NFL Draft Top 100: 1-25

Khalil Mack

Here is a look at the top 25 NFL Draft prospects in our Scout.com Top 100. This class is led by two defensive prospects in end Jadeveon Clowney and outside linebacker Khalil Mack.

Here is a look at the top 25 NFL Draft prospects in our Scout.com Top 100.Here is a look at the top 25 NFL Draft prospects in our Scout.com Top 100.

Scout.com NFL Draft Top 100 Notebook
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Scout.com NFL Draft Top 100

#1
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Physically, Clowney is the top non-quarterback prospect to hit the NFL Draft in years. He posted some off the charts numbers at the combine in Indy, like his 4.53 forty (10 yard split of 1.56), 37'5" vertical jump and 10'4" broad jump. He could very well be the next Derrick Thomas, an athletic and explosive pass rusher. But coaches, scouts and general managers are concerned that Clowney may never live up to his enormous potential, especially after his sub-par 2013 season. He posted poor numbers, battled some bone spurs (in foot) and was constantly double and triple teamed. People have also questioned his passion and desire to play the game. Still, how do you pass on a talent like Clowney?
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2014 NFL Draft
6-5/266/4.53
Draft Rk: #1 (DE #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: South Carolina
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-5/235/4.65
Rank: #1 (DE #1)
Rating: 5
School: South Pointe HS (Rock Hill, S.C.)
Committed: South Carolina
Offered: Tennessee, South Carolina, Ohio State, North Carolina State, North Carolina, Miami (Fl), LSU, Georgia, Flor
#2
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Mack posted even better numbers than Clowney. He had a 40" vertical jump, 10'8" broad jump and 4.56 forty (10 yard split of 1.56). He also ran a blazing 4.18 short shuttle. This kid has star written all over him. Just ask Urban Meyer, as Mack destroyed the Buckeyes in August with 2.5 sacks, 9.5 tackles and a pick six. He finished the season with 19 tackles for a loss, 10.5 sacks, three interceptions and 100 tackles. So he didn't play for a college football power. Mack has all the skills to be a dominant defensive force on Sundays whether it's as an outside ‘backer in a 3-4 or a defensive end in a 4-3. He can make plays behind the line of scrimmage and get after the quarterback. Mack attacks the edge, evident by his 75 career tackles for a loss.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-3/251/4.65
Draft Rk: #2 (OLB #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSr
Current Team: Buffalo
Conference: MAC
Recruiting Class of 2009
6-2/215/-
Rank: #NR (SLB #114)
Rating: 2
School: Fort Pierce Westwood HS (Fort Pierce, Fla.)
Committed: Buffalo
Offered: Buffalo
#3
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Like the two players rated ahead of him, Robinson has an incredibly high ceiling. He really came into his own this season at Auburn, helping pave the way for the Tigers and their devastating rushing attack. At 332-pounds, he ran a super 10 yard split in the 40 [1.68] in Indy (only three OLs did better), has long arms, very athletic and good strength. Robinson gets off the ball very well and is a dominant run blocker. He's not as refined as Jake Matthews and lacks his experience but his upside is as good as anyone in this draft. Robinson was only a starter for two seasons at Auburn.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-5/332/4.92
Draft Rk: #3 (OT #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSr
Current Team: Auburn
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-5/285/4.9
Rank: #133 (OG #7)
Rating: 4
School: Thibodaux HS (Thibodaux, La.)
Committed: Auburn
Offered: USC, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Michigan, LSU, Florida State, Auburn, Arkansas, Alabama
#4
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
From day one of his career at Clemson, Watkins became a starter, as the minute he stepped foot on campus he was the instant impact guy they thought he could be. As a Tiger as he showed the college football world he was one of the most explosive talents playing the game. Watkins has electric speed and explosiveness with the ball in his hands. He's a rare talent and should be the very first wide receiver taken off the board. In his three seasons at Clemson he finished as the school's all-time leader in receptions (240) and receiving yards (3,391). He had a monster Orange Bowl against Ohio State in January with 16 catches and 227 yards.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-1/211/4.43
Draft Rk: #4 (WR #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: Clemson
Conference: ACC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-1/180/4.4
Rank: #41 (WR #5)
Rating: 5
School: South Fort Myers HS (Fort Myers, Fla.)
Committed: Clemson
Offered: West Virginia, USC, Tennessee, South Florida, Rutgers, Michigan, Miami (Fl), Georgia, Florida State, Florida
#5
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Matthews has it all - size, experience and bloodlines to succeed in the NFL for a long time just like his father Bruce. He started in 46 of his 49 college games and got a ton of time at both right and left tackle. Matthews is 6-foot-5 and displays excellent lateral movement and short area quickness. He excels in both pass pro and in run blocking. Matthews uses his hands well and is much further along than Robinson at this stage of their respective careers. This kid is very intelligent, versatile and will likely be ready to play from day one.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-5/308/5.07
Draft Rk: #5 (OT #2)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: Texas A&M
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-4.5/270/5.2
Rank: #27 (OG #1)
Rating: 5
School: Ft. Bend Elkins HS (Missouri City, Texas)
Committed: Texas A&M
Offered: USC, Texas A&M, Texas, Stanford, Oklahoma, Florida, Baylor
#6
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Many don't realize that Barr was a running back at UCLA until 2012. You could say he made a very easy and successful transition to the defensive side of the ball. That said, he lacks experience but in time has all the tools necessary to become an outstanding player on Sundays. Barr is a terrific athlete that is long and quick. He put up the identical 10 yard [forty] split that Clowney had [1.56] at the NFL combine which coincides to his outstanding closing speed once he identifies where the ball is. Barr can run, he can hit and definitely get after the quarterback. He's ideal as an outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme or a defensive end/strong side linebacker in a 4-3. Barr was very productive as a Bruin, especially this past season where he recorded 65 tackles, 20 tackles for a loss, 10 sacks forced five fumbles and recovered four.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-5/255/4.66
Draft Rk: #6 (OLB #2)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: UCLA
Conference: Pac-12
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-4/225/4.55
Rank: #100 (OLB #10)
Rating: 4
School: Loyola HS (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Committed: UCLA
Offered: USC, UCLA, Syracuse, Notre Dame, Michigan, California
#7
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Raise your hand if you had Bortles mocked in the top 10 of the 2014 NFL Draft at this time last year. It's likely most of the college football world outside of the city of Orlando didn't even know who this strong armed signal caller was prior to his storybook 2013 season. All Bortles did was throw for 3,581 yards, 25 touchdowns and complete 67.8% of his passes. Along the way, he was named the AAC Offensive Player of the Year, led UCF to a 12 win season and a Fiesta Bowl win over Baylor. He's the greatest thing to happen to Knights football since Daunte Culpepper. Like Culpepper at the same stage, he has many of the same attributes – he's got great size, good arm talent and athletic ability. Bortles is certainly more of the NFL classic-styled quarterback over the others in this draft class, although he may need to take some time to refine his skills and develop his game.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-5/232/4.93
Draft Rk: #7 (QB #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: UCF
Conference: AAC
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-4/210/-
Rank: #NR (QB #148)
Rating: 2
School: Oviedo HS (Oviedo, Fla.)
Committed: UCF
Offered: UCF, Tulane, Purdue, Kentucky, Colorado State
#8
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
For those old enough think of Manziel as Fran Tarkenton. Like the former Vikings great, Manziel is a scrambler who can make improbable plays with his arm and legs in and outside of the pocket. The former Heisman Trophy winner did it all against the best competition in college football, the SEC. He left A&M as a two-year starter, throwing for 8,720 yards, 63 touchdown passes and just under 70% of his passes. His size (5-11 ¾), or lack of, could be an issue on Sundays, though it wouldn't scare me away. This kid has ‘it'. Manziel is a fearless leader, a great competitor and seems to be one of those guys that makes everyone around him a little better.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-0/207/4.68
Draft Rk: #8 (QB #2)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSo
Current Team: Texas A&M
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-0/175/-
Rank: #NR (QB #22)
Rating: 3
School: Tivy HS (Kerrville, Texas)
Committed: Texas A&M
Offered: Wyoming, Tulsa, Texas A&M, Stanford, Rice, Oregon, Louisiana Tech, Iowa State, Colorado State, Baylor
#9
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Lewan raised a lot of eyebrows at the NFL combine in Indy with his performance, most notably his 4.89 forty. That's moving for a 309-pound offensive tackle. Lewan was also impressive last January in their 2013 Outback Bowl game against South Carolina and Jadeveon Clowney. Lewan has 48 starts, including 41 consecutive with the Wolverines. He's a big, long and athletic tackle prospect that excels in pass pro. Lewan can bend, move and plays with very good balance.
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2014 NFL Draft
7-7/309/4.87
Draft Rk: #9 (OT #3)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSr
Current Team: Michigan
Conference: B1G
Recruiting Class of 2009
7-6.5/270/4.72
Rank: #274 (OT #20)
Rating: 4
School: Chaparral HS (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Committed: Michigan
Offered: Wisconsin, Oregon, Minnesota, Michigan, Miami (Fl), Arizona State, Arizona
#10
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
All you need to know is that Bridgewater was a freshman starter at Miami Northwestern. Then, this high school team was loaded with a few dozen college football prospects. This kid is the ultimate competitor and great leader. He was a freshman starter at Louisville and the Big East Rookie of the Year in 2011 and the conference's Offensive Player of the Year in 2012. In all, he started 34 games in three seasons for the Cardinals. This kid has a good arm and can make all the throws. He's smart and very prepared. Bridgewater plays with poise and understanding of where to go with the ball under pressure. He makes sound decisions, has good fundamentals and throws with anticipation and rhythm.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-2/214/-
Draft Rk: #10 (QB #3)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: Louisville
Conference: AAC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-3/192/4.6
Rank: #67 (QB #6)
Rating: 4
School: Miami Northwestern HS (Miami, Fla.)
Committed: Louisville
Offered: West Virginia, Miami (Fl), LSU, Louisville, Florida, Auburn, Alabama
#11
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Jernigan is a very powerful interior defensive lineman that can play over the center or at the three-technique. He lacks ideal height (he's not quite 6-foot-2) and shorter arms (31 5/8) but is very strong at the point of attack. Jernigan possesses a thick lower body and plays with outstanding leverage. He has good lateral movement and short area quickness for a 300-pound man. Perhaps the best part of his game is his hands. Jernigan knows how to use them. He was a three and out guy for Florida State. Last season he recorded 63 tackles, 11 tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks for the Seminoles in their national championship season.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-2/299/5.06
Draft Rk: #11 (DT #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: Florida State
Conference: ACC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-2/275/5
Rank: #30 (DT #4)
Rating: 5
School: Columbia HS - North (Lake City, Fla.)
Committed: Florida State
Offered: USC, Tennessee, LSU, Georgia, Florida State, Florida, Alabama
#12
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Donald has been a fast riser, after a stellar Senior Bowl week and an outstanding performance at the NFL Combine. This is coming off a big senior season. How big? Donald was the first Pitt player to be a unanimous All-American selection since linebacker Hugh Green (1980). He won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Chuck Bednarik Award, Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award and was named the ACC Defensive Player of the Year. That's some serious hardware coming off a year in which Donald recorded 59 tackles, 28 tackles for a loss, 11 sacks, four forced fumbles and 16 quarterback hurries. Those are some serious numbers for a defensive tackle. Speaking of numbers how about the 4.68 forty he posted. His 10 yard split was almost identical to Clowney's. This is an ultra-quick tackle that plays with great leverage and an outstanding motor. Donald is on the small side (6-foot-0) but you can't overlook his outstanding production and other physical attributes. He would be an ideal three-technique in a 4-3 defense.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-1/285/4.68
Draft Rk: #12 (DT #2)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: Pittsburgh
Conference: ACC
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-1/270/5.16
Rank: #228 (DT #25)
Rating: 4
School: Penn Hills SHS (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Committed: Pittsburgh
Offered: Toledo, Rutgers, Pittsburgh
#13
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Mosley is a two-time All-American and won the Butkus Award after this past season, posting 108 tackles and nine tackles for a loss. He's terrific within the box, showcasing his downhill skills. Mosley can play inside-out and sideline to sideline. He has terrific closing speed and can pack a punch when tackling. He's a very smart and very instinctive player, especially against the run. Mosley also excels in coverage. This kid does it all and is an every down linebacker who can play in the 3-4 or the 4-3.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-2/234/-
Draft Rk: #13 (MLB #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: Alabama
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-3/220/4.6
Rank: #183 (OLB #15)
Rating: 4
School: Theodore HS (Theodore, Ala.)
Committed: Alabama
Offered: Tennessee, Stanford, Oklahoma, LSU, Clemson, Auburn, Alabama
#14
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
After red-shirting in 2011, Evans had two monster seasons playing pitch and catch with Johnny Manziel, catching 147 passes for 2,427 yards and scoring 17 times. Just as impressive as those numbers were the monster games he had against some of the great teams and defenses in the SEC. Evans has outstanding size at 6-foot-5. At 231-pounds, he ran an impressive 4.53 forty. He's also long (35 1/8 arm length). Combine his height/length with his leaping ability (had a 37-inch vertical jump at the NFL Combine) and you have the makings of an outstanding weapon on Sundays. Someone really described him well when saying he has "above the rim" skills. Evans is outstanding in the air and has a chance to be a red-zone threat and a move the chains guy on third down. This is a big, strong and very physical wide receiver. He will also put a hat on a defender and block on the perimeter for his teammates.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-5/231/4.53
Draft Rk: #14 (WR #2)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSo
Current Team: Texas A&M
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-5//4.5
Rank: #NR (WR #194)
Rating: 3
School: Ball HS (Galveston, Texas)
Committed: Texas A&M
Offered: Tulane, Texas A&M
#15
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Dennard is a three-year starter at Michigan State. For his career he posted some very nice stats, finishing with 167 tackles, 10 interceptions, and 20 pass breakups [44 games]. Dennard also became the first Spartan to win the Jim Thorpe Award. This is a physical cornerback with good size (5-11/199). He posted a solid forty of 4.51 at the NFL Combine. He excels in press coverage. Dennard breaks on the ball quickly and has loose hips. There are bigger cornerbacks in this draft and players that are faster but I think he's the best talent of this pretty strong group.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-11/199/4.51
Draft Rk: #15 (CB #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: Michigan State
Conference: B1G
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-11/165/-
Rank: #NR (WR #321)
Rating: 2
School: Twiggs County HS (Jeffersonville, Ga.)
Committed: Michigan State
Offered: Utah State, Middle Tennessee, Michigan State
#16
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
This true junior is one of my favorite defensive players in this draft. Shazier finished his three-year career in Columbus with 306 tackles, 44.5 tackles for a loss and 14 sacks. He posted some excellent numbers at the NFL Combine like his 42" vertical jump and 10'10" board jump. Those were the best among all the linebackers in Indy and better than most of the defensive backs. This kid is instinctive, explosive and I absolutely love the way he closes to the football. He's so fast and hits like a truck. Shazier can play in space and also in traffic. He can cover as well. Shazier looks like an ideal ‘WILL' linebacker in a 4-3 scheme.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-1/237/-
Draft Rk: #16 (OLB #3)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: Ohio State
Conference: B1G
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-2/210/4.5
Rank: #81 (OLB #5)
Rating: 4
School: Plantation HS (Plantation, Fla.)
Committed: Ohio State
Offered: USC, Oklahoma, Ohio State, LSU, Florida State, Florida, Alabama
#17
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Many will see Gilbert as having more value than Dennard because of his outstanding special teams play. During his career at Oklahoma State, Gilbert has six kickoff returns for touchdowns. Certainly he will bring that big play ability to one NFL franchise. He's also an outstanding cornerback talent with very good size (6-0/202). Gilbert posted some eye popping numbers at NFL Combine like his 4.37 forty and a 10'6" board jump. This is a terrific man-cover guy with superior athletic ability, ball skills, and speed. He had seven picks this past season, returning two for scores. Gilbert is not as stout as Dennard in run support.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-0/202/4.37
Draft Rk: #17 (CB #2)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Sr
Current Team: Oklahoma State
Conference: Big 12
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-0/178/4.46
Rank: #NR (CB #42)
Rating: 3
School: Huntsville HS (Huntsville, Texas)
Committed: Oklahoma State
Offered: Texas A&M, TCU, SMU, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Baylor
#18
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Like Sammy Watkins, Lee exploded on the seen as a true freshman for the Trojans. He finished that season with 73 receptions for 1,143 yards and 11 touchdowns. His second season he posted even better numbers, finishing with 118 catches for 1,721 yards and scoring 14 times. Lee won the Biletnikoff Award as a sophomore. His true junior season (2013) was plagued by injuries. Lee is an athletic talent who also ran track (long jumper and sprinter) at USC. He's explosive and has a terrific burst and quickness with the ball in his hands. Speaking of his hands, Lee's a natural ball catcher and doesn't fight it and let it get to his body. Lee snatches it out of the air. He's an excellent route runner and separates extremely well from defenders.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-0/192/4.52
Draft Rk: #18 (WR #3)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: USC
Conference: Pac-12
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-1/185/4.62
Rank: #78 (S #3)
Rating: 4
School: Junipero Serra HS (Gardena, Calif.)
Committed: USC
Offered: Washington, USC, UCLA, Stanford, Oregon, Michigan, Miami (Fl), LSU, Florida, California, Arizona State
#19
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Ebron is this draft's top tight end prospect and I would certainly rank him ahead of last year's top two guys (Tyler Eifert and Zach Ertz). He tested off the charts at the NFL Combine and had a big season in Chapel Hill. Ebron has good size at close to 6-foot-5, 250 pounds. He clocked back-to-back forties of 4.50, vertical jumped 32-inches and broad jumped 10 feet. Ebron also bench pressed 225 pound two dozen times. In 2013, he posted some big numbers, catching 62 passes for 973 yards (ACC record for tight end), and scored three touchdowns. This is a big time athlete that can really stretch the field. He has terrific ball skills, is tough to defend in the air and can really go get the football. Ebron runs precise routes and seems to separate well from defenders. He possesses average run blocking skills and will need to improve in that area of his game. But in today's NFL, Ebron has a chance to become a super weapon in the passing game as a guy you can flex out or line up in-line.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-4/250/4.6
Draft Rk: #19 (TE #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: North Carolina
Conference: ACC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-4.5/216/4.75
Rank: #NR (TE #20)
Rating: 3
School: Ben L Smith HS (Greensboro, N.C.)
Committed: North Carolina
Offered: West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, Rutgers, North Carolina State, North Carolina, Missouri, Minnesota, Lou
#20
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Martin started his final 39 games for Notre Dame, mainly at left tackle. He showed at the Senior Bowl that he can excel at both positions and slide inside and be a dominant offensive guard. Martin gets off the ball well, shows good feet and the ability to bend and move. He is equally adept at run blocking and pass pro. Martin's only 6-foot-4 and his arm length of 32 7/8 is on the smaller side for a NFL offensive tackles. I love his versatility and he could move inside and be a very good guard in the pros.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-4/308/-
Draft Rk: #20 (OT #4)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSr
Current Team: Notre Dame
Conference: Independent
Recruiting Class of 2009
6-5/260/5.1
Rank: #NR (OT #24)
Rating: 3
School: Bishop Chatard HS (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Committed: Notre Dame
Offered: Virginia, Purdue, Notre Dame, Michigan, Kentucky, Indiana
#21
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
This red-shirt senior is a terrific big athlete that can play the three or five technique at the next level. Hageman has ideal size (6-6/310), long arms (34 ¼) and pretty darn explosive for a 300-plus pounder. He posted a 35.5" vertical jump and a board jump of 9'3" at the NFL Combine. Those are two impressive numbers. This kid is far from a complete player but has so many raw, physical traits that you just don't see with guys of his size. He's athletic and shows flashes of dominance and brilliance on the inside. Hageman gets off the ball quickly and moves well down the line. Can he do it on every down on Sunday's?
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2014 NFL Draft
7-6/310/5.02
Draft Rk: #21 (DT #3)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rSr
Current Team: Minnesota
Conference: B1G
Recruiting Class of 2009
7-6/255/-
Rank: #287 (TE #11)
Rating: 4
School: Washburn Sr. (Minneapolis, Minn.)
Committed: Minnesota
Offered: Wisconsin, Ohio State, Minnesota, Michigan State
#22
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Clinton-Dix finished his final season for the Crimson Tide with 52 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, and two interceptions in 11 games played [two game suspension]. In 2012, Clinton-Dix had five interceptions, which led the SEC. This is a very solid player in every area of the safety position. Clinton-Dix is solid in run support, showing range and good fundamentals. He possesses good coverage skills and has shown the ability to track the ball and cover a lot of ground from his safety spot.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-1/208/4.58
Draft Rk: #22 (S #1)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience Jr
Current Team: Alabama
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2011
6-2/190/4.5
Rank: #7 (S #1)
Rating: 5
School: Dr. Phillips HS (Orlando, Fla.)
Committed: Alabama
Offered: USC, UCF, Texas Tech, Tennessee, South Florida, Ohio State, Notre Dame, North Carolina, Mississippi, Michiga
#23
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Nix is your ideal nose guard in a 3-4 defense. He's massive at 331-pounds and very strong at the point of attack. He can eat up space, play two gaps and occupy a double team to free up the ‘backers behind him. Nix is very good against the run. He gets off the ball pretty well, has good athletic ability and deceptive short area quickness for a big man. Nix missed five games with a torn meniscus but still finished with 50 tackles, 7. 5 tackles for a loss and two sacks.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-2/331/5.42
Draft Rk: #23 (DT #4)
Draft Rating: 5
Experience rJr
Current Team: Notre Dame
Conference: Independent
Recruiting Class of 2010
6-3/315/5.15
Rank: #102 (DT #9)
Rating: 4
School: William M. Raines HS (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Committed: Notre Dame
Offered: Notre Dame, North Carolina State, Mississippi, Miami (Fl), LSU, Illinois, Florida State, Florida
#24
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Carr should benefit greatly from watching his older brother David (former No. 1 overall pick) go through this draft process, as well as being a professional quarterback. This kid had a huge 2013 campaign, throwing for 5,082 yards and 50 touchdowns. Over his career he posted some huge numbers- 12,842 passing yards and 113 touchdowns, twenty 300-yard passing games, eleven 400-yard passing games, 14 games with four or more touchdown passes and seven games with five or more touchdown passes. This is a smart quarterback with a ton of talent. He has adequate size but possesses good fundamentals, a quick release, nice arm and can make all the throws.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-2/214/4.69
Draft Rk: #24 (QB #4)
Draft Rating: 4
Experience rSr
Current Team: Fresno State
Conference: MW
Recruiting Class of 2009
6-3/190/-
Rank: #142 (QB #16)
Rating: 4
School: Bakersfield Christian HS (Bakersfield, Calif.)
Committed: Fresno State
Offered: Utah, Fresno State
#25
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Jamie Newberg's Notes:
Ealy had a big season last fall, finishing first team All-SEC after recording 43 tackles, 14.5 tackles for a loss, nine sacks, one interception, six passes knocked down, 14 quarterback hurries and three forced fumbles. He has good size (6-4/273) and is long (34 ¼" arms), still having room to bulk up and gain strength. Ealy can get off the ball and up field well. He's also adept at staying home and playing the run. Ealy also shows the ability to play well in space. Overall, he's a very talented all-around player with room to develop and grow.
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2014 NFL Draft
6-4/273/4.92
Draft Rk: #25 (DE #2)
Draft Rating: 4
Experience rJr
Current Team: Missouri
Conference: SEC
Recruiting Class of 2010
7-6/225/4.55
Rank: #95 (DE #13)
Rating: 4
School: Central HS (New Madrid, Mo.)
Committed: Missouri
Offered: Nebraska, Missouri, Mississippi, Memphis, Illinois, Georgia Tech, Auburn, Arkansas

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