Third of a nine-part series previewing the NFL draft. Today: offensive line.
By BOB McGINN
If the NFL draft had been conducted in January, as it often was through 1975, guard Quenton Nelson of Notre Dame and tackle Orlando Brown of Oklahoma would no doubt have profited.
Nelson probably would have gone off almost unchallenged as one of the greatest guards to enter the league in years. Brown probably would have been drafted high in the first round, too.
Back then, there was no combine in which hundreds of scouts and coaches from NFL teams view mass auditions of players at one locatio...
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