Thursday night's first round of the NFL Draft left us scratching our heads at all the big names that went from sure-fire stars to tumbling out of the first round. Geno Smith.
. Manti Te'o. At one point or another in the past year, these guys were all first-round locks. Instead, they went into Friday's second round still waiting to hear their names called, losing out on the insta-fortune for early first-round picks. But what if their stocks had never plummeted? Our friends at CollegeFootballNews.com took a stab at predicting how the 2013 NFL Draft
would've gone if the 2012 college football season had never happened
. The results are pretty interesting. You may remember Barkley was a can't-miss quarterback coming off the 2011 college football campaign and was No. 1 in many early 2013 mock drafts. He's a Raider in this scenario. Congrats?
-- the South Carolina running back star who ripped up his knee in 2012 -- goes No. 5 to the
in CFN's mock. Yeesh. On second thought, maybe it'll work out better for all those guys in the long run. Check out the rest of the fantasy scenario