The Los Angeles Rams had two gamers chosen to the NFLPA Rookie Premier class this 12 months. Wideout Tutu Atwell and tight finish Jacob Harris have been named to the 2021 class, which is an honor for each gamers.
Gamers are chosen based mostly on their draft place and general marketability within the NFL. Right here’s how the NFLPA describes the choice course of, per the official release.
Gamers are chosen as a part of the Rookie Premiere class primarily by Panini America based mostly on place, school efficiency, draft standing in addition to projected general demand and marketability. All these elements influence a rookie’s buying and selling card worth, even earlier than they’ve performed a down in a sport.
Atwell isn’t all that stunning, contemplating he was a second-round decide and figures to be a dynamic playmaker within the NFL. Nevertheless, Harris was a fourth-round decide and solely has two years of faculty manufacturing beneath his belt, however he’s a extremely athletic playmaker with an elite mixture of measurement and velocity.
It’s unclear how a lot both participant will contribute in 12 months 1, however each might be starters a season or two down the road.