Is it ever too soon to start thinking about the NFL draft?
Of course it isn’t.
NFL training camps are getting ready to kick off, but more importantly, the college football season is upon us. Any NFL fan worth their customized jersey knows at least a wee bit about college football.
Getting an idea of prospects now lays a foundation for those glorious Saturdays in the fall when these young men put it all on the line for a shot at the big show. It is best to have at least a tertiary understanding of who the players to watch are, instead of playing catch up in February.
For draft pundits, the draft season never ends. It is a constant cycle of player evaluation, NFL team breakdowns and the pairing of the two. One way to convey that is through a mock draft. Here’s my first 2015 mock draft of the year.
One important note. Draft order was established using an online randomizer at random.org. This removes any and all bias with selection order, until the season begins. Is this the order the draft will be in next spring? Of course not. Nevertheless, if you take umbrage with the order, understand it was determined using a logarithm, not hate for your favorite team.
All player data courtesy of sports-reference.com's college football pages.