The NFL Draft is approaching, but first players and teams will have a chance to meet in Indianapolis for the Scouting Combine at the end of February.

Sports Betting in Big Ten Country

There is big news coming to the upcoming 2022-23 Big Ten football season (and NFL season). Ohio online sports betting and Maryland sports betting are on the way.

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Still, many NFL analysts are putting together their initial mock drafts, and unsurprisingly, there are a few former Big Ten stars in the mix to be selected in the first round. analyst and former Washington Redskins GM Charley Casserly released his first-round mock draft on Tuesday, and he has five B1G athletes going on day one, as you can see below:

  • No. 3 — Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State — Indianapolis Colts
  • No. 9 — Denzel Ward, CB, Ohio State — San Francisco 49ers
  • No. 21 — Billy Price, C, Ohio State — Buffalo Bills
  • No. 22 — Josh Jackson, CB, Iowa — Buffalo Bills
  • No. 25 — James Daniels, OL, Iowa — Tennessee Titans

These next couple of months will be important, but there are plenty of great B1G athletes out there for the taking.