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In the 2012 NFL draft, Andrew Luck stood above the rest of the class as a near-perfect prospect. Many considered him the best since John Elway or Peyton Manning. Luck, as a college quarterback entering the NFL, was perfection. That allowed him to be head and shoulders above the other top players in that group—including Robert Griffin III and Trent Richardson.
What does Luck have to do with the 2017 draft class?
When I asked an NFL general manager this week how good Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is, he brought up that 2012 class and how far Luck was ahead of the pack.