Senior Bowl Notebook – Day 2
One thing you have to be prepared for when you come to Mobile, Alabama is any kind of weather. In mid-January you can have sunny, warm days, or it can be damp and cold with temperatures in the 40’s. With Mobile being right on the water, those cold, damp days can be miserable when you have to spend four hours each day watching practice. So far this year, the weather has been as good as I have ever seen it, and I have been coming here since 1985. When I arrived Sunday it was sunny and 60, Monday and Tuesday it got a little warmer and yesterday it hit 70. Needless to say, the weather has been ideal and that makes for better practices.
Tuesday afternoon, the practices were split in that the north squad practiced at the stadium and the south was across the bay at Fairhope High School. Being that the two sites are about 45 minutes apart, it made it difficult to watch both teams go through practice. Yesterday, and for the rest of the week, the north team works in the morning and the south in the afternoon, with all the practices being at the stadium.
Yesterday was the first opportunity for me to see south quarterback Garrett Grayson throw. Grayson has adequate size, measuring 6022 – 215 with big hands (10