Sometimes, it’s good to keep things in perspective. As each year (and draft class) rolls along, there’s an ever growing database of prospects that builds. While it’s helpful to evaluate players class-to-class, another very important factor is taking a step back and seeing where these prospects land in the big picture. WR prospects like Anquan Boldin or Calvin Johnson (let’s use pre-2010 prospect examples to not spoil the list!) are retired now, but even they were once college players who went through the draft process like everyone else.
There’s a lot of factors that go into evaluating a prospect resume, and it’s rare for a prospect to check all the boxes. This is a special list of players that rang multiple bells when they went through the evaluation process. You may notice a few players who didn’t work out or become superstars; that’s an unfortunate reality of the process. Whether it be off-field issues or injuries, some of the most enticing talents don’t end up coming to...
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Russell Clay joined FantasyGuru.com as a contributor in August 2018. He prides himself on being a versatile fantasy writer who’s able to provide strong analysis on a wide array of topics.