As we wind down to the conclusion of the college football season, one of the fast-risers moving up NFL draft boards around the league is Oregon State senior defensive tackle Stephen Paea, currently ranked No. 1 at his position on the NFL Draft Bible big board, which includes draft eligible underclassmen.
A native of Tonga, Paea seriously considered opting for the NFL Draft a year ago but ultimately decided he was not quite ready to make the jump. “I knew I wasn’t ready. I had things I wanted to work on.” Casey said. “When I go to the NFL, I want to start. I don’t want to play behind someone else.”
The 6’1, 295-pound workout warrior has high aspirations in his preparation for the 2011 NFL Draft evaluation process, most notably showing off his pure brute strength.
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