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NFL Network analyst projects Greene to go in 2nd-3rd round

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It will be interesting to see when Shonn Greene's name is called during draft weekend. Mayock believes Greene, the 5-11, 235-pound running back from Sicklerville and Winslow Township High, has questions to answer before the scouts. NFLdraftscout.com has Greene going early in the second round, at 36th overall. Mayock suggested he'll be taken later.

At Iowa, Greene was second in the nation with 1,850 rushing yards and won the Doak Walker Award as the country's top running back. Mayock called Greene a one-year wonder. He played sparingly at Iowa in his first two years and left the school for community college before returning last season. Greene entered the draft with another year of college eligibility left. He'll be 24 in August.

"You're always looking for that big back with good feet. That's what he is," Mayock said. "He had a tremendously productive year. I'm going to say late second, early third round, in that range. He needs to run fairly well [at the combine]. Most importantly, he's a one-year wonder. Where was he before that? He was out of school academically. His weight has fluctuated, so he's going to have to answer some questions in the interview room, which will be more important to him than anything else."

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