Football prospects from Southwest Florida hope to get name called in draft

Posted: 7:57 AM, Apr 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-25 09:28:27-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The NFL draft kicks off Thursday night as teams make their first-round picks. And while some local prospects likely won't hear their name on the opening night of the draft, there are some players who could get drafted in the later rounds.

Ryan Pulley graduated from Island Coast High School and joined the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. The cornerback has flashed some skills, but has been inconsistent in his career. has him going in the 7th round.

Michael Walker could be another name called towards the end of the draft. The Naples High graduate played at Boston College the past 4 years, and was a special teams standout.

He is graded to be a potential 7th-round selection.