Draft Spotlight: TE Travis McCall

Travis McCall

The Arizona Cardinals need a tight end who is a strong blocker and a dependable receiver. Alabama's Travis McCall boasts the ability to do both. AZRedReport.com's Tyson Qualls caught up with McCall who talks about how he could match up with the Cardinals defense, what he's doing to improve his draft stock and more. Plus an exclusive scouting report.

How do you feel you would match up with the Cardinals defense in practice?

Travis McCall: I feel that I would match up pretty good. Playing the SEC has definitely prepared me for better competition. I also bring the ability to block well.

What have you been doing to improve your draft stock?

I have been working out and trying to stay in shape. Just trying my best to improve on my own.

What can the Cardinals expect from you as a player if they decide to draft you?

They can expect to get a physical player who is willing to do all that is necessary to get the job done.

Alabama expert Kirk McNair weighed in on McCall's ability to Scout.com's Bear Report

McCall has good football smarts and is a dedicated worker in the weight room and on the field. He was versatile at Alabama, playing tight end and H-back. He's an excellent blocker and proved to be very durable. He didn't get a lot of receiving opportunities, with just 24 catches in four years and no more than eight in any one season. But he is a coach's dream, a hard worker who gets the most from his ability and a very good person. He suited up for 51 games at Alabama, the second most in school history. And there have been some good players in Tuscaloosa.

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