Christian Darrisaw will be the highest Hokie drafted this year in the NFL Draft unless something magical happens with Farley`s medicals. He played quite well at offensive tackle during his time in college, more than once matching up with future first-round picks. Coming into the draft he is sitting as the third offensive tackle in most people’s minds. Sliding in behind Penei Sewell, Oregon, and Rashawn Slater, Northwestern.
Darrisaw started every game for two years in a row taking home All ACC-Honors in 2020.
There is no doubt about it Darrisaw is a top-end offensive tackle in this year’s draft. Unfortunately for him, some questions about quarterback play mixed with an up-and-down scheme seemed to not get the best on film for him. When you compare it to the 2019 film of Sewell or 2020 for Slater, and Slater tested out of this world.
The plus side is left tackle might be the second most sought-after position in football next to quarterback, so he should see his name called early.
This year’s draft is quite loaded at the top. We could see an unprecedented run at the top of four quarterbacks in a row. With that closely follows other offensive players in Sewell at offensive tackle, Kyle Pitts from Florida at tight end. Then a trio of wide receivers in both Alabama players DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle, and JaMarr Chase from LSU. In an interesting turn of events, we could see 10 offensive players in the first 10 picks.
So where will Darrisaw land in this year’s draft?