2011 NFL Draft

2011 NFL Draft: Ben Lorimer's Big Board V.2 Crowns Patrick Peterson Top Prospect

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MARCH 1: Defensive back Patrick Peterson of LSU works out during the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 28, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
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Ben LorimerSenior Analyst IIMarch 23, 2011

After the completion of the Scouting Combine and the majority of the pro days it is once more time to predict who the best prospects are going into the draft. This is my second Big Board for the 2011 Draft. Please feel free to comment on the placement of players, but be nice. A big board is different for everyone.

  1. Patrick Peterson (CB): LSU
  2. Marcell Dareus (DT): Alabama
  3. Von Miller (LB): Texas A&M
  4. Cameron Jordan (DE): Cal
  5. Julio Jones (WR): Alabama
  6. Nick Fairley (DT): Auburn
  7. Prince Amukamara (CB): Nebraska
  8. Da'Quan Bowers (DE): Clemson
  9. Mark Ingram (RB): Alabama
  10. Robert Quinn (DE): UNC
  11. A.J. Green (WR): Georgia
  12. Blaine Gabbert (QB): Missouri
  13. Tyron Smith (OT): USC
  14. Cam Newton (QB): Auburn
  15. J.J. Watt (DE/DT): Wisconsin
  16. Marvin Austin (DT): UNC
  17. Gabe Carimi (OT): Wisconsin
  18. Mike Pouncey (OG/C): Florida
  19. Aldon Smith (DE/OLB): Missouri
  20. Brandon Harris (CB): Miami
  21. Anthony Castonzo (OT): Boston College
  22. Jimmy Smith (CB): Colorado
  23. Titus Young (WR): Boise State
  24. Ryan Kerrigan (DE/OLB): Purdue
  25. Stephen Paea (DT): Oregon State
  26. Nate Solder (OT): Colorado
  27. Danny Watkins (OG): Baylor
  28. Adrian Clayborn (DE): Iowa
  29. Justin Houston (DE/OLB): Georgia
  30. Mikel Leshoure (RB): Illinois
  31. Phil Taylor (DT): Baylor
  32. Jonathan Baldwin (WR): Pittsburgh
  33. Jake Locker (QB) Washington
  34. Kyle Rudolph (TE): Notre Dame
  35. Derek Sherrod (OT): Mississippi State
  36. Torrey Smith (WR): Maryland
  37. Martez Wilson (LB): Illinois
  38. Jordan Cameron (TE): USC
  39. Jabaal Sheard (DE/OLB): Pittsburgh
  40. Aaron Williams (CB): Texas
  41. Stefen Wiesniewski (C): Penn State
  42. Akeem Ayers (LB): UCLA
  43. Bruce Carter (LB): UNC
  44. Ben Ijalana (OT): Villanova
  45. Christian Ponder (QB): Florida State
  46. Christian Ballard (DE/DT): Iowa
  47. Cory Liuget (DT): Illinois
  48. Sam Acho (OLB): Texas
  49. Brooks Reed (OLB): Arizona
  50. Curtis Brown (CB): Texas



Top Ten Colleges


Each college gets points for every player in the top 50. For example, the number one player gets 50 points and the 50th best player gets 1 point. These are the best colleges based on my big board. 

  1. Alabama (137)
  2. UNC (85)
  3. Auburn (82)
  4. Missouri (71)
  5. Wisconsin (70)
  6. Georgia (62)
  7. Colorado (54)
  8. USC (51)
  9. LSU (50)
  10. Texas A&M (49)

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