Every year players fly up and down NFL Draft big boards and every year there are prospects either receiving or not getting hype that we just don’t understand. This 2019 class is no different. From press corners that can’t press to running backs that can’t run, we cover them all on The Kist & Solak Show #79!
For a sample of who we talked about, some of the players I highlighted include:
- Wisconsin offensive tackle David Edwards is a prospect I wrote about in my top 5 piece on the position and I still don’t see the first-round prospect others do. In fact, just today Benjamin Solak mocked Edwards to the Philadelphia Eagles with the 25th overall selection. I’m assuming it was solely to grind my gears. Here’s what I had to say about him in my positional rankings piece:
“...hyped as an athletic prospect, but his tape left a sour taste. His games against Michigan and BYU were particularly troubling and his balance issues are too much for me to gloss over.” - Me, Michael Kist
- Vanderbilt cornerback Joejuan Williams has been getting a ton of love lately but I can’t see myself joining the hype train. He’s a long, leggy press man corner that has questionable deep speed. Worst of all, his press technique from his hands to his feet needs a ton of work. Put on his Georgia film and you’ll see why I’m incredibly concerned about the holes in his game.
Riley Ridley vs Joejuan Williams at the LOS -— Michael Kist (@MichaelKistNFL) February 17, 2019
Williams tries to quick jam, Ridley anticipates it. Nice slide step w/the outside foot to win the release - pic.twitter.com/XUSpEEMwRG
- I wrote up Florida safety Chauncey Gardner-Johnson in my top 5 piece, but he’s climbed even further after watching more film. You won’t find many free safety/strong safety/nickel combos in this class or at all and he can fit all three roles. He’s now top 20 player on my board and has overtaken Alabama’s Deionte Thompson as my second ranked safety in the class.
Hear about those players and all of Benjamin Solak’s overrated/underrated prospects on The Kist & Solak Show #79! Listen to it on the media player below or click here if the player doesn’t load. New to podcasts? Check out our guide on how to listen to BGN! FLY EAGLES FLY!
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