Jay Goldberg

QB Dak Prescott Mississippi State Will eventually be a solid NFL starter.
Brandon Allen Arkansas Will be a top backup who can step in and win when a starter gets hurt which means he'll get his chance to become a starter and will be fine.
Vernon Adams Oregon Forget his size, he has mad skills and will be an outright steal for the team that drafts/signs him.  A potential future star.
RB Jonathan Williams Arkansas It may take a year for his injury to fully heal; so it may be year two before he breaks through,  but he is a very talented player.
Tyler Ervin San Jose State Pound for pound, the best running back in this draft.  Fast, quick and strong he is more Warrick Dunn than Darren Sproles so give him a sizeable role and you'll have a star.
Keith Marshall Georgia The fastest running back in the draft, if not for injuries throughout his college career (he is healthy now) he would be pressing Henry for the number two ranked running back in this class.
Aaron Green TCU A quick and shifty running back, he will find a useful role for the team that drafts him
Storm Woods Oregon State Better on the fileld than working out, I would take a shot with him late or as a priority street free agent.
WR Josh Doctson TCU The best receiver in this draft class, if he is drafted in the right spot, he could be a regular at the Pro Bowl.
Leonte Caroo Rutgers Solid player who will be a contributor year in and year out for the bteam that drafts him.
Trevor Davis California Good size/speed ratio and proved he could catch at the Combine.  He my need to bulk up some, but he is an intriguing prospect.
Devon Cajuste Stanford This is a kid I would target on day three. Excellent size, respectable speed for his size, athletic and good hands.  Plus a 6.49 three-cone!  what's not to like.  He has later round star breakout written all over him.
Mitch Mathews BYU Great size/speed ration (6'5.5", 4.49 forty), plus good athlete.  Worth a long look.
Paul McRoberts SE Louisiana I was very disappointed in his forty time.  He looked fast at the Senior Bowl both in practice and in the game.  He kept beating defenders deep.  He has natural hands and good size.  I would overlook the workout and bring him into camp, he could surprise.
Jared Dangerfield Western Kentucky Another player who caught my eye in the post-season (East West Shrine Game), his workout numbers killed his chances at getting drafted.  However, I would bring him into camp, he just might surprise and grow into a #4 receiver.
TE Jerrell Adams South Carolina Over time, Adams may put up the best fantasy football stats of any tight end in this class.
Thomas Duarte UCLA If Duarte can make the move to tight end (from receiver); he could be difficult for safeties and linebackers to cover.
Henry Krieger Coble Iowa This catches catches everything.  He has great, great hands and is the type of player who may never be a star (or starter), but helps a team win a couple of games every year.
OL Jack Allen Michigan State Potential day three long time starter at center.
Joshua Garnett Stanford I like him more than Whitehair, the top guard on almost every draft analyst's board.
Graham Glasgow Michigan Met every challenge thrown at him during the post-season (Shrine, Senior Bow, Combine) and will be a steal in this draft.
Spencer Drango Baylor This kid could be available late on day three and will be someone who will come in and be a valuable, versatile reserve for the team that drafts him.
Alex Huettel Bowling Green he caught my eye with a very good East West Shrine Game.  I would take a chance with him as a later round pick or priority free agent.
Jason Spriggs Indiana Spriggs lokked like the best offensive line at the Senior Bowl.  I like him more than others and, if I didn't have an immediate need at tackle, would draft him ahead of Conklin and Decker.
Caleb Benenoch UCLA After the big names are off the board, Benenoch could be up next and in reality, he isn't that far behind.
Joe Haeg North Dakota State He will need time to develop, but Haeg has tremendous skills to work with and could be a top starter down the line.
DL Emmanuel Ogbah Oklahoma State Has the skill set and athleticism to be the best defensive end to come out of this draft.
Carl Nassib Penn State Will become a solid NFL srtarter who can play the run and rush the passer.
Charles Tapper Oklahoma A speed rusher who, worst case, can be an effective pass rusher in the nickel.
James Cowser Southern Utah A bit of a defensive end, outside linebacker tweener; he is just a very good football player.
Victor Ochi Stony Brook Another tweener, I like Ochi as a defensive end in a 4-3 defense; particularly in the wide-9 scheme.  He could be dominate in that scheme.
Sheldon Rankins Louisville Rankins will be a dominate player in the NFL.  he is an excellent pass rusher from his defensive tackle position.
Javon Hargrave South Carolina State Hargrave will be one of the steals of this draft.  He is a future Pro Bowl player.
Sheldon Day Notre Dame An undersized defensive tackle, Day gets it done on the field.  He will be a valuable member of a team's defensive line rotation.
Matt Ioannidis Temple Ioannidis is another player who will be a steal for the team that drafts him.  He is talented and goes all out.  he looked great in the one-on-one drills at the Senior Bowl.
David Onyemata Manitiba Onyemata will be available on day three and has the skills and athleticism to be developed into a plus NFL starter.  I would target him later in day three.
LB Darren Lee Ohio State Lee will be a better pro than college player.  You are looking at the next top tier NFL tackle-hound.
Deon Jones LSU Part of the need breed linebacker/safety hybrids; in the right spot Jones will excel.
Joe Schobert Wisconsin A solid but unspectacular player, Schobert is the type of player who allows teams to pay their stars and field a good team.
Jatavis Brown Akron Another player who fits the hybrid outside linebacker/safety mode; Brown has the skill set and speed to be a big plus in the right scheme.
Tyrone Holmes Montana Holmes has the skill set to move from defensive end to 3-4 outside linebacker in the NFL.  He has starter potential.
Tyler Matakevich Temple Much better on the field than working out; Matakevich has great on the filed instincts and will be a top starter inside in a 3-4 defense.
Blake Martinez Stanford Martinez could be one of the real surprises out of this draft class.  He has sneaky speed, but reads and reacts as well as any linebacker in this class.  He could be one of the better starters long term from this draft. 
Josh Forrest Kentucky Forrest fits the profile of a number of inside linebackers who have come into the NFL over the last 10 years. Productive on the field, seemingly good range, but then runs a poor forty.  Some have overcome this with instincts and scheme fit; others are as timed.  I think Forrest can be a solid backup, worst case.
Gionni Paul Utah A pleasure to watch play; his workout numbers were very disappointing.  still I would target him very late or as a priority free agent because he has the production and instincts to be given a real chance to stick on a roster. 
DB Cyrus Jones Alabama Solid slot corner who will be a productive NFL player.
Jonathan Jones Auburn Size-deficient but superbly talented corner; I would make it a ;point to draft this kid.
Maurice Canady Virginia Athletic corner/safety with an excellent size/speed ratio; Canady is a player I like a lot in this draft
Eric Murray Minnesota Murray is a gamer who basically, looked very good Senior Bowl week.  I expect Murray to be a solid NFL player. 
Anthony Brown Purdue One of the fastest players in the draft; Brown at 5'11" has the skill set of a boundary corner and could be an effective NFL starter.
Tavon Young Temple Great, great numbers for a slot corner.  Has the quickness and change-of-direction skills to stay with slippery and quick wide receivers.  Young, who is only 5'9"; could still be a steal in this draft.
V'Angelo Bentley Illinois As a late pick or undrafted street free agent; he is worth a long look as he has the skill set to stick on a roster
Justin Simmons Boston College He is the best free safety in the draft.  Excellent instincts; good speed, tremendous quickness  and a willingness to mix it up.  My advice to NFL teams - draft this kid; early!
Tyvis Powell Ohio State Powell deserves more hype than he has been getting during the draft process.  He will be a good NFL player.
Jamal Golden Georgia Tech Golden is not the most athletic safety in the draft but he is a gfood football player who, worst case, will be a solid backup and core special teams player.
Karl Joseph West Virginia The best strong safety in the draft; he packs a wallop when tackling.
Miles Killebrew Southern Utah He's stock cooled when he ran a 4.65 at the Combine but he rebounded with a 4.51 at his Pro Day.  still, it was not in the 4.4s as expected.  however, he is still the best linebacker/safety hybrid that is in vogue n the NFL in this draft.  Oh, and when he comes up to hit someone; they are stopped in their tracks.
Clayton Fejedelem Illinois Love this kid as a late day three prospect with starter potential.  Worst case he will be a solid backup and excellent special teams player.

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