Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

17 Jul 2012

Andy Staples' College Mock Draft

This idea is so ridiculous that it is awesome. What if you tore up all of college football's rosters and had every team draft from the available scholarship players? Jadeveon Clowney is now on Texas-San Antonio. Matt Barkley gets to be quarterback at UMass. Wicked absurdity.

Posted by: Aaron Schatz on 17 Jul 2012

8 comments, Last at 19 Jul 2012, 6:34pm by dbostedo


by Theo :: Tue, 07/17/2012 - 5:16pm

What if I told you, you can just stay away from football in the off season?
You can take the red pill and you will not be bothered by one thought of football until the pre season starts.
You can take the blue pill, you wake up in your bed and read whatever you want to read.

by Kevin from Philly :: Tue, 07/17/2012 - 7:46pm

Do not try and study football in July. That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth: There is no football in July.

by Lell87 :: Tue, 07/17/2012 - 8:54pm


by mrbusche :: Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:45pm

you know what would prevent people from writing these articles? If you didn't read them or comment. Even if it brings out people who hate these articles, clicks are still clicks.

by dbostedo :: Thu, 07/19/2012 - 6:34pm

Why would you want to prevent people from writing these articles?

by justanothersteve :: Tue, 07/17/2012 - 11:16pm

Not awesome. Just ridiculous. I'm sure there will be some that enjoy this. That's why there's public access TV - even late at night.

by Drunkmonkey :: Wed, 07/18/2012 - 6:42am

I found it to be an interesting time-waster. It's not like there's anything better to do at work, and it was an interesting exercise.

That being said, this was basically a way to recognize the best players in college football right now, who play for the biggest teams (the first non-BCS, Notre Dame, or TCU player selected was at 52), and really has no meaning without a full team. Selecting one player does not a franchise make.

by Revenge of the NURBS (not verified) :: Wed, 07/18/2012 - 8:37am

"Selecting one player does not a franchise make."

Exactly. Wake me up when this guy does a full 75 round draft.