Top 5 Prospects by Position

TOP PROSPECTS BY POSITION 2017 NFL Draft

by LARRY PARKER

Updated April 3, 2017

NOTE:
Underclassmen players are denoted as follows:

  * = Junior
** = Redshirt Sophomore

Quarterback

  1- *Mitchell Trubisky – North Carolina

  2- *DeShaun Watson – Clemson

  3- *Patrick Mahomes – Texas Tech

  4- **DeShone Kizer – Notre Dame

  5- *Brad Kaaya – Miami

  6- Davis Webb – California

  7- *Jerod Evans – Virginia Tech

  8- Nathan Peterman – Pittsburgh

  9- Chad Kelly – Mississippi

10- Joshua Dobbs – Tennessee

Running Back

  1- *Dalvin Cook – Florida State

  2- *Leonard Fournette – LSU

  3- *Christian McCaffrey – Stanford

  4- **Joe Mixon – Oklahoma

  5- *Alvin Kamara – Tennessee

  6- *D’Onta Foreman – Texas

  7- *Samaje Perine – Oklahoma

  8- *Jeremy McNichols – Boise State

  9- *Wayne Gallman – Clemson

10- *Marlon Mack – South Florida

  Fullback

  1- Freddie Stevenson – Florida State

  2- Sam Rogers – Virginia Tech

  3- Dakota Ball – Alabama

  4- Prescott Line – Michigan State

  5- Marquez Williams – Miami

Wide Receiver

  1- *John Ross – Washington

  2- *Mike Williams – Clemson

  3- Corey Davis – Western Michigan

  4- *Chris Godwin – Penn State

  5- *Curtis Samuel – Ohio State

  6- **Noah Brown – Ohio State

  7- Zay Jones – East Carolina

  8- Cooper Kupp – Eastern Washington

  9- *Chad Hansen – California

10- *ArDarius Stewart – Alabama

Tight End

  1- O.J. Howard – Alabama

  2- **David Njoku – Miami

  3- *Adam Shaheen – Ashland

  4- Jake Butt – Michigan

  5- Evan Engram – Mississippi

  6- George Kittle – Iowa

  7- *Bucky Hodges – Virginia Tech

  8- Gerald Everett – South Alabama

  9- Michael Roberts – Toledo

10- Jordan Leggett – Clemson

Offensive Tackle

  1- *Garett Bolles – Utah

  2- *Ryan Ramczyk – Wisconsin

  3- *Cam Robinson – Alabama

  4- *Roderick Johnson – Florida State

  5- Taylor Moton – Western Michigan

  6- Will Holden – Vanderbilt

  7- Antonio Garcia – Troy

  8- Julie’n Davenport – Bucknell

  9- *David Sharpe – Florida

10- Erik Magnuson – Michigan

Guard

  1- Forrest Lamp – Western Kentucky

  2- Dion Dawkins – Temple

  3- Dan Feeney – Indiana

  4- Danny Isidora – Miami

  5- Dorian Johnson – Pittsburgh

  6- Nico Siragusa – San Diego State

  7- Isaac Asiata – Utah

  8- Jermaine Eluemunor – Texas A&M

  9- Jessamen Dunker – Tennessee State

10- Ben Braden – Michigan

Center

  1- Pat Elflein – Ohio State

  2- Ethan Pocic – LSU

  3- Tyler Orlosky – West Virginia

  4- Jon Toth – Kentucky

  5- Kyle Fuller – Baylor

  6- Brandon Kublanow – Georgia

  7- Cameron Tom – Southern Mississippi

  8- Michael Coe – North Dakota

  9- Jay Guillermo – Clemson

10- Cam Keizur – Portland State

Defensive End

  1- *Myles Garrett – Texas A&M

  2- **Solomon Thomas – Stanford

  3- *Derek Barnett – Tennessee

  4- Taco Charlton – Michigan

  5- Jordan Willis – Kansas State

  6- *Charles Harris – Missouri

  7- Tarell Basham – Ohio

  8- Derek Rivers – Youngstown State

  9- *Carl Lawson – Auburn

10- Trey Hendrickson – Florida Atlantic

Defensive Tackle

  1- Jonathan Allen – Alabama

  2- *Malik McDowell – Michigan State

  3- *Caleb Brantley – Florida

  4- Chris Wormley – Michigan

  5- Larry Ogunjobi – Charlotte

  6- Carlos Watkins – Clemson

  7- Montravius Adams – Auburn

  8- Dalvin Tomlinson – Alabama

  9- *Elijah Qualls – Washington

10- Ryan Glasgow – Michigan

Inside Linebacker

  1- Reuben Foster – Alabama

  2- *Zach Cunningham – Vanderbilt

  3- Jarrad Davis – Florida

  4- *Raekwon McMillan – Ohio State

  5- *Alex Anzalone – Florida

  6- Kendell Beckwith – LSU

  7- *Anthony Walker – Northwestern

  8- Connor Harris – Lindenwood

  9- Jordan Evans – Oklahoma

10- Ben Gedeon – Michigan

Outside Linebacker

  1- Haason Reddick – Temple

  2- *T.J. Watt – Wisconsin

  3- Takkarist McKinley – UCLA

  4- Tyus Bowser – Houston

  5- Carroll Phillips – Illinois

  6- Tim Williams – Alabama

  7- Ryan Anderson – Alabama

  8- Duke Riley – LSU

  9- Vince Biegel – Wisconsin

10- Matt Milano – Boston College

Cornerback

  1- **Marshon Lattimore – Ohio State

  2- **Marlon Humphrey – Alabama

  3- Kevin King – Washington

  4- *Sidney Jones – Washington

  5- Fabian Moreau – UCLA

  6- *Gareon Conley – Ohio State

  7- Chidobe Awuzie – Colorado

  8- Tre’Davious White – LSU

  9- *Adoree Jackson – USC

10- *Quincy Wilson – Florida

Safety

  1- *Jamal Adams – LSU

  2- **Malik Hooker – Ohio State

  3- Obi Melifonwu – Connecticut

  4- **Jabrill Peppers – Michigan

  5- *Budda Baker – Washington

  6- *Josh Jones – North Carolina State

  7- *Marcus Williams – Utah

  8- Desmond King – Iowa

  9- Delano Hill – Michigan

10- Justin Evans – Texas A&M

Kicker

  1- Zane Gonzalez – Arizona State

  2- Jake Elliott – Memphis

  3- Harrison Butker – Georgia Tech

  4- Conrad Ukropina – Stanford

  5- Younghoe Koo – Georgia Southern

Punter

  1- Justin Vogel – Miami

  2- Austin Rehkow – Idaho

  3- Toby Baker – Arkansas

  4- Cameron Johnston – Ohio State

  5- Eric Keena – North Texas

Long Snapper

  1- Cole Mazza – Alabama

  2- Colin Holba – Louisville

  3- Joshua Appel – Indiana State

  4- Bradley Northnagel – California

  5- Chase Dominguez – Utah