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Small School Prospects On The Rise

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Falcons cornerback Robert Alford was the first small-school player selected in the 2013 NFL Draft. The Southeastern Louisiana prospect went 60th overall. Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images.
Falcons cornerback Robert Alford was the first small-school player selected in the 2013 NFL Draft. The Southeastern Louisiana prospect went 60th overall. Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images.

Every year, it seems more and more small school prospects are coming out of nowhere and being selected in the NFL Draft. Most of these guys come from FCS and Division II schools, but they have the talent to play in the NFL.

Small-school prospects tend to be low risk, high reward prospects, and a couple from this year's draft could actually become stars in the NFL. Here are four small-school prospects you should look out for in 2014.