Packers 2018 Draft: Top 10 overrated prospects in this year’s class

BOISE, ID - OCTOBER 15: Wide receiver Michael Gallup
BOISE, ID - OCTOBER 15: Wide receiver Michael Gallup /
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4. Ronald Jones, RB, USC

Everywhere you turn, you can hear somebody comparing Jones to Jamaal Charles because of their similar builds and the fact that the junior is quick and has the COD skills that made him a premiere home-run threat as a collegian.

But how does that translate at the next level? A team that takes him anywhere in the first or second rounds will (and should) expect No. 25 to be a feature back. But RJ, at about 200 pounds, while electrifying, doesn’t move the pile and can’t be expected to carry the ball 20 times.

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Although he has the kind of upside that is making some fans drool over him, he can easily become the next Ameer Abdullah or Paul Perkins, satellite players that occasionally flash, but aren’t sustaining ball carriers.

3. Connor Williams, G, Texas

The three-year starter brings power and balance to the table while also demonstrating the ability to quickly get into his sets. But should he be a top-15 or even a top-20 pick?

The 33-inch arm length is less than ideal and partially explains why Williams was vulnerable at times against the outside rush. And further complicating matters are both his lack of overall consistency and technique as a pass protector in that the Big 12 product has lost his share of battles versus the bull rush.

The junior’s history of knee issues, including a sprained MCL, ACL and cartilage tear, is another red flag.

Williams may wind up being a tremendous guard, but there are too many questions for him to be taken as high as some people are suggesting.