NFL Draft 2014: Day 3 names to watch

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to

Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam speaks to the media during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 22, 2014 in Indianapolis. (Credit: Getty Images / Joe Robbins)

There's just one day left in the 2014 NFL Draft. Here's a look (in no particular order) at some players to keep an eye on as Saturday rolls along:

Pierre Desir, CB, Lindenwood: D-II product has prototypical size to go with good speed and hands, but teams could be worried about the  level of competition he faced.

Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson: Has the size and speed for the position, but is otherwise raw.

Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin: Polished route runner with good hands torched first-round pick Bradley Roby last season.

Zach Mettenberger, QB, LSU: Has prototypical size and arm power, but is coming off ACL surgery and has major character concerns.

AJ McCarron, QB, Alabama: Had strong supporting cast in college, but only has average arm and is considered more of a "game-manager."

Tom Savage, QB, Pittsburgh: Looks the part of an NFL QB and has powerful arm, but lacks deep ball accuracy and is viewed as a developmental project.

Kenny Ladler, FS, Vanderbilt: Ball-hawking free safety has good range and is a playmaker in centerfield.

DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State: Big interior lineman is technically sound but needs to put inconsistency behind him.

Caraun Reid, DT, Princeton: Similar to first-round pick Aaron Donald in that both are disruptive, pass-rushing three-techniques.

Zach Kerr, DT, Delaware: Nose tackle moves surprisingly well for his size.

Devonta Freeman, RB, Florida State: Versatile runner was part of a committee in college, so he has less mileage than other backs in this class.

Isaiah Crowell, RB, Alabama State: Former highly-touted recruit has a ton of talent but transferred into FCS after being arrested on weapons charges at Georgia.

Bashaud Breeland, CB, Clemson: Athletic corner needs to fine-tune his technique, but he has good length and can develop into a starting role.

Antone Exum, CB/S, Virginia Tech: Missed most of his senior season with a sprained ankle, but brings good versatility to the secondary.

Michael Campanaro, WR, Wake Forest: Undersized, elusive slot receiver draws a lot of comparisons to Wes Welker and Danny Amendola.

Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee: Entered 2013 with first-round hype, but a bad senior season (with the lowlight being an awful showing against Jadeveon Clowney) caused his stock to tumble.

Bruce Ellington, WR, South Carolina: Explosive, shifty slot receiver also started at point guard for the Gamecocks' basketball team and has a lot of upside.

Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor: Speed demon who's always a threat to break a long TD run if he can get into the second level.

Telvin Smith, LB, Florida State: Isn't the biggest linebacker prospect in this class, but he's a fast run-and-chase weak-side linebacker.

Michael Sam, DE, Missouri: Faces an uphill battle to become first openly gay player in NFL. The pass-rushing Sam is a bit of a one-trick pony, but he does that trick very well.

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