Seventh of a nine-part series previewing the NFL draft. Today: linebackers.
By BOB McGINN
No NFL draft in the last 25 years has had two top linebacker prospects as tall as Virginia Tech’s Tremaine Edmunds and Boise State’s Leighton Vander Esch.
Few drafts have had two better players from the Southeastern Conference at linebacker than Georgia’s Roquan Smith and Alabama’s Rashaan Evans, who dueled in the FBS championship game in January.
As much as general managers would like to see a better supply of pass rushers and cover guys on their boards, at least all is not lost on the defens...
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