The NFL draft classes are in full swing and all eyes are on the prospects that have been invited to the meetings.
There are so many questions surrounding these guys that there are a few common threads.
Some of the players that are expected to take part in the draft have been around the league for a while, and they all know how to work a room.
Others have worked in other media for a time, but never in the same setting.
We sat down with some of the best of the new crop of prospects to discuss how they are going to perform at the combine.
We also took some time to talk with the coaches who are in charge of them.
With so many teams and prospects competing to make it to the combine, it’s a must-watch.
Let’s take a look at the top prospects who are expected at the NFL combine.
D.J. Humphries, OT, AlabamaHumphries, who was one of the top tackles in the nation last year, has the kind of freakish athleticism that can allow him to make plays all over the field.
At 6-foot-5 and 320 pounds, he’s a natural pass protector, capable of standing up and getting after the quarterback.
He’s also very strong, which makes him a natural fit for the run game.
He played in the NFL as a wide receiver for three seasons, but he had a breakout season in 2016 when he caught 60 passes for 1,086 yards and eight touchdowns.
Humphris has the physical tools to be a productive player in the pros, and his speed and strength make him an intriguing option as a tackle.
Dorial Green-Beckham, DE, LSUGreen-Beckam, a former top-100 recruit in the class of 2016, was not invited to this year’s combine, but the 6-2, 260-pounder has made the biggest impact as a pass rusher this season.
Green-Jackson is a big-bodied defensive end who can rush the passer with quickness.
He plays with a lot of power in his hands, which can make him a difficult blocker for quarterbacks to control.
Green has excellent instincts and quickness, and he has good pad level and hands to make tackles in space.
He’ll have to work on his technique this offseason to improve his balance and improve his technique, but it will be an area that he has to work at. 3.
Myles Garrett, DE/OLB, Texas A&M Garrett has a great motor and a tremendous burst, which make him extremely tough to stop.
He can take on blockers with ease, and when he does get a hand on the quarterback, he can get the quarterback off balance.
He has very good footwork and is a strong tackler.
Garrett can rush with authority, and if he gets a quarterback open on the edge, he’ll be hard to get off the play.
He is a natural run defender, and that will allow him the opportunity to play inside in the nickel or in the 3-4.
Leonard Floyd, CB, LSUA few of the more interesting players in this draft class were not invited, but Floyd is a player who could make an impact immediately.
He might not have the physical size of some of his peers, but when he’s able to rush the quarterback and use his length to the inside, he could be a difference maker.
Floyd was a three-year starter at cornerback at Texas A & M. He was a second-team All-American in 2016, and was also named the MAC Defensive Player of the Year.
He also played in all 14 games as a true freshman in 2016.
Floyd is an athletic player who can move well and will have the athleticism to be effective in coverage, especially if he has a solid spring to prove that he can play in the slot.
Christian Kirksey, OT/DE, OregonKirksey is a versatile player who should have an opportunity to be one of these players.
He had a solid junior season, which included two interceptions.
He does have a tendency to be in his own zone when he plays, but his athleticism and instincts will allow for him to get into passing lanes quickly and be a great pass protector.
His pass rush prowess makes him an ideal fit for a 4-3 defensive end, but there is a chance that he could fit inside on a 3-3 front.
David Njoku, OT-DE, NebraskaNjoku is a long-armed player who is extremely versatile and can play multiple spots on the field at a high level.
He will fit perfectly in a 4, 3- or 2-gap scheme.
Njokos athleticism is a nice complement to his length, which will allow the Cowboys to play him in a variety of ways.
Christian Jones, DT, LSUJones is a very quick and athletic player, but a lot can change between now and when the combine kicks off.
He struggled at times last season,