The 2014 NFL draft is still a long way away, but it’s never too early to take a look at who might go early in top half of the first round.
Players like Marqise Lee, Teddy Bridgewater and Jadeveon Clowney had monster sophomore seasons and look like locks to leave school early and become top 10 picks.
Players are ranked according to what they have done thus far in their college careers, as well as by the potential that they have at the next level.
With almost nine months between now and the 2014 draft, separating the top draft-eligible players is quite difficult.
There definitely isn’t a huge difference between my third, fourth and fifth best players, and it’s important to note that a lot can change over the course of a season.
Still, here’s my list of the top five draft-eligible players in the nation.