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NFL Draft Prospect Rankings: Top Players at Every Position Heading into the NFL Combine

Jason Schandl
Ranking the top 2022 NFL Draft prospects ahead of the scouting combine.
Ranking the top 2022 NFL Draft prospects ahead of the scouting combine. / Michael Reaves/GettyImages

Just because it has become cliché doesn't make it any less true: the NFL is a year-round league. We're not even a month removed from the Super Bowl, and the football world has already turned its attention to the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine ahead of the NFL Draft.

With some of the best prospects in the sport attending the combine, it's time for fans to start familiarizing themselves with who their team could be selecting in April.

Here are the top NFL Draft prospects by position as we head into the scouting combine.

NFL Draft Quarterback Rankings

  1. Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh
  2. Malik Wills, Liberty
  3. Matt Corral, Ole Miss
  4. Sam Howell, North Carolina
  5. Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati
  6. Carson Strong, Nevada
  7. Bailey Zappe, Western Kentucky

NFL Draft Running Back Rankings

  1. Breece Hall, Iowa State
  2. Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M
  3. Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State
  4. Kyren Williams, Notre Dame
  5. Kennedy Brooks, Oklahoma
  6. Rachaad White, Arizona State
  7. Zamir White, Georgia
  8. Brian Robinson Jr., Alabama
  9. Zonovan Knight, NC State
  10. Jerome Ford, Cincinnati

NFL Draft Wide Receiver Rankings

  1. Garrett Wilson, Ohio State
  2. Drake London, USC
  3. Treylon Burks, Arkansas
  4. Jameson Williams, Alabama
  5. Chris Olave, Ohio State
  6. Jahan Dotson, Penn State
  7. George Pickens Georgia
  8. Skyy Moore, Western Michigan
  9. Justyn Ross, Clemson
  10. Khalil Shakir, Boise State

NFL Draft Tight End Rankings

  1. Trey McBride, Colorado State
  2. Jeremy Ruckert, Ohio State
  3. Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina
  4. Greg Dulcich, UCLA
  5. Jalen Wydermeyer, Texas A&M

NFL Draft Offensive Tackle Rankings

  1. Evan Neal, Alabama
  2. Ikem Ekwonu, NC State
  3. Charles Cross, Mississippi State
  4. Bernhard Raimann, Central Michigan
  5. Kenyon Green, Texas A&M
  6. Trevor Penning, Northern Iowa
  7. Darian Kinnard, Kentucky
  8. Jamaree Salyer, Georgia
  9. Abraham Lucas, Washingon State
  10. Kellen Diesch, Arizona State

NFL Draft Interior Offensive Line Rankings

  1. Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa
  2. Zion Johnson, Boston College
  3. Dylan Parham, Memphis
  4. Ed Ingram, LSU
  5. Marquis Hayes, Oklahoma
  6. Lecitus Smith, Virginia Tech
  7. Luke Fortner, Kentucky
  8. Thayer Munford, Ohio State

NFL Draft Cornerback Rankings

  1. Derek Stingley Jr., LSU
  2. Ahmad Gardner, Cincinnati
  3. Trent McDuffie, Washington
  4. Andrew Booth Jr., Clemson
  5. Kaiir Elam, Florida
  6. Roger McCreary, Auburn
  7. Kyler Gordon, Washington
  8. Martin Emerson, Mississippi State
  9. Josh Jobe, Alabama
  10. Tariq Woolen, LSU

NFL Draft Edge Rusher Rankings

  1. Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan
  2. Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon
  3. George Karlaftis, Purdue
  4. David Ojabo, Michigan
  5. Jermaine Johnson II, Florida State
  6. Travon Walker, Georgia
  7. Kingsley Enagbare, South Carolina
  8. Drake Jackson, USC
  9. Arnold Ebiketie, Penn State
  10. Boye Mafe, Minnesota

NFL Draft Interior Defensive Line Rankings

  1. Jordan Davis, Georgia
  2. DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M
  3. Devonte Wyatt, Georgia
  4. Travon Walker, Georgia
  5. Logan Hall, Houston
  6. Travis Jones, Connecticut
  7. Perrion Winfrey, Oklahoma
  8. Phidarian Mathis, Alabama
  9. Haskell Garrett, Ohio State
  10. Matthew Butler, Tennessee

NFL Draft Safety Rankings

  1. Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame
  2. Lewis Cine, Georgia
  3. Jaquan Brisker, Penn State
  4. Daxton Hill, Michigan
  5. Bryan Cook, Cincinnati
  6. Kerby Joseph, Illinois
  7. Nick Cross, Maryland

NFL Draft Linebacker Rankings

  1. Nakobe Dean, Georgia
  2. Devin Lloyd, Utah
  3. Christian Harris, Alabama
  4. Chad Muma, Wyoming
  5. Leo Chenal, Wisconsin
  6. Brian Asamoah, Oklahoma
  7. Channing Tindall, Georgia
  8. Brandon Smith, Penn State
  9. Damone Clark, LSU
  10. Terrell Bernard, Baylor

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