Originally Posted by silverbear
Without all the off-field issues, most scouts agree that Brooks would likely have been a top 10 pick next year... (snip) I can guarantee you that Brooks will go before the 5th round...
Yup. 1st round talent is too tempting; this player is gone before the 5th round.
There will always be at least one team willing to reach for a controversial player who is thought to have a big upside (Maurice Clarett was drafted in the 3rd round).