With the 59th pick in the draft, the New England Patriots select…

Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall Thundering Herd (6-3, 210 pounds)

The Patriots make a sly move by selecting Marshall receiver Aaron Dobson, who is vastly underrated. A tall receiver with a long stride which hides his playing speed, Dobson has consistently flashed the ability to get separation on deep routes. Blessed with soft, natural hands, Dobson catches everything thrown his way and showed that he can play with the big boys when he shined in every practice at the Senior Bowl. I expect Dobson to become a solid starting receiver for the Patriots by his second season.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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