The final countdown: Paul Conner's final defensive rankings for the 2016 NFL Draft

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Draft week is finally here which means months and months of work is about to be put to the test. Game film, the combine, pro days, interviews, and visits have been studied and restudied ad nauseum by media, scouts and NFL teams alike. Below, you will find my third and final draft rankings on defense for the 2016 NFL Draft. Click here for the offensive rankings and to see if it's Goff or Wentz, Treadwell or Doctson, Tunsil or Stanley.

3-4 Defensive End

1. DeForest Buckner - Oregon

2. Sheldon Rankins - Louisville

3. Chris Jones - Mississippi State

4. Robert Nkemdiche - Ole Miss

5. Jonathan Bullard - Florida

6. A'Shawn Robinson - Alabama

7. Hassan Ridgeway - Texas

8. Willie Henry - Michigan

9. Maliek Collins - Nebraska

10. Sheldon Day - Notre Dame

11. Adolphus Washington - Ohio State

12. Jihad Ward - Illinois

13. Javon Hargrave - South Carolina State

14. Aziz Shittu - Stanford

15. Matt Ioannidis - Temple

16. Bronson Kaufusi - BYU

17. Adam Gotsis - Georgia Tech

18. Ronald Blair - Appalachian State

19. Carl Nassib - Penn State

20. Destiny Vaeao - Washington State

21. Anthony Zettel - Penn State

22. D.J. Pettway - Alabama

23. Quinton Jefferson - Maryland

24. Trevon Coley - Florida Atlantic

25. Luther Maddy - Virginia Tech

26. Joel Heath - Michigan State

27. Darius Latham - Indiana

28. David Onyemata - Manitoba

29. Brandin Bryant - Florida Atlantic

30. Delvon Simmons - USC

31. Dean Lowry - Northwestern

32. Jonathan Woodard - Central Arkansas

3-4 Nose Tackle

1. Vernon Butler - LA Tech

2. Andrew Billings - Baylor

3. Kenny Clark - UCLA

4. Jarran Reed - Alabama

5. Austin Johnson - Penn State

6. D.J. Reader - Clemson

7. Nile Lawrence-Stample - Florida State

8. Vincent Valentine - Nebraska

9. Antwaun Woods - USC

10. Chris Mayes - Georgia

11. Gerald Dixon Jr. - South Carolina

12. Melvin Lewis - Kentucky

3-4 Outside Linebacker (EDGE)

1. Joey Bosa - Ohio State

2. Kevin Dodd - Clemson

3. Shaquille Lawson - Clemson

4. Noah Spence - Eastern Kentucky

5. Emmanuel Ogbah - Oklahoma State

6. Leonard Floyd - Georgia

7. Shilique Calhoun - Michigan State

8. Kamalei Correa - Boise State

9. Yannick Ngakoue - Maryland

10. Jordan Jenkins - Georgia

11. Kyler Fackrell - Utah State

12. James Cowser - Southern Utah

13. Matt Judon - Grand Valley State

14. Stephen Weatherly - Vanderbilt

15. Victor Ochi - Stony Brook

16. Joe Schobert - Wisconsin

17. De'Vondre Campbell - Minnesota

18. Ian Seau - Nevada

19. Aaron Wallace - UCLA

20. Curt Maggitt - Tennessee

21. Ugonna Awuruonye - Campbell

22. Theiren Cockran - Minnesota

23. Dadi Nicolas - Virginia Tech

24. Alex McCalister - Florida

25. Pete Robertson - Texas Tech

26. Jimmy Bean - Oklahoma State

27. David Perkins - Illinois State

28. Mike Rose - N.C. State

Inside Linebacker

1. Myles Jack - UCLA

2. Reggie Ragland - Alabama

3. Jaylon Smith - Notre Dame

4. Darron Lee - Ohio State

5. Deion Jones - LSU

6. Su'a Cravens - USC

7. Jatavis Brown - Akron

8. Elandon Roberts - Houston

9. Antonio Morrison - Florida

10. B.J. Goodson - Clemson

11. Kentrell Brothers - Missouri

12. Beniquez Brown - Mississippi State

13. Scooby Wright - Arizona

14. Dominique Alexander - Oklahoma

15. Josh Forrest - Kentucky

16. Jared Norris - Utah

17. Cassanova McKinzy - Auburn

18. Terrance Smith - Florida State

19. Blake Martinez - Stanford

20. Nick Vigil - Utah State

21. Tyler Matakevich - Temple

22. Steven Daniels - Boston College

23. Luke Rhodes - William & Mary

Cornerback

1. Jalen Ramsey - Florida State

2. Vernon Hargreaves III - Florida

3. Mackensie Alexander - Clemson

4. William Jackson III - Houston

5. Eli Apple - Ohio State

6. Kendall Fuller - Virginia Tech

7. Will Redmond - Mississippi State

8. Artie Burns - Miami

9. D.J. White - Georgia Tech

10. Keivarae Russell - Notre Dame

11. Juston Burris - N.C. State

12. Xavien Howard - Baylor

13. Cyrus Jones - Alabama

14. Harlan Miller - Southeastern Louisiana

15. Leshaun Sims - Southern Utah

16. Zack Sanchez - Oklahoma

17. Deiondre' Hall - Northern Iowa

18. Rashard Robinson - LSU

19. Kevon Seymour - USC

20. Mike Jordan - Missouri Western State

21. Eric Murray - Minnesota

22. Crevon Leblanc - Florida Atlantic

23. Daryl Worley - West Virginia

24. Kevin Peterson - Oklahoma State

25. Maurice Canady - Virginia

26. Taveze Calhoun - Mississippi State

27. Kenneth Crawley - Colorado

28. Jonathan Jones - Auburn

29. Lloyd Carrington - Arizona State

30. Brian Poole - Florida

Safety

1. Karl Joseph - West Virginia

2. Keanu Neal - Florida

3. Jeremy Cash - Duke

4. T.J. Green - Clemson

5. Sean Davis - Maryland

6. Darian Thompson - Boise State

7. Vonn Bell - Ohio State

8. Kevin Byard - Middle Tennessee State

9. Justin Simmons - Boston College

10. Miles Killebrew - Southern Utah

11. DeAndre Houston-Carson - William & Mary

12. Jalen Mills - LSU

13. K.J. Dillon - West Virginia

14. Tyvis Powell - Ohio State

15. Jayron Kearse - Clemson

16. Deon Bush - Miami

17. Jordan Lomax - Iowa

18. Kavon Frazier - Central Michigan

19. Jordan Lucas - Penn State

20. Elijah Shumate - Notre Dame

21. Clayton Fejedelem - Illinois

22. Trae Elston - Ole Miss

23. Trent Matthews - Colorado State

24. R.J. Williamson - Michigan State

25. Doug Middleton - Appalachian State

Paul Conner is the Film Analyst and Draft Evaluator at Breaking Burgundy. You can follow him on Twitter @P_ConnerJr

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