The 2021 NFL draft is mere days away and because the clock ticks right down to April 29 the ultimate projections for this yr’s draft crop are coming in at full pace. For Florida Gators followers, there may be one specific participant that the fanbase is hinging its hopes on to develop into the highest-drafted participant at his place within the trendy period.
By all accounts, former Florida tight finish Kyle Pitts is predicted to go among the many first 10 gamers chosen, with a excessive probability of cracking the highest 5. CBS Sports activities’ author Cody Benjamin published his take on the generational expertise Saturday, with excessive expectations for him.
PROJECTED TEAM: Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK: 4th
POSITION RNK: 1st
Why are we so positive that Cincy is between Penei Sewell and Ja’Marr Chase? Pitts doesn’t assist the O-line, however he’s arguably the highest weapon of the category. The Bengals choose to attend till Spherical 2 to deal with the trenches, as a substitute giving Joe Burrow an instantaneous security valve at a place of want.
If Pitts is taken at No. 4, he would develop into the highest-drafted tight finish within the trendy period of the NFL and the best traditionally since Billy Cannon in 1960. Actually an accomplishment the Gator Nation will be pleased with.