Who’s No. 1? Even in a year when the answer to that question isn’t quite as unknown, trying to determine who will be picked first in the 2017 NFL draft is full of drama and speculation. In the lead-up to the draft, we’re counting down the top 40 prospects on our Big Board, complete with in-depth scouting reports that examine the strengths and weaknesses of their games and the NFL players that teams may see flashes of when they put on the tape themselves.
As this year’s countdown reaches the top 20, we break down a defensive tackle who excels off the snap, a Heisman finalist without a true position, and a linebacker who piles up tackles in every situation.