ACC & 2014 NFL Draft
After a great 2013 NFL Draft weekend, it is time to start looking ahead to the 2014 NFL Draft. At least that is the case if you are a draftnik like ESPN’s Todd McShay! He already has a ranking of the top 32 NFL Draft prospects for 2014.
There are a handful of guys with ACC ties on this preliminary list. Obviously, much will change in the next 12 months. But here are the guys with ACC ties getting love from McShay:
- #2 Teddy Bridgewater QB Louisville
- #7 Louis Nix III NT Notre Dame
- #8 Tajh Boyd QB Clemson
- #14 Timmy Jernigan DT Florida State
- #18 Stephon Tuitt DT Notre Dame
- #20 Jeremiah Attauchu WR Georgia Tech
- #21 Sammy Watkins WR Clemson
So that is 4 guys playing in the ACC and 7 guys with ACC ties. Not sure what anyone else thinks, but the ACC is claiming Notre Dame effective immediately. So we will call it 6.
As always, the SEC is the dominant conference, with 14 guys on the list. The Big 2/Little 12….err… B1G has 3–exclusively represented by Michigan and Ohio State. The Big XII has two. The Pac-12 actually finishes ahead of the Big XII and B1G with 5 guys on the list.
What do you think? Who is McShay leaving out from the ACC?