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Dissecting the Draft

Phillip Fulmer

If recruiting rankings aren't a reliable barometer of the near future for college football teams, how good a gauge is the NFL Draft of the recent past?

Although it's far from flawless, the NFL Draft does provide a more definitive picture than the end results of national signing day. Of course, that's not surprising in light of the many advantages pro scouts have when it comes to evaluating players. Recruiting analysts, as well as college coaches, base their projections more on potential since high school players are normally still growing and... Recommended Stories

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