In his first two seasons on campus, Lawrence led the Tigers to two trips to the National Championship game and one championship. In his third season, he fought off COVID mid-season to come back to lead the Tigers to the College Football Playoff for the sixth consecutive season. He's as gifted as we've seen at this position in quite some time and he can make off-platform throws as well as sit in the pocket and deliver the ball accurately on time. A slam dunk, Andrew Luck-Peyton Manning type first overall selection. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 200 lbs.
Selfishly, I missed the heck out of watching Chase in the 2020 season. He opted out due to the concerns about COVID and has spent the fall preparing for the 2021 NFL Draft. The Chase that we all got to see in 2019 was just sublime. He was super smooth in everything he did and was isolated much of the season as the X-receiver on the back side of formations. In Joe Brady's passing attack, he was then allowed to play 1-on-1 with defensive backs as a result and made many look feeble in their attempts to cover him. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 175 lbs. Hand: 9 3/8 | Arm: 31 1/2 | Wing: 78 1/2
Smith would've been a first round selection had he declared for the 2020 NFL Draft but he didn't and that set the tone for a national championship/Heisman Trophy winning season. After studying the Crimson Tide receivers in the summer leading up to the 2020 season, I was convinced that Alabama's passing game would NOT take a step back with Smith and Waddle stepping up to No. 1 and 2 on the depth chart (in place of Henry Ruggs III and Jerry Jeudy). Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 6 in. | Weight: 246 lbs.
Pitts has ridiculous receiver skills and is part receiver/part F-TE. He does have a willingness to swap paint with edge defenders in the run game. He's just not great in that realm at this point in his career as he doesn't pack much of a wallop, but he can position some defenders out of the play. In all honesty, though, his real skill is as a pass catcher and he's the best BIG pass catcher in this and many other drafts. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 212 lbs.
Two years ago, my pal/Texans Radio Game analyst Andre Ware came back from Provo, Utah after covering a BYU game. We went to a break before the start of our Texans game and he yelled down "JOHNNY? I just saw one of the best young quarterbacks I've seen." I said "Zach Wilson?" He was like "oh yeah!". So, Dre was well ahead of everyone on Wilson, including ranking Wilson as high as two in his quarterback assessment for the 2021 Draft...in October of 2020. Very few even knew who Wilson was at that point, but I trust Dre inherently so I've been watching Wilson for a couple of years. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 6 in. | Weight: 325 lbs.
Sewell is an NFL star all day, every day. He makes the game look easy as he slides up and down the arc fluidly. Now, he does struggle a bit with inside moves as he sometimes gets caught leaning outside and losing leverage to slide back inside. But, his hands are strong as he-- and he's a more than willing and able finisher. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 224 lbs.
Lance has gone through one of the most unique roller coasters in draft analysis over the past 12 months. First, he was a complete unknown, playing the role of the key cog on an FCS National Champion North Dakota State Bison squad. Then, heading into the 2020 season and more people studying prospects through stay-at-home orders in COVID, Lance became the hottest prospect in the nation that EVERYONE wanted to be the first to unveil to the nation. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | Weight: 182 lbs.
When Waddle decided to take his talents away from Houston to Tuscaloosa, I thought that maybe he would be just a gadget player with all of the Alabama receiving talent around him. Seemingly, Alabama did try to use him in that way early in his career, but the Tide offensive coaches soon realized that he was as good or better than any and all the stars that were already on campus. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 245 lbs.
Parsons was one of the most hyped recruits in the nation in 2018 and chose to play at Penn State. Consequently, Parsons was worth ALL of the hype, even if he lasted just two years on campus. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 223 lbs.
After transferring from his home state school, the University of Georgia, Fields stepped behind center for the Buckeyes in 2019 and everything changed for Fields and the Buckeyes national championship opportunities. He was unbelievably proficient and productive. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 314 lbs.
Of course, when it comes to Virginia Tech left tackles, I have a soft spot for a guy that I completely misjudged coming out of school - my man Duane Brown. The major difference in the two was that Duane was a well known commodity at Virginia Tech heading into his final season whereas I was not fully aware of Darrisaw heading into 2020. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 207 lbs.
Talk about a guy who popped on tape, my goodness! I was studying Notre Dame tight end Cole Kmet for the 2020 NFL Draft and this guy #3 kept showing up all over the field against the Irish. #3 is Farley and for his efforts, he was voted 1st team All-ACC in 2019. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 314 lbs.
Slater is highly intriguing at the tackle position. He's the son of former NBA player Reggie Slater and played his ball in Sugar Land, TX at Clements HS. He was considered to be a guard prospect by most recruiting services, but he stepped right into the Northwestern starting lineup at right tackle. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 203 lbs.
Two things hit me right out of the chute - the name and the traits. Let's start with the name - Surtain. His father of the same name was a 3x Pro Bowl cornerback in the NFL - 3x with the Miami Dolphins - and it was down in south Florida where Patrick Surtain coached his son Patrick Surtain II at American Heritage HS, along with Georgia star and 2021 NFL Draft CB prospect Tyson Campbell. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 1/2 in. | Weight: 216 lbs.
If Owusu-Koramoah's arrival was his performance against Georgia in 2019 down in Athens, then the highlight of the show was his show stopping finale against Iowa State at the end of the 2019 season. Owusu-Koramoah finished the 2019 campaign with a three sack, nine tackle showing in the Camping World Bowl that earned him a spot on the 2019 ESPN All-Bowl team. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 240 lbs.
Man, what an athlete Ojulari is, my gosh, and he's evolved into one of the hottest pass rush prospects in the nation. In 2020, he was just fabulous out on the edge. Between Ojulari, Ossai and Oweh, someone better buy a vowel because these guys are hot as can be off the edge. Ojulari, though, has just a slightly different gear to his game than the other two. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 310 lbs.
I first studied AV-T in the 2019 season when he played guard and I was thoroughly impressed. He wasn't the classic, knock you in the dirt, run-of-the-mill gritty guard, but he was clean in all facets in pass protection and run blocking. He was agile and won with leverage in the run game. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 272 lbs.
Paye has taken a leap forward each and every year in Ann Arbor. He's gone from 1.0 sack (2017) to 2.0 sacks (2018) to 6.5 sacks in 2019. He's gone from 1.5 TFL to 5.5 TFL to 12.5 TFL, which led the Wolverines in 2019. In 2020, obviously, COVID changed everything for players in the B1G and Paye was no exception. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 11 1/8 in. | Weight: 189 lbs.
I can't help but think "Tyreek Hill" (on the field only, of course) when I see Toney because he's going to embarrass someone, anyone that gets in his vicinity. Hill does it with his speed, while Toney does it with his start/stop short area burst. Toney once played quarterback in high school but moved into an "offensive weapon" role for the Gators. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 7 in. | Weight: 253 lbs.
As a redshirt freshman in 2019, Rousseau introduced himself to the ACC, piling up sacks like I do losses at the Blackjack tables. His 15.5 sacks were second in the nation in 2019 and tops in the ACC. Rousseau immediately reminds me of a healthy Arden Key (LSU) before Key's issues derailed him at LSU. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 205 lbs.
Horn is the son of former Pro Bowl receiver Joe Horn, but, unlike Pops, the younger Horn stars on the defensive side of the ball and certainly looks the part. At first glance, he's the prototype - long arms, height/weight build. He just LOOKS the part and then he started really playing the part in 2020. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 7/8 in. | Weight: 230 lbs.
Harris was one of the top recruits in the country heading into the 2017 season, but he was in a logjam at the position with Damien Harris, Josh Jacobs, Bo Scarbrough and Brian Robinson Jr. all in the offensive backfield. In 2018, though, he emerged as the star back many thought he would be in Tuscaloosa. He ran for 783 yards on 117 carries and four touchdowns. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | Weight: 210 lbs.
Man, Etienne's got some serious go-go juice and that's the first thing that stands out when studying the ACC's all-time leading rusher. It feels like he can get to volume ten in a hurry every time he touches the rock and Etienne's track speed is on full display. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 9 in. | Weight: 180 lbs.
There's a chance that Moore is going to be a confounding/polarizing draft prospect for a great deal of people. I'll be up front and say that I'm not one of him - I love the guy. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 252 lbs.
How athletic is Oweh? Back at Penn State, according to the coaching staff, Oweh ran a jaw-dropping 4.33 40-yard dash. He also posted a vertical jump of 36-inches and a broad jump of 10-7 to go with a 380-pound bench press and a 365-pound power clean. His body fat was 4.9 percent. THAT athletic, huh? Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 245 lbs.
There doesn't appear to be anything that Ossai CAN'T do on a football field. Watching throughout the 2019 season, Ossai was constantly on my radar screen. But, in the 2019 Alamo Bowl win over Utah, he took things to a whole different level, finishing with 3.0 sacks and 6.0 TFL in one of the best defensive performances in the 2019 season. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 260 lbs.
After Tulsa's first game of the 2020 season against Oklahoma State, I wrote about this "260 lb. versatile linebacker who showed how position duality helps his prospects in the future" - a guy by the name of Zaven Collins. I continued "Really like Tulsa linebacker Zaven Collins. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 6 in. | Weight: 326 lbs.
Dickerson might be one of my five favorite prospects in this draft class at all positions. I LOVE this guy. He tore his ACL in the 2020 SEC Championship game but dressed out in the National Championship game so he could make the final snap of the season in Alabama's decisive win. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 200 lbs.
Holland was one of the best high school players in the state of California in the class of 2018 and after watching him star at safety/nickel for two years, it was easy to see why he was such a valued member of that signing class. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 310 lbs.
I'm not totally sure how a young man from Philadelphia, PA ends up at the University of Alabama, but Nick Saban can find studs anywhere. Barmore is exactly that. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 262 lbs.
When it comes to edge rushers in college football, Tryon's name isn't one that comes up as often as it should. In 2019, he finished his sophomore season with 8.0 sacks and 12.5 tackles for a loss, leading the stout Huskies defense in each category. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 202 lbs.
Moehrig took over as a starter in the TCU secondary in 2019 and couldn't have produced a better season. According to Pro Football Focus, he was the highest-graded safety in the FBS with one of the best seasons in recent memory. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 245 lbs.
The former Bishop Gorman HS (NV) star decided to move across the country to Coral Gables for his college career and he was a star. He was 1st team All-ACC after catching 35 passes for 495 yards and two touchdowns in just ten games in 2019. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 6 in. | Weight: 320 lbs.
Jenkins started at both left guard and right guard in 2019, earning Honorable Mention All-Big 12 honors for the second consecutive season. He also earned the 2019 Thurman Thomas Award given to the team's most outstanding offensive player. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 258 lbs.
Phillips was one of the top high school recruits in the nation out of California and decided to stay home for college, heading to UCLA. Unfortunately for the Bruins, he had injury situations in both of his years at UCLA. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 190 lbs.
Newsome II certainly looks the part of a next level cornerback with long arms, 6-1 frame and speed and he has the play to match those traits. I'll be honest, I love watching him play - tough, great tackler, disciplined, smart and he's got an edge to him too. Read more.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2018, Grant started all 13 games and had an excellent season. He earned 1st Team All-AAC honors after leading UCF in tackles (109), solo tackles (69) and interceptions (six). He was tied for fifth in the nation with 0.5 interceptions per game. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | Weight: 190 lbs.
Playing at the University of Washington, Molden is seemingly often forgotten about and it's a shame that more people aren't aware of him. In the 2019 Las Vegas Bowl MVP, a win over Boise State, he finished with nine tackles, 0.5 TFL, one forced fumble and one INT. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | Weight: 200 lbs.
Williams and Michael Carter shared the ball in the North Carolina backfield about as well as any two superstar running backs could. In his career, over 366 carries, Williams averaged 6.3 yards per rush and in 2020, he was just ridiculously great. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 5/8 in. | Weight: 217 lbs.
Growing up, I had a good friend by the name of Mac Jones and he played a bit of quarterback. But, he couldn't throw a lick, really. Alabama's Mac Jones, on the other hand, can absolutely sling the rock and he proved that again all season long in 2020. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 256 lbs.
At first glance, Freiermuth looks like an old school, hand-in-the-dirt Y-tight end, but he is more receiver than he is tight end on the field. He certainly possesses a new school tight end's game. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 0 in. | Weight: 235 lbs.
Whoa, buddy, this cat can absolutely fly to the football. He's a powder keg of explosiveness. Oh, did I mention he can run? Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 6 1/8 in. | Weight: 305 lbs.
Eichenberg will go down in the annals of Notre Dame football as one of the great offensive tackles in program history. He was a unanimous 1st Team All-American in his senior campaign. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 305 lbs.
One of the hottest names of the 2020 season was Daviyon Nixon at Iowa. The hype, so to speak, shot through the roof when Nixon intercepted a Sean Clifford pass and went the distance for a pick six against Penn State. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | Weight: 190 lbs.
Immediately, the name sticks out. Asante. Samuel. First of all, it makes me feel old as I remember studying Sr. when he was coming out of UCF way back in the day. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 7/8 in. | Weight: 290 lbs.
Numbers don't truly define the kind of interior menace that Onwuzurike is. He earned 1st team All-Pac-12 honors in 2019, racking up 6.0 tackles for a loss and 2.0 sacks. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 7/8 in. | Weight: 290 lbs.
Leatherwood has bounced back and forth between tackle and guard in his career and I thought initially he should definitely move to guard in the NFL and I think that's where this Andrus Peat sort of thing is headed. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 8 in. | Weight: 185 lbs.
In the 2020 COVID summer, while watching some old high school highlights from The Opening, I kept seeing "E. Moore" shaking defensive dudes out of their socks. As such, I kept thinking I should know him and then realized that it was Elijah Moore from Ole Miss, infamous, unfortunately, for his late game antics in the 2019 Egg Bowl. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 7 in. | Weight: 300 lbs.
In my estimation, Cosmi is the most talented Texas lineman in quite some time and he played at an extremely high level throughout his career at Texas. I'm a bit worried about his length and I think he might have to move inside to guard as a result. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 3/8 in. | Weight: 281 lbs.
Basham was a 1st team All-ACC selection in 2019 after recording 11.0 sacks (top 15 in the nation - 2nd in the ACC behind Miami's Gregory Rousseau). Those 11.0 sacks are the second most ever in a season in the history of Wake Forest football. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 200 lbs.
It was a banner year for everyone in the purple and gold in 2019 and Marshall was no exception. He finished his sophomore season with 46 catches for 671 yards, but he had 13 touchdowns - that's a rate of one touchdown less than every four catches.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 313 lbs.
Originally, Mayfield declared for the 2021 NFL Draft when the B1G announced it would play in the spring. When the B1G announced it was coming back, Mayfield petitioned to come back. It was a GREAT decision as he was able to show more nuance to his game, if you will. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 313 lbs.
It's a shame that the B1G botched the 2020 season, costing their constituents numerous game opportunities, including Ohio State and Wyatt Davis. This guy was, arguably, the best offensive lineman on one of the best offensive lines in the nation. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 185 lbs.
The first thing that stands out with Campbell is his height and length. He's a legit 6-2 with long arms and cuts a fairly significant figure at a perimeter cornerback position. He tackles like a safety, but he's very technical and well coached in his cornerback techniques. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 in. | Weight: 186 lbs. Hand: 9 3/4 | Arm: 31 1/4 | Wing: 75 1/2
Rodgers is going to step right into a slot receiver role and have success early in his NFL career. He's super-smooth and the word that I wrote a bunch in my notes was "glide." He seemed as if he just floated through the secondary on his routes. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 185 lbs.
Stokes finished his career at Georgia as one of the most decorated defenders in quite some time. In 2020, he was named a 1st Team All-American by CBS Sports and also earned 1st Team All-SEC honors. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 300 lbs.
Togiai seemed to get lost in the star show that was Ohio State football early in his career, but in 2020, he really broke out showing how much his strength and short area quickness can impact a game. He's also not slow. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 247 lbs.
In 2019, Perkins' season came to abrupt halt prior to the CFP semifinal against powerful, future National Champion LSU. He was suspended along with big back Rhamondre Stevenson and his absence was SEVERELY felt in the CFP semifinal against LSU. Read more.
It can happen often while studying film of opposing draft prospects and it certainly did with Tufele. As I studied offensive prospects in the Pac-12 for the 2020 Draft, I kept seeing this House of Fire tearing up interior offensive linemen...or running past them...or defeating double teams. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 305 lbs.
For some reason, Myers was one of the last players that I studied and he left a significant impression. I mean, I figured if I didn't study him, he'd nail me with one of those heavy lefts that he possesses and I'd be out like a light. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 325 lbs.
In his three years at Oklahoma, Humphrey was one of the two best centers in the country and one of the most decorated Sooners in the past decade. In 2018, he earned 2nd Team All-Big 12 selection (media) and Honorable Mention honors (coaches). Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 195 lbs.
Brown is ultra-smooth, reminds me a lot of Dez Fitzpatrick (Louisville) who I fell in love with at the Senior Bowl. Brown just has a bit more twitch than Fitzpatrick. Read more.
I was stoked to see Radunz after all of one game in the fall of 2020 due to, duh, COVID. In that one game against Central Arkansas, though, Radunz just solidified what I knew him to be - swift moving, nasty in the run game and athletic as can be. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 8 7/8 in. | Weight: 155 lbs.
The diminutive, yet explosive slot receiver had 70 receptions for 1,276 yards and 12 touchdowns for the rejuvenated Cardinals in 2019. He has speed and quickness for days and under second year head coach Scott Satterfield, he had more than enough opportunity to torture ACC defenses with those skills. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 1/4 in. | Weight: 320 lbs. Hand: 10 1/4 | Arm: 33 | Wing: 82
Back in December 2020, I saw on Twitter that Meinerz had declared for the 2021 NFL Draft. Seeing as though that sort of thing, declaring for the NFL Draft as a junior from a DIII school, happens about as much as snow in Los Angeles, the tweeter seemed to scoff at the notion that some DIII interior lineman was making this decision. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 1/2 in. | Weight: 232 lbs.
Hand: 9 | Arm: 32 3/8 | Wing: 79 1/2
The transfer from North Dakota State is an NFL prospect who excelled in the FCS' Missouri Valley Conference. He did a little bit of everything for the Bison, racking up 32 TFL, 14 sacks, 18 PBU and six INT in three years, but he said he wanted to prove he could play at the highest level of football. Destination? Baton Rouge. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 11 in. | Weight: 191 lbs.
After a stellar 2019, Gainwell opted out of the 2020 season and for good reason. His family had been unfortunately ravaged by COVID-19, including losing family members to the deadly virus. Gainwell played in four games as a freshman in 2018 but then decided to redshirt the rest of the campaign. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 280 lbs. Hand: 10 3/4 | Arm: 34 1/8 | Wing: 84
At 6-2, 280 lb., UCLA defensive tackle Osa Odighizuwa is the classic tweener and when he faced interior offensive linemen at the Senior Bowl, he sped past them regularly. There weren't many interior offensive linemen that could handle his short area burst and ability to get upfield. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 325 lbs.
I don't want to say that Brown III was sort of an enigma prior to the 2020 season, but I will admit that I found myself riding the wave, if you will, studying him as a future NFL player. I'd see him absolutely destroy guards and centers that attempted to even get in his way and a few plays later, he'd let that same player lay on him and effectively stay blocked. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 215 lbs.
The first time that I truly noticed Hufanga was when I was studying Utah running back Zack Moss. The Trojans safety was playing from depth and Utah ran a reverse to his side. So, the ball carrier got the ball five yards deep in the backfield and Hufanga was at ten to twelve yards depth. Read more.
One of the best college football players that I've studied in two decades plus was Auburn defensive lineman Derrick Brown. I mean, he was the full package and he proved his level of excellence in his rookie campaign with the Carolina Panthers. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 11 in. | Weight: 193 lbs. Hand: 9 1/2 | Arm: 32 5/8 | Wing: 73 1/2
Wallace was a complete Dude in 2018. He had 86 receptions for 1,491 yards and 12 touchdowns, earning 1st Team All-Big 12 honors as a sophomore. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 331 lbs. Hand: 10 | Arm: 33 3/4 | Wing: 83 1/8
This is a compliment, but when you hear it, it may not come out that way - Trey Smith appears to be VERY angry on a football field. It looks as if he's trying bury anyone in his vicinity in a different colored jersey in the run game.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 290 lbs.
Wearing #97 at Pitt, a little shorter than most defensive linemen, right around 290 lb., Twyman conjures up a few images of Aaron Donald. Heard of him? Well, Twyman is making his own name, earning 2nd team All-American honors and 1st team All-ACC honors in his sophomore season. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 346 lbs.
One of the biggest success stories at LSU in the 2019 season was Shelvin; there was just so much happening on the offensive side of the ball that the defense, especially the no-name interior, didn't get a ton of acclaim. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 345 lbs.
Carman played left tackle at Clemson but he's destined for a life on the inside in the NFL. He earned 2nd Team All-ACC honors in 2020 and was a mainstay on the offensive line for the past couple of seasons. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 248 lbs.
When I first watched Tremble a few years ago, I thought "yeah, he's a pass catching tight end and I like his prospects." But, when I really got into the film of Tremble, I was right about liking his prospects but maybe not for the reasons I first thought. Tremble might be one of the best overall run blockers I've seen at the tight end. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 235 lbs.
Moses stepped into the starting lineup as a true sophomore in 2018 and earned 2nd Team All-SEC (coaches) honors. By the end of that season, he had become the leader for the Alabama defense and led the Crimson Tide in tackles with 86 and racked up 10.0 tackles for a loss and 3.5 sacks in his first year as a starter. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 1/2 in. | Weight: 264 lbs. Hand: 10 | Arm: 32 | Wing: 79 5/8
I can't put my finger on it, but there's just something missing with Jones II. Now, don't get me wrong, I'll take him late on day two but I don't see those that are saying that he's a first round pick. He had nine sacks in 2020 which was tied for fifth in the nation, but six of those nine sacks came in two games. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 in. | Weight: 210 lbs.
As a sophomore in 2019, Bateman averaged, AVERAGED, over 20 yards per catch, finishing the season with 1,219 yards on 60 catches and 11 touchdowns. With teammate, and current Tampa Bay Buccaneer receiver Tyler Johnson earning most of the attention last season, Bateman was a bit of an unknown nationally, until he took Penn State's secondary out behind the woodshed in a statement win over the Nittany Lions in front of a national TV audience. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 207 lbs.
The Canadian high school star redshirted as a freshman in 2017, but took OFF like a shot as a redshirt freshman in 2018. He essentially took over as the lead back about 2/3 of the way through his redshirt freshman season. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 9 1/8 in. | Weight: 188 lbs.
Hand: 9 | Arm: 30 1/8 | Wing: 74 1/8
In high school, Eskridge was a SUPERSTAR track athlete and that speed is more than evident on the field. How fast really is he? The first line of his Western Michigan bio says the following "Eskridge clocked a laser-timed 4.33 second 40-yard dash (laser) in 2018." Yeah, that's fast, really freaking fast. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 11 5/8 in. | Weight: 227 lbs. Hand: 9 | Arm: 30 | Wing: 75
He's as big as a fullback but he's every bit the tailback/ball carrier as any other back I've seen in this draft class. When I saw him, wearing #29 at Oklahoma, he immediately reminded me of LeGarrette Blount, one of the best big backs in the history of the NFL. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 0 1/4 in. | Weight: 213 lbs. Hand: 9 1/2 | Arm: 32 | Wing: 79
The 2020 season couldn't have been more of a roller coaster for Sermon. He transferred to Ohio State after three fairly productive seasons at Oklahoma then found out that the B1G wasn't going to play football in the fall of 2020. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 0 in. | Weight: 213 lbs.
In 2018, as a true freshman, Cisco tied for the NATIONAL lead in interceptions with seven. He was the first true freshman in school history to earn All-America honors in 2018. He was 2nd Team All-America (Walter Camp & Sporting News), 3rd Team (AP), 4th Team (Phil Steele & Athlon) and Honorable Mention (CFN). Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 in. | Weight: 195 lbs.
The St. Brown family is a receiver factory and the youngest might be the best of all. Amon-Ra had 77 receptions for 1,042 yards and six touchdowns was named a 2nd team All-Pac-12 honoree by Phil Steele in just his second collegiate season in 2019. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 1/8 in. | Weight: 254 lbs. Hand: 9 3/4 | Arm: 33 3/4 | Wing: 83
As a redshirt sophomore in 2019, Long earned 3rd Team All-ACC honors, leading the team in receiving yards (509) on 28 receptions and two touchdowns. In 2020, he took his receiving game to a different level as he doubled his receptions (57) and registered 685 receiving yards and five touchdowns. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 10 3/8 in. | Weight: 186 lbs. Hand: 9 3/8 | Arm: 29 | Wing: 71 1/2
One of the players that didn't have a 2020 season is a young man by the name of Cade Johnson. In 2019, he was an All-American receiver at South Dakota State, one of the many FCS schools that decided to punt the 2020 season until the spring. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 7 in. | Weight: 309 lbs.
Little was on the fast track to the NFL, having started 21 games in his first two seasons on the Farm. But, in the first game of the 2019 season, he suffered a season-ending knee injury that seemed to set the stage for Stanford's eventual 4-8 season. Read more.
Finally healthy in 2020, Weaver racked up 7.5 sacks, showing just how productive he can be as a multiple use defensive lineman. But, I don't think he's going to hear his name as early as some analysts think. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 in. | Weight: 224 lbs.
Williams averaged over 14 yards per catch as a sophomore in 2019, leading the Tigers in receptions, yards and touchdowns as a true sophomore. As a junior in 2020, Williams again led the Tigers in receptions (47), yards (760) and touchdowns (4). He also averaged over 16 yards per catch. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 in. | Weight: 239 lbs.
I'm convinced that had Trask won the 2020 Heisman Trophy, his story would end up on the desk of a Hollywood producer at Disney Studios. Here was a guy who never started a high school game on the varsity level and ended it as a Heisman finalist. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 9 in. | Weight: 174 lbs.
Darden is a fellow Houston homeboy, having attended Eisenhower HS in a suburb of Houston Aldine, TX. He finished his career as the all-time leader in career receptions (230), yards (2,782) and receiving touchdowns (38). Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 2 1/2 in. | Weight: 205 lbs. Hand: 9 1/4 | Arm: 33 | Wing: 80 1/8
One time in my lifetime/work history, a boss told me that I was an enigma wrapped in a riddle. I thought that was a little, uh, strong, but I'm glad he did because it helped me completely understand Kellen Mond's development under Jimbo Fisher at Texas A&M. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 in. | Weight: 287 lbs.
Williams is a raw, position enigma who has a TON of athletic gifts. His quickness off the snap is insane. He's Crowley, TX country strong but lacks polish. However, he's going to test through the roof and apparently has added ten to 15 lb. since the summer. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 1 1/2 in. | Weight: 227 lbs. Hand: 9 1/2 | Arm: 30 | Wing: 76
Surratt made the transition from left handed quarterback to potential three-down linebacker in the NFL about as smoothly as it could be done. I'm not totally convinced that the Texans are set at linebacker in the future so I focused on that position a bit more than recent years and Surratt stands out in every way possible. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 5 3/8 in. | Weight: 270 lbs. Hand: 10 1/4 | Arm: 35 | Wing: 84
Turner made one heck of an impression on scouts and the Senior Bowl staff in 2020. Executive Director of the Senior Bowl Jim Nagy tweeted during the fall of 2020 that Turner had been the highest riser of anyone that received a Senior Bowl invitation. Read more.
Height: 5 ft. 7 7/8 in. | Weight: 202 lbs. Hand: 9 | Arm: 29 1/8 | Wing: 73 1/2
Carter was a record setting running back at North Carolina and had a successful Senior Bowl showing. He showed all of his skills throughout a dynamic 2020 in Chapel Hill. One of my favorite Carter runs happened against rival NC State. The first UNC touchdown of the day against the Wolfpack was a weakside GH counter. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 4 3/8 in. | Weight: 302 lbs. Hand: 11 | Arm: 33 | Wing: 82 1/8
Last year after the Cincinnati Bearcats hammered the Boston College Eagles in the Birmingham Bowl following the 2019 season, my pal Andre Ware texted me to tell me there was a player that I needed to keep an eye on in the future. Read more.
Height: 6 ft. 3 1/8 in. | Weight: 241 lbs. Hand: 10 | Arm: 33 | Wing: 81
At the Senior Bowl, Browning spent a majority of time out on the edge and looked very much at home playing on the outside. He blew past an offensive tackle for a sack during a team drill and he looked like he was shot out of a freaking cannon. Read more.
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