The 2010 NFL draft is deep at several positions, most notably defensive tackle. In each different position there are a number of small-school prospects likely to be drafted as early as the third round all the way to undrafted free agent status.
So what dictates a player who’s labeled as one who hails from a small-school? That’s up to one’s interpretation from the obvious such as division; D-I or D-II, or as subjective as your interpretation based on a school’s familiarity or reputation in athletics.
For this list, I’ve included several fast-rising prospects and others from schools known for sports besides football.