5 highlight for LA Rams to follow Day 1 of NFL Combine

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If you love to follow the NFL Draft, you probably know much of what I'm about to share. But even if you have a handle on all of the comings and goings throughout the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine, even an article may trigger memories or perspectives about prospects that give a better three-dimensional picture

We may have made the point that this draft class may not jump off the page with obvious NFL elite star talent, but that is not to say that this is not an exciting and talented draft class. In many ways, the top tier rookies are just as impressive as past drafts. If there is a story to be told, it's the perception that the rest of the field continues to gain ground on those top and elite prospects.

Raw athleticism was once very rare. But with the advances of sports medicine and the proliferation of data as the internet grants access to almost everyone, prospects from all walks of life and football programs are far more prepared to impress NFL scouts, analysts, and personnel executives. How crazy has this year's rookie draft class become? One prospect has already drawn comparisons to LA Rams All-Pro defensive lineman Aaron Donald, and he may not be among the Top-10 defensive linemen on many NFL teams' draft boards.

That's just nuts.

But nuts is the name of the game right now. NFL fans everywhere forego the many history lessons of the difficulties facing young rookie prospects at successful forging their NFL careers. Right now, all rookies are believed to be future stars in professional football. But even those prospects who display the athleticism and football production that warrant a first-round selection face challenging conditions at converting from collegiate football to competing in the NFL.

But, for the moment, we all push that aside, and revel in the glory, excitement, and optimism that each potential NFL player instills when we see what they can do at the track meet known as the NFL Scouting Combine. Now, you are not hear to read about the NFL marketing strategy of promoting the NFL combine each year. Let's dive in and talke about the names of prospects who are the talk of the NFL right now: