Instant-impact draft prospects

Lance Zierlein names the 38 players who could have the biggest impact upon their arrival in the NFL. Read

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  1. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    MTS notebook: Another WR emerging from LSU?

    While Malachi Dupre might not have the star power that his LSU counterparts boasted as prospects, Bucky Brooks believes the talented WR could find himself rising up draft boards very soon. Read

  2. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Combine viewer's guide

    What should you watch for at the combine? Daniel Jeremiah has you covered. See when the top prospects will be working out, and which NFL teams should be paying close attention to them. Read

  3. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Zierlein mock 2.0: 49ers, Bills snag QB

    Two QBs go in the top 10, and some surprise early picks have a few teams running up to turn in their cards as talent falls in Lance Zierlein's latest mock draft. Read

  4. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Sources Tell Us: TE compared to Jordan Reed

    A scout says Ole Miss' Evan Engram is the draft's second-best tight end and compares him to one of the NFL's most talented players at the position. See the inside scoop on prospects. Read

  5. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    38 Special: Instant-impact players in 2017 draft

    When Lance Zierlein looks at the 2017 NFL Draft, he sees 38 special players, including 15 game-changers, 15 safe picks and another eight who could be stars in the right system. Read

  6. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Corey Davis

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at WR Corey Davis. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  7. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Ask 5: Who'll generate most buzz at combine?

    Which prospects will have evaluators' jaws dropping with their combine performance? Daniel Jeremiah polls five NFL executives, and four players receive votes, including a QB. Read

  8. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Polling prospects: Who'll go No. 1 overall?

    Who do this year's draft prospects believe will rise from their ranks to be the No. 1 overall pick? We polled 25 of them to find out, and there is a decisive favorite. Read

  9. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    4-round mock draft: Taking a chance on early QBs

    Three quarterbacks in the first 13 picks and a couple of surprise top-10 selections cause some talented players to drop in Chad Reuter's four-round mock draft. Read

  10. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Joe Mixon to participate at Oklahoma pro day

    Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon, who was not invited by the league to take part in the the NFL Scouting Combine, will participate in the Sooners' pro day on March 8. Read

  11. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    MTS notebook: Sleeper QB's raw talent turning heads

    Patrick Mahomes might not get as much attention as Deshaun Watson and Mitch Trubisky, but the Texas Tech QB's pure ability is forcing teams to take notice. DJ and Bucky examine the hype. Read

  12. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top candidates to break CJ2K's 40 record

    John Ross and Adoree' Jackson are 2 of the fastest prospects in the 2017 draft, but a different player leads Daniel Jeremiah's list of candidates to break Chris Johnson's 40-yard dash record. Read

  13. Ask 5: Which QB would you pursue this offseason?

    If evaluators had their pick of any potentially available QB to target via trade, free agency or in the draft, which one would they pursue this offseason? Daniel Jeremiah polls 5 NFL execs. Read

  14. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Mitch Trubisky

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at UNC QB Mitch Trubisky. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  15. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mayock's position rankings

    With the NFL Scouting Combine just around the corner, Mike Mayock unveils his initial position-by-position rankings for the 2017 draft. The No. 1 players at QB and RB might surprise you. Read

  16. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Sources Tell Us: Scout comps Trubisky to Wentz

    A scout says Mitch Trubisky has the same talent as Carson Wentz. What could keep Trubisky from going as high as Wentz did in last year's draft? See what we're hearing about prospects. Read

  17. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Which NFL player do prospects most want to face?

    Which NFL player are draft prospects dreaming of facing at the next level? We polled 25 of them to find out, and two of the league's best WRs are among the top vote-getters. Read

  18. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Deshaun Watson

    Bucky Brooks begins his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Deshaun Watson. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  19. Garrett pleads with 'Boys to trade up to draft him

    Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett is proposing a trade between the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns that would put the former Aggies star in Dallas. Read

  20. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    What we learned from Mayock's rankings

    Despite his struggles last season, Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer is the top-ranked QB in Mike Mayock's initial position rankings. There's intrigue around how he stacks the RBs and WRs, too. Read

  21. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    The Book on Christian McCaffrey

    Bucky Brooks continues his series of scouting reports for some of the draft's most polarizing prospects with a look at Christian McCaffrey. See his NFL comp, projection, team fits and more. Read

  22. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Casserly mock 1.0: Trades shake up Round 1

    Two running backs in the first eight picks? One quarterback in the entire first round? And two shake-up-the-draft trades? Charley Casserly has a few surprises in his first mock draft of the year. Read

  23. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Polling prospects: Which HC do you want to play for?

    If prospects were able to pick the NFL coach they would play for, whom would they choose? We polled 25 players in the 2017 draft with that question. See the voting results. Read

  24. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    MTS notebook: How Super Bowl could affect draft

    The Falcons fell in Super Bowl 51, but NFL teams will be trying to copy their blueprint for team building in this year's draft. See more scouting nuggets from Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks. Read

  25. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    NFL hopefuls chase dream at regional combine

    NFL scouts had their eyes on some unheralded prospects in Seattle on Saturday, including a QB-turned-safety who relished the opportunity to work out at the facility of his hometown team. Read

  26. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Myles Garrett says he would play for Browns

    Myles Garrett won't be attending this year's draft, but that doesn't mean he isn't hoping the Browns will take him with the first pick this April. Read

  27. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Five teams that need to dominate draft

    With the 2016 season in the rearview mirror, it's time to look ahead to the draft. Daniel Jeremiah says the Eagles are one of the clubs that need a top rookie class as they build around Carson Wentz. Read

  28. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Ask 5: Who will Browns take with No. 1 pick?

    Will the Browns strike for a quarterback at the top of the draft, or will they take the best non-QB available to kick things off? Daniel Jeremiah polls 5 NFL execs, and they're unanimous. Read

  29. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Updated draft order and team needs

    Picks 1-30 of the first-round draft order are set with only the Super Bowl left to be played. Have a look at how the board shakes out and the biggest areas of need for every team. Read

  30. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top 50 prospects for 2017 draft

    Defensive players occupy the first five spots in Daniel Jeremiah's initial ranking of the 2017 draft's top 50 prospects, with Myles Garrett leading the list. The top-rated QB? He's listed at No. 15. Read

  31. The Brandt Report

    What eight QB-needy teams should do

    Could Tony Romo turn the Texans into Super Bowl contenders? Should the Browns roll the dice on Mitch Trubisky? Gil Brandt provides a path forward for eight QB-needy teams. Read

  32. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Three-round mock draft: Watson goes No. 1

    Projections for QB Deshaun Watson are all over the map, but Chad Reuter says the Browns won't pass him up at No. 1. The intrigue goes three rounds deep in his first mock draft of 2017. Read

  33. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top 5 prospects by position

    Bucky Brooks reveals his initial rankings of the top five prospects at each position, providing into a glimpse into what NFL teams are discussing in their war rooms. Read

  34. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    What we learned from Senior Bowl

    Zay Jones capped off a great Senior Bowl week with a dazzling game on Saturday. Find out who else is on the rise thanks to their performance in the all-star showcase. Read

  35. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Draft debate: Who's No. 1 QB on your board?

    We polled five of our experts on whom they rate as the top signal-caller in the 2017 draft, and there was no consensus. Three players received votes. See the results. Read

  36. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Watson can make good NFL team great

    While the debate about whether Deshaun Watson will be a franchise QB will rage on for months, Bucky Brooks says the ideal NFL scenario for the newly minted champ is as clear as ever. Read

  37. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Schools with most talent in 2017 draft

    Clemson took home the national title, but a school that didn't play in the championship game leads our list of the colleges sending the most talent to the 2017 NFL Draft. Read