(Kawann Short may be 1st B1G player drafted - just not in 1st round)
As the nation tunes in to the 1st round of the NFL Draft in just a few days, those of us in Big Ten country will be glued to our TV's, hoping our respective teams get the player we want - but we'll also be keeping an eye on our favorite college team to see where those players get selected. Well, don't hold your breath for that to happen on Thursday night at all.
The Big Ten is likely to get skunked in the 1st round of the draft, something that hasn't happened since well before what you and I know as the NFL existed, as in it hasn't happened since 1953 (nearly 20 years before the AFL-NFL merger). You know, basically before any of us that are reading this or writing this were born or likely a glimmer in our parents or grandparents eyes.
Should this give us cause for concern as Big Ten fans or is there another reason for this? Well, it's a lot more of the latter if you ask us. First off Taylor Lewan of Michigan coming back for his senior year made sure that a sure-fire 1st rounder will wait another year to hear his name called and he'll likely be a top 10 pick in the 2014 NFL draft barring anything crazy happening.no comments