When I scouted in the NFL, I often compared draft prospects with current or former NFL players. It's a fun exercise, although not always fair. I can't tell you how many times I've heard the "Jim Brown reminds me of so-and-so" comp. No draft prospect is going to mirror that Hall of Famer's dazzlingly successful career. So, with that in mind, here are 20 notable draft prospects and the first NFL player who popped into my head as a comparison. Each prospect shares some characteristics with his NFL comp.
The NFL Draft is scheduled April 23-25 in Las Vegas.