2020 NFL Draft: Perlich’s Pre-Combine positional rankings and big board

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How 2020 NFL Draft prospects stack at each position as well as the overall big board as they enter the combine in Indianapolis in the coming weeks.

We are finally into the meat of Draft Season! The Super Bowl is over, the Senior Bowl has been played, and the NFL Scouting Combine is right around the corner in Indianapolis. Then just Pro Days and team visits separate us from the 2020 NFL Draft in April.

It is natural for positional rankings and thoughts on prospects to change multiple times between the end of the season and the draft in April. This happens due to more information on prospects (off-field, medical, etc.) along with more film being watched. The NFL Scouting Combine is the biggest stage for prospects to rise or fall in the draft process. Everybody tunes in for the athletic testing, but medical evaluations, team interviews, and official measurements are just as, if not more, important.

A total of 337 prospects were invited to the 2020 version of the Scouting Combine this year. This is the first time teams will get to sit down and visit with most prospects, specifically underclassmen. While the importance of each event varies by prospect, how they perform in Indianapolis will go a long way to determining where they will actually get drafted.

But before you can determine whose draft stock rises or falls at the Combine you need to know how each position and prospect stack up to each other beforehand. Part of the fun is that every ranking by each analyst is different. Here is are the Top Five at each position and how they stack up overall according to this author:

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