If we thought the draft process was unusual last year, we are in for a treat in 2021. Last year, really on pro days were affected with the draft going virtual. This year, however, the NFL Scouting Combine was all but canceled. That means no centralized location for teams to get all the information they can on 300+ prospects. That also means the 2021 Senior Bowl just became that much more important for some prospects to showcase their skillsets to the NFL.
The Senior Bowl is the premier all-star game of the offseason where every NFL is highly represented. It is where all the top senior draft prospects get one last chance to play with their college logo on the side of their helmets. More importantly, however, it’s the first true chance for draft prospects to work closely with an NFL coaching staff. Naturally, every prospect that shows up in Mobile has something to prove to scouts across the league. That being said, there are definitely prospects with more to gain with a good week of practice. Here are the five 2021 NFL Draft prospects with the most to gain at the 2021 Senior Bowl: