The New York Giants’ brain trust has been assessing the nation’s top collegiate talent for months, scouring the stars of each squad in search of the next Jason Pierre-Paul or David Wilson.
Lost in the tireless hunt are college football’s diamonds in the rough. Saturday’s East-West Shrine game, which was televised on NFL Network, shined a light on some of those players who could have otherwise gone unnoticed.
Of the schools represented in the “All-Star” game, some of the lesser-known ones were Minnesota-Deluth, McMaster U., Missouri West State, Mount Union and Montana State. These programs may not be the football powerhouses that we’re used to, but NFL talent can come from all corners of the country.
Could the Giants have spotted an intriguing option on Saturday, possibly altering the team’s mid- to late-round plans? Click through this updated seven-round mock draft to find out.