2011 NFL Draft: A Look Back at Von Miller, Top Prospects as High School Recruits

March 15, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the offensive side has been taken care of, it's time to look at the top NFL Draft defensive prospects, back when they were high school recruits. As highlighted back in first edition of this two-part series, not every top NFL Draft prospect was the biggest-name player at the high school level. Once again, all scouting credit goes to the Rivals.com and ESPN.com scouting pages.

We all know A.J. Green will be one of the top picks this year, but back in high school, another projected top pick, receiver Julio Jones of Alabama, was actually rated ahead of him during their high school careers. Interesting to see, as that argument of Green vs Jones as the top wide receiver is one to argue for the NFL Draft as well.
With all that said, wait no more, here is a look at four of the top NFL Draft defensive prospects as high school recruits. We start with a player who was ranked fifteenth at his position, didn't go to the biggest football powerhouse, but now finds himself atop the bo...

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