2016 NFL Draft: Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl

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* RB Devontae Booker was considered a 2nd-3rd round pick before a meniscus tear late in the season.

#41 ILB Jared Norris (6’1 | 240 | 4.74)

2nd-team All-Pac 12 this year after leading the Utes with 86 tackles as their middle linebacker. Norris is a two-year starter who showed good versatility playing OLB as a junior and again leading the team with 116 tackles. He is primarily a run stopper with the ability to both slip and shed blockers and really hit. Norris’ lack of speed limits his coverage ability, but he makes up for it with good instincts and awareness. Norris is a guy Bears fans should keep an eye on as he could be a good fit at ILB in Vic Fangio’s scheme.

Projection: 4th round

#60 C Sioasi Aiono (6’2 | 310 | 5.28)

Was named to the preseason Rimington Trophy list as one of the nation’s top centers and was a big reason for Utah’s success running the football early in the season. The loss of Booker obviously hurt their ground attack, but Aiono played well this season. He’s shorter than ideal, but has long arms and used them well in pass protection giving up only one sack in 2014. Aiono has the strength to open running lanes inside and moves well despite his bulk showing the ability to pull and get to the 2nd level.

Projection: 6th round