Shannon Sharpe Says Alabama is WRU
Hall of Fame tight end and co-host of "Undisputed" on FS1 Shannon Sharpe took to Twitter to give his thoughts on the WRU debate.
The Atlanta Falcons traded up from the No. 27 pick to No. 6 to draft Julio Jones in 2011. Jones has put together a Hall of Fame career through 10 seasons in the NFL, he is a seven-time Pro Bowl and five-time All-Pro selection. Jones holds NFL records for most games with 250+ yards receiving, most seasons averaging 100+ yards per game and consecutive seasons with 1,300 receiving yards. And he owns virtually every Falcons receiving record.
His teammate, Calvin Ridley was selected in the first round in 2018. Ridley had a breakout season in 2020, he led the NFL in completed air yards with 1,097 in 2020. 72.2% of his catches went for first downs. Ridley would also earned Second-team All-pro honors.
The Raiders used the No. 4 overall pick to draft Amari Cooper in 2015. Cooper has produced back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons with the Dallas Cowboys in 2019 and 2020. He also had back-to-back 1,000 yard seasons with the Raiders to start his career.
Henry Ruggs III was went No. 12 to the Las Vegas Raiders and Jerry Jeudy went No. 15 to the Denver Broncos in last year's NFL draft. Ruggs averaged 17.4 yards per reception and Jeudy hauled in 55 receptions for 856 yards and three touchdowns as rookies.
Cam Sims also had a breakout season in 2020. After spending his first two seasons on IR and the practice squad, Sims reeled in 32 receptions for 477 yards, and one touchdown for Washington.
DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle are both projected as first-round picks in this months NFL draft.