Underrated’s ’21 NFL draft big board

1. RB Jaret Patterson
2. WR TJ Vasher
3. CB Brontae Harris
4. WR Rondale Moore
5. TE Kenny Yeboah
6. RB Deon Jackson
7. WR Damonte Coxie
8. TE Pro Wells
9. DT Khyiris Tonga
10. G Jack Anderson
11. TE John Bates
12. ED Payton Turner
13. CB Marco Wilson
14. S Talanoa Hufanga
15. QB Ross Bowers
16. T Tommy Doyle
17. ED Azeez Ojulari
18. P Drue Chrisman
19. QB Collin Hill
20. LB Rayshard Ashby
21. LB Richard McBryde
22. ED Alani Pututau
23. RB Gerrid Doaks
24. DT Bobby Brown
25. T Grant Hermanns
26. G Joe Sculthorpe
27. K Alex Kessman
28. ED Jaquan Bailey
29. TE Jack Stoll
30. S Bryce Crosby
31. RB Gary Brightwell
32. QB Ian Book
33. WR Jaylen Waddle
34. CB Thomas Graham Jr
35. S Brendon White
36. QB Zach Smith
37. C Brett Heggie
38. RB Najee Harris
39. CB Shaq Bond
40. LB Cam McGrone
41. G Nolan Laufenberg
42. QB Peyton Ramsey
43. T Syrus Tuitele
44. T Liam Eichenberg
45. LB Justin Hilliard
46. S Eric Burrell
47. WR Tylan Wallace
48. CB Ambry Thomas
49. DT Darius Stills
50. DT Marvin Wilson
51. LS Adam Bay
52. ED Charles Snowden
53. S James Wiggins
54. CB Lorenzo Burns
55. K Jose Borregales

Tape I made of players:

Drue Chrisman (three minute and 13 second mark):

Adam Bay (two minute and three seconds mark):

Jose Borregales (at the start):

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Underrated’s 2020 NFL draft big board – James Smith-Williams and Ryan Agnew top the list

Another year, another list. I must have watched tape on at least 1000 prospects this year, and found some hidden gems. Who else has James Smith-Williams, Ryan Agnew and Kyle Horn as their top prospects? I’ve only listed players I believe to be worth at least $6 million per year. It’s been a big year for scouting for me so I haven’t gone into detail on some players, so you’ll have to forgive me.

These are positional rankings. Some players are worth the same, but some may have a slight edge over the other by a few hundred thousand dollars a year, but for these rankings it doesn’t matter too much. * denotes a player who is more valuable at a different position but still holds value at the position they are categorised under. A player listed in brackets denotes a player who is returning to school. The number next to their names indicates their value in millions of dollars per year. 

Some players I’ve rated based on 2018 footage as I couldn’t be bothered finding recent footage on them. Them making the list indicates they’re worthy of being drafted anyway. Some players I’ve only watched limited recent tape on and have written “watch more” next to their name.

Sorry special teamers, but I would never draft you. Your value compared to your peers can never exceed a player who is above their peers in the starting 22, from what I’ve seen. I’m willing to be surprised, however. Hopefully I find the holy grail of long snappers one day.. Some players I have written using their first or last name only, as any draft pundit will know their name. Yes, I just wrote a sentence telling you this when I could’ve written their name out in full. That’s how lazy I am, at times. 

QB 

  1. Ryan Agnew 26 – throws to only where his receiver can get the ball. Will always keep his team in the game as he can execute long passes or audible at line to change a play according to the defensive front. Understands where safety helps is weakest and is an expert at lofting the ball so that his receiver can make the downfield catch, or come back to ball. Great throwing action, has a high release point and great rotation through torso. Has enough zip on passes to hit his receivers all over field. Holds ball with two hands and has great footwork, keeps eyes up-field but has a great internal clock, can scramble some and is solid enough to take hits. Great spatial awareness to know where pressure is coming from, as well as where lurking defenders are. I’d use him primarily as a pocket passer but he is nimble enough to be used on bootlegs on occasion. Can throw while running but not his greatest strength. Is really good at selling play action, has Aaron Rodgers level of confidence in hiding the ball and then being able to find open spaces with arms and legs as play develops. Is smart enough to know every route his receivers will run to release ball before his receiver is even open. 
  2. Khalil Tate 10 – has a huge arm, can fit the ball through tight windows and can hit receivers from almost anywhere. Is also a huge threat with his legs, and is big enough to take hits as a runner, so he can be a legit read-option quarterback. He had a lot of run pass option plays at Arizona which can translate to the NFL. 
  3. Hurts 10 – has great composure in the pocket and holds the ball firmly with two hands, so he isn’t a huge fumble risk (inside the pocket, he usually scrambles with one hand on ball, big no no!). He has a good enough arm to make throws outside the numbers, and keeps his eyes up to scan the field for possible weaknesses in coverage. He is a huge threat with his legs, and is able to take hits due to his sturdy frame and power. 
  4. James Morgan 10 – one of the best arms to enter the draft in years. Accuracy is sometimes affected with how hard he throws it but he usually throws it to where only his receiver can grab it. Activity as far as footwork in the pocket could improve and sometimes he throws just with his upper body, but his arm talent means he can make off-platform throws a la Patrick Mahomes. Can sense pressure and know where the safety help is weakest, so he’s a downfield throw threat, although he could improve his lower body mechanics to get more power behind the ball on those deep throws. 
  5. Ross Bowers 8 – he had a negative touchdown to interception ratio last season, but put up a quality yards per reception rate of 7.4. I like him as he has Drew Brees’ level of footwork in his drops, and holds the ball firmly with two hands. His pocket presence isn’t great, but he can step up in the pocket and deliver passes all over the field. He can find where safety help is weakest and deliver deep balls. You shouldn’t draw up running plays for him but he has sufficient burst to scramble for a few yards now and then. 
  6. Herbert 7 – he is a big play threat both with his legs and his arm. Hard to bring down. Can throw on run extremely well so getting him in space with bootlegs and drifts like the Chiefs like to do with Mahomes would be a good game plan for Herbert. 
  7. Burrow 7 – he did have an amazing support cast around him in winning the Heisman, with fellow potential draftees in Justin Jefferson and Thaddeus Moss as receivers as well as stud offensive tackle Saadiq Charles protecting his blindside, but Burrow can play. He reminds me of Daniel Jones with his size and scrambling ability, and has a quality throwing motion to make throws all over the field. I question his pocket presence at times, but he should be a solid quarterback for atleast nine or so years. 
  8. Anthony Gordon 6 – has a beautiful throwing motion and a quick release, and can move outside the pocket and throw on the run. 
  9. Justin McMillan 6 – has received basically no hype, but is graduating from Tulane with a top 50 yards per reception rate at FBS level last season, as well as 745 yards on the ground in 13 games. Has the arm strength to hit receivers over the middle, needs to have a more compact form to throw outside numbers. Is skinny but can outrun most front seven players. 

HB

  1. Anthony McFarland 16 – has the big play ability of Tyreek Hill, with the vision of the best running backs in the game today. Unprecedented agility and base to evade tacklers, great hands. 
  2. Michael Warren II 16 – not as explosive as McFarland but just as shifty and stouter in pass protection.
  3. Darius Anderson 13 – extremely hard running, can deliver blows both with the ball and in pass protection. Good burst and footwork to find holes in blocking scheme. Can run basic routes after assessing need for pass protection. Solid breakaway speed. You can basically rely on him gaining atleast three yards on the ground with his power and desire to keep upright. 
  4. Jonathon Taylor 10 – nimble, fast, tough, strong, savvy. 
  5. Deandre Swift 7 – one of the best dead leg jukes I’ve seen, doesn’t lose much momentum doing so. More of a make-you-miss back than a power back, has some nice footwork on routes but can lack urgency to get open. Has big play speed.
  6. Benjamin 7 – a power back who can find the tiniest of holes in the defense and make solid gains from them. Can make catches, effort to get open not great. Can pass protect some. 
  7. Zack Moss 6 – is stout in pass protection and at 220 plus pounds can pick up NFL blitzers. Isn’t overly explosive but is quite shifty. 
  8. Kennedy McCoy 6 – is good at finding space as a pass catcher and has high awareness for where defenders are around him to make them miss tackles. 
  9. (Isaiah Spiller 6)

TE

  1. Kyle Horn 24 – Horn might be eligible for a sixth year of college ball as he missed all of 2016 due to an ACL tear and redshirted his 2015 season. If he does leave for the NFL, you could be getting the next Gronk. Horn played for a bad UMass team (1-11 record last season), but Horn was a true bright spot. He only played in six games (missing one due to a missed curfew, alongside five other players) but averaged 13 yards per reception and had three touchdowns in those games. As a receiver he shows urgency in getting open against man and has solid enough hands to make catches in traffic, tucking the ball when he knows a defender is near and shielding his torso from big hits, which will improve his longevity and ability to shrug off tackles. He has wheels too, top speed isn’t awesome but has great short area quickness for a 6’5”, 245 pounder (as listed on ESPN.com). I think he stands to be able to gain more weight too, as he has a skinny torso. This doesn’t stop him from being a dominant and nasty run blocker, where he gets low and drives defenders back, whether they be defensive ends or defensive backs. He understands blocking angles well, knowing when to advance from one block to another, and can drive you into the dirt. On top of all of this, he has a good understanding of route concepts in getting behind linebackers and sitting in zones, as well as being shifty to make defenders bite on his head fakes in man coverage. He wants the ball, from what I saw, waving his arms when open in zones. 
  2. *Rashod Berry 12
  3. *Tee Higgins 11
  4. Albert O 9 – great downfield threat with his elite speed and can make catches in the end zone. Solid blocker, needs to improve balance to hold blocks but initial contact is usually good. Solid footwork to get open on short routes but could add some urgency to separate from defenders. 
  5. Stephen Sullivan 9
  6. Brycen Hopkins 8 – great burst off line of scrimmage, not many LBs will be able to keep up with him. Solid run blocker, really good pass blocker. 
  7. Jake Breeland 8 – really good blocker, keeps defenders engaged. Can find gaps in coverage as a receiver, solid upfield speed. 
  8. Dominick Wood-Anderson 7 – had a lot of reps blocking, in which he usually did a great job, driving the defender off the ball and legitimately creating big plays on the edge for his running backs. Not overly explosive in his routes but his top speed is pretty good. 
  9. Giovanni Ricci 7 – has really good burst to separate, shows solid leverage when blocking. Sound route runner. 
  10. Pinkney 6 (2018 tape) – built low to the ground so he’s a YAC threat as he’s hard to bring down. 
  11. Tua 6 – in my opinion, Tua’s greatest strength is his legs and ability to shrug off tacklers. He was aided immensely by a solid offensive line, and has had some of the best receiving groups ever, which has boosted his time-to-throw and big play ability. I am unsure about his pocket presence, ability to scan the field, and decision making. Since he is a great athlete, and he has a strong frame, I can see him being a pass catching tight end who can come inline and crack a few unsuspecting linebackers, but can mostly be used as a short yardage tight end with potential for yards after catch. 

FB

  1. Rashod Berry 18 (need to watch more tape) – missed most of last season due to “undisclosed injuries” (according to rotoworld.com), but from what I’ve seen, Berry can become one of the best fullbacks ever. Has been listed as a tight end but is so good at blocking I think he’s best as a fullback, very long arms, balance and drive make him very difficult to beat. Can get upfield to make more than one block, and understands blocking angles extremely well. A perfect example of Berry’s ability is here (he’s number 13), where he pushes the defender five yards off the ball into another defender, and he seamlessly changes the blocking assignment for the Fields touchdown. Shows some savvy, change-of-direction ability, and explosiveness in getting open, can make catches (high level basketball ability, as shown from his YouTube mixtapes, suggest his ball skills and athleticism). Strong legs, wicked stiff arm and quickness make him extremely difficult to bring down. 
  2. *James Smith-Williams 10
  3. AJ Dillon 7 – despite having the most rushing yards in Boston College’s history, I see Dillon as a fullback in the NFL. He has tremendous short area burst but I think he lacks the shiftiness or vision to be a primary ball carrier. He could put his 240 pound frame to use as a lead blocker, and he’s shown a solid base when blocking in space in the limited reps I’ve seen. He can leak out and make some catches too. 
  4. *Dominick Wood-Anderson 6
  5. Xavier McKinney 6 – McKinney is highly touted as a safety but I haven’t seen enough play recognition for him to be reliable there. He is a great athlete and has great form on tackles, so I think those skills could translate to playing fullback. He’d have to add weight (he’s played at 200 pounds at 6’1”) but I think he has the physicality to make it work, and he has the agility to get out of the backfield and make a few catches. 

WR

  1. Tee Higgins 17 – you cannot deny that a reason for Trevor Lawrence’s college football success has been that he can just wait for Higgins to get open, and even if he doesn’t, just throw it up and let the 6’4”, 220 pound former basketball standout (he received numerous offers from big time colleges to play basketball out of high school) go up and get it. Higgins combines elite measurables with impeccable savvy as far as getting open with his routes, including in the end zone, as well as making a catch and rotating to be able to survey the defense ahead of him to gain yards after the catch.  
  2. Collin Johnson 12 – 6’6” with great body control to make tough catches, can take hits too. Solid speed for a big man, isn’t awesome off line of scrimmage but can still scoot away from corners at times. Safe hands. 
  3. *Anthony McFarland 12
  4. Kendrick Rodgers 11 – big target, sound route runner, strong after the catch to break tackles, strong as a run blocker.
  5. Henry Ruggs 11 – despite short stature can get off line fo scrimmage well due to footwork and hand usage. Sub 4.3 speed means he’s a downfield threat but can also evade tacklers with good spatial awareness, and can be a quality gadget player with jet sweeps etc. Can find creases in defense on routes, including in end zone. Reliable hands. 
  6. Kai Locksley 10 – he played quarterback at UTEP, but had a similar amount of rushes to pass attempts last season, and gained a total of 535 yards on those runs in 11 games (all of which were UTEP losses!). At 6’4” and 210 pounds (according to ESPN), I wouldn’t be surprised if Locksley runs a sub 4.4 forty yard dash time, he is that quick. He shows nimble footwork and toughness to run between defenders, making me believe he could catch passes across the middle of the defense. Can juke very well for a man his size. 
  7. Tylan Wallace 9 – great contested catch receiver, has enough burst to separate from defenders vertically. Pretty refined first step off line of scrimmage. 
  8. Jaelen Raegor 9 – is very similar to 2019 draftee Deebo Samuel as a short but powerful runner with the ball with incredible burst and speed, meaning he can be a downfield threat as well as a great gadget player. Is pretty proficient with routes as well, can get off line of scrimmage and freeze defenders. Hands a little bit inconsistent at times. A big play target. 
  9. KJ Hill 9 – great hands. Very twitchy, will be tough to guard one on one, has enough downfield speed to make tough deep catches, but best at separating and coming back to ball. Sometimes has trouble identifying weaknesses in zone, and lacks urgency to turn and get to ball in air on short curls (as seen when K’Von Wallace nearly picked off Justin Fields when Fields was targeting Hill in the college playoffs). 
  10. Jeudy 8 – quality run blocker, great burst off line of scrimmage. Is sometimes one step too slow in his breaks which can interrupt timing of throws and allow defenders to recover. Physical and strong after the catch, has some breakaway speed and has a nice dead leg juke. Solid hands. 
  11. Laviska Shenault 7 – solid route runner who knows how to sit in zones, solid breakaway speed. 
  12. Keith Mixon 7 – great YAC target, serious breakaway speed and shiftiness. Solid enough hands and can catch through contact. 
  13. Denzel Mims 7 – great physical traits and solid hands. Needs to improve urgency in routes, especially when he’s not the number one target. Very strong in run blocking, overpowers smaller defenders. 
  14. (Damontie Coxie 6)

T

  1. Isaiah Wilson 12 – impossible to bull rush and nimble enough to keep up with most speed rushers. First step is scarily explosive, holds blocks well and plays nasty. 
  2. Saadiq Charles 11 – very nimble and disciplined. Strong enough to hold up against most defenders. Can block in space. Skills translate to guard as well.
  3. Prince Tega Wanogho 11 – massive edge protector who can move multiple people in run game. 
  4. Wirfs 10 – great first step and a real people mover. Will pancake a defender but then miss a block due to imbalance. Strong in pass pro one on one but could be more aware of multiple blitzers. Nimble enough to be a force on blocks upfield. 
  5. *Cordel Iwuagwu 10
  6. Liam Eichenberg 9 – adequate agility to deal with speed rushers, good hand placement and strength to deal with power rushers and inside moves. Not overly forceful in run game but can hold position. Good awareness to pick up blitzers. 
  7. Andrew Thomas 9 – prototypical size for an offensive tackle, can keep up with speed rushers a la Klaivon Chaisson. Long arms keep rushers away from him, can’t be bull rushes easily. Needs to show more awareness in picking up blitzers as he locks in to his target block too much, needs to keep eyes up and one arm ready to punch away multiple blitzers. Can be very unbalanced in run game. 
  8. Joshua Alabi 8 – played sparingly at Ohio State, initially recruited as a defensive line prospect. Played well enough to earn offensive player of the game for Ohio State against Nebraska in 2019, after he was pegged to possibly be a backup to Brandon Bowen. Alabi has good size for the tackle spot and can move his feet well.  
  9. McKivitz 7 – picks up twists and stunts well, adequate agility with long arms, initial contact is good on run blocks but could engage for longer. 
  10. Tarik Adams 7 (2018 footage) – out of Marshall University, Adams plays with solid balance and agility. Hand placement is good and has long arms to keep rushers away. 
  11. Mekhi Becton 7 – can only really be beaten in pass protection by multiple blitzers entering his blocking zone, as he can lock in on one block a bit too much at times. In run game, he could show more balance, but he can still move people with ease. I’d be comfortable running the ball off of him atleast eight times a game, to put his ability in perspective. The elite left tackles might garner 15 or so runs to their side, however. 
  12. *Jonah Jackson 7
  13. Blake Brandle 6 – graduating redshirt senior out of Oregon State. Good drive on run plays, needs to improve leverage. Keeps hips square to rushers in pass pro well. 

G

  1. Cordel Iwuagwu 17 – is so quick that sometimes it’s hard to find him on run plays. Can get to second level with ease and shows good understanding of how to make initial contact and move forward, creating lanes while changing blocking assignments. In pass pro, can get pushed backwards by a bull rush, but has long arms and good enough base not not allow rushers to get straight to quarterback. Is very nimble in pass pro and keeps arms up to ensure he can meet blitzers and stunts well. Plays hard, usually knows when to stop plugging a gap in pass pro and look for work, leading to delicious pancakes. 
  2. Marquell Harrell 14 – dominant at line of scrimmage, can push most defenders back, incredible anchor to stop any penetration. Can move in space too. Could improve motor and hold blocks as long as possible as plays break down.  
  3. *Saadiq Charles 9
  4. *Isaiah Wilson 8
  5. *Tyler Biadasz 8
  6. Jonah Jackson 8 – reminds me a bit of Rodger Saffold with how immovable he is, but can move a bit to make blocks in space. 
  7. Patrick Osterhage 8 (2018 footage) – made first-team all-decade at Wake Forest at right guard, so that’s how much they like him. 
  8. Hakeem Adeniji 7 – has played a lot of tackle but I think he’s best used inside, as he is very explosive off the ball and has the mass to be a force in the run game. 
  9. John Molchon 7 (2018 footage)
  10. Clay Cordasco 7 – redshirt senior out of Oregon State, can be a dominant run blocker and one-on-one pass blocker, but REALLLYY needs to improve ability to disengage from a block if a blitz is coming. He locks into blocks and does not keep head up or one hand out to disrupt multiple rushers. 
  11. *Simon Stepianak 7
  12. Drew Richmond 6
  13. Lemuix 6 – a big body who can’t really be bull rushed who shows enough anchor to move defenders off the ball a yard or so. Should not be asked to move too much in pass pro due to lack of elite quickness.
  14. *Becton 6
  15. *Hanson 6

C

  1. Tyler Biadasz 12 – supremely athletic, can move to second level with ease. Can also pancake guys in the trenches with great core strength. Sometimes a little unbalanced and ends up on the ground. Understands blocking angles to give space to his running back. Pass protection is good, keeps hands and eyes up to pick up rushers, can sometimes overcommit a little bit unnecessarily. Plays to whistle, not afraid to bury someone in the ground. Can become a top center in the league from day one. 
  2. *Saadiq Charles 10
  3. (Josh Myers 8 – Ohio State, 2019 junior).
  4. Trystan Colon-Castillo 7
  5. Jake Hanson 7
  6. Simon Stepeniak 7
  7. Matt Hennessy 6
  8. Sean Pollard 6
  9. *Hakeem Adeniji 6
  10. James O’Hagan 5 (2018 footage) – Buffalo Bulls center. 

FS

  1. Terrell Burgess 15 – does not allow runners to get outside of him, but can disengage and make the stop once the defender does run inside. Does miss some tackles due to less than ideal technique. Outstanding range, doesn’t overcommit, slows down to make sure he makes sufficient contact on the ball carrier. Can be a good corner as well due to loose hips and speed. Can be a ballhawk if he makes sure he gets his head around in time. 
  2. *David Dowell 12
  3. Kamren Curl 10 – his positioning is usually immaculate, and he doesn’t over commit on run plays that could leave the field open for deep passes. He knows where to go most of the time, but he sometimes lacks the urgency to make the tackle – he can see it, but he can be a bit lazy. He is a refined tackler so I’m not sure he’ll miss many tackles. 
  4. *Vildor 8
  5. *Samuels 7
  6. Delpit 7 – very explosive, has true single high safety speed and can be a big hitter against ball carriers. Is a boom or bust tackler however – he often over commits to a certain angle, and puts his head in incorrect positions. He also overcommits to tracking receivers running to the flat when runs might be going between the tackles, limiting his impact on those plays. 
  7. Harrison Hand 6 – played a lot of corner, but might lack the twitchiness needed to change direction like corners require. He is disciplined in his stance, has long arms, and can sniff out run plays quite well however, so I think he’s best as a safety.
  8. Mykelti Williams 6 – not very highly touted but showed up in the tackle count for college football in 2019, as he was top five for safeties in the country. Plays hard and hits hard, sometimes with poor technique which could contribute to injuries, but is worth having as a threatening presence against the run and lurking for tipped balls. 
  9. *Simmons 6
  10. *Arnette 6

SS

  1. David Dowell 14 – awesome at diagnosing plays, very quick in short areas to find the ball against run and pass. Very good tackler, could add a little strength but usually wraps up and brings down runners well. Can shed blocks due to his twitch. Can keep up with most receivers in space and make plays on the ball. 
  2. *Terrell Burgess 12
  3. *James Smith-Williams 10
  4. *Kamren Curl 9
  5. Javin White 8 (need to watch more) – had 54 solo tackles, 3 picks and two forced fumbles in 12 games last season. Best as a safety to utilize his ability to get to the ball and make catches downfield. Shows some man coverage skills, can flip hips somewhat, so at 6’3” and 200 pounds can be used to mark up on tight ends (he shows ability to beat blocks with power) or receivers. The versatile chess piece that Isaiah Simmons is billed to be. 
  6. K’Von Wallace 7 – good in man coverage, not so good in zone as he doesn’t stay in low stance, isn’t overly quick in play recognition. Plays to the whistle and keeps his eyes up, meaning he could be an interception threat at the next level. Can run sideline to sideline. 
  7. Javonte Moffat 7
  8. Joey Banks 7 – not ideal tackling technique as he sometimes puts his head in prone positions, but a very strong hitter and sufficient burst to close on the ball. 
  9. Allijah Halliburton 6 – led FBS safeties in tackles. 
  10. *Samuels 6
  11. *Bradley 6

CB

  1. Kindle Vildor 14 – extremely agile so that he can keep up with most receivers in any direction. Great ball skills. Sound in protecting edge on run plays and can tackle well.
  2. *Terrell Burgess 11
  3. *Dowell 10
  4. Thakkarius Keyes 10 –  a bigger corner who has good arm length and strength to push receivers off their routes and can keep up with receivers downfield as well. Could improve smoothness in footwork and flipping hips but has sufficient burst to close on ball. Great ball skills and is unafraid to attempt picks in traffic. 
  5. Grayland Arnold 10 – very athletic, can change direction and keep glued to receivers well. Can contain edge on run plays. Usually keeps feet when tackling so could end up being forcing some fumbles from ripping ball out, needs to develop strength to really drive ball carriers back and blow up blockers though. 
  6. Stanford Samuels 9 – great, fast feet all over the field. Overshoots tackles some and doesn’t wrap up. Smart against run, usually doesn’t allow play to bounce outside. Long arms to interrupt receivers at line of scrimmage. 
  7. Essang Bassey 8 – plays with good awareness, effective in run support. Can stay with most receivers, could use hands more to direct receivers off their routes. Good athleticism means he can compete on jump balls with taller receivers. Tackles the ball so could be a forced fumble threat. Can recognise routes and jump the pattern at times, and has sufficient burst to get to where he wants to go. 
  8. Jeff Okudah 7 – generally does not wrap up tackles properly. Can be thrown off the receiver at the line of scrimmage due to overcommitment to receiver’s set up. Can be lackadaisical in not keeping tight on receivers the longer the plays develop. Other than that he’s a long, explosive athlete who can stay glued to receivers most of the time, so is worthy of a day one or two pick. 
  9. *Kamren Curl 7
  10. *James Smith-Williams 7
  11. Kristian Fulton 7
  12. Chandler Kryst 7 – showed up on my radar due to high pick count in his senior year at Coastal Carolina. Good burst to ball, solid downfield speed and ball skills. 
  13. Brandon Ezell 7 – out of San Jose State, good ball skills, a returner so good footwork and athleticism. Solid tackler. 
  14. AJ Terrell 7
  15. Ceedee Lamb 7 – he is considered by many as the top receiver in the draft, but I don’t see it – he has solid yards after the catch ability, but I think he lacks the route running savvy and explosiveness to get open consistently. He does have long arms? And is physical, however, so I think he can make an impact at corner. 
  16. Damon Arnette 6
  17. Keith Washington 6
  18. Javelein Guidry 6 – can stay with almost any receiver with 4.3 speed, is bulky enough to shed blocks and sift through traffic to make tackles. Footwork and hand position is less than ideal. 
  19. Isaiah Simmons 6 – is clearly a special athlete, but lacks play recognition, motor and size to take on blocks. I’d utilise his speed and wingspan at corner.

ILB

  1. *James Smith-Williams 18
  2. Shaun Bradley 12 – just like Kamren Curl, he has great play recognition but sometimes doesn’t have the motor to get to the ball. It’s almost as if he can’t be bothered. They might play up to competition at the next level, but you can’t rely on that. What Bradley can do is fly all over the field, yet have the strength and power to crush blockers and make run stops. He can legitimately play as a mike linebacker in a Tampa 2 defense and cover the deep middle of the field he’s that rangy. He could use a bit more leg drive in tackles as he misses some as he doesn’t wrap properly. Can be a savage pass rusher.  
  3. Justin Strnad 10 – extremely quick, so he’s good in coverage, but can also stack blocks and make tackles in traffic. True sideline to sideline speed but needs to wrap up tackles more, can’t just lead with shoulder all the time, particularly for his own longevity. 
  4. Shaq Quarterman 8 – this play is emblematic of Quarterman’s style – in the 2018 season he hit 2019 draftee Foster Moreau so hard that his mouthguard fell out. He can shed blocks well and is built low to the ground so he usually has good leverage. Can move about the field but might need to improve motor a bit, against aFlorida he stood and watched as a receiver broke multiple tackles and scored on a huge play when Quarterman could’ve gotten there to mop up. Solid change of direction ability in coverage and can sink hips to move around. 
  5. Willie Gay Jr 7
  6. *Jordan Mack 7
  7. Cole Kmet 7 – played as a tight end at Notre Dame and is considered by many to be the best tight end in the draft. He has great size, but it’s apparent to me that he hasn’t played that much football, based on his understanding of coverages and blocking ability – he also played baseball until his junior college season, which would’ve limited the amount of time he could dedicate to football. I would use him as an inside linebacker who can chase down receivers and blow up some blockers. 
  8. Khaleke Hudson 6
  9. Javahn Ferguson 6 (2018 tape)
  10. *Josh Uche 6
  11. *Burgess

3-4 Edge

  1. *James Smith-Williams 24
  2. *Cedric Wilcots 14
  3. Jordan Mack 11 – has played mostly off the ball but boy can he rush the passer. He is quick to the ball but doesn’t over-commit and run past the ball carrier, so he can close on many hurries for a potentially high sack count. He sniffs out runs very well, and can cover a bit, although my placing of him on the edge indicates he’s best closer to the line of scrimmage and only covering occasionally. 
  4. Chase Young 11 – I prefer him as an outside linebacker as he is so twitchy that he can cover in the short areas of the field. Is also potent as a rusher, gets off the ball almost as fast as Von Miller. Isn’t overly bendy, but has good power to drive blockers back and has a solid motor. 
  5. *Shaun Bradley 9
  6. *Rashod Berry 9 – yes, fullback Rashod Berry is so athletic that I think he can be a Pro-Bowl level edge defender. He had a few snaps there at Ohio State due to injuries, indicating he has the ability, and was recruits a potential edge defender there. Has long arms and bulk to swipe away and drive through blockers to get to the ball, has great play sense.
  7. AJ Epenesa 7 – a very unique prospect as he has the size to play as a defensive tackle and the athleticism to play in coverage. I haven’t listed him as a quality option at 4-3 DE, as he can’t be relied upon to contain an edge, as he commits too early to incorrect running lanes. As a result he’s best used to shrug off blockers and make tackles in one gap, cover in the short areas of the field, or just straight power rush. Any higher-level decision making is not in his tool bag, in my opinion. 
  8. *Darrell Taylor 7
  9. Josh Uche 7 – great motor, has some spin and swipe moves and dip to get to QB, can beat you with speed also. Won’t push a lineman over but can hold up in run game. Sometimes overcommits, leaving holes for QB or RB to run through. Has agility to cover in space when asked. 
  10. Ledarius Mack 7 – I’m surprised no-one has talked about him as Khalil Mack’s younger brother at Buffalo. Has his brother’s quickness, can dip inside on the pass rush, very active hands. Has strength to stand blockers up. Tackling form needs work, needs to wrap up more as sometimes ball carriers slip out of his tackles. Solid motor.  
  11. Gross Matos 7
  12. Divinity 7
  13. Bryce Huff 7 
  14. Trevis Gipson 6
  15. *Shaq Quarterman 6
  16. *Galaei 6
  17. Carter Coughlin 6
  18. Terrell Lewis 6

4-3 edge

  1.  James Smith-Williams 27 – can be a top defender in the league from day dot. Is a low-profile prospect due to a litany of injuries throughout his career, playing in just 29 games over the course of his five year career at NC State. Nonetheless, when healthy, he can be dominant. His healthiest year was in 2018 when he had 36 tackles, 9 TFLs and six sacks in just 11 games. The injury history is something you’d have to look into, but I think he has the work ethic to bounce back – he gained 70 pounds of muscle during his college career, and was studious enough to earn an internship and job guarantee from a high profile technology company……He tested similarly to legendary edge rushers like Whitney Mercilus and Ryan Kerrigan at the combine, as he was above the 90th percentile in the board jump and vertical jump for defensive lineman, as well as posting 28 reps on the bench. This kind of pedigree makes me think the injuries were just ill fortune, or understandable growing pains for carrying more weight. His talent is so overwhelming that I’d still take him with my top pick….He protects the edge with aplomb, doesn’t over-commit to rush, keeps blocker away with long arms and shed blockers to make tackles extremely well. Pass rush move is primarily a bull rush, but he can dip or pull at the right moments and when he knows where the QB is trying to get to with their feet. Will draw plenty of holds because he has good bend as well, which will surprise many linemen as he sets them up with power beforehand. Great get-off, speed to power is incredible. Can sink into coverage on occasion and keep hips low and hands up for potential picks or batted balls.
  2. Cedric Wilcots 16 – has a filthy spin move, which is a counter off of a filthy speed rush. Can use hands to bat away blockers’ arms too. Can beat run blockers with pure effort and solid base despite a slender frame for a 4 tech. Needs to put shoulders into tackles more but is usually strong enough to wrap up tackles anyway. 
  3. *Ross Blacklock 11
  4. *Chase Young 9
  5. Darrell Taylor 8
  6. (Jaquan Bailey 7)
  7. *Broderick Washington 7
  8. Tipa Galaei 7
  9. Javon Kinlaw 7 – incredible get off for a man at 300 pounds, can really swipe away blockers and move around them. I prefer him on the edge so that he’d just have to get after the quarterback and pull down rushes to the edge, as his wingspan will allow him to take up more space than normal for the position. Play recognition not great. 
  10. *Rashod Berry 7
  11. Khalid Kareem 6 – play recognition isn’t great, can overshoot to the outside on inside run plays a lot. Awesome traits, great get off and wingspan, shows promise on swipe moves inside and outside but needs to improve bend and motor in driving linemen back. 
  12. *Bryce Huff 6

DT

  1. Ross Blacklock 17 – can become one of the best defensive tackles in the league from day one. Built like Fletcher Cox, has great get off, instincts as to where the holes are to close up runs or where to penetrate on pass rush, can beat double teams with ease due to drive in legs, brute strength and efficient hand usage. Keeps head up and can utilise spin move to take down QB or runner. Needs to clean up discipline, was kicked out of his final? game for TCU for helmet to helmet contact on quarterback. 
  2. *James Smith-Williams 16
  3. Broderick Washington 11 – absorbed a lot of double teams at Texas Tech but still managed to shrug blockers off and find the ball. Crazy first step and top speed for a 300 pounder and good motor, needs to improve tackling form as he misses some at times. Main pass rush move is bull rush with an occasional swipe – he could improve leverage on those moves – but will still get a handful or so sacks a year just from motor and keeping eyes up. 
  4. Rashard Lawrence 8 – extremely stout against the run, can anchor against a double team to allow fellow defenders to clean up. Solid get off, needs to develop more pass rush moves but does have solid swipe, but doesn’t have that much burst to get upfield. 
  5. Demerick Gary 7 – was top 5 in tackles for seniors at the defensive tackle position last college season, and you can see why – he is up there with Kinlaw for how explosive he is off the ball, and has sufficient bulk to not let many blockers stop him from making forward progress. 
  6. Raekwon Davis 6 – plays with a great motor. Doesn’t overcommit to attacking a gap at expense of run play in another direction, but also struggles to keep his eyes up when engaging blockers, which limits his play recognition. Doesn’t really have pass rush moves but can drive linemen back a few yards, creating pressure that way. Is nimble enough to line up outside the tackles at times. Strong enough to disengage most blocks and has solid tackling form, with sufficient size to bring down most ball carriers. 
  7. Lorenzo Neal 6 – is stout in holding up blockers in the run game, using one hand to hold them off while keeping his eyes up to see where run plays are headed. He has a good motor, but his lack of burst means he sometimes can’t close on the runner. 
  8. *AJ Epenesa6
  9. *Kinlaw 6

K

  1. Cooper Rothe – it’s hard to find highlight footage of kickers on YouTube, but I like Rothe because he doesn’t stab at the ball – he has a consistent follow through that indicates good leg flexibility. This means he can drive his foot through the ball in any weather condition and suggest he has great range. 

Updated big board 3.0 with guys I didn’t scout prior to 2019 NFL draft

As I did with version 1.0 and 2.0 of my big board, I scout a player based on their ability, and rank them according to my perceived value in dollar amounts. This helps in evaluating whether the player is an upgrade on whoever might else be on the roster.

Players I have most recently added to my big board, who were players that were drafted but I hadn’t scouted before the draft, are in italics.

Also, players in brackets are dudes I’ve scouted, but have opted to return to school. It gives an idea of how good they might be after next season.

Positions are the player’s best positions in my opinion, but they can have value at other positions. For example, I think Yodny Cajuste’s value as an offensive guard is around $11 million, yet his best position is at tackle, where his value is $14 million.

$14 mil

  • Yodny Cajuste T – fundamentally sound, great footwork, good pad level, isn’t physically dominant but can move people in the run game and seal edge.

  • Byron Murphy CB – extremely explosive getting to the ball and hits like a safety. Great hip flexibility in man coverage. Good downfield speed to keep up with receivers, has athleticism to win jump balls.

$13 mil

  • Greg Little T – absolutely massive human with great agility. Not quite as refined as Cajuste but still highly effective as a pass protector, is immune to bull rushes and has good hand usage and wingspan to fend off spins and swim moves.

  • Taylor Cornelius QB – a bit like Cam Newton with his height and speed. Great patience in pocket, good footwork to make multiple reads, has athleticism to escape pocket and run like the wind, has size to take hits and shrug off pass rushers, strong and reasonably accurate arm.

$12 mil

  • LJ Scott RB – just like LeVeon Bell. Big body, patient, can stiff arm, truck and juke dudes. Can be flexed out wide in passing game.

  • Dexter Lawrence NT – can collapse pocket just with sheer size and strength on interior.

$11 mil

  • Juan Thornhill SS – great in coverage with good speed, discipline in zones, strength and length to press guys. Not afraid to do dirty work against run either.

  • (David Dowell SS)

  • Jeffery Simmons DT – elite swim move and agility off the snap make him a compulsory double team.

  • Blake Cashman ILB – like a corner out there with his ability to move in space and sink hips for change of direction. Instinctive in traffic to make run stop plays. Sideline to sideline.

$10 mil

  • Bryce Love RB – home run speed with toughness and ability to read running lanes between the tackles. Can catch some and make guys miss in space too.

  • Hakeem Butler WR – big body, good hands, good at dragging feet to stay in bounds, can change direction well.

  • Deionte Thompson FS – definitely a single high coverage safety who can run sideline to sideline and cover in slot or closer to the line of scrimmage if needed.

  • Khalil Hodge ILB – great against the run as he stands blockers up and lets other men mop up. Fast enough to track guys down out wide. Sinks hips on coverage to change direction swiftly. Plays with intensity.

  • Cole Holcomb OLB – used primarily as an inside linebacker at North Carolina but he’s too good at pass rushing not to be put on the edge to get to the QB and make plays in the backfield, although he can cover also so he can be an off-ball LB in a 4-3 scheme. Awesome play sense who can diagnose run plays and demolish blockers to make a stop. Great hand usage and strength to shrug off blockers to get to QB and has good dip to speed rush. Athletic enough to get anywhere on the field to make tackles. Plays with immense passion. Not invited to combine despite leading Tar Heels in tackles last three years and ended up putting up ridiculous numbers at his pro day, like a 4.51 40. He’s this year’s Joe Ostman. Shout out to Dane Brugler for highlighting him in his piece on risers from Pro Days around the NFL landscape on The Athletic.

  • Connor McGovern G – extremely strong, once his hands grip you in pass pro it’s generally over. Swift enough to manage stunts etc in interior pass pro. Good physicality in run game.

  • Nate Davis G – swift footed in pass pro, plays extremely hard and keeps defenders in his grip on run plays, plays to whistle. Is shorter than normal as a tackle but is swift enough to keep up with edge rushers anyway.

  • Isaiah Prince T – great size and agility.

$9 mil

  • Cody Ford T – great foot-speed to keep up with pass rushers. Good enough strength to wall off guys in run game, and mobile enough to be used to pull on run plays too. Good wingspan to stop spin and swim moves. Projected by some as a guard but why not utilise his pass protection skills on edge.

  • JoeJuan Williams CB – great in man to man coverage, keeps receiver on his hip almost always. Not overly explosive to ball in zone. Can stand blockers up to make plays against the run. Best used on Y receiver out wide.

  • Darryl Johnson DE – from a small school (the same one Tarik Cohen went to), Johnson shows great burst off the line of scrimmage, and has sufficient hand usage and speed to make blocking him difficult. He can also diagnose run or pass plays well, so he can push linemen off the ball to make run stops. He’s very tall at 6’6″ but uses good leverage for extra power, will be able to fill out frame more. He plays to the whistle. Guards the edge well, making sure he doesn’t commit to potential run fakes in case the QB is running a read option. He has a spin move he sometimes uses to rush inside, I’d like to see more swim moves inside or just straight bull rushes on pass rushes, but maybe the footage I watched of him (the 2018 Celebration Bowl) was of him playing to a certain scheme to guard the edge.

  • Jakobi Meyers WR – great size and wingspan, good hands, so great jump ball ability. Even shows burst on WR screens.

  • Deebo Samuel WR – awesome YAC ability, solid hands and foot dragging on sidelines. Return game A+.

  • Caleb Wilson TE – awesome athlete, vertical threat as a tight end who can block well too. Led TEs in receiving yards for UCLA as a junior (by a mile).

  • (Ian Book QB)

$8 mil

  • (Tyler Biadasz C – great strength and balance to push guys off the ball in run game. Has agility to get to second level and block linebackers. Good awareness on blitz pickups in pass game and can stand up a pass rusher. Doesn’t have lightning-quick agility to find extra work in pass game.)

  • Rashan Gary DE – a Jadeveon Clowney level athlete. Not elite bend but still can be effective as an edge rusher through sheer athleticism and strength.

  • Kris Boyd CB – enough downfield speed to pressure catchers deep, good at pressing and moving his feet against slants. Good reading of blocks to run assist.

  • Quinnen Williams DT – extremely tough to block on interior, hyped as a top 3 prospect but lack of elite play strength and ability to stand guys up in run game limits him.

  • Michael Dogbe DT – elite strength and agility to hold up double teams to run stop and burst through holes to sack the QB. Can play on edge as he has some bend also.
  • Jachai Polite OLB – best as an outside linebacker due to his ability to move laterally in coverage from time to time, not elite get off but he can turn the corner well and has strength in run game.

  • Nasir Adderley SS – more of a box safety despite size due to his coverage skills not being elite, but holy smokes can he get to the ball.

  • Damien Harris RB – an all purpose back – toughness between tackles, speed to get outside in space, can catch and pass block.

  • Tytus Howard OT – good footwork to keep up with speed rush, good hands to bat away swim moves, solid but not great leverage on run block.

  • Garret Brumfield G – huge dude who can really move, can pull and be a lead blocker and seal off guys in run game. Can also get to next level, and can demolish defenders on weak side blocks. Sturdy in pass protection.

  • Donald Parham TE – awesome athlete for a 6’8″ dude with YAC ability. Sometimes whiffs on blocks but shows good hand placements and drive with legs in run game. Can flex him out wide for jump balls. Has some route running ability. Huge mismatch.
  • Keelan Doss WR – very nuanced route runner with good hands. Has a good release from the LOS. Knows where to run into soft spot of zones. A big enough target to win jump balls.

$7 mil

  • Daniel Jones QB – huge frame that can take hits and see the field, strong arm with solid accuracy, some mobility in pocket.

  • Darrell Henderson RB – home run speed, reads angles extremely well.

  • Andre Dillard T – good size and hand usage.

  • Chuma Edoga T – great size, extremely underrated.

  • (Liam Eichenberg T)
  • TJ Hockenson TE – good athlete, can catch pretty well and block some.

  • Johnnie Dixon WR – elite speed and solid size, can create separation with change of direction and has some YAC ability.

  • Kyler Murray QB – electric running with the ball, good patience and doesn’t panic when scrambling, good arm to hit targets but needs to improve accuracy. Can read defensive play calls well ie picks up blitzes and blown coverages.

  • Elijah Holyfield RB – slow but holy hell can he get yards after contact. Play speed is better than track speed as he can run through people. Sturdy in pass protection.

  • Julian Love CB – twitchy athlete who plays to whistle.

  • Terrill Hanks FS/anywhere on defence – extremely fluid athlete who can play at free safety in a Harrison Smith role in the box or play linebacker, where he can cover and blitz the passer. Not elite at any one thing but a swiss army knife on defence.

  • David Long CB – big corner who can press you, and has fluid enough hips to keep up with you.

  • Mark Fields CB – scrappy corner who can beat you in press man coverage and recover quickly.

  • Derrick Baitty CB

  • Nate Harvey DE – undersized at defensive end but knows all the tricks in the book to get to the QB.

  • Greg Gaines DT – a nose tackle who is extremely strong, can push guys out of the way well.

  • Terry Beckner Jr DT – powerful hand usage to split blockers and can use spin move to get into teeth of blocking scheme. Plays hard.

  • Justin Falcinelli C – a sturdy blocker who can get to second level on run plays. Diagnoses movement in pass rush well (eg stunts etc).

  • Nick Linder C – extremely mobile, can be used as lead blocker outside of tackles, and can manage twists and stunts etc quite well with that mobility.

  • Terrone Prescod G – moves very well for a big dude, solid pad level and drives with his legs. Agile in pass pro.

$6 mil

  • Kelvin Harmon WR – not a giant receiver but very strong, so a good jump ball target. Can run block well. Good polish in making toe tapping sideline catches. Could be best in slot for easy check-down passes, and can take hits inside. Has enough change of direction to get separation on curl routes, and can make contested catches.

  • Mecole Hardman WR – extremely quick and has YAC potential.

  • LilJordan Humphrey WR – makes tough catches, big target.

  • Darnell Savage FS – can be single high safety with great speed.

  • (Derrick Brown DT – great size and get off but minimal hand usage limits him.)

  • (Raekwon Davis DT)

  • Dakota Allen ILB – big linebacker who can get back in coverage well and has good instincts to find gaps in blocking scheme to make tackles.

  • Marquess Brown WR – electric YAC threat with some nuance to route running.

  • Michael Walker WR

  • David Edwards T

  • Christian Wilkins DT

  • Nick Bosa DE – a starter level NFL player but not a top 5 talent as everyone says. Lacks bend, consistent get off to be elite edge player, but hand usage and ability to fight through traffic for tough TFLs still attractive.

  • Wyatt Ray DE

  • Cece Jefferson DE

  • Mark McLaurin FS

  • Marquise Blair FS

  • Sheldrick Redwine SS – fast to the ball, can man up in slot one on one with good hip mobility. Solid size and hands. Can bend a bit on pass rush. Tackling a bit so so.

  • Greedy Williams CB – good athlete with elite wingspan but isn’t very physical and fundamentals can be lacking at times.

  • Zedrick Woods CB

  • Nate Brooks CB

  • Dalton Rosner T

  • Noah Fant TE – great athlete, deep ball and YAC threat at TE, but hands an issue.

  • Irv SMith Jr TE

  • Keenen Brown TE

  • Sione Takitaki ILB

  • Jeffrey Allison ILB – really good at reading holes and taking on blockers against the run. Can sink hips and move laterally in coverage. Tackling is an issue – he can get to the ball, but he doesn’t’t wrap up very well and lets defenders get yard after contact. Would also like ot see him play a bit harder and run sideline to sideline to impact receivers hwne they get the ball out wide.

  • Deshaun Davis ILB – epic run stopper, knows where to go and can destroy linemen. Plays NASTY! Can move a little bit in space for coverage duties.

  • Erik McCoy C

  • Michael Deiter G

  • Phil Haynes G

  • Nate Herbig G

  • Michael Jackson CB

  • Bobby Evans T

  • Jordan Ta’amu QB – good pocket passer with some escapability.

  • Tanner Mangum QB – ridiculous agility in the pocket and good footwork, fast mind can process blitzes quickly. Arm mechanics not great.

  • (Damonte Coxie WR)

  • Justice Hill RB

  • Rodney Anderson RB – a really good between-the-tackles back. Good at reading holes and quite elusive for a big guy. Has some burst through holes and solid top speed as well, can catch a little bit on passes out wide.

$5 mil

  • AJ Brown WR – not much urgency in getting open at times on short throws. Good change of direction to create space and good hands.

  • Kaleb McGrary T

  • Alex Bars G
  • Hunter Renfrow WR

  • Terry McLaurin WR

  • Jazz Ferguson WR – for his height he can really move vertically. Solid step to create separation and plays with intensity to beat press coverage. Shows willingness to run block but needs to show better balance and pad level.

  • Tyre McCants WR – one of the most interesting prospects around. A 5’11” 230 pound receiver?! He’s been listed as a full back on draft boards. He has good enough hands and speed to be a receiver though. Could be used a bit like Cordarrelle Patterson was used by the Pat’s?

  • Dawson Knox TE

  • Dax Raymond TE – good hands and burst to get open and make tough catches. Solid size to block but needs to improve leverage.
  • Miles Sanders RB

  • Sutton SMith OLB 135

  • Mitch Hyatt T

  • Daniel Cooney T – huge dude who can move a bit. Would like to see more aggression in run game and really destroy dudes. Can keep up with edge rushers and shows solid hand usage, can get imbalanced however.

  • Calvin Anderson T

  • Dennis Daley T
  • Yosuah Nijman G – good run blocker as he has good pad level and drives with his legs, hits hard. Not great with pass pro against speed rushers though, so kick him inside to guard.
  • Devin White ILB – pegged as top 5 pick, but lack of instinctiveness, ability to diagnose run or pass play and tackling ability a problem.

  • Vosean Joseph ILB

  • Darius Harris ILB – can read where run is headed and get into backfield. Best used as a run stopper as seems a bit clueless in coverage.
  • Ed Oliver DT – quick but hand usage and strength not ideal.

  • Clenin Ferrell EDGE

  • (Khaleke Hudson ILB)

  • Drue Tranquil ILB

  • Josh Allen SS – yup, best as a box safety. He can best use his coverage ability and athleticism there. He had great sack numbers in college, but I do think think he’s overly refined or has elite bend to rush passer.

  • Mike Bell SS

  • Amani Hooker ILB

  • Parris Campbell WR

  • DeAndre Baker CB

  • (Trey Adams T – great size and strength to hold up bull rush, needs to improve hand usage to avoid spins and swim moves.)

  • Mack Wilson LB – good at shedding blocks, some mobility in coverage

  • Myles Gaskin RB – great burst through holes. Good top speed to make big chunk plays. Good change of direction to make guys miss. Solid hands. Good vision and decision making to bounce runs outside.

  • Trayvon Mullen CB

  • Trysten Hill DT

  • (Lorenzo Neal DT)

  • Jaylon Ferguson OLB

  • (Deonte Brown G)

  • Bobby Okereke LB

  • Kaden Smith TE

  • Josh Oliver TE

  • Benny Snell RB

  • Ryquell Armstead RB

  • Travis Homer RB – good pass protector and good at sudden change of direction when rushing and running routes. Needs to improve balance and strength to break tackles. Solid top line speed.
  • Jordan Scarlett RB
  • Jamel Dean CB

  • Devin Bush SS – yep another LB who I think is best at safety. He has the physical tools to do so. This will maximise his ability to cover and tackle in space.

  • Joe Giles-Harris ILB

  • Maxx Crosby OLB

  • Trace McSorley QB – playmaker, can extend plays with legs and make solid passes in pocket.

  • Ryan Finley QB

  • Brad Mayes QB – can really whip it.

  • Dwane Haskins QB – great arm, anticipates routes and throws guys into space. Not great at blitz pickup or moving his feet to evade pressure.

  • Will Grier QB $5 mil – Russell Wilson-esque escapability, but inaccurate at times.

$4 mil

  • Jonah Williams T – footwork and agility not great for tackle spot.

  • Ethan Greenidge T

  • Justin Skule G – played tackle in college but best used as a guard due to explosiveness off the line and size, but also due to poor feet mobility.

  • Jackson Barton G – boasts good feet and size for a guard, maybe not so good at hand usage on pass pro to play tackle as best spot in NFL.

  • Nick Allegretti G – plays physical and is quite strong so once a guy is in his grip he can drive them off the ball, would like to see better pad level though. Pretty mobile. Needs to have more awareness in pass protection, tends to just block guy in front of him when he might be better deployed somewhere else if he’s already being blocked.

  • Joshua Miles T – long arms, mobile, good mobility to get reach blocks, can shuffle feet to avoid pass rush. Needs to bring fight to defenders at times, a bit passive.

  • Winston Dimel FB

  • Andrew Beck TE – good blocker, moves people in run game. Can get upfield a bit and catch.
  • Alize Mack TE – great release and can get upfield and make tough catches. Lacks bulk to block effectively.
  • Jaquan Johnson FS

  • Gary Johnson FS – played ILB at Texas but is best used as a free safety due to elite speed (4.43 40 yard dash exemplifies this).
  • Ryan Bates G

  • Oli Udoh G

  • Riley Ridley WR

  • Keesean Johnson WR

  • Travis Fulgham WR

  • DK Metcalf WR – good deep ball and YAC target but ability to separate a problem.

  • Spencer Schnell WR

  • Laimont Gaillard C

  • Charles Omenihu DE

  • Brian Burns OLB- great athlete but hand usage etc not great. Not big enough to hold up against run.

  • Derick Roberson DE (need more footage)

  • N’Keal Harry WR

  • Josh Jacobs RB

  • Devine Ozigbo RB – uniquely, is best as a receiving back as he has some quickness, but is also best as a short yardage back as he has solid size and burst. He just lacks the lateral ability make guys miss or read blocking lanes well. Might even be used as a fullback.
  • Amani Oruwiye CB

  • Chris Westry CB (need more footage)

  • Stephen Denmark CB

  • Sean Bunting CB

  • Rashad Fenton CB – I’m surprised by his poor combine numbers because he has great change of direction ability. Can get lost at times in zone coverage, but could be a solid backup from day one.

  • Andrew van Ginkel OLB – busy hands and knows what gaps to hit on run plays. Needs to develop strength and balance so he doesn’t get crushed as easily by bigger linemen.

  • Kyle Shurmur QB

  • Devin Singletary RB

  • Dre’Mont Jones DT

  • Carl Granderson edge

  • Garret Bradbury C – has snapping issues. Poor pad level and balance when blocking. Undoubtedly athletic so he can block at second level but needs to improve blocking ability in the trenches,

  • Nick Fitzgerald QB

  • David Blough QB

  • Gerald Willis DT

  • Austin Bryant OLB

  • Jordan Brailford DE

  • Byron Cowart DE

  • Shareef Miller OLB

  • Kaden Ellis OLB

$3 mil

  • Chauncey Gardner-Johnson CB

  • Hamp Cheevers CB

  • Isaiah Johnson CB

  • Donnie Lewis CB

  • Nik Needham CB

  • Jordan Brown CB

  • Kadar Hollmann CB

  • Xavier Crawford CB
  • Anthony Nelson DE

  • Ronheen Bingham DE

  • Malik Carney OLB

  • Chase Winovich OLB

  • Landis Durham OLB – solid in coverage and has patience to dislodge himself from blocks and make run stops. Solid bull rush to get to QB.
  • Isaiah Buggs DT

  • Daylon Mack DT

  • Demarcus Christmas DT

  • Armon Watts DT
  • Jeremy Cox RB
  • James Williams RB
  • Jalin Moore RB
  • David Montgomery RB
  • JJ Arcega-Whiteside WR

  • Darius Slayton WR

  • Jeff Thomas WR

  • Marcus Green WR – solid route running and nice change of direction.

  • Zach Allen DE

  • Johnathan Abram SS

  • Elgton Jenkins C

  • Bunchy Stallings G

  • Taylor Rapp SS

  • Lukas Denis CB

  • Jordan Miller CB
  • Kendall Sheffield CB
  • TJ Edwards ILB

  • Max Scharping G/T

  • Derwin Gray T

  • Ugo Amadi FS

  • Mike Edwards FS
  • Ross Pierschbacher C

  • JoJo McIntosh SS

  • Joe Jackson OLB

  • Jace Sternberger TE

  • Drew Sample TE

  • Alec Ingold FB
  • CJ Conrad TE

  • Kahale Warring TE

  • Ben Powers G

  • Martez Ivey G

  • Jacob Dolegala $3 mil

  • (Darryl Williams G)

  • Jalen Jelks ILB

  • Tyrel Dodson ILB
  • Drew Lock QB $3 mil. – Major accuracy issues on simple throws, does have arm strength to fit ball into tight windows. Pocket awareness ok, but holding ball in one hand could be an issue with fumbles.

  • (CeeDee Lamb WR – not blazing fast, solid route runner and good jump ball ability.)

  • Chris Lindstrom G – good enough mobility and vision to pass protect and identify movement in blocking requirements. Can be pushed backwards sometimes due to lack of leverage.

  • Montez Sweat OLB

  • Alec Eburle C

  • Michael Jordan C

  • Tyree Jackson QB

  • Easton Stick QB

  • Jahlani Tavai ILB

  • DeAndre Walker ILB

  • Christian Rector DE

  • Andy Isabella WR

  • EJ EJiya ILB

  • Drew Lewis ILB
  • Cole Tracy K – strong leg and clutch.

$2 mil

  • Tre Lamar ILB

  • Cameron Smith ILB

  • Ben Birr-Kurven ILB

  • Christian Miller ILB

  • Antoine Wesley WR

  • (Anthony Ratliff Williams WR)

  • Emanuel Hall WR

  • Demarkus Lodge WR

  • Beau Bezschawel G

  • Trevon Tate G

  • Deion “Shaq” Calhoun G
  • Tyler Roemer T
  • Jessie Burkett C

  • Darius West FS

  • Andrew Wingard FS

  • Brett Rypien QB

  • Rock Ya-Sin CB

  • Germaine Pratt ILB

  • Lonnie Johnson CB

  • Brian Peavy CB
  • Jamal Peters CB
  • John Chominsky DE

  • Corbin Kaufusi DE

  • LJ Collier DE

  • Marquise Copeland DE

  • Kyle Phillips OLB – would be a huge linebacker but has good agility so can cover a little bit and catch running backs in space.
  • Kevin Givens DT

  • Albert Huggins DT

  • Khalen Saunders DT

  • Ricky Walker DT

  • Chris Slayton DT

  • Olive Sagopolu DT

  • Ben Banogu OLB

  • (Innis Gaines CB)

  • Saivion SMith CB

  • Gary Jennings Jr WR

  • DJ Bailey DE

  • Delvon Randall FS

  • Renell Wren DT

  • Chris Johnson FS

  • Tony Pollard RB

  • Dexter Williams RB
  • Jalen Hutton WR

  • Trevon Wesco TE

  • Jimmy Moreland CB

  • Alexander Mattison RB

  • Darwin Thompson RB – good balance and can actually lay the boom for a short player.

  • (Cole Macdonald QB)

  • Juwann Winfree WR – good catcher but not overly athletic or skilled with routes.

  • Miles Boykin WR – poor release from LOS and not great top speed, can be a physical jump ball target.

  • Scott Miller WR

  • Isaac Nauta T
  • Zach Gentry T
  • Dru Samia
  • Javon Patterson
  • Jake Bailey K/
  • Austin Seibert K

$1 mil

  • Clayton Thorson QB

  • Cole MacDonald QB

  • Jerry Tillery $1 mil – terrible pad level will mean he’ll get driven off ball consistently.

  • Jonathon Ledbetter DE

  • Daniel Wise DT

  • Ed Alexander DT

  • Shareef Miller DE

  • TreVon Coney ILB

  • Jawann Taylor T – blocks upright. so can be tossed aside fairly easily. Hand usage poor so swim moves will beat him, and he can’t keep a spin move in front of him. Only promise is that he has good burst on run blocks, but he doesn’t get his pads low enough for blockers to be stuck in his block.

  • Andre James T

  • (Trevor Lawrence QB – has a hitch in his throwing motion that will hinder accuracy. Can still hit targets with arm strength and can throw on run.)

  • Justin Layne CB

  • Oshane Zimines OLB

  • Justin Hollins ILB

  • Porter Gustin OLB

  • Cortez Broughton DT

  • Matt Nelson DT
  • Marvell Tell FS

  • Ulysees Gilbert SS
  • Khari Willis SS
  • Malik Gant FS
  • Joel Blumenthal WR

  • Preston Williams WR – good suddenness out of routes.
  • Tyre Brady WR – good release.
  • Karan Higdon RB
  • Qadree Ollison RB
  • Cullen Gillaspia FB
  • Wes Martin G
  • Terry Godwin WR
  • Gardner Minshew – just doesn’t move his feet or scan the field or pick up blitzes well, has ok arm but.
  • Saquon Hampton FS
  • Quincy Williams ILB
  • Ryan Connelly ILB
  • Ty Summers ILB – can cover OK, has solid size but doesn’t finish plays ie doesn’t wrap up tackles, turn head around for potential picks.
  • Quinton Bell FS – fast af but doesn’t show enough fundamentals.

Nil

  • Chase Hansen ILB

  • BJ Autry G

  • Kingsley Keke DT

  • PJ Johnson DT

  • Jalen Hurd WR

  • Nick Easley WR

  • Dontavious Russell DT

  • Daylon Mack DT
  • Khairi Clark DT

  • Blace Brown CB

  • Will Harris FS
  • Dioante Johnson WR

  • Penny Hart WR
  • Dillon Mitchell WR

  • Jonvea Johnson WR
  • Montre Hartage CB

  • Jalen Young FS

  • Mike Weber RB

  • Trayvon Williams RB

  • Foster Moreau TE

  • Greg Dortsch WR

  • Jeff Smith WR

  • Stanley Morgan WR
  • Cody Thompson WR
  • Tommy Sweeney TE

  • Malik Reed OLB

  • Tim Ward DE
  • Dre Greenlaw ILB

  • Tre Watson ILB

  • Cody Barton ILB
  • Emeke Egbule ILB
  • Sterling Sheffield OLB

  • Luke Gifford OLB
  • Olive Sagopolu DT

  • Mitch Wishnowsky P

  • Trayveon Williams RB – poor vision, has some agility in open field but poor between the tackles.
  • Ty Johnson RB
  • Chandler Cox FB
  • George Asafo-adjei T – not big enough or refined enough.
  • John Ursua WR
  • Olabisi Johnson WR
  • Marcus Epps SS
  • Nick Scott FS
  • Donovon Wilson FS – I have no idea why the Cowboys drafted him. Whiffs on tackles, not athletic enough to catch guys in space, not explosive in coverage.
  • Tim Harris CB
  • Duke Shelley CB
  • Donnie Lewis CB
  • Ken Webster CB
  • Gerri Green DE
  • Matt Gay K – I don’t like his form, doesn’t follow through, just jabs at it.
  • Austin Cutting LS
  • Jonathan Harris DT
  • EJ Speed
  • Corey Ballentine
  • Drew Forbes
  • Chris Westry
  • Derick Roberson

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2018 NFL draft big board – Orlando Brown first!!! And more.

I’ve watched YouTube videos of over 170 guys and here’s my big board. As a disclaimer, I place high value on offensive linemen and safeties. Reason being, they win rings. The Patriots have always had an elite offensive line and secondary. The Eagles have the best offensive line in the league. The Jags and Vikings have dominant secondaries. The Falcons made the Super Bowl last year cos they had a wicked secondary and line, but the line declined last season (and their offensive coordinator struggled), so they didn’t go far in the playoffs. Offensive linemen play every down, give the quarterback time to make throws and for receivers to get open, and create holes for running backs. Safeties can double as corners or linebackers, and give pass rushers time to get to the quarterback with tight pass coverage, and make run stopping plays. That’s why you’ll see multiple safeties and linemen in my first round, and many highly touted QBs and RBs in the later rounds – cos they’re easier to find than dominant linemen and secondary players. I’ll explain the more out there picks, and leave other ones to assumed knowledge (or for you to look them up). I’ve also listed the teams that each guy would go to as the draft order currently stands, so that you can see which team would get who. Scroll down to see some vids of me analysing players etc. So, here ya big board:

1. Orlando Brown T Browns – allowed 0 sacks for the best offensive line in the country, helping Mayfiled win the Heisman. Actually had a good combine because his 3 cone was good for a guy weighing 340 or so pounds, and his pro day results were pretty solid, so consider his bench press and 40 yard dash performance a blip. Wingspan makes him impossible to speed rush or spin move against. Fierce in run game. If you want a guy to hold down the left side of your line for a decade or so, he’s your guy.
2. Derwin James SS Giants – can play lone high, in the box, or cover. Can run-stop better than anyone in the league at the safety spot.
3. Mike McLingchey T Jets
4. Minkah Fitzpatrick FS Browns
5. Will Hernandez G Broncos – faster, quicker and stronger than Quenton Nelson.
6. Marcus Allen FS Colts – hits harder than everyone except James, flies to the ball, can shut down a rushing offense by himself, can cover outside guys as a corner if he’s in press man coverage too,
7. James Daniels C Bucs
8. DeShon Elliot SS Bears – just like Marcus Allen, except not quite as quick. Ridiculous wingspan makes him a good cover guy. Could play some LB too cos of his firey nature and ability to shed blocks.
9. Kolton Miller T Niners
10. Kyzir White FS Raiders – I love fast and hard hitting safeties, as you might have guessed. Lightning fast (brother of Kevin White after all) and can cover in space too.
11. DaeSean Hamilton WR Dolphins – a guaranteed catch if it’s thrown in his area. Not a mutant-like athlete but good get off from the line, great route runner and understands where space is in zones. All-time Penn State reception yards leader, and helps in run blocking. Almost on par with Antonio Brown with under-the-radar effectiveness.
12. Quenton Nelson G Bengals
13. Tarvarus McFadden CB Redskins – not that fast but 38″ vertical and wingspan make up for it. Play him in off man coverage and he’ll explode to ball and make plays. Josh Norman ran a so-so 40 and look where he is.
14. Connor Williams T Packers
15. Leighton van der Esch ILB Cardinals
16. Martinas Rankin T Ravens
17. Nathan Shepard DT Chargers – best get off in a 300 pound dude I’ve ever seen. Strong as well so he can be an elite pass rushing DT from day one, and will man handle guys to make run stops too.
18. Uchenna Nwosu OLB Seahawks – Von Miller-lite. Can pass rush, fill holes against the run, and cover guys in space.
19. Mark Andrews TE Cowboys
20. Byron Murphy CB  (returning to college) – I saw this guys highlights for Washington State and was blown away. Explosive and hard hitting, with a good wingspan and technique. The dude was a freshman though. So he aint entering the draft.
21. Will Clapp C – does his job. That’s all you need to have a starter quality center. Has strength to double as a guard.
22. Malik Jefferson ILB
23. Trenton Thompson DT – ridiculous wingspan and get-off with great hand usage. Best as 3 tech in 3-4 defense.
24. Joe Ostman DE – the biggest sleeper in the draft. Top 5 in sacks and tackle for loss in college last season, and his tape shows why – incredible hand usage from his champion wrestling days, insane athleticism and bend on a speed rush, and all the moves in the book as counters. Put him at weak side DE in a 4-3 and watch him get 8 or 9 sacks in his rookie year. Could cover in space as a former LB and TE if he’s in a 3-4 system, you want him strong side, so he has more opportunities at run stopping. Plays to the whistle so he can probably get 2 or 3 forced fumbles a season when assisting on tackles. Wasn’t invited to the combine, but showed freak athleticism at his pro day – 4.75 40 yard dash at 255 pounds, three cone of 7.06 is in 82nd percentile in this draft for edge players, 31 reps on the bench, and 36 inch vert (84th percentile). So just cos he’s a shortish guy from a small school, doesn’t mean he can’t dominate offensive linemen in the NFL too.
25. Braden Smith G-T-C – can play all over the line but best as a center at this stage.
26. Mike Hughes CB 
27. Joshua Jackson CB 
28. Mason Rudolph QB – yup, my top QB. The best fundamentals with the body to match. Led all college QBs in yards, and people criticise him for being in an “Air Raid” system, as though going for big plays is a bad idea. Beats dink and dunk any day. He can read a defense well too, which people criticise about Air Raid QBs.
29. Jessie Bates SS 
30. Dorance Armstrong OLB  – freak athlete. Played for a bad Kansas defense so was double teamed every play, but watch his tape and you’ll see he can get 6 or 7 sacks in his rookie year from the strong side of the 3-4 front.
31. Derrius Guice RB  – better than Saquon. Awesome between the tackles, can read holes well, and can receive. Borderline three down back (I don’t like having an RB a three down guy cos they take so many hits from gigantic linemen).
32. Isaiah Wynn G/C 
33. Luke Falk QB – good fundamentals, accuracy and decision making. Big enough to withstand hits in the pocket.
34. Scott Quessenberry C – another solid center. Nimble enough to move around and can get by strentth-wise in run game.
35. LJ Scott RB (declined draft) – returning for senior season, but has some similarities to LeVeon Bell (I know it’s easy to compare a Michigan State alumni, but still). 220 plus pounds with shiftiness, not elite speed but a true bell cow guy who can catch a bit too.
36. Arden Key EDGE 
37. Da’Ron Payne DT 
38. Rashaad Penny RB 
39. Jaire Alexander CB 
40. Rashaan Evans ILB 
41. Simmie Cobbs WR – great split end guy with good height and strength. Not blazing quick but physical enough to get room to make catches.
42. Hayden Hurst TE 
43. Calvin Ridley WR 
44. Ronnie Harrison FS – free safety, as not great at reading run plays so you don’t want him in the box. But is an elite athlete who can be lone safety and destroy guys running downhill.
45. Baker Mayfield QB – ok fundamentals, great accuracy, good escape artist, height a problem.
46. Saquon Barkley RB  – 230 pounds and 40 inch vert, but plays like Reggie Bush. Rarely gets yards after contact and can’t read holes well. Still a #1 back kinda guy cos of his explosiveness in space, but best as an outside power run, screen and receiver guy (although his route running leaves a lot to be desired).
47. Courtland Sutton WR
48. Bradley Bozeman C – solid center.
49. Isaiah Oliver CB 
50. Roquan Smith ILB – tabbed as top 10 pick but not great in run defense in a  phone booth due to lack of size. Great as Will LB due to coverage skills and run stopping on edge.
51. Chukwuma Orakofor T 
52. Josh Rosen QB 
53. Fred Warner ILB 
54. Justin Reid FS 
55. John O’Korn QB – yup, better than Darnold. Better mechanics, better decision making, calmer in the pocket, with similar size.
56. Dallas Goedert TE 
57. Skai Moore ILB 
58. Josey Jewell ILB 
59. Nyheim Hines RB – short but fast as hell, and can dish out hits. Can receive too.
60. Vita Vea NT – can plug a hole as DT but without good hand usage is he worth a first round pick? Nah.
61. Denzel Ward CB – can be a good slot guy but will be thrown around by bigger receivers.
62. Auden Tate WR 
63. Lorenzo Carter OLB 
64. Kamari Cotton-Moya SS 
65. Harrison Phillips DT 
66. Dalton Schultz TE – ok at run blocking but you’d like him to stop making cut blocks. Good route running, solid hands, ok burst. Keep him out there to boost ya run game and maybe a 4th option on offense.
67. Chase Litton QB  – great arm, size and pretty good footwork.
68. Sam Hubbard OLB 
69. Michael Gallup WR 
70. MJ Stewart FS 
71. Josh Allen QB – not consistent with accuracy or decision making, but hard to bring down and can throw on run, so he can be an ok starter, just not a top 12 pick.
72. Billy Price C 
73. Nick Nelson CB 
74. Jerome Baker OLB 
75. Riley Ferguson QB – bit lean but can still take hits, good arm and decision making.
76. DJ Moore WR 
77. Kerryon Johnson RB 
78. Dante Pettis WR 
79. Kevin Toliver CB 
80. Nick Chubb RB 
81. Deon Cain WR 
82. Wyatt Teller T 
83. Josh Sweat OLB 
84. Ogbonnia Okoronkwo LB 
85. Rashaan Gaulden CB 
86. Anthony Miller WR 
87. Jeff Holland ILB 
88. Durham Smythe TE 
89. Sam Darnold QB – wack mechanics, very hot and cold with accuracy. For every awesome dime there’ll be a complete miss, which led to his 26 TD to 13 pick ratio. Combined with 63% completion rate and only 8.6 Y/A, that’s late third round value.
90. Shaquem Griffin OLB 
91. Tyler Conklin TE – awesome catcher of the ball, flex tight end. Complete unknown as a blocker but great guy to throw out there to get a first down or red zone catch.
92. Brian O’Neill T 
93. ‎Holton Hill CB 
94. Geron Christian T
95. Duke Ejifor DE 
96. Maurice Hurst DT 
97. RJ Macintosh DT 
98. DJ Reed CB
99. Marquise Brown WR (returning)
100. JC Jackson CB 
101. Mike Gesicki TE – elite athlete but can’t block, run routes that well or be a sure thing with catching. Good as a jump ball threat, field stretcher or after-the catch threat, but that’s not first round value.
102. Ryan Davis WR  (returning to school)
103. Jonathon Taylor RB (returning?)
104. Harold Landry DE 
105. Carlton Davis CB 
106. Taven Bryan DT 
107. Jordan Whitehead FS
108. Greg Senat T
109. Lamar Jackson QB – good at throwing between the numbers but lacks touch on outside throws. Will have trouble taking big hits in NFL and you don’t want a run-first dude when you’re paying your receivers and linemen so much.
110. Marcus Davenport OLB
111. Christian Kirk WR
112. Troy Apke SS
113. Kyle Lauletta QB
114. Ian Thomas TE
115. ‎Jonah Trinniman WR – not much tape on this guy but from what I saw he’s a freak athlete who can stretch the field and shows some route running prowess. 4.30 40 yard dash and 12 foot broad jump is ridiculous and would’ve led the combine. That broad jump is 4 inches away from world record. I’d take a chance on the dude.
116. Devin Singletary RB
117. Brandon Parker T
118. Bradley Chubb DE – yup, a dude mocked in the top 7 is a late fourth round pick to me. He’s great off the snap but is not very refined after it. Shows poor bend as a speed rusher and bad hand usage. Straight bull rushed guys in college but won’t work as well against NFL linemen.
119. Foley Futukasi DT
120. ‎Matt Linehan QB
121. Tim Settle DT
122. Armani Watts FS
123. Darius Leonard ILB
124. Frank Ragnow G
125. Allen Lazard WR
126. ‎Anthony Averett CB
127. Rasheem Green DE
128. Hercules Maatafa ILB – a very unique prospect seeing as he was a 250 pound defensive tackle. I like him as a Will linebacker, where he can make plays off the ball as a good run stopper and has the athleticism to track some running backs in the backfield.
129. Mason Cole C
130. Derrick Nnadi DT
131. Desmond Harrison T
132. Bryce Love RB
133. Mike White QB
134. Micah Kiser ILB
135. Troy Fumugalli TE
136. John Kelly RB
137. Tremaine Edmunds ILB – a freak athlete with great measurables, but gives up big plays regularly as he doesn’t understand man coverage principles and lacks technique to shed blockers. Will fall for play action regularly. I get he’s young, but if you haven’t shown an ability to read the game well by the time you’re entering the NFL, I don’t think you ever will.
138. Donte Jackson CB
139. Joseph Noteboom T
140. Akrum Wadley RB
141. James Washington WR
142. Sony Michel RB – mocked in the first but I have him so late because he fumbles, which shows a lack of understanding of ball protection. Not very explosive – didn’t do vert or broad jump at combine, so he might have been avoiding a bad showing.
143. Dremont Jones DT
144. ‎kurt Benkert QB
145. Justin Jackson RB
146. Austin Corbett G
147. Christian Sam ILB
148. Will McBride QB
149. Terrell Edmunds S
150. Devron Davis CB
151. Quinton Flowers QB
152. Chris Herndon TE
153. Sutton Smith OLB
154. ‎Boston Scott RB
155. Ronald Jones RB
156. Chase Edmunds RB
157. Antonio Calloway WR
158. Equanimous St Brown WR – fast and tall, but isn’t big enough to play split end, isn’t shifty enough to play flanker, and doesn’t have the hands to play in the slot.
159. ‎Dimitri Flowers FB
160. ‎PJ Hall DT
161. DJ Chark WR
162. Byron Pringle WR
163. ‎Deangelo Brewer RB
164. ‎Logan Woodside QB
165. Tyrell Crosby T
166. Jordan Thomas CB
167. Quadree Henderson WR
168. Clelin Ferrell DE
169. Michael Dickson P
170. ‎Cedrick Wilson WR
171. ‎Marquis Haynes DE
172. ‎Tyler Rodgers QB
173. George Aston FB
174. ‎Royce Freeman RB

Thanks for reading – there’s a bunch of other guys I will scout but I haven’t got around to them yet. I have a YouTube channel that goes into more detail about my opinions on Orlando Brown and Saquon Barkley, and vids with my first two rounds explained (with some guys missing, because I added them later). I hope I’m right cos some dude on YouTube called me retarded after my Saquon vid.