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From overlooked to the NFL draft

For Derrick Lock, Randall Cobb and Jerrel Jernigan, the dream is about to come true

Originally Published: April 28, 2011
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting

For players like A.J. Green, Julio Jones and Patrick Peterson, there was little doubt coming out of high school that they would one day hear their name called in the NFL draft.

They were top 10 players coming out of high school with offers to just about every school, and barring injuries, it just seemed inevitable they'd walk across the stage at Radio City Music Hall, shake the commissioner's hand and hold a jersey up as they are expected to do on Thursday night.

But for every sure ...

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