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Recruiting profiles of top 50 prospects in 2014 NFL Draft

A look at the high school recruiting profiles of the top 50 prospects for the 2014 NFL Draft, according to NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah:

1. Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-6, 247
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 1
Also considered: Alabama, Clemson
» Video: High school highlights

2. Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-1, 180
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 15
Also considered: Florida, Michigan, Miami
» Video: High school highlights

3. Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 296
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 90
Also considered: LSU
» Video: High school highlights

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4. Anthony Barr, LB, UCLA

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-4, 230
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 50
Also considered: Notre Dame, FSU
» Video: High school highlights

5. Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 275
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 48
Also considered: Texas

6. Timmy Jernigan, DT, FSU

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 275
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 29
Also considered: LSU, Michigan, Tennessee
» Video: High school highlights

7. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-1, 193
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Not ranked
Also considered: Oregon
» Video: High school highlights

8. Khalil Mack, LB, Buffalo

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 220
Rivals.com rating: 2 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Auburn

9. C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 212
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 56
Also considered: Auburn

10. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 185 
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars 
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 113
Also considered: Miami, South Florida 
» Video: High school highlights

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Best of North Carolina

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11. Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 225
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Clemson, Duke, Rutgers

12. Taylor Lewan, OT, Michigan

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-7, 272
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 194
Also considered: Minnesota, Arizona State
» Video: High school highlights

13. Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 180
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Colorado State

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14. Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-1, 190
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Maryland
» Video: High school highlights

15. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 190
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 7
Also considered: Michigan, Florida
» Video: High school highlights

16. Kelvin Benjamin, WR, FSU

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-6, 210
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 60
Also considered: Florida, Marshall
» Video: High school highlights

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Best of Notre Dame

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17. Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 320
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 85
Also considered: Miami, Florida

18. Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-0, 173
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas A&M
» Video: High school highlights

19. Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan State

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 5-11, 170
Rivals.com rating: 2 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Middle Tennessee State

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20. Marqise Lee, WR, USC

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-1, 187
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 36
Also considered: Florida, Miami, Oregon

21. Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio State

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-1, 230
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Florida, FSU
» Video: High school highlights

22. Blake Bortles, QB, UCF

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-4, 230
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Colorado State, Western Kentucky

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Best of Minnesota

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23. Ra'Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-6, 251
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Ohio State, Wisconsin
» Video: High school highlights

24. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-7, 250
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 39
Also considered: Oregon
» Video: High school highlights

25. Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 270
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Michigan

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Best of Texas Tech

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26. Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 237
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 52
Also considered: Texas A&M
» Video: High school highlights

27. Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 322
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 4
Also considered: Auburn
» Video: High school highlights

28. Stephon Tuitt, DE, Notre Dame

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 260
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 22
Also considered: Georgia Tech, Auburn
» Video: High school highlights

29. Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 230
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 194
Also considered: Nebraska, Georgia Tech

NFL Exposure

Best of Pittsburgh

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30. Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 260
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Akron, Rutgers, Toledo

31. Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 205
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: LSU, Florida
» Video: High school highlights

32. Dominique Easley, DT, Florida

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 258
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 7
Also considered: Oregon, Penn State
» Video: High school highlights

33. Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 5-11, 178
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 18
Also considered: Auburn, FSU
» Video: High school highlights

NFL Exposure

Best of Virginia

Take a look at the top 10 players from Virginia to play in the NFL.

34. Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-6, 247
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 49
Also considered: UNC, Tennessee, West Virginia
» Video: High school highlights

35. Demarcus Lawrence, DE, Boise State

Class: 2012 (JuCo)
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 245
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Kansas State, Tennessee

36. Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 185
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Arizona State, UCLA
» Video: High school highlights

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37. Lamarcus Joyner, CB, FSU

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 5-8, 166
Rivals.com rating: 5 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 14
Also considered: Notre Dame, Ohio State

38. Jason Verrett, CB, TCU

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 5-10, 180
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Boise State, UTEP
» Video: High school highlights

39. Dee Ford, DE, Auburn

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 190
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Clemson, Mississippi State

40. Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 6-2, 190
Rivals.com rating: 2 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: San Diego State
» Video: High school highlights

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41. Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 5-10, 165
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 43
Also considered: Miami

42. AJ McCarron, QB, Alabama

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-4, 189
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 128
Also considered: Miami
» Video: High school highlights

43. Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 5-11, 165
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 240
Also considered: Washington, UCLA
» Video: High school highlights


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» Brooks: No QBs taken in first round
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44. Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 200
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: SMU

45. Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-3, 193
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Mississippi State, Auburn
» Video: High school highlights

46. Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-0, 180
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Oklahoma State, Tulsa

47. Tre Mason, RB, Auburn

Class: 2011
Size as a recruit: 5-10, 190
Rivals.com rating: 4 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: No. 199
Also considered: Ole Miss, West Virginia

48. Trent Murphy, LB, Stanford

Class: 2009
Size as a recruit: 6-5, 235
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Arizona State

49. Daquan Jones, DT, Penn State

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-4, 302
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Maryland, Boston College

50. Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State

Class: 2010
Size as a recruit: 6-0, 175
Rivals.com rating: 3 stars
Rivals.com national ranking: Unranked
Also considered: Auburn, Georgia

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