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D.J. Humphries Taken No. 24 Overall In The 2015 NFL Draft

Former Florida offensive tackle D.J. Humphries was taken at No. 24 overall by the Arizona Cardinals in this year's NFL Draft. He's the second Florida Gator to be taken tonight - after Dante Fowler Jr.

">@AZCardinals select D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida

— #NFLDraft (@nfl) May 1, 2015

Humphries, who was ranked as one of the top overall prospects in the country out of high school, developed into a formidable force on the offensive line the past few seasons in Florida. Humphries, at 6-foot-5, 307 pounds, has the size required to be successful in the NFL, but he's been knocked for his lack of agility in the past. He's going to have a successful career if he works on the fundamentals.

According to, Humphries' closest comparison is D'Brickashaw Ferguson. Here's more:

An elite-level tackle when he exited the high school ranks, Humphries relies on his superior athleticism and fist-fight mentality rather than an improved skill set and steady technique. He might always have an issue with being a leaner, but his hand placement should improve with more work and coaching. 

The Carolina Panthers are now on the clock.