Dogs’ Brown knows that praise only goes so far
STARKVILLE — Titus Brown says he’s heard his share of praise from NFL scouts in recent weeks and months, all of whom like his passion, his knack, his intensity.
Then, he accepts the reality of the situation.
When the NFL Draft begins Saturday, all that praise will dissolve into a numbers game of who the teams like in what roles.
“On the 26th and the 27th, I’ll just see how much they really like me,” Brown said.
The former Mississippi State defensive end is back home in Tuscaloosa now, keeping his body in shape and his mind at ease for one of the biggest weekends of his life. Brown enters with plenty of suspense, too.
He wouldn’t even venture a guess as to his draft stock, saying the only thing of which he feels confident is that he’ll get drafted sometime, in some round.
ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. thinks Brown is a late-round pick.