Andrew Thomas was destined to start at RT with Solder continuing at LT. Solder opting out, forced the Giants in putting their best tackle prospect on Daniel Jones blindside. Nate Solder has not played for almost 2 years now, which means Peart has a great shot at winning out for the starter role.
Football players squaring off against one another in a game of basketball? It’s usually not pretty as few football players are built for the vertical challenges of basketball. Such is the case with the Manning brothers, showing why they made their living playing NFL football.
One defensive player who often can be found inside the top 10 of mock drafts is Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons. Parsons had a spectacular sophomore season before opting out of the 2020 campaign. In 13 games, the 6-foot-3, 246-pound linebacker registered 109 tackles (52 solo), five sacks, 14 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and five passes defensed.