This talented passer once was considered a possible top-10 selection. He could be the second, third or fourth quarterback to go … but he easily could slide into the second round. He has the look of this year's Brady Quinn and could be one of the draft's best values.
Jackson is a playmaker who flashes speed and impact ability, but many question whether he can hold up physically. Jackson, who came out a year early, figures to go late in the first round but could slide into the second.
This fast 'tweener pass rusher brings big-play ability off the edge. He has dealt with some heart irregularities that present some health issues. He also has some positional questions related to playing end in a 4-3 scheme or up as a linebacker in a 3-4 set.
Davis is an imposing athlete with huge upside. However, he needs more experience at the position. He is capable of being a Pro Bowl-caliber performer. Right now, he's an inconsistent raw prospect who is a much better athlete than football player.
He's a big, mobile tackle who has the tools to become a fine NFL blocker. However, he entered the NFL Draft a year early and finds himself in a great class of tackle prospects. Because of the talent available this year, Collins could fall to the third round. He could be the steal of the draft there with time to develop.
Athletic tackle has flashed explosiveness on the inside, and that has moved him into the early rounds. Still, his periods of inconsistency are disturbing and make him one of the riskiest top-100 selections on the board.
This massive, wide-bodied lineman is a fast-rising prospect after having a big 2007 season. The problem is he only has one year as a full-time starter. He could be in the second tier of linemen and might even move into the top 50, but he would be a risky selection that early.
Bell is an athletic linebacker who has the ability to make an impact early. He could be one of the surprise NFL rookies in the right setting (like a 3-4 scheme). However, he still must prove he can perform against NFL-caliber blockers and has to find a team that's a good fit.
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