The 2023 NFL draft begins on Thursday night at Union Station in Kansas City. For some of the top college football players around the country, it represents the culmination of a lifetime of work – making it to the highest level of the sport. However, not too long ago those same players were trying to make a name for themselves playing high school football.
This year there will be 31 picks in the first round of the draft – the Miami Dolphins forfeited theirs thanks to their shenanigans tampering with both Tom Brady and Sean Payton while they were under contract with other teams. So, let’s take a look at the consensus big board top 31 prospects in this draft class and where they played their high school ball.