Looking back through past NFL Drafts, the 6th round has delivered time and again for some quality NFL players. Of course, the most famous 6th round pick of all comes to mind, Tom Brady. Antonio Brown, who on the field – was a 6th round pick with all-time great statistics.
Other recent notable 6th round picks are Jason Kelce, Delanie Walker, Antonie Bethea, Latavius Murray, and Alfred Morris. A pretty solid list of players that went very late in their respective drafts.
Now looking at this past April’s NFL Draft, there was a few talented players that slipped through the cracks and went in the 6th round. Not to say these guys are for sure the next AB or Jason Kelce, but they could develop into quality pros given where their names were called. Let’s take a look at 3 would-be-rookie 6th round picks who are names to watch out for.