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2013 NFL Draft: Five Underrated Prospects

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Will Davis 2013 NFL Draft

Will Davis could be a mid-round steal in the 2013 NFL Draft. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Staff Writer: Oliver Thomas

The NFL draft is seven rounds for a reason: There are seven rounds of talent — and then some.

Yet while the likes of Oregon’s Dion Jordan and Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel jockey for position atop Round 1, there’s plenty of lesser known prospects who will still excel at the next level. They are what we call “Underrated.” Or if you have a way with words, “Diamonds in the Rough.”

Now just because a prospect isn’t touted doesn’t mean they’re going to go undrafted. It’s all relative to where they’re being projected in contrast with their actual value.

So which prospects fit inside these parameters?

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