One of the top football factories at the college level, Ohio State has its eyes on the first round record, which the Miami Hurricanes set in the 2004 NFL Draft with six selections. The Buckeyes are aiming for seven. Or more.
For a number of reasons on and off the field, Johnny Manziel is on his way out in Cleveland. And although North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz has some question marks as well, they aren't in the areas that have derailed Johnny Football's NFL career.
Former general manager Marty Hurney had his share of draft misses, but the Carolina Panthers set their Super Bowl course in 2011 when Hurney and first-time coach Ron Rivera wore out their research staff and settled on the only logical No. 1 pick, Cam Newton.
The offensive identity of the Giants centers around the passing game, but new head coach Ben McAdoo hopes to achieve better balance and consistency in the run game, making Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott a natural fit for New York in the top-10.