The 2023 NFL Draft starts on thursday night at Union Station in Kansas City. For some of the best college football players across the country, it represents the culmination of a lifetime of work — reaching the sport’s highest level. However, it wasn’t too long ago that these same players were trying to make a name for themselves playing high school football.
There will be 31 picks in the first round of the draft this year – The Miami Dolphins lost their thanks to their handling of Tom Brady and Sean Payton while they were under contract with other teams. So let’s look at the consensus top 31 big board prospects in that draft class and where they played their high school ball.