Sobo's Final Position Rankings


Posted Apr 25, 2009


OBR's draft analyst lets fly as the draft clock ticks down...

 

 

2009 Positional Rankings

Quarterbacks
  1. Matthew Stafford, Georgia
  2. Mark Sanchez, USC
  3. Josh Freeman, Kansas State
  4. Nate Davis, Ball State
  5. Pat White, West Virginia
  6. Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston State
  7. Hunter Cantwell, Louisville
  8. Graham Harrell, Texas Tech
  9. Brian Hoyer, Michigan State
  10. Stephen McGee, Texas A&M
  11. Brian Johnson, Utah
  12. Tom Brandstater, Fresno State
  13. Curtis Painter, Purdue
  14. Jason Boltus, Hartwick
  15. Cullen Harper, Clemson
  16. Willie Tuitama, Arizona
  17. Mike Teel, Rutgers
  18. Chase Daniel, Missouri
  19. Mike Reilly, Central Washington
  20. Chase Holbrook, New Mexico State
  21. Rudy Carpenter, Arizona State
  22. David Johnson, Tulane
  23. Chris Pizzotti, Harvard
  24. Drew Willy, Buffalo
  25. Joe Ganz, Nebraska
  26. CJ Bacher, Northwestern
  27. John Parker Wilson, Alabama
  28. Nathan Brown, Central Arkansas
  29. Nate Longshore, California
  30. Tyler Lorenzen, Connecticut
  31. Todd Boeckman, Ohio State
  32. Chase Patton, Missouri
  33. Sean Glennon, Virginia Tech
  34. Gary Rogers, Washington State

Running Backs

  1. Knowshon Moreno, Georgia
  2. Chris Wells, Ohio State
  3. Donald Brown, Connecticut
  4. Shonn Greene, Iowa
  5. Rashad Jennings, Liberty
  6. LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh
  7. Javon Ringer, Michigan State
  8. Andre Brown, North Carolina State
  9. Cedric Peerman, Virginia
  10. Kory Sheets, Purdue
  11. Marlon Lucky, Nebraska
  12. Glenn Coffee, Alabama
  13. Ian Johnson, Boise State
  14. James Davis, Clemson
  15. Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon
  16. Gartrell Johnson, Colorado State
  17. Javarris Williams, Tennessee State
  18. Mike Goodson, Texas A&M
  19. Devin Moore, Wyoming
  20. Arian Foster, Tennessee
  21. Antone Smith, Florida State
  22. Aaron Brown, TCU
  23. PJ Hill, Wisconsin
  24. Tyrell Sutton, Northwestern
  25. Chris Ogbonnaya, Texas
  26. Bernard Scott, Abilene Christian
  27. Josh Vaughan, Richmond
  28. Marcus Thigpen, Indiana
  29. Mike Davis, South Carolina
  30. Khalil Bell, UCLA
  31. Anthony Kimble, Stanford
  32. Mark Hafner, Houston
  33. Keegan Herring, Arizona State
  34. Brad Lester, Auburn
  35. Ontario Sneed, Central Michigan
  36. Kyle Bell, Colorado State
  37. Branden Ore, West Liberty State
  38. Larod Stephens-Howling, Pittsburgh

Fullbacks

  1. Quinn Johnson, LSU
  2. Jason Cook, Mississippi
  3. Brannan Southerland, Georgia
  4. Tony Fiametta, Syracuse
  5. Chris Pressley, Wisconsin
  6. Eric Kettani, Navy
  7. Marcus Mailei, Weber State
  8. Brock Bolen, Louisville
  9. Will Ta’ufo’ou Cal
  10. Fu Vakapuna, BYU
  11. Asaph Schwapp, Notre Dame
  12. Colin Mooney, Army
  13. Javorskie Lane, Texas A&M
Wide Receivers

  1. Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech
  2. Jeremy Maclin, Missouri
  3. Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina
  4. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Maryland
  5. Percy Harvin, Florida
  6. Kenny Britt, Rutgers
  7. Louis Murphy, Florida
  8. Jarrett Dillard, Rice
  9. Brian Robiskie, Ohio State
  10. Mike Thomas, Arizona
  11. Quan Cosby, Texas
  12. Juaquin Iglesias, Oklahoma
  13. Mohamed Massaquoi, Georgia
  14. Demetrius Byrd, LSU
  15. Kenny McKinley, South Carolina
  16. Derrick Williams, Penn State
  17. Mike Wallace, Mississippi
  18. Ramses Barden, Cal-Poly
  19. Patrick Turner, USC
  20. Austin Collie, BYU
  21. Brandon Gibson, Washington State
  22. Deon Butler, Penn State
  23. Johnny Knox, Abilene Christian
  24. JaMarko Simmons, Western Michigan
  25. Brooks Foster, North Carolina
  26. Dominique Edison, Stephen F. Austin
  27. Marko Mitchell, Nevada
  28. Andrew Means, Indiana
  29. Kevin Ogletree, Virginia
  30. Aaron Kelly, Clemson
  31. Tiquan Underwood, Rutgers
  32. Darius Passmore, Marshall
  33. Jaison Williams, Oregon
  34. Greg Carr, Florida State
  35. Manuel Johnson, Oklahoma
  36. Greg Orton, Purdue
  37. Brandon Tate, North Carolina
  38. Dominick Goodman, Cincinnati
  39. Taurus Johnson, South Florida
  40. Jordan Norwood, Penn State
  41. Jeremy Childs, Boise State
  42. Dudley Guice, Northwestern State
  43. Eron Riley, Duke
  44. Sammie Stroughter, Oregon State
  45. DJ Hernandez, Connecticut
  46. DJ Boldin, Wake Forest
  47. Nate Moore, Toledo
  48. Brian Hartline, Ohio State
  49. Brennan Marion, Tulsa
  50. Vinnie Perretta, Boise State
  51. Derek Kinder, Pittsburgh
  52. Dave Richmond, San Jose State
  53. Quentin Lawrence, McNeese State
  54. Nate Swift, Nebraska
  55. Tristan Davis, LSU
  56. George Smith, Vanderbilt
  57. Michael Jones, Arizona State
  58. Eric Peterman, Northwestern
  59. Pat Williams, Colorado

Tight Ends

  1. Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma State
  2. Jared Cook, South Carolina
  3. Chase Coffman, Missouri
  4. Shawn Nelson, Southern Mississippi
  5. James Casey, Rice
  6. Bear Pascoe, Fresno State
  7. Anthony Hill, North Carolina State
  8. John Phillips, Virginia
  9. Travis Beckum, Wisconsin
  10. Cornelius Ingram, Florida
  11. Cameron Morrah, California
  12. Dan Gronkowski, Maryland
  13. Jared Bronson, Central Washington
  14. Marquez Branson, Central Arkansas
  15. Robbie Agnone, Delaware
  16. Kory Sperry, Colorado State
  17. Eddie Williams, Idaho
  18. Davon Drew, East Carolina
  19. Ryan Purvis, Boston College
  20. Nick Walker, Alabama
  21. Travis McCall, Alabama
  22. Richard Quinn, North Carolina
  23. Darius Hill, Ball State
  24. Carson Butler Jr., Michigan
  25. Brandon Myers, Iowa
  26. Robert Myers, Utah State
  27. David Johnson, Arkansas State
  28. Zach Miller, Nebraska-Omaha
  29. Steve Brouse, Connecticut
  30. Rory Nichol, Ohio State
  31. Andrew Mooney, Ohio
  32. J’Nathan Bullock, Cleveland State

Offensive Tackles

  1. Jason Smith, Baylor
  2. Eugene Monroe, Virginia
  3. Michael Oher, Mississippi
  4. Andre Smith, Alabama
  5. Eben Britton, Arizona
  6. Phil Loadholt, Oklahoma
  7. Jamon Meredith, South Carolina
  8. William Beatty, Connecticut
  9. Fenuki Tupou, Oregon
  10. Jason Watkins, Florida
  11. Augustus Parrish, Kent State
  12. Andrew Gardener, Georgia Tech
  13. Lyndon Murtha, Nebraska
  14. Xavier Fulton, Illinois
  15. Gerald Cadogan, Penn State
  16. Sebastian Vollmer, Houston
  17. Andrew Hartline, Central Michigan
  18. Troy Kropog, Tulane
  19. Garrett Reynolds, North Carolina
  20. Dan Gay IV, Baylor
  21. Maurice Miller, Mississippi
  22. Alex Boone, Ohio State
  23. Ryan McKee, Southern Mississippi
  24. Brandon Braxton, Oklahoma
  25. Ryan Stanchek, West Virginia
  26. Joel Bell, Furman
  27. Kyle Link, McNeese State
  28. Andre Ramsey, Ball State
  29. Phil Trautwein, Florida
  30. Ryan Durand, Syracuse
  31. Khalil El-Amin, Cincinnati
  32. Colin Brown, Missouri
  33. Bobby Lepori, Fresno State
Guards

  1. Duke Robinson, Oklahoma
  2. Louis Vasquez, Texas Tech
  3. Trevor Canfield, Cincinnati
  4. Andy Levitre, Oregon State
  5. TJ Lang, Eastern Michigan
  6. Seth Olsen, Iowa
  7. Tyrone Green, Auburn
  8. Kraig Urbik, Wisconsin
  9. Cornelius Lewis, Tennessee State
  10. Jaime Thomas, Maryland
  11. Ray Feinga, BYU
  12. Greg Isdaner, West Virginia
  13. Brandon Walker, Oklahoma
  14. Robert Brewster, Ball State
  15. CJ Davis, Pittsburgh
  16. Andy Kemp, Wisconsin
  17. Cedric Dockery, Texas
  18. Travis Bright, BYU
  19. Herman Johnson, LSU
  20. George Bussey, Louisville
  21. Anthony Parker, Tennessee
  22. Matt Slauson, Nebraska
  23. Paul Fanaika, Arizona State
  24. Marlon Davis, Alabama
  25. Ramon Foster, Tennessee
  26. Jose Valdez, Arkansas
  27. Roger Allen, Missouri Western
  28. Richard Ohrnberger, Penn State
  29. Jeff Neidermeier, Buffalo
  30. JD Quinn, Montana
  31. Andrew Woodruff, Boise State
  32. Roland Martin, Michigan State
  33. Michael Turkovich, Notre Dame
  34. Scott Burley, Maryland
  35. Jeremy Perry, Oregon State
  36. Steve Rehring, Ohio State

Centers

  1. Alex Mack, California
  2. Max Unger, Oregon
  3. Eric Wood, Louisville
  4. Antoine Caldwell, Alabama
  5. Cecil Newton, Tennessee State
  6. AQ Shipley, Penn State
  7. Jonathan Luigs, Arkansas
  8. Robbie Felix, UTEP
  9. Jon Cooper, Oklahoma
  10. Dallas Reynolds, BYU
  11. Brett Helms, LSU
  12. Robert Bruggeman, Iowa
  13. Juan Garcia, Washington
  14. Edwin Williams, Maryland
  15. Dominic Green, Nevada
  16. Ryan Shuman, Virginia Tech
  17. Jacob Griffin, South Florida
  18. Alex Fletcher, Stanford
  19. Dan Gerberry, Ball State
  20. Blake Schlueter, TCU
  21. Jeff Byers, USC
  22. Shaun McDonald, Illinois
  23. Daniel Sanders, Colorado
  24. Mike Dent, West Virginia
  25. David Washington, Oklahoma State
  26. Colin Dow, Montana
  27. Xavier Shannon, Miami

Defensive Ends

  1. Brian Orakpo, Texas
  2. Everette Brown, Florida State
  3. Aaron Maybin, Penn State
  4. Tyson Jackson, LSU
  5. Conner Barwin, Cincinnati
  6. Larry English, Northern Illinois
  7. Paul Kruger, Utah
  8. Robert Ayers, Tennessee
  9. Michael Johnson, Georgia Tech
  10. David Veikune, Hawaii
  11. Lawrence Sidbury Jr., Richmond
  12. Cody Brown, Connecticut
  13. Matt Shaughnessy, Wisconsin
  14. Phillip Hunt, Houston
  15. Michael Bennett, Texas A&M
  16. Orion Martin, Virginia Tech
  17. Everette Pedescleaux, Northern Iowa
  18. Kyle Moore, USC
  19. Maurice Evans, Penn State
  20. Derek Walker, Illinois
  21. Brandon Williams, Texas Tech
  22. Will Davis, Illinois
  23. Tim Jamison, Michigan
  24. Rulon Davis, California
  25. Pannel Egboh, Stanford
  26. Stryker Sulak, Missouri
  27. Henry Melton, Texas
  28. Zach Potter, Nebraska
  29. Kirston Pittman, LSU
  30. John Navarre, Maryland
  31. Jarriett Buie, South Florida
  32. Nick Reed, Oregon
  33. Pierre Walters, Eastern Illinois
  34. Tremaine Johnson, LSU
  35. Victor Butler, Oregon State
  36. JD Skoltnisky DE James Madison
  37. Willie VanDeSteeg, Minnesota
  38. Bobby Greenwood, Alabama
  39. Slade Norris, Oregon State
  40. Jarius Wynn, Georgia
  41. Ian Campbell, Kansas State
  42. Josh Gaines, Penn State
  43. Marcus Lucas, Colorado
  44. Mike Williams, Boise State

Defensive Tackles

  1. BJ Raji, Boston College
  2. Evander Hood, Missouri
  3. Peria Jerry, Mississippi
  4. Jarron Gilbert, San Jose State
  5. Sen’Derrick Marks, Auburn
  6. Fili Moala, USC
  7. Roy Miller, Texas
  8. Ron Brace, Boston College
  9. Dorell Scott, Clemson
  10. Chris Baker, Hampton
  11. Terrence Taylor, Michigan
  12. Mitch King, Iowa
  13. Alex Magee, Purdue
  14. Ricky Jean-Francois, LSU
  15. Myron Pryor, Kentucky
  16. Vance Walker, Georgia Tech
  17. Corvey Irvin, Georgia
  18. Samie Lee Hill, Stillman
  19. Adrian Grady, Louisville
  20. Ra’Shon Harris, Oregon
  21. Darryl Richard, Georgia Tech
  22. Terrance Knighton, Temple
  23. Vaughn Martin, Western Ontario
  24. Marlon Favorite, LSU
  25. Khalif Mitchell, East Carolina
  26. John Gill, Northwestern
  27. Ty Steinkuhler, Nebraska
  28. Desmond Bryant, Harvard
  29. Demonte Boldin, Tennessee
  30. Nader Abdallah, Ohio State
  31. Clinton McDonald, Memphis
  32. Will Johnson, Michigan
  33. Terrill Byrd, Cincinnati
  34. John Faletoose, UC-Davis
  35. Greg Hypolite, Colorado
  36. Ernest Mitchell, Arkansas
  37. Pat Kuntz, Notre Dame
  38. Matt Kroul, Iowa
  39. Tonga Tea, Oregon State
  40. Mike Newkirk, Wisconsin

Linebackers

  1. Aaron Curry, Wake Forest
  2. Brian Cushing, USC
  3. James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
  4. Rey Maualuga, USC
  5. Clay Matthews, USC
  6. Marcus Freeman, Ohio State
  7. Clint Sintim, Virginia
  8. Jason Williams, Western Illinois
  9. Gerald McGrath, Southern Mississippi
  10. Tyrone McKenzie, South Florida
  11. Scott McKillop, Pittsburgh
  12. Robert Francois, Boston College
  13. Nic Harris, Oklahoma
  14. Ashlee Palmer, Mississippi
  15. Johnny Williams, Kentucky
  16. DeAndre Levy, Wisconsin
  17. Jason Phillips, TCU
  18. Dannell Ellerbe, Georgia
  19. Jasper Brinkley, South Carolina
  20. Zach Follett, California
  21. Frantz Joseph, Florida Atlantic
  22. Darry Beckwith, LSU
  23. Antonio Appleby, Virginia
  24. Josh Mauga, Nevada
  25. Moise Fokou, Maryland
  26. Kaluka Maiva, USC
  27. Lee Robinson, Alcorn St.
  28. Anthony Felder, California
  29. Michael Tauiliili, Duke
  30. Mortty Ivy, West Virginia
  31. Stanley Arnoux, Wake Forest
  32. Jonathan Casillas, Wisconsin
  33. Worrell Williams, California
  34. Rashad Bobino, Texas
  35. Dave Philistin, Maryland
  36. Morris Wooten, Arizona State
  37. Javon Belcher, Maine
  38. Adam Leonard, Hawaii
  39. Bryant Haines, Ball State
  40. Robert Henson, TCU
  41. Anthony Heygood, Purdue
  42. Mike Rivera, Kansas
  43. Derek Nicholson, Florida State
  44. Maurice Crum Jr., Notre Dame
  45. Jon Copper, Virginia
  46. Brit Miller, Illinois
  47. James Alford, Arizona
  48. James Holt, Kansas
  49. Joe Mortenson, Kansas
  50. Diyrall Briggs, Bowling Green
  51. Ryan Manalac, Cincinnati
  52. Braxton Kelley, Kentucky
  53. Spencer Adkins, Miami
  54. Solomon Elimimian, Hawaii
  55. Cody Glenn, Nebraska
  56. Brian Toal, Boston College

Cornerbacks

  1. Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State
  2. Vontae Davis, Illinois
  3. Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest
  4. Darius Butler, Connecticut
  5. DJ Moore, Vanderbilt
  6. Asher Allen, Georgia
  7. Coye Francies, San Jose State
  8. Captain Munnerlyn, South Carolina
  9. Kevin Barnes, Maryland
  10. Greg Toler, St. Paul’s
  11. Victor Harris, Virginia Tech
  12. Mike Mickens, Cincinnati
  13. Jerraud Powers, Auburn
  14. Keenan Lewis, Oregon State
  15. Jairus Byrd, Oregon
  16. Bruce Johnson, Miami
  17. Ryan Palmer, Texas
  18. Morgan Trent, Michigan
  19. DeAngelo Smith, Cincinnati
  20. Donald Washington, Ohio State
  21. Bradley Fletcher, Iowa
  22. Cary Harris, USC
  23. Lendy Holmes, Oklahoma
  24. Brandon Hughes, Oregon State
  25. Ryan Mouton, Hawaii
  26. Joe Burnett, Central Florida
  27. Ellis Lankster, West Virginia
  28. DeAndre Wright, Fresno State
  29. Domonique Johnson, Jacksonville State
  30. Brice McCain, Utah
  31. Quin Glover, New Mexico
  32. Tony Carter, Florida State
  33. Ladarius Webb, Nicholls State
  34. Mark Parson, Ohio
  35. Wopamo Osaisai, Stanford
  36. Christopher Owens, San Jose State
  37. Lydell Sargeant, Penn State
  38. Jahi Word-Daniels, Georgia Tech
  39. Don Carey, Norfolk State
  40. Trey Buice, Ball State
  41. London Fryar, Western Michigan
  42. David Jones, Kentucky
  43. Terrail Lambert, Notre Dame
  44. Jacob Lacey, Oklahoma State
  45. Jamar Love, Arkansas
  46. Darren Banks, West Liberty State
Safeties

  1. Sean Smith, Utah
  2. Louis Delmas, Western Michigan
  3. Rashad Johnson, Alabama
  4. Patrick Chung, Oregon
  5. Kevin Ellison, USC
  6. Stephen Hodge, TCU
  7. William Moore, Missouri
  8. Brandon Underwood, Cincinnati
  9. Chip Vaughn, Wake Forest
  10. Sherrod Martin, Troy
  11. Derek Pegues, Mississippi State
  12. David Bruton, Notre Dame
  13. Curtis Taylor, LSU
  14. Otis Wiley, Michigan State
  15. Michael Hamlin, Clemson
  16. Darcel McBath, Texas Tech
  17. Emmanuel Cook, South Carolina
  18. Keith Fitzugh, Mississippi State
  19. Michael Mitchell, Ohio
  20. Randy Phillips, Miami
  21. CJ Spillman, Marshall
  22. Kevin Akins, Boston College
  23. Courtney Greene, Rutgers
  24. Chris Clemons, Clemson
  25. Jamarca Sanford, Mississippi
  26. Al Afalava, Oregon State
  27. Jerome Boyd, Oregon
  28. Trimane Goddard, North Carolina
  29. Paul Anderson, Boston College
  30. Marcus McClinton, Kentucky
  31. CJ Byrd, Georgia
  32. Josh Pinkard, USC
  33. Nate Ness, Arizona
  34. Anthony Scirrotto, Penn State
  35. Kyle McCarthy, Notre Dame
  36. Troy Nolan, Arizona State
  37. Reshard Langford, Vanderbilt
  38. Tony Clark, Georgia Tech
  39. Mesphin Forrester, Washington
  40. Colt Anderson, Montana
  41. Ryan Walters, Colorado
  42. Ray Roberts, Tulsa
  43. Armando Murillo, Nebraska

Specialties

  1. Louie Sakoda, Utah
  2. Thomas Morstead, SMU
  3. David Buehler, USC
  4. Kevin Huber, Cincinnati
  5. Graham Gano, Florida State
  6. Jake Ingram, Hawaii
  7. Sam Swank, Wake Forest
  8. Ryan Succop, South Carolina
  9. Britton Colquitt, Tennessee
  10. Matt Fodge, Oklahoma State
  11. Mark Estermyer, Pittsburgh
  12. Tim Masthay, Kentucky
  13. Patrick McAffee, West Virginia
  14. Connor Lee, Pittsburgh
  15. Jose Martinez, UTEP

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