The California Golden Bears had four draft picks in this draft, let's take a look at all of them and what their 2016-17 outlook might be.
Quarterback Jared Goff, #1 pick in the NFL Draft, taken by the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams went straight offense and drafted the best quarterback available in the draft along with a ton of new wide receivers and tight ends for him to throw to. Los Angeles had one of the worst pass offenses in the NFL the past few season, so if Goff can get strong performances from his defense, the Rams stand a good shot at becoming a playoff contender.
Wide receiver Trevor Davis, 163rd pick, taken by the Green Bay Packers. If Green Bay wants to get their special teams supercharged, they might have found their guy in Davis. When he was healthy, Davis was one of the best kick returners in college football, and proved to be a downfield explosive weapon in the times Goff had enough time to hurl it downfield. You can expect Aaron Rodgers to seek him out as a deep option.
Running back Daniel Lasco, 237th pick, taken by the New Orleans Saints. With the Saints deep at running back, Lasco sounds like he'll start his time at New Orleans in a special teams role and perhaps grow into something bigger over time. He certainly has the physical ability to be a strong running back and a good pass catcher at the next level, but he'll have to grow into it.
Wide receiver Kenny Lawler, 243rd pick, taken by the Seattle Seahawks. Lawler was the last Golden Bear picked, heading up to Seattle to join a wide receiver corps in varying degrees of disarray.
Undrafted free agents
Wide receiver Stephen Anderson to the Houston Texans. Anderson will continue his NFL journey in Houston. Anderson will try out his hand in cracking the tight end depth chart.
Linebacker Jalen Jefferson to the Houston Texans. Jefferson will try and get a shot in Houston to snag a linebacker spot from one of the established guys. Interestingly enough, former Bear Brennan Scarlett will be competing for a position here too.
Cornerback Darius White and safety Stefan McClure to the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts are holding open tryouts in their secondary as their position definitely could use some filling. Two Golden Bears will fight for openings.
Wide receiver Darius Powe to the New York Giants. The Giants have an unstable wideout situation, and Powe could be someone who takes advantage of it. Darius could totally come in handy for the Giants if they need someone to operate from the slot.
Wide receiver Bryce Treggs to the San Francisco 49ers. The Niners selected a bunch of wide receivers to fight for a few open spots. Is this the draft for them?
Wide receiver Maurice Harris to the Washington Redskins. Wideout is definitely a position of need for Washington, as they drafted Josh Doctson with their first pick. Can Harris sneak in and earn a spot?
Which players are you thinking will make the cut? How do you see Goff doing in Year 1? Give us your early thoughts Cal fans.