The Top Prospects From Each College in Colorado

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Here’s a look into Colorado’s top college prospects that the Denver Broncos and other NFL teams should consider.

The NFL Draft is April 25-27 and multiple Colorado players are hoping to hear their name called.

While there are multiple prospects from some schools let’s explore the top prospect from each Division I football program in Colorado.

University of Colorado – Evan Worthington

Position: Safety

Prospect Grade (via 5.75 – Chance to be a Starter

Attended the East-West Shrine Game (injury prevented playing)

Career Stats: 128 Tackles, 10 TFL, 2 Sacks, 4 INT, 1 FR, 1 FF in two seasons at FBS

Best Trait: Defensive awareness of where the ball is and getting to it quickly

Colorado State University – Olabisi Johnson

Position: Receiver

Prospect Grade: 5.47 – Special Teams Player Potential

Played in the NFLPA Senior Bowl

Career Stats: 125 Catches, 2019 Yards, 16.2 Yard Avg, 11 TD in four seasons at FBS

Best Trait: Ability to make spectacular catches in traffic, sidelines, and endzone

University of Northern Colorado – Alex Wesley

Position: Receiver

Position Grade: 5.35 – Special Teams Player Potential

Attended the Senior Bowl (injury prevented playing, but still practiced)

Career Stats: 150 Catches, 2,671 Yards, 17.8 Yard Avg, 17 TD in four seasons at FCS

Best Trait: A deep route specialist who can get open and gain big yards

Air Force Academy – Austin Cutting

Position: Long Snapper

Position Grade: N/a

Played in the NFLPA Senior Bowl

Best Trait: Consistency and strength

Honorable Mention: Colorado School of Mines – Brody Oliver

Position: Receiver

Position Grade: N/a since he did not get a combine invite, but did perform at UNC’s Pro Day

Played in the East-West Shrine Game

Career Stats: 206 Catches, 3,676 Yards, 17.8 Yard Avg, 57 TD in four seasons at Division II

Best Trait: Despite a Division II career Brody not only gains yards consistency, but his numbers are dominating compared to other players at his level.

Despite these Colorado notables being heavy on the receiver position, each player on this list has the capability to produce as a special teams player or better.