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Senior Bowl Top Tweets: Day 2

The Reese's Senior Bowl continued Wednesday on a wet and rainy day in Mobile.

Vikings Senior Editor Craig Peters is on the ground in Mobile, Alabama, for this week's practices and will also provide coverage of the 73rd installment of the all-star game. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. (CT) on Saturday.

In no particular order, here are 10 tweets that give fans a brief glimpse into Day 2.

Soggy day at Senior Bowl

Players from the National team dealt with less-than-ideal conditions as rain fell hard in Mobile, but everyone made the most of the situation and kept working to make plays.

Women representing

Aptly on National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Broncos Executive Director of Football Operations/Special Advisor to the General Manager Kelly Kleine highlighted the representation by women at this year's Senior Bowl.

New name in the game

Ole Miss edge rusher Sam Williams was added late Tuesday night to the American roster.

The Montgomery, Alabama, native earned his spot after setting the program record for sacks in a season at Ole Miss in 2021. Williams recorded 12.5 sacks, 57 total tackles, four forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery last season.

Nice grab by Watson

North Dakota State receiver Christian Watson showed off some skills Wednesday when he adjusted to make a catch from Nevada quarterback Carson Strong.

Bonus: Watson was mentioned multiple times on Twitter during Day 2.

Mafe earns attention

The National team weathered – literally – a wet morning practice Wednesday. Thor Nystrom said the team's defensive front "dominated" the offensive line. He highlighted four players as "standouts" in the session, including Gophers defensive end Boye Mafe.

Putting in the extra work

Dolphins beat reporter Lisa Johnson posted a photo of Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett staying after practice to take additional reps with Boston College lineman Zion Johnson.

Bounce-back day for Faalele

Gophers tackle Daniel Faalele, an Australia native, drew some criticism Day 1 but garnered more positive attention during the second practice.

Zappe's deep ball

Andrew Harbaugh highlighted multiple plays from Tuesday's practices, including Tennessee receiver Velus Jones, Jr., making a nice catch from Western Kentucky quarterback Bailey Zappe.

During the 2021 regular season, Zappe led the FBS in passing yards (5,545) and touchdowns (56).

Battle in the trenches's Chase Goodbread posted an in-the-trenches matchup between Houston defensive lineman Logan Hall and Chattanooga guard Cole Strange.

Brugler big on Jones

The Athletic draft analyst Dane Brugler was complimentary of UConn defensive tackle Travis Jones Day 1, and he continued to be impressed by Jones during Tuesday's practice session.

In 11 games for the Huskies last season, Jones totaled 48 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks.