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Top 100 draft prospects regardless of position

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
By Nolan Nawrocki

Three weeks before the NFL draft, PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki offers up his list of the top 100 draft prospects, regardless of position. Players are ranked according to the likelihood of their success in the NFL, not necessarily in the order Nawrocki believes they will be drafted.

Click here to see the top 10 draft prospects at each position.

REGARDLESS OF POSITION

Rk Pos No Name School Grade Height Weight Speed Notes
1. DT 93 Gerald McCoy Oklahoma 7.50 6041 295 5.06 Jr., DE
2. DT 93 Ndamukong Suh Nebraska 7.30 6037 307 5.09 X, NT
3. QB 14 Sam Bradford Oklahoma 7.25 6042 236 4.90e Jr., X
4. RB 28 C.J. Spiller Clemson 6.85 5105 196 4.31 X, RS
5. OT 76 Russell Okung Oklahoma State 6.70 6052 307 5.21  
6. FS 14 Eric Berry Tennessee 6.65 5115 211 4.46 Jr., CB
7. OT 79 Bryan Bulaga Iowa 6.60 6053 314 5.24 Jr., OG
8. DE 91 Derrick Morgan Georgia Tech 6.55 6030 266 4.79 Jr.
9. OT 71 Trent Williams Oklahoma 6.55 6045 315 4.84 X, OG
10. WR 1 Dez Bryant Oklahoma State 6.50 6020 225 4.50e Jr., Ch.
11. FS 12 Earl Thomas Texas 6.40 5102 208 4.46 Jr., CB
12. QB 7 Jimmy Clausen Notre Dame 6.40 6025 222 4.85e Jr., X
13. TE 18 Jermaine Gresham Oklahoma 6.35 6052 261 4.68 Jr., X, DNP
14. ILB 25 Rolando McClain Alabama 6.35 6033 249 4.69 Jr., X, OLB
15. CB 5 Joe Haden Florida 6.35 5106 189 4.44 Jr., PR
16. OG 77 Mike Iupati Idaho 6.30 6051 331 5.29 OT
17. OLB 2 Sergio Kindle Texas 6.30 6027 250 4.68 DE, Ch.
18. DE 55 Brandon Graham Michigan 6.25 6013 268 4.74 OLB
19. DT 55 Dan Williams Tennessee 6.25 6020 327 5.24 NT
20. FS 2 Taylor Mays USC 6.20 6030 231 4.36  
21. OT 75 Anthony Davis Rutgers 6.20 6050 323 5.39 Jr., Ch.
22. WR 8 Demaryius Thomas Georgia Tech 6.20 6032 224 4.50e X, Jr.
23. OLB 12 Sean Weatherspoon Missouri 6.15 6014 239 4.53 ILB
24. OC 56 Maurkice Pouncey Florida 6.15 6044 304 5.26 Jr., OG
25. DT 91 Jared Odrick Penn State 6.10 6050 304 5.06 X, DE
26. OLB 98 Jerry Hughes TCU 6.05 6016 255 4.66 DE
27. OT 72 Vladimir Ducasse Massachusetts 6.05 6043 332 5.26 OG
28. CB 21 Patrick Robinson Florida State 6.00 5117 190 4.42  
29. RB 21 Ryan Mathews Fresno State 6.00 5115 218 4.51 Jr.
30. RB 4 Jahvid Best California 5.95 5101 199 4.38 Jr., RS, X
31. CB 21 Devin McCourty Rutgers 5.95 5106 193 4.42 KR
32. DE 93 Everson Griffen USC 5.95 6033 273 4.68 Jr., OLB
33. OT 76 Rodger Saffold Indiana 5.95 6045 316 5.24 X, OG
34. CB 1 Kyle Wilson Boise State 5.90 5100 185 4.44 PR
35. WR 23 Golden Tate Notre Dame 5.90 5102 199 4.48 Jr., KR, BB
36. OLB 41 Daryl Washington TCU 5.90 6016 230 4.64 ILB
37. QB 12 Colt McCoy Texas 5.90 6011 216 4.82 Ath
38. FS 5 Nate Allen South Florida 5.90 6005 205 4.50e CB
39. TE 48 Rob Gronkowski Arizona 5.90 6062 264 4.75e Jr., X, DNP
40. ILB 45 Sean Lee Penn State 5.85 6021 236 4.76 X, OLB
41. DT 44 Tyson Alualu California 5.85 6023 295 4.92 DE
42. FS 1 Morgan Burnett Georgia Tech 5.80 6013 209 4.47 Jr., SS
43. QB 15 Tim Tebow Florida 5.80 6026 236 4.73 H-B
44. WR 9 Arrelious Benn Illinois 5.80 6010e 220e 4.50e Jr., RS
45. RB 4 Joe McKnight USC 5.75 5113 198 4.43 Jr.
46. CB 3 Jerome Murphy South Florida 5.75 6002 196 4.54 FS, Ch.
47. DT 33 Lamarr Houston Texas 5.75 6026 305 4.89 DE
48. OLB 11 Navorro Bowman Penn State 5.70 6004 242 4.64 Jr., Ch.
49. TE 32 Dennis Pitta Brigham Young 5.70 6044 245 4.71 H-B, Age
50. OT 74 Bruce Campbell Maryland 5.70 6063 314 4.83 Jr., X
51. DT 97 Linval Joseph East Carolina 5.70 6044 328 5.13 Jr.
52. CB 2 Chris Cook Virginia 5.65 6020 212 4.49 FS
53. ILB 51 Brandon Spikes Florida 5.65 6027 249 5.06 OLB, Ch.
54. DT 92 Brian Price UCLA 5.65 6011 303 5.14 Jr.
55. DT 62 Terrence Cody Alabama 5.65 6033 354 5.71 NT, Ch.
56. OLB 40 Eric Norwood South Carolina 5.60 6007 245 4.76  
57. DE 99 Corey Wootton Northwestern 5.60 6060 270 4.80e X, OLB
58. OT 71 Charles Brown USC 5.60 6053 303 5.20e X
59. CB 3 Kareem Jackson Alabama 5.55 5104 196 4.48 Jr.
60. RB 22 Dexter McCluster Mississippi 5.55 5086 172 4.53 X, WR, RS
61. WR 7 Eric Decker Minnesota 5.55 6031 217 4.55 X, BB
62. FB 7 Toby Gerhart Stanford 5.55 6000 231 4.56 X, BB, RB
63. WR 11 Riley Cooper Florida 5.55 6033 222 4.56 BB, Ch.
64. TE 81 Aaron Hernandez Florida 5.55 6025 243 4.61 Jr., Ch.
65. OLB 7 Ricky Sapp Clemson 5.55 6037 252 4.67 X, DE
66. OLB 41 Koa Misi Utah 5.55 6025 251 4.74 DE
67. DT 97 Al Woods LSU 5.55 6035 309 5.16  
68. OG 77 John Jerry Mississippi 5.55 6053 328 5.18 OT
69. TE 83 Ed Dickson Oregon 5.55 6040 244 4.65e  
70. WR 5 Andre Roberts The Citadel 5.53 5107 195 4.46 RS
71. QB 14 Armanti Edwards Appalachian State 5.50 5110 181 4.42 X, WR, Ath
72. CB 15 Kevin Thomas USC 5.50 6000 192 4.46 X
73. TE 2 Dorin Dickerson Pittsburgh 5.50 6013 226 4.47 H-B
74. WR 2 Carlton Mitchell South Florida 5.50 6027 215 4.49 Jr.
75. OLB 6 Jason Worilds Virginia Tech 5.50 6011 254 4.51 Jr., DE
76. TE 80 Jimmy Graham Miami (Fla.) 5.50 6062 260 4.53  
77. WR 18 Damian Williams USC 5.50 6005 197 4.53 Jr.
78. SS 2 T.J. Ward Oregon 5.50 5101 199 4.59 X, FS
79. WR 1 Mardy Gilyard Cincinnati 5.50 5117 187 4.62 X, KR
80. ILB 9 Donald Butler Washington 5.50 6007 235 4.64 OLB
81. DE 90 Jason Pierre-Paul South Florida 5.50 6046 270 4.73 Jr., Ch.
82. OT 66 Jared Veldheer Hillsdale (Mich.) 5.50 6081 312 5.07 OG
83. CB 17 Brandon Ghee Wake Forest 5.45 5111 192 4.38 X
84. CB 5 Myron Lewis Vanderbilt 5.45 6015 204 4.46  
85. RB 44 Ben Tate Auburn 5.45 5110 220 4.47 FB
86. SS 21 Major Wright Florida 5.45 5114 206 4.48 Jr.
87. WR 1 Brandon LaFell LSU 5.45 6024 211 4.59  
88. CB 16 Perrish Cox Oklahoma State 5.45 5113 195 4.61 RS, Ch.
89. OLB 35 Rennie Curran Georgia 5.45 5105 229 4.69 Jr.
90. DE 8 Carlos Dunlap Florida 5.45 6056 277 4.71 Jr., Ch.
91. TE 81 Tony Moeaki Iowa 5.45 6030 245 4.71 X
92. OT 66 Selvish Capers West Virginia 5.45 6045 308 5.13  
93. DT 93 Cam Thomas North Carolina 5.45 6040 330 5.33 NT
94. OG 52 Jon Asamoah Illinois 5.45 6040 305 5.05e C
95. DT 98 Torell Troup Central Florida 5.43 6026 314 5.13 NT
96. CB 19 Amari Spievey Iowa 5.42 5107 195 4.54 Jr., FS, KR
97. SS 9 Reshad Jones Georgia 5.42 6012 214 4.56 Jr.
98. DT 92 Mike Neal Purdue 5.42 6030 294 4.89 X
99. CB 32 Akwasi Owusu-Ansah Indiana (Pa.) 5.40 6005 207 4.37 X, RS
100. WR 17 Emmanuel Sanders SMU 5.40 5107 186 4.44 RS, Ch.

Key to symbols used above:
6041 — Player's height is shown as a four-digit number, with the first digit signifying feet, the second and third inches, and the fourth, eighths of an inch. In this example, it's 6-foot-4 1/8.
Age — Player is overaged.
ATH — Player has the athletic ability to play multiple positions and could be drafted higher because of it.
BB — Has played minor-league baseball and could pursue baseball career at professional level.
Ch. — Character (i.e., history of arrests, team suspensions or off-field problems) can affect status.
DNP — Player did not play football in 2009.
E — Player had eligibility remaining.
Jr. — Player is a junior.
So. — Player is a sophomore.
MI — More information is needed to accurately rate this player.
QB — Player can also play quarterback (applies to other positions, too, such as S for safety, H-B for H-back, RS for return specialist, LS for long-snapper, PRS for pass-rush specialist, ST for special-teamer, KO for kickoff specialist, etc.).
X — May have a medical problem, past or present, that could affect where player is drafted.
XX — More serious injury concern.
XXX — Definite injury concern.
LS-5.05 — Player has separate grade of 5.05 as a long-snapper

Nolan Nawrocki will answer selected questions from readers each Tuesday leading up to the draft, beginning April 6. Send your draft-related questions to Nawrocki at ASKquestions@pfwmedia.com.

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