1994. Marshall Faulk (Pick: Dan Wilkinson)
Dan “Big Daddy” Wilkinson was the headliner leading up to the 1994 NFL Draft, but running back Marshall Faulk, who was taken second overall by the Indianapolis Colts, was unquestionably the best player to come out of that group. In a class that featured Hall of Fame offensive lineman Larry Allen and three-time Super Bowl champion Willie McGinest, Faulk outshined everyone taken that year.
Faulk was three-time Offensive Player of the Year, the NFL’s MVP in 2001, and the only running back in NFL history with 12,000 rushing yards and 6,000 receiving yards.