With the 2016 NFL Draft almost upon us (April 28th) — NFL teams are working around the clock to determine which college players are best suited to excel at the pro level. Unfortunately, for NFL franchises and their fans, things don’t always go according to plan… Over the past 20 years, there has been a long list of colossal draft busts. For every Peyton Manning and Andrew Luck, you’re 10 times more likely to end up with a Ryan Leaf or Vince Young. Or … God Forbid … JaMarcus Russell!!!
Although nobody is perfect, and certain events are impossible to predict (such as freak injuries) — it’s crystal clear that a majority of the players on this list never had a chance of surviving in the NFL. So sit back and relax, as we guide you through the 20 worst draft picks of the past 20 years.