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Top 5 Draft Prospects By Position

QUARTERBACK

Player
School
Comment
Geno Smith†
West Virginia†
Accurate passer with mobility†
Ryan Nassib†
Syracuse†
Throws well on the move†
Matt Barkley†
Southern Cal†
Average arm strength but gritty†
Tyler Wilson†
Arkansas†
Turned some heads at the Senior Bowl†
E.J. Manuel†
Florida State†
Raw technique but plenty of upside†
RUNNING BACK

Eddie Lacy†
Alabama†
Powerful back finished season in style†
Giovani Bernard†
North Carolina†
Shifty, but lacks breakaway speed†
Montee Ball†
Wisconsin†
Durable and has a nose for the end zone†
Andre Ellington†
Clemson†
Fast and elusive, but size is a concern†
Joseph Randle†
Oklahoma State†
Versatility makes him intriguing†
WIDE RECEIVERS

Tavon Austin†
West Virginia†
Very dangerous in open space†
Keenan Allen†
California†
Rangy build and soft hands†
Cordarrelle Patterson†
Tennessee†
Must develop as a route runner†
DeAndre Hopkins†
Clemson†
Posted 12 100-yard games in Tigers career†
Robert Woods†
Southern Cal†
A terror in the red zone†
TIGHT ENDS

Tyler Eifert†
Notre Dame†
Excels at making catches in traffic†
Zach Ertz†
Stanford†
Sneaky speed but needs more focus†
Jordan Reed†
Florida†
Can find open spots in coverage†
Travis Kelce†
Cincinnati†
Willing blocker who can get downfield†
Gavin Escobar†
San Diego State†
Surprising body control for his frame†
OFFENSIVE LINE

Luke Joeckel†
Texas A&M†
Proved himself with 37 starts at left tackle †
Chance Warmack†
Alabama†
Road-grading guard with quick feet†
Eric Fisher†
Central Michigan†
At 6-7, this dominant tackle loves football†
Lane Johnson†
Oklahoma†
Former HS QB can play either tackle spot†
Jonathan Cooper†
North Carolina†
This 310-pound guard made 47 starts for Tar Heels†
DEFENSIVE LINE

Star Lotulelei†
Utah†
Disruptive DT moves surprisingly well at 320 pounds†
Sheldon Richardson†
Missouri†
Athletic DT with outstanding burst†
Bjoern Werner†
Florida State†
Some scouts love his potential coming off the edge†
Damontre Moore†
Texas A&M†
Natural pass rusher posted 12.5 sacks last year†
Sharrif Floyd†
Florida†
Powerful DT can also be effective at end†
LINEBACKER

Barkevious Mingo†
LSU†
If he's coached up as a pro, look out†
Jarvis Jones†
Georgia†
Led the nation with 14.5 sacks and 7 forced fumbles †
Manti Te'o†
Notre Dame†
Stellar instincts and quite physical†
Alec Ogletree†
Georgia†
Outstanding range and special-teams standout†
Arthur Brown†
Kansas State†
Undersized, but closes in a hurry†
DEFENSIVE BACKS

Dee Milliner†
Alabama†
Superior size and ball skills at cornerback†
Kenny Vaccaro†
Texas†
Rangy safety makes up ground in a hurry†
Desmond Trufant†
Washington†
Four-year starter at corner fights hard for the ball†
Xavier Rhodes†
Florida State†
Physical corner has been compared to Aqib Talib†
Jamar Taylor†
Boise State†
Solid corner plagued with some injury concerns†
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