It's expected—or at least hoped—to be a bounce-back draft class from the Big Ten this season, one year removed from 2013, when no one was selected until the Dallas Cowboys took Wisconsin center Travis Frederick at No. 31.
And even that was considered reaching at the time.
One of the biggest steps in restoring the league's good name was the pro-day circuit, and a number of Big Ten players did well to improve their stock in these semi-private workouts.
Whether that was much-needed or icing on the cake might vary, but it was helpful in every single case.
Who did the most to boost their value?