There is nothing more hyped than the NFL draft, and the myth machine gets started early and things get repeated enough that they are soon considered facts. The reality is that there are a bunch of things we will hear about players, positions or the class itself that are simply untrue. They are myths, and every year the actual draft tears apart these myths, shedding its light on the truth.
There are always stories that take on a life of their own, driven by the media and those willing to repeat what they are hearing. Agents push an agenda to get their guys drafted as high as they can. Big sports networks talk about certain players over and over because the fans eat it up.
Last year, most considered the draft class elite because the focus was on Andrew Luck and some guy named Robert Griffin III. The reality was that the 2012 draft class was a weak one, with several elite prospects leading the charge and a bunch of average players behind them in line.
Let’s look at the five biggest myths of the 2013 NFL draft class.