Jonathan Crompton was called a lot of things during his playing days at the University of Tennessee, some of them not so nice at times.
Now, one draft analyst is calling him the second-best quarterback available in the upcoming NFL Draft. More than a half-dozen teams, meanwhile, have lined up visits for Crompton after the NFL Combine snubbed him despite his impressive senior season. He's on a West Coast tour of teams this week.
But with names such as Oklahoma's Sam Bradford, Notre Dame's Jimmy Clausen, Florida's Tim Tebow and Colt McCoy of Texas dominating the conversations among quarterbacks, how does Crompton measure up?
"He's my super sleeper of the entire draft,'' said Russ Lande, a former Browns scout who's now an analyst for The Sporting News. "Jonathan Crompton is the No. 2 quarterback in the entire draft in my opinion. I have Bradford (at) one, then Crompton, and then Clausen. And I think Crompton's worthy of a first-round pick.
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