The first installment of my top 30 big board for the 2017 NFL draft is here, right in the nick of time for draft season. Feel free to yell at me on Twitter if you hate my rankings. Let the games begin!
1. Myles Garrett, EDGE, Texas A&M
Myles Garrett may be the first unanimous number one player in a draft class since Andrew Luck in 2012. His combination of size, athleticism, and ability as a pass rusher is quite rare, putting him squarely in the generational player discussion. He is an instant difference maker at the next level as an edge rusher in a 4-3 or 3-4.
2. Reuben Foster, LB, Alabama
Inside linebackers are not usually considered top-five prospects in a draft class, but Alabama’s Reuben Foster is one of the few exceptions. His ability to key and diagnose, cover sideline to sideline with top-notch athletic ability, and finish ball (read more…)