This article is one of a 32-part series in which the goal is to identify one relatively unheralded player selected in the 2014 NFL Draft who appears to be an especially good schematic fit with his new NFL team.
The Pac-12 characterizes itself as the conference of champions and the 2015 NFL draft could certainly add to the league's reputation if four of its players wind up among the top seven picks as this very early first round mock draft projects.
Representatives from approximately two-thirds of the NFL visited Seattle Wednesday despite the Huskies' top two prospects largely sitting out the Pro Day. Star running back Bishop Sankey provided some early fireworks but the big show was put on by quarterback Keith Price and receiver Keith Smith.
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert believes this may be the deepest draft he has seen in 30 years in the NFL, but said at the scouting combine that he's also concerned it may be the "most immature" due to the record influx of underclassmen.
All of the focus was on the healthy return of veteran pass-catchers Rob Gronkowski and Danny Amendola but the rookie from Marshall wound up being Tom Brady's favorite target against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Beating Rutgers wasn't easy but with 26 scouts in attendance, the junior quarterback showed off the poise, accuracy and arm strength to warrant his perch atop NFLDraftScout.com's rankings for the 2014 NFL Draft.
Few teams are more successful in the first round than the Steelers. Expect that success to continue with Jarvis Jones, a perfect schematic and personality fit who could contend for Defensive Rookie of the Year honors.
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was one of 12 NFL representatives on hand Monday to watch a private workout from 2012 Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year John Simon, a DE/OLB hybrid who Ohio State coach Urban Meyer called the "heart and soul" of his team.