Sobo's Position Rankings (Offense)

OBR's draft analyst, Brent Sobleski, ranks the offensive prospects by position. Defense coming soon...

QUARTERBACKS

1. Blaine Gabbert, Missouri

2. Cameron Newton, Auburn

3. Colin Kaepernick, Nevada

4. Jake Locker, Washington

5. Christian Ponder, Florida State

6. Ryan Mallett, Arkansas

7. Andy Dalton, TCU

8. Ricky Stanzi, Iowa

9. Tyrod Taylor, Virginia Tech

10. Nathan Enderle, Idaho

11. Greg McElroy, Alabama

12. Pat Devlin, Delaware

13. Josh Portis, California (PA)

14. Ben Chappell, Indiana

15. Scott Tolzien, Wisconsin

16. T.J. Yates, North Carolina

17. Jerrod Johnson, Texas A&M

18. Mike Hartline, Kentucky

19. Ryan Colburn, Fresno State

20. Mike Coughlin, Boise State

RUNNING BACKS

1. Mark Ingram, Alabama

2. Mikel Leshoure, Illinois

3. Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech

4. Delone Carter, Syracuse

5. Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State

6. Daniel Thomas, Kansas State

7. Jordan Todman, Connecticut

8. Shane Vereen, California

9. Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State

10. DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma

11. Roy Helu Jr., Nebraska

12. Derrick Locke, Kentucky

13. Tawain Jones, Eastern Washington

14. Jamie Harper, Clemson

15. Dion Lewis, Pittsburgh

16. Alex Green, Hawaii

17. Mario Fannin, Auburn

18. Allen Bradford, USC

19. Stevan Ridley, LSU

20. Da'Rel Scott, Maryland

21. Anthony Allen, Georgia Tech

22. Bilal Powell, Louisville

23. Noel Devine, West Virginia

24. Shaun Draughn, North Carolina

25. Graig Cooper, Miami

26. Johnny White, North Carolina

27. Vai Taua, Nevada

28. Baron Batch, Texas Tech

29. Brandon Saine, Ohio State

30. Darren Evans, Virginia Tech

31. Evan Royster, Penn State

32. Nic Grigsby, Arizona

33. Matt Asiata, Utah

34. Robert Hughes, Notre Dame

35. John Clay, Wisconsin

WIDE RECEIVER

1. A.J. Green, Georgia

2. Julio Jones, Alabama

3. Torrey Smith, Maryland

4. Jerrel Jernigan, Troy

5. Jonathan Baldwin, Pittsburgh

6. Leonard Hankerson, Miami

7. Titus Young, Boise State

8. Greg Little, North Carolina

9. Randall Cobb, Kentucky

10. Edmond Gates, Abilene Christian

11. Vincent Brown, San Diego State

12. Jeremy Kerley, TCU

13. Greg Salas, Hawaii

14. Austin Pettis, Boise State

15. Aldrick Robinson, SMU

16. Ronald Johnson, USC

17. Tandon Doss, Indiana

18. Niles Paul, Nebraska

19. Ricardo Lockette, Fort Valley State

20. Cecil Shorts III, Mount Union

21. Armon Binns, Cincinnati

22. DeMarco Sampson, San Diego State

23. Darvin Adams, Auburn

24. Denarious Moore, Tennessee

25. Ryan Whalen, Stanford

26. Dane Sanzenbacher, Ohio State

27. Tori Gurley, South Carolina

28. Jimmy Young, TCU

29. Jock Sanders, West Virginia

30. Kris Durham, Georgia

31. O.J. Murdock, Fort Hays State

32. Chris Matthews, Kentucky

33. Dwayne Harris, East Carolina

34. Owen Spencer, North Carolina State

35. Joe Morgan, Walsh

36. Stephen Burton, West Texas A&M

37. Jeff Maehl, Oregon

38. Keoloha Pilares, Hawaii

39. DeAndre Brown, Southern Mississippi

40. Jarred Fayson, Illinois

TIGHT END

1. Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame

2. Luke Stocker, Tennessee

3. Julius Thomas, Portland State

4. D.J. Williams, Arkansas

5. Jordan Cameron, USC

6. Virgil Green, Nevada

7. Lance Kendricks, Wisconsin

8. Robert Housler, Florida Atlantic

9. Lee Smith, Marshall

10. Schuylar Oordt, Northern Iowa

11. Charlie Gantt, Michigan State

12. Mike McNeill, Nebraska

13. Greg Smith, Texas

14. Zach Pianalto, North Carolina

15. Daniel Hardy, Idaho

16. Kyle Adams, Purdue

17. Allen Reisner, Iowa

18. Cameron Graham, Louisville

19. Richard Gordon, Miami

20. Weslye Saunders, South Carolina

OFFENSIVE TACKLE

1. Tyron Smith, USC

2. Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin

3. Anthony Castonzo, Boston College

4. Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State

5. Ben Ijalana, Villanova

6. Nate Solder, Colorado

7. James Carpenter, Alabama

8. Orlando Franklin, Miami

9. Marcus Cannon, TCU

10. Joseph Barksdale, LSU

11. Marcus Gilbert, Florida

12. James Brewer, Indiana

13. Derek Newton, Arkansas State

14. Chris Hairston, Clemson

15. Jah Reid, Central Florida

16. Derek Hall, Stanford

17. Lee Ziemba, Auburn

18. DeMarcus Love, Arkansas

19. Byron Bell, New Mexico

20. Byron Stingily, Louisville

GUARD

1. Danny Watkins, Baylor

2. Michael Pouncey, Florida

3. Rodney Hudson, Florida State

4. John Moffitt, Wisconsin

5. Jason Pinkston, Pittsburgh

6. Will Rackley, Lehigh

7. Clint Boling, Georgia

8. Zach Hurd, Connecticut

9. Ray Dominguez, Arkansas

10. Keith Williams, Nebraska

11. Steve Schilling, Michigan

12. Bo Thran, Oregon

13. Bryant Browning, Ohio State

14. Garrett Chisolm, South Carolina

15. Thomas Claiborne, Boston College

CENTER

1. Stefen Wisniewski, Penn State

2. Brandon Fusco, Slippery Rock

3. Chase Beeler, Stanford

4. Jason Kelce, Cincinnati

5. Tim Barnes, Missouri

6. Ryan Bartholomew, Syracuse

7. Jake Kirkpatrick, TCU

8. Colin Baxter, Arizona

9. Justin Boren, Ohio State

10. Kristofer O'Dowd, USC

11. Ryan Pugh, Auburn

12. Zane Taylor, Utah

13. J.C. Brignone, Mississippi State

14. Kevin Kowalski, Toledo

15. Alex Linnenkohl, Oregon State


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