The "Seahawks Sleepers" series is a flurry of quick scouting reports on some players that I've identified as potential targets for Seattle. My goal with this series is to highlight a few players that John Schneider, Pete Carroll and their scouting team might be interested in, and to give a brief synopsis as to why. For the most part, I'm high on the guys that I'll be pointing out - and I'll be monitoring them during the Draft and in Rookie Free Agency. Also, for the most part, these are mid- to later-round prospects, because let's be honest, you're probably sick of reading about first- and second-round type guys.
WR Jaron Brown, Clemson - 6'3, 205
Brown actually piqued my interest when scout Damond Talbot posted on his twitter account that the Seahawks interviewed the Clemson receiver personally at the Tigers' pro day. Tony Pauline further piqued my interest when he said Brown "Had the workout of the day. Timed 4.40s in the forty, posted a 35.5-inch vertical jump, 10′ 4"-broad jump and completed 17-reps on the bench. Turned in a sensational pass catching workout. As one coach told me, "he was overshadowed by the other two guys but he's going to play in the NFL.""
Brown also registered a respectable 4.07-second short shuttle and a blazing 6.82-second three-cone drill. Brown lit it up at the Raycom All-Star game too - grabbing six passes for 63 yards. His combination of size and speed is pretty interesting, and he averaged 16.4 yards per catch in 2012.
My colleague Jared Stanger has placed Brown in the potential 'cornerback convert' camp along with some other late-round/UDFA type WRs for the Seahawks and I certainly can't argue with that, though his potential at wide receiver is pretty intriguing as well.