NFL Draft 2023: Early Top 10 Positional Rankings

NFL Draft 2023: Early Top 10 Positional Rankings
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Our first edition of the top-10 positional rankings in the 2023 NFL Draft is brought to you by our NFL Draft & College Football editor, Owain Jones. He takes you through the top 10 players at each position, who could be on your team’s roster in 2023.

Early Positional Rankings

Quarterback

IMage Credit: USA Today
1BRYCE YOUNGALABAMA
2CJ STROUDOHIO ST
3ANTHONY RICHARDSONFLORIDA
4WILL LEVISKENTUCKY
5HENDON HOOKERTENNESSEE
6TANNER MCKEESTANFORD
7JAREN HALLBYU
8STETSON BENNETTGEORGIA
9DORIAN THOMPSON-ROBINSONGEORGIA
10MAX DUGGANTCU

Running Back

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1BIJAN ROBINSONTEXAS
2JAHMYR GIBBSALABAMA
3SEAN TUCKERSYRACUSE
4ZACH EVANSOLE MISS
5TANK BIGSBYAUBURN
6ZACH CHARBONNETUCLA
7DEVON ACHANETEXAS A&M
8DEUCE VAUGHNKANSAS ST
9KENDRE MILLERTCU
10CHASE BROWNILLINOIS

Wide Receiver

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1JORDAN ADDISONUSC
2QUENTIN JOHNSTONTCU
3JAXON SMITH-NJIGBAOHIO ST
4ZAY FLOWERSBOSTON
5JALIN HYATTTENNESSEE
6RASHEE RICESMU
7KAYSHON BOUTTELSU
8JOSH DOWNSNORTH CAROLINA
9CEDRIC TILLMANTENNESSEE
10NATHANIEL ‘TANK’ DELLHOUSTON

Tight End

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1MICHAEL MAYERNOTRE DAME
2DARNELL WASHINGTONGEORGIA
3DALTON KINCAIDUTAH
4LUKE MUSGRAVEOREGON ST
5SAM LAPORTAIOWA
6CAMERON LATUALABAMA
7JOSH WHYLECINCINNATI
8TUCKER KRAFTS. DAKOTA ST
9WILL MALLORYMIAMI
10ZACK KUNTZOLD DOMINION

Offensive Tackle

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1PARIS JOHNSON JROHIO ST
2PETER SKORONSKINORTHWESTERN
3BRODERICK JONESGEORGIA
4MATTHEW BERGERONSYRACUSE
5DAWAND JONESOHIO ST
6ANTON HARRISONOKLAHOMA
7DARNELL WRIGHTTENNESSEE
8BLAKE FREELANDBYU
9CARTER WARRENPITT
10JAELYN DUNCANMARYLAND

Interior Offensive Line

O'Cyrus Torrence - Positional Rankings
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1O’CYUS TORRENCEFLORIDA
2JOHN MICHAEL SCHMITZMINNESOTA
3STEVE AVILATCU
4OLUSEGUN OLUWATIMIMICHIGAN
5ANDREW VORHEESUSC
6JARRETT PATTERSONNOTRE DAME
7JOE TIPPMANNWISCONSIN
8LUKE WYPLEROHIO ST
9NICK BROEKEROLE MISS
10EMIL EKIYOR JRALABAMA

Defensive Tackle

Jalen Carter - Positional Rankings
Image Credit: USA Today
1JALEN CARTERGEORGIA
2BRYAN BRESEECLEMSON
3SIAKI IKABAYLOR
4GERVON DEXTERFLORIDA
5CALIJAH KANCEYPITT
6MAZI SMITHMICHIGAN
7ZACCH PICKENSSOUTH CAROLINA
8BYRON YOUNGALABAMA
9JAQUELIN ROYLSU
10KEEANU BENTONWISCONSIN

Edge Rusher

Will Anderson - Positional Rankings
Image Credit: on3
1WILL ANDERSONALABAMA
2MYLES MURPHYCLEMSON
3TYREE WILSONTEXAS TECH
4NOLAN SMITHGEORGIA
5LUKAS VAN NESSIOWA
6FELIX ANUDIKE-UZOMAHKANSAS ST
7ISAIAH FOSKEYNOTRE DAME
8ANDRE CARTER IIARMY
9BJ OJULARILSU
10WILL MCDONALD IVIOWA ST

Linebacker

Trenton Simpson - Positional Rankings
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1TRENTON SIMPSONCLEMSON
2DREW SANDERSARKANSAS
3NOAH SEWELLOREGON
4HENRY TO’OTO’OALABAMA
5JACK CAMPBELLIOWA
6DEMARVION OVERSHOWNTEXAS
7DAIYAN HENLEYWASHINGTON ST
8OWEN PAPPOEAUBURN
9MOHAMOUD DIABATEUTAH
10DEE WINTERSTCU

Cornerback

Christian Gonzalez - Positional Rankings
Image Credit: Oregon Live
1CHRISTIAN GONZALEZOREGON
2DEVON WITHERSPOONILLINOIS
3JOEY PORTER JRPENN ST
4KELEE RINGOGEORGIA
5CAM SMITHSOUTH CAROLINA
6CLARK PHILLIPS IIIUTAH
7ELI RICKSALABAMA
8EMMANUEL FORBESMISSISSIPPI ST
9GARRETT WILLIAMSSYRACUSE
10DEONTE BANKSMARYLAND

Safety

Brian Branch - Positional Rankings
Image Credit: Alabama Athletics
1BRIAN BRANCHALABAMA
2ANTONIO JOHNSONTEXAS A&M
3CHRIS SMITH IIGEORGIA
4JORDAN BATTLEALABAMA
5BRANDON JOSEPHNOTRE DAME
6JL SKINNERBOISE ST
7JAMMIE ROBINSONFLORIDA ST
8JAY WARDLSU
9JI’AYIR BROWNPENN ST
10SYDNEY BROWNILLINOIS

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