The "small school" label gets forgotten if a player can help a team.
This year, the draft prospects in the FCS are strong again, beginning with Alabama State offensive tackle Tytus Howard being selected in the first round Thursday night.
2019 NFL DRAFT - FCS SELECTIONS
Thursday, April 25
Houston Texans (Round 1, 23 overall) - Tytus Howard, Alabama State, OT, 6-5, 322: Highest draft pick in school history is a athletic tackle with quickness and fluidity.
Friday, April 26
Los Angeles Chargers (2, 60) - Nasir Adderley, Delaware, FS, 6-0, 203: Outstanding range and physical ball skills cousin to Pro Football Hall of Famer Herb Adderley to play all over the Delaware secondary.
Kansas City Chiefs (3, 84) - Khalen Saunders, Western Illinois, DT, 6-0, 324: Three-technique tackle is quick to separate from blocks and get into opposing backfields.
Jacksonville Jaguars (3, 98) - Quincy Williams, Murray State, SS, 5-10½, 225: Potential hybrid linebacker is an aggressive defender and the brother of New York Jets first-round pick Quinnen Williams
Saturday, April 27
Los Angeles Chargers (5, 166) - Easton Stick, North Dakota State, QB, 6-1, 220: Played in a pro-style offense while setting the FCS quarterbacks record with 49 career wins.
Cleveland Browns (6, 189) - Drew Forbes, Southeast Missouri, OG, 6-5, 308: Consistent, durable lineman made a late rise up draft rankings.
Minnesota Vikings (6, 193) - Oli Udoh, Elon, OT, 6-5, 323: Excellent at finishing plays with his size and length.
Cincinnati Bengals (7, 223) - Jordan Brown, South Dakota State, CB, 6-0, 201: Cover corner who moves well for his size.
Buffalo Bills (7, 225) - Darryl Johnson Jr., North Carolina A&T, DE, 6-6, 253: The three players who preceded Johnson as MEAC defensive player of the year are in the NFL.
Washington Redskins (7, 227) - Jimmy Moreland, James Madison, CB, 5-10, 179: Set James Madison career records with 18 interceptions and six pick-sixes.
Oakland Raiders (7, 230) - Quinton Bell, Prairie View A&M, OLB, 6-4, 220: Workout wonder flashed exceptional speed at defensive end as senior after being a wide receiver for three seasons.
New Orleans Saints (7, 244) - Kaden Elliss, Idaho, OLB, 6-2, 238: Athletic son of former NFL defensive tackle Luther Elliss was a late riser after testing well in the draft buildup.
Arizona Cardinals (7, 248) - Joshua Miles, Morgan State, OG, 6-5, 314: Raw talent who has moldable skill set.