Ranking Titans biggest NFL draft gems of the last decade

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1. Derrick Henry

With a second-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Titans selected Derrick Henry out of Alabama and it's doubtful that anyone would have expected him to turn into what he did. The former Crimson Tide running back took some time to get acclimated to the league but once he did, ooh boy, the rest of the league had wished Henry had never figured it out.

By the third year of his career, Henry was a workhorse in Tennessee, rushing for over 1,000 yards and double-digit touchdowns for the first time in his career. Over the next two years, Henry only improved and in 2020, he rushed for over 2,000 yards and 17 touchdowns, earning him Offensive Player of the Year honors.

Henry signed with the Ravens in 2024, putting an end to his time in Tennessee but he finished his Titans career with 9,502 rushing yards, good for second all-time in franchise history behind Eddie George.

A second-round pick who rushed for over 2,000 yards in a single season and continuously put up impressive numbers is the definition of a draft gem.