Yahoo Sports: NFL front offices are still navigating what figures to be another year of taking an unusual path to the draft.
As things stand now, the Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences remain closed for a fall season, even with some glimmers of hope that continue to crop up. Maybe they’ll play; maybe those reports turn out to be fool’s gold.
But for any NFL draft prospect who is forced to miss (or who chose to miss) the 2020 college football season, they’ll have to find ways to convince teams that having done so shouldn’t be held against them.
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert on 2021 NFL draft prospects: 'We’ll take the one that has played most recently'
For draft prospects who are closely or evenly graded, the Steelers appear to favor those who will have played in the 2020 college football season.
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