Written by Chris Nicolaou on March 3, 2016
In this collaboration, Draft Breakdown NFL Draft analysts Matt LaPan and Chris Nicolaou debate several trending NFL Draft topics.
Does William Jackson lll deserve to be in the first round now?
After a terrific week at the NFL Scouting Combine, many have elevated cornerback William Jackson III into the 1st round. He has good size (6-0) and long arms (31 3/4”) and showed terrific speed and agility. He ran a 4.37-second 40-yard dash and had a broad jump of 116 inches.
Jackson has shown throughout his time at Houston he has proved to be a smooth athlete with good footwork and very good ball skills. With all of that said, Jackson will not crack the top 31 in 2016.
The 2016 NFL Draft has a good amount of 1st-Round talent at cornerback. With Jalen Ramsey, Vernon Hargreaves III and Eli Apple all likely 1st Round picks, (read more…)