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Everson Griffin, Carlton Mitchell, Brandon Spikes: Sleepers On Draft Day 2010

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 01:  Brandon Spikes #51 of the Florida Gators celebrates after a play against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisana Superdome on January 1, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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John MatheosContributor IIMarch 17, 2010

The feeling of getting a Tom Brady in the later rounds! Priceless right? Well I've been doing a lot of homework around the college league schools, and let me tell you, I got three hot prospects that will explode in the NFL once they're drafted.

The first player I like to talk about is Carlton Mitchell. This 6'3", 215 lb. beast out of South Florida is a player to be recking with. He's fast, great hands, and just steps away from becoming a star.

He's a good pick up for the third or fourth round. Although Carlton is a steal in this years draft, I like to turn the attention to defensive players. The next player in the draft that I believe will be a surprising sleeper is Everson Griffin (USC).

Griffin is a beast. He has a sixth sense for football. Very sneaky, and strong in double team matchups. Everson put on some weight this year, but managed to still pick up his game.

I see Everson going in the later rounds of the first and maybe early second. Even though Griffin will be a future pro bowler, the last player I will like to talk about,will be the athlete that will shock all scouting agents and send a buzz around the league for years to come. The player I am referring to is Brandon Spikes.

Brandon Spikes will not only bring home a Super Bowl ring, he will flourish into a dynamic player and individual in his desired community.

Brandon Spikes is a hard working athlete. He trains in and out of the fitness facilities daily. He benched 225 lbs. for 27 reps. This prospect will assist any NFL team that is in aid of some defense.

On the whole, I want to thank you all for taking your time to read my article. I hope all of you monitor these players careers, and remember my advice on them.

  Take Care.

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