WATCH: Dabo Swinney on Hunter Renfrow, Mark Fields at Senior Bowl


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Hunter Renfrow is already impressing before scouts in Mobile Tuesday.
Hunter Renfrow is already impressing before scouts in Mobile Tuesday.

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney gave his breakdown of future Clemson pros with the NFL Network while attending a Senior Bowl practice on Tuesday.

He has two players competing for a better NFL draft position for the South team this week, in Burlsworth Trophy winner Hunter Renfrow and cornerback Mark Fields.

While Renfrow's length of a Clemson career has been the subject of humor, Swinney wishes he still had the former walk-on around.

"I wish I could get him for five more years. He's special," Swinney said. "He's such a great teammate and example to his team and just a worker. He's, to me, the epitome of what makes this game great. And that is, football players come in all shapes and sizes and you can't ever judge a book by its cover. At the end of the day, you've got to get between the lines and play the game. And he's going to test well and all that but he's not an overly-impressive person when you meet him. When he puts that helmet on, he's Superman.

"That's what I love about the game of football."

Swinney called Fields "a legit cover guy."

"He's got legit speed," Swinney said. "He'll be one of the fastest guys at the combine for sure. He can flat-out fly. And he's a strong corner. He doesn't have a lot of length but pound-for-pound - he'll be one of the strongest guys at that position for sure. From a speed standpoint and his ability to truly cover, that will serve him well at the next level."

Renfrow checked in at 5-10 and 175 pounds with measurables including 29-inch arms and 7 3/4-inch hands. Fields was 5-10 and 186 pounds with 31-inch arms and 9-inch hands.

Swinney said he expects to see 10 Tigers drafted in late April (25-17) in Nashville.

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