Prospects with the Highest Upside in the 2016 NFL Draft

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Prospects with the Highest Upside in the 2016 NFL Draft
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The 2016 NFL draft is on the horizon, which means it's time for an onslaught of scouting buzzwords to fill social media feeds and breakdown articles throughout cyberspace and beyond.

Amid all the jargon that flies around this time of year regarding prospect prognostication, "upside" is arguably the most prevalent. Referring to a player's ceiling or potential, upside is all about projecting how good a college prospect can be at the next level, despite either a lack of production or playing in a position that didn't accentuate their strengths.

High-upside prospects tend to be those who have rare natural talent, but perhaps haven't been able to maximize their abilities. Off-field incidents can also factor in, driving talented players down draft boards due to the risk of incidents reprising at the pro level.

Who are some of this year's biggest names in the "upside" department? Let's take a look.

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