Mayock's top prospects

Mike Mayock unveils his first top prospects list of the 2016 NFL Draft season, ranked by position. Read

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  1. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Combine invite list

    Take a look at the more than 300 prospects in the 2016 draft who have been invited to compete at the Feb. 23-29 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Read

  2. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Eleven potential combine workout freaks

    Florida State DB Jalen Ramsey could put on a show for scouts later this month at the NFL Scouting Combine, but he'll have these amazing athletes to compete with for the spotlight. Read

  3. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Seven snubs for the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine

    Former Navy QB Keenan Reynolds was among the top college players not invited to the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine. See the other notable players who won't be in Indy. Read

  4. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mayock tweets out NFL comps for top WRs in draft

    After unleashing his initial prospect rankings, Mike Mayock went to Twitter to provide NFL comparisons for top receivers in this year's draft, including one for a newly minted Hall of Famer. Read

  5. Advice for players heading to combine

    Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall and NFL Media's Heath Evans hand out there best advice for prospects preparing to head to Indianapolis for the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine. Watch
  6. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Draft's biggest boom-or-bust prospects

    Chad Reuter says there's no in-between with these prospects -- they'll either delight or be major disappointments. Heisman winner Derrick Henry and OSU's Braxton Miller lead his boom-or-bust list. Read

  7. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mike Mayock's rankings for 2016 NFL Draft

    With the NFL Scouting Combine just around the corner, NFL Media draft analyst Mike Mayock unveils his initial position-by-position rankings for the 2016 NFL Draft. Read

  8. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Brooks: 5 prospects worthy of No. 1 overall pick

    The Titans hold the draft's top pick and aren't in the market for a QB. Will a team trade up to No. 1 and select a signal-caller? Bucky Brooks says two QBs are worthy of the first overall choice. Read

  9. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Buckeyes dominate initial Mayock rankings

    The strength of Ohio State's draft class became apparent as Mike Mayock unveiled his first position rankings of this draft season. What else did we learn from the top-five lists? Read

  10. NFL Scouting Combine

    2016 NFL Scouting Combine schedule of events

    Take a look at the schedule of events for draft prospects at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, which will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. from Feb. 23-29. Read

  11. NFC East rookie grades: Washington rising

    Brandon Scherff's selection might have raised eyebrows last year -- but he became part of a sparkling Redskins class of newbies. Bucky Brooks provides NFC East rookie grades and combine outlooks. Read

  12. NFL Up!

    Exercises to take your speed to the next level

    Improving speed relies heavily on leg power development. So lets take a look at four effective exercises to help improve power to increase speed. Read

  13. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Best team fits for draft's top WRs

    Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah identify the top team fits for the most highly regarded WRs in this year's draft. Could the 49ers' Chip Kelly and his former team end up targeting the same player? Read

  14. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Exec: Ramsey is going to 'win' the combine

    An executive for an NFC team says everyone in the scouting community is in agreement that top DB prospect Jalen Ramsey will leave this month's NFL Scouting Combine as a big winner. Read

  15. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Lynch to throw at combine

    Former Memphis QB Paxton Lynch revealed on Friday that he intends to participate in throwing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine later this month. Read

  16. Paxton Lynch wants to be compared to Cam Newton

    University of Memphis quarterback Paxton Lynch joins "NFL Now Live Super Bowl 50" to talk about playing at Memphis, the possibility of playing for Jeff Fisher and which current QB he wants to be compared to. Watch
  17. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Aikman wants Cowboys to draft QB at No. 4

    Troy Aikman believes the Dallas Cowboys should play their draft hand the same way that the Green Bay Packers did a decade ago when they took Aaron Rodgers with Brett Favre still on the team. Read

  18. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top prospect Goff intends to throw at combine

    Cal's Jared Goff, arguably the top quarterback in this year's draft, says he's all in for drills at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis later this month. Read

  19. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Zierlein mock draft 1.0: Rams snag QB of future

    Lance Zierlein drops his initial first-round projection of the 2016 NFL Draft season, and includes a potential franchise quarterback for the Rams to christen their new home. Read

  20. Pederson: We have to get the QB position right

    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Doug Pederson discusses the direction the Eagles intend to take under the new regime. Watch
  21. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Baylor DE Oakman candid about dismissal from Penn State

    Baylor's Shawn Oakman is eager to clear the air with NFL scouts who have questions about his dismissal from Penn State. More on that and 10 other things we learned Wednesday at the Senior Bowl. Read

  22. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Davis: OSU's Miller still has something to prove before he's first-rounder

    Braxton Miller helped himself at the Reese's Senior Bowl last week, but if he wants to be a first-round pick, he can help himself even more at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis later this month. Read

  23. Tyrod who? Bills GM 'absolutely' would consider drafting QB

    Tyrod Taylor was a pleasant surprise for the Buffalo Bills, but that doesn't mean general manager Doug Whaley can rule out taking a quarterback early in the 2016 NFL Draft. Read

  24. Report: NFL Combine to stay in Indy through 2020

    The NFL Combine is staying in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Star reported that the league and Visit Indy have a five-year agreement that will keep the event at Lucas Oil Stadium through least 2020. Read

  25. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Savage: Wentz a top-10 draft pick

    Senior Bowl director (and former NFL GM) Phil Savage has heard from NFL sources who believe North Dakota State QB Carson Wentz will be a top-10 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Read

  26. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Bucky's Big Board 1.0: DB debuts atop rankings

    Prized DE Joey Bosa? Coveted OT Laremy Tunsil? They're high on Bucky Brooks' list of the top 32 prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft, but neither cracks the top spot. Read

  27. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    7 underclassmen who should have stayed in school

    Gil Brandt identifies seven underclassmen in the 2016 draft who would have benefited from another year in college, a list that includes a QB with many question marks and an undersized DB. Read

  28. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Jeremiah's mock draft 1.0: Cowboys take QB at No. 4

    Daniel Jeremiah foresees the Titans strengthening their defense with the top pick in his first forecast for the draft. He also has three QBs going in Round 1, including two within the first four picks. Read

  29. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top 50 prospects for 2016 draft

    Daniel Jeremiah unleashes his initial rankings of the top 50 prospects for this year's draft, a list anchored by an offensive lineman who should be an NFL starter from Day 1. Read

  30. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Brooks' mock draft 1.0: Browns land Goff

    The Browns select their signal-caller of the future in Bucky Brooks' first mock draft of the year. Brooks also predicts an NFC West team will address its QB need in Round 1. Read

  31. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    2016 NFL Draft order and team needs

    After a tough loss to the Chiefs in Kansas City, the Cleveland Browns are looking at a selection near the top of the 2016 NFL Draft. Lance Zierlein examines and reveals key areas of need for every club. Read

  32. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Jackson: Browns need 'to go get' QB with No. 2 pick

    New Browns coach Hue Jackson says Cleveland needs to draft a quarterback with the team's No. 2 overall pick in April. There appears to be three strong candidates. Read

  33. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Which QB has edge in Goff vs. Lynch?

    Top QB prospects Jared Goff and Paxton Lynch both intend to enter the 2016 draft. Who's the better QB? See Daniel Jeremiah's take in his tale of the tape. Read

  34. National Championship review

    Former NFL scouts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks give an early scouting report from the College Football Playoff National Championship game and preview the upcoming NFL Divisional Round. Listen

  35. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Will Rams look to draft for QB?

    The Rams have an answer as to where they'll play in 2016, but the team still has a huge question mark at quarterback. Will they be drawn to a potential answer in the draft? Read

  36. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Top 12 bowl performances

    Chad Reuter counts down the best individual performances from the college football bowl season, a prestigious list that includes the dominant performances of some talented running backs. Read

  37. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Six teams that need to draft a QB

    Plenty of teams will be in the market for a new quarterback this spring. Analyst Bucky Brooks breaks down the six that need to take a signal-caller in the 2016 NFL Draft. Read

  38. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Jeremiah: Elliott steals show in star-studded bowl

    The Fiesta Bowl was loaded with talented prospects, even after stars Joey Bosa and Jaylon Smith left the field. Daniel Jeremiah says one player stood out from the pack. Read

  39. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    NFL considering changing drills at combine

    Is an offensive lineman's 40-yard dash time really that important? That's one of the questions the NFL is examining as it considers more position-specific drills at the Scouting Combine. Read

  40. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Is star QB Goff prepared for NFL?

    Jared Goff, one of the most highly regarded QBs in college football, intends to enter the 2016 draft. Is he ready for what awaits him at the next level? Lance Zierlein weighs in. Read

  41. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    FSU's Ramsey reminiscent of Raiders great

    Florida State might have lost the Peach Bowl, but Seminoles defensive back Jalen Ramsey continued to display dynamic skills that are similar to those of the Raiders' Charles Woodson. Read

  42. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Brooks: Lynch doesn't have look of NFL-ready QB

    Bucky Brooks says he has serious concerns about Memphis QB Paxton Lynch's game coming off his disappointing bowl performance. Find out which NFL QB Brooks compares him to. Read

  43. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Ranking 2015 draft classes after Year One

    Which teams have 2015 draft classes that are most promising, and which still have the most to prove? Daniel Jeremiah ranks each team's class based on its performance in the regular season. Read

  44. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Mayockisms: A glossary of Mike Mayock terms

    With the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine done, Mike Mayock will be breaking down the performance of every top player in the draft for the next two months. Get ready for Mayock's most notable terms. Read

  45. 2015 NFL Combine Remix

    The future stars of the NFL auditioned for 32 pro teams this past weekend. Check out this exciting combine remix to relive the special magic from Indy. Watch
  46. NFL Scouting Combine

    How Mike Mamula changed the pre-draft game

    Twenty years ago, Mike Mamula's stock soared after a mind-bending combine performance. His lackluster NFL career now serves as a cautionary tale. Albert Breer investigates the "workout warrior." Read

  47. NFL Combine Tracker

    Combine's fastest players

    The 40-yard dash is the marquee event at the NFL Scouting Combine. Find out which draft prospects aced their speed test. Read

  48. Rich vs. top prospects

    See how Rich Eisen's 40-yard dash fared against some of the top prospects at the 2015 Scouting Combine. Watch
  49. The crazy days of the combine

    Vinny Testaverde attended the combine back in 1987 -- the event's first year in Indianapolis. And it was a whole different animal back in those days. "There were fist fights," Gil Brandt tells Conor Orr. Read

  50. CFB 24/7: Path to the Draft

    Follow top prospects' draft journeys

    UCLA's Brett Hundley and Nebraska's Randy Gregory are among seven 2015 draft prospects that College Football 24/7 will follow as they pursue their NFL dreams. Read

2016 NFL Scouting Combine

The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2016 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams.

Combine workout schedule:
» Friday, Feb. 26: RB, OL, ST
» Saturday, Feb. 27: QB, WR, TE
» Sunday, Feb. 28: DL, LB
» Monday, Feb. 29: DB

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