Originally posted on Total Sports Blog  |  Last updated 4/25/13
Well, the day is finally here. Today is the beginning of the 2013 NFL Draft. As a NFL nut, this is one of my favorite times of the year. Not only today with the first round, but I also enjoy the next two days. The later rounds in the draft are much more faster paced, there are many trades, and it is fun to see where my sleeper picks end up. These are the last of my sleepers for the 2013 NFL Draft: Johnathan Franklin from UCLA, Quanterus Smith of Western Kentucky, and Rogers Gaines of Tennessee State. Johnathan Franklin, RB UCLA In today’s NFL, I am a big fan of not drafting the running back position early. While they are sometimes hard to predict, there are always backs taken in the middle to late rounds who turn out to produce for teams. I think that Franklin has a good chance to be one of those guys. He has good size for a back (5’10, 205 lbs.), has been a very productive runner at a high level in college, and has good speed (4.49 40 yard dash). Franklin has made many defenders ...
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