Few former Crimson Tide runners started a year any more impressively than Henry, who gashed Wisconsin for 147 yards and three touchdowns on just 13 carries. A quieter (but nonetheless impressive) performance from a Wisconsin Badger, however, also will have scouts taking note.
Oakland trotted its rookie class on the field over the weekend for a minicamp, with more impact offseason additions to join them May 19. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney offers this offseason reset to ready Raider Nation.
While teams selecting in the top 10 are in position to nab potential building blocks, perennial playoff contenders like Baltimore, Dallas, Seattle and New England could use the draft to find cheap alternatives to expensive veterans. No club appears to be in better position to fill a key area of need than the Packers.
While the Bucs and Titans hope that Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota prove the answers to their prayers for a franchise quarterback, most of the other clubs in the top 10 focus on the pass rushers and pass-catchers -- though not necessarily in the order you might expect.
The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos have big decisions in free agency with stars DeMarco Murray, Ndamukong Suh and Julius Thomas. The clubs could look to the 2015 draft for cheaper, young talent.
Jameis Winston may come up with plenty of off-field concerns but in a division boasting the likes of Drew Brees, Matt Ryan and Cam Newton, Tampa Bay doesn't have much choice but to gamble on the best quarterback in the draft.