"California middle linebacker Desmond Bishop is drawing strong interest from the New England Patriots based on information he shared with me during a recent conversation. He had a formal interview with the Patriots at the Combine, had more interaction with them at his Pro Day, and has already completed a private workout with them." -- Scout.com's Ed Thompson Bishop (6-1Â½, 233 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 4.81 and 4.83 at his Pro Day. He had a 32Â½-inch vertical jump, 9-foot-4 long jump, 4.65 short shuttle and 7.14 three-cone drill. He also put up 33 bench reps at the Scouting Combine.