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Updated Hot 100: Tier Three prospects

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Tier 1 (1-10) | Tier 2 (11-20) | Tier 3 (21-30) | Tier 4 (31-40) | Tier 5 (41-50) | Tier 6-10 (51-100)



Tier Three (21-30 listed alphabetically)


Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State
6-foot-2, 225 pounds
Missed most of the 2009 season and didn't work out at the combine. A big receiver with good hands, and he also has return ability. Has top-10 talent.

Carlos Dunlap, DE, Florida
6-5 ¾, 277
Very athletic to go with good quickness. Plays well vs. the run, but needs to mature and learn better pass rush moves.

Mike Iupati, G, Idaho
6-5 1/8, 331
Will become the first Idaho player to be drafted in Round 1 since 1967. Played guard in college, but some think he'll play tackle in the NFL. Dominated in college despite a limited football background.

Kareem Jackson, CB, Alabama
5-10 ½, 196
(UP FROM TIER 4) Another cornerback coached by Nick Saban. Plays the run well and can play bump-and-run or off the receiver. Looks like former Cowboys great Everson Walls, who led the NFL in interceptions each of his first two seasons.

Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
5-11 5/8, 218
Strong runner, ran for 1,808 yards in 2009 against 8- and 9-man fronts. Good blocker and receiver.

Colt McCoy, QB, Texas
6-1 1/8, 216
(UP FROM TIER 4) The winningest quarterback in college history. Moves well and has a high release point. He is very accurate and can throw on the move. Had a great pro day.

Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State
6-5, 305
Defensive tackle who can also play end. He has a big frame and has the quickness to get upfield.

Rodger Saffold, LT, Indiana
6-4 5/8, 315
Has started four years at left tackle for Indiana, a good pass protector and a big effort player on a mediocre team. Needs to add strength.

Demaryius Thomas, WR, Georgia Tech
6-3 ¼, 224
(DOWN FROM TIER 2) A project with unbelievable abilty. Broke his foot in February and most likely won't work out prior to draft. But he averaged 25 yards per catch on an option running team.

Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
5-10, 194
Has ball skills needed to play the position. Strong, and can return kicks. Needs to work on his tackling.



Tier 1 (1-10) | Tier 2 (11-20) | Tier 3 (21-30) | Tier 4 (31-40) | Tier 5 (41-50) | Tier 6-10 (51-100)



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