Underclassmen prevalent among top five per position

With the combine complete, here is my latest look at the top five prospects by position (underclassmen are indicated by a *).

Quarterback:

1.Blaine Gabbert, Missouri
2.Jake Locker, Washington
3.Cam Newton, Auburn
*4.Ryan Mallett, Arkansas
5.Christian Ponder, Florida State

Running back:

1.Mark Ingram, Alabama
2.Daniel Thomas, Kansas State
3. Mikel LeShoure, Illinois
*4.Ryan Williams, Virginia Tech
5.Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State

Wide receiver:

1.A.J. Green, Georgia
2.Julio Jones, Alabama
3.Torrey Smith, Maryland
4. Jonathan Baldwin, Pittsburgh
T-5.Titus Young, Boise State
*T-5.Randall Cobb, Kentucky

Tight end:

*1.Kyle Rudolph, Notre Dame
2.Lance Kendricks, Wisconsin
3.Luke Stocker, Tennessee
4. D.J. Williams, Arkansas
5.Virgil Green, Nevada

Guard/center:

1.Mike Pouncey, Florida
2.Danny Watkins, Baylor
3.Clint Boling, Georgia
4.Marcus Cannon, TCU
5.Rodney Hudson, Florida State

Tackle:

1. Anthony Castanzo, Boston College
*2.Tyron Smith, Southern California
3.Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin
4.Nate Solder, Colorado
T-5.Ben Ijalana, Villanova
T-5.Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State

Defensive end:

1.Robert Quinn, North Carolina
2. Da'Quan Bowers, Clemson
*3.J.J. Watt, Wisconsin
4.Adrian Clayborn, Iowa
5.Cameron Jordan, California

Defensive tackle:

1.Marcell Dareus, Alabama
2.Nick Fairley, Auburn
3.Muhammad Wilkerson, Temple
4.Corey Liuget, Illinois
5.Stephen Paea, Oregon State

Outside Linebacker:

1.Von Miller, Texas A&M
2.Akeem Ayers, UCLA
3.Justin Houston, Georgia
4.Bruce Carter, North Carolina
5.Chris Carter, Fresno State

Inside Linebacker:

*1.Martez Wilson, Illinois
2.Colin McCarthy, Miami (Fla.)
3. Quan Sturdivant, North Carolina
4.Casey Matthews, Oregon
5.Kelvin Sheppard, LSU

Cornerback:

1.Patrick Peterson, LSU
2.Prince Amukamara, Nebraska
3.Aaron Williams, Texas
4.Jimmy Smith, Colorado
*5.Brandon Harris, Miami (Fla.)

Safety:

1.Rahim Moore, UCLA
2.Ahmad Black, Florida
3.Marcus Gilchrist, Clemson
4.Quinton Carter, Oklahoma
5.Tyler Sash, Iowa

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