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NFL DRAFT: 1st Round Tracker

Sat, Apr 29, 2017

A look at the first round selections from the 2017 NFL Draft, with comments by Reese's Senior Bowl Executive Director Phil Savage.
During rounds 2-7, will list only Reese's Senior Bowl players who are drafted.


1st Round                                                                                                 
1.   Myles Garrett Defensive End Junior   Texas A&M
SAVAGE: Myles Garrett is the "most talented PROSPECT," he now must become the "best football PLAYER" within next two years.
2.   Mitchell Trubisky Quarterback Junior North Carolina 
SAVAGE: Going into year three of the Fox/Pace pairing, they have doubled down at QB position with Mike Glennon and now Trubisky.
3.   Soloman Thomas Defensive Tackle  Junior Stanford 
SAVAGE: 49ers get 3rd/4th round picks from the Bears in '17 and a 3rd rounder in '18, plus same player they would have taken at #2. Nice move.
4.   Leonard Fournette Running Back  Junior  LSU 
5.   Corey Davis Wide Receiver Senior Western Michigan 
SAVAGE: Passed on Alabama's Jonathan Allen and LSU DS Jamal Adams. Davis better be #1 receiver!
6.   Jamal Adams Safety  Junior  LSU
SAVAGE: Loved watching Jamal over the past 3 years at LSU. Awesome football temperament, speed, toughness and instincts!
7.   Mike Williams Wide Receiver Junior   Clemson
SAVAGE: Chargers go for the "power forward" WR in Clemson's Mike Williams. Can rebound ball, but worry some about separation speed/quickness.
8.   Christian McCaffrey Running Back  Junior   Stanford
SAVAGE: Carolina seemed married to RB for awhile. McCaffrey will fit well as a shotgun runner and detached receiver for Cam.
9.   John Ross Wide Receiver Junior  Washington
10.   Patrick Mahomes Quarterback  Junior    Texas Tech
11.   Marshon Lattimore Cornerback  Junior  Ohio State 
12.   Deshaun Watson Quarterback  Junior  Clemson 
13.   Haason Reddick Linebacker  Senior  Temple 
SAVAGE: First Reese's Senior Bowl prospect off board.  Congrats to the biggest riser from our game!
14.   Derrick Barnett Defensvie End  Junior  Tennessee 
15.   Malik Hooker Safety  Junior Ohio State 
16.   Marlon Humphrey Cornerback  Junior  Alabama 
17.   Jonathan Allen Defensive Tackle Senior Alabama 
SAVAGE: Allen gets to play for his hometown team. Congrats to one of the best players in this draft, class act on/off field.
18.   Adoree Jackson Cornerback  Junior  USC 
19.   O.J. Howard Tight End  Senior  Alabama 
SAVAGE: What incredible value, getting Howard here at #19! One of cleanest players in entire draft! Congrats #88! Blessing in disguise going to Tampa! Ends up with a team on rise that has a QB (who knows how to get ball to TE)!
20.   Garett Boiles Offensive Tackle  Junior  Utah
21.   Jarrad Davis Inside Linebacker  Senior  Florida 
22.   Charles Harris  Outside Linebacker  Junior  Missouri 
23.   Evan Engram  Tight End  Senior  Ole Miss 
SAVAGE: Third Reese's Senior Bowl player off the board and second tight end. Congratulations!
24.   Gareon Conley Cornerback  Junior Ohio State 
25.   Jabrill Peppers Safety  Junior  Michigan 
26.   Takkarist McKinley Defensive End  Senior  UCLA 
27.   Tre'Davious White  Cornerback  Senior  LSU 
SAVAGE: White is the 4th Reese's Senior Bowl player off the board Congratulations #18!
28.   Taco Charlton Defensive End  Senior  Michigan 
29.   David Njoku  Tight End  Sophomore Miami 
30.   T.J. Watt  Outside Linebacker  Junior  Wisconsin 
31.   Reuben Foster  Linebacker  Senior  Alabama 
SAVAGE: Smart move by 49ers in coming up to get Foster! Maybe the most explosive defensive player in entire draft!
32. Ryan Ramczyk  Offensive Tackle  Junior  Wisconsin