A pick after fellow tight end Gerald Everett became the latest member of the Los Angeles Rams, the Chicago Bears used the 45th overall selection to pick Adam Shaheen. Out of tiny Ashland, he becomes the highest drafted player in school history.
With the 44th overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Los Angeles Rams selected former South Alabama tight end Gerald Everett in an attempt to give last year’s first overall pick Jared Goff more offensive weapons.
Tennessee turned a lot of heads when they used their third-round pick to grab tight end Jonnu Smith at 100 overall. Smith is the latest offensive weapon to join the Marcus party in the Music City.
Evan Engram was drafted 23rd overall by the New York Giants, adding yet another weapon for Eli Manning and Coach Ben McAdoo’s offense.
David Njoku was drafted 29th overall by the Cleveland Browns. After selecting edge rusher Myles Garrett 1st overall and safety Jabrill Peppers at 25, the Browns traded back into the first round to address the offensive side of the ball. While Cleveland has a bevy of draft capital to play with,
O.J. Howard was drafted 19th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, providing another weapon for quarterback Jameis Winston to utilize in a revamped Tampa Bay offense.
While the likes of David Njoku, Evan Engram and Gerald Everett have moved up and down draft boards (apparently) since the evaluation process began, one player has remained firmly atop the tight end charts and firmly a top-10 selection. That player is Alabama TE O.J. Howard. After a glittering college
The NFL combine and pro days are in the books. We’ve compiled scout-based rookie rankings. And we’ve created or updated predictive models for QB success, RB success, WR success, and TE success. Now it’s time for the RotoViz analysts to
While most tight end prospects actually play the position on occasion…well, most of the time, really…Ole Miss TE Evan Engram spent most of his college career as a matchup nightmare all over the formation.
The University of Miami has been the proving ground for a host of tight end prospects before they entered the pros, with the likes of Jeremy Shockey, Greg Olsen and Jimmy Graham passing through Coral Gables. With that in mind, may I present David Njoku.