Ben Natan’s Mid-Season NFL Draft Prospect Rankings


It is sad, but the college season is more than halfway through and though there is lots of football left, players have shown a great bit of what they could offer at the next level. Some players have rocketed up the draft boards while others’ stocks have moved in the opposite direction. Here is the top-10 prospects at every position midway through the season.

Quarterback

1. Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville)

2. Derek Carr (Fresno State)

3. Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

4. Brett Hundley (UCLA)

5. Brett Smith (Wyoming)

6. Blake Bortles (UCF)

7. Zach Mettenberger (LSU)

8. Jeff Matthews (Cornell)

9. Tajh Boyd (Clemson)

10. Sean Mannion (Oregon State)

Running Back

1. Bishop Sankey (Washington)

2. Melvin Gordon (Wisconsin)

3. Lache Seastrunke (Baylor)

4. James Wilder Jr. (FSU)

5. Marion Grice (ASU)

6. Antonio Andrews (WKU)

7. Jeremy Hill (LSU)

8. Isaiah Crowell (Alabama State)

9. Rajon Neal ( Tennessee)

10. Jay Ajayi (Boise State)

Wide Receiver 

1. Sammy Watkins (Clemson)

2. Mike Evans (Texas A&M)

3. Davante Adams (Fresno State)

4. Jordan Matthews (Vanderbilt)

5. Brandin Cooks (Oregon State)

6. Marquise Lee (USC)

7. Kasen Williams (Washington)

8. Donte Moncrief (Ole Miss)

9. Jarvis Landry (LSU)

10. Antwan Goodley (Baylor)

 

Slot Receivers 

1. Michael Campanaro (Wake Forrest)

2. Jarvis Landry (LSU)

3. Jalen Saunders (Oklahoma)

4. De’Anthony Thomas (Oregon)

5. Noel Grigsby (SJSU)

6. Josh Huff (Oregon)

7. Venric Mark (Northwestern)

8. Alex Amidon (Boston College)

9. Dri Archer (Kent State)

10. Eric Ward (TTU)

Tight End

1. Eric Ebron (UNC)

2. Colt Lyerla (—)

3. Jace Amaro (TTU)

4. Austin Sefarian Jenkins (Washington)

5. Arthur Lynch (UGA)

6. Marcel Jensen (Fresno State)

7. CJ Fiedorowicz (Iowa)

8. Troy Niklas (Notre Dame)

9. Chris Coyle (ASU)

10. Justin Jones (—)

Offensive Tackle

1. Jake Matthews (Texas A&M)

2. Antonio Richardson (Tennessee)

3. Seantrel Henderson (Miami)

4. Ju’Wan James (Tennessee)

5. Taylor Lewan (Michigan)

6. Cornelius Lucas (K-State)

7. Wesley Johnson (Vanderbilt)

8. Cameron Erving (FSU)

9. Billy Turner (SDSU)

10. Cameron Flemming (Stanford)

Offensive Guard 

1. David Yankey (Stanford)

2. Gabe Jackson (Mississipi State)

3. Cyril Richardson (Baylor)

4. Zach Martin (Notre Dame)

5. Xavier Su’a Filo (UCLA)

6. Spencer Long (Nebraska)

7. Anthony Steen (Alabama)

8. Antwan Lowery (Rutgers)

9. Zach Fulton (Tennessee)

10. Chris Watts (Notre Dame)

Center

1. Travis Swanson (Arkansas)

2. Tyler Larsen (Utah)

3. Hronnis Grasu (Oregon)

4. James Stone (Tennessee)

5. Bryan Stork (FSU)

6. Russell Bodine (UNC)

7. BJ Finney (K-State)

8. Weston Richburg (Colorado State)

9. Corey Linsley (Ohio State)

10. Zac Kerin (Toledo)

Interior Defensive Linemen

1. Dominique Easley (Florida)

2. Will Sutton (ASU)

3. Louis Nix (Notre Dame)

4. George Uko (USC)

5. Taylor Hart (Oregon)

6. Timmy Jernigan (FSU)

7. Cassius Marsh (UCLA)

8. DeQuon Jones (Penn State)

9. Ryan Carrethers (Arkansas State)

10. Beau Allen (Wisconsin)

Edge Defenders

1. Jadaveon Clowney (South Carolina)

2. Anthony Barr (UCLA)

3. Vic Beasley (Clemson)

4. Chris Smith (Arkansas)

5. Aaron Lynch (USF)

6. Adrian Hubbard (Alabama)

7. Larry Webster (Bloomsburg)

8. Jeremiah Attoachu (Georgia Tech)

9. Trent Murphy (Stanford)

10. Za’Darius Smith (Kentucky)

Linebacker

1. CJ Mosley (Alabama)

2. Khalil Mack (Buffalo)

3. Yawin Smallwood (UConn)

4. Telvin Smith (FSU)

5. Ryan Shazier (Ohio State)

6. Kyle Van Noy (BYU)

7. Chris Borland (Wisconsin)

8. Carl Bradford (ASU)

9. Christian Jones (FSU)

10. Jonathan Brown (Illinois)

Cornerback

1. Jason Verrett (TCU)

2. Ifo Ekpre Olomu (Oregon)

3. Kyle Fuller (Virginia Tech)

4. Bradley Roby (Ohio State)

5. Andre Hal (Vanderbilt)

6. Darqueze Dennard (Michigan State)

7. Antone Exum (Virginia Tech)

8. Stanley Jean Babtiste (Nebraska)

9. Pierre Desir (Lindenwood)

10. Terrance Mitchell (Oregon)

Safeties

1. Ha Ha Clinton Dix (Alabama)

2. Sean Parker (Washington)

3. Lamarcus Joyner (FSU)

4. Ahmad Dixon (Baylor)

5. Craig Loston (LSU)

6. Ed Reynolds (Stanford)

7. Dionne Buchanan (Washington State)

8. Ty Zimmerman (K-State)

9. Tre Boston (UNC)

10. Kenny Ladler (Vanderbilt)

Top 32

1. Jadaveon Clowney (DE, South Carolina)

2. Teddy Bridgewater (QB, Louisville)

3. Jake Matthews (OT, Texas A&M)

4. Anthony Barr (OLB, UCLA)

5. Sammy Watkins (WR, Texas A&M)

6. Vic Beasley (DE, Clemson)

7. Dominique Easley (DL, Florida) *Ranking with assumption he is fully healthy by combine

8. Jason Verrett (CB, TCU)

9. CJ Mosley (LB, Alabama)

10. Khalil Mack (LB, Buffalo)

11. Derek Carr (QB, Fresno State)

12. Mike Evans (WR, Texas A&M)

13. Eric Ebron (TE, UNC)

14. Ha Ha Clinton Dix (S, Alabama)

15. Marcus Mariota (QB, Oregon)

16. Ifo Ekpre Olomu (CB, Oregon)

17.Will Sutton (DT, ASU)

18. Kyle Fuller (CB, Virginia Tech)

19. David Yankey (G, Stanford)

20. Colt Lyerla (TE, Oregon)

21. Davante Adams (WR, Fresno State)

22. Gabe Jackson (G, Mississippi State)

23. Bradley Roby (CB, Ohio State)

24. Jace Amaro (TE, TTU)

25. Bishop Sankey (RB, Washington State)

26. Yawin Smallwood (LB, UConn)

27. Antonio Richardson (OT, Tennessee)

28. Brett Hundley (QB, UCLA)

29. Chris Smith (DE, Arkansas)

30. Sentreal Henderson (OT, Miami)

31. Sean Parker (S, Washington)

32. Jordan Matthews (WR, Vanderbilt)

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