CPGM Drew’s Big Board 2.0 – 2017

Big Board

One more Big Board in advance of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Note: Edge Rusher = Tweener/Hybrid outside linebacker — defensive end types.
Rank Name College Notes
1 Myles Garrett Defensive End Texas A&M "The type of player that OC's will have to game plan for"
2 Reuben Foster Linebacker Alabama "The best LB to come out of Alabama in years"
3 Jamal Adams Defensive Back LSU "Can play all 3 secondary positions at a very high level"
4 Solomon Thomas Defensive Tackle/End Stanford "His ceiling is that of Michael Bennett"
5 Malik Hooker Safety Ohio State "The best center-fielder in the country"
6 O.J. Howard Tight End Alabama "Most complete TE in the draft, being compared to Greg Olsen"
7 Haason Reddick Linebacker Temple "He's just athletic and does everything that has been asked of him at a high level to boot"
8 Dalvin Cook Running Back FSU "One wrong read or bad angle at the second level and it might be 6"
9 Joe Mixon Running Back Oklahoma Being compared to Le'Veon Bell and David Johnson"
10 Leonard Fournette Running Back LSU "Moves like a train with nimble ability"
11 Christian McCaffrey Running Back Stanford "Most versatile player in the draft and it's not even close"
12 Mike Williams Wide Receiver Clemson "If you're in his bubble you're gonna get bodied"
13 Corey Davis Wide Receiver Western Michigan University "Most polished WR coming out of the draft"
14 Quincy Wilson Cornerback Florida "Has length, strength, and physical"
15 Marshon Lattimore Cornerback Ohio State "Just smooth and fluid"
16 Budda Baker Defensive Back Washington "Best nickel prospect coming out, amongst other things"
17 Sidney Jones Cornerback Washington "Could possibly be the best CB in the class"
18 Tre'Davious White Cornerback LSU "Had one question going into the Senior Bowl, can he press, yup senior bowl week"
19 Gareon Conley Cornerback Ohio State "Overshadowed by his two brethren in the secondary"
20 Derek Barnett Defensive End Tennessee "He is all business... and production"
21 Tim Wiliams Edge Rusher Alabama "High ceiling with a possible low floor"
22 Zay Jones Wide Receiver East Carolina "Only question holding him back was can he play outside and he proved that at the Senior Bowl"
23 Caleb Brantley Defensive Tackle Florida "Explosive and quick but must stay healthy"
24 Malik McDowell Defensive Tackle/End MSU "Potential to be the best player in the draft when he chooses too"
25 Carl Lawson Edge Rusher Auburn "He pops off the film constantly just needs to stay healthy"
26 David Njoku Tight End Miami "Dynamic and dangerous and higest ceiling of all TE's in the class"
27 Cooper Kupp Wide Receiver Eastern Washington "Hell of a route runner and Mr. Reliable"
28 John Ross Wide Receiver Washington "4.2 speed and he can straight ball with or without the ball in his hands"
29 Obi Melifonwu Safety/Cornerback Uconn "Move him to CB and most of his flaws go away"
30 Evan Engram Tight End/Wide Receiver Ole Miss "Plays like a slot WR in a TE's body"
31 DeMarcus Walker Defensive End/Tackle FSU "Not ideal weight and height he is a gamer and will be a gem for somebody"
32 Kevin King Cornerback Washington Raw, long, physical and fast, there is potential"
33 Charles Harris Edge Rusher Missouri "Has one trick and it's a hell of a trick"
34 Derek Rivers Edge Rusher Youngstown State "Consistent and highly productive player"
35 Jarrad Davis Linebacker Florida "So athletic and comes down hill like an old-school LB"
36 Isaiah Ford Wide Receiver Virginia Tech "Always in position to make a play on the especially down field"
37 Takkarist Mckinley Edge Rusher UCLA "Can be stiff at times but with some refinement he can be a hell of a player on Sunday"
38 Carlos Henderson Wide Receiver LA Tech "If he can grow up his immense talent will be feared"
39 Bucky Hodges Tight End/Wide Receiver Virginia Tech "Don't press him or you will learn the hard way"
40 Jabril Peppers Defensive Back/Linebacker Michigan "A jack of all trades a master of none?"
41 Marcus Williams Safety Utah "He has range like Hooker but leaves plenty to wonder of his down hill game"
42 Ryan Ramczyk Offensive Tackle Wisconsin "He is stout as a pass pro player and good enough in the run game with some nasty to boot"
43 Forrest Lamp Offensive Guard/Tackle Western Kentucky "With his short arms he'll move inside to G and it'll be something to watch"
44 Garett Bolles Offensive Tackle Utah "Yep he's older but he's also nasty at the point of attack"
45 Corn Elder Cornerback Miami "He is just disgustingly vicious when he sees the ball carrier"
46 Chidobe Awuzie Defensive Back Colorado "I think he can play any position in the secondary and be fine"
47 Teez Tabor Cornerback Florida "Let him keep his eyes on the QB and he'll be just fine, he's a play maker"
48 Ryan Anderson Edge Rusher Alabama "What you saw him do at Bama is what he is going to be in the league"
49 Carlos Watkins Defensive Tackle Clemson "A mountain of a man that can cause plenty of issues upfront, whether it be hunting down the QB or closing gaps and lanes"
50 Taco Charlton Defensive End Michigan "Long and strong, will he show up in the not so big games"


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