North Dakota State University RB John Crockett will be on ESPN’s Draft Academy tonight

John Crockett draft academyThe second season of ESPN’s Draft Academy debuts tonight (7 p.m. ET, ESPN). Over the next four weeks, the series of original one-hour episodes will give fans a personal, behind-the-scenes look at six of the top prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft class as they experience different elements of the pre-draft process.

The players who will be profiled include 2013 Heisman Trophy winner and the potential No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston (Florida State); running backs Melvin Gordon (Wisconsin), Todd Gurley (Georgia) and John Crockett (North Dakota State); defensive end Shane Ray (Missouri); and wide receiver Devin Smith (Ohio State). A preview video is above.

Last year small school cornerback Pierre Desir was on the show, this year Crockett is the second small schooler to make the show. 

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