TOP 10 Players At Each Position

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Justin Vanfulpen - LionsFans.com

Here is the first look at the players will be hearing their names called in April. Some of the juniors may not come out and enter the draft early ... also the rankings are subject to change but this gives a good overview of the upcoming draft. This will be updated when things change, so make sure that you check back often to see if anything is new.

QUARTERBACKS

1. David Carr, Fresno State, Senior 6-3 220 4.70

2. Chris Simms, Texas, Junior 6-5 222

3. Joey Harrington, Oregon, Senior 6-3 211 4.90

4. Ken Dorsey, Miami (FL), Junior 6-5 200

5. Jason Thomas, UNLV, Junior 6-3 238

6. Carson Palmer, USC, Junior 6-4 220

7. David Garrard, East Carolina, Senior 6-3 241 4.93

8. Dave Ragone, Louisville, Junior 6-4 200

9. Kurt Kittner, Illinois, Senior 6-2 207, 4.90

10. George Godsey, Georgia Tech, Senior 6-2 210

RUNNING BACKS

1. T.J. Duckett, Michigan State, Junior 6-2 254

2. Cedric Cobbs, Arkansas, Junior 6-1 225

3. DeShaun Foster, UCLA Senior 6-0 215 4.50

4. Damien Anderson, Northwestern, Senior 5-10 205 4.50

5. Adrian Peterson, Georgia Southern, Senior 5-10 208 4.65

6. William Green, Boston College, Junior 6-1 220

7. Derek Watson, South Carolina, Junior 6-0 215

8. Lamar Gordon, North Dakota State, Senior 6-0 205 4.39

9. Maurice Morris, Oregon, Senior 6-0 205 4.50

10. Antwoine Womack, Virginia, Senior 6-0 215 4.46

FULL BACKS

1. Najeh Davenport, Miami (FL), Senior 6-1 238 4.55

2. Jamar Martin, Ohio State, Senior 5-11 255 5.00

3. Jarrod Baxter, New Mexico, Senior 6-0 251 4.57

4. Charles Stackhouse Mississippi 6-1 236 4.90

5. Chad Kuhns Wisconsin 6-0 236 4.

6. Tom Lopienski, Notre Dame, Senior 6-0 240

7. Kyle Johnson Syracuse 6-0 236 4.54

8. Will Bartholomew Tennessee 5-11 230 4.75

9. William McCray Florida State 5-10 230 4.75

10. Joe Hall Kansas State 6-1 320 4.85

WIDE RECEIVERS

1. Antonio Bryant, Pittsburgh, Junior 6-2 195

2. Andre Davis, Virginia Tech, Senior 6-0 200 4.50

3. Ron Johnson, Minnesota, Senior 6-3 212 4.70

4. Jabar Gaffney, Florida, Sophomore 6-1 195

5. Jevon Walker, Florida State, Senior 6-3 190 4.55

6. Kelly Campbell, Georgia Tech, Senior 5-11 175 4.50

7. Marquise Walker, Michigan, Senior 6-3 203 4.65

8. Donte Stallworth, Tennessee, Junior 6-1 197

9. Kareem Kelly, USC, Junior 6-1 185

10. Terrence Edwards, Georgia, Junior 6-0 165

TIGHT ENDS

1. Robert Royal, LSU, Senior 6-5 245 5.09

2. Daniel Graham, Colorado, Senior 6-3 240 4.62

3. Jerramy Stevens, Washington, Junior 6-6 235

4. Tracey Wistrom, Nebraska, Senior 6-4 233 4.84

5. Tim Stratton, Purdue, Senior 6-4 246 4.99

6. Jeremy Shockey, Miami (FL), Junior 6-6 245

7. Mike Hart, Duke, Senior 6-5 247

8. Chris Baker, Michigan State, Senior 6-3 265 4.90

9. Mike Banks, Iowa State, Senior 6-4 248 4.85

10. John Gilmore, Penn State, Senior 6-4 258 4.95

OFFENSIVE TACKLES

1. Bryant McKinnie, Miami (FL), Senior 6-8 340

2. Mike Pearson, Florida, Junior, 6-6 295

3. Mike Williams, Texas, Senior 6-6 360

4. Levi Jones, Arizona State, Senior 6-5 313

5. Marc Colombo, Boston College, Senior 6-8 303

6. Joaquin Gonzalez, Miami (FL), Senior 6-4 291

7. Brett Williams, Florida State, Junior 6-6 320

8. Langston Walker, California, Senior 6-8 345

9. Kendall Simmons Auburn, Senior 6-3 330

10. Michael Collins, Wake Forest, Senior 6-5 320

OFFENSIVE GUARDS

1. Terrence Metcalf, Mississippi, Senior 6-3 292

2. Andre Gurode, Colorado, Senior 6-4 310

3. Antwan Kirk-Hughes, Texas, Senior 6-3 320

4. Fred Weary, Tennessee, Senior 6-4 301

5. Martin Bibla, Miami (FL), Senior 6-4 290

6. Toniu Fonoti, Nebraska, Junior 6-4 335

7. Ben Mast, Michigan, Senior 6-4 290

8. Jonathan Goodwin, Michigan, Senior 6-4 294

9. Evan Routzahn, Virgina, Senior 6-5 303

10. Vince Manuwai, Hawaii, Senior 6-2 296

CENTERS

1. P.J. Alexander, Syracuse, Senior 6-4 290

2. Seth McKinney, Texas A&M, Senior 6-3 293

3. LeCharles Bentley, Ohio State, Senior 6-2 289

4. Scott Peters, Arizona State, Senior 6-3 313

5. Melvin Fowler, Maryland, Senior, 6-3 292

6. Luke Butkus Illinois, Senior, 6-2 276 5.30

7. Jabari Beauford, Houston, Senior 6-3 315

DEFENSIVE ENDS

1. Julius Peppers, North Carolina, Junior 6-6 270

2. Kalimba Edwards, South Carolina, Senior 6-5 265 4.80

3. Alex Brown, Florida, Senior 6-4 250 4.70

4. Bryan Thomas, Ala.-Birmingham, Senior 6-4 255 4.56

5. Dwight Freeney, Syracuse, Senior 6-2 250 4.45

6. Charles Grant, Georgia, Junior 6-3 265

7. Will Overstreet, Tennessee, Senior 6-4 260 4.70

8. Jarvis Green, LSU, Senior 6-3 261 4.90

9. Carlos Hall, Arkansas, Senior 6-4 260 4.58

10. Grant Irons, Norte Dame, Senior 6-5 275 4.93

DEFENSIVE TACKLES

1. John Henderson, Tennessee, Senior 6-6 290 4.90

2. Wendell Bryant, Wisconsin, Senior 6-4 300 4.91

3. Anthony Weaver, Norte Dame, Senior 6-3 281 4.97

4. Larry Triplett, Washington, Senior 6-2 293 4.99

5. Alan Harper, Fresno State, Senior 6-2 285 5.26

6. Eddie Freeman, Ala.-Birmingham, Senior 6-5 285 4.95

7. Dorsett Davis Mississippi State 6-4 305 5.04

8. William Joseph, Miami, Junior 6-5 293

9. Jimmy Kennedy, Penn State, Junior 6-5 315

10. Ryan Sims, North Carolina, Senior 6-3 290 5.06

OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS

1. Levar Fisher, NC State, Senior 6-1 235 4.70

2. James Allen, Oregon State, Senior 6-3 219 4.65

3. Saleem Rasheed, Alabama, Junior 6-3 288

4. Nopoleon Harris, Northwestern, Senior 6-3 243 4.67

5. Mario Haggan, Mississippi State, Junior 6-2 255

6. Rocky Boiman, Notre Dame, Senior 6-4 239 4.70

7. Aaron Thompson, Maryland, Senior 6-1 235

8. Kevin Bentley, Northwestern, Senior 6-1 234 4.78

9. Jashon Sykes, Colorado, Senior 6-3 234 4.62

10. Courtland Bullard, Ohio State, Senior 6-3 220 4.65

INSIDE LINEBACKERS

1. Bradley Jennings, Florida State, Senior 6-3 235 4.95

2. Rocky Calmus, Oklahoma, Senior 6-3 233 4.70

3. Trev Faulk, LSU, Junior 6-3 240

4. Josh Thornhill Michigan State 6-2 245 4.80

5. Robert Thomas, UCLA, Senior 6-2 236 4.90

6. De'Andre Lewis, Texas, Senior 6-1 244 4.70

7. Dwayne Levels, Oklahoma State, Senior 6-2 237 4.85

8. Chad Carson, Clemson, Senior 6-3 238 4.85

9. Billy Silva Northwestern 6-2 248 4.68

10. Justin Ena, BYU, Senior 6-3 256

CORNERBACKS

1. Quentin Jammer, Texas, Senior 6-0 193 4.50

2. Mike Rumph, Miami (FL), Senior 6-1 195 4.55

3. Dennis Weathersby, Oregon State, Junior 6-1 208

4. Lito Sheppard, Florida, Junior 5-10 196

5. Mike Echols, Wisconsin, Senior 5-10 1714.35

6. Keyou Craver, Nebraska, Senior 5-10 190 4.56

7. Phillip Buchanon, Miami, Junior 5-10 180

8. Andre Lott, Tennessee, Senior 5-11 185 4.50

9. Rashad Bauman, Oregon, Senior 5-8 175 4.40

10. Sheldon Brown, South Carolina, Senior 5-10 187 4.38

SAFETIES

1. Edward Reed, Miami (FL), Senior 5-11 188

2. Roy Williams, Oklahoma, Junior 6-0 221

3. Mike Doss, Ohio State, Junior 5-11 197

4. Kevin Curtis, Texas Tech, Senior 6-2 210

5. Pig Prather, Mississppi State, Senior 6-1 195

6. Chris Hope, Florida State, Senior 6-1 193

7. Tank Williams, Stanford, Senior 6-3 215

8. Mike Lewis, Colorado, Senior 6-1 210

9. Eric Crouch, Nebraska, Senior 6-1 198

10. Marques Anderson, UCLA, Senior 6-0 207


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