Jan 2, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Louisville Cardinals quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) looks to throw against the Florida Gators during the fourth quarter of the Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Louisville defeated Florida 33-23. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Draft Rankings Through Week 4


We are 4 games into the College football season and players are already making their cases that they are legitimate NFL players. Though there is plenty of football left in the season, the rankings are fluid and it is important to note how far players have progressed or regressed since last year.

Quarterback

  1. Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville)
  2. Brett Hundley (UCLA)
  3. Tajh Boyd (Clemson)
  4. Brett Smith (Wyoming)
  5. Jeff Mathews (Cornell)
  6. Derek Carr (Fresno State)
  7. Zach Mettenberger (LSU)
  8. Marcus Mariota (Oregon)
  9. David Fales (SJSU)
  10. Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M)

Running Back

  1. Melvin Gordon (Wisconsin)
  2. Lache Seastrunk (Baylor)
  3. Bishop Sankey (Washington)
  4. Marion Grice (ASU)
  5. James Wilder Jr. (FSU)
  6. Ka’Deem Carey (Arizona)
  7. Antonio Andrews (WKU)
  8. Isaiah Crowell (Alabama State)
  9. Jay Ajayi (Boise State)
  10. Paul James (Rutgers)

Wide Receiver

  1. Sammy Watkins (Clemson)
  2. Marquise Lee (USC)
  3. Davante Adams (Fresno State)
  4. Mike Evans (Texas A&M)
  5. Donte Moncrief (Ole Miss)
  6. Jordan Mathews (Vanderbilt)
  7. Kasen Williams (Washington)
  8. De’Anthony Thomas (Oregon)
  9. Brandin Cooks (Oregon State)
  10. Brandon Coleman (Rutgers)

Tight End

  1. Colt Lyerla (Oregon)
  2. Jace Amaro (Texas Tech)
  3. Austin Sefarian Jenkins (Washington)
  4. Eric Ebron (UNC)
  5. Arthur Lynch (Georgia)
  6. CJ Fiedorowicz (Iowa)
  7. Jacob Pederson (Wisconsin)
  8. Troy Niklas (Notre Dame)
  9. Marcel Jensen (Fresno State)
  10. Xavier Grimble (USC)

Offensive Tackle

  1. Jake Matthews (Texas A&M)
  2. Antonio Richardson (Tennessee)
  3. Taylor Lewan (Michigan)
  4. Cornelius Lucas (Kansas State)
  5. Sentreal Henderson (Miami)
  6. Ju’Wan James (Tennessee)
  7. James Hurst (UNC)
  8. Jake Fisher (Oregon)
  9. Wesley Johnson (Vanderbilt)
  10. Cameron Erving (FSU)

Offensive Guard

  1. David Yankey (Stanford)
  2. Cyril Richardson (Baylor)
  3. Zach Martin (Notre Dame)
  4. Gabe Jackson (Mississippi State)
  5. Anthony Steen (Alabama)
  6. Spencer Long (Nebraska)
  7. Xavier Su’A Filo (UCLA)
  8. Antwan Lowery (Rutgers)
  9. Chris Watts (Notre Dame)
  10. Chris Burnette (Georgia)

Center

  1. Hronnis Grasu (Oregon)
  2. Tyler Larsen (Utah State)
  3. James Stone (Tennessee)
  4. Bryan Stork (FSU)
  5.  Weston Richburg (Colorado State)
  6. Travis Swanson (Arkansas)
  7. Corey Lnsley (Ohio State)
  8. Russell Bodine (UNC)
  9. BJ Finney (K-State)
  10. Zac Kerin (Toledo) 

4-3 Defensive End

  1. Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina)
  2. Aaron Lynch (USF)
  3. Chris Smith (Arkansas)
  4. Dante Fowler (Florida)
  5. Demarcus Lawrence (Boise State)
  6. Larry Webster (Bloomsburg)
  7. Henry Anderson (Stanford)
  8. Ben Gardner (Stanford)
  9. James Gayle (Virginia Tech)
  10. Tre Flowers (Arkansas)

Rush Linebacker or LEO

  1. Anthony Barr (UCLA)
  2. Jeremiah Attaochu (Georgia Tech)
  3. Vic Beasley (Clemson)
  4. Adrian Hubbard (Alabama)
  5. Ronald Powell (Florida)
  6. Dee Ford (Auburn)
  7. Prince Shembo (Notre Dame)
  8. Trent Murphy (Stanford)
  9. Morgan Breslin (USC)
  10. Zadarius Smith (Kentucky)

Interior Defensive Linemen

  1. Dominique Easley (Florida)
  2. George Uko (USC)
  3. Louis Nix (Notre Dame)
  4. Anthony Johnson (LSU)
  5. Will Sutton (ASU)
  6. Daniel McCullers (Tennessee)
  7. Taylor Hart (Oregon)
  8. Beau Allen (Wisconsin)
  9. Stephon Tuitt (Notre Dame)
  10. Ed Stinson (Alabama) 

Linebacker 

  1. CJ Mosley (Alabama)
  2. Khalil Mack (Buffalo)
  3. Christian Jones (FSU)
  4. Kyle Van Noy (BYU)
  5. Ryan Shazier (Ohio State)
  6. Yarwin Smallwood (UConn)
  7. Carl Bradford (ASU)
  8. Chris Borland (Wisconsin)
  9. Jonathan Brown  (Illinois)
  10. Telvin Smith (FSU)

Cornerback

  1. Jason Verrett (TCU)
  2. Bradley Roby (Ohio State)
  3. Ifo Ekpre Olumu (Oregon)
  4. Darqueze Dennard (Michigan State)
  5. Andre Hal (Vanderbilt)
  6. Kevin White (TCU)
  7. Aaron Colvin (Oklahoma)
  8. Kyle Fuller (Virginia Tech)
  9. Stanley Jean Babtiste (Nebraska)
  10. Pierre Desir (Lindenwood)

Free Safety

  1. Ha Ha Clinton Dix (Alabama)
  2. Le Marcus Joyner (FSU)
  3. Ed Reynolds (Stanford)
  4. Bene Benikwere (SJSU)
  5. Tre Boston (UNC)
  6. Kurtis Drummond (Michigan State)
  7. Kenny Ladler (Vanderbilt)
  8. Marqueston Huff (Wyoming)
  9. Jamea Thomas (Georgia Tech)
  10. C.J. Barnett (Ohio State)

Strong Safety 

  1. Craig Loston (LSU)
  2. Sean Parker (Washington)
  3. Ahmad Dixon (Baylor)
  4. Hakeem Smith (Louisville)
  5. Dion Bailey (USC)
  6. Ty Zimmerman (Kansas State)
  7. Isaiah Smith (Michigan State)
  8. Jordan Richards (Stanford)
  9. Jeremy Ioane (Boise State)
  10. Alden Darby (ASU)

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