It is expected to be a banner year for local schools in the NFL draft thanks to the large amount of talent coming out of the state of Utah this season. While there are a million and one mock drafts projecting where each of the players will go, no one is ever sure exactly what will happen during the three-day event.
But those mock drafts and projections do give us a good idea of what range the talented players with Utah ties will go.
Garett Bolles, offensive tackle, Utah
Bolles is the biggest name of the local players as he ranked as a first- or second-round pick in every major mock draft and a top 25-ranked overall talent.
R.J. White of CBS Sports has Bolles going to the Giants with the No. 23 pick in the first round, saying, “They manage to fill a big need in the first with Bolles, who’s older than a typical prospect but who should come in and immediately start at left tackle.”
Projected round: 1-2
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