Each NFL staff will probably be trying loads for upside within the 2019 draft. The bonus is drafting a participant with a built-in excessive flooring of manufacturing with little motive to suppose he will not proceed to achieve his transition from faculty.
Threat and volatility come, to some extent, with each decide by the easy unsure nature of the draft. That stated, there may be loads of sturdiness and reliability to be present in.
Whereas quarterbacks, broad receivers and pass-rushers can carry massive rewards, they carry larger bust charges than different positions, too. So you will not see any of these positions represented among the many most secure picks of the 2019 NFL Draft.
If you wish to see the most secure picks within the class of 2019, look no additional. Listed here are the seven first-round prospects within the 2019 draft to file underneath the “most secure” gamers to take.
1. T.J. Hockenson, TE, Iowa
SN’s massive board rating: No. 7 total
The extra you watch what Hockenson did at Iowa, the extra you need to watch him – and the extra you want him. At 6-5, 251 kilos, he does every part properly on the place and may very well be a first-round decide on his inline blocking alone. His mega receiving expertise is a few fairly good gravy. He is destined to problem fellow Hawkeye George Kittle for title of finest all-around tight finish within the recreation.
2. Devin White, ILB, LSU
SN’s massive board rating: No. 10 total
White (6-0, 237 kilos) has the velocity, vary, instincts and management qualities that NFL groups covet on the place. He wants little teaching past telling him the place to play in a 4-Three or 3-Four formation and letting him free to do his flying-around-the-field factor.
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3. Josh Jacobs, RB, Alabama
SN’s massive board rating: No. 15 total
Jacobs is that this 12 months’s Ezekiel Elliott or Saquon Barkley by way of standing out as probably the most full again in his class. Jacobs (5-10, 220 kilos) will not be as massive as both, however can keep on the sphere for 3 downs, get each yard that is there – and extra – and do all of the little issues proper as properly.
4. Jonah Williams, OT, Alabama
SN’s massive board rating: No. 19 total
It isn’t an accident the Crimson Tide are all the time properly represented on lists like these. Past Williams’ ideally suited measurement that can permit him to be no less than a rock of a proper deal with (6-4, 302 kilos), he has smarts, toughness and a hardworking nature that set him as much as thrive and endure for a lot of seasons.
5. Garrett Bradbury, C, N.C. State
SN’s massive board rating: No. 39 total
Bradbury is one other simple plug-and-play offensive line anchor with related measurement to Williams at 6-3, 306 kilos. His energy, athleticism and intelligence may even serve him properly as he’ll quickly be beginning within the center for an NFL staff instantly – and for a very long time.
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6. Christian Wilkins, DT, Clemson
SN’s massive board rating: No. 17 total
Clemson linemen Clelin Ferrell and Dexter Lawrence aren’t fairly as secure as their teammate Wilkins (6-3, 315 kilos). That is as a result of he is probably the most versatile of the bunch and is much less much less position- and scheme-dependent for delivering within the NFL. He can get to quarterbacks and gradual the run wherever he goes.
7. Johnathan Abram, S, Mississippi State
SN’s massive board rating: No. 56 total
Abram is the one first round-worthy security as a result of what you see is what you get in his 5-11, 205-pound body. He is a quick, bodily defender sure to hit it out of the park as a havoc-wreaking upfield and lateral tackler.