2018 NFL Draft Preview

First Round Mock Draft:

  1. Cleveland Browns: QB Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)
  2. New York Giants: RB Saquon Barkley (Penn State)
  3. New York Jets: QB Sam Darnold (USC)
  4. Buffalo Bills (Trade with Cleveland): QB Josh Allen (UCLA)
  5. Denver Broncos: DE Bradley Chubb (NC State)
  6. Arizona Cardinals (Trade with Indianapolis): QB Josh Rosen (UCLA)
  7. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: S Derwin James (Florida St)
  8. Chicago Bears: G Quentin Nelson (Notre Dame)
  9. San Francisco 49ers: OT Mike McGlinchey (Notre Dame)
  10. Oakland Raiders: LB Roquan Smith (Georgia)
  11. Baltimore Ravens (Trade with Miami): QB Lamar Jackson (Louisville)
  12. Green Bay Packers (Trade with Cleveland): S Minkah Fitzpatrick (Alabama)
  13. Washington Redskins: OLB Tremaine Edmunds (Virginia Tech)
  14. Cleveland Browns (Trade with Packers): CB Denzel Ward (Ohio St)
  15. Indianapolis Colts (Trade with Arizona): DE Marcus Davenport (UTSA)
  16. Miami Dolphins (Trade with Baltimore): DT Vita Vea (Washington)
  17. Los Angeles Chargers: DT Da’Ron Payne (Alabama)
  18. Seattle Seahawks: G Will Hernandez (UTEP)
  19. Dallas Cowboys: OLB Harold Landry (Boston College)
  20. Detroit Lions: ILB Leighton Vander Esch (Boise State)
  21. Cincinnati Bengals: C James Daniels (Iowa)
  22. Cleveland Browns (Trade with Buffalo): OT Kolton Miller (UCLA)
  23. New England Patriots: DE Sam Hubbard (Ohio St)
  24. Carolina Panthers: CB Isaiah Oliver (Colorado)
  25. Tennessee Titans: CB Jaire Alexander (Louisville)
  26. Atlanta Falcons: WR D.J. Moore (Maryland)
  27. New Orleans Saints: WR Calvin Ridley (alabama)
  28. Pittsburgh Steelers: TE Dallas Goedert (South Dakota State)
  29. Jacksonville Jaguars: LB Rashaan Evans (Alabama)
  30. Minnesota Vikings: G Isaiah Wynn (Georgia)
  31. New England Patriots: QB Mason Rudolph (Oklahoma State)
  32. Philadelphia Eagles: WR Courtland Sutton (SMU)

Player Rankings:

Quarterbacks:

  1. Josh Rosen (UCLA)
  2. Josh Allen (Wyoming)
  3. Lamar Jackson (Louisville)
  4. Sam Darnold (USC)
  5. Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)
  6. Mason Rudolph (Oklahoma State)
  7. Kyle Lauletta (Richmond)
  8. Luke Falk (Washington St)
  9. Chase Litton (Marshall)
  10. Mike White (Western Kentucky)

Just Missed the Cut: Riley Ferguson (Memphis), Nic Shimonek (Texas Tech), J.T. Barrett (Ohio State).

Best NFL Career: Josh Rosen (UCLA)

Most Upside: Josh Allen (Wyoming) & Lamar Jackson (Louisville)

Most Undervalued: Mason Rudolph (Oklahoma State)

Most Overvalued: Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

Biggest Sleepers: Kyle Lauletta (Richmond) & Chase Litton (Marshall)

Running Backs:

  1. Saquon Barkley (Penn State)
  2. Sony Michel (Georgia)
  3. Kalen Ballage (Arizona State)
  4. Rashaad Penny (San Diego State)
  5. Derrius Guice (LSU)
  6. Kerryon Johnson (Auburn)
  7. Nyheim Hines (NC State)
  8. Justin Jackson (Northwestern)
  9. Phillip Lindsay (Colorado)
  10. Chase Edmonds (Fordham)

Just Missed the Cut: Ronald Jones (USC), Mark Walton (Miami)

Best NFL Career: Saquon Barkley (Penn State)

Most Upside: Derrius Guice (LSU)

Most Undervalued: Kalen Ballage (Arizona State)

Most Overvalued: Nick Chubb (Georgia)

Biggest Sleepers: Phillip Lindsay (Colorado), Roc Thomas (Jacksonville State), Ito Smith (Southern Miss)

Wide Receivers:

  1. Courtland Sutton (SMU)
  2. Christian Kirk (Texas A&M
  3. D.J. Moore (Maryland)
  4. Calvin Ridley (Alabama)
  5. D.J. Chark (LSU)
  6. DaeSean Hamilton (Penn State)
  7. Equanimeous St. Brown (Notre Dame)
  8. Deon Cain (Clemson)
  9. Anthony Miller (Memphis)
  10. Michael Gallup (Colorado State)

Just Missed the Cut: Dante Pettis (Washington), James Washington (Oklahoma State), Simmie Cobbs (Indiana), Marcell Ateman (Oklahoma State).

Best NFL Career: Christian Kirk (Texas A&M)

Most Upside: D.J. Chark (LSU)

Most Undervalued: DaeSean Hamilton (Penn State)

Most Overvalued: James Washington (Oklahoma State)

Biggest Sleepers: Dylan Cantrell (Texas Tech), Justin Watson (Penn), Keith Kirkwood (Temple), Braxton Berrios (Miami FL), Trey Quinn (SMU), Saeed Blacknall (Penn State), Jordan Lasley (UCLA), Javon Wims (Georgia), Korey Robertson (Southern Miss).

Tight Ends:

  1. Mike Gesicki (Penn State)
  2. Mark Andrews (Oklahoma)
  3. Dallas Goedert (South Dakota State)
  4. Hayden Hurst (South Carolina)
  5. Ian Thomas (Indiana)
  6. Dalton Schultz (Stanford)
  7. Chris Herndon (Miami FL)
  8. Jordan Thomas (Mississippi State)
  9. Durham Smythe (Notre Dame)
  10. Troy Fumagalili (Wisconsin)

Just Missed the Cut: Tyler Conklin (Central Michigan), Will Dissly (Washington), Jordan Akins (UCF), Ryan Izzo (Florida State), Ethan Wolf (Tennessee)

Best NFL Career: Mark Andrews (Oklahoma)

Most Upside: Mike Gesicki (Penn State)

Most Overvalued: Hayden Hurst (South Carolina)

Biggest Sleepers: Jordan Thomas (Mississippi State), Tyler Conklin (Central Michigan).

Offensive Linemen:

  1. Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame)
  2. Isaiah Wynn (Georgia)
  3. Frank Ragnow (Arkansas)
  4. Brian O’Neill (Pitt)
  5. Will Hernandez (UTEP)
  6. James Daniels (Iowa)
  7. Mike McGlinchey (Notre Dame)
  8. Braden Smith (Auburn)
  9. Mason Cole (Michigan)
  10. Tyrell Crosby (Oregon)

Just Missed the Cut: Connor Williams (Texas), Austin Corbett (Nevada), Cole Madison (Washington State), Billy Price (Ohio State), Kolton Miller (UCLA).

Best NFL Career: Quenton Nelson (Notre Dame)

Most Upside: Brian O’Neill (Pittsburgh)

Most Undervalued: Braden Smith (Auburn)

Most Overvalued: Kolton Miller (UCLA)

Biggest Sleepers: Mason Cole (Michigan), Will Richardson (NC State), Jamil Demby (Maine), Greg Senat (Wagner), Evan Brown (SMU).

Defensive Linemen:

  1. Bradley Chubb (NC State)
  2. Vita Vea (Washington)
  3. Marcus Davenport (UTSA)
  4. Nathan Shepherd (Fort Hays State)
  5. Taven Bryan (Florida)
  6. Josh Sweat (Florida State)
  7. Da’Ron Payne (Alabama)
  8. Sam Hubbard (Ohio State)
  9. Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (Oklahoma)
  10. Derrick Nnadi (Florida State)

Just Missed the Cut: Kemoko Turray (Rutgers), Maurice Hurst (Michigan), Deadrin Senat (South Florida), Harrison Phillips (Stanford), Andrew Brown (Virginia), Jalyn Holmes (Ohio State)

Best NFL Career: Vita Vea (Washington)

Most Upside: Josh Sweat (Florida State)

Most Overvalued: Rasheem Green (USC)

Most Undervalued: Nathan Shepherd (Fort Hays State)

Biggest Sleepers: Andrew Brown (Virginia), P.J. Hall (Sam Houston State)

Linebackers:

  1. Roquan Smith (Georgia)
  2. Harold Landry (Boston College)
  3. Tremaine Edmunds (Virginia Tech)
  4. Leighton Vander Esch (Boise State)
  5. Darius Leonard (South Carolina State)
  6. Fred Warner (BYU)
  7. Lorenzo Carter (Georgia)
  8. Rashaan Evans (Alabama)
  9. Malik Jefferson (Texas)
  10. Josey Jewell (Iowa)

Just Missed the Cut: Lorenzo Carter (Georgia), Micah Kiser (Virginia), Matthew Thomas (Florida State), Shaquem Griffin (UCF), Oren Burks (Vanderbilt), Jerome Baker (Ohio State), Skai Moore (South Carolina).

Best NFL Career: Harold Landry (Boston College)

Most Upside: Tremaine Edmunds (Virginia Tech)

Most Overvalued: Rashaan Evans (Alabama)

Most Undervalued: Darius Leonard (South Carolina State)

Biggest Sleepers: Oren Burks (Vanderbilt), Alvin Jones (UTEP), Mike McCray (Michigan), Christian Sam (Arizona State)

Defensive Backs:

  1. Minkah Fitzpatrick (Alabama)
  2. Derwin James (Florida State)
  3. Jaire Alexander (Louisville)
  4. Justin Reid (Stanford)
  5. Isaiah Oliver (Colorado)
  6. Denzel Ward (Ohio State)
  7. Marcus Allen (Penn State)
  8. Jessie Bates (Wake Forest)
  9. Carlton Davis (Auburn)
  10. Mike Hughes (UCF)

Just Missed the Cut: Kyzir White (West Virginia), Terrell Edmunds (Virginia Tech), Josh Jackson (Iowa), Ronnie Harrison (Alabama), DeShon Elliot (Texas).

Best NFL Career: Derwin James (Florida State)

Most Upside: Isaiah Oliver (Colorado)

Most Overvalued: Denzel Ward (Ohio State)

Most Undervalued: Marcus Allen (Penn State)

Biggest Sleepers: DeShon Elliot (Texas), Natrell Jamerson (Wisconsin), Kamari Cotton-Moya (Iowa State), Holton Hill (Texas), M.J. Stewart (North Carolina), Michael Joseph (Dubuque), Grant Haley (Penn State), Siran Neal (Jacksonville State).

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