2015 Draft Reaction Blog, Day 3

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2015 Draft Reaction Blog, Day 3

2015-draft-reaction-blog-d3Welcome back to the PFF Draft Reaction blog. Over the last two days we’ve covered rounds one, two and three. Now we’ve reached the stage where most of the big name prospects have gone, but there is still plenty of talent available. This is the day where the best organizations separate themselves from the rest. As ever we’re going to give analysis on every single pick after our grading process ran the rule over 870 FBS games in the 2014 season.

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Round 7:

256. Arizona Cardinals

Gerald Christian, TE, Louisville

Dropped just 1 of 34 catchable passes for a 2.94 Drop Rate. Sixth-best in this TE class.

255. Indianapolis Colts

D Good, OG, Mars Hill

Mars Hill did not play a game against an FBS school.

254. San Francisco 49ers

Rory Anderson, TE, South Carolina

1.48 Yards per Route Run versus Power 5 Teams. Tied No.16 among all draft-eligible tight ends.

253. New England Patriots

Xzavier Dickson, ED, Alabama

Dickson had the sixth-best Pass Rushing Productivity (6.9) in conference play among draft-eligible 4-3 ends from the SEC.

252. Denver Broncos

Josh Furman, LB, Oklahoma State

Furman had 6 sacks, and 17 total pressures gave him an 18.3 Pass Rushing Productivity, 12th in this class of 4-3 OLBs.

251. Denver Broncos

Taurean Nixon, CB, Tulane

Nixon lined up over the slot on 82.1% of his snaps in coverage.

250. Denver Broncos

Trevor Siemian, QB, Northwestern

Siemian had an adjusted accuracy of 68.9% 73rd out of 135 qualifying quarterback.

249. Atlanta Falcons

Akeem King, S, San Jose State

Akeem King missed made 56 tackles and missed four tackles all season.

248. Seattle Seahawks

Ryan Smith-Murphy, S, Oregon State

Murphy graded positively in both run defense and coverage in Pac-12 play.

247, New England Patriots

Darryl Roberts, CB, Marshall

Third-best coverage grade for non-Power 5 eligible CBs.

246. Dallas Cowboys

Geoff Swaim, TE, Texas

Swaim had the 7th highest run blocking grade against power five teams.

245. Tennessee Titans

Tre McBride, WR, William & Mary

McBride generated 4.13 Yards per Route Run against Virginia Tech.

244. San Francisco 49ers

Trenton Brown, G, Florida

Brown had the highest run blocking grade among SEC guards in this class.

243. Dallas Cowboys

Laurence Gibson, OT, Virginia Tech

Gibson had the third-best run block grade for ACC draft-eligible LTs.

242. Oakland Raiders

Dexter McDonald, CB, Kansas

McDonald only allowed 47.6% of passes thrown to his coverage to be completed.

241. Cleveland Browns

Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon

Best Coverage Snaps/Target (7.3) for eligible CBs from the Pac-12.

240. Detroit Lions

Corey Robinson, OT, South Carolina

Robinson had the second-best Pass Blocking Efficiency (97.4) for eligible SEC LTs.

239. Pittsburgh Steelers

Gerald Holliman, S, Louisville

Power 5 QBs throwing into Holliman’s coverage were limited to a 39.7 passer rating, the sixth-lowest mark in the class.

238. Cincinnati Bengals

Mario Alford, WR, West Virginia

Alford led all Big 12 WRs in this class with 7.3 yards after catch/reception. As a Kick Returner Alford averaged 24.4 yards per return and 2 touchdowns.

237. Philadelphia Eagles

Brian Mihalik, ED, Boston College

Mihalik ranked second among draft-eligible 4-3 ends in the ACC with a 6.8 Run Stop Percentage in conference play.

236. Dallas Cowboys

Mark Nzeocha, LB, Wyoming

Nzeocha’s 19 coverage snaps per reception ranks first among all draft-eligible 4-3 OLBs in the MWC.

235. Houston Texans

Kenny Hilliard, RB, LSU

On limited carries, Hilliard had a 41.0 Elusive Rating, forcing 15 missed tackles and rushing for an average of 2.57 yards after contact/attempt.

234. Buffalo Bills

Dezmin Lewis, WR, Central Arkansas

Lewis had 2.76 Yards per Route Run against Texas Tech.

233. Kansas City Chiefs

Da’Ron Brown, WR, Northern Illionis

Brown was second among MAC WRs in this class with 2.59 Yards per Route Run.

232. Minnesota Vikings

Edmond Robinson, LB, Newberry

Robinson had one tackle and one assist in 20 snaps in the Shrine Game.

231. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Joey Iosefa, FB, Hawaii

Iosefa had the fourth-highest blocking grade in this RB class.

230. New Orleans Saints

Marcus Murphy, RB, Missouri

Murphy finished eighth among draft-eligible backs with a 58.6 Elusive Rating against Power 5 opponents.

229. Jacksonville Jaguars

Ben Koyack, TE, Notre Dame

Koyack was in pass protection against Power 5 opponents more often than any other TE in this class. He only allowed three pressures for a 97.4 Pass Blocking Efficiency score.

228. Minnesota Vikings

Austin Shepard, OT, Alabama

Shepherd had the second-best Pass Blocking Efficiency (98.0) for SEC RTs with no hits allowed.

227. St. Louis Rams

Martin Ifedi, DI, Memphis

Ifedi had the fourth-best Pass Rush Productivity (11.5), and seventh-best Run Stop Percentage (8.4) among 3-4 DEs in this class.

226. New York Giants

Bobby Hart, OT, Florida State

Hart had the third-best run-blocking grade for eligible RTs from the ACC.

225. Atlanta Falcons

Jake Rodgers ,OT, Eastern Washington

Rodgers conceded just one hurry against Washington for a 98.1 Pass Blocking Efficiency.

224. St. Louis Rams

Bryce Hager, LB, Baylor

Hager made 47 defensive stops, second most among 4-3 OLB prospects

223. New York Jets

Deon Simon, DI, Northwestern State

Simon had five stops and a 9.6 Run Stop Percentage on 53 run snaps against FBS schools.

222. Washington Redskins

Andy Reiter, C, USF

Reiter allowed 0 sacks or hits last season finished with a 98.5 PBE, 18th for centers in draft class.

221. Oakland Raiders

Andre Debose, WR, Florida

Debose played 38 snaps last season, was targeted five times last season with one dropped pass. 12.5 avg on punt returns (with a td) and a 26.3 avg on kickoff returns.

220. Jacksonville Jaguars

Neal Sterling, WR, Monmouth

Monmouth played no games against FBS school last season.

219. Cleveland Browns

Hayes Pullard, LB, USC

Pullard had the seventh-best defensive run grade among all draft-eligible ILBs.

218. Oakland Raiders

Anthony Morris, OT, Tennessee State

Tennessee State played no games against FBS school last season.

Round 6:

217. Kansas City Chiefs

Rakeem Nunez-Roches, DI, Southern Miss

Nunez-Roches had the second-highest run defense grade for non-Power 5 eligible DTs.

216. Houston Texans

Chris Covington, DI, Rice

Covington had the seventh-highest overall grade for non-Power 5 defensive tackles in this class.

215. St. Louis Rams

Cody Wichmann, OG, Fresno State

Wichmann allowed just three pressures in 158 pass blocking snaps against teams from Power 5 conferences.

214. Seattle Seahwaks

Kristjan Sokoll, DI, Buffalo

Sokoli’s five batted passes were tied for the most in this interior defender class.

213. Green Bay Packers

Kennard Backman, TE, UAB

Backman was second among non-Power 5 TEs in this class, with 2.18 Yards per Route Run.

212. Pittsburgh Steelers

Anthony Chickillo, DI, Miami (Fla.)

Chickillo tied for the eighth-best pass rush grade in eligible 3-4 DEs against Power 5 opponents.

211. Houston Texans

Reshard Cliett, ED, USF

Cliett rushed the passer on 57.4% of all his passing snaps. On those 132 snaps Cliett recorded 19 total pressures.

210. Green Bay Packers

Christian Ringo, DI, Louisiana-Lafayette

Ringo was the highest graded interior defender in this class outside of the Power 5 conferences.

209. Seattle Seahawks

Obum Gwacham, ED, Oregon State

Gwacham had a 7.2 Pass Rushing Productivity score against power five teams, 22nd highest for 4-3 Defensive Ends.

208. Tennessee Titans

Andy Gallik, C, Boston College

Gallik had a positive pass blocking grade against ACC opponents.

207. Indianapolis Colts

Amarlo Herrera, LB, Georgia

Herrera earned the third-highest overall grade among all draft-eligible SEC ILBs and was the only SEC prospect to grade positively in all three aspects of play.

206. Green Bay Packers

Aaron Ripkowski, FB, Oklahoma

Ripkowski had the fourth-highest overall grade against Power 5 teams among FBs, finishing in the Top 3 as a receiver and blocker.

205. Indianapolis Colts

Josh Robinson, RB, Mississippi State

Robinson posted a 94.2 Elusive Rating, the second-best mark in this class.

204. Baltimore Ravens

Darren Waller, TE, Georgia Tech

Waller had 0 drops from 26 catchable receptions in 2014.

203. Denver Broncos

Darius Kilgo, DI, Maryland

Kilgo’s 25 stops against Power 5 teams was third-most among draft-eligible interior defenders from the Big Ten.

202. New England Patriots

A.J. Derby, TE, Arkansas

Derby was second in the TE class with 3.13 Yards per Route Run versus Power 5 Teams.

201. St. Louis Rams

Bud Sasser, WR, Missouri

Sasser had only two drops from 78 catchable passes, eighth-best in this WR class.

200. Detroit Lions

Quandre Diggs, CB, Texas

Diggs was fifth in this CB class, conceding 0.78 Yards per Cover Snap against Power 5 opponents.

199. Pittsburgh Steelers

Leterrius Walton, DI, Central Michigan

Walton had the second-best pass rush grade of the non-Power 5 defensive tackles in this class.

198. Cleveland Browns

Randall Telfer, TE, USC

Telfer was the 5th graded run blocking TE against power five teams.

197. Cincinnati Bengals

Derron Smith, S, Fresno State

Smith had the third-highest grade among non-Power 5 safeties, grading positively against both pass and run.

196. Philadelphia Eagles

Randall Evans, CB, Kansas State

Evans was the Big 12’s fourth-highest graded corner against Power 5 teams.

195. Cleveland Browns

Malcolm Johnson, TE, Mississippi State

Malcolm Johnson was lined up in the slot on 66.2% of his snaps, where he had a 1.10 Yards Per Route Run. 10th best for al draft Eligible TE.

194. Buffalo Bills

Nick O’Leary, TE, Florida State

O’Leary had a 1.55 Yards per Route Run versus Power 5 teams. Sixth-best among all draft-eligible tight ends.

193. Minnesota Vikings

B.J. Dubose, DI, Louisville

Dubose finished top-10 in both Pass Rushing Productivity (8.1) and Run Stop Percentage (6.9) for 3-4 DEs against Power 5 opponents.

192. San Diego Chargers

Darius Philon, DI, Arkansas

Philon’s 9.2 Pass Rushing Productivity in conference play led all SEC defensive interiors in this class.

191. Philadelphia Eagles

JaCorey Shepherd, CB, Kansas

With three interceptions and eleven pass break ups, Shepherd held opposing QBs to a passer rating of 53.0.

190. San Francisco 49ers

Ian Silberman, OG, Boston College

Silberman was tied for second-fewest QB hurries allowed by eligible ACC LTs.

189. Cleveland Browns

Charles Gaines, CB, Louisville

Gaines averaged 15.4 cover snaps per reception against Power 5 opponents, sixth-best in this CB class.

188. Buffalo Bills

Tony Stewart, LB, Clemson

When he lined up at ILB Tony Steward had a 23.0 Tackling Efficiency against the run against Power 5 teams, 9th among ILBs in this class.

187. Washington Redskins

Evan Spencer, WR, Ohio State

Spencer graded positively as a run blocker and blocking in the passing game.

186. New York Giants

Geremy Davis, WR, UConn

Out of the 44 catchable balls thrown to Davis, he dropped none, tying for the best drop rate in the country.

185. Minnesota Vikings

Tyrus Thompson, OT, Oklahamoa

Thompson had the second-highest run block grade for Big 12 LTs.

184. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kaelin Clay, WR, Utah

Clay ran 89.4% of his routes from the slot, with 1.16 yards per route run from the slot, 47th out 79 eligible players.

183. Chicago Bears

Tayo Fabuluje, OT, TCU

Fabuluje had the best Pass Blocking Efficiency (97.2) for eligible LTs from the Big-12.

182. Washington Redskins

Tevin Mitchell, CB, Arkansas

Mitchell allowed 0.98 yards per coverage snap from the slot, ranked 17th out 49 players in this years draft.

181. Washington Redskins

Kyshoen Jarrett, S, Virginia Tech

Jarrett held Power 5 QBs to a 27.2 passer rating on throws into his coverage, the second-best mark in the class.

180. Jacksonville Jaguars

Michael Bennett, DI, Ohio State

Bennett led all DTs in this class with 40 total pressures against Power 5 teams.

179. Oakland Raiders

Max Valles, ED, Virigina

Valles generated more total pressures from the left (37) than any other edge linebacker in this class.

178. New England Patriots

Matthew Wells, LB, Mississippi State

Wells had the 4th highest overall grade for 4-3 OLB in the draft class. 18th best for all overall off the ball linebackers.

177. Tennessee Titans

Deiontrez Mount, ED, Louisville

Mount ranked 23rd in PRP against power five teams with a 10.2 Pass Rushing Productivity score.

Round 5:

176. Baltimore Ravens

Robert Myers, OG, Tennessee State

Myers, who transferred to Tennessee State from LSU, has experience at both G and T, but is expected to play inside as a pro. He didn’t face FBS opposition is 2014.

175. Houston Texans

Keith Mumphery, WR, Michigan State

When the ball was thrown to Mumphrey, his quarterbacks had a QB rating of 114.0, third-best among Big Ten WRs in this class.

174. Carolina Panthers

Cameron Artis-Payne, RB, Auburn

Artis-Payne had the fourth-highest Elusive Rating (72.8) against the Power 5 conferences among the RB class.

173. Kansas City Chiefs

James O’Shaughnessy, TE, Illinois State

O’Shaughnessy, a former-basketball player, didn’t face FBS opposition in 2014.

172. Kansas City Chiefs

D.J. Alexander, LB, Oregon State

Alexander had the second-highest run defense grade against power 5 teams among Pac-12 off-ball LBs in this class.

171. Baltimore Ravens

Nick Boyle, TE, Delaware

Boyle graded negatively as a run blocker against Pitt, his sole game against an FBS opponent in 2014.

170. Seattle Seahawks

Tye Smith, CB, Towson

Smith graded positively in coverage against West Virginia, the only FBS opposition he faced in 2014, conceding 1.48 Yards per Cover Snap and a 96.8 QB Rating on throws into his coverage.

169. Carolina Panthers

David Mayo, LB, Texas State

Mayo was sixth in this 4-3 OLB class with a 10.8 Run Stop Percentage.

168. Detroit Lions

Michael Burton, FB, Rutgers

Burton was the highest-graded fullback in college football in 2014 against Power 5 opponents.

167. New Orleans Saints

Damian Swann, CB, Georgia

Swann had the third-highest overall grade in this corner class against Power 5 teams, his 23 defensive stops tied for second among SEC CBs

166. New England Patriots

Joe Cardona, LS, Navy

Our own Gordon McGuinness is a fan of Cardona, feeling he will be one of the better long snappers in the league from the get go.

165. San Francisco 49ers

Bradley Pinion, P, Clemson

Pinion’s maximum hang time of 5.18 seconds was the fourth-best among FBS punters in this class.

164. Denver Broncos

Lorenzo Doss, CB, Tulane

Doss only allowed 47.1% of passes thrown to his coverage to be completed, the twelfth-best among corners.

163. Dallas Cowboys

Ryan Russell, ED, Purdue

Against Power 5 opponents, Russell’s 15.6 Pass Rushing Productivity from the left was third-best for eligible 4-3 DEs.

162. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kenny Bell, WR, Nebraska

Bell’s 2.95 Yards per Route Run was ninth-best in this WR class, and he ranked second as a run blocker.

161. Oakland Raiders

Neiron Ball, OLB, Florida

Ball had the second-highest overall grade, and coverage grade among draft-eligible SEC LBs.

160. Pittsburgh Steelers

Jesse James, TE, Penn State

James graded positively as a run blocker in Big Ten play. However his 0.75 Yards per Route Run in conference play only ranked seventh among draft-eligible Big Ten TEs.

159. Arizona Cardinals

J.J. Nelson, WR, UAB

Nelson was second in this class of C-USA WRs with 2.41 Yards per Route Run, and had the fourth-most deep targets (19).

158. Arizona Cardinals

Shaquille Riddick, DE, West Virginia

Riddick had 19 total pressures and a 7.5 Pass Rushing Productivity in conference play, the best for Big 12 3-4 DEs in this class.

157. Cincinnati Bengals

C.J. Uzomah, TE, Auburn

Uzomah graded positively as both a receiver and blocker in SEC Play.

156. Miami Dolphins

Tony Lippett, WR, Michigan State

Lippett’s 3.65 Yards per Route Run ranked 4th among WRs in draft class. Lippett played corner in three games, breaking up four of the nine passes that came his way.

155. Buffalo Bills

Karlos Williams, RB, Florida State

Williams ranked second among the ACC backs in this class with 2.66 yards after contact/attempt.

154. New Orleans Saints

Tyeler Davison, DI, Fresno State

Fresno State NT Davison, had 27 total pressures and the seventh-highest Pass Rushing Productivity (6.3) among the non-Power 5 interior defenders in this class.

153. San Diego Chargers

Kyle Emanuel ED North Dakota State

Emanuel had two sacks and seven total pressures in 36 pass rush snaps against Iowa State for a 16.0 Pass Rushing Productivity score, all from the right.

152. New York Jets

Jarvis Harrison, OG, Texas A&M

Harrison had the third-best run blocking grade among draft-eligible LGs from the SEC. Was stronger in the run game than in pass protection.

151. Indianapolis Colts

David Parry, DI, Stanford

Stanford NT David Parry reunites with Henry Anderson, as the Colts strengthen their defensive line options. Against Power 5 teams, Parry tied for sixth-best in this DT class in both Pass Rushing Productivity (8.5) and Run Stop Rate (8.8).

150. Miami Dolphins

Cedric Thompson, FS, Minnesota

Thompson’s 8.6 Run Stop Percentage while playing in the box, was tied for seventh-best against Power 5 opponents in this safety class.

149. Miami Dolphins

Jay Ajayi, RB, Boise State

Medical concerns may have caused Ajayi to slide, but he was one of the most dynamic runners in college in 2014. He forced 61 missed tackles and ran for 3.35 yards after contact/attempt in 2014, both of which rank in the Top 10 in this RB class. While as a receiver, Ajayi caught 50 passes for 535 yards, 488 of which came after catch, all three marks were the best in this class.

148. New Orleans Saints

Davis Tull, ED, Tennessee-Chattanooga

Tull generated eight total pressures against Central Michigan and Tennessee for an 11.6 Pass Rushing Productivity score

147. Green Bay Packers

Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA

Hundley tops the class with a 76.9 Accuracy Percentage against Power 5 opponents

146. Minnesota Vikings

Stefon Diggs, WR, Maryland

Diggs led all WRs in this class with 9.3 yards after catch/reception against Power 5 teams

145. Miami Dolphins

Bobby McCain, CB, Memphis

Over the final eight weeks of the season, McCain was our third-highest graded corner

144. New York Giants

Mykkele Thompson, CB, Texas

Thompson was 11th-ranked in this CB class with a 12.6 Tackling Efficiency rating.

143. Minnesota Vikings

MyCole Pruitt, TE, Southern Illinois

Only played one game against an FBS opponent. Gained 109 yards on six receptions from the slot against Purdue.

142. Chicago Bears

Adrian Amos, S, Penn State

Amos held Power 5 QBs to a 19.2 passer rating on throws into his coverage (3.3 QB rating when covering the slot), the best mark in the class.

141. Washington Redskins

Martrell Spaight, LB, Arkansas

Spaight had the fourth-highest Run Stop Rate (12.2) against Power 5 opponents in this ILB class

140. Oakland Raiders

Ben Heeney, LB, Kansas

Terrific athlete which was evident in coverage, but missed 23 tackles last season (including Shrine game). His 6.2 Tackling Efficiency rating would have been the second-worst mark among NFL inside linebackers last season.

139. Jacksonville Jaguars

Rashad Greene, WR, Florida State

Greene forced 17 missed tackles, fifth-best in this WR class.

138. Tennessee Titans

David Cobb, RB, Minnesota

Forced at least two missed tackles in every game last season.

137. Atlanta Falcons

Grady Jarrett, DI, Clemson

Incredible value to start the fifth round. Jarrett ranked third in overall grade among defensive interior players while leading the position in both Pass Rushing Productivity (9.9) and Run Stop Percentage (13.2%) against Power 5 opponents.

Round 4:

136. Baltimore Ravens

Tray Walker, CB, Texas Southern

Didn’t face any FBS opposition in 2014, so not someone we graded. Walker is a big corner, who picked up four interceptions last season.

135. Cincinnati Bengals

Marcus Hardison, ED, Arizona State

Our 64th overall graded edge defender, Hardison picked up 38 defensive stops in run defense to go with 34 combined pressures (including the Senior Bowl).

134. Seattle Seahawks

Mark Glowinski, OG, West Virginia

Saw the third-most snaps of any FBS guard last season while grading better as a screen blocker than any of his peers in the Big-12.

133. Denver Broncos

Max Garcia, C, Florida

Garcia didn’t allow a sack all season, finishing with a 98.7 Pass Blocking Efficiency rating, eighth-best in the class

132. San Francisco 49ers

Deandre Smelter, WR, Georgia Tech

Another Georgia Tech player, Smelter’s 4.36 Yards per Route Run in 2014 led all draft-eligible receivers.

131. New England Patriots

Shaq Mason, OG, Georgia Tech

Second-highest run block grade among draft-eligible guards.

130. Seattle Seahawks

Terry Poole, OT, San Diego State

Our second-highest graded LT from non-Power 5 schools. Better as a run blocker than in pass protection.

129. Green Bay Packers

Jake Ryan, LB, Michigan

Among the better players at stacking linemen at the second level, Ryan had a third-ranked 13.8 Run Stop Percentage against Power 5 opponents.

128. Oakland Raiders

Jon Feliciano, OG, Miami

Spent time at both tackle and guard, finishing with the third-best Pass Blocking Efficiency rating (98.3) among draft-eligible guards in the ACC.

127. Dallas Cowboys

Damien Wilson, LB, Minnesota

Graded positively defending the pass after being targeted once very 13.4 snaps in coverage, the fourth-lowest rate among this class of Big 10 linebackers. Will have to improve taking on blocks at the second level in run defense.

126. San Francisco 49ers

Mike Davis, RB, South Carolina

Tenth ranked rushing grade against Power 5 opponents. Will also provide value in the passing game after gaining 1.67 Yards per Route Run – only two players ranked ahead of him there.

125. Baltimore Ravens

Javorius Allen, RB, USC

Allen was fourth in this RB class with 1.73 Yards per Route Run against Power 5 teams

124. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kwon Alexander, LB, LSU

Alexander’s 31 defensive stops are tied for the most among all draft-eligible SEC 4-3 OLBs

123. Cleveland Browns

Vince Mayle, WR, Washington State

Mayle tied for third in this WR class with 8.3 yards after catch/reception against Power 5 teams, forcing a class leading 24 missed tackles. As Sam Monson wrote here, Mayle has talent to work with.

122. Baltimore Ravens

Za’Darius Smith, DI, Kentucky

Smith’s 16 defensive stops in conference play were tied for second-most of all draft-eligible interior defenders from the SEC.

121. Pittsburgh Steelers

Doran Grant, CB, Ohio State

Against Power 5 opponents, Grant held QBs to a passer rating of only 48.0, the second-best mark among corners in this class

120. Cincinnati Bengals

Josh Shaw, CB, USC

Shaw started only two games last season, but made 8 tackles and 3 defensive stops in the Holiday Bowl.

119. St. Louis Rams

Andrew Donnal, OT, Iowa

Donnal was the second-highest graded right tackle in the Big 10, with positive grades as both a pass protector and a run blocker

118. Kansas City Chiefs

Ramik Wilson, OLB, Georgia

Wilson’s 40 defensive stops were tied for second most of any SEC ILB.

117. San Francisco 49ers

Blake Bell, TE, Oklahoma

Bell ran 53.9% of his routes from the slot, where he had 9 catches of 98 yards and 1 Touchdown.

116 St. Louis Rams

Rodney Gunter, DT, Delware State

Gunter only played 14 snaps against FBS opposition (Temple).

115. Cleveland Browns

Ibraheim Campbell, S, Northwestern

At his best against the run, Campbell had only one negative grade in run defense all season.

114. Miami Dolphins

Jamil Douglas, OT, Arizona State

Douglas had the second-best run blocking grade for eligible LTs from the Pac-12.

113. Detroit Lions

Gabe Wright, DT, Auburn

Wright had a 5.4 Pass Rushing Productivity, with a 17 total pressure, fourth-highest for eligible SEC DTs.

112. Washington Redskins

Arie Kouandjio, OG, Alabama

Kouandjio was third in this OG class with a 98.8 Pass Blocking Efficiency, giving up zero sacks.

111. New England Patriots

Tre Jackson, OG, Flordia State

Jackson finished with the sixth-best Pass Blocking Efficiency (97.7) among draft-eligible ACC OGs.

110. Minnesota Vikings

T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh

Clemmings was the highest graded Tackle in run blocking last season.

109. Indianapolis Colts

Clayton Geathers S, UCF

Geathers had 5 passes defensed, tied for most among eligible non-Power 5 safeties.

108. Tennessee Titans

Jalston Flower FB, Alabama

Flower played on 470 snaps last season and was the 6th highest graded fullback, grading positively as a run blocking and as a pass catcher.

107. Atlanta Falcons

Justin Hardy, WR, East Carolina
Ranked second in this class with 76 receptions and 974 yards from the slot.

106. Chicago Bears

Jeremy Langford, RB, Michigan State
Langford forced at least three missed tackles in six games while gaining an average of 3.1 yards after contact against Power 5 teams, ninth-most in this class. He graded negatively as a blocker and receiver.

105. Washington Redskins

Jamison Crowder, WR, Duke
Doesn’t offer much as a blocker, but an elusive receiver with 11 forced missed tackles last season. He also ranked sixth among ACC receivers after gaining 2.31 Yards per Route Run.

104. Jacksonville Jaguars

James Sample, S, Louisville
Should bolster the Jaguars back end on passing plays. Sample was our highest-graded safety in coverage last season, getting his hands on 12 passes and holding opposing passers to a 33.1 QB rating.

103. New York Jets

Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor
Petty excelled on deep passes, leading the class with 1214 yards there against Power 5 opponents and a class-high 20 total touchdowns.

102. Carolina Panthers

Daryl Williams, OT, Oklahoma
Carolina adds to its offensive line perhaps a bit later than expected. Williams finished the season as our third-highest graded RT and didn’t allow a sack in 11 games against Power 5 opponents.

101. New England Patriots

Trey Flowers, ED, Arkansas
The rich get richer. Our highest-graded edge defender last season (second when including underclassmen) finally comes off the board to New England. Flowers had a position-high 14.2 Pass Rushing Productivity against Power 5 opponents.

100. Tennessee Titans

Angelo Blackson, DI, Auburn
Interesting player who saw just 422 snaps last season. Better against the run than rushing, he finished with 14 defensive stops, but his 3.4% Run Stop Percentage ranked 80th in this class of defensive interior players.


  • GBPFan

    Brett Hundley hopefully helps the defense prepare better for Option/Fast QBs.