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Supplemental Draft set for July 9th; 7 eligible players

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Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

Fear not, NFL fans! The NFL Supplemental Draft is set for July 9th, meaning we actually have something "real" to talk about next week!

Now, it's highly likely that only one player will be selected -- Clemson T Isaiah Battle, who we talked about last week -- and he'll likely fetch an early- to mid-round pick. But, once the draft wraps up, there will be six additional rookie free agents to talk about.

The six others are West Georgia defensive end Darrius Caldwell, West Georgia defensive tackle Dalvon Stuckey, Houston defensive end Eric Eiland, UConn tight end Sean McQuillan, Kansas defensive back Kevin Short and North Carolina Central wide receiver/kick returner Adrian Wilkins.

There's not a whole lot out there on these guys, but it's definitely worth noting that Seattle scouted West Georgia pretty heavily, and signed West Georgia DT Tory Slater and LB Tyrell Adams as free agents once the main event was over. The Seahawks waived Slater from their injured reserve and he was claimed by the Browns, and Adams is still with the team. So, the Seahawks should have a good amount of work done on Caldwell and Stuckey, for what that's worth. They also attended the West Georgia pro day for the two players.

CB Kevin Short is intriguing. He's a former top JUCO transfer out of Fort Scott Community College that ended up in Kansas in 2013, and at 6'2, 190, was expected to make a big difference there and eventually jump to the pros. However, things did not go as planned, he was redshirted after being academically ineligible, then he then left team last year, citing personal reasons. Obviously, his size jumps out to you right off the bat, so he's a guy to watch for after the Draft. He'll likely be a free agent.

TE Sean McQuillan could be another interesting player to watch -- he's an h-back type of player that was the leading pass catcher at tight end for the Huskies over the past two years. He's athletic and has good size at 6'3, ~250 pounds. He was dismissed from the team after a fight with his roommate led to assault charges.

So, we wait for the 9th to see what will happen, then in the days following, it should be worth watching where these players end up signing.