Former Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett feels he came to the NFL Scouting Combine with a chance to make himself the No. 1 overall pick in next month’s draft, and when Garrett talked to reporters Saturday he admitted he’d like to be the top pick.
“It [would show] I’m the top dog, at least from the beginning,” Garrett said. “But once I’m in the NFL I can’t hang my hat on that. I’ve got to keep on rising.”
Asked what he felt he had to do to be the No. 1 pick, Garrett said “dominate here and not make any more crazy videos.”
Garrett’s on-field workout at the NFL Scouting Combine will be Sunday morning.
The Browns, who hold the No. 1 pick, probably feel obliged to ask Garrett about the video that surfaced on ESPN.com in which Garrett jokingly asked the Cowboys, his hometown team, to draft him. Garrett said he had a formal interview planned with the Browns Saturday night and planned to offer an apology for that video during the meeting. He also called that video his biggest regret.