Rick Gosselin's NFL draft rankings

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  1. Errant Hothy

    Errant Hothy Hypermediocrity

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    http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/spt/football/nfl/draft/gosselin_rankings.html

    It's been expanded to the top 10 at each position, for all spots but ILB and C.

    Enjoy, discuss and party on.


    QUARTERBACK

    1. Matt Leinart Southern California
    2. Jay Cutler Vanderbilt
    3. Vince Young Texas
    4. Brodie Croyle Alabama
    5. Kellen Clemens Oregon
    6. Charlie Whitehurst Clemson
    7. Darrell Hackney Alabama-Birmingham
    8. Bruce Gradkowski Toledo
    9. Travaris Jackson Alabama State
    10. Bruce Eugene Grambling State

    RUNNING BACK

    1. Reggie Bush Southern California
    2. D'Angelo Williams Memphis
    3. Laurence Maroney Minnesota
    4. LenDale White Southern California
    5. Joseph Addai LSU
    6. Maurice Drew UCLA
    7. Jerious Norwood Mississippi State
    8. Jerome Harrison Washington State
    9. Brian Calhoun Wisconsin
    10. Leon Washington Florida State

    WIDE RECEIVER

    1. Santontio Holmes Ohio State
    2. Chad Jackson Florida
    3. Sinorice Moss Miami
    4. Greg Jennings Western Michigan
    5. Derek Hagan Arizona State
    6. Demetrius Williams Oregon
    7. Maurice Stovall Notre Dame
    8. Travis Wilson Oklahoma
    9. Jason Avant Michigan
    10. Brandon Williams Wisconsin

    TIGHT END

    1. Vernon Davis Maryland
    2. Marcedes Lewis UCLA
    3. Anthony Fasano Notre Dame
    4. Leonard Pope Georgia
    5. Joe Klopfenstein Colorado
    6. Tony Scheffler Western Michigan
    7. T.J. Williams North Carolina State
    8. David Thomas Texas
    9. Dominique Byrd Southern California
    10. Owen Daniels Wisconsin

    OFFENSIVE TACKLE

    1. D'Brickashaw Ferguson Virginia
    2. Winston Justice Southern California
    3. Marcus McNeill Auburn
    4. Eric Winston Miami
    5. Rashad Butler Miami
    6. Andrew Whitworth LSU
    7. Ryan O'Callaghan California
    8. Daryn Colledge Boise State
    9. Jonathan Scott Texas
    10. Jeremy Trueblood Boston College

    GUARD

    1. Davin Joseph Oklahoma
    2. Max Jean-Gilles Georgia
    3. Charles Spencer Pittsburgh
    4. Taitusi Lutui Southern California
    5. Fred Matua Southern California
    6. Rob Sims Ohio State
    7. Will Montgomery Virginia Tech
    8. Mark Setterstrom Minnesota
    9. Jason Spitz Louisville
    10. Jahri Evans Bloomsburg State

    CENTER

    1. Nick Mangold Ohio State
    2. Chris Chester Oklahoma
    3. Marvin Philip California
    4. Ryan Cook New Mexico
    5. Greg Eslinger Minnesota

    DEFENSIVE END

    1. Mario Williams North Carolina State
    2. Tamba Hali Penn State
    3. Manny Lawson North Carolina State
    4. Kamerion Wimbley Florida State
    5. Mathias Kiwanuka Boston College
    6. Darryl Tapp Virginia Tech
    7. Frostee Rucker Southern California
    8. Chris Gocong Cal Poly
    9. Victor Adeyanju Indiana
    10. Mark Anderson Alabama

    DEFENSIVE TACKLE

    1. Brodrick Bunkley Florida State
    2. Haloti Ngata Oregon
    3. John McCargo North Carolina State
    4. Claude Wroten LSU
    5. Gabe Watson Michigan
    6. Kyle Williams LSU
    7. Babatunde Oshinowo Stanford
    8. Dusty Dvoracek Oklahoma
    9. Jonathan Lewis Virginia Tech
    10. Rodrique Wright Texas

    OUTSIDE LINEBACKER

    1. A.J. Hawk Ohio State
    2. Ernie Sims Florida State
    3. Chad Greenway Iowa
    4. Demeco Ryans Alabama
    5. Bobby Carpenter Ohio State
    6. Thomas Howard UTEP
    7. Roger McIntosh Miami
    8. Clint Ingram Oklahoma
    9. Jon Alston Stanford
    10. James Anderson Virginia Tech

    INSIDE LINEBACKER

    1. D'Qwell Jackson Maryland
    2. Abdul Hodge Iowa
    3. Gerris Wilkinson Georgia Tech
    4. Leon Williams Miami
    5. Anthony Schlegel Ohio State

    CORNERBACK

    1. Michael Huff Texas
    2. Jimmy Williams Virginia Tech
    3. Jonathan Joseph South Carolina
    4. Kelly Jennings Miami
    5. Jason Allen Tennessee
    6. Antonio Cromartie Florida State
    7. Tye Hill Clemson
    8. Richard Marshall Fresno State
    9. Ashton Youboty Ohio State
    10. Cedric Griffin Texas

    SAFETY

    1. Donte Whitner Ohio State
    2. Daniel Bullocks Nebraska
    3. Ko Simpson South Carolina
    4. Anthony Smith Syracuse
    5. Bernard Pollard Purdue
    6. Pat Watkins Florida State
    7. Eric Smith Michigan State
    8. Calvin Lowry Penn State
    9. Darnell Bing Southern California
    10. Roman Harper Alabama

    SPECIAL TEAMS

    1. Willie Reid (KR) Florida State
    2. Skyler Green (KR) LSU
    3. Nick Huston (K) Ohio State
    4. Ryan Plackemeyer (P) Wake Forest
    5. John Stelly (P) Louisiana-Monroe
    6. Stephen Gostkowski (K) Memphis
    7. Jeremy Bloom (KR) Colorado
    8. Boone Stutz (DS) Texas A&M
    9. Steve Weatherford (P) Illinois
    10. Courtland Finnegan (KR) Samford
     
  2. kastofsna

    kastofsna Hall of Fame

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    i'll assume leaving devin hester off the special teamers list is a mistake, and i just don't get how anyone can think michael huff is a better CB prospect than safety.
     
  3. Vinny

    Vinny shiny happy fan Staff Member

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    Gosselin isn't a talent evaluator (as he states himself). He takes insider information from NFL scouts and management and correlates it to the draft board each year. His work isn’t so much his opinion as it is consensus opinion from insider sources around the league. Historically, his pre-draft information is top shelf.
     
  4. Grid

    Grid Hall of Fame

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    Daniel Bullocks.. i need to look into him. Ive been looking at mostly Whitner and Simpson.
     
  5. TexanFan881

    TexanFan881 Hall of Fame

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    Me too. Looks like Bullocks has risen his stock...
     
  6. Maddict5

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    Omar jacobs????????
     
  7. kastofsna

    kastofsna Hall of Fame

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    yup.

    oh, and jennings and joseph should be ranked below every other player below them.
     
  8. Señor Stan

    Señor Stan El Guapo

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    Shhhhh! I was liking Rashad Butler as a late round sleeper.
     


  9. Grid

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    Daniel Bullocks looks like an interesting prospect...I dont really see why he is listed as the #2 FS though. Im seeing alot of knocks against him, but he has some good positives too. Draftcountdown said he doesnt have much upside.

    he has a twin brother who is currently playing in the NFL for the Saints. They took him in the second round last year. He has almost the same measurables and plays DB as well, so i decided to ask them what they thought of him.

    They said he looked good, seems to have alot of potential, and had good instincts. Looked at his rookie stats, and he was no Dunta Robinson, but didnt look too bad.

    I could see Bullocks as a possibility for us.. but I dunno that we would take him at #33. he could definatly be one of our picks in the 3rd though, if he slides that far.
     

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