BBD Staff Writer: Joseph Curtis
The Big 12 Conference has been a big producer of elite talent for years. The conference has had at least one player selected in the top five picks every year since 2009, and have accounted for 36 percent of top-five selections (9 of 25) in that five-year span.
The Big 12 has also produced draft depth in addition to elite talent. 22 Big 12 players were selected in the 2013 NFL draft, which tied for fourth with the Big Ten Conference.
Let’s take a look at some of the sleeper prospects of the Big 12 who could help make up that depth in the 2014 NFL draft.