Calvin Pryor NFL Draft 2014: Grading Jets' 1st-Round Pick

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Calvin Pryor was taken 18th overall by the New York Jets in the 2014 NFL draft. Pryor ranks as one of the best safety prospects in this year's class, and the potential and talent were too much for the Jets to pass up. 

Pryor has been a force in the college game over the last couple of seasons, developing a reputation as a hard hitter and smart defender. His skills earned him a first-team All-AAC spot last season. 

The former Louisville Cardinal has great size and strength and is capable of delivering punishing hits out of the secondary. He has a great nose for the ball, and he's capable of getting into the backfield to make plays there as well. 

However, there are some risks with Pryor. His aggressiveness on hits could make him penalty-prone in the pros, and his agility leaves a lot to be desired, as he's rather stiff in transition. 

Will Pryor become a bona fide star in the NFL? Or will his hard-hitting style cost him once he reaches the big leagues? Watch as our draft experts discuss the safety's ceiling and what he'll bring to the big leagues as a pro.

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