Victor Abiamiri has been turning in some impressive workouts during Senior Bowl practices this week.
“An AFC scout who said he paid particularly close attention to the defensive ends said he liked Nebraska’s Adam Carriker and Notre Dame’s Victor Abiamiri during the North practice Tuesday morning.”
ESPN Insider also reported on Monday that Abiamiri was turning some heads this week and could find his way into the late first round.
Abiamiri came to Notre Dame as the most highly touted defensive end in years, but never really reached the level of dominance most felt he could achieve. He certainly had a good career with the Irish, but it was marred by inconsistency. Most of Abiamiri’s best games came against rather weak competition – most notably Stanford.
The defensive coaching that Abiamiri got over the last four years most likely didn’t help much. He played on defenses that didn’t exactly make it easy for a defensive end to dominant. He does have all the physical to be a top line pass rusher in the NFL. If my Eagles lose Juqua Thomas to free agency, I would love to see them grab Victor at the end of the first round and pair him with Jevon Kearse and Trent Cole.[tags]Victor Abiamiri, Notre Dame Football, 2007 Senior Bowl[/tags]