NFL Draft Analyst: These 2 Players Could Be “Surprise” First-Round Picks

first_imgA general photo taken at the NFL Draft.ARLINGTON, TX – APRIL 26: The Dallas Cowboys war room is seen on a video board during the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft at AT&T Stadium on April 26, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)The 2019 NFL Draft sits just under two weeks away. As NFL teams make their final preparations for the draft, analysts are making their final predictions for what will happen come April 25.One draft analyst named two potential surprise first-round picks.Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller revealed the two names that could jump into the first round, despite not going first round in mock drafts.Here’s who to look for:Greg Little, OT, Ole MissLonnie Johnson, CB, KentuckyLittle started the 2018 college football season as a potential first-round pick, but struggled to stand out. He then had a poor showing at the combine, but a need at the offensive tackle position could “cause a team to panic” and select Little in the first round.Miller suggested a run on corners could happen late in the first round, precipitating a team to make a bold play for Lonnie Johnson. After a strong combine and individual workouts for teams, Johnson could be on the rise heading into the draft in Nashville.The Seattle Seahawks surprised when the team selected running back Rashaad Penny in the first round in 2018. The Pittsburgh Steelers were the other team to make a surprise selection, with safety Terrell Edmunds.Who will be a surprise this year?last_img