NFL DRAFT PROSPECTS » BAY AREA

A sizable number of Bay Area athletes are in line to be selected in the NFL draft this week. Here's a look at how they project.

CAL

Player                    Pos.          H/W          Projected Round

Mychal Kendricks          ILB          5-11/239          2-3 Pac-12 Defensive Player of Year was fastest LB at combine

Mitchell Schwartz          OT          6-5/318          2-3 All-Pac-12 pick could also play guard in NFL

Marvin Jones          WR          6-2/199          2-4 Has decent speed, large hands, runs good routes

Bryan Anger                    P          6-3/204          4-7 Had 90 career punts inside opponent's 20-yard line

Trevor Guyton          DE          6-3/295          6-FA Had 5 1/2 sacks in first season as full-time starter


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D.J. Campbell          S          6-0/205          6-FA Had 71 tackles last fall in first season as starter

Ernest Owusu          DE          6-5/277          6-FA Memphis native would love to be picked by hometown Titans

D.J. Holt                    ILB          6-1/250          6-FA Downgraded by some scouts for lack of consistency

STANFORD

Player                    Pos.          H/W          Projected Round

Andrew Luck                    QB          6-4/234          1 It's all over but the cash: at least $20 million guaranteed

David DeCastro          G          6-5/316          1 Ready to start his first day in training camp

Jonathan Martin          OT          6-5/312           1 Played on left side at Stanford; may move to the right

Coby Fleener                    TE          6-6/247          1-2 Few teams willing to draft a tight end in first round

Johnson Bademosi          S          5-11/200          7-FA Played cornerback for Stanford; projects as safety

Delano Howell          S          5-11/210          7-FA Hard hitter who knows the game, but is he fast enough?

Chris Owusu                    WR          6-0/196          6-7 Has elite speed but history of concussions and average hands

Matt Masifilo          DE          6-3/282          6-7 Helped his stock with solid showing at Stanford's Pro Day

SAN JOSE STATE

Player                    Pos.          H/W          Projected Round

Duke Ihenacho          S          6-0/213          4-5 Athletic playmaker is one of the top safeties in the draft

OTHERS

Cal S Sean Cattouse and TE Anthony Miller; Stanford S Michael Thomas and RB Jeremy Stewart; San Jose State CB Brandon Driver and OT Andres Vargas.

LOCAL STAR

Utah State RB Robert Turbin, who starred at Irvington High in Fremont, projects as a middle-round pick. Coming off a knee injury that sidelined him all of 2010, Turbin led the Aggies to the their first bowl appearance since 1997, rushing for 1,517 yards and 19 touchdowns to earn WAC Offensive Player of the Year honors in his junior campaign.

-- JEFF FARAUDO AND JON WILNER