Meanwhile, many other prospects are looking to stand out amidst an always-crowded field of talent from small schools that don't get the exposure larger programs do.
Some become part of the buzz, mentioned in the same breath as their counterparts at powerhouse programs, to end up as first round picks, such as Joe Flacco. But those are few and far between. With a draft so deep in the trenches and lacking those top-tier skill players, there are many under the radar prospects who will surprise.
Here are 10 of them.