NFL Draft 2013: Highlighting Riskiest Prospects Worth Early Round 1 Selections

March 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There is so much depth to the 2013 NFL draft class that those selecting in the first round don't have a very high chance of getting it wrong. However, some prospects with high upside but inherent risk should be more sought-after commodities than they are being hyped as at the moment.
The quarterback position is the exception to the aforementioned plethora of sure-fire pros this crop of prospects features, but Geno Smith is clearly the cream of the crop. Several other players are also worth high first-round picks but may not wind up there.
Here is a breakdown of some of the most underappreciated future pros who may be chosen slightly later than they should be.
Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia
The risk in Smith should have slightly diminished after he ran a 4.59-second 40-yard dash. That type of mobility makes him a serious threat as a read-option quarterback, which has been successfully used at the NFL level by athletic QBs such as Robert G...

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