POST SPRING PRACTICE POSITIONAL RANKINGS FOR THE 2018 NFL DRAFT

by LARRY PARKER – GBN College Football Investigative Reporter

Player Draft Classes Are Denoted As Follows:

SR = SENIOR
JR = JUNIOR
RSO = REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE

QUARTERBACK

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

RUNNING BACK

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

FULLBACK

1- Khalid Hill – SR – Michigan
2- Dmitri Flowers – SR – Oklahoma
3- Winston Dimel – JR – Kansas State
4- J.D. Moore – SR – LSU
5- Jaylen Samuels – SR – North Carolina State
6- George Aston – JR – Pittsburgh
7- Chandler Cox – JR – Auburn
8- Daniel Marx – SR – Stanford
9- Austin Ramesh – SR – Wisconsin
10- Garrett Dickerson – SR – Northwestern
11- Joe Protheroe – SR – California Poly
12- Alec Ingold – JR – Wisconsin
13- Austin Roberts – JR – UCLA
14- Henry Poggi – SR – Michigan
15- John Lovett – SR – Princeton
16- Dallas Rivers – SR – Vanderbilt
17- Ray Hudson – SR – California
18- Drew Van Maanen – SR – Wyoming
19- Nick Sharga – SR – Temple
20- George Frazier – SR – Colorado

WIDE RECEIVER

1- Calvin Ridley – JR – Alabama
2- Christian Kirk – JR – Texas A&M
3- Courtland Sutton – JR – Southern Methodist
4- Deon Cain – JR – Clemson
5- Parris Campbell – JR – Ohio State
6- Antonio Callaway – JR – Florida
7- Equanimeous St. Brown – JR – Notre Dame
8- James Washington – SR – Oklahoma State
9- Dante Pettis – SR – Washington
10- Auden Tate – JR – Florida State
11- Jaylen Smith – JR – Louisville
12- Van Jefferson – RSO – Mississippi
13- Deebo Samuel – JR – South Carolina
14- Trenton Irwin – JR – Stanford
15- Deontay Burnett – JR – USC
16- Simmie Cobbs – JR – Indiana
17- Allen Lazard – SR – Iowa State
18- Darren Carrington – SR – Utah
19- Jalen Hurd – JR – Baylor
20- Stanley Morgan – JR – Nebraska
21- Robert Foster – SR – Alabama
22- Jake Wieneke – SR – South Dakota State
23- Anthony Miller – SR – Memphis
24- D.J. Chark – SR – LSU
25- Richie James – JR – Middle Tennessee State
26- DaeSean Hamilton – SR – Penn State
27- Jonathan Giles – RSO – LSU
28- Nyqwan Murray – JR – Florida State
29- Jester Weah – SR – Pittsburgh
30- Bryce Bobo – SR – Colorado

TIGHT END

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

OFFENSIVE TACKLE

1- Orlando Brown – JR – Oklahoma
2- Connor Williams – JR – Texas
3- Mike McGlinchey – SR – Notre Dame
4- Isaiah Prince – RSO – Ohio State
5- Mitch Hyatt – JR – Clemson
6- Martinas Rankin – SR – Mississippi State 
7- Braden Smith – SR – Auburn
8- Trey Adams – JR – Washington
9- Martez Ivey – JR – Florida
10- Drew Richmond – RSO – Tennessee
11- Tyrell Crosby – SR – Oregon
12- Jamarco Jones – SR – Ohio State
13- Dalton Risner – JR – Kansas State
14- Geron Christian – JR – Louisville
15- Brian O’Neill – JR – Pittsburgh
16- Zachary Crabtree – SR – Oklahoma State
17- Tyree St. Louis – JR – Miami
18- Calvin Throckmorton – RSO – Oregon
19- Chukwuma Okorafor – SR – Western Michigan
20- Brock Ruble – JR – Florida State
21- Toby Weathersby – JR – LSU
22- Austin Corbett – SR – Nevada
23- Ike Boettger – SR – Iowa
24- Max Scharping – JR – Northern Illinois
25- Brett Kendrick – SR – Tennessee
26- Rick Leonard – SR – Florida State
27- A.T. Hall – JR – Stanford
28- Bentley Spain – SR – North Carolina
29- Jake Campos – SR – Iowa State
30- David Bright – SR – Stanford

OFFENSIVE GUARD

1- Quenton Nelson – JR – Notre Dame 
2- Ross Pierschbacher – JR – Alabama
3- Tyrone Crowder – SR – Clemson
4- Beau Benzschawel – JR – Wisconsin
5- Cody O’Connell – SR – Washington State
6- Maea Teuhema – RSO – x-LSU
7- Bobby Evans – RSO – Oklahoma
8- Damian Prince – JR – Maryland
9- Brian Allen – SR – Michigan State
10- Ryan Bates – Penn State
11- Jordan Sims – JR – Mississippi
12- Larry Allen – JR – Harvard
13- Hunter Bivin – SR – Notre Dame
14- K.C. McDermott – SR – Miami
15- Wilson Bell – SR – Auburn
16- Viane Talamaivao – SR – USC
17- Will Hernandez – SR – Texas-El Paso
18- Hjalte Froholdt – JR – Arkansas
19- Tony Adams – SR – North Carolina State
20- Nick Gates – JR – Nebraska
21- Sean Welsh – SR – Iowa
22- Archie Lewis – SR – Boise State
23- Jashon Robertson – SR – Tennessee
24- Alex Bookser – JR – Pittsburgh
25- Brendan Mahon – SR – Penn State
26- Isaiah Wynn – SR – Georgia
27- Wyatt Teller – SR – Virginia Tech
28- Brandon Fanaika – JR – Stanford
29- Kenny Lacy – SR – UCLA
30- Kyle Bosch – SR – West Virginia

CENTER

1- Mason Cole – SR – Michigan 
2- Michael Deiter – JR – Wisconsin
3- Billy Price – SR – Ohio State
4- Jake Hanson – RSO – Oregon
5- Frank Ragnow – SR – Arkansas
6- Coleman Shelton – SR – Washington
7- James Daniels – JR – Iowa
8- Drew Kyser – JR – Memphis
9- Scott Quessenberry – SR – UCLA
10- Bradley Bozeman – SR – Alabama
11- Will Clapp – JR – LSU
12- Alec Eberle – JR – Florida State
13- Austin Schlottman – SR – TCU
14- Brendan Moore – JR – Maryland
15- T.J. McCoy – RSO – Florida
16- Toa Lobendahn – SR – USC
17- Jake Bennett – SR – Colorado State
18- Coleman Thomas – SR – Tennessee
19- Austin Golson – SR – Auburn
20- Cameron Dillard – SR – North Carolina
21- Sam Mustipher – JR – Notre Dame
22- Erick Wren – SR – Oklahoma
23- Nick Linder – JR – x-Miami
24- Alan Knott – SR – South Carolina
25- Jesse Burkett – JR – Stanford
26- Sean Rawlings – JR – Mississippi
27- Patrick Kugler – SR – Michigan
28- Jon Baker – SR – Boston College
29- Austin Kuhnert – SR – North Dakota State
30- Brad North – SR – Northwestern

DEFENSIVE END

1- Arden Key – JR – LSU
2- Dorance Armstrong – JR – Kansas
3- Harold Landry – SR – Boston College
4- Clelin Ferrell – RSO – Clemson
5- Bradley Chubb – SR – North Carolina State
6- Dylan Jackson – RSO – Stanford
7- Sam Hubbard – JR – Ohio State
8- Tyquan Lewis – SR – Ohio State
9- Marcell Frazier – SR – Missouri
10- Byron Cowart – JR – Auburn
11- CeCe Jefferson – JR – Florida
12- Jaylon Ferguson – JR – Louisiana Tech
13- Jonathan Ledbetter – JR – Georgia
14- Jabari Zuniga – RSO – Florida
15- Duke Ejiofor – SR – Wake Forest
16- Ebenezer Ogundeko – SR – Tennessee State
17- K.J. Smith – SR – Baylor
18- Chad Thomas – SR – Miami
19- Jacob Pugh – SR – Florida State
20- Ja’Von Rolland-Jones – SR – Arkansas State
21- Zach Allen – JR – Boston College
22- Andrew Trumbetti – SR – Notre Dame
23- Torrence Brown – JR – Penn State
24- Darian Roseboro – JR – North Carolina State
25- Austin Bryant – JR – Clemson
26- Freedom Akinmoladun – JR – Nebraska
27- Kylie Fitts – SR – Utah
28- Jalyn Holmes – SR – Ohio State
29- Dewayne Hendrix – JR – Pittsburgh
30- Jarrett Johnson – SR – Texas A&M

DEFENSIVE TACKLE

1- Christian Wilkins – JR – Clemson
2- Dre’Mont Jones – RSO – Ohio State
3- Vita Vea – JR – Washington
4- Da’Ron Payne – JR – Alabama
5- Carlos Davis – RSO – Nebraska
6- Raequan Williams – RSO – Michigan State
7- Derrick Nnadi – SR – Florida State
8- Lowell Lotulelei – SR – Utah
9- Andrew Brown – SR – Virginia
10- Trenton Thompson – JR – Georgia
11- Dontavius Russell – JR – Auburn
12- Maurice Hurst – SR – Michigan
13- Jerry Tillery – JR – Notre Dame
14- Da’Shawn Hand – SR – Alabama
15- Greg Gaines – JR – Washington
16- Steven Richardson – SR – Minnesota
17- James Looney – SR – California
18- Robert Landers – RSO – Ohio State
19- Kahlil McKenzie – JR – Tennessee
20- Rasheem Green – JR – USC
21- Khalil Davis – RSO – Nebraska
22- Kendrick Norton – JR – Miami
23- David Moa – JR – Boise State
24- Christian LaCouture – SR – LSU
25- Kentavius Street – SR – North Carolina State
26- Demarcus Christmas – JR – Florida State
27- Michael Hill – SR – Ohio State
28- Drew Bailey – SR – Louisville
29- Khairi Clark – JR – Florida
30- Scott Pagano – SR – Oregon

INSIDE LINEBACKER

1- Cameron Smith – JR – USC
2- T.J. Edwards – JR – Wisconsin
3- Shaun Dion Hamilton – SR – Alabama
4- Micah Kiser – SR – Virginia
5- Azeem Victor – SR – Washington
6- Josey Jewell – SR – Iowa
7- Leo Lewis – RSO – Mississippi State
8- Natrez Patrick – JR – Georgia
9- Kendall Joseph – JR – Clemson
10- Jack Cichy – SR – Wisconsin
11- Rashaan Evans – SR – Alabama
12- Jason Cabinda – SR – Penn State
13- Kenny Young – SR – UCLA
14- Andre Smith – JR – North Carolina
15- Jordan Jones – JR – Kentucky
16- Donnie Alexander – SR – LSU
17- Nick DeLuca – SR – North Dakota State
18- Auggie Sanchez – SR – South Florida
19- Jahlani Tavai – JR – Hawaii
20- Bobby Okereke – JR – Stanford
21- Quentin Poling – SR – Ohio
22- Otaro Alaka – JR – Texas A&M
23- Andrew Motuapuaka – SR – Virginia Tech
24- Nyles Morgan – SR – Notre Dame
25- Keishawn Bierria – SR – Washington
26- Connor Strachan – SR – Boston College
27- Genard Avery – SR – Memphis
28- Chad Whitener – SR – Oklahoma State
29- Ro’Derrick Hoskins – SR – Florida State
30- Peyton Pelluer – SR – Washington State

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER

1- Malik Jefferson – JR – Texas
2- Jerome Baker – JR – Ohio State
3- Josh Sweat – JR – Florida State
4- Porter Gustin – JR – USC
5- Tremaine Edmunds – JR – Virginia Tech
6- Christian Miller – JR – Alabama
7- Marquis Haynes – SR – Mississippi
8- Matthew Thomas – SR – Florida State
9- Tre’ Williams – SR – Auburn
10- Mike McCray – SR – Michigan
11- Joe Giles-Harris – RSO – Duke
12- Dante Booker – SR – Ohio State
13- Ogbonnia Okoronkwo – SR – Oklahoma
14- Skai Moore – SR – South Carolina
15- Chris Worley – SR – Ohio State
16- Te’Von Coney – JR – Notre Dame
17- James Hearns – SR – Louisville
18- Roquan Smith – JR – Georgia
19- Peter Kalambayi – SR – Stanford
20- Dee Greenlaw – JR – Arkansas
21- Shaquem Griffin – SR – Central Florida
22- Davin Bellamy – SR – Georgia
23- Fred Warner – SR – Brigham Young
24- Tegray Scales – SR – Indiana
25- Lorenzo Carter – SR – Georgia
26- Joey Alfieri – JR – Stanford
27- Hercules Mata’afa – JR – Washington State
28- Travin Howard – SR – TCU
29- Ulysses Gilbert – JR – Akron
30- Dorian O’Daniel – SR – Clemson

CORNERBACK

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

SAFETY

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

PLACEKICKER

1- Daniel Carlson – SR – Auburn
2- Eddy Pineiro – JR – Florida
3- Lane Clark – SR – Tennessee State
4- Tyler Davis – SR – Penn State
5- Emmit Carpenter – JR – Minnesota
6- Matt Anderson – SR – California
7- Drew Brown – SR – Nebraska
8- Michael Badgley – SR – Miami
9- Gary Wunderlich – SR – Mississippi
10- Matthew McCrane – SR – Kansas State
11- Canon Rooker – SR – Middle Tennessee State
12- Austin Siebert – JR – Oklahoma
13- Andrew Gantz – SR – Cincinnati
14- Austin MacGinnis – SR – Kentucky
15- Aidan Schneider – SR – Oregon
16- Justin Yoon – JR – Notre Dame
17- John Baron – JR – San Diego State
18- Redford Jones – SR – Tulsa
19- Kody Kroening – SR – Fresno State
20- Jason Sanders – SR – New Mexico

PUNTER

1- J.K. Scott – SR – Alabama
2- Mitch Wishnowsky – JR – Utah
3- Johnny Townsend – SR – Florida
4- Michael Dickson – JR – Texas
5- Joseph Davidson – SR – Bowling Green
6- Steven Coutts – JR – California
7- Will Gleeson – SR – Mississippi
8- Spencer Smith – SR – Memphis
9- Shane Tripucka – SR – Texas A&M
10- Ryan Santoso – SR – Minnesota
11- Tyler Newsome – JR – Notre Dame
12- Jake Bailey – JR – Stanford
13- Ryan Winslow – SR – Pittsburgh
14- Trevor Daniel – SR – Tennessee
15- Jonny Linehan – SR – Brigham Young
16- A.J. Cole – JR – North Carolina State
17- Michael Carrizosa – SR – San Jose State
18- Chris Tilbey – JR – USC
19- Logan Laurent – SR – Massachusetts
20- Zach Sinor – JR – Oklahoma State

LONG SNAPPER

1- Ike Powell – SR – Auburn
2- Ben Makowski – JR – Purdue
3- Kaleb Smith – SR – Texas
4- Daniel Zeigler – SR – Georgia State
5- Scott Sypniewski – SR – Vanderbilt
6- Tanner Carew – SR – Oregon
7- Payton Jordahl – JR – Minnesota
8- Trent Sieg – SR – Colorado State
9- Stephen Gabbard – SR – Florida State
10- Wesley Horky – SR – Oklahoma