TE Dallas Goedert Heads Small College ‘Dirty Dozen’ – Yearbook Scouting Report

TE Dallas Goedert of South Dakota St. – Heads Small College ‘Dirty Dozen’ –

   Dallas Goedert 2018 Yearbook Draft Insiders’ Scouting Report below

Goedert is our #1 prospect and has a top 40 ranking. He could be a surprise late first round selection and is an emerging blue chip player. He is our highest rated prospect from the lower level in over ten years. He has impact ability with the skill set to be a complete player. Clubs like the Patriots, Colts, Dolphins and Raiders interested.

Top Small College Rankings 
   The ‘Dirty Dozen’
 – Top 12 Overall Prospects

             Prospect  /    Position / School                 
  1 Dallas Goedert            TE     South Dakota St     
2 Nathan Shepherd  DT    Fort Hays St (Ks)          
  3 Darius Leonard                 LB        South Carolina St       
  4 P.J. Hall                               DT        Sam Houston St         
  5 Kyle Lauletta                      QB       Richmond
  6 Andrew Ankrah                 LB        James Madison                       
  7 Siran Neal                            S          Jacksonville St           
  8 Davontae Harris               CB        Illinois St                    
  9 Bilal Nichols                        DT        Delaware                     
10 John Franklin-Myers      DE        Stephen F. Austin       
11 Brandon Parker                 OL        North Carolina A&T     
12 Alex Cappa                          OL        Humboldt St (Ca.)       

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1 Dallas Goedert #86 – South Dakota St           6-5       255       – Sp. 4.80 
                 Hindu Theory: Jason Witten                                        Rating 87
Long athletic physical specimen was a vital part of the SD St offense while starting during his final three seasons. Earned FCS All-American honors his last two campaigns. Big angular athlete with natural soft hands and fine agility to be a big factor in the passing game. Incredible production at the FCS level and defied double coverage in many key situations. The best average yards per reception for any tight end in the draft and indicative of his ability to stretch the middle of the field and make plays after the reception. Huge frame and long arms (34”) with natural hands and deceptive speed due to his long smooth strides. His height and long length plus his leaping ability allow him to extend for high passes and make him a tough physical mismatch for any defender. Played a variety of ways including inline, split wide or flexed out and H-back. Most diverse TE prospect in this talented group. Knows how to use his size well, whether it is blocking for the running game or using his wide wingspan as a receiver. Attacks the defender with his long strides, can explode out of his breaks and create separation and runs precise routes. Uses his big frame to shield defenders and snatch the ball in the air, relying on his large naturally soft hands. Lacks power as a drive blocker, but shows above average technique to effectively wall off a defender, sustain, and keep him out of the play. Slender athlete and would benefit from strength work and additional muscle to compete in the physical NFL game.
The Numbers:  As a senior, he started all 14 games and caught 72 passes for 1111 yards, 15.4 yard average and 7 TDs while earning 1st team All-American honors. As a junior, he started all 13 games and made 92 catches for 1293 yards for a 14.1 average and 11 TDs. Over his career, he totaled 198 catches for 2988 yards for an impressive 15.1 yard average and 21 TDs. He has the potential to be a nice NFL playmaker. At the NFL Combine, he checked in at 256 lbs. and 6’5” with 34” arms and 10” hands. He did 23 reps, but did not workout due to a hamstring pull. Similar to Jason Witten in size, mobility and overall skill set.
The Skinny: Talented fluid well-rounded prospect with huge upside as a pro. Long receiver with the speed to stretch the seam in the vertical game and capable of surprising and becoming an early starter. Dangerous red zone receiver with impact ability. Developed prospect with the talent to become a major weapon. Rising top 60-75 prospect with developed receiving skills to give a team a different dimension. Nice upside as a blocker. Probable 2nd round pick with a high ceiling for today’s game.
Draft Projection: 2nd Round

NFL Draft 2018 – Cleveland Browns Team Report – ‘On the Clock’ Holding 1st & 4th Overall Picks

Cleveland Browns – 2018 Team Report

    Frank Coyle ‘ – Head Scout /Publisher

The Cleveland Browns hold the #1 overall selection again this year and have a bumper crop of draft choices including two first round picks, the #1 and #4 overall in the process. They hold three #2 selections giving  them 5 of the Top 64 draft choices. New GM John Dorsey addresses his first draft classes for a franchise mired in a decade plus of poor decisions related to personnel both in the NFL Draft and Free agency. They have faltered especially choosing their QB with multiple busts including the cursed #22 overall selection that involved QB prospects, Brady Quinn, Brandon Weeden and Johnny ‘Football’ Manzel over the past decade. This is a club that traded out of the #2 overall pick just two years ago, passing on either Carson Wentz or Jared Goff both of whom had huge breakout 2017 seasons.

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   Key Team Needs: 1. QB        2. CB      3. OT     4. DT      5. LB   
       1st Round Pick – 1st and 4th overall picks – 9 total picks

 1 Quarterback – The Browns get a chance to end the QB saga. Just two years ago they held the #2 overall pick and a chance at either Carson Wentz or Jared Goff and they traded out for extra picks. They went 0-16 last season. That’s a O in the win column. They have been a disaster for over a decade especially related to the QB decision. Last season, their offense finished 31st in rushing and one of the lowest scoring clubs in the league. They traded for vet Tyrod Taylor, a good bridge QB until the new blue-chip prospect is ready. They traded young QB Deshone Kizer for DB Damarius Randall and later swapped picks. They have Sam Darnold rated their #1 passer and are prepared to select him. They may begin to negotiate with him the week prior to the NFL Draft 2018. HC Hue Jackson drafted Kizer and Cody Kessler over recent years along with signing RG3. They may not be more than career backups. They also hold the #4 overall pick this year and have blue chip runner Saquon Barkley, DE Bradley Chubb and OG Quenton Nelson on their short list. Chubb and Barkley are very good fits here.
2. Cornerback – The Browns secondary improved last season after huge coverage issues in 2016. Nevertheless, they allowed the 2nd most point in the NFL in 2017. They have struggled in coverage since parting ways with veteran Joe Haden. They could address this position with the #4 overall pick with Denzel Ward. They also like a few corners in the early 2nd round and like Josh Jackson and Carlton Davis. They need to address this area in the early rounds with quality starters. They like Isaiah Oliver and Anthony Averett in the late 2nd round and both would be excellent additions.
3. Offensive Line – The Browns’ perennial All-Pro LT Joe Thomas retired after his 11th season. He was truly a HOF performer who played for a terrible team. His retirement leaves a huge opening on the outside and an area they look to address with one of their early selections. They may use their first #2 pick on Kolton Miller a huge left tackle prospect. They also like Brian O’Neill on the 2nd day and see him as a LT in time. They have subpar depth and will probably look to add at least two linemen with one a developed tackle.
4. Defensive Line – The Browns traded Danny Shelton to the Patriots with a 5th round pick this year for a 3rd round pick in the NFL Draft 2019. They like Maurice Hurst in the early 2nd round and see him as the interior penetrator they have been lacking. They also like Harrison Phillips and Tim Settle in the 2nd round. They may use one of their three 2nd round picks here with BJ Hill and Nathan Shepherd probably available with the 64th overall selection.

Browns – Short List Players
1st Round Prospects –  Picks #1 and #4
Sam Darnold               QB                   Southern Cal
Josh Rosen                 QB                   UCLA
Saquon Barkley           RB                    Penn St
Bradley Chubb            DE                   NC St

2nd Day Prospects 
  2nd Round – 3 picks (#33, #35 #64)
Kolton Miller                OT                    UCLA
Maurice Hurst              DT                    Michigan
Tyrell Crosby              OT                    Oregon
Sony Michel                 RB                    Georgia
Carlton Davis               CB                    Auburn
Nathan Shepherd         DT                    Fort Hays St
Justin Reid                   S                      Stanford
Rasheem Green           DL                    Southern Cal

3rd Round – No pick

Insiders’ Insights

The Browns face the most pivotal draft class in their history after recent colossal mistakes. They hold 5 of the top 64 selections and 9 overall draft choices. They have been a struggling franchise the past decade with continuous major mistakes at QB and ongoing staff and system changes. Passing on Carson Wentz two years ago was inexcusable. They hold two #1s this year the first and fourth overall selections. They most likely hold the top pick and choose the QB they like the most – Sam Darnold. Their extra draft choices give them leverage to move within the top rounds. They face a critical draft class with many pressing needs.  With a high number of selections, they have the luxury of dipping into the deep running back, linebacker and defensive back classes. They added several skill positions like receivers, Jarvis Landry and re-signed talented Josh Gordon to give them a potent receiving corps entering camp. Running back Carlos Hyde can be a workhorse back in Ohio and can be a force entering his prime. They will most likely focus on offense early with defense at linebacker and corner getting a high priority.

1st Round Pick – QB Sam Darnold – Young franchise type passer has the talent to be among the best in the game if given time.
1st Round Pick – DE Bradley Chubb – Great bookend edge rusher opposite last year’s top pick Myles Garrett.
Alternate Pick – Josh Rosen – Slick throwing junior has the talent, but must prove durable in the NFL.

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Defensive Tackle Position Features Talented Deep Class of Prospects with Early NFL Starting Grades

Defensive Tackles Grade: A

The Defensive Tackle class is one of the premier groups in recent years and one of the strongest positions this year and probably the best along with the cornerback from the defensive side of the ball.

    Defensive Tackle  –  Nathan Shepherd –          Ft. Hays (Ks)

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 Positional Overview:
This year’s tackle class is a very strong group after an average draft class last spring. It is especially deep overall through the top 100-125 prospects, though not an especially top-heavy position. Vita Vea and Da’Ron Payne are two highly rated prospects who figure to go in the top 15 selections. Both are NFL ready and should press for rookie starting roles. Taven Bryan, Maurice Hurst, Harrison Phillips and Tim Settle are first round bubble prospects. Phillips and Bryan are tweener linemen and scheme diverse to play inside and outside. Hurst worked out well on his pro day after some medical heart issues arose at the NFL Combine. He is a high level three technique tackle with an early starting grade. Settle is a huge lineman who fits the zero and one technique to become an anchor in the middle. He is expected to be selected in the top 40 overall choices. They could see 8 to 10 chosen from the middle of the first round through the top 100 picks. The highest rated prospects are all graded from the mid-1st through the 3rd round area. Juniors head this class with seven of the top ten prospects underclassmen. B.J. Hill and Nathan Shepherd are fast rising defenders with some scheme flexibility and well-rounded talent who figure in the 2nd day. Shepherd is an impressive small college prospect with an excellent skill set to play inside and outside. He is the highest rated small college defender in this class and ranks in the top 100 prospects. Hill is a fast rising prospect who had an impressive final performance which has him rising in the early rounds. Juniors R.J. McIntosh, Trenton Thompson and Kendrick Norton have NFL starting talent and are fine middle round additions. Small college prospects, Bilal Nichols and P.J. Hall were impressive vs top competition and performed well in workouts. They have moved into the middle rounds in this deep class. This tackle group should provide many 3rd day selections who can become good value choices – like Justin Jones and Greg Gilmore. All carry starting grades and expected to be available in the 3rd day. As many as 15 prospects chosen in the top 150 overall picks. Expect as many as 25 DTs chosen over the 7 rounds.

  NFL Teams in need:

    1. Cowboys       5. Browns
    2. Patriots         6. Jets
    3. Colts               7. Bengals
    4. Dolphins       8. Broncos

 NFL Premier Player
   Aaron Donald
Blue Chip – Vita Vea
Blue Chip – Da’Ron Payne
Red Chip – Taven Bryan
Rising – Nathan Shepherd
Falling – Derrick Nnadi
Underrated – Justin Jones
Overrated – Folorunso Fatukasi
Sleeper –  P.J. Hall
Boom/Bust – Trenton Thompson
Ready to Play – Da’Ron Payne
Hidden Gem – Nathan Shepherd
Over drafted – Tim Settle

Positional Traits
Best Athlete – Vita Vea
Best Pass Rusher – Maurice Hurst
Best Run Stuffer – Vita Vea
Pursuit – Taven Bryan
Shed Blocks – Da’Ron Payne
Recognition – Maurice Hurst
Best Intangibles –  Harrison Phillips
Ball Instincts – Taven Bryan
Strongest – Da’Ron Payne
Toughest – Harrison Phillips
Most Developed – Vita Vea

Top Defensive Tackle Prospects
1 * Vita Vea – Washington
2 * Da’Ron Payne – Alabama
3 * Taven Bryan – Florida
4 Maurice Hurst – Michigan
5 * Harrison Phillips – Stanford
6 * Tim Settle – Virginia Tech
7 B.J. Hill – North Carolina St
8 Nathan Shepherd – Fort Hays St. (Ks)
9 * R.J. McIntosh – Miami
10 * Trenton Thompson – Georgia
11 Deadrin Senat – South Florida
12 Justin Jones – North Carolina St
13 Derrick Nnadi – Florida St
14 * Kendrick Norton – Miami
15 P.J. Hall – Sam Houston St.
16 Lowell Lotulelei – Utah
17 Bilal Nichols – Delaware
18 Folorunso Fatukasi – UConn

Saquon Barkley Heads Top 50 Pro Prospect Rankings for NFL Draft

Top 50 Pro Prospects for the NFL Draft 2018

       Saquon Barkley Heads Pro Prospect Rankings

          RB Saquon Barkley – Penn St.

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Saquon Barkley continues to head the pro prospect ranking with one week until the start of the NFL Draft 2018. Barkley has been our #1 prospect since September 2017 and there has been no reason to move him through the season and postseason. He is a complete prospect with early NFL impact talent in a year when four QBs have created an insane buzz within the top five and ten selections. Trades are still a very real possibility with three teams holding two #1 draft choices – Browns, Bills and Patriots. Many trades occur ‘On the Clock’ with player availability changing value for clubs.

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  Top 50 Pro Prospects for the NFL Draft 2018

–  * underclassmen – late April, 2018
Pro Prospect                 Pos                 School

1 * Saquon Barkley                  RB                    Penn St
2 * Sam Darnold                      QB                   Southern Cal
3 Bradley Chubb                      DE                   NC St
4 * Quenton Nelson                 OG                   Notre Dame
5 * Minkah Fitzpatrick            S                      Alabama
6 * Josh Rosen                         QB                   UCLA
7 * Denzel Ward                      CB                    Ohio St
8 * Roquan Smith                   LB                    Georgia
9 * Josh Allen                          QB                   Wyoming
10 * Derwin James                   S                      Florida St
11 * Tremaine Edmunds          LB                    Virginia Tech
12 Baker Mayfield                    QB                   Oklahoma
13 Mike McGlinchey                 OT                    Notre Dame
14 * Calvin Ridley                     WR                   Alabama
15 Marcus Davenport              DE                   UTSA
16 Vita Vea                                 DT                    Washington
17 * Connor Williams                OT                    Texas
18 * Leighton Vander Esch      LB                    Boise St
19 Rashaan Evans                     LB                    Alabama
20 * Taven Bryan                      DT                    Florida
21 Christian Kirk                       WR                   Texas A&M
22 * Jaire Alexander                 CB                    Louisville
23 * D.J. Moore                         WR                   Maryland
24 * Da’Ron Payne                    DT                    Alabama
25 * Kolton Miller                     OT                    UCLA
26 * Mike Hughes                     CB                    Central Florida
27 * Joshua Jackson                 CB                    Iowa
28 Isaiah Wynn                         OG                   Georgia
29 * Courtland Sutton               WR                   SMU
30 * Sam Hubbard                    DE                   Ohio State
31 Maurice Hurst                      DT                    Michigan
32 * Derrius Guice                    RB                    LSU
33 D.J Chark                             WR                   LSU
34 Billy Price                             C                      Ohio St
35 Dallas Goedert                     TE                    South Dakota St
36 Frank Ragnow                      C                      Arkansas
37 Lorenzo Carter                      LB                    Georgia
38 * Ronnie Harrison                S                      Alabama
39 Will Hernandez                    OG                   Texas-El Paso
40 Sony Michel                         RB                    Georgia
41 * Carlton Davis                     CB                    Auburn
42 Harold Landry                     DE/LB              Boston College
43 * Harrison Phillips              DT                    Stanford
44 * Arden Key                          DE/LB              LSU
45 * Lamar Jackson                  QB                   Louisville
46 * Isaiah Oliver                      CB                    Colorado
47 Mason Rudolph                   QB                   Oklahoma St
48 Tyrell Crosby                       OT                    Oregon
49 * Justin Reid                         S                      Stanford
50 Austin Corbett                      OL                    Nevada


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Two Round Mock Draft for the NFL Draft 2018 – 5.0
Quarterbacks Highlight First Round with Five #1 Selections

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          * underclassmen – April, 2018

First Round
#       Team                                     Player /            Position /     School
1 Cleveland                                  * Sam Darnold                QB       Southern Cal
2 NY Giants                                * Saquon Barkley             RB        Penn St
3 NY Jets (Indianapolis)            * Josh Rosen                  QB       UCLA
4 Cleveland (Houston)               * Minkah Fitzpatrick     S          Alabama
5 Denver                                      * Josh Allen                      QB       Wyoming
6 Indianapolis (NY Jets)            Bradley Chubb              DE       NC St
7 Tampa Bay                              * Quenton Nelson            OG       Notre Dame
8 Chicago                                   * Denzel Ward                   CB        Ohio St
9 San Francisco                        * Derwin James                S          Florida St
10 Oakland                                Marcus Davenport           DE       UTSA
11 Miami                                   * Tremaine Edmunds       LB        Virginia Tech
12 Buffalo (Cincinnati)              Baker Mayfield              QB       Oklahoma
13 Washington                          * Jaire Alexander            CB        Louisville
14 Green Bay                            * Roquan Smith               LB        Georgia
15 Arizona                                Mike McGlinchey             OT        Notre Dame
16 Baltimore                             * Calvin Ridley                 WR       Alabama
17 LA Chargers                        Vita Vea                              DT        Washington
18 Seattle                                * Connor Williams             OT        Texas
19 Dallas                                  * D.J. Moore                      WR       Maryland
20 Detroit                                 * Derrius Guice                RB        LSU
21 Cincinnati (Buffalo)           * Da’Ron Payne               DT        Alabama
22 Buffalo (Kansas City)        Isaiah Wynn                     OG       Georgia
23 New England (Rams)       * Leighton Vander Esch  LB        Boise St
24 Carolina                               * Mike Hughes                 CB        Central Florida
25 Tennessee                            * Sam Hubbard               DE       Ohio St
26 Atlanta                                 * Taven Bryan                  DT        Florida
27 New Orleans                         Rashaan Evans              LB        Alabama
28 Pittsburgh                            Mason Rudolph              QB       Oklahoma St
29 Jacksonville                         * Courtland Sutton         WR       SMU
30 Minnesota                            Will Hernandez              OG       Texas-El Paso
31 New England                        * Kolton Miller               OT        UCLA
32 Philadelphia                         Christian Kirk                WR       Texas A&M

Second Round
33 Cleveland                            D.J Chark                      WR       LSU
34 NY Giants                           Lorenzo Carter              LB        Georgia
35 Cleveland (Houston)            * Carlton Davis              CB        Auburn
36 Indianapolis                         * Harrison Phillips          DT        Stanford
37 Indianapolis (Jets)                Dallas Goedert              TE        South Dakota St
38 Tampa Bay                         Sony Michel                  RB        Georgia
39 Chicago                              Anthony Miller              WR       Memphis
40 Denver                                * Josh Jackson             CB        Iowa
41 Oakland                              Mike Gesicki                 TE        Penn St
42 Miami           `                       * Ronnie Harrison          S          Alabama
43 New England (San Fran)       Harold Landry              LB        Boston College
44 Washington                          * Justin Reid                  S          Stanford
45 Green Bay                           * Arden Key                  DE       LSU
46 Cincinnati                            Billy Price                      C          Ohio St
47 Arizona                                James Washington        WR       Oklahoma St
48 LA Chargers                        * Lamar Jackson           QB       Louisville
49 Indianapolis (Seattle-Jets)     Tyrell Crosby               OT        Oregon
50 Dallas                                 * Mark Andrews             TE        Oklahoma
51 Detroit                                Maurice Hurst               DT        Michigan
52 Baltimore                            * Tim Settle                   DT        Virginia Tech
53 Buffalo                                * James Daniels            C          Iowa
54 Kansas City                         * Rasheem Green          DL        Southern Cal
55 Carolina                               Austin Corbett               OL        Nevada
56 Buffalo (LA Rams)                * Ronald Jones II           RB        Southern Cal
57 Tennessee                            Uchenna Nwosu            LB        USC
58 Atlanta                                 * Deon Cain                   WR       Clemson
59 San Fran (New Orleans)       * Isaiah Oliver                CB        Colorado
60 Pittsburgh                            Ogbonnia Okoronkwo    LB        Oklahoma
61 Jacksonville                         B.J. Hill                         DT        N.C. St
62 Minnesota                            * Brian O’Neill                OT        Pittsburgh
63 New England                        * Hayden Hurst              TE        South Carolina
64 Cleveland (Phil)                    Da’Shawn Hand            DE       Alabama

Tremaine Edmunds and Lorenzo Carter Head Outside Linebackers

Outside Linebackers – Grade B

Positional Overview: This year’s class of outside linebackers is a very good group that should provide many starters for both pro schemes. With half the clubs playing the 3-4 scheme, this position may supply as many as 20+ defenders for that set. The top two, Tremaine Edmunds and Lorenzo Carter are late developing prospects who had outstanding final performances that continued through the postseason. Both checked off all the boxes which probably earns them mid to late 1st round selections. Edmunds impressed at every event and fits both pro schemes. Carter had an equally impressive final season that elevated him to the top of the class. He could also hear his name at the end of the first round. Seniors, Harold Landry and Uchenna Nwosu are highly regarded defenders coming strong final performances. Both carry solid late first early/second day consideration. Malik Jefferson and Ogbonnia Okoronkwo were playmakers and look to be selected on the 2nd day of the NFL Draft process. Rising prospects Shaquem Griffin, Jerome Baker and Fred Warner have drawn strong attention from pro scouts off strong finishes to their careers. They figure as top 100 bubble prospects. Griffin is the best story of any draft class, overcoming a hand deformity and subsequent amputation to excel as D1 defender who earned Conference Player of the Year honors. His NFL Combine performance will be the standard for outside linebackers for years to come. Hercules Mata’afa and Marquis Haynes fit the 3-4 clubs well. They are slipping through the cracks and have starting ability as 3-4 backers. Darius Leonard and Andrew Ankrah are small college defenders who completed excellent careers. Leonard finished with an excellent Senior Bowl. Ankrah has fallen through the cracks, but carries a starting grade for the outside in a 3-4 set. They have the makeup of premier special teams’ performers and figure in the 3rd day. This position will probably provide 8-10 prospects in the top 100 selections. Expect approximately 15 chosen in the top 150 picks with this group providing many defenders rated with starting grades. There should be as many as 20+ players chosen over the 7 rounds. This class also includes many ‘tweener types who specialize in rushing the QB and good fits for the 3-4 set, though a highly risky position. Oren Burks and Leon Jacobs are two fast underrated gems and projects to the pro 4-3 scheme and early special teams’ demons.

NFL Teams in need:

    1. Steelers      5. Cowboys
    2. Lions           6. Bills
    3. Ravens        7. Raiders
    4. Packers       8. Vikings

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      Positional Traits
Best Athlete – Lorenzo Carter
Best Run – Uchenna Nwosu
Best Pass Cover – Shaquem Griffin
Best Tackler – Tremaine Edmunds
Best Pass Rush – Harold Landry
Best Pursuit – Darius Leonard
Best Intangibles – Shaquem Griffin
Ball Instincts – Tremaine Edmunds

  NFL Premier Player
         Von Miller
Blue Chip – Tremaine Edmunds
Blue Chip – Lorenzo Carter
Red Chip – Harold Landry
Rising – Uchenna Nwosu
Falling – Ogbonnia Okoronkwo
Underrated – Fred Warner
Overrated – Jerome Baker
Sleeper – Darius Leonard
Boom/Bust – Malik Jefferson
Ready to Play – Harold Landry
Long Term Gem – Lorenzo Carter
Hidden Gem – Andrew Ankrah
Over drafted – Harold Landry

        Top Outside Linebackers 

1 * Tremaine Edmunds – Virginia Tech
2 Lorenzo Carter – Georgia
3 Harold Landry – Boston College
4 Uchenna Nwosu – USC
5 * Malik Jefferson – Texas
6 Ogbonnia Okoronkwo – Oklahoma
7 Darius Leonard – South Carolina St
8 * Jerome Baker – Ohio St
9 Fred Warner – Brigham Young
10 Oren Burks – Vanderbilt
11 Shaquem Griffin – Central Florida
12 * Hercules Mata’afa – Washington St
13 Marquis Haynes – Mississippi
14 Leon Jacobs – Wisconsin
15 Andrew Ankrah – James Madison

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NFL Draft 2018 – Blue Chip DE Bradley Chubb Heads Defensive Class

Blue-Chip DE Bradley Chubb Heads Defensive Class

   Defensive Ends – Grade: B

    by Frank Coyle / Head Scout
        Positional Overview:
This year’s defensive end class is a strong group which could produce as many as four #1 picks. There are several quality blue chip prospects at the top and at least 3 should go in the top 20 selections. There could be as many as 10-12 in the top three rounds with as many as 15 thru the middle rounds. Bradley Chubb is the best defender in this class and could be a top five overall pick. Marcus Davenport is a probable top 10-15 first round choice and fits every front. Sam Hubbard and Arden Key figure in the mid to late first round. Both fit the two pro fronts, Hubbard down and Key up as an attack backer. Rasheem Green and DaShawn Hand fit a five-technique role and will likely come off the board in the 2nd day. Green has a high ceiling to be a three down five technique defender. Edge rushers are a premium with many going in the early rounds off big play potential. Duke Ejiofor and Kemoko Turay figure in the top 100 picks and fit the edge rusher role. Turay appeals to all clubs with his ability to play down and up off the edge. There should be an expected run throughout the top 150 picks especially from the 3rd thru the 5th rounds. Ade Aruna, Breeland Speaks and Josh Sweat will probably be chosen on the early middle rounds. Our highest rated small college prospect is John Franklin-Myers who had a strong postseason at the NFLPA All-star week and NFL Combine.  With the huge demand for rushers, clubs will draft into this group for tweener prospects. Expect approximately 25+ prospects chosen over the three-days with the importance of rushers playing a huge part in teams’ strategy. This is a top heavy and deep class through the middle rounds. Late April workout ACL injury to Kentavius Street leaves his draft status question.

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       NFL Teams in need:
1. Seahawks          4. Dolphins
2. Eagles               5. Panthers
3. Packers            6. Cardinals

  NFL Premier Player
           J.J. Watt
Blue Chip – Bradley Chubb
Blue Chip – Marcus Davenport
Red Chip – Sam Hubbard
Rising – Kemoko Turay
Falling – Kentavius Street
Underrated – Breeland Speaks
Overrated – Dorance Armstrong
Sleeper – John Franklin-Myers
Boom/Bust – Arden Key
Long term Gem – Rasheem Green
Overdrafted – Da’Shawn Hand

Positional Traits
Best Athlete – Marcus Davenport
Best Rusher – Bradley Chubb
Best Run Stuffer – Sam Hubbard
Best Pursuit – Marcus Davenport
Shed Blocks – Arden Key
Recognition – Bradley Chubb
Best Intangibles – Sam Hubbard
Ball Instincts – Bradley Chubb
Strongest – Kentavius Street
Most Developed – Bradley Chubb

Top Defensive End Prospects 
1 Bradley Chubb – North Carolina St
2 Marcus Davenport – UTSA
3 * Arden Key – LSU
4 * Sam Hubbard – Ohio St
5 * Rasheem Green – USC
6 Da’Shawn Hand – Alabama
7 Duke Ejiofor – Wake Forest
8 Kemoko Turay – Rutgers
9 Andrew Brown – Virginia
10 * Dorance Armstrong – Kansas
11 Ade Aruna – Tulane
12 * Josh Sweat – Florida St
13 * Breeland Speaks – Ole Miss
14 Jalyn Holmes – Ohio St
15 Kylie Fitts – Utah
16 Chad Thomas – Miami
17 Tyquan Lewis – Ohio St
18 John Franklin-Myers – Stephen F. Austin
19 Justin Lawler – Southern Methodist
20 Kentavius Street – North Carolina St
21 * Jeff Holland – Auburn

NFL Draft 2018 – Denzel Ward and Jaire Alexander Head Strong Class of Cornerbacks

NFL Draft 2018 –
Underclassmen Head Strong Cornerback Class 

Cornerbacks – Grade: B+
     Frank Coyle – Head Scout

  Positional Overview:

        CB Jaire Alexander – Louisville

This year’s cornerback class is another excellent group of cover men which is both exceptionally deep and top heavy. There are a few blue chips expected to go at the top of the 1st round, with many through the top 50 overall selections. Six juniors head are prospect rankings with Denzel Ward and Jaire Alexander at the top of the class. They will probably be selected in the top 10-25 overall picks. Ward is also the best athlete at the position and has the skill set and versatility to start immediately. He is another in a long line of Buckeye corners to enter the NFL recently with most highly successful early in their careers. Alexander is a well-developed cover man with an early starting grade. He will probably be selected in the top 15-20 choices. Mike Hughes, Carlton Davis and Josh Jackson could all go in the top round or early 2nd round. Isaiah Oliver, Anthony Averett and Donte Jackson are highly regarded corers and probable mid-2nd day picks off strong 2017 performances. Averett comes off an excellent final season which probably earns him a top 50-60 selection. This is a deep group that will supply many NFL starters well into the 3rd day of the process. There could be at least 10-12 prospects selected in the top 100 choices. There will probably be 15-18 prospects selected in the top 150 picks. There should be a run on corners from the mid-1st round through the early 3rd day. This is an exceptionally strong group of underclassmen which improved the quality of this class. This class has exceptional depth and will provide a number of middle round steals like Duke Dawson, M.J. Stewart and Isaac Yiadom. This position has annually provided the most overall selections and should once again. This class could supply as many as 35 total prospects and another 40+ high priority FA. Small college defenders, Davontae Harris is highly regarded from the lower level and carries a potential starting grade. This deep crop of corners will supply a huge group of big corners with some versatility to also slide to safety in the nickel and dime   packages.

NFL Teams in need:
1 Patriots             5 . Giants
2. Dolphins        6. Redskins
3. Cowboys         7. Bears
4 Seahawks        8. Chiefs

NFL Premier Player
Patrick Peterson
Blue Chip – Denzel Ward
Blue Chip – Jaire Alexander
Red Chip – Mike Hughes
Rising –  Donte Jackson
Falling – Tarvarus McFadden
Underrated – Anthony Averett
Overrated – Isaac Yiadom
Sleeper – Davontae Harris
Boom/Bust – Holton Hill
Biggest Upside – Isaiah Oliver
Hidden Gem – Tony Brown
Over drafted – Kevin Toliver

Positional Traits
Best Athlete – Denzel Ward
Best Man Cover – Denzel Ward
Best Zone Cover – Mike Hughes
Best Run support – Carlton Davis
Best Tackler – Anthony Averett
Hands – Joshua Jackson
Best Intangibles – Anthony Averett
Ball Instincts – Mike Hughes

 Top Cornerbacks

1 * Denzel Ward – Ohio St
2 * Jaire Alexander – Louisville
3 * Mike Hughes – Central Florida
4 * Carlton Davis – Auburn
5 * Joshua Jackson – Iowa
6 * Isaiah Oliver – Colorado
7 Anthony Averett – Alabama
8 * Donte Jackson – LSU
9 * Kevin Toliver – LSU
10 Duke Dawson – Florida
11 * Tarvarus McFadden – Florida St
12 Tony Brown – Alabama
13 M.J. Stewart – North Carolina
14 Davontae Harris – Illinois St
15 Isaac Yiadom – Boston College