Fuller, viewed by some scouts as one of the safest prospects in the country because of his bloodlines and immediate success in the ACC, ranks 12th overall on NFLDraftScout.com's board. His injury could be a significant blow to what looked like a potentially extraordinary 2016 cornerback class.
Utah dominated Oregon in just about every possible way Saturday night, crushing the Ducks 62-20 in Autzen Stadium. A big part of the dismantling came from redshirt seniors Travis Wilson and Devontae Booker, whose stellar performances will have NFL scouts taking note.
Scouts had to be impressed Thursday night with the accuracy and poise shown by Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty, as well as the elusiveness of Louisiana Tech running back Kenneth Dixon. However, a horrific leg injury suffered by Hilltoppers' star Leon Allen -- NFLDraftScout.com's No. 6-rated senior running back -- soured the evening.
The NFL loves playmakers but scouts will have to think twice about investing a draft pick in UCLA's star, who prior to being arrested on theft charges checked in as the No. 11 cornerback on NFLDraftScout.com's 2017 rankings.
Devontae Booker proved more freight train than sports car a year ago, leading the Pac-12 with 1,512 rushing yards despite averaging just 10 carries a game in Utah's first three contests. Will Booker's determined, powerful running style convince scouts he can succeed in the NFL despite lacking ideal speed?
The Packers cut A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones prior to the draft, with Ted Thompson gambling that he'd be able to find a rookie replacement. In nabbing Ryan in the fourth round, Thompson may have accomplished just that.
With only cornerback Justin Coleman currently projected by NFLDraftScout.com to be selected this year, Tennessee's 52-year streak of at least one Volunteer getting selected is in jeopardy. There is reason for optimism, however, with plenty of NFL talent returning to Knoxville.