College Football Playoff

2017 Top NFL Draft Prospects

Victoria Barnett

By Victoria Barnett

February 3, 2017

CFP Nat Champ 2016_5-4.jpgThe NFL Draft is one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year, and this year will be no different.

Over the last few years, we’ve followed the top players in the nation, seen them win conference championships and witnessed some of them even win national titles. We’ve seen their best games and we’ve seen their worst games. Now, we are about to see them drafted into the NFL.

Who will make the cut? Let’s take a look at the top NFL Draft prospects for 2017. View the top 10 overall prospects followed by prospects broken down by position.

Overall Rankings (Top 10)

Rank

Player

Position

Pos. Rank

School

Class

Height

Weight

1

Myles Garrett

DE

1

Texas A&M

Jr

6-4

268

2

Jonathan Allen

DT

1

Alabama

Sr

6-3

291

3

Solomon Thomas

DE

2

Stanford

rSo

6-2

275

4

Malik Hooker

FS

1

Ohio State

rSo

6-2

205

5

Dalvin Cook

RB

1

Florida State

Jr

5-11

206

6

Jamal Adams

SS

1

LSU

Jr

6-0

211

7

Reuben Foster

ILB

1

Alabama

Sr

6-1

236

8

Mike Williams

WR

1

Clemson

rJr

6-3

225

9

Leonard Fournette

RB

2

LSU

Jr

6-1

230

10

Marshon Lattimore

CB

1

Ohio State

rSo

6-0

195

 

Draft Prospects By Position

Quarterbacks

1. DeShone Kizer, Notre Dame

2. Deshaun Watson, Clemson

3. Mitch Trubisky, North Carolina

4. Brad Kaaya, Miami

5. Patrick Mahomes, Texas Tech

 

Running Backs

1. Leonard Fournette, LSU

2. Dalvin Cook, Florida State

3. Christian McCaffrey, Stanford

4. D'Onta Foreman, Texas

5 (tie). Alvin Kamara, Tennessee

5 (tie). Joe Mixon, Oklahoma

Wide Receivers

1. Mike Williams, Clemson

2. John Ross, Washington

3. Corey Davis, Western Michigan

4. JuJu Smith-Schuster, USC

5 (tie). Isaiah Ford, Virginia Tech

5 (tie). Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma

Tight Ends

1. O.J. Howard, Alabama

2. Jake Butt, Michigan

3. David Njoku, Miami

4. Evan Engram, Ole Miss

5 (tie). Jordan Leggett, Clemson

5 (tie). Bucky Hodges, Virginia Tech

Offensive Tackles

1. Cam Robinson, Alabama

2. Ryan Ramczyk, Wisconsin

3. Roderick Johnson, Florida State

4. Garett Bolles, Utah

5. Dion Dawkins, Temple

 

Offensive Guards/Centers

1. Dan Feeney, Indiana

2. Ethan Pocic, LSU

3. Forrest Lamp, Western Kentucky

4. Pat Elflein, Ohio State

5. Dorian Johnson, Pittsburgh

 

Defensive Ends

1. Myles Garrett, Texas A&M

2. Jonathan Allen, Alabama

3. Derek Barnett, Tennessee

4. Solomon Thomas, Stanford

5. Taco Charlton, Michigan

Defensive Tackles

1. Malik McDowell, Michigan State

2. Chris Wormley, Michigan

3. Caleb Brantley, Florida

4. Carlos Watkins, Clemson

5. Elijah Qualls, Washington

Outside Linebackers

1. Tim Williams, Alabama

2. Takkarist McKinley, UCLA

3. Zach Cunningham, Vanderbilt

4. Ryan Anderson, Alabama

5. Devonte Fields, Louisville

Inside Linebackers

1. Reuben Foster, Alabama

2. Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State

3. Jarrad Davis, Florida

4. Kendell Beckwith, LSU

5. Anthony Walker, Northwestern

Cornerbacks

1. Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State

2. Marlon Humphrey, Alabama

3. Sidney Jones, Washington

4. Teez Tabor, Florida

5. Quincy Wilson, Florida

Safeties

1. Malik Hooker, Ohio State

2. Jamal Adams, LSU

3. Jabrill Peppers, Michigan

4. Marcus Williams, Utah

5. Justin Evans, Texas A&M

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