The Big 12 could play an interesting role in how the 2019 NFL Draft shakes out due to so much intrigue around the early decisions.
This is the point when the 2019 NFL Draft decisions start to pour in. The last day for early declarations for the 2019 NFL Draft is Jan. 15, so we’re less than a week out from when the deadline hits. But, some of the top names across the Big 12 that aren’t even seniors yet decided to take talents to the next level before exhausting the last bit of college eligibility.
Since the 2019 NFL Draft is one of the most entertaining off-season events for fans to follow at both the college football and NFL levels, the scouting and storylines begins right at the end of the college football season. Obviously, mock drafts are something that starts well before the end of the college football season too.
The growing list of players that declared early for the 2019 NFL Draft holds some prominent names that shook up this class. Among those surprising and impactful early announcements for the 2019 NFL Draft is Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, Oregon wide receiver Dillon Mitchell, and Texas A&M running back Trayveon Williams. Those are just a few of the names of players declaring early for the 2019 NFL Draft that fit the bill of either surprising, impactful, or both.
We only have a few months left until the 2019 NFL Draft commences. That does still leave plenty of time for shakeups and storylines to alter over the course of major NFL Draft events like the NFL Combine and Senior Bowl.
You can find a complete list of the early 2019 NFL Draft decisions from every player in the nation, from 247Sports here.
Here’s a look at the definitive list of the five most impactful early decisions to declare for the 2019 NFL Draft for the Texas Longhorns around the Big 12.