POST SPRING PRACTICE POSITIONAL RANKINGS FOR THE 2018 NFL DRAFT

by LARRY PARKER – GBN College Football Investigative Reporter

Underclassmen players are denoted as follows:

  * = JUNIOR
** = REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

QUARTERBACK

1- **Sam Darnold – USC 
2- *Josh Rosen – UCLA
3- *Josh Allen – Wyoming
4- *Lamar Jackson – Louisville
5- Mason Rudolph – Oklahoma State
6- Luke Falk – Washington State
7- **Jarrett Stidham – Auburn
8- **Steven Montez – Colorado
9- *Nick Fitzgerald – Mississippi State
10- **Deondre Francois – Florida State
11- *Jake Browning – Washington
12- *Trace McSorley – Penn State
13- Matt Linehan – Idaho
14- *Chase Litton – Marshall
15- Baker Mayfield – Oklahoma
16- *Wilton Speight – Michigan
17- Riley Ferguson – Memphis
18- Quinton Flowers – South Florida
19- *Tanner Mangum – Brigham Young
20- Jeremiah Briscoe – Sam Houston State
21- Austin Allen – Arkansas
22- Mike White – Western Kentucky
23- Max Browne – Pittsburgh
24- *Clayton Thorson – Northwestern
25- *Brett Rypien – Boise State

RUNNING BACK

1- *Saquon Barkley – Penn State
2- *Derrius Guice – LSU
3- **Mike Weber – Ohio State
4- *Bo Scarbrough – Alabama
5- *Ronald Jones – USC
6- **James Williams – Washington State
7- Royce Freeman – Oregon
8- Nick Chubb – Georgia
9- *Damien Williams – Alabama
10- *Myles Gaskin – Washington
11- Akrum Wadley – Iowa
12- *Kamryn Pettway – Auburn
13- *Terence Williams – Baylor
14- Sony Michel – Georgia
15- Ralph Webb – Vanderbilt
16- Justin Jackson – Northwestern
17- *Rodney Smith – Minnesota
18- *Jordan Scarlett – Florida
19- Lavon Coleman – Washington
20- *L.J. Scott – Michigan State
21- Kalen Ballage – Arizona State
22- *Jacques Patrick – Florida State
23- *Mark Walton – Miami
24- *Bryce Love – Stanford
25- *Ryquell Armstead – Temple

FULLBACK

1- Khalid Hill – Michigan
2- Dmitri Flowers – Oklahoma
3- J.D. Moore – LSU
4- Joe Protheroe – California Poly
5- Jaylen Samuels – North Carolina State
6- Garrett Dickerson – Northwestern
7- *Winston Dimel – Kansas State
8- Austin Ramesh – Wisconsin
9- Henry Poggi – Michigan
10- John Lovett – Princeton
11- **Richie Worship – Purdue
12- Dallas Rivers – Vanderbilt
13- *George Aston – Pittsburgh
14- Raymond Hudson – California
15- Drew Van Maanen – Wyoming

WIDE RECEIVER

1- *Calvin Ridley – Alabama
2- *Christian Kirk – Texas A&M
3- *Deon Cain – Clemson
4- *Courtland Sutton – Southern Methodist
5- *Mark Andrews – Oklahoma
6- *Parris Campbell – Ohio State
7- *Antonio Callaway – Florida
8- James Washington – Oklahoma State
9- *Equanimeous St. Brown – Notre Dame
10- Dante Pettis – Washington
11- *Auden Tate – Florida State
12- *Deebo Samuel – South Carolina
13- *Jaylen Smith – Louisville
14- *Trenton Irwin – Stanford
15- *Deontay Burnett – USC
16- *Simmie Cobbs – Indiana
17- Allen Lazard – Iowa State
18- Darren Carrington – Oregon
19- Robert Foster – Alabama
20- Jake Weineke – South Dakota State
21- *Nyqwan Murray – Florida State
22- Anthony Miller – Memphis
23- D.J. Chark – LSU
24- *Richie James – Middle Tennessee State
25- DaeSean Hamilton – Penn State

TIGHT END

1- *Dalton Schultz – Stanford
2- Mike Gesicki – Penn State
3- Troy Fumagalli – Wisconsin
4- **Tyrone Wheatley – Michigan
5- *C.J. Conrad – Kentucky
6- Deandre Goolsby – Florida
7- Durham Smythe – Notre Dame
8- Adam Breneman – Massachusetts
9- Dallas Goedert – South Dakota State
10- Cam Serigne – Wake Forest
11- Marcus Baugh – Ohio State
12- *Brandon Fritts – North Carolina
13- Jeb Blazevich – Georgia
14- *Ryan Izzo – Florida State
15- Ethan Wolf – Tennessee
16- Ben Johnson – Kansas
17- *Tyler Petite – USC
18- *Drew Sample – Washington
19- David Wells – San Diego State
20- *Foster Moreau – LSU
21- Jake Roh – Boise State
22- *Hayden Hurst – South Carolina
23- Nathan Marcus – Vanderbilt
24- Ryan Yurachek – Marshall
25- Andrew Vollert – Weber State

OFFENSIVE TACKLE

1- *Orlando Brown – Oklahoma
2- *Mitch Hyatt – Clemson
3- Mike McGlinchey – Notre Dame
4- Martinas Rankin – Mississippi State 
5- Braden Smith – Auburn
6- *Connor Williams – Texas
7- **Isaiah Prince – Ohio State
8- *Martez Ivey – Florida
9- *Trey Adams – Washington
10- **Drew Redmond – Tennessee
11- Tyrell Crosby – Oregon
12- *Geron Christian – Louisville
13- Zachary Crabtree – Oklahoma State
14- Chukwuma Okorafor – Western Michigan
15- *Brock Ruble – Florida State
16- *Toby Weathersby – LSU
17- Jamarco Jones – Ohio State
18- Austin Corbett – Nevada
19- *Tyree St. Louis – Miami
20- Ike Boettger – Iowa
21- Rick Leonard – Florida State
22- Bentley Spain – North Carolina
23- Brett Kendrick – Tennessee
24- Jake Campos – Iowa State
25- *Brian O’Neill – Pittsburgh

OFFENSIVE GUARD

1- *Quenton Nelson – Notre Dame 
2- *Ross Pierschbacher – Alabama
3- Tyrone Crowder – Clemson
4- *Beau Benzschawel – Wisconsin
5- Cody O’Connell – Washington State
6- *Maea Teuhema – LSU
7- *Damian Prince – Maryland
8- *Jordan Sims – Mississippi
9- Hunter Bivin – Notre Dame
10- Brian Allen – Michigan State
11- K.C. McDermott – Miami
12- **Bobby Evans – Oklahoma
13- Wilson Bell – Auburn
14- Viane Talamaivao – USC
15- Larry Allen – Harvard
16- Will Hernandez – Texas-El Paso
17- *Nick Gates – Nebraska
18- Tony Adams – North Carolina State
19- Sean Welsh – Iowa
20- Archie Lewis – Boise State
21- Boone Myers – Iowa
22- *Lester Cotton – Alabama
23- Jashon Robertson – Tennessee
24- Brendan Mahon – Penn State
25- Isaiah Wynn – Georgia

CENTER

1- Mason Cole – Michigan 
2- *Michael Deiter – Wisconsin
3- Billy Price – Ohio State
4- **Jake Hanson – Oregon
5- Frank Ragnow – Arkansas
6- Coleman Shelton – Washington
7- *Alec Eberle – Florida State
8- *William Clapp – LSU
9- Scott Quessenberry – UCLA
10- *Dalton Risner – Kansas State
11- Nick Linder – Miami
12- Bradley Bozeman – Alabama
13- *Sam Mustipher – Notre Dame
14- Toa Lobendahn – USC
15- Coleman Thomas – Tennessee
16- Jake Bennett – Colorado State
17- Erick Wren – Oklahoma
18- *Jesse Burkett – Stanford
19- Alan Knott – South Carolina
20- Austin Kuhnert – North Dakota State
21- Austin Golson – Auburn
22- Cameron Dillard – North Carolina
23- Austin Schlottman – TCU
24- Patrick Kugler – Michigan
25- Brad North – Northwestern

DEFENSIVE END

1- *Arden Key – LSU
2- *Dorance Armstrong – Kansas
3- **Clelin Ferrell – Clemson
4- *Sam Hubbard – Ohio State
5- Harold Landry – Boston College
6- Bradley Chubb – North Carolina State
7- Tyquan Lewis – Ohio State
8- *Jonathan Ledbetter – Georgia
9- Marcell Frazier – Missouri
10- *Byron Cowart – Auburn
11- *Jaylon Ferguson – Louisiana Tech
12- *CeCe Jefferson – Florida
13- Duke Ejiofor – Wake Forest
14- Ebenezer Ogundeko – Tennessee State
15- K.J. Smith – Baylor
16- Chad Thomas – Miami
17- Jacob Pugh – Florida State
18- Andrew Trumbetti – Notre Dame
19- *Darian Roseboro – North Carolina State
20- Jordan Sherit – Florida
21- *Austin Bryant – Clemson
22- Jesse Aniebonam – Maryland
23- *Freedom Akinmoladun – Nebraska
24- *Dewayne Hendrix – Pittsburgh
25- Jalyn Holmes – Ohio State

DEFENSIVE TACKLE

1- *Christian Wilkins – Clemson
2- **Dre’Mont Jones – Ohio State
3- *Vita Vea – Washington
4- **Dylan Jackson – Stanford
5- *Da’Ron Payne – Alabama
6- **Raequan Williams – Michigan State
7- Derrick Nnadi – Florida State
8- Lowell Lotulelei – Utah
9- Andrew Brown – Virginia
10- *Trenton Thompson – Georgia
11- *Dontavius Russell – Auburn
12- Maurice Hurst – Michigan
13- *Greg Gaines – Washington
14- *Jerry Tillery – Notre Dame
15- *Kahlil McKenzie – Tennessee
16- Da’Shawn Hand – Alabama
17- *Rasheem Green – USC
18- *Daylon Mack – Texas A&M
19- Michael Hill – Ohio State
20- Christian LaCouture – LSU
21- *Kendrick Norton – Miami
22- *David Moa – Boise State
23- Zaycoven Henderson – Texas A&M
24- Kentavius Street – North Carolina State
25- *Demarcus Christmas – Florida State

INSIDE LINEBACKER

1- *Cameron Smith – USC
2- *T.J. Edwards – Wisconsin
3- Josey Jewell – Iowa
4- Azeem Victor – Washington
5- *Natrez Patrick – Georgia
6- Micah Kiser – Virginia
7- Shaun Dion Hamilton – Alabama
8- *Kendall Joseph – Clemson
9- Jack Cichy – Wisconsin
10- Rashaan Evans – Alabama
11- Jason Cabinda – Penn State
12- Kenny Young – UCLA
13- *Jordan Jones – Kentucky
14- Nick DeLuca – North Dakota State
15- Auggie Sanchez – South Florida
16- *Bobby Okereke – Stanford
17- Taylor Young – Baylor
18- Andrew Motuapuaka – Virginia Tech
19- Nyles Morgan – Notre Dame
20- Keishawn Bierria – Washington
21- *Otaro Alaka – Texas A&M
22- Connor Strachan – Boston College
23- Chad Whitener – Oklahoma State
24- Donnie Alexander – LSU
25- Peyton Pelluer – Washington State

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER

1- *Malik Jefferson – Texas
2- *Jerome Baker – Ohio State
3- *Josh Sweat – Florida State
4- *Porter Gustin – USC
5- *Tremaine Edmunds – Virginia Tech
6- *Christian Miller – Alabama
7- Marquis Haynes – Mississippi
8- Matthew Thomas – Florida State
9- Tre’Williams – Auburn
10- Mike McCray – Michigan
11- Dante Booker – Ohio State
12- Ogbonnia Okoronkwo – Oklahoma
13- Skai Moore – South Carolina
14- Chris Worley – Ohio State
15- *Te’Von Coney – Notre Dame
16- Peter Kalambayi – Stanford
17- *Dee Greenlaw – Arkansas
18- Shaqem Griffin – Central Florida
19- Tegray Scales – Indiana
20- Lorenzo Carter – Georgia
21- *Joey Alfieri – Stanford
22- *Hercules Mata’afa – Washington State
23- Davin Bellamy – Georgia
24- James Hearns – Louisville
25- Travin Howard – TCU

CORNERBACK

1- *Tarvarus McFadden – Florida State
2- *Denzel Ward – Ohio State
3- *Jaire Alexander – Louisville
4- *Iman Marshall – USC
5- Anthony Averett – Alabama
6- *Kevin Toliver – LSU
7- *Quenton Meeks – Stanford
8- *Donte Jackson – LSU
9- Jordan Thomas – Oklahoma
10- Tony Brown – Alabama
11- *Adonis Alexander – Virginia Tech
12- *Alijah Holder – Stanford
13- Duke Dawson – Florida
14- Brandon Facyson – Virginia Tech
15- Deion Harris – North Dakota
16- *Juan Thornhill – Virginia
17- *Chris Westry – Kentucky
18- *Isaiah Oliver – Colorado
19- Heath Harding – Miami (OH)
20- M.J. Stewart – North Carolina
21- **Shaun Crawford – Notre Dame
22- *Isaiah Langley – USC
23- *Carlton Davis – Auburn
24- Dee Delaney – Miami
25- Chris Jones – Nebraska

SAFETY

1- **Derwin James – Florida State
2- *Ronnie Harrison – Alabama
3- *Minkah Fitzpatrick – Alabama
4- **Tanner Muse – Clemson
5- Damon Webb – Ohio State
6- *Jordan Whitehead – Pittsburgh
7- Marcus Allen – Penn State
8- Quin Blanding – Virginia
9- *Chase Hansen – Utah
10- Armani Watts – Texas A&M
11- *Andrew Wingard – Wyoming
12- Todd Kelly – Tennessee
13- Chris Hawkins – USC
14- Godwin Igwebuike – Northwestern
15- Trey Marshall – Florida State
16- Jaleel Wadood – UCLA
17- Nick Washington – Florida
18- *Terrell Edmunds – Virginia Tech
19- Donovan Wilson – Texas A&M
20- Donnie Miles – North Carolina
21- Steven Parker – Oklahoma
22- *Drue Tranquill – Notre Dame
23- *Van Smith – Clemson
24- Dominick Sanders – Georgia
25- Jamar Summers – Connecticut

PLACEKICKER

1- Daniel Carlson – Auburn
2- Lane Clark – Tennessee State
3- Matt Anderson – California
4- Drew Brown – Nebraska
5- Michael Badgley – Miami
6- *Eddy Pineiro – Florida
7- Gary Wunderlich – Mississippi
8- Tyler Davis – Penn State
9- *Emmit Carpenter – Minnesota
10- Matthew McCrane – Kansas State
11- Canon Rooker – Middle Tennessee State
12- Austin MacGinnis – Kentucky
13- Aidan Schneider – Oregon
14- Andrew Gantz – Cincinnati
15- *Justin Yoon – Notre Dame

PUNTER

1- J.K. Scott – Alabama
2- *Mitch Wishnowsky – Utah
3- Johnny Townsend – Florida
4- Shane Tripucka – Texas A&M
5- Joseph Davidson – Bowling Green
6- *Michael Dickson – Texas
7- Will Gleeson – Mississippi
8- *A.J. Cole – North Carolina State
9- Spencer Smith – Memphis
10- Ryan Santoso – Minnesota
11- Trevor Daniel – Tennessee
12- Michael Carrizosa – San Jose State
13- Ryan Winslow – Pittsburgh
14- Jonny Linehan – Brigham Young
15- Keith Wrzuszczak – Eastern Kentucky

LONG SNAPPER

1- Ike Powell – Auburn
2- Tanner Carew – Oregon