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2016 NFL Draft Prospects By Position: Fullbacks

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Good morning, gang. We're a week into mock drafting for 2016, and it's time to start looking at positions. First up in the series: Fullbacks.

This guy, and not Derek Watt, is currently the top-ranked fullback prospect in the draft. Is the Watt-love strong enough to overcome that for you? Or do you want the best, regardless of his name?
This guy, and not Derek Watt, is currently the top-ranked fullback prospect in the draft. Is the Watt-love strong enough to overcome that for you? Or do you want the best, regardless of his name?
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The idea behind these Draft Prospects by Position threads is to provide a space for the Masthead and members to take a look at specific players by position. These positions may not be needs for the Texans, but these players are options to be brought into training camp.

We start with the fullbacks, simply because folks keep mocking Derek Watt to us, even though we have Jay Prosch on the roster.

Over at DraftBreakdown.com, they currently list six fullbacks, two of whom boast famous older brothers who have already made names for themselves in the NFL. Derek Watt (Wisconsin), is the younger brother of the Texans DE J.J. Watt. Glenn Gronkowski (Kansas State) is the younger brother of the Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

At CBS's NFLDraftScout.com, they have many more fullbacks, including Dan Vitale (Northwestern) and Chris Swain (Navy). Until recently, Watt was the top-ranked fullback entering the draft, but he's since been bumped down on boards I've seen to number three behind Gronkowski and Vitale.

What say those of you who want to draft a fullback? Do you continue to focus on Derek Watt, or instead take a look at Little Gronk?