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Mike Mayock's 2016 NFL Draft position rankings 3.0

With this year's pro days wrapping up, Mike Mayock unveils the third of his position-by-position rankings for the 2016 NFL Draft.


  1. Carson Wentz, North Dakota State
  2. Jared Goff, California
  3. Paxton Lynch, Memphis
  4. Connor Cook, Michigan State
  5. Dak Prescott, Mississippi State

Running back

  1. Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
  2. Derrick Henry, Alabama
  3. Devontae Booker, Utah
  4. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech
  5. Kenyan Drake, Alabama

Rise: Drake (NR)
Fall:C.J. Prosise, Notre Dame (5)

Wide receiver

  1. Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss
  2. Josh Doctson, TCU
  3. Corey Coleman, Baylor
  4. Will Fuller, Notre Dame
    T-5. Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma
    T-5. Michael Thomas, Ohio State

Rise: Doctson (3)
Fall: Coleman (2)

Tight end

  1. Hunter Henry, Arkansas
  2. Austin Hooper, Stanford
  3. Jerrell Adams, South Carolina
  4. Nick Vannett, Ohio State
  5. Tyle Higbee, Western Kentucky

Rise: Higbee (NR)
Fall:Ben Braunecker, Harvard (5)

Offensive tackle

  1. Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss
  2. Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame
  3. Jack Conklin, Michigan State
  4. Taylor Decker, Ohio State
    T-5. Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M
    T-5. Jason Spriggs, Indiana


  1. Cody Whitehair, Kansas State
  2. Joshua Garnett, Stanford
  3. Christian Westerman, Arizona State
  4. Vadal Alexander, LSU
  5. Connor McGovern, Missouri


  1. Ryan Kelly, Alabama
  2. Nick Martin, Notre Dame
  3. Max Tuerk, USC
  4. Evan Boehm, Missouri
    T-5. Graham Glasgow, Michigan
    T-5. Jack Allen, Michigan State

Interior defensive line

  1. DeForest Buckner, Oregon
  2. Sheldon Rankins, Louisville
  3. Jarran Reed, Alabama
  4. A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama
    T-5. Andrew Billings, Baylor
    T-5. Chris Jones, Mississippi State

Rise: Billings (NR), Jones (NR)
Fall:Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss (5)

Edge rusher

  1. Joey Bosa, Ohio State
  2. Leonard Floyd, Georgia
  3. Shaq Lawson, Clemson
  4. Noah Spence, Eastern Kentucky
    T-5. Kamalei Correa, Boise State
    T-5. Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State

Rise: Lawson (4)
Fall: Spence (3)


  1. Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame
    1. Myles Jack, UCLA
    2. Darron Lee, Ohio State
    3. Reggie Ragland, Alabama
      T-5. Deion Jones, LSU
      T-5. Jatavis Brown, Akron

Rise: Brown (NR)


  1. Jalen Ramsey, Florida State
    1. Vernon Hargreaves, Florida
  2. Eli Apple, Ohio State
  3. Artie Burns, Miami (Fla.)
  4. William Jackson III, Houston

Fall: Hargreaves (1), Apple (2), Burns (3), Jackson (4), Mackensie Alexander, Clemson (5)
Note:Ramsey moves from safety


  1. Karl Joseph, West Virginia
  2. Vonn Bell, Ohio State
  3. KeiVarae Russell, Notre Dame
  4. Keanu Neal, Florida
  5. Justin Simmons, Boston College

Rise: Joseph (2), Bell (3), Russell (NR), Neal (NR), Simmons (NR)
Fall:Miles Killebrew, Southern Utah (4), K.J. Dillon, West Virginia (5)
Note:Jalen Ramsey, Florida State (1), moves to cornerback

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