John Vogel breaks down his preliminary top 300 NFL Draft prospects ahead of the NFL Draft cycle.

Now that the deadline has hit for NFL Draft prospects to declare for the NFL Draft (January 17th), it’s time to get ahead if the cycle and release the work I’ve put down so far. It’s been five years in the making – developing a process to check for players and keep my information organized. It excites me to see you all eating up my work – we’ve drawn over 90,000 clicks to the website over the last 45 days. Again – thank you for your outpouring support.

I will note that my rankings are based on a combination of who I like the most and who I think will be drafted first. While the projection is an estimated expected draft position, the draft rankings between those projections are who I like more.

Without further ado, here is my preliminary top 300 prospects this season.

Top 25

#POSPlayerSchoolHTWTSystem FitProjection
1EDGEKayvon ThibodeauxOregon6’4″250Versatile EDGETop 5
2OTEvan NealAlabama6’7″350Left TackleTop 5
3GKenyon GreenTexas A&M6’4″325Left GuardTop 5
4SKyle HamiltonNotre Dame6’4″220Hybrid ZoneTop 5
5RUSHAidan HutchinsonMichigan6’6″2653-4 RUSHTop 15
6OTCharles CrossMississippi State6’4″300Left TackleTop 15
7CBDerek Stingley JrLSU 6’1″195Versatile CornerTop 15
8DT DeMarvin LealTexas A&M6’4″2904-3 InteriorTop 15
9WRGarrett WilsonOhio State5’11”192Boundary XTop 15
10QBMatt CorralOle Miss6’0″205Modern DropbackTop 15
11NTJordan DavisGeorgia6’6″3403-4 Nose1st Round
12LBDevin LloydUtah6’3″2354-3 Middle1st Round
13CBKaiir ElamFlorida6’2″196Man Corner1st Round
14EDGEGeorge KarlaftisPurdue6’4″2754-3 DE1st Round
15QBMalik WillisLiberty6’0″215Athlete1st Round
16OTAbraham LucasWashington State6’7″319Left Tackle1st Round
17WRTreylon BurksArkansas6’3″225Utility Z1st Round
18CBRoger McCrearyAuburn6’0″190Man Corner1st Round
19OTJaxson KirklandWashington6’7″310Pass Protector1st/2nd Round
20CTyler LinderbaumIowa6’3″289Run Mauler1st/2nd Round
21CBAhmad GardnerCincinnati6’3″200Man Corner1st/2nd Round
22RUSHJermaine Johnson Florida State6’4″2623-4 RUSH1st/2nd Round
23WRDrake London USC6’5″210Big Slot1st/2nd Round
24CBDerion KendrickGeorgia5’11”190Versatile Corner1st/2nd Round
25CAlec LindstromBoston College6’3″298Pass Protector1st/2nd Round

Top 50 (Continued)

#POSPlayerSchoolHTWTSystem FitProjection
26LB Nakobe DeanGeorgia6’0″225Field General1st/2nd Round
27EDGEMyjai SandersCincinnati6’5″255Versatile Edge1st/2nd Round
28DTPerrion WinfreyOklahoma6’3″2924-3 DT1st/2nd Round
29SJaquan BriskerPenn State6’1″204Hybrid Safety1st/2nd Round
30LBChad MumaWyoming6’2″2424-3 MLB1st/2nd Round
31WRGeorge PickensGeorgia6’3″200Playmaking X1st/2nd Round
32OTTrevor PenningNorthern Iowa6’7″329Pass Protector1st/2nd Round
33DTDevonte WyattGeorgia6’2″3154-3 DT2nd Round
34WRJahan DotsonPenn State5’10”184Slot Z2nd Round
35ROVERJalen PitreBaylor6’0″197Versatile ROVER2nd Round
36CBAndrew Booth JrClemson6’0″200Zone Boundary2nd Round
37RUSH Kingsley EnagbareSouth Carolina6’2″2653-4 RUSH 2nd Round
38DTPhidarian MathisAlabama6’4″3124-3 DT2nd Round
39TE Jalen WydermyerTexas A&M6’5″255Vertical Receiver2nd Round
40RBBrian RobinsonAlabama6’1″2253-Down Rotational2nd Round
41RBJames CookGeorgia5’10”190One Cut Speedster2nd Round
42QB Kenny PickettPittsburgh6’3″220Modern Dropback2nd Round
43WRChris OlaveOhio State6’0″189Possession Z2nd Round
44EDGEArnold EbiketiePenn State6’3″2564-3 DE2nd Round
45SDaxton HillMichigan6’0″192Hybrid Safety2nd Round
46GDarrian KinnardKentucky6’5″342Mauler2nd/3rd Round
47RB Kenneth WalkerMichigan State5’9″210One Cut Speedster2nd/3rd Round
48OTSean RhyanUCLA6’5″320Pass Protector2nd/3rd Round
49LBZacoby McClainAuburn6’0″2194-3 SLB2nd/3rd Round
50CBTrent McDuffieWashington5’11”193Man Corner2nd/3rd Round

51-75

  1. RB Breece Hall, Iowa State
  2. LB Leo Chenal, Wisconsin
  3. NT John Ridgeway, Arkansas
  4. OT Daniel Faalele, Minnesota
  5. EDGE Drake Jackson, USC
  6. S Lewis Cine, Georgia
  7. RUSH Josh Paschal, Kentucky
  8. WR Jamison Williams, Alabama
  9. CB Marcus Jones, Houston
  10. WR John Metchie, Alabama
  11. RB Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M
  12. OT Tyler Smith, Tulsa
  13. QB Carson Strong, Nevada
  14. G Lecticus Smith, Virginia Tech
  15. EDGE Isaiah Thomas, Oklahoma
  16. CB Martin Emerson, Mississippi State
  17. TE Cade Otton, Washington
  18. S Nick Cross, Maryland
  19. G Zion Johnson, Boston College
  20. WR David Bell, Purdue
  21. RB Kyren Williams, Notre Dame
  22. WR Justyn Ross, Clemson
  23. EDGE Amare Barno, Virginia Tech
  24. S Smoke Monday, Auburn
  25. G Thayer Munford, Ohio State

76-100

  1. S Nolan Turner, Clemson
  2. DT Zachary Carter, Florida
  3. LB Terrell Bernard, Baylor
  4. WR Romeo Doubs, Nevada
  5. RB D’Vonte Price, FIU
  6. EDGE Sam Williams, Ole Miss
  7. DT Thomas Booker, Stanford
  8. CB Damari Mathis, Pittsburgh
  9. ROVER Dane Bolton, Iowa
  10. G Ed Ingram, LSU
  11. WR Tre Turner, Virginia Tech
  12. QB Sam Howell, North Carolina
  13. LB Micah McFadden, Indiana
  14. DT Haskell Garrett, Ohio State
  15. RUSH JoJo Domann, Nebraska
  16. WR Reggie Roberson Jr, SMU
  17. RB Abram Smith, Baylor
  18. G Nick Ford, Utah
  19. TE Cole Turner, Nevada
  20. RB Zamir White, Georgia
  21. CB Mykael Wright, Oregon
  22. NT Neil Farrell Jr, LSU
  23. S Verone McKinley, Oregon
  24. EDGE Boye Mafe, Minnesota
  25. OT Luke Goedeke, Central Michigan

100-150

  1. G Ikem Ekwonu, North Carolina State
  2. RB Tyler Goodson, Iowa
  3. LB Brian Asamoah, Oklahoma
  4. CB Alonte Taylor, Tennessee
  5. EDGE DeAngelo Malone, WKU
  6. G Marquis Hayes, Oklahoma
  7. WR Khalil Shakir, Boise State
  8. EDGE Trevon Walker, Georgia
  9. EDGE Jeremiah Moon, Florida
  10. OT Max Mitchell, Louisiana
  11. WR Alec Pierce, Cincinnati
  12. CB Tariq Castro-Fields, Penn State
  13. G Chris Paul, Tulsa
  14. TE Trey McBride, Colorado State
  15. OT Myron Cunningham, Arkansas
  16. RB Kevin Harris, South Carolina
  17. LB Christian Harris, Alabama
  18. OT Bernhard Raimann, Central Michigan
  19. CB Chris Steele, USC
  20. EDGE Logan Hall, Houston
  21. DT Jayden Peevy, Texas A&M
  22. CB Kyler Gordon, Washington
  23. RB Hassan Haskins, Michigan
  24. OT Spencer Burford, UTSA
  25. TE Jake Ferguson, Wisconsin
  26. CB Ja’Quan McMillian, East Carolina
  27. LB Jeremiah Gammel, North Carolina
  28. OT Nicholas Petit-Frere, Ohio State
  29. EDGE Tyreke Smith, Ohio State
  30. OT Kellen Diesch, Arizona State
  31. RB Jerome Ford, Cincinnati
  32. WR Dontario Drummond, Ole Miss
  33. DT Travis Jones, UConn
  34. S Sterling Weatherford, Miami (OH)
  35. CB Cam Taylor-Britt, Nebraska
  36. TE Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina
  37. WR Jalen Tolbert, South Alabama
  38. OT Carter Warren, Pittsburgh
  39. LB James Skalski, Clemson
  40. DT Demetrius Taylor, Appalachian State
  41. S Tycen Anderson, Toledo
  42. G Dohnovan West, Arizona State
  43. WR Velus Jones Jr, Tennessee
  44. OT Rasheed Walker, Penn State
  45. RB Rachaad White, Arizona State
  46. TE Daniel Bellinger, San Diego State
  47. EDGE Esezi Otomewo, Minnesota
  48. OT Vederian Lowe, Illinois
  49. G Jamaree Salyer, Georgia
  50. S Yusuf Corker, Kentucky

151-200

  1. Slot WR Wan’Dale Robinson, Kentucky
  2. QB Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati
  3. OT Jarrid Williams, Miami (FL)
  4. CB Coby Bryant, Cincinnati
  5. WR Ty Fryfogle, Indiana
  6. TE Jeremy Ruckert, Ohio State
  7. DT Matthew Butler, Tennessee
  8. LB Quay Walker, Georgia
  9. EDGE Nik Bonitto, Oklahoma
  10. G Cole Strange, UT-Chattanooga
  11. NT Dion Novil, North Texas
  12. TE Greg Dulcich, UCLA
  13. S Percy Butler, Louisiana
  14. WR Charleston Rambo, Miami (FL)
  15. RB Max Borghi, Washington State
  16. S Bubba Bolden, Miami (FL)
  17. G Cain Madden, Notre Dame
  18. OT AJ Arcuri, Michigan State
  19. S Markquese Bell, Florida A&M
  20. CB Akayleb Evans, Missouri
  21. TE James Mitchell, Virginia Tech
  22. WR Danny Gray, SMU
  23. S Quentin Lake, UCLA
  24. LS Cal Adomitis, Pittsburgh
  25. QB Bailey Zappe, WKU
  26. S Bryan Cook, Cincinnati
  27. RB Zonovan Knight, North Carolina State
  28. DT Nyles Pinckney, Minnesota
  29. RB Sincere McCormick, UTSA
  30. RUSH Jeffrey Gunter, Coastal Carolina
  31. G Andrew Stueber, Michigan
  32. S Leon O’Neal, Texas A&M
  33. RB Tyler Allgeier, BYU
  34. TE Charlie Kolar, Iowa State
  35. S Kolby Harvell-Peele, Oklahoma State
  36. WR Christian Watson, North Dakota State
  37. S Brad Hawkins, Michigan
  38. RB Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State
  39. RUSH Chris Allen, Alabama
  40. Slot WR Skyy Moore, Western Michigan
  41. CB Josh Thompson, Texas
  42. EDGE Dominique Robinson, Miami (OH)
  43. NT Eyioma Uwazurike, Iowa State
  44. G Chris Owens, Alabama
  45. CB Tariq Woolen, UTSA
  46. RB Tyler Badie, Missouri
  47. C Liam Shanahan, LSU
  48. S Qwuantrezz Knight, UCLA
  49. LB Mike Rose, Iowa State
  50. RB Raheem Blackshear, Virginia Tech

201-250

  1. Slot WR Calvin Austin, Memphis
  2. TE Grant Calcattera, SMU
  3. S Jack Koerner, Iowa
  4. OT Matt Waletzko, North Dakota
  5. RB Dameon Pierce, Florida
  6. G Dylan Parham, Memphis
  7. TE Trae Berry, Boston College
  8. WR Jalen Nailor, Michigan State
  9. LB D’Marco Jackson, Appalachian State
  10. EDGE Owen Carney Jr, Illinois
  11. CB Montaric Brown, Arkansas
  12. S Scott Nelson, Wisconsin
  13. C Cole Bentley, Louisville
  14. RB Trestan Ebner, Baylor
  15. WR Dai’Jean Dixon, Nicholls State
  16. DT Roderick Perry Jr, Illinois
  17. EDGE Christopher Allen, Alabama
  18. CB Kalon Barnes, Baylor
  19. TE Lucas Krull, Pittsburgh
  20. OT Braxton Jones, Southern Utah
  21. QB Brock Purdy, Iowa State
  22. FB Jeremiah Hall, Oklahoma
  23. EDGE Michael Clemons, Texas A&M
  24. OT Obinna Eze, TCU
  25. LB Lakia Henry, Ole Miss
  26. TE Chase Allen, Iowa State
  27. WR Tay Martin, Oklahoma State
  28. CB Jalyn Armour-Davis, Alabama
  29. OT Austin Deculus, LSU
  30. S Joey Blount, Virginia
  31. Slot CB Jermaine Waller, Virginia Tech
  32. EDGE Cameron Thomas, San Diego State
  33. RB Jashaun Corbin, Florida State
  34. G Ben Petrula, Boston College
  35. DT Jordan Williams, Virginia Tech
  36. CB Zyon McCollum, Sam Houston State
  37. LB Channing Tindall, Georgia
  38. ROVER Brendan Radley-Hiles, Washington
  39. EDGE Zach VanValkenburg, Iowa
  40. RB Jerion Ealy, Ole Miss
  41. WR Makai Polk, Mississippi State
  42. NT Tayland Humphrey, Louisiana
  43. RB Ty Chandler, North Carolina
  44. LB Cam Jones, Indiana
  45. TE Nick Muse, South Carolina
  46. EDGE Big Kat Bryant, UCF
  47. QB Kaleb Eleby, Western Michigan
  48. G Dawson Deaton, Texas Tech
  49. P Jake Camarda, Georgia
  50. TE Derrick Deese Jr, San Jose State

251-300

  1. QB Jack Coan, Notre Dame
  2. OT George Moore, Oregon
  3. TE Peyton Hendershot, Indiana
  4. C Luke Wattenburg, Washington
  5. RB Snoop Connor, Ole Miss
  6. CB Darrell Baker Jr, Georgia Southern
  7. WR Tanner Conner, Idaho State
  8. G Josh Sills, Oklahoma State
  9. S Juanyeh Thomas, Georgia Tech
  10. LB Riko Jeffers, Texas Tech
  11. OT Caleb Jones, Indiana
  12. Slot WR Travell Harris, Washington State
  13. TE Gerrit Prince, UAB
  14. ROVER Jaylon Foster, South Carolina
  15. RB Ricky Pearson, North Carolina State
  16. G Justin Shaffer, Georgia
  17. CB Allie Green IV, Missouri
  18. LB Aaron Hansford, Texas A&M
  19. WR Jaquarii Robertson, Wake Forest
  20. DT Mike Greene, James Madison
  21. EDGE Jesse Luketa, Penn State
  22. FB Clint Ratkovich, Northern Illinois
  23. WR JaVonta Payton, Tennessee
  24. S Reed Blankenship, MTSU
  25. WR Bo Melton, Rutgers
  26. G Doug Kramer, Illinois
  27. CB Obi Eboh, UCLA
  28. RB Keontay Ingram, USC
  29. EDGE Tomon Fox, North Carolina
  30. TE Daniel Barker, Illinois
  31. WR Emeka Emezie, North Carolina State
  32. RB Isaih Pacheco, Rutgers
  33. P Jordan Stout, Penn State
  34. G Connor Olson, Minnesota
  35. WR Demetrius Robinson, Auburn
  36. RB Ty Davis-Price, LSU
  37. LB Malcolm Rodriguiez, Oklahoma State
  38. CB Cordale Flott, LSU
  39. G Josh Rivas, Kansas State
  40. EDGE Ryder Anderson, Indiana
  41. G Cordell Volston, North Dakota State
  42. WR Kyle Phillips, UCLA
  43. DT Damian Daniels, Nebraska
  44. CB Raleigh Texada, Baylor
  45. EDGE Ali Fayad, Western Michigan
  46. S Mike Palmer, Boston College
  47. CB Shaun Jolly, Appalachian State
  48. CB Chase Lucas, Arizona State
  49. RB TJ Pledger, Utah
  50. G Paul Grattan, UCLA

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