Normally [nawr-muh-lee]

1.     in a normal or regular way

2.     according to rule, general custom, etc; as a rule; ordinarily; usually.

“Not normally” was the response from one former NFL executive who asked to be anonymous in regards to NFL teams’ propensity to select a defensive back as the top pick of the NFL Draft. So, according to that rule, one of the top players in this upcoming draft may not get selected number one simply because he doesn’t play a position NFL execs deem worthy enough to be a number one pick overall. The player who is causing many to rethink this line of thinking is 2010 Jim Thorpe Award winner (the award is given to the nation’s top defensive back) Patrick Peterson from LSU. For some reason NFL higher-ups disregard the merits and ability of players due to the

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