Top 10 NFL Draft sleepers: Cole McDonald, Antonio Gibson

Top 10 NFL Draft sleepers: Cole McDonald, Antonio Gibson

The third day of the NFL Draft 2020 should be named Separation Day.

With 106 players off the board and a quick overnight turnaround, Saturday is when winning teams uncover gems and losing teams fall short on depth. Of the players on season-opening rosters in 2019, 63.5 percent were taken in the fourth-through-seventh rounds or entered the league undrafted, per OvertheCap.com.

Here are The Post’s 10 Day 3 sleepers — either small-school stars or unheralded players from major programs — based on a mix of observations and input from league personnel:

QB Cole McDonald, Hawaii, 6-foot-3, 215 pounds

None of the other quarterbacks produced by pass-happy Hawaii in the last two decades made a splash in the NFL, but McDonald works through reads like a pro. He toned down an unorthodox throwing motion but still needs to limit turnovers (30 in two years as a starter).

RB/WR Antonio Gibson, Memphis, 6-0, 228

Forget penciling him in at one position. The risk-taking visionary who ends up with this 4.39-second speedster will salivate over 14 touchdowns scored on 77 career offensive touches (33 carries, 44 receptions). He returns and covers kicks, too.

2020 NFL Draft sleepers Cole McDonald Antonio Gibson
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RB LeVante Bellamy, Western Michigan, 5-9, 192

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