Originally Posted by MARTYNAS
I don't know a thing about college ball. I just wanna say, draft pick is long term thing, and team shouldn't look what their need that day. No matter what, you need to draft best player there is.
Right, so how do you determine who the "best" player is?
If your coaching staff doesn't know how to bring a certain pick along, or he doesn't get touches, or he doesn't have a well defined role in your system, then it's entirely possible to turn a good pick into a bust.
I don't believe in "BPA" for a second. It's an oversimplified view of the matter.
In the end the pick needs to be made with a vision in mind. The coaching staff needs to look at a guy and say to themselves "he's going to be a great player, because we can see how he's going to develop, and we can see how to get him there".