With Florida State Pro Day now complete, there is a more clear picture on where Florida State Football players will get drafted. Here are where major websites are predicting where 'Noles will get selected in the 2016 NFL Draft.
Mock Drafts used: Walter Football, Draftsite.com, NFL.com, NFL Draft Geek
DB Jalen Ramsey: High: Round 1 Pick 1 | Low: Round 1 Pick 5 | Average: Top 3
Ramsey is a consensus top-5 pick, and could possibly be the second consecutive first overall selection from Florida State (Jameis Winston 2015). Whether he is put at cornerback or safety, the Tennessee native will make a huge impact and is already NFL ready. The captain finished the year with a team leading 10 pass break-ups and four tackles for loss with a fumble recovery touchdown. He started all 41 games during his tenure at Florida State and was named co-defensive MVP following last season.
K Roberto Aguayo: High: Round 4 Pick 2 | Low: Later than round 5 | Average: Day 3
There were talks following the 2014 season that Aguayo could be the first kicker drafted in the first round since fellow Seminole Sebastian Janikowski. His 2015 season, although still great, did not live up to the expectations. His value in the NFL is very high with the new extra point rule with PATs now at 33 yards. In his career, the kicker has never missed from within 40 yards. In interviews following his Pro Day workout, Aguayo said that teams have told him they project him to go between rounds 2-4.
DL Georgio Newberry: High: Round 6 Pick 29 | Low: Undrafted | Average: Late Day 3
After bouncing around both lines of scrimmage at his time in Tallahassee, Newberry found his place at defensive tackle, having a nice 2015 campaign. The senior used his size last season and had six pass breakups which was most in the ACC amongst defensive linemen. He was invited to a postseason senior game, the Tropic Bowl All-Star game, and can serve as some nice depth insurance on an NFL team.
LB Terrance Smith: High: Round 6 Pick 33 | Low: Undrafted | Average: Late Day 3
Although projected to go undrafted, Lawrence-Stample should find himself signing with an NFL team at the conclusion of the draft. He earned some accolades for his 2015 performance including All-ACC First Team by the coaches and All-ACC Second Team by the media. He started 12 games last season, setting career highs with 36 tackles and 2.5 sacks.
DB Lamarcus Brutus: Undrafted
Brutus put his name on the radar some NFL teams with his outstanding pro day performance last week that could earn him a draft spot. If he were to get selected, it wouldn't be before day 3. He finished the 2015 season third on the team with 68 tackles and intercepted two passes.
DB Javien Elliott: Undrafted
Elliott has had a magical season to say the least. The former walk-on earned a scholarship last summer and after not playing prior to 2015, participated in 12 games. He finished with 37 tackles, four tackles for loss and an interception. The defensive back was not expected to get drafted and was a long shot following the season, but turned heads with his 4.41 40-yard dash time during his Pro Day workout.
LB Reggie Northrup: Undrafted
After suffering a torn ACL in the College Football Playoff game against Oregon, Northrup came back healthy, and stayed healthy, playing in all 13 games. He led the 'Noles for the second consecutive year with 94 tackles and had two pass breakups in the game against Florida. Just as Elliott, Northrup showed off his strength at Pro Day, completing 24 bench press reps at 225 lbs.
QB Everett Golson: Undrafted
Everett Golson did not participate in Florida State's pro day, opting to go to Notre Dame to complete it. Before leaving the team prior to the Peach Bowl, the graduate transfer led FSU to a 6-1 record in games he started, and had a stretch of 30 quarters and 200 pass attempts where he did not commit a turnover. In all, Golson finished in the top-10 amongst the ACC with 1,749 passing yards, 147 pass completions and 219 pass attempts.