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2020 NFL Draft 7 Round ranking (+weekly prospect standouts)

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7 round Mock draft player ranking.

 

2020 NFL Draft

 

1st
Joe Burrow LSU RS SR QB
Chase Young Ohio State JR DE
Tristan Wirfs Iowa JR OT
Isaiah Simmons Clemson RS JR LB/S
Tua Tagovailoa Alabama JR QB
Jedrick Wills Alabama JR OT
Mekhi Becton Louisville JR OT
CeeDee Lamb Oklahoma JR WR
Jeffrey Okudah Ohio State JR CB
Jerry Jeudy Alabama JR WR
Andrew Thomas Georgia JR OT
Derrick Brown Auburn SR NT
Javon Kinlaw South Carolina SR DT
Yetur Gross-Matos Penn State JR DE
Justin Herbert Oregon SR QB
Henry Ruggs III Alabama JR WR
Jordan Love Utah State RS JR QB
AJ Epenesa Iowa JR DE
Grant Delpit LSU JR S
K'Lavon Chaisson LSU RS SOPH OLB
Austin Jackson USC JR OT
Xavier McKinney Alabama JR S
De'Andre Swift Georgia JR RB
Jonathan Taylor Wisconsin JR RB
CJ Henderson Florida JR CB
Neville Gallimore Oklahoma RS SR DT
Tee Higgins Clemson JR WR
JK Dobbins Ohio State JR RB
Kenneth Murray Oklahoma JR OLB
Josh Uche Michigan SR OLB
Justin Jefferson LSU JR
Antonie Winfield Jr. Minnesota RS SOPH S

2nd
Jacob Eason Washington RS JR QB
Curtis Weaver Boise State JR DE
Kristian Fulton LSU SR CB
Jalen Reagor TCU JR WR
Tyler Biadasz Wisconsin RS JR C
Cole Kmet Notre Dame JR TE
Josh Jones Houston RS SR OT
Clyde Edwards-Helaire LSU JR RB
Marlon Davidson Auburn SR DE/DT
AJ Terrell Clemson JR CB
Cesar Ruiz Michigan JR C
James Lynch Baylor JR DE
Brycen Hopkins Purdue RS SR TE
Lynn Bowden Jr Kentucky JR WR
Jonah Jackson Ohio State SR OG
Albert Okwuegbunam Missouri RS JR TE
Patrick Queen LSU JR LB
Malik Harrison Ohio State SR OLB
Raekwon Davis Alabama SR DE
John Simpson Clemson SR OG
Denzel Mims Baylor SR WR
Laviska Shenault Jr. Colorado JR WR
Jake Fromm Georgia JR QB
Prince Tega Wanogho Auburn RS SR OT
Cam Akers Florida State JR RB
Amik Robertson La Tech JR CB
Justin Madubuike Texas A&M JR DT
Adam Trautman Dayton RS SR TE
Trevon Diggs Alabama SR CB
Jeremy Chinn Southern Illinois SR S
Chase Claypool Notre Dame SR WR
Ross Blacklock TCU RS JR DT
 

3rd
Jabari Zuniga Florida SR DE
Isaiah Wilson Georgia RS SOPH OT
Jack Driscoll Auburn SR OT/OG
Kyle Dugger Lenoir-Rhyne SR S
KJ Hill Ohio State SR WR
Zach Baun Wisconsin RS SR OLB
Alton Robinson Syracuse SR DE
Bryce Hall Virginia SR CB
Ezra Cleveland Boise State RS JR OT
Bryan Edwards South Carolina SR WR
Jonathan Garvin Miami FL JR DE
David Woodward Utah State RS JR ILB
Eno Benjamin Arizona State JR RB
Trey Adams Washington RS SR OT
KJ Hamler Penn State JR WR
Joe Bachie Michigan State SR ILB
Antonio Gandy-Golden Liberty SR WR
Shaquille Quarterman Miami FL SR ILB
Terrell Lewis Alabama RS JR OLB
Kenny Willekes Michigan State RS SR DE
AJ Dillion Boston College JR RB
Gabriel Davis JR WR UCF
Evan Weaver Cal SR ILB
Shane Lemieux Oregon RS SR OG
Josiah Scott Michigan State JR CB
Davon Hamilton Ohio State RS SR DT
Brandon Aiyuk Arizona State SR WR
Zach Moss Utah SR RB
Chris Miller Baylor SR S
Michael Pittman Jr USC SR WR
Bradlee Anae Utah SR DE/OLB
Leki Fotu Utah SR DT
*Logan Stenberg Kentucky RS SR OG
*Myles Bryant Washington SR CB
*Lucas Niang TCU SR OT
*Jonathan Greenard Florida SR OLB
* Nick Harris Washington SR C/OG
*Thaddeus Moss LSU RS SOPH TE

4th
Jalen Hurts Oklahoma QB
Ben Bredeson Michigan SR OG
Bravvion Roy Baylor SR NT
Harrison Bryant FAU SR TE
Markus Bailey Purdue RS SR LB
Tyler Johnson Minnesota SR WR
Jon Runyan Michigan RS SR OT
Michael Ojemudia Iowa RS SR CB
Anfernee Jennings Alabama RS SR OLB
Tony Pride Jr Notre Dame JR CB
Jacob Breeland Oregon RS SR TE
KeShawn Vaughn Vandy SR RB
Jaylon Johnson Utah JR CB
Matt Hennessy Temple SR C
Julian Okwara Notre Dame SR DE
Chris Orr Wisconsin RS SR ILB
Devin Duvernay Texas SR WR
Jared Pinkney Vandy RS SR TE
Damon Arnette Ohio State SR CB
Robert Windsor Penn State RS SR DT
Lloyd Cushenberry LSU JR OG/C
Joe Gaziano Northwestern RS SR DE
Essang Bassey Wake Forest SR CB
Khalid Kareem Notre Dame SR DE
AJ Green Ok State SR CB
Anthony McFarland Maryland RS SOPH RB
Rashard Lawrence LSU SR DT
Julian Blackmon Utah SR S
James Proche SMU RS SR WR
Carter Coughlin Minnesota SR OLB
Joshua Kelley UCLA RS SR RB
Troy Dye Oregon SR OLB
* Hunter Bryant Washington JR TE
* Saahdig Charles LSU JR OT/OG
* K'Von Wallace Clemson SR S
* Donovan People-Jones Michigan JR WR

 

5th
Darryl Williams Miss State RS SR OG
Antonio Gibson Memphis SR WR
Alex Taylor South Carolina State SR OT
Dele Harding Illinois RS SR OLB
JR Reed Georgia RS SR S
Josiah Deguara Cincinnati RS SR TE
Damien Lewis LSU SR OG
Devin Asiasi UCLA RS JR
Jacob Phillips LSU JR LB
Collin Johnson Texas SR WR
Quartney Davis Texas A&M JR WR
Charlie Heck UNC RS SR OT
Malcolm Perry SR RB/WR
Solomon Kindley Georgia RS JR OG
Darrell Taylor Tennessee SR DE
Jordan Elliott Missouri JR DT
Jordan Mack Virginia SR ILB
Michael Divinity Jr. LSU SR OLB
Quinetz Cephus Wisconsin RS JR WR
Alex Highsmith Charlotte RS SR OLB/DE
Lamical Perine Florida SR RB
Khalil Davis Nebraska RS SR DT
Alohi Gilman Notre Dotre Dame RS JR S
Binjimen Victor Ohio State SR WR
Trajan Bandy Miami FL JR CB
Cameron Dantzler Miss State RS JR CB
Darnay Holmes UCLA RS JR CB
Willie Gay Jr Miss State JR ILB
Tanner Muse Clemson RS SR S/OLB
Calvin Throckmorton Oregon SR OG/OT
Josh Metellus Michigan SR S
DJ Wonnum South Carolina SR DE
* Daniel Thomas Auburn SR S
* TJ Brunson South Carolina SR ILB
* Khaleke Hudson Michigan SR OLB
* Nathan Stanley Iowa SR QB

6th
Matt Peart UCONN RS SR OT
Shea Patterson Michigan SR QB
Dalton Keene Virginia Tech JR TE
Lamar Jackson Nebraska SR CB
Cam Brown Penn State SR OLB
Marcus Keyes Oklahoma State SR OG
Nevelle Clarke UCF RS SR CB
Lavert Hill Michigan SR CB
Jared Hilbers Washington SR OT
Colby Parkinson Stanford JR TE
Trishton Jackson Syracuse RS JR WR
Van Jefferson Florida SR WR
Austin Mack Ohio State SR WR
Darrion Daniels Nebraska SR NT
Antoine Brooks Jr Maryland SR S
Michael Warren II Cincinnati JR RB
Sean McKeon Michigan SR TE
Azur Kamara Kansas SR OLB
Mohamed Barry Nebraska RS SR ILB
Steven Montez Colorado RS SR QB
Jordan Fuller Ohio State SR S
Jake Hanson Oregon RS SR C
Geno Stone Iowa JR S
Chauncey Rivers Miss State RS SR DE
Calvin Taylor Jr Kentucky RS SR DT
Charlie Woerner Georgia SR TE
McTelvin Agim Arkansas SR DE/DT
Jordyn Brooks Texas Tech SR OLB
Jauan Jennings Tennessee RS SR WR
Michael Pinckney Miami FL SR OLB
Terrence Steele Texas Tech RS SR OT
Robert Landers Ohio State SR DT
*Michael Onwenu Michigan SR OG
*John Reid Penn State RS SR CB
*Nick Coe Auburn RS JR DE
*DeeJay Dallas Miami FL JR RB
*Juwan Johnson Oregon RS SR WR
*Parnell Motley Oklahoma SR CB
*Darius Anderson TCU SR RB
*Raequan Williams Michigan State RS SR DT
*Ahmad Wagner Kentucky SR WR/TE
*Bryce Perkins Virginia SR QB
*Malcolm Roach Texas SR DT/DE
*Patrick Taylor Memphis SR RB

7th
Scotty Washington Wake Forest RS SR WR
Carlos Davis Nebraska RS SR DT
Isaiah Hodgins Oregon State JR WR
Anthony Gordon Washington State RS SR QB
John Houston USC RS SR OLB
Derrek Tuszka NDSU SR DE
Noah Igbinoghene Auburn JR CB
Sewo Olonilua TCU SR RB
Reggie Corbin Illinois RS SR RB
Jeff Thomas Miami FL JR WR
Tyler Bass Georgia Southern RS SR K
Rodney Smith Minnesota RS SR RB
Steven Gonzalez Penn State RS SR OG
Myles Dorn UNC SR S
Kendall Coleman Syracuse SR DE
Tyler Clark Georgia SR DT
Termayne Anchrum Clemson SR OT
Kalija Lipscomb Vandy SR WR
Marquez Callaway Tennessee SR WR
Tony Jones Jr Notre Dame RS JR RB
Tyler Huntley Utah SR QB
Debione Renfro Texas A&M JR CB
Salvon Ahmed Washington JR RB
David Dowell Michigan State RS SR S
Adrian Killins UCF SR RB
Donell Stanley South Carolina RS SR C/OG
Brendon Hayes UCF RS SR DE/DT
Trevis Gipson Tulsa RS SR DE/OLB
David Reese Florida SR ILB
Cole McDonald Hawaii JR QB
Cheyenne O'Grady Arkansas RS SR TE
Khalil Tate Arizona SR QB
*Christian Rector USC SR DE
*Benito Jones Ole Miss SR DT
*Cody White Michigan State JR WR
*Chris Finke Notre Dame SR WR


 

(Missed the cut)

Jonathan Ward Central Michigan SR RB
Elu Aydon Oregon State SR DT
Christian Rozeboom South Dakota State SR ILB
Jalen McCleskey Tulane RS SR WR
Jashon Cornell Ohio State RS SR DT
Innis Gaines TCU SR S
Lawrence Cager Georgia SR WR
Joe Reed Virginia SR WR
Marlon Bridges Jacksonville St SR S
Jared Rice Fresno State RS SR TE
Tavien Feaster South Carolina SR RB
Sean Pollard Clemson SR OG
Maurice French SR WR Pitt SR
Parker Braun Texas RS SR OG
Brian Lewerke Michigan State RS SR QB
Nick Kaltmayer Kansas State RS SR OT
Deondre Francois Hampton RS SR QB
Jan Johnson Penn State RS SR ILB
Marcel Spears Iowa State SR OLB
Logan Wilson Wyoming RS SR ILB
Zach Shackelford Texas SR C
Dallas Warmack Oregon RS SR OG
Dezmon Patmon Washington State SR WR
Khaylan Kearse-Thomas Arizona State RS SR OLB
Cooper Edmiston Tulsa SR ILB
Tyrie Cleveland Florida SR WR
Trevon Hill Miami FL RS SR OLB/DE
Asmar Bilal Notre Dame RS SR OLB
Keith Washington West Virginia RS SR CB
Marquel Harrell Auburn RS SR OG
Cade Carney Wake Forest SR RB
Cole Chewins Michigan State RS SR OT
Reggie Walker Kansas State RS SR DE/OLB
Scottie Phillips Ole Miss SR RB
DeMarkus Acy Missouri SR DB
Julian Rochester Georgia SR DT/DE
Ty'Son Williams RS SR RB BYU
Leo Lewis Miss State RS SR OLB
Blaise Gammon Kansas State SR TE
Shyheim Carter Alabama SR CB
Stephen Sullivan LSU SR WR
Moe Neal Syracuse SR RB
Thomas Barber Minnesota SR ILB
Quinn Nordin Michigan SR K
Marcus Strong Washington State SR CB
Nick Westbrook Indiana RS SR WR
Steven Wright Virginia SR DE
DaiShon Neal Nebraska RS SR DE
Matt Womack Alabama RS SR OG
Joey Magnifico Memphis SR TE
Tyler Higby Michigan State RS SR OT
Shannon Brooks Minnesota RS SR RB
Manny Bowen NA RS SR OLB
Seth Dawkins Louisville SR WR
Troy Warner BYU SR S
Dontavious Jackson Florida State SR ILB
Scott Frantz Kansas State RS SR OT
Carlo Kemp Michigan SR DE
Jalen Julius Ole Miss SR CB
Chris Evans Michigan SR RB
Cameron Green Northwestern RS SR TE
Caleb Kelly OU SR ILB

 

(Returning to school and I had originally declaring)

Shaun Wade Ohio State RS SOPH CB
Camryn Bynum Cal RS JR CB
Tommy Kraemer Notre Dame RS JR OG
Jamar Watson Kentucky RS JR OLB
Landon Dickerson Alabama SR C
Tyler Vaughns USC RS JR WR
Deonte Brown Alabama RS JR OG
Jordon Scott Oregon JR DT
Najee Harris Alabama JR RB
Paddy Fisher Northwestern RS JR ILB
Devonta Smith Alabama JR WR
Trey Smith Tennessee JR OG
Paulson Abedo Stanford RS SOPH CB
Greg Eiland Miss State RS JR OT
Stewart Reese Miss State RS JR OT
Alaric Jackson Iowa RS JR OT/OG
Tylan Wallace Ok State JR WR
JaQuan Bailey Iowa State RS SR OLB
Jeremiah Moon Florida RS JR OLB
Zane Zandier Virginia JR ILB
Alex Leatherwood Alabama JR OT/OG
Damonte Coxie Memphis RS JR WR
Charles Snowden Virginia JR OLB
Big Kat Bryant Auburn JR DE
Matt Bushman BYU RS JR TE
JR Pace Northwestern JR S
Lorenzo Neal Purdue SR DT
Eyioma Uwazurike Iowa State JR DE
Greg Eisworth Iowa State RS JR S
Travis Whillock Northwestern RS JR S
Devery Hamilton Stanford RS JR OT
Dylan Moses Alabama JR ILB
Liam Eichenberg Notre Dame RS JR
Sam Ehlinger Texas JR QB
Cole Van Lanen Wisconsin RS JR OT
Kadarius Toney Florida JR WR
Ian Book Notre Dame RS JR QB
Joshua Kaindoh Florida State JR DE
KJ Costello Stanford RS JR QB
Jake Ferguson Wisconsin RS SOPH TE
Andre Anthony LSU RS JR OLB
Mark Gilbert Duke RS JR CB
Marcelino Ball Indiana RS JR S
Britain Covey Utah JR WR
Bobby Roundtree Illinois JR DE
John Tate IV Memphis RS JR DT
Rick Wade UCLA RS JR DE
Jake Bentley South Carolina SR QB
Zach McCloud Miami FL SR OLB
Elijah Sindelar Purdue RS SR QB

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Edited by Ozzy
Updated 3/2/20
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I’m sure every fan will have a few adds to the list from their school so for the Badgers...

I would add Cole Van Lanen - LT, he won’t be a senior but I’d be surprised if he didn’t enter after his JR year.  He was the #1 rated OT in pass pro in the country last year.

Jake Ferguson is a beast but I doubt he enters the draft after next year unless he adds some weight and has a huge year statistically, which won’t happen in the Badger offense.

Overall really solid list.

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5 hours ago, badgers0821 said:

I’m sure every fan will have a few adds to the list from their school so for the Badgers...

I would add Cole Van Lanen - LT, he won’t be a senior but I’d be surprised if he didn’t enter after his JR year.  He was the #1 rated OT in pass pro in the country last year.

Jake Ferguson is a beast but I doubt he enters the draft after next year unless he adds some weight and has a huge year statistically, which won’t happen in the Badger offense.

Overall really solid list.

Ferguson could be a reach entering early but is a NFL prospect all the way and with that athletic ability and ability to go up and get the football, with another fine year I think he could easily come out early I feel and be one of the better TEs in a some what weak class right now.  I will need to watch Van Lanen more next year but was not super amazed at any point with him this year being helped by great talent around him on the OL.  I also do not base anything off other individual rankings, would be curious that list of 'top rated OTs' in college football last year.  I would not be surprised if some are not even that good of players, but they graded well because they did not give up sacks and at times there can be tons of reasons other than individual talent that sacks were not given up, offensive system, who they play, where they roll out the QB etc.  

I still feel David Edwards made a mistake coming out early, if he would have came back he would clearly be in the 1st round pick discussion when really he was not even before the start of this season and I feel will drop to the 3rd or 4th round but will see what happens.  Also guys like Irv Smith would have been a higher pick in 2020, same with Justin Layne and Tyrel Dodson and some others

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Ruggs in the 1st seems high, Moses and Diggs in the 3rd seem low. Where is Marvin Wilson? I would think Shenault has 1st round talent

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6 hours ago, Counselor said:

Thanks for throwing the list out there 

Yeah it is way early but I had the list made already.  But again sure some guys I forgot and always are a few I thought were coming out as SRs in 2019 but are actually coming back to school for another year.

 

1 minute ago, SBLIII said:

Ruggs in the 1st seems high, Moses and Diggs in the 3rd seem low. Where is Marvin Wilson? I would think Shenault has 1st round talent

Ruggs is a straight up baller in my book, awesome hands and speed, he is a big time talent, to me he is a really promising athlete and is a burner with legit speed.    Moses I was not super impressed with his play last year outside of how he blitzed, will have to pick up the slack next year and that front seven will look a lot different for sure, see if Lewis can finally stay healthy for a season.  Diggs coming off injury still needs to show he can be a consistent starter in my book, awesome ball skills but tackling and toughness over a season is still a question to me.  

Marvin Wilson I need to see more of, I was not super impressed with him last year, I feel he needs to be more consistent.  Shenault I had at the bottom of the 1st round then changed it because really after starting off hot he really trailed off and did not look like the same player.  Sure some of that was injury but another part of it defenses started to pay attention to him and it was harder for him to produce.  If he was really that elite athletically teams could not take him away so easily like they did late in the year.  Will see if he can round back to form next year and if so sure he would be a 1st round talent but again super disappointed with how he and that team played to end the season.

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33 minutes ago, SBLIII said:

Thanks Ozzy

No problem, it is fun to look ahead and there will be changes coming to it I am sure.  

 

PS The Super Bowl this year was not nearly as bad as people say.  I love it was a defensive battle and the Patriots won the game with that tough hard nose run game and a very impressive defense and I know Bill loved winning that way as well.  Since when is defense boring, I would say scoring every position almost like last year was more boring because everything seemed so easy.  Bill  is a hell of a defensive coach and nice to see them back to being dominant on that side of the ball.  Will be curious what they do with Trent Brown, he deserves a big time contract I feel he played quite well this year and was a big key in that run game. 

If Gronk retires they should draft CJ Conrad, he is a big tough physical TE who can block well and has some pass catching skills and power.  Could be a great fit middle rounds, or get a guy like Josh Oliver who is more skill as a pass catcher and is physically just a massive dude but is less of a blocker.  Also see Tommy Sweeney as potentially a good fit as a pass catching/blocking TE combo with some physical ability.  

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19 hours ago, Ozzy said:

Jonathan Gavin Miami FL JR DE

Too high to have him in the 2nd round. He's talented, but he hasn't put it all together yet. I wouldn't rank him nearly as high as guys like Joe Jackson, Gerald Willis, Kendrick Norton, or RJ McIntosh in past draft classes. Looks like Norton is bleh so far, but I still had a higher grade on Norton than I probably will on Garvin.

19 hours ago, Ozzy said:

Jeff Thomas Miami FL JR WR

I think this is too low for Thomas. He's got ridiculous speed and RAC ability. He's capable of ripping the top off of a defense or working the underneath game. He's not a 1st round guy like Marquise Brown is this year, but he's also not a 6th round pick. He's very small and apparently has work ethic problems, but I don't think that'll be enough to push him out of the 3rd round range.

19 hours ago, Ozzy said:

Michael Pinckney Miami FL SR OLB

I think this is too low for Pinckney. I had him as the top OLB prospect for THIS draft class coming up and a late 2nd round pick. I'd expect him to go in the same spot next year, although the LB class is significantly better in 2020.

19 hours ago, Ozzy said:

Shaquille Quarterman Miami FL SR ILB

He's a beast. Probably won't go in the 1st, but I'd think the top of the 2nd would be his low mark. I had him as the 2nd best ILB this past season only behind Devin White. I think he's even with Mack Wilson as prospects, albeit that they have very dissimilar play styles.

 

 

 

 

19 hours ago, Ozzy said:

Joe Bachie Michigan State SR ILB

Glad you love him too. He's fast, violent, and instinctive. Good in zone coverage. Great tackler. Just plays a vicious brand of football, but also doesn't take himself out of plays by being "stupid aggressive." I'd be shocked if he went in the 1st round based on the very little buzz he's generated, but I don't think a team would regret it.

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33 minutes ago, BleedTheClock said:

Too high to have him in the 2nd round. He's talented, but he hasn't put it all together yet. I wouldn't rank him nearly as high as guys like Joe Jackson, Gerald Willis, Kendrick Norton, or RJ McIntosh in past draft classes. Looks like Norton is bleh so far, but I still had a higher grade on Norton than I probably will on Garvin.

I think this is too low for Thomas. He's got ridiculous speed and RAC ability. He's capable of ripping the top off of a defense or working the underneath game. He's not a 1st round guy like Marquise Brown is this year, but he's also not a 6th round pick. He's very small and apparently has work ethic problems, but I don't think that'll be enough to push him out of the 3rd round range.

I think this is too low for Pinckney. I had him as the top OLB prospect for THIS draft class coming up and a late 2nd round pick. I'd expect him to go in the same spot next year, although the LB class is significantly better in 2020.

He's a beast. Probably won't go in the 1st, but I'd think the top of the 2nd would be his low mark. I had him as the 2nd best ILB this past season only behind Devin White. I think he's even with Mack Wilson as prospects, albeit that they have very dissimilar play styles.

 

 

 

 

Glad you love him too. He's fast, violent, and instinctive. Good in zone coverage. Great tackler. Just plays a vicious brand of football, but also doesn't take himself out of plays by being "stupid aggressive." I'd be shocked if he went in the 1st round based on the very little buzz he's generated, but I don't think a team would regret it.

Garvin I would of had in the 1st round and was close to doing that because athletically I think he could really blow up this next season.  The guy is great bending the edge and knows how to get his hands up and deflect passes, he is hard to handle in a pass rush situation.  As a prospect I say he is more talented than Joe Jackson all the way because he is more athletically gifted just needs to get a little strong and I think he will do that.

 

I agree Jeff Thomas is probably not a 6th round pick but the entire quit on your team thing, transfer then say he I am coming back.  That is just odd to me and that is why I dropped him out of the middle rounds to the later rounds.  Could work his way back up but the entire I am going to Illinois thing but now I am back, again it just rubs me the wrong way about his character potentially.  Will see if he can continue to progress, did show some nice things last year especially in terms of deep speed.

 

I think you overrate Pinckney a lot, sure he is good but I would not take him in the 1st round.  I just do not feel he has a great deal of upside but maybe I am wrong, will see how he does next season.  Maybe I underrate his consistency he has had over a long period of time, and it is not a strong OLB group so maybe he can climb up it.  I am glad Quarterman came back to school, same with Pinckney really will see if they can actually accomplish something on the field after the loses they took this past season.  Quarterman does need to take his play to the next level and be more of a difference maker on the field, at times he is just out there and he does not affect the game that much.  Tate Martell should be huge for them if he is allow to play right away.  

 

As for Bachie, I do not care about buzz, hell I had him as a possible 1st rounder this year same with Fisher just based on ability.  Bachie with his blitzing potential and activity as a linebacker could do some fine things in a 3/4 defense as a ILB and be a real terror.  I need to watch Michigan State some more they have a few solid defenders on the DL for sure that help Bachie be free, but the kid shows up and it is obvious when one watches them play.  

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27 minutes ago, Ozzy said:

I think you overrate Pinckney a lot, sure he is good but I would not take him in the 1st round.  I just do not feel he has a great deal of upside but maybe I am wrong, will see how he does next season.  Maybe I underrate his consistency he has had over a long period of time, and it is not a strong OLB group so maybe he can climb up it.  I am glad Quarterman came back to school, same with Pinckney really will see if they can actually accomplish something on the field after the loses they took this past season.  Quarterman does need to take his play to the next level and be more of a difference maker on the field, at times he is just out there and he does not affect the game that much.  Tate Martell should be huge for them if he is allow to play right away.  

Yeah Miami was dominant on defense 99% of the time last year. The reason they lost games was their god awful QB and...well...the offense in general. Tate Martell should help, but they're still missing pieces along their OL and don't really have a dominant possession WR to pair with Thomas' deep speed. They won't be a contender in 2019 unfortunately.

 

Pinckney is solid at everything. Unspectacular, sure. He isn't elite in any one area, but he is literally good at everything. I wish he was a little more twitchy to handle man coverage responsibilities, but that's never going to be his game. He is a big strong OLB'er that does great things in zone, blitzing, and making stop-hitting tackles. He is very good at reading the blocks in front of him and moving accordingly. Plays with great pacing to his game to avoid blocks, but shows more than enough strength to punch and disengage when needed. He's probably going to time in the 4.7 range, but that should be enough to keep teams from considering him "slow." I like him a lot, but yeah, he ain't a 1st rounder. Not spectacular enough in any 1 area.

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1 minute ago, Activated10 said:

What's your reason for having Eason over Frohm, especially Frohm looking like favorite for him to go in top 10

I expect Jacob Eason to have a great season at Washington and it is pretty clear he has a more elite arm than Fromm.  Now Fromm is a better game manager and has been more consistent but I expect Eason to have worked those issues out, now sure that might happen this up coming season but I feel it will.

 

Fromm played great against Bama for sure, but that was the game of his life and or career arguably.  In the bowl game he was surprisingly bad I thought in that big loss for Georgia.  Now yeah he might be a 1st rounder I just do not see him as having a high NFL ceiling.  In no way on the field does he look like this big time legit QB prospect based on arm talent.  Limited arm strength, needs a great run game with many dynamic backs and playmakers.  Will tell a ton this up coming season how he does without a lot of the standard playmakers around him.  With Ridley, Hardman and Nauta all leaving and all arguably have no business declaring early but they did anyway, all could have been higher picks this next season potentially, not to mention Godwin gone as well as a SR.  Not sure Fromm will be as good but again this year will tell a lot on just how good he really is.  Helps when the defense is great and the running game has multiple backs to put in there and dominate the game.  They had it last year with Chubb and Michel and this year with Swift and Holyfield.  Oh and Holyfield is another that yeah maybe you should have returned for another season but clearly did not.  Jordan Love to me has more arm talent no doubt than Fromm and is more athletic and has a quicker release, and I do not see Fromm being picked over the likes of Tua or Herbert ever and not sure there will be that much demand for QBs come 2020 draft but who knows.  

 

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16 hours ago, Ozzy said:

Ferguson could be a reach entering early but is a NFL prospect all the way and with that athletic ability and ability to go up and get the football, with another fine year I think he could easily come out early I feel and be one of the better TEs in a some what weak class right now.  I will need to watch Van Lanen more next year but was not super amazed at any point with him this year being helped by great talent around him on the OL.  I also do not base anything off other individual rankings, would be curious that list of 'top rated OTs' in college football last year.  I would not be surprised if some are not even that good of players, but they graded well because they did not give up sacks and at times there can be tons of reasons other than individual talent that sacks were not given up, offensive system, who they play, where they roll out the QB etc.  

I still feel David Edwards made a mistake coming out early, if he would have came back he would clearly be in the 1st round pick discussion when really he was not even before the start of this season and I feel will drop to the 3rd or 4th round but will see what happens.  Also guys like Irv Smith would have been a higher pick in 2020, same with Justin Layne and Tyrel Dodson and some others

No one is arguing Ferguson isn’t going to be a top TE prospect, I guarantee I’ve seen more of his game than you have but to suggest he would come out after his RSO year is just ignorant.

”That list if top rated OTs” with Cole at the top was PFF. 

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8 hours ago, badgers0821 said:

No one is arguing Ferguson isn’t going to be a top TE prospect, I guarantee I’ve seen more of his game than you have but to suggest he would come out after his RSO year is just ignorant.

”That list if top rated OTs” with Cole at the top was PFF. 

I am fully aware that is the list you got it from, you are not the first fan of a team that brings up a PFF list in an attempt to legitimize your point.  Before the season last year a Kansas State fan brought up to me the ranking PFF had on the Kansas State offensive line as proof of their greatness as a collective group  in the nation.  Specifically Abdul Beecham who I had as a late round pick then, now I have him as a undrafted player, decent prospect but yeah never thought his ceiling was that high he did.  If you like PFF so much go get their 2020 7 round mock from them, wait they do not have one is my guess.  

I do not base things off what some website says or ranks, this is only on the players I have seen and watched and is not based on other lists I have seen because I do not look at them and there are really no lists like this out there.  So dislike it if you want, but watching more than one team over and over gives perspective to prospects and just how good some are compared to the rest.  But no you personal team has the best players at all times, sure believe that.  And of course you do not want Ferguson to leave early, then the team would not be as good the following season.   But I base it on best players leave and he is one of the best TE prospects and is eligible so it is totally a possibly not ignorant it is a reality.  

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