Leak still hasn't convinced doubters
One of the greatest debates surrounding the NFL draft is potential versus production. Should a general manager place a higher premium on talent than intangibles? And to what extent? It's not an easy question. The speed and power at the NFL level are far greater, so players need a certain level of natural ability to succeed. On the flip side, schemes and game plans are more complicated, so even a great athlete will struggle if he can't make the necessary mental adjustments.
Two of the players we've tracked this season -- Florida QB Chris Leakand Cal CB Daymeion Hughes -- are prime subjects for that debate. Both have had strong collegiate careers but could have a hard time making a similar impact at the NFL level.
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