Western Michigan cornerback Sam Beal is petitioning the NCAA to turn into eligible for the NFL’s supplemental draft subsequent month, when he may turn into the highest-selected participant because the Cleveland Browns used a second-round supplemental choose on Baylor huge receiver Josh Gordon in 2012, per league sources.
The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Beal already was projected as one of many prime picks within the 2019 NFL draft. If he had been in subsequent month’s supplemental draft, NFL personnel individuals imagine he seemingly could be picked someplace within the first three rounds.
Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander, who was dominated academically ineligible earlier than being thrown off his group, is making use of for the supplemental draft and can be a candidate to be picked as properly.
Because the supplemental draft was created in 1977 solely 43 gamers have been chosen. Beal is poised to turn into the 44th.