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Pudge's 2011 Positional Rankings

Postby Pudge » Thu Sep 23, 2010 11:54 pm

Here's the simplified grading key:

9 - Franchise Player
8 - Foundation Player - Elite Prospect
7 - 1st Rounder - Top Level Prospect
6 - 2nd Rounder - Impact Prospect
5 - 3rd Rounder - Starting Prospect
4 - 4th Rounder - Developmental Prospect
3 - Middle Rounder - Stopgap Prospect
2 - Late Rounder - Reserve Prospect
1 - Undrafted - Fringe Prospect

You can see the more in-depth grading system, by clicking here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13888&start=0

Okay, since it's been a while since I updated this, I'm adding my "90% final" grades on the Top 15 players per position I've already posted profiles for. As I add more profiles/scouting reports in the next 6-8 weeks, I'll update these rankings.

QUARTERBACKS

1. Blaine Gabbert, Missouri - 7.2
2. Cam Newton, Auburn - 6.7
3. Jake Locker, Washington - 6.6
4. Ryan Mallett, Arkansas - 6.5
5. Christian Ponder, Florida State - 5.8
6. Pat Devlin, Delaware - 5.4
7. Greg McElroy, Alabama - 5.3
8. Andy Dalton, TCU - 5.1
9. Ricky Stanzi, Iowa - 4.9
10. Tyrod Taylor, Virginia Tech - 4.7
11. Colin Kaepernick, Nevada - 3.6
12. T.J. Yates, North Carolina - 3.0
13. Nathan Enderle, Idaho - 2.9
14. Ben Chappell, Indiana - 2.7
15. Scott Tolzien, Wisconsin - 2.4
16. Taylor Potts, Texas Tech - 2.3
17. Adam Froman, Louisville - 2.3
18. Jerrod Johnson, Texas A&M - 2.1
19. Zach Frazer, Connecticut - 1.7
20. Jeremiah Masoli, Mississippi - 1.5

RUNNING BACKS

1. Mark Ingram, Alabama - 7.7
2. Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech - 6.3
3. Daniel Thomas, Kansas State - 6.1
4. Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State - 5.9
5. Mikel Leshoure, Illinois - 5.9
6. Shane Vereen, California - 5.6
7. Jamie Harper, Clemson - 5.0
8. Jordan Todman, Connecticut - 5.0
9. Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State - 4.9
10. DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma - 4.9
11. Derrick Locke, Kentucky - 4.7
12. Dion Lewis, Pittsburgh - 4.5
13. Stevan Ridley, LSU - 4.5
14. Bilal Powell, Louisville - 4.4
15. Noel Devine, West Virginia - 3.9
16. Mario Fannin, Auburn - 3.9
17. Da'Rel Scott, Maryland - 3.8
18. Delone Carter, Syracuse - 3.7
19. Evan Royster, Penn State - 3.5
20. Armando Allen, Notre Dame - 3.4
21. Anthony Allen, Georgia Tech - 3.3
22. Graig Cooper, Miami FL - 3.0
23. Nic Grigsby, Arizona - 2.8
24. Alex Green, Hawaii - 2.6
25. Roy Helu, Nebraska - 2.5
26. Damien Berry, Miami - 2.5
27. Shaun Draughn, North Carolina - 2.4
28. Chad Spann, Northern Illinois - 2.3
29. Baron Batch, Texas Tech - 2.3
30. DuJuan Harris, Troy - 2.0
31. Eddie Wide, Utah - 1.9

FULLBACKS

1. Owen Marecic, Stanford - 5.0
2. Stanley Havili, USC - 4.9
3. Anthony Sherman, Connecticut - 4.8
4. Henry Hynoski, Pittsburgh - 4.6
5. Shaun Chapas, Georgia - 3.4
6. Patrick DiMarco, South Carolina - 2.9
7. Charles Clay, Tulsa - 2.8
8. Allen Bradford, USC - 2.7
9. Matt Asiata, Utah - 2.6
10. Robert Hughes, Notre Dame - 2.4

WIDE RECEIVERS

1. A.J. Green, Georgia - 8.0
2. Julio Jones, Alabama - 7.6
3. Torrey Smith, Maryland - 6.3
4. Jon Baldwin, Pittsburgh - 5.9
5. Jerrel Jernigan, Troy - 5.9
6. Ronald Johnson, USC - 5.7
7. Leonard Hankerson, Miami FL - 5.6
8. Greg Little, North Carolina - 5.4
9. Austin Pettis, Boise State - 5.3
10. Randall Cobb, Kentucky - 5.1
11. Denarius Moore, Tennessee - 4.8
12. Derrell Johnson-Koulianos, Iowa - 4.7
13. Terrence Toliver, LSU - 4.7
14. Tandon Doss, Indiana - 4.5
15. Titus Young, Boise State - 4.3
16. Vincent Brown, San Diego State - 4.1
17. Darvin Adams, Auburn - 4.0
18. Dwayne Harris, East Carolina - 4.0
19. Cecil Shorts, Mount Union - 3.9
20. Aldrick Robinson, SMU - 3.8
21. Jeremy Kerley, TCU - 3.7
22. Tori Gurley, South Carolina - 3.3
23. Mark Dell, Michigan State - 3.1
24. Jeff Maehl, Oregon - 3.1
25. DeMarco Sampson, San Diego State - 3.0
26. Owen Spencer, N.C. State - 3.0
27. Niles Paul, Nebraska - 3.0
28. Kris Adams, UTEP - 3.0
29. Kris Durham, Georgia - 2.9
30. Dane Sanzenbacher, Ohio State - 2.8
31. Detron Lewis, Texas Tech - 2.8
32. Ryan Whalen, Stanford - 2.7
33. Scotty McKnight, Colorado - 2.7
34. Armon Binns, Cincinnati - 2.7
35. Chris Matthews, Kentucky - 2.7
36. Lyle Leong, Texas Tech - 2.6
37. DeAndre Brown, Southern MIss - 2.6
38. Jock Sanders, West Virginia - 2.6
39. Gerald Jones, Tennessee - 2.5
40. David Gilreath, Wisconsin - 2.4
41. Jarvis Williams, N.C. State - 2.2
42. Terrance Turner, Indiana - 2.1

TIGHT ENDS

1. Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame - 6.7
2. D.J. Williams, Arkansas - 6.7
3. Lance Kendricks, Wisconsin - 6.2
4. Luke Stocker, Tennessee - 5.7
5. Jordan Cameron, USC - 4.6
6. Andre Smith, Virginia Tech - 4.5
7. Virgil Green, Nevada - 4.4
8. Zack Pianalto, North Carolina - 3.9
9. Charlie Gantt, Michigan State - 3.8
10. Konrad Reuland, Stanford - 3.3
11. Lee Smith, Marshall - 2.9
12. Mike McNeill, Nebraska - 2.8
13. Cameron Graham, Louisville - 2.8
14. Richard Gordon, Miami - 2.6
15. Kyle Adams, Purdue - 2.4
16. Greg Smith, Texas - 2.3
17. Martell Webb, Michigan - 2.2
18. Preston Dial, Alabama - 1.9

OFFENSIVE TACKLES

1. Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin - 6.9
2. Tyron Smith, USC - 6.7
3. Anthony Castonzo, Boston College - 6.4
4. Nate Solder, Colorado - 6.3
5. Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State - 6.2
6. DeMarcus Love, Arkansas - 5.4
7. Lee Ziemba, Auburn - 4.5
8. Byron Stingily, Louisville - 4.2
9. James Brewer, Indiana - 3.5
10. Jah Reid, Central Florida - 3.2
11. Chris Hairston, Clemson - 2.9
12. James Carpenter, Alabama - 2.8
13. Derek Hall, Stanford - 2.8
14. Marcus Gilbert, Florida - 2.7
15. Kyle Hix, Texas - 2.7
16. Jarriel King, South Carolina - 2.6
17. Willie Smith, East Carolina - 2.2
18. Cody Habben, Washington - 2.1
19. Josh Davis, Georgia - 2.1
20. Rich Lapham, Boston College - 2.0

OFFENSIVE GUARDS

1. Mike Pouncey, Florida - 6.4
2. Ben Ijalana, Villanova - 6.1
3. Danny Watkins, Baylor - 6.0
4. John Moffitt, Wisconsin - 5.9
5. Marcus Cannon, TCU - 5.6
6. Stephen Schilling, Michigan - 5.3
7. Keith Williams, Nebraska - 5.0
8. Orlando Franlkin, Miami - 4.9
9. Clint Boling, Georgia - 4.6
10. Zach Hurd, Connecticut - 4.3
11. Jason Pinkston, PIttsburgh - 3.9
12. Michael Huey, Texas - 3.8
13. Ray Dominguez, Arkansas - 3.8
14. Andrew Jackson, Fresno State - 3.7
15. Joseph Barksdale, LSU - 3.0
16. Justin Boren, Ohio State - 2.9
17. Butch Lewis, USC - 2.8
18. Bo Thran, Oregon - 2.5
19. John Bender, Nevada - 2.5
20. Bryant Browning, Ohio State - 2.4
21. Andrew Phillips, Stanford - 2.3
22. Bill Nagy, Wisconsin - 2.2
23. Caleb Schlauderaff, Utah - 2.1
24. Carl Johnson, Florida - 2.1
25. Thomas Claiborne, Boston College - 2.0
26. Chris Stewart, Notre Dame - 1.9

CENTERS

1. Rodney Hudson, Florida State - 6.4
2. Stefen Wisniewski, Penn State - 5.7
3. Alex Linnenkohl, Oregon State - 5.0
4. Tim Barnes, Missouri - 4.9
5. Ryan McMahon, Florida State - 4.7
6. Kris O'Dowd, USC - 4.6
7. Chase Beeler, Stanford - 4.3
8. Zane Taylor, Utah - 4.2
9. Ryan Bartholomew, Syracuse - 4.2
10. Colin Baxter, Arizona - 3.9
11. Jake Kirkpatrick, TCU - 3.4
12. Kevin Kowalski, Toledo - 3.3
13. J.C. Brignone, Mississippi State - 2.9
14. Zack Williams, Washington State - 2.4
15. Jason Kelce, Cincinnati - 2.0
16. Brad Thorson, Kansas - 1.9
17. Colin Miller, Central Michigan - 1.9
18. Sampson Genus, South Florida - 1.8

DEFENSIVE ENDS

1. Robert Quinn, North Carolina - 8.0
2. J.J. Watt, Wisconsin - 7.6
3. Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson - 7.3
4. Cameron Jordan, California - 7.1
5. Cameron Heyward, Ohio State - 7.0
6. Aldon Smith, Missouri - 6.9
7. Justin Houston, Georgia - 6.5
8. Ryan Kerrigan, Purdue - 6.4
9. Adrian Clayborn, Iowa - 5.8
10. Brooks Reed, Arizona - 5.1
11. Sam Acho, Texas - 4.8
12. Brandon Bair, Oregon - 4.7
13. Greg Romeus, Pittsburgh - 4.7
14. Allen Bailey, Miami FL - 4.6
15. Cliff Matthews, South Carolina - 4.3
16. Pernell McPhee, Mississippi State - 4.2
17. John Graves, Virginia Tech - 4.0
18. Bruce Miller, Central Florida - 3.6
19. Jabaal Sheard, Pittsburgh - 3.5
20. Karl Klug, Iowa - 3.3
21. Markus White, Florida State - 2.9
22. Pierre Allen, Nebraska - 2.5
23. Ricky Elmore, Arizona - 2.5
24. Clay Nurse, Illinois - 2.4
25. Craig Marshall, South Florida - 2.4
26. Ugo Chinasa, Oklahoma State - 2.2
27. Ryan Winterswyk, Boise State - 1.9

DEFENSIVE TACKLES

1. Marcell Dareus, Alabama - 7.7
2. Nick Fairley, Auburn - 7.6
3. Corey Liuget, Illinois - 7.1
4. Stephen Paea, Oregon State - 7.0
5. Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple - 6.8
6. Drake Nevis, LSU - 6.7
7. Jurrell Casey, USC - 6.5
8. Marvin Austin, North Carolina - 6.4
9. Kenrick Ellis, Hampton - 6.0
10. Jarvis Jenkins, Clemson - 5.9
11. Lawrence Guy, Arizona State - 5.8
12. Jerrell Powe, Mississippi - 5.7
13. Christian Ballard, Iowa - 5.6
14. Phil Taylor, Baylor - 5.1
15. Ian Williams, Notre Dame - 4.2
16. Colby Whitlock, Texas Tech - 4.0
17. Zach Clayton, Auburn - 2.9
18. Terrell McClain, South Florida - 2.7
19. Corbin Bryant, Northwestern - 2.7
20. Dexter Larimore, Ohio State - 2.7
21. Mike Blanc, Auburn - 2.6
22. David Carter, UCLA - 2.6
23. Adrian Taylor, Oklahoma - 2.6
24. Lawrence Marsh, Florida - 2.5
25. Chris Neild, West Virginia - 2.4
26. Ted Laurent, Mississippi - 2.2
27. Terron Sanders, Florida - 2.0
28. Derrick Hill, California - 1.9
29. Cory Grant, TCU - 1.9
30. Ricky Lumpkin, Kentucky - 1.8

INSIDE LINEBACKERS

1. Martez Wilson, Illinois - 7.2
2. Greg Jones, Michigan State - 6.7
3. Casey Matthews, Oregon - 6.5
4. Mario Harvey, Marshall - 5.6
5. Kelvin Sheppard, LSU - 5.5
6. Josh Bynes, Auburn - 5.1
7. Nate Irving, N.C. State - 4.9
8. Chris White, MIssissippi State - 4.3
9. Orie Lemon, Oklahoma State - 3.8
10. Akeem Dent, Georgia - 3.5
11. Mike Mohamed, California - 3.4
12. Colin McCarthy, Miami - 3.1
13. Greg Lloyd, Connecticut - 2.9
14. Brad Jefferson, Georgia Tech - 2.8
15. Alex Wujciak, Maryland - 2.6
16. Bront Bird, Texas Tech - 2.1
17. Derrell Smith, Syracuse - 2.1
18. Culmer St. Jean, Wisconsin - 1.9
19 Ben Jacobs, Fresno State - 1.9
20. Nick Bellore, Central MIchigan - 1.7

OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS

1. Von Miller, Texas A&M - 7.8
2. Akeem Ayers, UCLA - 7.2
3. Bruce Carter, North Carolina - 6.8
4. Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina - 5.9
5. Brian Rolle, Ohio State - 5.6
6. Dontay Moch, Nevada - 5.4
7. Mason Foster, Washington - 4.9
8. Mark Herzlich, Boston College - 4.8
9. Adrian Moten, Maryland - 4.8
10. Jonas Mouton, Michigan - 4.7
11. K.J. Wright, Mississippi State - 4.6
12. Chris Carter, Fresno State - 4.4
13. Thomas Keiser, Stanford - 4.3
14. Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma - 4.3
15. Ross Homan, Ohio State - 4.2
16. Brandon Peguese, Hampton - 3.9
17. Quentin Davie, Northwestern - 3.6
18. Spencer Paysinger, Oregon - 3.5
19. Mister Alexander, Florida State - 3.4
20. Lawrence Wilson, Connecticut - 3.4
21. Jeremiha Hunter, Iowa - 3.3
22. A.J. Jones, Florida - 3.2
23. Eric Gordon, Michigan State - 3.1
24. Scott Lutrus, Connecticut - 2.9
25. J.T. Thomas, West Virginia - 2.8
26. Steven Friday, Virginia Tech - 2.8
27. Brian Duncan, Texas Tech - 2.8
28. Eddie Jones, Texas - 2.8
29. Justin Trattou, Florida - 2.7
30. Brian Smith, Notre Dame - 2.7
31. Kenny Rowe, Oregon - 2.6
32. Craig Stevens, Auburn - 2.5
33. Wayne Daniels, TCU - 2.5
34. Doug Hogue, Syracuse - 2.4
35. David Bedford, South Florida - 2.4
36. Dom DeCicco, Pittsburgh - 2.3
37. Chris Walker, Tennessee - 2.2
38. DeQuin Evans, Kentucky - 2.1
39. Winston Venable, Boise State - 2.1
40. Brandon Hicks, Florida - 2.1
41. Anthony Egbuniwe, Georgia Tech - 2.0

CORNERBACKS

1. Patrick Peterson, LSU - 8.5
2. Prince Amukamara, Nebraska - 7.6
3. Brandon Harris, Miami - 6.7
4. Aaron Williams, Texas - 6.5
5. Jimmy Smith, Colorado - 6.4
6. Brandon Burton, Utah - 5.7
7. Curtis Brown, Texas - 5.6
8. Rashad Carmichael, Virginia Tech - 5.4
9. Davon House, New Mexico State - 4.8
10. Shareece Wright, USC - 4.4
11. Johnny Patrick, Louisville - 4.2
12. Chimdi Chekwa, Ohio State - 4.2
13. Kendric Burney, North Carolina - 3.9
14. Kevin Rutland, Missouri - 3.6
15. Brandyn Thompson, Boise State - 3.5
16. Anthony Gaitor, FIU - 3.5
17. Brandon Hogan, West Virginia - 3.4
18. Devon Torrence, Ohio State - 3.4
19. James Dockery, Oregon State - 3.3
20. Mario Butler, Georgia Tech - 3.3
21. Marcus Gilchrist, Clemson - 3.1
22. Jason Teague, TCU - 3.0
23. Byron Maxwell, Clemson - 3.0
24. Jalil Brown, Colorado - 3.0
25. Mike Holmes, Syracuse - 2.9
26. Richard Sherman, Stanford - 2.7
27. Darrin Walls, Notre Dame - 2.3

SAFETIES

1. Rahim Moore, UCLA - 6.9
2. DeAndre McDaniel, Clemson - 5.9
3. WIll HIll, Florida - 5.6
4. Robert Sands, West Virginia - 5.4
5. Quinton Carter, Oklahoma - 4.9
6. Jaiquawn Jarrett, Temple - 4.8
7. Tyler Sash, Iowa - 4.7
8. Ahmad Black, Florida - 4.6
9. Eric Hagg, Nebraska - 4.4
10. Jeron Johnson, Boise State - 3.9
11. Chris Conte, California - 3.5
12. Nate Williams, Washington - 3.4
13. Joe Lefeged, Rutgers - 3.2
14. Shiloh Keo, Idaho - 3.1
15. Brett Greenwood, Iowa - 3.1
16. Zac Etheridge, Auburn - 3.0
17. Jasper Simmons, Missouri - 2.5
18. Jay Valai, Wisconsin - 2.5
19. Jermale Hines, Ohio State - 2.4
20. Mistral Raymond, South Florida - 2.3
21. Jai Eugene, LSU - 2.2
22. Jonathan Nelson, Oklahoma - 2.1
23. Andrew Rich, BYU - 1.9
24. Alex Frye, Wake Forest - 1.8

KICKERS

1. Alex Henery, Nebraska - 3.3
2. Kai Forbath, UCLA - 2.6
3. Dan Bailey, Oklahoma State - 2.2
4. Wes Byrum, Auburn - 2.0
5. Josh Jasper, LSU - 1.9
6. Thomas Weber, Arizona State - 1.8

PUNTERS

1. Chas Henry, Florida - 2.4
2. Matt Bosher, Miami - 2.3
3. Ryan Donahue, Iowa - 2.2
4. Derek Epperson, Baylor - 2.0
5. Reid Forrest, Washington State - 1.9
6. Derek Helton, LSU - 1.7
7. Trevor Hankins, Arizona State - 1.7
8. Rob Long, Syracuse - 1.6
9. Dan Hutchins, PIttsburgh - 1.5

LONG SNAPPERS

1. Christian Yount, UCLA - 2.0
2. Zach Enyeart, Washington State - 1.9
3. Andrew Schulze, Iowa - 1.8
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Re: Pudge's Big Board

Postby thescout » Wed Oct 27, 2010 3:49 pm

Pudge, based on your grades there doesn't seem to be alot of 1st round material in this draft. I know your not done but looking at the positions def tackle seems to have good quality and receiver through the 2nd round. All other positions there are about 2 players that make the grade for 1st and 2nd round.There seems to be quite a drop off at off tackle from the first 2 players to the rest. This doesn't bode well if the Falcon's try and draft a off tackle with pick 1.

At the receiver positon seems like alot of big players but we already have that in Jenkins. There may more polished players than Jenkins but the lack of a big play threat we really need and I don't see and Desean Jackson's or Jeremy Macklin's in this group.

It's to bad Rudolph got injured may have been worth the 1st rounder to replace Gonzo.The def ends don't look very promising according to your grades either. Just to repeat I know your not done probably a long way to go but the early board doesn't look good vs the Falcon needs so far this year. Maybe certain players pick it up like Biermann, Baker,Blaylock, or linebackers but come the Falcon's pick around 25-30 I hope there is a quality player.
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Re: Pudge's Big Board

Postby Pudge » Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:28 pm

Yeah, it's a long way to go. And truth be told, once everyone declares and the draft class is finalized, guys at weaker positions in the draft will get a slight bump in their grades. That happened for Kyle Wilson last year, who started out as a low 6, but when it became increasingly clear as time wore on that other than Haden, there wasn't another corner that was better than him, it bumped him a bit, so that I saw him as more of a 7 by the time the draft rolled around.
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Re: Pudge's Big Board

Postby thescout » Wed Oct 27, 2010 6:40 pm

Your right Pudge. Players will zoom up the charts and some down also the players who declare so there should be some quality at 25-30. Still keeping my fingers crossed we can find a MCluster type of player so the offense can strike for 7 on one play.
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Re: Pudge's Big Board

Postby Pudge » Wed Oct 27, 2010 7:34 pm

Unless the draft is really strong class at the top, by my grading system there usually aren't going to be more than 15 or so guys that will get a 7 or higher.

But you should also note that these are generic ratings. And based on each team's specific needs and schemes, will bump or knock ratings.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:12 pm

Replaced the big board with Top 15 rankings of seniors, including Baldwin, who apparently has declared. I'll add the juniors as they declare.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby RobertAP » Sat Jan 08, 2011 2:40 pm

Drafting as late as we are, I wouldn't get my hopes up for any positional picks. I'm thinking that we are now in a position that we can draft BPA and look for, what TD considers to be, playmakers. There are certainly some needs going into this draft, but our overall talent level is pretty darn high. We cut several good players in camp this year, and had one signed away from our practice squad. We're in a really good position at this point in time.

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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Sat Jan 08, 2011 2:47 pm

I agree Rob...somewhat. I think this is the year that we should go BPA, because there are no glaring weaknesses as far as the starting 22 go, but I do think that more than likely TD won't abandon his needs-first drafting model, which probably means DE and TE could be higher priorities than other areas.

It probably won't be as strict as we've seen in recent years, but it remains doubtful to me that TD would use a No. 1 pick on a guy that won't come in right away and push for a starting job somewhere. And while I'd be ecstatic if our top pick was used on a CB, I don't expect it to happen since that player would just be a nickel corner, while a draft pick at DE, OLB, WR, or another position could actually win a starting job as a rookie.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:30 pm

Pudge, when are you going to update your chart? I would imagine after the underclassmen deadline?
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:18 am

Yeah, I was waiting for the underclassmen. You waited this long, you can wait a few more days!

I still have some tape to watch.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:24 am

Pudge wrote:Yeah, I was waiting for the underclassmen. You waited this long, you can wait a few more days!

I still have some tape to watch.


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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Mon Jan 31, 2011 3:13 am

What's the chance of the rankings being updated before the draft. :D After this senior bowl you still think Titus Young is that low on the board? How about Harris and Williams at corner? Qbs plenty have come out looks like needs revised. I don't believe locker helped himself at the Senior Bowl.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Mon Jan 31, 2011 11:22 am

It'll get updated at some point, but I still have tape to watch, which I probably won't get to anytime soon.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Mon Jan 31, 2011 5:33 pm

No problem Pudge I'm just razzing you. :D
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Mon Feb 28, 2011 12:04 am

An update with the Top 10 players that I've posted profiles for and their grades on offense. Once I've written a profile on a guy, I feel like I've done 90% of the work on him, although I might tweak things as I process more information, and unfortunately get influence by other opinions over the next 2 months.
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Re: Pudge's Top 10 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:17 am

I expect Luiget to be drafted by the Bears and Kerrigan to the Jaguers. Akeem Ayers didn't show well and I think slides to the 2nd.
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Re: Pudge's Top 10 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:40 am

If Ayers falls to the 2nd, then NFL teams are on crack. If GB doesn't take him at No. 32, then all hope is lost for this world.
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Re: Pudge's Top 10 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Tue Mar 01, 2011 1:54 am

Pudge wrote:If Ayers falls to the 2nd, then NFL teams are on crack. If GB doesn't take him at No. 32, then all hope is lost for this world.


Then I'm on the Enterprise to find a world where football makes sense. :lol:
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby thescout » Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:28 am

Pudge, I was going through your scouting reports and your top 15 rankings. It seems you love Akeem Ayers,Wilson at linebacker and Paea isn't to bad at def tackle. All 3 are highly rated according to your grades. I was surprised you have Rudolph at 6.7 good but not the powerhouse tight end I was hoping. He got the same grade as DJ Williams at tight end. It doesn't seem your to excited about the receivers other than the first 2 in Jones and Greene. After Kerrigan at def end it drops substantially in ratings. Harris and Williams got good scores at corner I see. Ingram according to your ratings might be the 2nd coming of Joe Morris. Your pretty confident he is going to be like gangbusters when he gets in the NFL.

Well I'm cooling off on a receiver in the 1st anyway. We just need pro bowl potential players is all I care about. Seems like a few will be on the board come the Falcon's pick at 27.
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Re: Pudge's Top 15 Position Rankings

Postby Pudge » Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:24 am

I'm never confident in my ratings. I think I had Knowshon Moreno rated as an 8, and Clay Matthews a low 5 or high 4. Mike Wallace probably would have been like in the low 3s and Larry English would have been like a 7.5. Chris Long was another high 8 for me. Vince Hall, the former Virginia Tech MLB was rated in the 5 range over Curtis Lofton, and he's playing in the Indoor Football League, which is like a 3rd tier Arena league.

I wouldn't sleep on someone that is "just a 6.7." When you're picking where we're picking in the 1st round, that's typically the type of player you're targeting with the 27th overall pick. And in the case of Rudolph or any of the other TEs, we might be able to snag that guy with the 59th pick. If you can get a 1st round talent like that at the end of the 2nd round, you've pulled a Charlie Sheen and you've won. We did that in '09 with William Moore.
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