Gareon Conley's draft stock is reportedly falling fast after allegations of sexual assault were reported earlier this week.
Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley was expected to go somewhere in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, but with the recent sexual assault allegations that surfaced earlier this week, that's not so likely anymore.
According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, some NFL executives believe Conley could slip as far down as the third round. They do think he'll be drafted, though.
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, teams have been personally calling Conley in order to hear his side of the story. He has denied all allegations.
Conley and his lawyers have vehemently denied allegations, and he has yet to be charged with any wrongdoing by police, but any accusation of sexual assault—especially this close to draft day—will always influence how teams go about selecting players.
NFL.com has Conley ranked as the third-best cornerback in the draft. Teams will have to make the call without much information, and with the investigation into the incident mostly unresolved.