Path to the Pros 2017

Follow the journey of 24 top NFL Draft prospects as they prepare themselves for the biggest moment of their lives, all in hopes of accomplishing their dream of playing professional football.

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How a Support Crew Named 'The Dream Team' Helped Houston Texans DB Treston Decoud Escape a Life of Violence and Make it to the NFL

Treston Decoud saw wasted potential. He saw families torn apart. He saw the impact of crime on friends and loved ones in his hometown of Covington, Lo...

By: Brandon Hall

Utah LB Pita Taumoepenu's Incredible Journey From Tongan Fruit Farmer To NFL Draft Prospect

When Pita Taumoepenu caught his first glimpse of American football, he was 17 years old. He didn't know a lick of English, but he knew he liked what h...

By: Brandon Hall

Ultra-Athletic Michigan DE Chris Wormley Is Ready To Attack The NFL

Michigan's defense was suffocating last season. The team allowed just 3,032 yards, lowest in the FBS. Their 12.5 points allowed per game ranked sec...

By: Brandon Hall

How T.J. Watt Transitioned From Tight End to a Top NFL Linebacker Prospect

T.J. Watt's football career hasn't always been easy. The former Wisconsin linebacker lost two seasons to injury and had to abruptly switch positions f...

By: Andy Haley

How TCU DE Josh Carraway Transformed Himself From A Two-Star Recruit To A Top Pass-Rusher in The 2017 NFL Draft

It's a defensive coordinator's worst nightmare—the opposing quarterback hanging out in the pocket cool as a cucumber, casually waiting for routes to...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Path to the Pros 2017

2017 Path to the Pros: Chris Wormley, Michigan DE

Chris Wormley, an Ohio boy who crossed state lines to play for rival Michigan, is hoping to take his all-business approach to the NFL.

2017 Path to the Pros: T.J. Watt, Wisconsin LB

Former Wisconsin LB T.J. Watt is chasing his NFL dream by grinding through intense workouts in the gym and by following the advice of his All-Pro big brother J.J.

2017 Path to the Pros: Boom Williams, Kentucky RB

Former Kentucky running back Boom Williams share the struggles he's overcome to accomplish his dreams of joining the NFL.

2017 Path to the Pros: Davis Webb, Cal QB

Former Cal QB Davis Webb has been a captain at nearly every stop of his amateur football career. His elite leadership combined with his commitment to preparation presents an attractive option for NFL teams.

2017 Path to the Pros: Travis Rudolph, Florida State WR

Former Florida State receiver Travis Rudolph came to college as a five-star recruit burdened with big expectations. Thanks to his humble attitude and tireless work ethic, he's now on his way to the NFL.