The following players who entered the 2014 NFL Draft were ranked in Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 (as of April 1). Click below for a write-up of each duo:
RB Carlos Hyde/RB Bishop Sankey | LB Khalil Mack/TE Eric Ebron | LB Anthony Barr/TE Jace Amaro |
LB C.J. Mosley/TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins | LB Ryan Shazier/LB Chris Borland |
OT Greg Robinson/DE Jadeveon Clowney | OT Jake Matthews/DT Aaron Donald |
OT Taylor Lewan/DT Timmy Jernigan | OT Zack Martin/DT Louis Nix III |
OT Morgan Moses/DT Ra'Shede Hageman | OT Cyrus Kouandjio/DE Kony Ealy |
G Xavier Su'a-Filo/DE Dee Ford | G Brandon Thomas/DE Stephon Tuitt |
QB Teddy Bridgewater/DE Demarcus Lawrence | QB Johnny Manziel/DT Dominique Easley |
QB Blake Bortles/QB Derek Carr | WR Sammy Watkins/CB Justin Gilbert |
WR Mike Evans/FS Calvin Pryor | WR Odell Beckham Jr./FS Ha Ha Clinton-Dix |
WR Marqise Lee/CB Darqueze Dennard | WR Kelvin Benjamin/CB Bradley Roby |
WR Brandin Cooks/CB Kyle Fuller | WR Jarvis Landry/CB Jason Verrett |
WR Davante Adams/SS Jimmie Ward | WR Paul Richardson/CB Lamarcus Joyner
Greg Robinson, T, Auburn, Redshirt Sophomore
College experience: Robinson started 25 of the 26 games he played at Auburn, including 14 in 2013, and was selected a third-team All-American after helping the Tigers lead FBS in rushing yards per game (328.3), win the SEC Championship and appear in the national title game. Robinson started 11 games at left tackle in 2012 after being redshirted in 2011. Robinson played defensive line in high school and switched to offensive line during his junior year.
Combine measurements: Height: 6 feet, 5 inches; Weight: 332 pounds
Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.92 seconds (second among OL); Bench press: 32 reps; Vertical jump: 28.5 inches; Broad jump: 9 feet, 5 inches (tied for third among OL); 3-cone drill: 7.8 seconds; 20-yard shuttle: 4.86 seconds
Jeremiah's ranking:3rd out of the top 50 prospects
Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina, Junior
College stats: Clowney opted to enter the NFL Draft with a year of eligibility remaining after he was second on South Carolina's team with 11.5 tackles for loss and had three sacks in 2013. He set single-season school records for sacks (13) and tackles for loss (23.5) in 2012 when he became the first sophomore to win the Hendricks Award (top DE), finished sixth in Heisman voting, was first-team All-America and All-SEC. Clowney was also a finalist for the Nagurski, Lombardi and Bednarik awards that year. In 2011, he recorded 12 tackles for loss and eight sacks in earning SEC Freshman of the Year and Freshman All-America honors.
Combine measurements: Height: 6 feet, 5 inches; Weight: 266 pounds
Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.53 seconds (first among DL); Bench press: 21 reps; Vertical jump: 37.5 inches (second among DL); Broad jump: 10 feet, 4 inches (tied for second among DL); 3-cone drill: 7.27 seconds; 20-yard shuttle: 4.43 seconds
Jeremiah's ranking: 1st out of the top 50 prospects
Take a look at AP photos of offensive tackle Greg Robinson and defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, two of NFL analyst Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 prospects.