Greg Little, OT, Ole Miss
It’s hard to see the name Greg Little and not have some bad flashbacks if you’re a Cleveland fan. However, this Greg Little is nothing like the receiver who played for the Browns from 2011 through 2013. The former wideout was a second-round pick who never truly lived up to his status whereas this Greg Little is one of the top offensive linemen in the draft.
In fact, there was a point where many experts though the Ole Miss tackle could be the first left tackle taken on April 25. Now, there are doubts he will be selected at all that first night.
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Little saw his stock drop the more his final collegiate season went on. He had issues in the run game and despite being 6-foot-5 and 310-pounds, he often didn’t play with the power necessary to get the job done.
Still, he seemed like he could sneak into the later portion of the first round — until he showed up at the Scouting Combine. Little looked out of shape and moved slowly in the drills which was reminiscent of what happened with Oklahoma’s Orlando Brown in 2018.
What we should learn from last year is Brown ended up playing well for the Baltimore Ravens, who simply got a starting tackle later than he should have gone. The same can be true here as Little is a capable player, all you have to do is turn on the film to see this.
The question becomes where he ends up starting. He could push either Greg Robinson or Chris Hubbard. Or he could end up sitting behind both and taking over in 2020. Either way, Little is a player who could start day one if needed.