Top 40 True Sophs and Redshirt Freshmen Who Will Be Eligible for the 2018 Draft

by Larry Parker, GBN College Investigative Reporter and Quality Control Manager

(Includes players who will NOT be eligible for the 2017 draft, but WILL be eligible for the 2018 draft, basically meaning players who are either TRUE SOPH’s or RS FRESHMEN. All players are TRUE SOPH’s unless indicated by an asterick *, which signifies that player is a RS FRESHMAN.)

1 – LAMAR JACKSON – QB – LOUISVILLE
2 – JOSH ROSEN – QB – UCLA
3 – ARDEN KEY – DE/OLB – LSU
4 – MINKAH FITZPATRICK – CB – ALABAMA
5 – CHRISTIAN WILKINS – DT – CLEMSON
6 – JAKE BROWNING – QB – WASHINGTON
7 – DERWIN JAMES – SS – FLORIDA STATE
8 – CALVIN RIDLEY – WR – ALABAMA
9 – TARVARUS McFADDEN – CB – FLORIDA STATE
10 – SAQUON BARKLEY – RB – PENN STATE
11 – MALIK JEFFERSON – OLB – TEXAS
12 – RONNIE HARRISON – FS – ALABAMA
13 – * CLELIN FERRELL – DE – CLEMSON
14 – MITCH HYATT – OT – CLEMSON
15 – * MIKE WEBER – RB – OHIO STATE
16 – JORDAN WHITEHEAD – FS – PITTSBURGH
17 – CAMERON SMITH – ILB – USC
18 – * DYLAN JACKSON – DE – STANFORD
19 – DERRIUS GUICE – RB – LSU
20 – JOSH SWEAT – OLB – FLORIDA STATE
21 – CHRISTIAN KIRK – WR – TEXAS A&M
22 – PORTER GUSTIN – OLB – USC
23 – NATREZ PATRICK – ILB – GEORGIA
24 – DORANCE ARMSTRONG – DE – KANSAS
25 – MARTEZ IVEY – G – FLORIDA
26 – MYLES GASKIN – RB – WASHINGTON
27 – TANNER MANGUM – QB – BRIGHAM YOUNG
28 – TE’VON CONEY – OLB – NOTRE DAME
29 – ANTONIO CALLAWAY – WR – FLORIDA
30 – C.J. CONRAD – TE – KENTUCKY
31 – GERON CHRISTIAN – OT – LOUISVILLE
32 – BYRON COWART – DE – AUBURN
33 – DAMIEN HARRIS – RB – ALABAMA
34 – JONATHAN LEDBETTER – DE/OLB – GEORGIA
35 – DEON CAIN – WR – CLEMSON
36 – TREY ADAMS – OT – WASHINGTON
37 – BO SCARBROUGH – RB – ALABAMA
38 – TRENTON IRWIN – WR – STANFORD
39 – JONATHAN CRAWFORD – SS – INDIANA
40 – TOBY WEATHERSBY – OT – LSU