Quarterbacks Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston may be the headliners but a strong class of defensive linemen could prove the real story of the 2015 NFL draft. With the NFL and NCAA seasons under way, Senior Analyst Rob Rang projects what may happen in the first round.
Sure, there is a whole season of NFL and college football action left to determine what will happen in the 2015 draft, but given a projected selection order (including a Super Bowl XLVIII rematch), here is how NFLDraftScout.com Senior Analyst Rob Rang envisions the first 32 picks going.
In what is expected to be his final collegiate game, NFLDraftScout.com's top-rated wide receiver Sammy Watkins caught 16 passes for an Orange Bowl record 227 yards and two touchdowns to spur Clemson to a win over the Ohio State Buckeyes.
If Saturday night was the final game in Columbia for South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney and Kelcy Quarles, they certainly went out strong. Not to be out-done, however, was the Tigers' speed rusher Vic Beasley. All three are thought likely to be heading to the NFL draft early.