2008 NFL Draft Class: Six Players Highlight a Class To Be Remembered

Posted: 18th September 2009 by Isaac Barrow in NFL
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It's still way too early to predict how the draft of 2008 will stack up when it's all said and done. But, it has gotten off to a great start, and could some day go down as one of the best classes in NFL history. There were many great players in that draft, but six players highlight just how great that draft was.   Jake Long, OT, Michigan With the first overall pick, the Miami Dolphins were up. In 2007, the "Fins" won just one game, beating the Baltimore Ravens at home, 22-16. After the year, there had to be a chance. Immediately, the team hired Bill Parcells as executive vice president, who promptly fired most of the coaching staff, traded DE Jason Taylor, and released LB Zach Thomas. In the 2008 draft, they had many choices. Since they had lost Taylor, they would need to add a guy t ...

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