FOX Sports analyst highlights Minnesota lineman for boosting NFL Draft stock at Senior Bowl
Minnesota OL John Michael Schmitz turned heads in Mobile, Alabama this past weekend. The departing standout Gopher helped his NFL Draft stock with a successful Senior Bowl.
RJ Young of FOX Sports ranked Schmitz No. 3 among his 5 biggest “winners” of the Senior Bowl.
These guys improved their stock the most during the @seniorbowl, according to @RJ_Young 👏🔥
Who were your big winners from the week? ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/WWupYSvBcq
— FOX College Football (@CFBONFOX) February 4, 2023
Prior to Saturday’s all-star game, Schmitz was getting noticed for his impressive practice performances.
John Michael Schmitz is a GROWN MAN 💪 pic.twitter.com/zDcFqhBe9u
— Cam Mellor (@CamMellor) February 2, 2023
John Michael Schmitz has been putting on a show at the Senior Bowl⭐️ pic.twitter.com/5DYy2zUXek
— PFF College (@PFF_College) February 3, 2023
Schmitz shared his appreciation for the opportunity to compete the top seniors of the 2022 college football season.
Thank you @JimNagy_SB and @seniorbowl for an incredible week and great hospitality. I am always grateful for every opportunity I get to play the game I love❤️ pic.twitter.com/LISTeEEteV
— John Michael Schmitz (@jmschmitz1999) February 5, 2023
Schmitz ended his Minnesota career by earning first-team All-America (AP, FWAA) and All-B1G honors blocking for a Gopher offense that rushed for 2,698 yards and 33 touchdowns and one that passed for 2,369 yards and 12 touchdowns.