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Why Nick Niemann Is a 2021 NFL Draft Hidden Gem

Evaluating former Iowa linebacker Nick Niemann

NCAA Football: Northwestern at Iowa Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

We’ve officially reached draft day! Unlike most college football programs, the Iowa Hawkeyes have many representatives in this year’s class — many of which are projected to be drafted.

With that said, not all of your favorite former Hawkeyes are locks to hear their names called. One of those players is former linebacker, Nick Niemann, whose draft projections are all over the place.

However, Niemann is an interesting prospect, so interesting, in fact, that we think he could be one of the 2021 NFL Draft’s biggest hidden gems.

Please, step into our film room as we assess the next-level ability of Nick Niemann:

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