B/R NFL Scouting Dept. 2021 NFL Draft Big Board 3.0

BR NFL Scouting DepartmentContributor IApril 16, 2021

B/R NFL Scouting Dept. 2021 NFL Draft Big Board 3.0

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    The third big board from the new B/R NFL Scouting Department is here. 

    Our group consists of four scouts who have a variety of backgrounds in the NFL scouting world.

    Nate Tice: Nate is a former college quarterback, NFL coach and scout who provides football breakdowns on his Twitter account and can also be heard weekly on The Athletic Football Show podcast. 

    Brandon Thorn: Brandon is the author of the Trench Warfare Newsletter, which focuses exclusively on offensive and defensive line evaluation. He also produces video content for the scouting academy and is an analyst for Establish the Run. He previously contributed to Bleacher Report as a scout for NFL1000

    Justis Mosqueda: Justis has written for Bleacher Report as an NFL featured columnist and was a scout for NFL1000. He is also the director of analytics for Optimum Scouting

    Cory Giddings: Cory has experience working on multiple levels of football, both in coaching and player evaluation. In recent years, he has worked with the New York Giants and collegiate teams within the Big Ten. 

    This third big board will focus exclusively on the top 250 prospects in the 2021 NFL draft, which begins April 29.

          

    Grading Scale

    10: Once-in-a-Generation Prospect at Their Position (No. 1 Overall)

    9.5-9.9: Hall of Fame Talent (Top 3 Overall)

    9.0-9.4: Potential All-Pro (Top 10 Overall)

    8.5-8.9: Immediate-Impact NFL Starter (1st Round)

    8.0-8.4: Immediate NFL Starter (1st-2nd Round)

    7.5-7.9: Potential NFL Starter (2nd-3rd Round)

    7.0-7.4: Future Role Player/Spot Starter (4th round)

    6.5-6.9: Career Backup/Rotational Player (5th-6th round)

    6.0-6.4: Fringe Backup Potential (7th round)

    5.5-5.9: UDFA Who Should Make Roster (UDFA)

    5.0-5.4: UDFA Long Shot to Make Roster (UDFA

    0.0-4.9: Training Camp Body (UDFA)


    Grades for each player were assigned by the following scouts:     

    Nate Tice: QBs, RBs, WRs and receiving TEs

    Brandon Thorn: Blocking TEs, OTs, OGs and Cs

    Justis Mosqueda: DL, EDGE and LBs

    Cory Giddings: CBs and Safeties

Top 250

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    Top 250 Prospects: Ties in grades were broken through roundtable discussion among the four scouts.     

    1. Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson (9.5)

    2. Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State (9.2)

    3. Kyle Pitts, TE, Florida (9.1)

    4. Penei Sewell, OT, Oregon (9.0)

    5. DeVonta Smith, WR, Alabama (8.9)

    6. Trey Lance, QB, North Dakota State (8.75)

    7. Zach Wilson, QB, BYU (8.7)

    8. Landon Dickerson, IOL, Alabama (8.7)

    9. Rashod Bateman, WR, Minnesota (8.65)

    10. Ja'Marr Chase, WR, LSU (8.6)

    11. Daviyon Nixon, DL, Iowa (8.51)

    12. Teven Jenkins, OT, Oklahoma State (8.5)

    13. Alijah Vera-Tucker, IOL, USC (8.5)

    14. Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, LB, Notre Dame (8.5)

    15. Rashawn Slater, OT, Northwestern (8.4)

    16. Patrick Surtain II, CB, Alabama (8.4)

    17. Jaylen Waddle, WR, Alabama (8.4)

    18. Christian Darrisaw, OT, Virginia Tech (8.3)

    19. Micah Parsons, LB, Penn State (8.3)

    20. Trevon Moehrig, S, TCU (8.3)

    21. Kwity Paye, EDGE, Michigan (8.2)

    22. Jaycee Horn, CB, South Carolina (8.2)

    23. Greg Newsome II, CB, Northwestern (8.2)

    24. Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa (8.11)

    25. Creed Humphrey, IOL, Oklahoma (8.1)

    26. Caleb Farley, CB, Virginia Tech (8.1)

    27. Jaelan Phillips, EDGE, Miami (FL) (8.1)

    28. Liam Eichenberg, OT, Notre Dame (8.0)

    29. Stone Forsythe, OT, Florida (8.0)

    30. Najee Harris, RB, Alabama (8.0)

    31. Elijah Moore, WR, Mississippi (7.92)

    32. Christian Barmore, DL, Alabama (7.91)

    33. Dyami Brown, WR, North Carolina (7.91)

    34. Alex Leatherwood, OT, Alabama (7.9)

    35. Terrace Marshall Jr., WR, LSU (7.9)

    36. Rashad Weaver, EDGE, Pittsburgh (7.9)

    37. Quinn Meinerz, IOL, Wisconsin-Whitewater (7.9)

    38. Wyatt Davis, IOL, Ohio State (7.9)

    39. Rondale Moore, WR, Purdue (7.9)

    40. Javonte Williams, RB, North Carolina (7.9)

    41. Jay Tufele, DL, USC (7.83)

    42. Azeez Ojulari, EDGE, Georgia (7.82)

    43. Joseph Ossai, EDGE, Texas (7.81)

    44. Mac Jones, QB, Alabama (7.8)

    45. Asante Samuel Jr., CB, Florida State (7.8)

    46. Kary Vincent Jr., CB, LSU (7.8)

    47. Brady Christensen, OT, BYU (7.8)

    48. Pat Freiermuth, TE, Penn State (7.8)

    49. Brenden Jaimes, OT, Nebraska (7.8)

    50. Elijah Molden, CB, Washington (7.8)

    51. Tylan Wallace, WR, Oklahoma State (7.8)

    52. Chazz Surratt, LB, North Carolina (7.8)

    53. Ronnie Perkins, EDGE, Oklahoma (7.8)

    54. Michael Carter, RB, North Carolina (7.8)

    55. Jevon Holland, S, Oregon (7.8)

    56. Gregory Rousseau, EDGE, Miami (FL) (7.76)

    57. Jayson Oweh, EDGE, Penn State (7.75)

    58. Khyiris Tonga, DL, BYU (7.74)

    59. Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky (7.73)

    60. Levi Onwuzurike, DL, Washington (7.72)

    61. Amari Rodgers, WR, Clemson (7.71)

    62. Carlos Basham, EDGE, Wake Forest (7.71)

    63. Kadarius Toney, WR, Florida (7.71)

    64. Eric Stokes, CB, Georgia (7.7)

    65. Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson (7.7)

    66. Amon-Ra St. Brown, WR, USC (7.7)

    67. Samuel Cosmi, OT, Texas (7.7)

    68. Joe Tryon, EDGE, Washington (7.7)

    69. Walker Little, OT, Stanford (7.7)

    70. Drew Dalman, IOL, Stanford (7.7)

    71. Kendrick Green, IOL, Illinois (7.7)

    72. Milton Williams, DL, Louisiana Tech (7.63)

    73. William Bradley-King, EDGE, Baylor (7.62)

    74. Shaka Toney, EDGE, Penn State (7.62)

    75. Dylan Moses, LB, Alabama (7.62)

    76. Osa Odighizuwa, DL, UCLA (7.62)

    77. Marvin Wilson, DL, Florida State (7.61)

    78. Joshua Kaindoh, EDGE, Florida State (7.6)

    79. Aaron Robinson, CB, UCF (7.6)

    80. Trey Smith, IOL, Tennessee (7.6)

    81. Robert Hainsey, IOL, Notre Dame (7.6)

    82. Deonte Brown, IOL, Alabama (7.6)

    83. Aaron Banks, IOL, Notre Dame (7.6)

    84. Tommy Tremble, TE, Notre Dame (7.6)

    85. Jamar Johnson, S, Indiana (7.6)

    86. Ihmir Smith-Marsette, WR, Iowa (7.56)

    87. Seth Williams, WR, Auburn (7.55)

    88. Cameron McGrone, LB, Michigan (7.53)

    89. Isaiah McDuffie, LB, Boston College (7.53)

    90. Alim McNeill, DL, NC State (7.52)

    91. Monty Rice, LB, Georgia (7.52)

    92. Marco Wilson, CB, Florida (7.51)

    93. Anthony Schwartz, WR, Auburn (7.51)

    94. Nick Bolton, LB, Missouri (7.51)

    95. Pete Werner, LB, Ohio State (7.51)

    96. Spencer Brown, OT, Northern Iowa (7.5)

    97. Mark Gilbert, CB, Duke (7.5)

    98. D'Wayne Eskridge, WR, Western Michigan (7.5)

    99. Jackson Carman, IOL, Clemson (7.5)

    100. Josh Myers, IOL, Ohio State (7.5)

    101. Richie Grant, S, UCF (7.5)

    102. Quincy Roche, EDGE, Miami (FL) (7.5)

    103. Brevin Jordan, TE, Miami (FL) (7.5)

    104. Tommy Togiai, DL, Ohio State (7.5)

    105. Tyson Campbell, CB, Georgia (7.5)

    106. Dayo Odeyingbo, EDGE, Vanderbilt (7.41)

    107. Ifeatu Melifonwu, CB, Syracuse (7.4)

    108. Dillon Radunz, OT, North Dakota St. (7.4)

    109. Shaun Wade, CB, Ohio State (7.4)

    110. Royce Newman, IOL, Mississippi (7.4)

    111. Payton Turner, DL, Houston (7.4)

    112. Tyler Shelvin, DL, LSU (7.4)

    113. Tutu Atwell, WR, Louisville (7.4)

    114. Jaelon Darden, WR, North Texas (7.4)

    115. Ben Cleveland, IOL, Georgia (7.4)

    116. Deommodore Lenoir, CB, Oregon (7.4)

    117. Austin Faoliu, DL, Oregon (7.31)

    118. Kenneth Gainwell, RB, Memphis (7.3)

    119. Hunter Long, TE, Boston College (7.3)

    120. Derrick Barnes, LB, Purdue (7.3)

    121. Adetokunbo Ogundeji, EDGE, Notre Dame (7.3)

    122. Jaylen Twyman, DL, Pittsburgh (7.3)

    123. DJ Daniel, CB, Georgia (7.3)

    124. Cornell Powell, WR, Clemson (7.25)

    125. Jermar Jefferson, RB, Oregon State (7.25)

    126. Josh Palmer, WR, Tennessee (7.21)

    127. Elerson Smith, EDGE, Northern Iowa (7.21)

    128. Chris Rumph II, EDGE, Duke (7.21)

    129. Jabril Cox, LB, LSU (7.21)

    130. Charles Snowden, EDGE, Virginia (7.21)

    131. Janarius Robinson, EDGE, Florida State (7.21)

    132. Baron Browning, LB, Ohio State (7.21)

    133. Bobby Brown III, DL, Texas A&M (7.21)

    134. Kyle Trask, QB, Florida (7.2)

    135. Trey Sermon, RB, Ohio State (7.2)

    136. Daelin Hayes, EDGE, Notre Dame (7.2)

    137. Jalen Mayfield, IOL, Michigan (7.2)

    138. Hamsah Nasirildeen, S, Florida State (7.2)

    139. Jonathan Adams, WR, Arkansas State (7.2)

    140. Jordan Smith, EDGE, UAB (7.2)

    141. Keith Taylor, CB, Washington (7.2)

    142. Nico Collins, WR, Michigan (7.2)

    143. Tony Fields II, LB, West Virginia (7.2)

    144. Kylin Hill, RB, Mississippi St. (7.2)

    145. Dazz Newsome, WR, North Carolina (7.2)

    146. Tyree Gillespie, S, Missouri (7.2)

    147. Brady Breeze, S, Oregon (7.1)

    148. Marlon Tuipulotu, DL, USC (7.1)

    149. Kellen Mond, QB, Texas A&M (7.1)

    150. Josh Ball, OT, Marshall (7.1)

    151. Tarron Jackson, EDGE, Coastal Carolina (7.1)

    152. Garret Wallow, LB, TCU (7.1)

    153. Simi Fehoko, WR, Stanford (7.1)

    154. Divine Deablo, S, Virginia Tech (7.1)

    155. Paulson Adebo, CB, Stanford (7.1)

    156. Tamorrion Terry, WR, Florida State (7.1)

    157. Cade Johnson, WR, South Dakota St. (7.1)

    158. Thomas Graham Jr., CB, Oregon (7.1)

    159. Marquiss Spencer, DL, Mississippi State (7.1)

    160. Kelvin Joseph, CB, Kentucky (7.0)

    161. James Hudson, OT, Cincinnati (7.0)

    162. Jaret Patterson, RB, Buffalo (7.0)

    163. Darius Hodge, EDGE, Marshall (7.0)

    164. Camryn Bynum, CB, California (7.0)

    165. Michal Menet, IOL, Penn State (7.0)

    166. Talanoa Hufanga, S, USC (7.0)

    167. Davis Mills, QB, Stanford (6.9)

    168. Benjamin St-Juste, CB, Minnesota (6.9)

    169. Trey Hill, IOL, Georgia (6.9)

    170. D'Ante Smith, OT, East Carolina (6.9)

    171. Jacob Harris, WR, UCF (6.9)

    172. Khalil Herbert, RB, Virginia Tech (6.9)

    173. Shi Smith, WR, South Carolina (6.9)

    174. Frank Darby, WR, Arizona State (6.9)

    175. Tay Gowan, CB, UCF (6.9)

    176. Ar'Darius Washington, S, TCU (6.9)

    177. Patrick Johnson, EDGE, Tulane (6.9)

    178. Bryce Thompson, CB, Tennessee (6.9)

    179. Rhamondre Stevenson, RB, Oklahoma (6.9)

    180. Chuba Hubbard, RB, Oklahoma State (6.85)

    181. Drake Jackson, IOL, Kentucky (6.8)

    182. Alaric Jackson, OT, Iowa (6.8)

    183. Andre Cisco, S, Syracuse (6.8)

    184. Austin Watkins Jr., WR, UAB (6.8)

    185. Justin Hilliard, LB, Ohio State (6.8)

    186. Larry Rountree III, RB, Missouri (6.8)

    187. Brenden Knox, RB, Marshall (6.8)

    188. Chauncey Golston, EDGE, Iowa (6.8)

    189. Christian Uphoff, S, Illinois State (6.8)

    190. Shakur Brown, CB, Michigan State (6.8)

    191. Javian Hawkins, RB, Louisville (6.8)

    192. KJ Britt, LB, Auburn (6.8)

    193. Marquez Stevenson, WR, Houston (6.8)

    194. Jamien Sherwood, S, Auburn (6.8)

    195. Shawn Davis, S, Florida (6.8)

    196. Kenny Yeboah, TE, Mississippi (6.8)

    197. Ben Mason, FB, Michigan (6.7)

    198. Ta'Quon Graham, DL, Texas (6.7)

    199. Dax Milne, WR, BYU (6.7)

    200. Josh Imatorbhebhe, WR, Illinois (6.7)

    201. Donovan Stiner, S, Florida (6.7)

    202. Elijah Mitchell, RB, Louisiana (6.7)

    203. Malcolm Koonce, EDGE, Buffalo (6.7)

    204. Paris Ford, S, Pittsburgh (6.7)

    205. Buddy Johnson, LB, Texas A&M (6.7)

    206. Trill Williams, CB, Syracuse (6.7)

    207. Hamilcar Rashed, EDGE, Oregon State (6.7)

    208. Demetric Felton, RB, UCLA (6.7)

    209. Trevon Grimes, WR, Florida (6.7)

    210. Damar Hamlin, S, Pittsburgh (6.6)

    211. John Bates, TE, Boise State (6.6)

    212. Mike Strachan, WR, Charleston (6.6)

    213. Zach Davidson, TE, Central Missouri (6.6)

    214. Sage Surratt, WR, Wake Forest (6.6)

    215. Darius Stills, DL, West Virginia (6.6)

    216. Tony Poljan, TE, Virginia (6.5)

    217. Richard LeCounte, S, Georgia (6.5)

    218. Sadarius Hutcherson, IOL, South Carolina (6.5)

    219. Dez Fitzpatrick, WR, Louisville (6.5)

    220. Patrick Jones II, EDGE, Pittsburgh (6.5)

    221. Israel Mukuamu, CB, South Carolina (6.5)

    222. Jamie Newman, QB, Georgia (6.5)

    223. Victor Dimukeje, EDGE, Duke (6.5)

    224. Kene Nwangwu, RB, Iowa State (6.5)

    225. Kylen Granson, TE, SMU (6.5)

    226. Mark Webb, CB, Georgia (6.5)

    227. Nick Niemann, LB, Iowa (6.5)

    228. Malik Herring, DL, Georgia (6.5)

    229. Dai'Jean Dixon, WR, Nicholls St. (6.4)

    230. Wyatt Hubert, EDGE, Kansas State (6.4)

    231. Briley Moore, TE, Kansas State (6.4)

    232. Chris Evans, RB, Michigan (6.4)

    233. Feleipe Franks, QB, Arkansas (6.4)

    234. Ian Book, QB, Notre Dame (6.4)

    235. Matt Bushman, TE, BYU (6.4)

    236. Brennan Eagles, WR, Texas (6.4)

    237. Tre McKitty, TE, Georgia (6.4)

    238. Tristen Hoge, IOL, BYU (6.4)

    239. Jonathon Cooper, DL, Ohio State (6.3)

    240. Anthony Hines III, LB, Texas A&M (6.3)

    241. Ben Skowronek, WR, Notre Dame (6.3)

    242. Joshuah Bledsoe, S, Missouri (6.3)

    243. Quinton Bohanna, DL, Kentucky (6.3)

    244. Sam Ehlinger, QB, Texas (6.3)

    245. Tedarrell Slaton, DL, Florida (6.3)

    246. Pooka Williams Jr., Kansas (6.2)

    247. Warren Jackson, WR, Colorado State (6.2)

    248. Marlon Williams, WR, UCF (6.2)

    249. Brandin Echols, CB, Kentucky (6.1)

    250. Quintin Morris, TE, Bowling Green (6.1)

Quarterbacks

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    Scouted by: Nate Tice

    Most Accurate: Justin Fields

    Best Arm Strength: Trevor Lawrence

    Best Mobility: Justin Fields

    Most Pro-Ready: Trevor Lawrence

    Biggest Sleeper: Davis Mills

    1. Trevor Lawrence, Clemson (9.5)

    2. Justin Fields, Ohio State (9.2)

    3. Trey Lance, North Dakota State (8.75)

    4. Zach Wilson, BYU (8.7)

    5. Mac Jones, Alabama (7.8)

    6. Kyle Trask, Florida (7.2)

    7. Kellen Mond, Texas A&M (7.1)

    8. Davis Mills, Stanford (6.9)

    9. Jamie Newman, Georgia (6.5)

    10. Feleipe Franks, Arkansas (6.4)

    11. Ian Book, Notre Dame (6.4)

    12. Sam Ehlinger, Texas (6.3)

Running Backs

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    Scouted by: Nate Tice

    Best Speed: Travis Etienne

    Best Power: Javonte Williams

    Best Vision: Jermar Jefferson

    Best Hands: Najee Harris

    Best Third-Down Back: Michael Carter

    Biggest Sleeper: Jermar Jefferson

    1. Najee Harris, Alabama (8.0)

    2. Javonte Williams, North Carolina (7.9)

    3. Michael Carter, North Carolina (7.8)

    4. Travis Etienne, Clemson (7.7)

    5. Kenneth Gainwell, Memphis (7.3)

    6. Jermar Jefferson, Oregon State (7.25)

    7. Trey Sermon, Ohio State (7.2)

    8. Kylin Hill, Mississippi State (7.2)

    9. Jaret Patterson, Buffalo (7.0)

    10. Khalil Herbert, Virginia Tech (6.9)

    11. Rhamondre Stevenson, Oklahoma (6.9)

    12. Chuba Hubbard, Oklahoma State (6.85)

    13. Larry Rountree III, Missouri (6.8)

    14. Brenden Knox, Marshall (6.8)

    15. Javian Hawkins, Louisville (6.8)

    16. Ben Mason, Michigan  (6.7) (FB)

    17. Elijah Mitchell, Louisiana (6.7)

    18. Demetric Felton, UCLA (6.7)

    19. Kene Nwangwu, Iowa State (6.5)

    20. Chris Evans, Michigan (6.4)

    21. Pooka Williams Jr., Kansas (6.2)

Wide Receivers

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    Scouted by: Nate Tice

    Best Hands: DeVonta Smith

    Best Route-Runner: Rashod Bateman

    Best Speed: Jaylen Waddle

    Best Slot Receiver: Amari Rodgers

    Most Pro-Ready: Rashod Bateman

    Biggest Sleeper: Ihmir Smith-Marsette

    1. DeVonta Smith, Alabama (8.9)

    2. Rashod Bateman, Minnesota (8.65) (Read More)

    3. Ja'Marr Chase, LSU (8.6)

    4. Jaylen Waddle, Alabama (8.4)

    5. Elijah Moore, Mississippi (7.92)

    6. Dyami Brown, North Carolina (7.91)

    7. Terrace Marshall Jr., LSU (7.9)

    8. Rondale Moore, Purdue (7.9)

    9. Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma St. (7.8)

    10. Amari Rodgers, Clemson (7.71)

    11. Kadarius Toney, Florida (7.71)

    12. Amon-Ra St. Brown, USC (7.7)

    13. Ihmir Smith-Marsette, Iowa (7.56)

    14. Seth Williams, Auburn (7.55)

    15. Anthony Schwartz, Auburn (7.51)

    16. D'Wayne Eskridge, Western Michigan (7.5)

    17. Tutu Atwell, Louisville (7.4)

    18. Jaelon Darden, North Texas (7.4)

    19. Cornell Powell, Clemson (7.25)

    20. Josh Palmer, Tennessee (7.21)

    21. Jonathan Adams, Arkansas State (7.2)

    22. Nico Collins, Michigan (7.2)

    23. Dazz Newsome, North Carolina (7.2)

    24. Simi Fehoko, Stanford (7.1)

    25. Tamorrion Terry, Florida State (7.1)

    26. Cade Johnson, South Dakota State (7.1)

    27. Jacob Harris, UCF (6.9)

    28. Shi Smith, South Carolina (6.9)

    29. Frank Darby, Arizona State (6.9)

    30. Austin Watkins Jr., UAB (6.8)

    31. Marquez Stevenson, Houston (6.8)

    32. Dax Milne, BYU (6.7)

    33. Josh Imatorbhebhe, Illinois (6.3)

    34. Trevon Grimes, Florida (6.7)

    35. Mike Strachan, Charleston (6.6)

    36. Sage Surratt, Wake Forest (6.6)

    37. Dez Fitzpatrick, Louisville (6.5)

    38. Dai'Jean Dixon, Nicholls St. (6.4)

    39. Brennan Eagles, Texas (6.4)

    40. Ben Skowronek, Notre Dame (6.3)

    41. Warren Jackson, Colorado State (6.2)

    42. Marlon Williams, UCF (6.2)

Tight Ends

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    Scouted by: Nate Tice

    Best Receiver: Kyle Pitts

    Most Versatile: Kyle Pitts

    Best Blocker: Pat Freiermuth

    Most Pro-Ready: Kyle Pitts

    Biggest Sleeper: Zach Davidson

    1. Kyle Pitts, Florida (9.1)

    2. Pat Freiermuth, Penn State (7.8)

    3. Tommy Tremble, Notre Dame (7.6)

    4. Brevin Jordan, Miami (FL) (7.5)

    5. Hunter Long, Boston College (7.3)

    6. Kenny Yeboah, Mississippi (6.8)

    7. John Bates, Boise State (6.6)

    8. Zach Davidson, Central Missouri (6.6)

    9. Tony Poljan, Virginia (6.5)

    10. Kylen Granson, SMU (6.5)

    11. Briley Moore, Kansas State (6.4)

    12. Matt Bushman, BYU (6.4)

    13. Tre' McKitty, Georgia (6.4)

    14. Quintin Morris, Bowling Green (6.1)

Offensive Tackles

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    Scouted by: Brandon Thorn

    Best Run-Blocker: Penei Sewell

    Best Pass-Blocker: Penei Sewell

    Best Zone-Blocker: Rashawn Slater

    Most Pro-Ready: Penei Sewell

    Most Versatile: Alex Leatherwood

    Biggest Sleeper: Stone Forsythe

    1. Penei Sewell, Oregon (9.0)

    2. Teven Jenkins, Oklahoma State (8.5)

    3. Rashawn Slater, Northwestern (8.4)

    4. Christian Darrisaw, Virginia Tech (8.3)

    5. Liam Eichenberg, Notre Dame (8.0)

    6. Stone Forsythe, Florida (8.0)

    7. Alex Leatherwood, Alabama (7.9)

    8. Brady Christensen, BYU (7.8)

    9. Brenden Jaimes, Nebraska (7.8)

    10. Samuel Cosmi, Texas (7.7)

    11. Walker Little, Stanford (7.7)

    12. Spencer Brown, Northern Iowa (7.5)

    13. Dillon Radunz, North Dakota St. (7.4)

    14. Josh Ball, Marshall (7.1)

    15. James Hudson, Cincinnati (7.0)

    16. D'Ante Smith, East Carolina (6.9)

    17. Alaric Jackson, Iowa (6.8)

Interior Offensive Line

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    Scouted by: Brandon Thorn

    Best Run-Blocker: Landon Dickerson

    Best Pass-Blocker: Alijah Vera-Tucker

    Best Zone-Blocker: Drew Dalman

    Most Pro-Ready: Landon Dickerson

    Most Versatile: Alijah Vera-Tucker

    Biggest Sleeper: Robert Hainsey

    1. Landon Dickerson, Alabama (8.7)

    2. Alijah Vera-Tucker, USC (8.5)

    3. Creed Humphrey, Oklahoma (8.1)

    4. Quinn Meinerz, Wisconsin-Whitewater (7.9)

    5. Wyatt Davis, Ohio State (7.9)

    6. Drew Dalman, Stanford (7.7)

    7. Kendrick Green, Illinois (7.7)

    8. Trey Smith, Tennessee (7.6)

    9. Robert Hainsey, Notre Dame (7.6)

    10. Deonte Brown, Alabama (7.6)

    11. Aaron Banks, Notre Dame (7.6)

    12. Jackson Carman, Clemson (7.5)

    13. Josh Myers, Ohio State (7.5)

    14. Royce Newman, Mississippi (7.4)

    15. Ben Cleveland, Georgia (7.4)

    16. Jalen Mayfield, Michigan (7.2)

    17. Michal Menet, Penn State (7.0)

    18. Trey Hill, Georgia (6.9)

    19. Drake Jackson, Kentucky (6.8)

    20. Sadarius Hutcherson, South Carolina (6.5)

    21. Tristen Hoge, BYU (6.4)

Defensive Linemen

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    Scouted by: Justis Mosqueda

    Best Nose Tackle: Khyiris Tonga

    Best Pass-Rusher: Christian Barmore

    Best Run-Stopper: Jay Tufele

    Most Versatile: Daviyon Nixon

    Biggest Sleeper: Khyiris Tonga

    1. Daviyon Nixon, Iowa (8.51)

    2. Christian Barmore, Alabama (7.91)

    3. Jay Tufele, USC (7.83)

    4. Khyiris Tonga, BYU (7.74)

    5. Levi Onwuzurike, Washington (7.72)

    6. Milton Williams, Louisiana Tech (7.63)

    7. Osa Odighizuwa, UCLA (7.62)

    8. Marvin Wilson, Florida State (7.61)

    9. Alim McNeill, North Carolina St. (7.52)

    10. Tommy Togiai, Ohio State (7.5)

    11. Payton Turner, Houston (7.4)

    12. Tyler Shelvin, LSU (7.4)

    13. Austin Faoliu, Oregon (7.31)

    14. Jaylen Twyman, Pittsburgh (7.3)

    15. Bobby Brown III, Texas A&M (7.21)

    16. Marlon Tuipulotu, USC (7.1)

    17. Marquiss Spencer, Mississippi St. (7.1)

    18. Ta'Quon Graham, Texas (6.7)

    19. Darius Stills, West Virginia (6.6)

    20. Malik Herring, Georgia (6.5)

    21. Jonathon Cooper, Ohio State (6.3)

    22. Quinton Bohanna, Kentucky (6.3)

    23. Tedarrell Slaton, Florida (6.3)

Edge-Rushers

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    Scouted by: Justis Mosqueda

    Best Speed Rusher: Kwity Paye

    Best Power Rusher: Joshua Kaindoh

    Best Run-Stopper: Joseph Ossai 

    Most Versatile: Rashad Weaver  

    Biggest Sleeper: William Bradley-King

    1. Kwity Paye, Michigan (8.2)

    2. Jaelan Phillips, Miami (FL) (8.1)

    3. Rashad Weaver, Pittsburgh (7.9)

    4. Azeez Ojulari, Georgia (7.82)

    5. Joseph Ossai, Texas (7.81)

    6. Ronnie Perkins, Oklahoma (7.8)

    7. Gregory Rousseau, Miami (FL) (7.76)

    8. Jayson Oweh, Penn State (7.75)

    9. Carlos Basham, Wake Forest (7.71)

    10. Joe Tryon, Washington (7.7)

    11. William Bradley-King, Baylor (7.62)

    12. Shaka Toney, Penn State (7.62)

    13. Joshua Kaindoh, Florida State (7.6)

    14. Quincy Roche, Miami (FL) (7.5)

    15. Dayo Odeyingbo, Vanderbilt (7.41)

    16. Adetokunbo Ogundeji, Notre Dame (7.3)

    17. Elerson Smith, Northern Iowa (7.21)

    18. Chris Rumph II, Duke (7.21)

    19. Charles Snowden, Virginia (7.21)

    20. Janarius Robinson, Florida State (7.21)

    21. Daelin Hayes, Notre Dame (7.2)

    22. Jordan Smith, UAB (7.2)

    23. Tarron Jackson, Coastal Carolina (7.1)

    24. Darius Hodge, Marshall (7.0)

    25. Patrick Johnson, Tulane (6.9)

    26. Chauncey Golston, Iowa (6.8)

    27. Malcolm Koonce, Buffalo (6.7)

    28. Hamilcar Rashed, Oregon State (6.7)

    29. Patrick Jones II, Pittsburgh (6.5)

    30. Victor Dimukeje, Duke (6.5)

    31. Wyatt Hubert, Kansas State (6.4)     

Linebackers

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    Scouted by: Justis Mosqueda

    Best Blitzer: Micah Parsons

    Best Run-Stopper: Micah Parsons

    Best in Coverage: Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah

    Most Versatile: Micah Parsons    

    Biggest Sleeper: Chazz Surratt

    1. Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, Notre Dame (8.5)

    2. Micah Parsons, Penn State (8.3)

    3. Zaven Collins, Tulsa (8.11)

    4. Chazz Surratt, North Carolina (7.8) - Read More

    5. Jamin Davis, Kentucky (7.73)

    6. Dylan Moses, Alabama (7.62)

    7. Cameron McGrone, Michigan (7.53)

    8. Isaiah McDuffie, Boston College (7.53)

    9. Monty Rice, Georgia (7.52)

    10. Nick Bolton, Missouri (7.51)

    11. Pete Werner, Ohio State (7.51)

    12. Derrick Barnes, Purdue (7.3)

    13. Jabril Cox, LSU (7.21)

    14. Baron Browning, Ohio State (7.21)

    15. Tony Fields II, West Virginia (7.2)

    16. Garret Wallow, TCU (7.1)

    17. Justin Hilliard, Ohio State (6.8)

    18. K.J. Britt, Auburn (6.8)

    19. Buddy Johnson, Texas A&M (6.7)

    20. Nick Niemann, Iowa (6.5)

    21. Anthony Hines III, Texas A&M (6.3)

Cornerbacks

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    Scouted by: Cory Giddings

    Best in Man Coverage: Patrick Surtain II

    Best in Zone Coverage: Asante Samuel Jr.

    Best Slot Corner: Elijah Molden

    Most Versatile: Ifeatu Melifonwu

    Biggest Sleeper: Ifeatu Melifonwu

    1. Patrick Surtain II, Alabama (8.4)

    2. Jaycee Horn, South Carolina (8.2)

    3. Greg Newsome II, Northwestern (8.2)

    4. Caleb Farley, Virginia Tech (8.1)

    5. Asante Samuel Jr., Florida State (7.8)

    6. Kary Vincent Jr., LSU (7.8)

    7. Elijah Molden, Washington (7.8)

    8. Eric Stokes, Georgia (7.7)

    9. Aaron Robinson, Central Florida (7.6)

    10. Marco Wilson, Florida (7.51)

    11. Mark Gilbert, Duke (7.5)

    12. Tyson Campbell, Georgia (7.5)

    13. Ifeatu Melifonwu, Syracuse (7.4)

    14. Shaun Wade, Ohio State (7.4)

    15. Deommodore Lenoir, Oregon (7.4)

    16. DJ Daniel, Georgia (7.3)

    17. Keith Taylor, Washington (7.2)

    18. Paulson Adebo, Stanford (7.1)

    19. Thomas Graham Jr., Oregon (7.1)

    20. Kelvin Joseph, Kentucky (7.0)

    21. Camryn Bynum, California (7.0)

    22. Benjamin St-Juste, Minnesota (6.9)

    23. Tay Gowan, UCF (6.9)

    24. Bryce Thompson, Tennessee (6.9)

    25. Shakur Brown, Michigan State (6.8)

    26. Trill Williams, Syracuse (6.7)

    27. Israel Mukuamu, South Carolina (6.5)

    28. Mark Webb, Georgia (6.5)

    29. Brandin Echols, Kentucky (6.1)

Safeties

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    Scouted by: Cory Giddings

    Best in Zone Coverage: Jevon Holland

    Best Run-Stopper: Hamsah Nasirildeen

    Most Versatile: Trevon Moehrig 

    Biggest Sleeper: Brady Breeze

    1. Trevon Moehrig, TCU (8.3)

    2. Jevon Holland, Oregon (7.8)

    3. Jamar Johnson, Indiana (7.6)

    4. Richie Grant, UCF (7.5)

    5. Hamsah Nasirildeen, Florida State (7.2)

    6. Tyree Gillespie, Missouri (7.2)

    7. Brady Breeze, Oregon (7.1)

    8. Divine Deablo, Virginia Tech (7.1)

    9. Talanoa Hufanga, USC (7.0)

    10. Ar'Darius Washington, TCU (6.9)

    11. Andre Cisco, Syracuse (6.8)

    12. Christian Uphoff, Illinois St. (6.8)

    13. Jamien Sherwood, Auburn (6.8)

    14. Shawn Davis, Florida (6.8)

    15. Donovan Stiner, Florida (6.7)

    16. Paris Ford, Pittsburgh (6.7)

    17. Damar Hamlin, Pittsburgh (6.6)

    18. Richard LeCounte, Georgia (6.5)

    19. Joshuah Bledsoe, Missouri (6.3)