Tier 1 (1-10) | Tier 2 (11-20) | Tier 3 (21-30) | Tier 4 (31-40) | Tier 5 (41-50) | Tiers 6-10 (51-100)
Tier Three (21-30)
William Beatty, OT, Connecticut:
Beatty might be a little bit of a reach this high, but he can play left tackle in the NFLâ¦ Has long arms (34 ¾ inches)â¦ Started 35 games at left tackle for UConnâ¦ Slim, basketball player buildâ¦ Good quickness to handle speed rushers.
Eben Britton, OT, Arizona:
Three-year player who started 2006-07 at right tackle and moved to left tackle in 2008â¦ Very good competitorâ¦ Has good feetâ¦ Very smartâ¦ Needs more upper-body strength.
Vontae Davis, CB, Illinois:
Brother of 49ers tight end Vernon Davisâ¦ Very good athlete with lots of talentâ¦ Not real easy to coachâ¦ Strong (25 lifts at combine) and will tackleâ¦ Will remind you of DeAngelo Hall as both a player and a person.
Percy Harvin, WR, Florida:
Harvin has as much talent as any player in this draftâ¦ Has great speed and a burstâ¦ Comes from same area as Michael Vick, and has had character problems in the pastâ¦ He can be a dynamic player if he can get his act together.
Michael Johnson, DE, Georgia Tech:
Has outstanding athletic ability and outstanding pass rush abilityâ¦ Long armsâ¦ Not very good vs. the runâ¦ Needs to improve stamina.
James Laurinaitis, LB, Ohio State:
Three-year starter for Ohio State who is very smart and very competitiveâ¦ Can play all three linebacker spots in the 4-3â¦ Great character person; his father was a professional wrestler and his sister is a hockey playerâ¦ The first high school player from Minnesota to play at Ohio State in 75 years will have a long NFL career.
Clay Matthews Jr., LB, USC:
His father Clay played 15 years with the Cleveland Browns (1978-93) and uncle Bruce is in the Pro Football Hall of Fameâ¦ Was a walk-on at USCâ¦ He weighed under 200 pounds as a high school seniorâ¦ Moves well, and can drop into coverage or rush the passerâ¦ Plays with intensity.
Rey Maualuga, LB, USC:
A middle linebacker with great physical abilityâ¦ Has problem keeping his weight downâ¦ He's very strong and a great leaderâ¦ Played okay in space in college, but may have a problem in the NFLâ¦ Has had some character problems.
Knowshon Moreno, RB, Georgia:
Redshirted in 2006, then played RB for just two seasonsâ¦ He is a complete player -- will block, can catch passes and runs with powerâ¦ Has strong legs, can elude tacklers and will not fumbleâ¦ Has good, not great, speed, but should be an outstanding player.
Brandon Pettigrew, TE, Oklahoma State:
Not a speedy pass-catching TE, but he can be a dominant playerâ¦ He's a better football player than he is an athleteâ¦ Has long arms and big handsâ¦ Ran 4.88 at the combine at 266 poundsâ¦ Has good work habits.