With the NFL draft only nine days away, pigskin prognosticators have been gazing into their football-shaped crystal balls to try to predict where college superstars such as Matt Leinart and Vince Young will start their pro career. One of the hottest draft topics is none other than Memphis own DeAngelo Williams, rated by many as the second best back in the draft, behind only Heisman-trophy winner Reggie Bush. NFL guru Len Pasquarelli analyzes DeAngelo in this ESPN article and offers this commentary: (Williams is) arguably the best running back in the 2006 draft that most serious fans have never even seen play, and a virtual unknown to casual observers
Don Banks over at Sports Illustrated has DeAngelo going to the Carolina Panthers and the Titans taking Vince Young in their latest mock draft. Check it out here.