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 Tyrone Goard, E.Kentucky - 6'4, 205
Goard is a lean 6'4, 205 and fits the profile as that 'AJ Green' body type. He was a Combine invite that measured in with 34" arms, among the longest in the WR group. His hands are a bit on the small side at 8.75" but his 4.5 40, 1.53 10-yard split, 36" vert and 6.9 3-cone seem to make up for that a little bit.
Goard has/had a private workout set up with the Seahawks so you know there is some interest there. Goard is a prototypical deep threat, and averaged 18 yards per catch on his career and an absurd 22 yards per catch his senior year. He finished at Eastern Kentucky with 100 catches for 1,842 yards and 24 TDs. So that's production.
The Seahawks take their small-school scouting seriously and have even used several of their ever-valuable draft picks on low-profile players.