Written by Aaron Mannicci, Analyst on June 25, 2015
The 2015 NFL Draft’s shallow tight end class left much to be desired. Unlike many drafts before it, no tight end was selected in the first round, and opinions varied on who the top tight end of the class was. However, with the 2015-2016 college football season approaching ever so quickly, the draft community has plenty to be excited about regarding 2016’s tight end class; it is a diverse, deep group of draft-eligible players.
With the college football season commencing in nearly two months and the first stage of the 2016 draft season in full swing, I ranked the top five tight ends of the upcoming class:
1. Nick Vannett, Ohio State
Nick Vannett enters his fifth season in Columbus as one of the Buckeyes’ many returning contributors on offense, and is primed for a breakout year after solidifying his role in Ohio State’s offense as a prime red-zone target and (read more…)