Ranking the Top 10 Players from the 2014 NFL Draft

Khalil Mack, 2014 NFL Draft
Khalil Mack, 2014 NFL Draft /
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#3. Khalil Mack

Mack’s journey to NFL stardom began during his college days at the University of Buffalo, where he showcased his ability as a talented pass rusher. In his senior year, he captivated scouts with his performances, earning the prestigious Jack Lambert Award as the best linebacker in college football. Ultimately, the Raiders took a gamble on the small school prospect with the 5th overall pick in the draft and the rest is history.

The 2018 season proved to be a career-defining year for Mack, as he was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. His dominance on the field was unquestionable, as he tallied 12.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, and an interception returned for a touchdown. His impact on the Bears’ defense was immeasurable, propelling the team to new heights and earning him widespread acclaim as one of the league’s premier defensive players.

Khalil has played for the Raiders, Bears, and Chargers but one thing remains abundantly clear. Whatever uniform he wears, he is an absolute force for offenses to have to deal with. His rare combination of speed, bend, and sheer power is a nightmare for tackles. With his career of 84.5 sacks and still counting, Mack will most likely be wearing a gold jacket in the near future.