FARGO — North Dakota State sophomore quarterback Trey Lance isn't the only Bison football player generating high-end NFL Draft buzz this offseason. Senior offensive tackle Dillon Radunz is also starting to garner attention.

Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy recently indicated he would take Radunz as the non-quarterback player he would build a college team around. Pro Football Focus (PFF) College posted a tweet that read, "Pick one non-QB to build a team around:" The choices pictured were Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell, Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons and Louisiana State cornerback Derek Stingley Jr. and wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase.

Nagy responded from his Twitter account with, "We'll take Dillon Radunz."

Nagy was then asked via Twitter if Radunz was a first-round talent. Nagy's response read: "Very likely after the Senior Bowl." The 6-foot-6, 301-pound Radunz started all 31 games at left tackle for the Bison the past two seasons after suffering a season-ending knee injury during the first game of his freshman season.

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Nagy also suggested that Mike Golic Jr., a former NFL offensive lineman and an ESPN radio personality, watch game film on Radunz. That was in response to Golic Jr. raving about the 6-foot-6, 330-pound Sewell.

Golic liked what he saw from Radunz less than 10 plays into watching his tape. He posted a clip of Radunz finishing off a block and knocking a defender to the ground during a Bison game last season.

Nagy responded to Golic: "Knew you’d appreciate his tape. Bad dude."

Lance has been a hot NCAA Division I FCS prospect this offseason, projected as high as a top-10 NFL Draft pick next year by multiple draft experts if Lance chose to enter the draft early.

Jordan Reid, a senior NFL Draft analyst for The Draft Network, lists Lance and Radunz among his highly rated draft eligible FCS prospects to watch.

The 6-foot-3, 221-pound Lance completed 192 of 287 passes for 2,786 yards and 28 touchdowns with no interceptions during his freshman season. He also rushed for 1,100 yards and 14 TDs on 169 attempts, helping lead the Bison to an FCS national title last season. NDSU posted a 16-0 record.

Matt Miller, an NFL Draft analyst for Bleacher Report, also thinks Radunz has first-round potential, along with Lance.

Miller wrote on June 23: "NDSU could have two first-rounders in 2020 (if both declare) in QB Trey Lance and OT Dillon Radunz. Didn't expect to like Radunz as much as I did after going through four 2019 games this morning. His movement is fantastic at left tackle."

The last time NDSU had a first-round NFL Draft pick was in 2016 when the Philadelphia Eagles selected quarterback Carson Wentz at No. 2 overall.

Dane Brugler, an NFL Draft analyst for The Athletic, currently has a lower grade on Radunz than Nagy and Miller.

Brugler's assessment: "Love his on-field tenacity. Stays physical through the whistle regardless of opponent. There are some balance issues there, which is one of the reasons NFL scouts have given him mostly Day 3 grades entering the season. Right now, he's in the 4th-5th (round) range entering his senior season."