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2011 Denver Broncos Draft Cameos: Greg Little

Wide Receiver - Greg Little, North Carolina

Height:  6'2"
Weight:  231
40yd:  4.51

Interest Level:

Private Workout:  No
Private Visit to Team Facility:  No
Attended Proday:  Yes
Other: -

Quick Take:

Another casualty in the UNC fallout, little is a supremely talented receiver who sat out 2010 due to a ruling on etra benefits handed down by the NCAA.  Little is a big, productive, do-everything receiver:  blocks, good hands, good speed, YAC, breaks tackles, and knows how to finish.  Quick feet vs. press coverage, great base for defeating the jam, great burst for plant routes and double moves.  Competes for the ball, and got plenty of chances to prove that with TJ Yates as the QB at the helm.  Produced against good defensive backs, but struggled with poor QB play.

Where He Goes in the Draft:

Middle of the 3rd round.

What is Denver's Interest In Him?


Little is an upside type of pick, with questions regarding his role in the UNC fallout, how much of  his struggles had to do with the QB, as well as how a year off will have affected his readiness to play.  Denver will likely list him for their #67, but not as a priority, and that will be the last they likely see of him barring a trade back into the late 3rd or 4th round.

Position, Name

CB Patrick Peterson

DT Marcell Dareus

QB Blaine Gabbert

Top OLB/DE Von Miller
DE Robert Quinn

DT Nick Fairley

QB Cam Newton

Middle OT Nate Solder
OT Anthony Costanzo
DE Da'Quan Bowers
DE Aldon Smith

Bottom DT/NT Phil Taylor
DE Adrian Clayborn
OG/C Danny Watkins
OLB Akeem Ayers


QB Jake Locker
QB Christian Ponder
DE Jabaal Sheard
QB Ryan Mallett
CB Brandon Harris
QB Andy Dalton

2 Middle RB Mikel LeShoure
OLB Bruce Carter
ILB Quan Sturdivant

Bottom OT Ben Ijalana
RB Daniel Thomas
DE Allen Bailey
DT Marvin Austin

Top QB Colin Kaepernick
LB Dontay Moch
3 Middle WR Greg Little


4 Middle

5 Top



[Note:  All players in the table are ranked by overall grade within their round grouping, however, the round groupings are based on where this player will likely be drafted based on where teams are currently selecting in the draft.  Therefore a player is ranked within a group by his level of ability, but players in nearby groupings may have higher or lower actual grades, despite being in a different group.  Confusing enough for you? --Styg]