This isn't a sexy pick, and Orchard was graded as a 2nd or 3rd rounder by draft pundits, and he was on our draft tracker heading into the draft. Here is what CBS Sports' Dane Bruglar said about Orchard:
Orchard arrived at Utah as a wide receiver named Fakahafua and leaves as one of the school’s most decorated defensive players with the name of Orchard after taking the last name of his guardian parents. He was highly active in the Utes defense, lining up on both sides of the line and playing in space, although he’s very green dropping into coverage and works best getting upfield. Orchard has natural flexibility to bend the edge and finds ways to slip blocks, but struggles to get much of a push, lacking a clear power element to his game to force the issue or overwhelm blockers. He might be ideally suited as a "wide-nine" defensive end at the next level with his hand-on-the-ground, but can also stand up in a 3-4 scheme -- solid third round prospect.
When the staff at Dawgs By Nature compiled our Browns big boards, Orchard was cumulatively listed as the No. 66 player on our big boards.
What do you think, Browns fans?