NFL.com’s “16 for ’16” series, which ranks the next NFL offensive and defensive stars from the college ranks, is laden with current SEC players.
Of the 32 total players, 12 are from the SEC. There are representatives from Alabama (4), Florida (2), LSU (2), Tennessee (2), Missouri (1) and Texas A&M (1).
Moreover, the SEC boasts the top projected playmakers for both offense and defense.
Here’s where the SEC players are ranked:
14. Jamal Adams, DB, LSU
12. Jalen Tabor, CB, Florida
11. Tim Williams, LB, Alabama
9. Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee
6. Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida
5. Charles Harris, DE, Missouri
3. Jonathan Allen, DE, Alabama
1. Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M
14. Calvin Ridley, WR, Alabama
13. Jalen Hurd, RB, Tennessee
12. Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama
1. Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU
It will be interesting to see just how many SEC stars on this list continue their ascent at the next level.