DEFENSE

EDGE

Josh Paschal, Kentucky
Amare Barno, Virginia Tech
DeAngelo Malone, Western Kentucky Just flat out was the best player on the field in his games, then went to the Senior Bowl and dominated. Grossly underrated:

Josh Onujiogu, Framingham State
Kingsley Jonathan, Syracuse
Luiji Vilain, Wake Forest
Terrell Lucas, Incarnate Word
Cody Roscoe, Syracuse
Samuel Wright II, Princeton
Cullen Wick, Tulsa

Honorable Mention:

Sam Okuayinonu, Maryland

IDL Timmy HorneKansas State

Alex Wright, Alabama-Birmingham
Eyioma Uwazurike, Iowa StateIDLIDL
John Ridgeway, ArkansasIDLIDL
Noah Elliss, Idaho
Marquan McCall, KentuckyIDLIDL
Eric Johnson, Missouri StateDTIDL
Curtis Brooks, CincinnatiDTIDL
Demetrius Taylor, Appalachian StateDTIDL

Ben Stille, Nebraska A tireless, aggressive, powerful lineman who never quits. Effort plus serious athleticism and explosion makes him jump off the tape.

Tayland Humphrey, Louisiana
Sam Roberts, NW Missouri State
Otito Ogbonnia UCLA
Matthew Butler, Tennessee
Otito Ogbonnia, UCLA


Thomas Booker, Stanford
Prince Emili, Penn

Jordan Jackson, Air Force

Honorable Mention:

Tevita Moung, BYU

Rayshad Nichols, Stephen F. Austin
Tyarise Stevenson, Tulsa

LB D’Marco Jackson, Appalachian State A LB-playing machine. He can play for my team anytime.

Daniel Hardy, Montana State
James Houston IV, Jackson State

Cole McCubrey, Buckley An all-conference player at UMass , he transferred to possibly a better football program and was as outstanding playmaker there. He also tested like a top performer at the NFL Combine–– you can see it on tape:

Kyron Johnson, Kansas
Jack Cochrane, South Dakota
JoJo Domann, Nebraska
Arron Mosby, Fresno State
Segun Olubi, San Diego State
Baylon Spector, Clemson
Mike Rose, Iowa State

Devin Harper, Oklahoma State His teammate Malcolm Rodriguez is pretty good, but at times Devin Harper looked like the prized prospect.  Moves well in coverage and just is so athletically slick.

Honorable Mention:

Diego FagotNavy,

Nephi Sewell, Utah

Storey Jackson, Liberty
Charles Wiley, UT-San Antonio
Mar’Quess Daniels, Central Methodist

Drew Seers, Lindenwood

S

S Reed Blankenship, Memphis
S Markquese Bell, S. Florida
S Yusuf Corker, Kentucky
S Russ Yeast, Kansas State

S JT Woods, Baylor
S Tycen Anderson, Toledo
S Elvin De La Rosa, Fayetteville State (see above)
S Tristin McCollum, Sam Houston State
Cory Rahman, Tennessee State

S Nolan Turner, Clemson  An underrated playmaker for a championship-caliber team at a power-5 powerhouse… and completely overlooked. At time he seemed to be reading QB’s minds and just everywhere in coverage

S Joey Blount, Virginia
S Michael Griffin, South Dakota State

Honorable Mentions
Dane Belton, Iowa
Warren Saba, East Carolina
Nazeeh Johnson, Marshall
Juanyeh Thomas, Georgia Tech
Percy Butler, Louisiana
Deontai Williams, Nebraska

This CB class deserves its own list.

CB Marcus Jones, Houston (see above)

CB Tariq Woolen, UTSA
CB Zyon McCollum, Sam Houston State
CB Joshua Williams,  Fayetteville State He gets my vote for this year’s La’Jarius Sneed… someone who has size and versatility, can come in an contribute right away:

CB Tariq Castro-Fields Penn State
CB Damarri Mathis, Pitt (see above)
CB Damarion Williams, Houston
CB Cam Taylor-Britt, Nebraska
CB Decobie Durant, South Carolina State
CB Jack Jones, Arizona State
CB Deane Leonard, Mississippi
CB Kishawn Walker, Kentucky Wesleyan
CB Montaric Brown Arkansas
CB Alontae Taylor, Tennessee
CB Sam Webb, Missouri Western

CB Jeremy Webb, Kansas He’s got size, length, and amazing ability to stick to his man in coverage.

CB Don Gardner, South Dakota State
CB DaMarcus Fields, Texas Tech
CB Dallis Flowers, Pittsburgh State
CB Marcel Dabo, Germany
CB Zyon Gilbert, Florida Atlantic

Honorable Mention:

Coby Bryant Cincinnati

Tre Swilling, Georgia Tech
Chase Lucas, Arizona State
Shaun Jolly, Appalachian State
Bryce Watts, UMass
Junior Faulk (Julius) ,Delta State
Gregory Junior, Ouachita Baptist
Ja’Quan McMillian, East Carolina
Jaylon Jones, Mississippi
Shabari Davis, SE Missouri
Christian Benford, Villanova
DaRon Bland, Fresno State
Darrell Baker Jr.,Georgia Southern
Dominique Long, Duke

P Matt Araiza, San Diego State

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By Wil Masisak

NFL & Draft curmudgeon. Witness to SBs III-LV. The old half of @osnsfb podcast & 25-year host of @SteelerFury Pittsburgh Steelers Show podcast. The only person you know who's been playing football for 50+ years.

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