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Most underrated prospects in 2024 NFL Draft, including Michael Penix Jr.

Most underrated prospects
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We recently rolled out our most overrated prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft, but now it’s time to focus on the most underrated prospects of the upcoming draft class. Of course, we won’t truly know whether an athlete is underrated or overrated until they hit the field, and even then, sometimes it takes years to determine their ability to play at an NFL level.

However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of athletes who have been disrespected by the media, whether it’s in NFL Draft prospect rankings or other various reports indicating a player’s draft stock. Let’s dive into the most underrated players in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Michael Penix Jr., quarterback, Washington Huskies

Most underrated prospects in 2024 NFL Draft, Michael Penix Jr.
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Spencer Rattler, quarterback, South Carolina

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Joe Milton, quarterback, Tennessee

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Trey Benson, running back, Florida State

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Brenden Rice, wide receiver, USC

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Ben Sinnott, tight end, Kansas State

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Christian Haynes, guard, Connecticut

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Chop Robinson, EDGE, Penn State

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Nate Wiggins, cornerback, Clemson

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Tyler Nubin, safety, Minnesota

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