Bradford, Suh, Bryant, Still Tops In Draft Class Despite Downgrades

March 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This may be the first and only year that we will ever see a quarterback that threw for 50 touchdowns to only eight picks, a wide receiver that caught 87 passes for over 1,400 yards with 19 touchdowns, and a DT that had 87 tackles and 12 sacks be talked about as overrated or falling in the draft.
It's not that the top guys in the draft don't get picked on every year going into the draft, but that the stats these guys bring into the draft, sets them apart from other years.
Give this a quick thought.
Matthew Stafford threw for one more touchdown in his entire career at Georgia than Bradford threw for in 2008 alone. The great Calvin Johnson, that ran an impressive, 4.35 40 at his combine, was about 280 yards and four TD's short of matching Dez Bryant's most productive year, and I can't even remember the last time a DT was as highly touted as Ndamukong Suh.
Now, I'm not saying that these stats alone guarantee these college greats to be successful at the next level, but ...

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