VikingUpdate.com Positional Draft Rankings

A final listing of the top 15-20 players at each position in the 2006 NFL Draft, according to Viking Update's John Holler.

VIKING UPDATE FINAL RANKINGS

QUARTERBACKS
1. Matt Leinart, USC
2. Vince Young, Texas
3. Jay Cutler, Vanderbilt
4. Brodie Croyle, Alabama
5. Charlie Whitehurst, Clemson
6. Omar Jacobs, Bowling Green
7. Kellen Clemens, Oregon
8. Bruce Gradkowski, Toledo
9. D.J. Shockley, Georgia
10. Tarvaris Jackson, Alabama State
11. Darrell Hackney, UAB
12. Drew Olson, UCLA
13. Marcus Vick, Virginia Tech
14. Bruce Basanex, Northwestern
15. Paul Pinegar, Fresno State

RUNNING BACKS
1. Reggie Bush, USC
2. Laurence Maroney, Minnesota
3. DeAngelo Williams, Memphis
4. LenDale White, USC
5. Joseph Addai, LSU
6. Brian Calhoun, Wisconsin
7. Maurice Drew, UCLA
8. Leon Washington, Florida State
9. Andre Hall, South Florida
10. Jerome Harrison, Washington State
11. Jerious Norwood, Mississippi State
12. P.J. Daniels, Georgia Tech
13. Gerald Riggs Jr., Tennessee
14. Taurean Henderson, Texas Tech
15. Wendell Mathis, Fresno State
16. Quinton Ganther, Utah
17. Wali Lundy, Virginia
18. Mike Bell, Arizona
19. Cedric Humes, Virginia Tech
20. DonTrell Moore, New Mexico

FULLBACKS
1. Lawrence Vickers, Colorado
2. Garrett Mills, Tulsa
3. Matt Bernstein, Wisconsin
4. David Kirtman, USC
5. Gilbert Harris, Arizona
6. Quadtrine Hill, Miami
7. Tahi Naufahu, BYU
8. Rahson Powers-Neal, Notre Dame
9. J.D. Runnels, Oklahoma
10. Shawn Willis, Oklahoma State

WIDE RECEIVERS
1. Chad Johnson, Florida
3. Sinorice Moss, Miami
4. Maurice Stovall, Notre Dame
5. Demetrius Williams, Oregon
6. Travis Wilson, Oklahoma
7. Derek Hagan, Arizona State
8. Greg Jennings, Western Michigan
9. Brandon Marshall, Central Florida
10. Michael Robinson, Penn State
11. Brandon Williams, Wisconsin
12. Hank Baskett, New Mexico
13. Jason Avant, Michigan
14. Devin Aromashodu, Auburn
15. Brad Smith, Missouri
16. Mike Hass, Oregon State
17. Willie Reid, Florida State
18. Greg Lee, Pitt
19. Todd Watkins, BYU
20. Jonathan Orr, Wisconsin.

TIGHT ENDS
1. Vernon Davis, Maryland
2. Marcedes Lewis, UCLA
3. Leonard Pope, Georgia
4. Joe Klopfenstein, Colorado
5. Anthony Fasano, Notre Dame
6. Dominique Byrd, USC
7. David Thomas, Texas
8. Tony Scheffler, Western Michigan
9. Tim Day, Oregon
10. Owen Daniels, Wisconsin
11. T.J. Williams, North Carolina State
12. Jeff King, Virginia Tech
13. Cooper Wallace, Auburn
14. Charles Davis, Purdue
15. Tim Massaquoi, Michigan
16. Jason Pociask, Wisconsin
17. Troy Bienemann, Washington State
18. Bristol Olomua, Texas Tech
19. Daniel Fells, Cal-Davis
20. Quinn Sypniewski, Colorado

OFFENSIVE TACKLES
1. D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Virginia
2. Winston Justice, USC
3. Eric Winston, Miami
4. Marcus McNeill, Auburn
5. Andrew Whitworth, LSU
6. Ryan O'Callahan, Cal
7. Daryn Colledge, Boise State
8. Jonathan Scott, Texas
9. Jeremy Trueblood, Boston College
10. Zach Strief, Northwestern
11. Paul McQuistan, Weber State
12. Guy Whimper, East Carolina
13. Rashad Butler, Miami
14. Joe Toledo, Washington
15. Michael Toudouze, TCU
16. Quinn Ojinnaka, Syracuse
17. Brad Butler, Virginia
18. Donald Penn, Utah State
19. Troy Reddick, Auburn
20. E.J. Whitley, Texas Tech

GUARDS
1. Davin Joseph, Oklahoma
2. Max Jean-Gilles, Georgia
3. Taitsui Lutui, USC
4. Charles Spencer, Pitt
5. Rob Sims, Ohio State
6. Fred Matua, USC
7. Kevin Boothe, Cornell
8. Mark Setterstrom, Minnesota
9. Jahri Evans, Bloomsburg (Pa.)
10. Chris Kuper, North Dakota
11. Adam Stenavich, Michigan
12. Matt Lentz, Michigan
13. Will Allen, Texas
14. Tony Tella, Miami
15. Tre' Stallings, Mississippi
16. Dan Stevenson, Notre Dame
17. Rob Smith, Tennessee
18. Cody Douglas, Tennessee
19. Brad Honeycutt, Georgia Tech
20. Kelvin Chaisson, Oklahoma

CENTERS
1. Nick Mangold, Ohio State
2. Chris Chester, Oklahoma
3. Jason Spitz, Louisville
4. Greg Eslinger, Minnesota
5. Ryan Cook, New Mexico
6. Will Montgomery, Virginia Tech
7. Patrick Ross, Boston College
8. Mike Degory, Florida
9. Marvin Phillip, Cal
10. Grayling Love, Arizona State

DEFENSIVE ENDS
1. Mario Williams, North Carolina State
2. Tamba Hali, Penn State
3. Mathias Kiwanuka, Boston College
4. Darryl Tapp, Virginia Tech
5. Mark Anderson, Alabama
6. Victor Adeyanju, Indiana
7. Parys Haralson, Tennessee
8. Chris Gocong, Cal-Poly
9. Elvis Dumervil, Louisville
10. Julian Jenkins, Stanford
11. Ray Edwards, Purdue
12. Stanley McClover, Auburn
13. Rob Ninkovich, Purdue
14. Jeremy Mincey, Florida
15. Ryan LaCasse, Syracuse
16. Frostee Rucker, USC
17. James Wyche, Syracuse
18. Mike Kudla, Ohio State
19. Eric Henderson, Georgia Tech
20. Charles Bennett, Clemson

DEFENSIVE TACKLES
1. Brodrick Bunkley, Florida State
2. Haloti Ngata, Oregon
3. Gabe Watson, Michigan
4. Claude Wroten, LSU
5. Orien Harris, Miami
6. John McCargo, North Carolina State
7. Rodrique White, Texas
8. Dusty Dvoracek, Oklahoma
9. Montavious Stanley, Louisville
10. Jonathan Lewis, Virginia Tech
11. Kyle Williams, LSU
12. Babatunde Oshinowo, Stanford
13. Barry Cofield, Northwestern
14. Jesse Mahelona, Tennessee
15. Johnny Jolly, Texas A&M
16. Kedric Golston, Georgia
17. Manaia Brown, BYU
18. Titus Adams, Nebraska
19. Le Kevin Smith, Nebraska
20. T.J. Jackson, Auburn

INSIDE LINEBACKERS
1. D'Qwell Jackson, Maryland
2. Abdul Hodge, Iowa
3. Gerris Wilkinson, Georgia Tech
4. Tim Dobbins, Iowa State
5. Kai Parham, Virginia
6. Tim McGarigle, Northwestern
7. Dale Robinson, Arizona State
8. Freddie Keiaho, San Diego State
9. Freddie Roach, Alabama
10. Anthony Schlegel, Ohio State
11. Leon Williams, Miami
12. Oliver Hoyte, North Carolina State
13. Trent Bray, Oregon State
14. Justin London, UCLA
15. Sam McGrew, Florida State
16. Kevin Schimmelman, Stanford
17. Jimmy Cottrell, New Mexico State
18. Aaron Harris, Texas
19. Valentine Chude, Western New Mexico
20. Corey Mays, Notre Dame

OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS
1. A.J. Hawk, Ohio State
2. Kamerion Wimbley, Florida State
3. Ernie Sims, Florida State
4. Chad Greenway, Iowa
5. DeMeco Ryans, Alabama
6. Manny Lawson, North Carolina State
7. Bobby Carpenter, Ohio State
8. Rocky McIntosh, Miami
9. Thomas Howard, UTEP
10. Jon Alston, Stanford
11. A.J. Nicholson, Florida State
12. James Anderson, Virginia Tech
13. Brian Iwuh, Colorado
14. Spencer Havner, UCLA
15. Jamar Williams, Arizona State
16. Clint Ingram, Oklahoma
17. Keith Ellison, Oregon State
18. Stephen Tulloch, North Carolina State
19. Terna Nande, Miami (Ohio)
20. Travis Williams, Auburn

CORNERBACKS
1. Tye Hill, Clemson
2. Jimmy Williams, Virginia Tech
3. Johnathan Joseph, South Carolina
4. Antonio Cromartie, Florida State
5. Kelly Jennings, Miami
6. Ashton Youboty, Ohio State
7. Richard Marshall, Fresno State
8. Alan Zemaitis, Penn State
9. Cedric Griffin, Texas
10. Devin Hester, Miami
11. DeMario Minter, Georgia
12. Tim Jennings, Georgia
13. Marcus Hudson, North Carolina State
14. David Pittman, Northwestern (La.) State
15. Dee Webb, Florida
16. Anwar Phillips, Penn State
17. Charles Gordon, Kansas
18. Marcus Maxey, Miami
19. Will Blackmon, Boston College
20. Gerrick McPhearson, Maryland

SAFETIES
1. Michael Huff, Texas
2. Donte Whitner, Ohio State
3. Jason Allen, Tennessee
4. Ko Simpson, South Carolina
5. Daniel Bullocks, Nebraska
6. Darnell Bing, USC
7. Danieal Manning, Abilene Christian
8. Roman Harper, Alabama
9. Anthony Smith, Syracuse
10. Bernard Pollard, Purdue
11. Calvin Lowry, Penn State
12. Pat Watkins, Florida State
13. Greg Blue, Georgia
14. Dawan Landry, Georgia Tech
15. Eric Smith, Michigan State
16. Dwayne Slay, Texas Tech
17. Antoine Bethea, Howard
18. Scott Ware, USC
19. Charlie Peprah, Alabama
20. Darrell Brooks, Arizona

KICKERS
1. Josh Huston, Ohio State
2. Jonathan Scifrie, Southwest Missouri State
3. Connor Hughes, Virginia
4. Stephen Gostkowski, Memphis
5. Deric Yaussi, Wyoming

PUNTERS
1. Ryan Plackemeier, Wake Forest
2. Steve Weatherford, Illinois
3. John Torp, Colorado
4. Tom Malone, USC
5. Danny Baugher, Arizona

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