The tight finish class for the 2024 NFL Draft is not thought-about overly nice, however it is going to function one of the extremely regarded prospects on the place we have seen in fairly a while: Brock Bowers.
The College of Georgia product is projected by some to go as excessive as fifth general to the Los Angeles Chargers. Kyle Pitts in 2021 is the one different tight finish in NFL historical past to be drafted inside the Prime 5.
Rob Gronkowski dwarfs Brock Bowers in image
Though Bowers’ draft inventory is powerful, it might have taken successful on Thursday when he met Rob Gronkowski and a photograph was taken of the 2.
Followers have been bowled over by how large Gronkowski seemed subsequent to Bowers, with many starting to second-guess their excessive draft evaluations of Bowers.
Gronkowski was listed at 6-foot-6, 265 kilos throughout his taking part in days. Bowers is listed at 6-foot-4, 240 kilos. It is a big distinction, nevertheless it needs to be famous that Gronk is not like the opposite tight ends. He dwarfs nearly everybody.
Sam LaPorta, the All-Professional rookie tight finish in 2023, is 6-foot-3, 245 kilos. Trey McBride, the highest-drafted tight finish in 2022 and a breakout star this season, is 6-foot-4, 246 kilos. So Bowers is not small; Gronk is simply huge.
Contemplating Bowers put up 2,776 whole yards and 31 touchdowns over three seasons in faculty, odds are he will likely be simply superb within the NFL. He has after-catch abilities that even Gronkowski would envy.