NFL Draft 2015: Top 5 for Each Offensive Position


When looking to rank players for the upcoming NFL Draft, I try and look at several different aspects: college production, size, character/injury concerns, competition, how teammates effected them, team leader, and football IQ.  Like all NFL teams, I am trying to rank how these guys are going to fit in the pro game. They might have been dominate in college, but the question is, how does their body, brains, and ability transfer to the NFL?

Every year we see guys fall or rise during the draft, and every year we see some unknown, seventh-round selection make a roster and starting games.  You never truly know how a player will adjust to the pro game and if the drafting team is the best fit for him. Here is a look at my initial offensive position rankings.


1. Jameis Winston, Florida State
3. Bryce Petty, Baylor
2. Marcus Mariota, Oregon
4. Brett Hundley, UCLA
5. Garrett Grayson, Colorado State

Running Back

1. Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
2. Todd Gurley, Georgia
3. Jay Ajayi, Bosie State
4. Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
5. Tevin Coleman, Indiana

Wide Receiver

1. Kevin White, West Virginia
2. Amari Cooper, Alabama
3. Devante Parker, Louisville
4. Jaelen Strong, Arizona State
5. Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri

Tight End

1. Maxx Williams, Minnesota
2. Clive Walford, Miami (Fla.)
3. Nick O’Leary, Florida State
4. Tyler Kroft, Rutgers
5. Ben Koyack, Notre Dame

Interior Offensive Linemen

1. Brandon Scherff, Iowa (like Mike Mayock, I too feel Scherff fits at guard).
2. Cameron Erving, Florida State
3. A.J. Cann, South Carolina
4. Tre’ Jackson, Florida State
5. Laken Tomlinson, Duke

Offensive Tackle

1. Andrus Peat, Stanford
2. T.J. Clemmings, Pittsburgh
3. La’El Collins, LSU
4. Ereck Flowers, Miami (Fla.)
5. Daryl Williams, Oklahoma

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