Recently, college football insider Dane Brugler of The Athletic announced where he thinks some of college football's biggest stars will be taken in the upcoming 2019 NFL Draft. Quarterback Baker Mayfield was coached by new Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury at Texas Tech as a freshman before being benched in favor of Patrick Mahomes and transferring to Oklahoma, where he became a Heisman Trophy victor and the 2018 No. 1 overall pick in the draft. The only reason to not meet with them would be if you knew you were going substantially higher.
Keim said watching the speculation abound has been "fun" and "exciting".
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Allen is considered as one of the elite pass rushing prospects in this draft, along with the likes of Nick Bosa, Quinnen Williams, and Brian Burns. The first round pick in version 3.0 isn't one of the most popular names for the Lions in most mock drafts, but it is at a position that has popped up in mocks from time to time.
"Ninety-six percent of kids who just signed a $4.6 million deal to play baseball wouldn't have been on no football field the following fall", says Kevin Murray. Given the plethora of options, and that decisions made at the top of the draft have ramifications for what happen later in the draft, I have been playing out a variety of scenarios in the form of a series of Detroit Lions seven-round mock drafts.
"The fact that we don't know what we're doing but everyone else does, that's concerning", Keim said with a smile.