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Mike Mayock's 2018 NFL Draft position rankings 2.0

Mike Mayock unveils the second of his position-by-position rankings for the 2018 NFL Draft.


  1. Sam Darnold, USC
  2. Josh Allen, Wyoming
  3. Josh Rosen, UCLA
  4. Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
    T-5. Lamar Jackson, Louisville
    T-5. Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State

Running back

  1. Saquon Barkley, Penn State
  2. Derrius Guice, LSU
  3. Sony Michel, Georgia
  4. Ronald Jones II, USC
    T-5. Nick Chubb, Georgia
    T-5. Rashaad Penny, San Diego State

Rise: Michel (4), Penny (NR)
Fall: Jones (3)

Wide receiver

  1. Calvin Ridley, Alabama
  2. DJ Moore, Maryland
  3. Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
  4. Courtland Sutton, SMU
    T-5. Anthony Miller, Memphis
    T-5. DJ Chark, LSU

Rise: Moore (T-5), Chark (NR)
Fall: Kirk (2), Sutton (3), James Washington, Oklahoma State (4), Dante Pettis, Washington (T-5)

Tight end

  1. Hayden Hurst, South Carolina
  2. Dallas Goedert, South Dakota State
  3. Mike Gesicki, Penn State
  4. Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
  5. Will Dissly, Washington


  1. Mike McGlinchey, Notre Dame
  2. Connor Williams, Texas
  3. Kolton Miller, UCLA
  4. Tyrell Crosby, Oregon
    T-5. Martinas Rankin, Mississippi State
    T-5. Orlando Brown, Oklahoma

Rise: Williams (3), Miller (T-5)
Fall: Brown (2)

Interior OL

  1. Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame
  2. Isaiah Wynn, Georgia
  3. James Daniels, Iowa
  4. Will Hernandez, UTEP
    T-5. Billy Price, Ohio State
    T-5. Frank Ragnow, Arkansas

Rise: Ragnow (NR)

Interior DL

  1. Vita Vea, Washington
  2. Da'Ron Payne, Alabama
  3. Taven Bryan, Florida
  4. Maurice Hurst, Michigan
  5. Harrison Phillips, Stanford

*Rise: * Bryan (4)
*Fall: * Hurst (3)

Edge rusher

  1. Bradley Chubb, N.C. State
  2. Marcus Davenport, UTSA
  3. Harold Landry, Boston College
  4. Lorenzo Carter, Georgia
    T-5. Arden Key, LSU
    T-5. Sam Hubbard, Ohio State

*Rise: * Landry (4), Carter (NR)
*Fall: * Key (3)


  1. Tremaine Edmunds, Virginia Tech
  2. Roquan Smith, Georgia
  3. Leighton Vander Esch, Boise State
  4. Rashaan Evans, Alabama
  5. Uchenna Nwosu, USC


  1. Denzel Ward, Ohio State
  2. Jaire Alexander, Louisville
  3. Josh Jackson, Iowa
  4. Mike Hughes, UCF
  5. Isaiah Oliver, Colorado

*Rise: * Alexander (5)
*Fall: * Jackson (2), Hughes (3), Oliver (4)


  1. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
  2. Derwin James, Florida State
  3. Ronnie Harrison, Alabama
  4. Jessie Bates III, Wake Forest
  5. Justin Reid, Stanford

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