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
Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado, Junior (with a medical redshirt)
College stats:Richardson was named first-team All-Pac-12 in 2013 after starting all 12 games and leading the Buffaloes with 83 receptions, 1,343 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. That production followed a medical redshirt in 2012 that was awarded because of a torn ACL Richardson suffered during a spring practice. Richardson had 39 catches for 555 yards and five touchdowns in 2011, which was highlighted by his 11-catch, 284-yard game against California in which he set a school record for receiving yards in a game and had two TDs. He started four games in 2010 and had 34 catches for 514 yards and six scores.
Combine measurements: Height: 6 feet; Weight: 175 pounds
Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.40 seconds (tied for third among WRs); Vertical jump: 38 inches; Broad jump: 10 feet, 4 inches; 3-cone drill: 7.09 seconds
Jeremiah's ranking:44th out of the top 50 prospects
Lamarcus Joyner, CB, Florida State, Senior
College stats:Joyner was twice selected first-team All-ACC (2012-13) and was first-team All-America in 2013 after leading the Seminoles with 5.5 sacks, finishing second with 69 tackles and had two interceptions as a cornerback. Joyner made 27 consecutive starts at safety 2011-12. In 2012, he had 51 tackles and one interception and returned 18 kickoffs 424 yards. In 2011, Joyner had 54 tackles, four interceptions and returned 13 kickoffs 397 yards and was second-team All-ACC. Joyner played in 14 games at cornerback as a freshman and had 23 tackles and returned 16 kickoffs 329 yards.
Combine measurements: Height: 5 feet, 8 inches; Weight: 184 pounds
Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.55 seconds; Bench press: 14 reps; Vertical jump: 37.5 inches; Broad jump: 10 feet, 4 inches; 3-cone drill: 7.26 seconds; 20-yard shuttle: 4.40 seconds
Jeremiah's ranking:49th out of the top 50 prospects
Take a look at AP photos of receiver Paul Richardson and cornerback Lamarcus Joyner, two of NFL analyst Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 prospects.