Medal of Honor Bowl Spotlight: Tight end Jacob Maxwell of Louisiana-Lafayette
Each Friday, The Post and Courier features a player on the watch list for the Medal of Honor Bowl all-star game, set for 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at The Citadel’s Johnson Hagood Stadium.
Position: Tight End. Year: Senior.
Height: 6-4. Weight: 240.
2013 Statistics: Senior from Pearl River, La., has caught 11 passes for 151 yards and two touchdowns for 6-2 Ragin’ Cajuns. In the season opener vs. Arkansas, he had six catches for 77 yards and a touchdown.
Quote: “Jacob Maxwell is one of the top senior prospects in a 2014 NFL Draft class of tight ends that is loaded with underclassmen. He would be a quality pick for any team in the late rounds.” — Brian Woods, executive director of the Medal of Honor Bowl.
Other tight ends on the watch list: Arthur Lynch, Georgia; C.J. Fiederowicz, Iowa; Chris Coyle, Arizona State; Kaneaku Friel, BYU; Marcel Jensen, Fresno State.
Next week: Offensive linemen