There are two certainties in any NFL draft. First, there are going to be busts, players that have high expectations yet fail to meet them. Second, there are steals, those who are selected in the later rounds yet have great careers.
Perhaps more importantly, however, you have players who are drafted near the top of the class and play up to where they were drafted.
Which players are the closest to sure things this year? Much of a player's success his rookie season can depend on the play style of the team he is drafted on, but some may be able to thrive on any of the 32 NFL teams.
These eight players are ranked in order of when they are likely to be drafted, rather than how likely they are to have a good rookie season.