Hawks' 5th-round pick Olu Oluwatimi "biggest steal" of the draft
Driving the news: The Hawks' fifth-round pick, Olu Oluwatimi, named "the biggest steal of the draft" by ESPN college football reporter Chris Low, was the 2022 recipient of the Rimington Award while with the University of Michigan Wolverines.
- Historically, winning the Heisman Trophy does not always translate into dominance on the professional football field, according to FanNation.
- But the Rimington Award, given to the nation's best college center each year, has generally been a strong precursor to "flourishing early in the NFL."
While the consensus All-American isn't guaranteed a starting position with the Hawks, USA Today analyst Tom Weaver predicted Oluwatimi may be in a position to wrangle the job from center Evan Brown, Heavy.com reported.
- That decision won't be made until later in the season, but we'll be watching what happens.
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