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2012 East-West Shrine Game: Missouri DT Dominique Hamilton Ranked Fourth-Best Prospect In Game

The 2012 NFL Draft glorifies the first round picks and top prospects, but great teams become great by hitting on picks in the later rounds. With the draft only months away, teams are certainly trying to find those late rounds steals and under-the-radar prospects at the 2012 East-West Shrine Game. Who has been impressive so far during practice? Missouri Tigers defensive tackle Dominique Hamilton has caught the eye of Wes Bunting from the National Football Post, who has has ranked Hamilton as the No. 4 overall prospect playing in the Shrine game. Here is what Bunting had to say after watching Hamilton during practice:

4. Missouri DT Dominique Hamilton (6-5, 320) - Hamilton flashed all week. He can bend, has a good first step and can overwhelm on contact. He will get himself into some trouble when he gets upright inside and I would like to see him continue to fill out his lower half a little more. However, he looks like an ideal five-technique at the next level who should be able to earn a starting job in the league.

A five-technique defensive end in a 3-4 scheme lines up on the outside shoulder of the offensive tackle, and Bunting thinks Hamilton would fit best and compete for a starting spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kansas City Chiefs or New York Jets. The Missouri product is currently the No. 11 defensive tackle prospect on Bunting's draft board.

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