Tuesday, August 21, 2012

NFL Draft Explanation

Grade means the prediction of player status

GradeTitleDraft (Round)Description
96-100Future Hall of FamerTop PickA once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
85-95Immediate Starter1stAn impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
70-84Eventual Starter2nd-3rdA quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
50-69Draftable Player4th-7thA prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
20-49Free AgentUDFAA player with solid measurable, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.
Pick number 1   
Team that picked - Colts
College player drafted - Luck, Andrew                                                     
Position Played - QB       
Height - 6'4"              
Weight - 234 lbs           
College Team - Stanford                      
Grade - 97.0


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