All Tennessee fans know Derek Barnett hasn’t gotten the type of respect as other defensive ends in this year’s NFL Draft.
Sure, Myles Garrett and Soloman Thomas tested off the charts at the NFL Combine and wow’d scouts a second time at their respective Pro-Days. But, stats show that Barnett is the only one in the trio with three-straight double-digit sack seasons. And, Barnett had more sacks in 2016 (13) than Thomas did in his two Stanford career (12).
Some NFL Draft experts think Garrett and Thomas could be the first two overall picks taken on April 27. However, one prominent NFL Network analyst had a bold prediction about the NFL careers of Garrett and Derek Barnett.
Bold statement ahead… pic.twitter.com/i3XdeVzjvE
— NFL Network (@nflnetwork) April 21, 2017
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