The 2010 NFL Draft is a little over a month away, and scouts are putting the finishing touches on their draft boards based on information gathered at pro days.
While several of the draft's top prospects still have workouts pending, the top of the board is slowly starting to take shape as teams are narrowing their focus on the elite players at each position.
Though teams separate prospects by position, decision-makers eventually rank top players by grade, regardless of position.
In an attempt to mirror the draft boards across the league, I thought it was a great time to unveil my top 25 prospects in the draft. I'll be updating this list every week from now until the draft.
1. Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma
Bradford wowed NFL officials during the interview process at the combine; if his medical history checks, he should be the top pick in the draft.
2. Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska
A dominant interior defender with outstanding skills as a run or pass defender.
3. Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma
McCoy is a disruptive force in the middle and an ideal fit as a "3-technique" in a one-gap system.
4. Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State
Polished left tackle with outstanding skills; 47 career starts at OSU makes him ready to start immediately.
5. Eric Berry, S, Tennessee
Dynamic safety with corner-like cover skills and playmaking ability.
6. Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State
Big, physical receiver with outstanding hands; off-field issues could affect his status on draft day.
7. Bryan Bulaga, OT, Iowa
Savvy technician with excellent skills; arm length is a concern, but has shown no issues handling edge rushers on tape.
8. Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma
Exceptional athlete with multi-positional versatility; Williams has logged snaps at both OT spots and center during his career.
9. Joe Haden, CB, Florida
Outstanding cover corner with exceptional cover skills and instincts; slow 40-time has dropped his status on some boards.
10. Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers
Good athlete with immense talent and potential for the position.
11. C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
Explosive runner with the ability to score from anywhere on the field.
12. Rolando McClain, LB, Alabama
Big hitter with outstanding instincts and intangibles; should be ready to start from Day 1 after being groomed by Nick Saban's pro-sytle system.
13. Sergio Kindle, LB, Texas
Explosive athlete with intriguing skills as an edge rusher; prime candidate to move to hybrid player in a 3-4 defense.
14. Derrick Morgan, DE, Georgia Tech
Steady player with solid skills as an edge rusher.
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15. Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee
Tenacious interior defender with explosive strength and power; offers some flexibility as a 4-3 tackle or 3-4 end.
16. Mike Iupati, G, Idaho
Aggressive mauler with exceptional strength and power; flashes the potential to possibly play RT in the NFL.
17. Jason Pierre-Paul, DE, South Florida
Raw player with outstanding athleticism; limited experience in football could hinder his immediate impact.
18. Brandon Graham, DE, Michigan
High-motor edge rusher with dynamic rush skills; some teams view him as a 3-4 hybrid rusher.
19. Earl Thomas, S, Texas
Ball-hawking safety with great instincts and awareness.
20. Jermaine Gresham, TE, Oklahoma
Big-play tight end with outstanding hands and skills; he will be a dangerous red-zone threat.
21. Sean Weatherspoon, LB, Missouri
Athletic playmaker with good instincts and awareness; could move to MLB in some schemes.
22. Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame
Polished QB groomed in a pro-style offense; has all of the physical tools to be an outstanding pro, but questions linger about attitude and leadership skills.
23. Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Hard-nosed runner with big-play ability; former California high school 100-meter champion quietly led the nation in rushing at Fresno State with 1,808 yards.
24. Carlos Dunlap, DE, Florida
Lanky edge player with some rush skills; must address character concerns to maintain early-round status.
25. Taylor Mays, S, USC
Freakish athlete at the position, but scouts worry about his cover skills and tackling.