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
Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU, Junior
College stats: Beckham was first-team All-SEC and third-team All-American as an all-purpose player and won the Paul Hornung Award after a 2013 season in which he started 13 games and set the LSU single-season record with 2,315 yards. He had 1,152 yards and eight touchdowns on 58 receptions, 160 yards on 18 punt returns, 845 yards on 32 kickoff returns and 58 yards on five rushes. Beckham had 713 yards and two touchdowns on 43 catches, 320 yards and two touchdowns on 35 punt returns and 79 yards on five kickoff returns in starting 12 of 13 games he played in 2012 as a sophomore. He started nine of the 14 games he played as a freshman and had 41 receptions for 475 yards and two touchdowns, 77 yards on nine punt returns and120 yards on five kickoff returns in 2011.
Combine measurements: Height: 5 feet, 11 inches; Weight: 198 pounds
Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.43 seconds; Bench press: seven reps; Vertical jump: 38.5 inches; Broad jump: 10 feet, 2 inches; 3-cone drill: 6.69 seconds; 20-yard shuttle: 3.94 seconds (tied for third among WRs); 60-yard shuttle: 10.93 seconds (third among WRs)
Jeremiah's ranking: 17th out of the top 50 prospects
Ha'Sean "Ha Ha" Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama, Junior
College stats: Clinton-Dix was second-team All-America and first-team All-SEC in 2013 when he had 51 tackles (30 solo), 3.5 tackles for loss and two interceptions in starting nine of 11 games he played. He had surgery on a torn meniscus in December. Clinton-Dix started 10 of 14 games in 2012 and led the Crimson Tide with five interceptions (tied for SEC lead) and had 37 tackles (23 solo). He had an interception in the SEC Championship against Georgia and in the BCS Championship against Notre Dame. Clinton-Dix had 11 tackles in 13 games as a freshman. His name, Ha'Sean is pronounced (Ha-seen) and his grandmother nicknamed him Ha Ha when he was a child.
Combine measurements: Height: 6 feet, 1 inch; Weight: 208 pounds
Combine performances: 40-yard dash: 4.58 seconds; Bench press: 11 reps; Vertical jump: 33 inches; Broad jump: 9 feet, 11 inches; 3-cone drill: 7.16 seconds; 20-yard shuttle: 4.16 seconds (fourth among safeties)
Jeremiah's ranking: 16th out of the top 50 prospects
Take a look at AP photos of receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and free safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, two of NFL analyst Daniel Jeremiah's top 50 prospects.