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Senior Bowl Top Tweets: Day 3


The Reese's Senior Bowl continued Thursday in Mobile on a second straight day of inclement weather.

Rather than hold the session inside Hancock Whitney Stadium as the teams did Wednesday, the Thursday sessions shifted beneath the canopy of a pavilion. will provide coverage of the 73rd installment of the all-star game, which is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. (CT) kickoff Saturday.

In no particular order, here are 10 tweets that give fans a brief glimpse into Day 3.

Change in coverage

Due to space constraints media presence was limited at practice held inside Jaguars Training Center.

Adding to the rosters

Trae Barry, who played the 2021 season at Boston College after transferring from Jacksonville State, was added to the National team roster for Saturday's game and participated in practice Thursday.

On the other side, Utah running back T.J. Pledger was added to the American roster ahead of Thursday's practice sessions.

Praise for Pierce

Brian Perez of The Draft Network specifically highlighted Florida Gators running back Dameon Pierce, saying he's significantly stood out from others in his position group.

In 2021, Pierce recorded 100 carries for 574 yards and an impressive 13 rushing touchdowns. He also added 19 catches for 216 yards and three touchdowns through the air.

Watson … again

This isn't the first time I've brought up NDSU receiver Christian Watson, but that's the amount of attention he's been garnering throughout the week. It will be fun to see Watson in action during Saturday's game.

National Day 3 standouts

In their final practice of the week before Saturday's game, a number of players on the National team roster stood out above the rest.

Ridder to Shakir

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder connected with Boise State receiver Khalil Shakir during Thursday's practice. Shakir has been receiving ample attention over the past few days.

PFF's Anthony Treash also highlighted a throw by Ridder yesterday.

And another TD

Nevada quarterback Carson Strong hit Rutgers receiver Bo Melton for a red-zone touchdown.

Melton left the Scarlet Knights ranked third in team history with 56 games played. He's also sixth in receptions (164) and is tied for eighth with five 100-yard receiving games.

'Monster' Travis Jones

UConn defensive tackle Travis Jones was tabbed again as a player to watch by The Draft Network's Joe Marino, who said Jones continued to impress in the Day 3 practice session.

Zierlein leaves Mobile safely

NFL Draft analyst Lance Zierlein shared a candid story about his departure flight from Mobile that, thankfully, had a positive outcome.