The all-conference tackle trying out the center and guard positions in his pro audition.

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Washington State Cougars right tackle Cole Madison has always looked to have a future in pro football based on his performance (1st team All Pac-12) and athleticism (high school tight end). This week he is getting the chance to show off for scouts at the Senior Bowl. This event brings together the best senior draft prospects and Madison and Luke Falk made the cut. So far this week Madison is getting looks at tackle, guard, and center according to Chargers blogger Michael Peterson. The consensus coming out seems to be that Madison is a better fit inside. One of the reasons why could be that Madison measured in at 6-foot-5 307 pounds with 33 inch arms at the beginning of the week. The arm length is considered a little short for a tackle.

Madison has turned some heads with his play in practice so far this week.

Draft expert Rob Rang pointed out Madison’s performance:

Also impressive performances from WSU OG Cole Madison & Army OT Brett Toth...

Christian Page of Optimum Scouting also seemed to be impressed with his performance so far.

Cole Madison a lot of pop and explosiveness. Didn’t win every rep but definitely not passive as some want to believe in that offense.

Russell Brown of chimed in about what he saw out of Madison.

Cole Madison (OG – Washington State) solid rep vs. BJ Hill (DT – NC State).

You will be able to see Madison and Falk play for the North on Saturday at 11:30 am on the NFL network.


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