With the 2013 NFL Draft only a day away, the staff of Writing Illini gives their opinions about which Illinois player in the 2013 NFL Draft will have the better overall NFL career.
Ricky: When it’s all said and done, I believe that Michael Buchanan has the best chance out of any Illinois prospect of having the better NFL career. He has the skills to be an effective pass rusher on the outside. He covers a lot of ground off the edge and has one of the better first steps in the class. Only thing he needs to do is add size and strength. If he gets bigger and stronger, he’ll be a force to be reckoned with in the NFL.
Austin: Terry Hawthorne sticks out to me as the best Illini prospect right now. He needs a bit of polishing as a cornerback, but I feel like his ceiling is so high to be a solid cornerback.
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