NFP Rankings: Top NCAA Football Senior Prospects

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NFP Rankings: Top NCAA Football Senior Prospects
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With Week 11 of the college football season on the horizon, seniors will be playing the final games of their collegiate careers.

Let's re-rank and break down the top senior prospects at each position (height and weight in parentheses).

 

Quarterbacks

1. Tony Pike, Cincinnati (6'6", 212)
2. Colt McCoy, Texas (6'2", 212)
3. Mike Kafka, Northwestern (6'3", 220)
4. Sean Canfield, Oregon State (6'5", 215)
5. Tim Tebow, Florida (6'3", 245)
6. Jonathan Crompton, Tennessee (6'4", 228)
7. Bill Stull, Pittsburgh (6'3", 215)
8. John Skelton, Fordham (6'5", 256)
9. Dan LeFevour, Central Michigan (6'3", 226)
10. Ryan Perrilloux, Jacksonville State (6'2", 228)

 

Running Backs

1. C.J. Spiller, Clemson (5'11", 195)
2. Montario Hardesty, Tennessee (6'0", 215)
3. Charles Scott, LSU (5'11", 234)
4. Michael Smith, Arkansas (5'7", 180)
5. Toby Gerhart, Stanford (6'1", 235)
6. Anthony Dixon, Mississippi State (6'1", 235)
7. Ben Tate, Auburn (5'11", 218)
8. Brandon Minor, Michigan (6'0", 218)
9. Chris Brown, Oklahoma (5'11", 200)
10. Deji Karim, Southern Illinois (5'9", 205)

 

Fullbacks/H-backs

1. Rashawn Jackson, Virginia (6'1", 245)
2. Dorin Dickerson, Pittsburgh (6'2", 230)
3. Cody Slate, Marshall (6'2", 224)
4. Jameson Konz, Kent State (6'3", 226)
5. Matt Clapp, Oklahoma (6'2", 246)
6. Richard Dickson, LSU (6'2", 240)
7. John Conner, Kentucky (5'11", 240)
8. Riar Geer, Colorado (6'3", 250)
9. Rendrick Taylor, Clemson (6'2", 264)
10. Ryan Moya, UCLA (6'3", 243)

 

Tight Ends

1. Anthony McCoy, USC (6'5", 252)
2. Ed Dickson, Oregon (6'4", 243)
3. Garrett Graham, Wisconsin (6'3", 250)
4. Tony Moeaki, Iowa (6'3", 252)
5. Nate Byham, Pittsburgh (6'4", 258)
6. Dennis Pitta, BYU (6'2", 248)
7. Andrew Quarless, Penn State (6'5", 248)
8. Michael Hoomanawanui, Illinois (6'3", 270)
9. Dedrick Epps, Miami (6'4", 253)
10. Jeron Mastrud, Kansas State (6'5", 253)

Note: Oklahoma TE Jermaine Gresham is not listed due to a season-ending injury.

 

Wide Receivers

1. Brandon LaFell, LSU (6'3", 206)
2. Jeremy Williams, Tulane (6'1", 205)
3. Eric Decker, Minnesota (6'3", 215)
4. Jacoby Ford, Clemson (5'9", 185)
5. Blair White, Michigan State (6'2", 200)
6. Jordan Shipley, Texas (6'0", 190)
7. Mardy Gilyard, Cincinnati (6'0", 187)
8. Marcus Easley, Connecticut (6'2", 216)
9. David Gettis, Baylor (6'4", 215)
10. Dexter McCluster, Mississippi (5'7", 168)

 

Offensive Tackles

1. Russell Okung, Oklahoma State (6'5", 302)
2. Charles Brown, USC (6'5", 292)
3. Jason Fox, Miami (6'6", 314)
4. Kyle Calloway, Iowa (6'7", 315)
5. Chris Scott, Tennessee (6'4", 346)
6. Ciron Black, LSU (6'5", 322)
7. Selvish Capers, West Virginia (6'5", 298)
8. Trent Williams, Oklahoma (6'5", 318)
9. Mike Tepper, California (6'6", 322)
10. Will Barker, Virginia (6'7", 320)

 

Offensive Guards

1. Mike Iupati, Idaho (6'5", 330)
2. Zane Beadles, Utah (6'4", 305)
3. Mitch Petrus, Arkansas (6'3", 315)
4. John Jerry, Mississippi (6'5", 350)
5. Sergio Render, Virginia Tech (6'3", 313)
6. Mike Johnson, Alabama (6'5", 305)
7. Shawn Lauvao, Arizona State (6'3", 305)
8. Jon Asamoah, Illinois (6'4", 315)
9. Marshall Newhouse, TCU (6'3", 320)
10. Vladimir Ducasse, Massachusetts (6'5", 330)

 

Centers

1. J.D. Walton, Baylor (6'3", 305)
2. Eric Olsen, Notre Dame (6'4", 305)
3. Kenny Alfred, Washington State (6'2", 300)
4. Matt Tennant, Boston College (6'4", 291)
5. Ted Larsen, North Carolina State (6'2", 300)
6. Erik Cook, New Mexico (6'6", 318)
7. Joel Nitchman, Michigan State (6'3", 296)
8. Garrett Anderson, South Carolina (6'4", 308)
9. John Estes, Hawaii (6'2", 298)
10. Kyle Mutcher, Weber State (6'3", 300)

 

Defensive Ends

1. Greg Hardy, Mississippi (6'4", 265)
2. Brandon Graham, Michigan (6'1", 263)
3. Jermaine Cunningham, Florida (6'3", 252)
4. Corey Wootton, Northwestern (6'6" 280)
5. Jammie Kirlew, Indiana (6'2", 260)
6. Jeffrey Fitzgerald, Kansas State (6'4", 280)
7. Alex Carrington, Arkansas State (6'5", 284)
8. Greg Middleton, Indiana (6'3", 284)
9. Brandon Deaderick, Alabama (6'4", 287)
10. O’Brien Schofield, Wisconsin (6'2", 248)

 

Defensive Tackles

1. Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska (6'4", 302)
2. Terrence Cody, Alabama (6'4", 365)
3. Arthur Jones, Syracuse (6'3", 302)
4. Jared Odrick, Penn State (6'4", 298)
5. D’Anthony Smith, Louisiana Tech (6'2", 298)
6. Lamarr Houston, Texas (6'2", 300)
7. Mike Neal, Purdue (6'3", 302)
8. Vince Oghobaase, Duke (6'5", 305)
9. Ekom Udofia, Stanford (6'2", 315)
10. Malcolm Sheppard, Arkansas (6'2", 290)

 

4-3 Outside Linebackers

1. Sean Weatherspoon, Missouri (6'1", 245)
2. A.J. Edds, Iowa (6'4", 244)
3. Perry Riley, LSU (6'1", 245)
4. Ryan Stamper, Florida (6'2", 235)
5. Roddrick Muckelroy, Texas (6'2", 235)
6. Dekoda Watson, Florida State (6'2", 226)
7. E.J. Savannah, Washington (6'1", 228)
8. Stevenson Sylvester, Utah (6'2", 230)
9. Rico McCoy, Tennessee (6'0", 220)
10. Dustin Doe, Florida (6'0", 239)

 

3-4 Outside Linebackers

1. Ricky Sapp, Clemson (6'4", 248)
2. Eric Norwood, South Carolina (6'0", 252)
3. Jerry Hughes, TCU (6'2", 257)
4. George Selvie, South Florida (6'4", 245)
5. Sergio Kindle, Texas (6'4", 255)
6. Austen Lane, Murray State (6'6", 258)
7. Carl Ihenacho, San Jose State (6'3", 256)
8. Willie Young, NC State (6'4", 250)
9. Cameron Sheffield, Troy (6'2", 249)
10. Rahim Alem, LSU (6'3", 262)

 

Inside Linebackers

1. Brandon Spikes, Florida (6'3", 256)
2. Daryl Washington, TCU (6'2", 234)
3. Micah Johnson, Kentucky (6'2", 258)
4. Sean Lee, Penn State (6'2", 236)
5. Pat Angerer, Iowa (6'0", 235)
6. Jamar Chaney, Mississippi State (6'1", 240)
7. Joe Pawelek, Baylor (6'2", 240)
8. Josh Hull, Penn State (6'3", 240)
9. Mike McLaughlin, Boston College (6'0", 245)
10. Boris Lee, Troy (6'0", 245)

 

Cornerbacks

1. Brandon Ghee, Wake Forest (6'0", 190)
2. Kyle Wilson, Boise State (5'10", 185)
3. Javier Arenas, Alabama (5'9", 198)
4. Stephan Virgil, Virginia Tech (5'11", 189)
5. Trevard Lindley, Kentucky (5'11", 180)
6. Akwasi Owusu-Ansah, Indiana PA (6'1", 195)
7. Brian Jackson, Oklahoma (6'1", 200)
8. Perrish Cox, Oklahoma State (6'0", 198)
9. Syd’Quan Thompson, California (5'9", 191)
10. Kevin Thomas, USC (6'1", 190)

Note: Oregon’s Walter Thurmond III is not listed due to a season-ending injury.

 

Safeties

1. Taylor Mays, USC (6'3", 235)
2. T.J. Ward, Oregon (5'10", 201)
3. Nick Polk, Indiana (5'11", 219)
4. Nate Allen, South Florida (6'1", 206)
5. Kam Chancellor, Virginia Tech (6'3", 230)
6. Justin Woodall, Alabama (6'1", 220)
7. Darrell Stuckey, Kansas (5'11", 205)
8. Harry Coleman, LSU (6'2", 206)
9. Barry Church, Toledo (6'1", 219)
10. Josh Pinkard, USC (6'1", 215)

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