Top 100 2024 NFL Draft Prospect Watchlist: Marvin Harrison Jr., Caleb Williams, Drake Maye Lead the Way

Led by talents like Marvin Harrison Jr., Caleb Williams, and Drake Maye, the 2024 NFL Draft class looks incredibly promising as April approaches.

The 2023 college football season was the closing chapter for countless 2024 NFL Draft prospects. The 2024 class appears to be very deep at impact positions, and it also has the blue-chip talent necessary to reward the teams at the top of the order.

2024 NFL Draft Prospects To Watch

The 2024 NFL Draft cycle is well into focus. As April nears, here’s a look at the top prospects across the draft landscape.

The 2024 NFL Draft is already rich with storylines — an elite QB duel and droves of tackle talent — but receivers ultimately dominate the top of the board.

1) Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Ohio State

Marvin Harrison Jr. has massive expectations to live up to as the son of a Hall of Famer, but he’s already shown that he can handle the pressure. He’s become not only a top NFL prospect but a generational one, rivaling the likes of Ja’Marr Chase and A.J. Green.

At 6’4″ and 205 pounds, Harrison makes difficult tasks like sinking, separating, and catching the ball look effortless. He excels in all aspects of WR play, from outmaneuvering defensive backs and finding space to making explosive plays that can change the game.

In 2023, Harrison reminded us of his elite skill set and added to it. His straight-line speed was on full display against Youngstown State. Against Penn State, he generated big plays with previously unseen RAC ability. And vs. Wisconsin and Michigan State, he won with gravity-defying body control and contortion ability. He’s truly a complete WR1.

2) Drake Maye, QB, North Carolina

In 2022, Drake Maye completed 342 out of 517 passes for 4,321 yards, 38 touchdowns, and only seven interceptions. His stats weren’t as pretty in 2023, but the high-level blend of physical talent and anticipatory savvy is still there on tape.

Maye is a talented quarterback who makes the game look easy with his athleticism and layering ability. Despite what the consensus may suggest, he’s at the top of the class with Williams, and it could be a close call for QB1.

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On an episode of the PFN Scouting Podcast during the season, we explored whether or not there’s a definitive case to make for Maye as QB1, and the findings were eye-opening.

At 6’4″, 229 pounds, Maye is an effortless mover in the mold of Justin Herbert, who has the athleticism and elite arm talent to elevate the offense both inside and outside of structure. Maye’s ability to anticipate windows and manipulate defenders sets him apart.

3) Caleb Williams, QB, USC

Caleb Williams picked up from where he left off in his Heisman Trophy-winning 2022 season. He completed over 70% of his passes at 11 yards per attempt through the first six games and had 22 touchdown passes to just one pick through that stretch.

A three-interception game against Notre Dame tainted Williams’ record in 2023 and drew up concerns over his internal clock. But Williams rebounded in the weeks following that game. Overall, he’s still a very exciting prospect and a QB1 contender.

Standing 6’1″ and 220 pounds, Williams is an exceptional off-platform player with remarkable creativity and a rocket arm.

His ability to improvise and make plays is matched only by his awe-inspiring arm elasticity and window creation, making him a top prospect in the same range as Trevor Lawrence — if he can quicken his internal clock and make better use of short targets.

4) Joe Alt, OT, Notre Dame

Normally, offensive tackles hit a point of diminishing returns once they reach 6’7″ or 6’8″. It may be too tall at a position where leverage is paramount, but Notre Dame’s Joe Alt is an anomaly.

At 6’8″, 315 pounds, the former tight end is absurdly flexible, well-leveraged, quick out of his stance, and his recovery athleticism is a formidable failsafe. In 2023, he improved his strength and independent hand usage, making a case for OT1.

5) Brock Bowers, TE, Georgia

Brock Bowers is one of the most productive tight ends in college football history. Naturally, he’s also viewed as an early first-round pick in the 2024 NFL Draft, with his rare explosiveness, instincts, and big-play ability.

The Georgia offense successfully created opportunities for Bowers, but he capitalized on them with his quick acceleration, zone awareness, prying contact balance, steely coordination, and strong grip when reaching high for the ball.

Bowers is a true three-level threat with big-slot and position-less utility — a contested-catch nightmare for DBs and a devastating RAC weapon in space.

6) Malik Nabers, WR, LSU

Preseason hype can be misleading. LSU WR Kayshon Boutte is a recent example. But fellow Tigers product Malik Nabers will undoubtedly fulfill his first-round potential. Even more than that, he may be a top-10 selection.

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Nabers is a genuine speed threat downfield who can effortlessly offset and stack defensive backs. But he also has exceptional contact balance in the RAC phase at 6’0″, 200 pounds, At the catch point, he’s an adept contortionist and a steely football tracker.

In 2023, Nabers hauled in 86 catches for 1,546 yards and 14 touchdowns, providing evaluators with a strong case to be WR2 behind Harrison.

7) Olu Fashanu, OT, Penn State

It’s unusual for offensive tackle prospects to have the physical attributes that Penn State’s Olu Fashanu possessed as a mere redshirt sophomore in 2022, and he brings those same traits as a prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft cycle.

Fashanu meets all the size requirements and is an excellent athlete with exceptional mobility and flexibility. Additionally, he’s a composed pass protector who uses a combination of patience, discipline, and strong hands to neutralize opposing rushers effectively.

8) Terrion Arnold, CB, Alabama

No cornerback has risen further up the 2024 NFL Draft board than Alabama’s Terrion Arnold. On my board, he’s CB1 in a stacked CB class and a blue-chip prospect at his position.

In his 14-game breakout 2023 campaign, Arnold amassed 63 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, a sack, five interceptions, 12 pass deflections, and a forced fumble. He’s been a prolific producer in both phases of the game.

In addition to being a warrior in run support, Arnold has lockdown coverage potential with his rapid closing speed, crisp fluidity, and torrid short-area quickness at 6’0″, 190 pounds. His click-and-close reaction ability is awe-inspiring.

9) Taliese Fuaga, OT, Oregon State

The 2024 NFL Draft OT class could go on to be a historic group. Already entering the year, there were three arguable blue-chip prospects. And in 2023, Oregon State’s Taliese Fuaga entered the fold as another legitimate top-10 prospect.

A 6’6″, 330 pounds, Fuaga is a mountain of a man. And yet, he explodes off the line as a run blocker and can effortlessly match rushers to the apex in pass protection. He’s well-leveraged, nuanced, and coordinated with his hands, strong at the point, and has size-defying recovery capacity.

Fuaga checks all the boxes as an impact starting right tackle at the NFL level, and he should only rise as the process continues.

10) Rome Odunze, WR, Washington

If Rome Odunze had decided to enter the 2023 NFL Draft, he would have been a contender for the WR1 mantle. Then in 2023, he only got better, catching 93 passes for 1,640 yards and 13 touchdowns in a historic final campaign.

At 6’3″ and 215 pounds, Odunze’s size-adjusted flexibility is almost one-of-one, and that trait allows him to slither through zones, separate from DBs in man, accrue yards after the catch, and make awe-inspiring contortions at the catch point.

Odunze almost resembles Keenan Allen with his size, fluidity, and conversion ability — but he has considerably more speed and explosiveness.

11) Jer’Zhan Newton, DT, Illinois

A top producer in 2022 with 5.5 sacks and 14 tackles for loss, Illinois’ Jer’Zhan Newton remains our DT1 in the 2024 NFL Draft after his 2023 season.

At 6’2″, and 295 pounds, Newton fits the mold of the modern disruptor. While his length is a concern, Newton counteracts that easily with his explosiveness, agility, natural leverage, intentional hands, and strength. And his flexibility is a hyper-elite trait that allows him to peel through blocks and consistently squirm free in pursuit.

12) JC Latham, OT, Alabama

Despite being a potential first-round pick, JC Latham is often overlooked. However, as an Alabama OT, he can follow in the footsteps of other Crimson Tide first-rounders who came before him.

At 6’6″ and 360 pounds, Latham is incredibly explosive and agile on his feet. He also maintains his balance in pass sets, which is surprising for someone his size. His physicality is unmatched, and he channels his elite physical tools with that domineering tenacity.

Latham was a bright spot on an otherwise up-and-down Alabama offensive line in 2023, and his physical foundation makes him a blue-chip prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft.

13) Dallas Turner, EDGE, Alabama

While Dallas Turner isn’t quite at Will Anderson Jr.’s caliber as a prospect, he’s still a viable EDGE1 candidate in the 2024 NFL Draft. And after his 10-sack, 14.5-TFL performance in 2023, he’ll more easily win over NFL evaluators as a potential game-changing talent on defense.

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Standing 6’4″ and weighing around 245 pounds, Turner has nightmarish potential with his searing burst, gravity-defying bend, and awesome speed-to-power capacity. He’s steadily improved at sequencing his power rushes, and his high-octane athleticism makes him nearly impossible to contain.

14) Jayden Daniels, QB, LSU

After his Arizona State career ended unceremoniously, Jayden Daniels again announced himself as an early first-round prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft, with almost 5,000 total yards and 50 touchdowns in a Heisman-winning campaign.

Daniels’ lighter frame may fall outside some evaluators’ size constraints, but Daniels put on a clinic for QB play in 2023. He’s an elite creator with endlessly slippery athleticism and blistering speed, who doubles as a deep-ball merchant with his accuracy and timing.

15) Kool-Aid McKinstry, CB, Alabama

Kool-Aid McKinstry may have fallen below Arnold, but that’s more of a nod to Arnold than a knock on McKinstry. McKinstry is still a definite first-round CB prospect with CB1 upside at the NFL level.

Although McKinstry has a good height and weight at 6’1″ and 188 pounds, what sets him apart is his exceptional short-range technique, quick reflexes, explosive movements, and precise, targeted physicality.

McKinstry isn’t quite an elite athlete on the vertical plane, but that’s one of the only knocks on his profile. Overall, he’s long, fluid, fleet-footed, technically sound, aggressive at the catch point, and savvy in support.

16) Chop Robinson, EDGE, Penn State

Chop Robinson‘s production has never quite hit the elite tier, but he’s one prospect whose tape is paramount in getting a complete valuation of his talent.

Though Robinson is a bit undersized, with a lack of length, he’s an absolute maniac in both phases of defense. As a run defender, he can slab blockers and surge through gaps. As a pass rusher, his blend of instant explosiveness, twitch, bend, power, and ruthless aggression is unmatched in the class and allows for vast alignment versatility.

17) Laiatu Latu, EDGE, UCLA

Production can be a guiding light for prospects who almost have no route to failure in the NFL. No prospect is ever a guarantee, but Laiatu Latu comes as close to that as any other EDGE prospect, after amassing 13 sacks and 21.5 TFLs in 2023.

Medicals will be the biggest question for Latu. On film, the 6’5″, 260-pound edge defender is a pass-rush menace. He has more than enough burst and twitch, but wins with incredible size-defying bend capacity and ruthless hands, without any waste in his motion.

18) Jackson Powers-Johnson, C, Oregon

The 2024 NFL Draft’s center class got a major boost when 2023 Rimington Trophy winner Jackson Powers-Johnson announced his intent to declare. Powers-Johnson is one of the best space blockers in the class with his athleticism and physicality, but he’s also very sound in pass protection.

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At just 21 years old, Powers-Johnson already has the profile of a high-level NFL starter. As his dominant Senior Bowl showing displayed, he should have no issue transitioning into the pros.

19) Byron Murphy II, DT, Texas

The 2024 NFL Draft DT class was already incredibly strong heading into the 2023 season, but Texas’ Byron Murphy II was an emergent force in that position. He had five sacks and 8.5 TFLs, and somehow, that’s not close to accurately marketing the impact he’s had.

At 6’1″, 308 pounds, Murphy is an unhinged ball of energy as a pass rusher, with the tenacity, explosiveness, twitch, and violent hands to send blockers careening off their center of gravity. He’s DT2 behind Newton, and they’re closer than one would think.

20) Jared Verse, EDGE, Florida State

After transferring from Albany, Jared Verse logged 18 sacks and 29.5 tackles for loss in two seasons at Florida State. He’ll be an older rookie, but he’ll also be a plug-and-play starter with immediate disruptive potential, and a power profile to keep building on.

At 6’4″, 249 pounds, Verse might be the best run-defending EDGE in the class with his instant first-step explosiveness and point-of-contact strength. He’s also an absolute monster in the speed-to-power game, with the twitch to widen tackles before bulldozing them into oblivion.

21) Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State

Keon Coleman, who transferred from Michigan State, immediately became a star player in Florida State’s talented offense. Standing at 6’4″ and weighing 215 pounds, he possesses one of the most impressive three-level frameworks in the 2024 NFL Draft class.

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Coleman is a true alpha at the catch point with the size, sense of timing, body control, and strength to make 50/50 balls 80/20. But he’s also a stellar RAC threat and a quietly nuanced route runner with leverage awareness and targeted physicality.

22) Amarius Mims, OT, Georgia

Georgia’s Amarius Mims played sparingly as a reserve in 2022, but the results were incredibly promising. An injury took him off the field early in 2023, but he returned down the stretch, and he’s already produced enough reps to stoke excitement in evaluators.

Mims’ blend of size (6’7″, 330 pounds) and athleticism would give a team a lab-built road-grader to develop. Comparing him and Broderick Jones at this time last cycle, you could argue Mims is more natural at acquiring and maintaining leverage.

23) Tyler Guyton, OT, Oklahoma

Wanya Morris, Oklahoma’s right tackle in 2022, went to the Kansas City Chiefs in Round 3 of the 2023 NFL Draft. Tyler Guyton, Morris’ successor at the position, is a good bet to go much higher. In fact, he could be one of the first OTs off the board.

Guyton, who transferred from TCU, started five games for the Sooners in 2022 and impressed as the full-time starter in 2023.

Standing at 6’7″ and weighing 320 pounds, Guyton has rare athleticism and flexibility. He’s already a balanced pass protector with smooth pass sets and recovery capacity, as he showed at the Senior Bowl.

24) Cooper DeJean, DB, Iowa

In the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft, Lukas Van Ness represented Iowa. Cooper DeJean seems to be on a similar path in 2024. DeJean stands at 6’1″ and weighs 209 pounds, displaying remarkable speed, bend, and movement freedom for his size.

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In 2022, DeJean recorded five interceptions, including three pick-sixes and eight PBUs. He shows high-IQ cover skills in addition to his athleticism, allowing him to anticipate routes and shift the momentum — but he also functions as a de facto safety in run support.

25) Graham Barton, OL, Duke

Graham Barton played tackle for the Blue Devils and was legitimately good in that role. But looking ahead to the NFL, he could feasibly play guard or center — and there’s reason to believe he’s the best interior OL prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Arm-length concerns hover over his profile, but aside from that, Barton has a well-proportioned 6’5″, 314-pound frame and is an extremely explosive athlete with dominating leg churn and power drive at contact. In pass protection, his flashes of combative, independent hand usage are extraordinary.

26) Nate Wiggins, CB, Clemson

Though he missed some time due to an ankle injury, Nate Wiggins was one of the biggest risers of the 2023 season. His showing against Florida State, in particular, was a lockdown performance against top-tier competition.

At 6’2″, Wiggins is long and lanky, but he also has the speed to cover vertically, as he showed against Coleman and Johnny Wilson. Add in his stifling footwork, ball skills, and route recognition ability, and Wiggins checks all the boxes.

27) Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

Brian Thomas Jr. was incredible in 2023, with 68 catches, 1,177 yards, and 17 touchdowns. That’s the stat line for Thomas, which almost matches his first-round teammate Nabers. Thomas is rising quickly, and he could be an early first-round pick when it’s all said and done.

At around 6’4″, 210 pounds, Thomas is another streamlined size-speed freak with rare accelerative capacity and movement freedom at his size. With this athletic freedom, he can attack DBs at stems, and his ball-tracking ability is an effusive plus in the red zone.

28) Quinyon Mitchell, CB, Toledo

Quinyon Mitchell is one of the most exciting Group of Five prospects on the 2024 NFL Draft circuit. At around 6’0”, 200 pounds, he has a strong frame, enough length, and physicality to disrupt WRs in man.

Mitchell’s top selling points, however, are his near-4.3 recovery speed, sharp route identification skills, and elite ball skills — which he used to rack up six interceptions and 37 pass breakups in his collegiate career.

29) Tyler Nubin, S, Minnesota

Tyler Nubin won’t break the 40-yard dash clock, but his profile will be a test of tape over traits. Even without blazing speed, Nubin has more than enough fluidity and burst to exist in coverage, and pound-for-pound, he’s one of the 2024 class’ best football players.

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At 6’2″, 205 pounds, Nubin is an extremely intelligent two-phase defender with sharp route recognition skills, playmaking ability, and leverage IQ in support. That intelligence is reflected in how confidently and aggressively he attacks plays once he keys in.

30) Ja’Lynn Polk, WR, Washington

Odunze is the headliner from Washington’s WR trio, but Ja’Lynn Polk quietly has first-round appeal as well. The 6’2″, 204-pound pass catcher is an extremely explosive and fluid mover with smooth separation chops, versatility across the front, and strong hands at the catch point. He succeeds in a way that isn’t dissimilar from 2023 ROTY candidate Puka Nacua.

31) Darius Robinson, DL, Missouri

At 6’5″, 286 pounds, Darius Robinson has the length and mass to supplement a truly otherworldly power profile. He also has the explosiveness, bend capacity, and power conversion to be a joker on the defensive line, in a similar mold to Denico Autry.

Robinson will need time to reach his ceiling, but he has enthralling tools.

32) J.J. McCarthy, QB, Michigan

The idea of J.J. McCarthy is better than J.J. McCarthy right now, and that’s okay. McCarthy is still a young QB who’s still learning how to more consistently anticipate, manage the pocket, and control the field.

But the flashes are there, and he’s a high-level athlete with a loose, elastic arm, who’s still just 21 years old. He’s worth a long-term investment.

33) Bo Nix, QB, Oregon

Oregon’s Bo Nix has always been polarizing, but he’s no longer the same kind of polarizing he was at Auburn. After a career resurgence with the Ducks and record-breaking efficiency numbers in 2023, everyone agrees that Nix has first-round potential. The question is, how high?

At 6’2″, 213 pounds, Nix is one of the most natural creators in the 2024 NFL Draft, with spry athleticism, change-of-direction, and elite arm elasticity. With his accuracy, pre-snap reads, and distribution ability in the short range, he has a very high functional floor.

34) Xavier Worthy, WR, Texas

Xavier Worthy may fall outside the desired weight threshold for WRs at 6’1″,  172 pounds, but he’s a unique player with the hyper-elite long speed he has. How he weaponizes that speed not only by itself but also as a deceptive tool in the route-running phase helps set him apart.

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Worthy has the speed to flip the field and the body control to translate. But he’s arguably even more potent as a route runner, where he uses his speed to press into stems and bait DBs upfield, before sinking, bending, and snapping back on breaks with effortless ease.

35) Troy Fautanu, OL, Washington

Whether he plays at tackle or guard at the next level, Troy Fautanu has the tools to be an impact starter. At 6’4″, 317 pounds, with exceptional proportional length, Fautanu has the necessary build. He also has smooth recovery athleticism and brisk explosiveness as a run blocker. With his length, Fautanu can channel that burst into displacement power.

36) Adonai ‘AD’ Mitchell, WR, Texas

Adonai Mitchell enjoyed a breakout at Texas while catching passes from Quinn Ewers. He flashed promise at Georgia in a limited sample size and delivered on that promise at Texas, becoming a true early-round 2024 NFL Draft prospect.

At 6’4”, 196 pounds, Mitchell has size-defying throttle control and sink as a route runner, weaponized by his nuance and attention to detail. He also boasts excellent catching instincts and doubles as a high-level run blocker.

37) T.J. Tampa, CB, Iowa State

T.J. Tampa has a CB1 profile at 6’2″, 200 pounds, with likely 33″ arms. He’s an extremely explosive athlete at that size but also has the fluidity and short-range control to vary coverage techniques and transition in space.

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Tampa’s traits enable him to dictate reps in man coverage, and in support, he’s a rangy, physical playmaker.

38) Jordan Morgan, OL, Arizona

There aren’t many offensive linemen more athletic than Jordan Morgan. He was likely set to be a first-round pick in the 2023 class before tearing his ACL in November. He returned to school to prove he was healthy and did just that in 2023.

Quietly, Morgan is a fantastic prospect. He takes initiative when blocking and owns most reps because he’s so in control of his body. He also has great lateral agility and timing with his hands. Occasional lapses in footwork and lacking arm length might force him to guard, but Morgan can be a very good starter.

39) Kingsley Suamataia, OT, BYU

While Blake Freeland was highly anticipated in some circles during the 2023 NFL Draft cycle, Kingsley Suamataia should be regarded even more highly. At 6’6″ and 315 pounds, the former Oregon commit is just as, if not more explosive, and has tantalizing upside.

In a class filled with dynamic athletes, Suamataia is one of the best due to his initial burst. He enjoys overpowering defenders in the open field with his unhinged physicality and finisher’s mentality.

40) Kamari Lassiter, CB, Georgia

Kamari Lassiter entered the season with an appealing mix of gliding athleticism, proportional length, and physicality.

This year, he improved his technique, sustained his reputation as a dynamic run support threat, and added playmaking at the catch point to his arsenal — while also showing the speed to wash over vertical targets as a trailing DB.

41) Michael Penix Jr., QB, Washington

Few passers were better than Michael Penix Jr. during the 2023 college football season. Daniels, Nix, and others have been stellar, to be sure. But almost no one has matched Penix’s sheer volume and efficiency.

Penix isn’t the same creator that other prospects in this class are, but he wins from inside the pocket and with ruthless consistency. He’s a gunslinger with near-elite field vision and discretion, maximized by a high-velocity arm that shreds coverages left and right.

42) Ladd McConkey, WR, Georgia

Ladd McConkey looks like the latest iteration of the quintessential slot receiver on the surface. But peel back the layers, and you’ll see a legitimate turbo-charged athlete with rare speed, throttle control, and route nuance — components that will make him an extremely versatile and reliable pro.

43) Troy Franklin, WR, Oregon

Oregon speedster Troy Franklin is a particularly interesting prospect with his fluidity, speed, and usage versatility. He can gain easy separation as an outside and slot receiver, and can sear through open zones with his dangerous throttle capacity. He’s not dissimilar to Robbie Chosen but could have a more stable career arc.

44) Malachi Corley, WR, Western Kentucky

Malachi Corley is the most unique playmaker in the country. The 5’10”, 211-pounder has been nicknamed the “YAC God” for good reason — he’s incredibly gifted with the ball in his hands, to a degree that’s rarely seen.

Corley has excellent explosiveness, contact balance, toughness, and open-field agility, all of which make him a nightmare to tackle.

45) Zach Frazier, C, West Virginia

If you need an instant starter at center in the 2024 NFL Draft, Zach Frazier should be at the top of your list.

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Frazier passes the size and athleticism thresholds at 6’3″, 305 pounds, but what truly completes his game is his stalwart anchor strength, tremendous feel for leverage, angle IQ, and synergetic technique in pass protection.

46) Christian Haynes, G, UConn

Christian Haynes is an absolute refrigerator at 6’2”, 318 pounds. He can pummel opponents at contact with his power output and breach the second level with an eye-catching burst.

Haynes was a bright spot at UConn and should field early-round interest as a starting guard at the NFL level.

47) Adisa Isaac, EDGE, Penn State

Adisa Isaac is one of the most intriguing EDGE prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft.

At 6’4″, 245 pounds, there’s still room for him to further complete his game, but Isaac has a good amount of everything — explosiveness, power, bend, twitch, shock in his hands, and blistering pursuit ability. At the Senior Bowl, he terrorized offensive tackles.

48) Roman Wilson, WR, Michigan

Roman Wilson was one of the biggest risers of the Reese’s Senior Bowl, and he’ll only continue to ascend once he runs the 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine.

At 5’10 1/2″ and 186 pounds, with likely 4.3 speed, Wilson bears some similarity to Chris Olave as a prospect. He’s an effortless separator who can use his speed and bend to carve past defenders.

49) Beau Brade, S, Maryland

The 2024 NFL Draft is stacked at the safety position, and Beau Brade is one of the unsung options.

At 6’1”, 205 pounds, he has good size and carries it effortlessly. As an athlete, he’s explosive, twitchy, and rangy coming downhill. Brade can enforce his physicality or manage space to make plays in coverage.

50) Trey Benson, RB, Florida State

If you’re looking for a back who can churn through early-down attempts and keep the chains moving late in games, there aren’t many better options than Trey Benson in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Benson, at 6’1″, 220 pounds, has a workhorse frame, hits holes with explosive zeal, and can plow his way through successive tackle attempts with a mix of contact balance and relentless energy. And in 2023, he displayed potential as a receiving threat on third downs.

51) Spencer Rattler, QB, South Carolina

A full two-and-a-half cycles ago, Spencer Rattler was mocked in Round 1. Now, in the present, he could be trending toward that point again.

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At 6’0″ and 220 pounds, Rattler has elite arm talent and elasticity, competent creation capacity, and he’s trending up on the operational side. At the Senior Bowl, he won over onlookers with his command.

52) Ennis Rakestraw Jr., CB, Missouri

The first of two Missouri cornerback prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft, Ennis Rakestraw Jr. has true CB1 upside in man-oriented schemes.

At 6’0″, 188 pounds, he’s a wiry but strong cover man with stellar foot speed, recovery athleticism, fluidity, and physicality in close quarters. His ability to maintain discipline while mirroring releases bodes well for him.

53) Ruke Orhorhoro, DT, Clemson

Ruke Orhorhoro was an early-round prospect on my 2023 NFL Draft board, but he returned to school and continued honing his craft. Orhorhoro was born in Nigeria and didn’t start playing football until his junior year of high school.

As young as he is, Orhorhoro’s an exciting talent with an elite burst, power capacity, and alignment flexibility at 6’4″, 303 pounds. As he continues to refine his hands, those natural tools will only become more overwhelming.

54) Leonard Taylor III, DT, Miami (FL)

Having produced five sacks and 19 TFLs through 2021 and 2022, Leonard Taylor III‘s production alone has him penciled in as a potential early-round pick. Though he didn’t hit the same production clip in 2023, he was also used at nose tackle far too often, given his frame and mold.

At 6’3″, 305 pounds, Taylor is lean, athletic, and has the build to dominate at 3-tech. He can use speed-to-power and quick reflexes to pry through blocks judiciously.

55) Kamren Kinchens, S, Miami (FL)

Having a true center-fielder range is a valuable asset as a safety. It’s even better when those safeties possess versatility.

Kamren Kinchens meets both of these criteria. He experiences occasional lapses in coverage, but he’s a top safety prospect, regardless.

Kinchens’ 11 interceptions in 2022 and 2023 showcase his rare natural playmaking ability. Moreover, he’s an excellent support defender at 5’11” and 202 pounds, with the strength to stop runners.

56) Cedric Gray, LB, North Carolina

At 6’2″, 235 pounds, Cedric Gray is an explosive athlete with a knack for knifing across formations, splicing past zone blocks, and snuffing out run plays before they can get upfield. Gray’s a tenacious competitor with elite physicality, and in coverage, he’s fluid, instinctive, and opportunistic over the middle.

57) Chris Braswell, EDGE, Alabama

Opposite Turner, Chris Braswell emerged in 2023 with eight sacks and 10.5 TFLs.

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At 6’3″, 255 pounds, Braswell has an exceptional power profile with his explosiveness, natural leverage, and proportional length, and he’s also advanced beyond his age at stacking rips and swipes off initial power exertions.

58) Mike Sainristil, CB, Michigan

Mike Sainristil is a ready-made impact defender from the slot, as he showed while racking up 44 tackles, four TFLs, a sack, six interceptions, six pass breakups, and two forced fumbles in 2023. In coverage, Sainristil is fast, versatile, intelligent, and fluid, but he also has additional dynamic ability as a support player and blitzing threat.

59) Michael Hall Jr., DT, Ohio State

At 6’2″, 295 pounds, Michael Hall Jr. is an energized wrecking ball on the interior with phenomenal burst, agility, proportional length, closing speed, and torquing power capacity. He’s flashed the ability to win quickly with violent swims and clubs.

Hall can be dangerous if he stays consistent with his balance and fluidity through rush moves.

60) Jeremiah Trotter Jr., LB, Clemson

Legacy prospects are becoming more common, and the 2024 NFL Draft has several in the early-round range. Jeremiah Trotter Jr., the son of an All-Pro linebacker of the same name, aims to carry the family torch in 2024.

Trotter has a stocky frame and good strength, but his most impressive trait is his ability to snake through congestion, evade and bend past blocks, and halt plays at the line. In 2023, even while nursing a hamstring injury, he showed off enhanced dynamism as a pass-rushing threat through gaps.

61) Bralen Trice, EDGE, Washington

Bralen Trice, a highly productive pass rusher from 2022 and 2023, is a potential first-round pick in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Trice’s main advantage is his powerful physical profile, standing at 6’4″ and weighing 260 pounds. He can swim and forklift past blockers, but also possesses exceptional lateral movement and explosiveness for his size.

62) McKinnley Jackson, DT, Texas A&M

McKinnley Jackson is exceedingly quick and explosive despite his 6’2″, 325-pound frame. He can easily encumber combo blocks and double teams with his strength and mass, but his upside as a pass rusher is extremely underrated.

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He uses violent swims and double swipes to win, made lethal by his lateral energy and twitch.

63) T’Vondre Sweat, DT, Texas

T’Vondre Sweat, the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, is a mountain at 6’4″, 340 pounds, with rare disruptive upside for a nose tackle prospect. His strength can be devastating for interior run blocks, but he also has the athleticism, torque, and motor to invade the pocket on pass-rushing reps.

64) Payton Wilson, LB, NC State

Payton Wilson’s medicals will be big for his evaluation, but if he isn’t flagged, he has legitimate LB1 potential — as evidenced by his 138 tackles, 17.5 TFLs, six sacks, three picks, and six PBUs in 2023.

Wilson, at 6’4″, 235 pounds, is a high-octane athlete with excellent range who sniffs out plays with deadly consistency and efficiency.

65) Brandon Dorlus, EDGE, Oregon

Built like a combination defensive tackle and edge defender, Brandon Dorlus uses every bit of his long 6’3″, 280-pound frame. His strength at the point of attack is excellent and ready-made for the next level.

But the surprising part of Dorlus’ game is his burst, agility, and sound power application, which grants him alignment versatility.

66) Edgerrin Cooper, LB, Texas A&M

As his 17 TFLs and eight sacks in 2023 evidence, Edgerrin Cooper is built to be an attacker in the box at the NFL level. The 6’3″, 230-pound defender has elite explosiveness and range heading downhill, but he also has the instincts and spatial awareness to get ahead of blocks and cut off running lanes.

67) Bucky Irving, RB, Oregon

Bucky Irving is a contender to rise throughout the process in a wide-open 2024 NFL Draft RB class. Even though he’s undersized, Irving brings biting physicality and eye-popping contact balance on his runs. He has the burst, fluidity, sharp cutting ability, and urgency to make the most of his opportunities. Add in his receiving utility, and this case is closed.

68) Cooper Beebe, OL, Kansas State

If Cooper Beebe had made himself available for the 2023 NFL Draft, he would have been a strong contender for the top guard spot. Beebe has been recognized as an All-Big 12 player for multiple years and has played at both tackle and guard spots.

Beebe’s skills are ultimately best suited for the guard position. He stands at 6’4″ and weighs 332 pounds, and is a well-trained, powerful, and tenacious blocker. His understanding of angles makes him highly dependable in the run game.

69) Ja’Tavion Sanders, TE, Texas

At 6’4″, 250 pounds, Ja’Tavion Sanders is a natural receiver in the mold of Gerald Everett, thanks to his explosiveness and willingness to get physical to finish the catch. He won’t be confused for an especially effective blocker, but Sanders makes an effort and has big-slot versatility.

On Day 2, Sanders would be an exceptional addition as an offensive weapon.

70) Sedrick Van Pran, C, Georgia

Georgia’s offensive line has dominated for more than three seasons, and Sedrick Van Pran is a big reason why.

The 6’4″, 310-pound center is well-leveraged and physical throughout his reps, but Van Pran’s most eye-catching trait is his searing explosiveness off the line. He reaches the second level instantly and finishes ill-fated linebackers in open space.

71) Kiran Amegadjie, OT, Yale

Kiran Amegadjie missed part of the 2023 campaign with a season-ending quad injury that required surgery, but his tape is dominant at the FCS level.

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Amegadjie has the elite size, length, athleticism, and physicality to be one of the first FCS prospects taken.

72) Jonathon Brooks, RB, Texas

Jonathon Brooks’ early declaration for the 2024 NFL Draft was surprising, but as long as he can fully recover from his torn ACL, he has the tools to potentially be the best back from this class.

At 6’0″, 208 pounds, he’s a true first and second-level slasher with rare burst, agility, and creation ability at multiple levels. Brooks also has the grating play strength to finish reps.

73) Javon Bullard, DB, Georgia

Javon Bullard is a bit lighter than most safeties, but he’ll be able to win evaluators over with his competitive toughness, physicality, and versatility. He thrives as a slot defender with his play speed and chippy attitude, but he can read and pedal in zone coverage, too.

74) Caelen Carson, CB, Wake Forest

Caelen Carson has the length and physicality to bully wide receivers in man coverage. Still, he also has the fleet-footed athleticism, corrective twitch, technical prowess, and ball-tracking ability to hold strong through reps.

The aforementioned Coleman gave Carson trouble in their matchup, but aside from that game, Carson was excellent in 2023. He’s one of the best press-man CBs in the 2024 NFL Draft, and he’s also shown off a quick trigger in run support.

75) Malik Washington, WR, Virginia

After amassing 110 catches for 1,426 yards and nine TDs in a dominant 2023 campaign, Malik Washington is a fast riser in the 2024 NFL Draft WR class. At the Shrine Bowl, he dominated 1-on-1s, showing off his rare talent.

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At around 5’9″, 200 pounds, he’s a burly slot WR with smooth separation ability, eye-catching explosiveness and contact balance in the RAC phase, and a functional short-range route tree.

76) Roger Rosengarten, OT, Washington

Play strength remains an issue for Roger Rosengarten, who’s just 310 pounds at 6’6″. But as a natural RT, Rosengarten presents a lot of appeal with his springy, explosive athleticism and effortless recovery capacity.

The profile is there to build on, and his flashes of independent hand usage and upper-lower synergy are very inspiring.

77) Ben Sinnott, TE, Kansas State

A move tight end at 6’4″ and 245 pounds, Ben Sinnott has experience both inline and in the slot as a receiver. He’s not a speedy threat who can get vertical like some recent top TE prospects, but he’s comfortable making catches through traffic.

Sinnott’s versatility as a route runner makes him an actionable threat from the jump in an NFL offense.

78) DeWayne Carter, DT, Duke

DeWayne Carter has the profile to win over NFL teams up and down the board. He’s a three-year captain with three years of production, an impressive power profile at 6’3″, 308 pounds, and a hot motor down-to-down.

At the Senior Bowl, Carter’s two-phase upside — as both a power rusher and a run-gap destroyer — was put under the microscope.

79) Xavier Legette, WR, South Carolina

After an uneventful four-year stretch from 2019 to 2022, Xavier Legette exploded in 2023 with 71 catches for 1,255 yards and seven touchdowns.

At 6’1″ and 220 pounds, Legette is a tank in 1-on-1 situations. He can use his speed to house RAC targets, his size to box out and outmuscle DBs, and his wingspan to snare high passes beyond his frame.

80) Austin Booker, EDGE, Kansas

Austin Booker embarked on a massive ascent in 2023. And at the Senior Bowl, he verified his astronomical upside in front of NFL teams.

At around 6’5″, 240 pounds, with 34″ arms, he has impressive measurements, matched by his athleticism, agility, and bend, and he’s shown he can use his tools to sequence power and stack counters.

81) Will Shipley, RB, Clemson

Despite being 5’11” and weighing 205 pounds, Will Shipley has the potential to become a top running back. His finesse and hip flexibility as a runner are remarkable, and he possesses the creative instincts to take full advantage of these abilities in congested spaces. Meanwhile, as a receiver, Shipley’s incredibly versatile, multifaceted, and reliable.

82) Jaylan Ford, LB, Texas

At 6’3”, and 245 pounds, Jaylan Ford is an incredibly exciting LB prospect. He has the size-athleticism combination to be a two-phase force and has flashed upside both as a run-game disruptor and a zone bandit.

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Ford’s an explosive gap splicer coming downhill and has the instincts to flow to short passes and make plays.

83) Cade Stover, TE, Ohio State

Cade Stover profiles as one of the more reliable TE prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft. At 6’4″, 250 pounds, he has great size and play strength.

One of Stover’s calling cards is his ability to snare high-difficulty passes against tight coverage and in shrinking windows. After the catch, his physicality serves as an asset.

84) Ty’Ron Hopper, LB, Missouri

Potentially weighing under 230 pounds, Ty’Ron Hopper‘s size and play strength will be a concern in the pre-draft cycle. But if he can add more mass, he’s an incredibly enticing LB prospect.

Hopper has excellent instincts in the run game, fluid athleticism as a field traverse — and as a former high school defensive back, his coverage ability is a strong point.

85) Jalen McMillan, WR, Washington

Able to play both in the slot and as an outside receiver due to his 6’1″, 190-pound frame, Jalen McMillan is a move-the-sticks glue guy who makes the right play at the right moment. He has vertical speed to boot, but his fluidity and nuance as a route runner will help him stick around for the long haul.

86) Dominick Puni, OL, Kansas

The Senior Bowl was the big “stock up” moment for Dominick Puni, but his upside is visible on tape, too. Puni has excellent natural leverage and proportional length at 6’4″, 323 pounds, with near-34″ arms.

On the interior — at either guard or center — his ability to play square, match laterally, anchor, and smother power rushers — would project very well.

87) Max Melton, CB, Rutgers

At 6’0″, 190 pounds, Max Melton still has room to refine a few kinks in his technique, but he has the profile of a future starter, either on the boundary or at the nickel spot.

Melton is an explosive, instinctive cover man with great physicality, proportional length, and playmaking ability. He also has the speed to avoid being stacked.

88) Justin Eboigbe, DT, Alabama

For years, Justin Eboigbe was a top-flight run defender on Alabama’s defensive line. And in 2023, he exploded as a pass rusher. Not only that, but he sustained that growth during 1-on-1s at the Senior Bowl.

At 6’4″, 292 pounds, with near-33″ arms, Eboigbe has an excellent interior build and can win with swims, forklift moves, and violent swipes.

89) Tez Walker, WR, North Carolina

After the NCAA rightly restored his eligibility, Devontez Walker showed the world what kind of player he is for North Carolina. The 6’1 1/2″, 197-pound receiver is one of the most dynamic deep threats in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Walker’s long-strider speed destroys angles. Although he’s somewhat one-dimensional as a vertical threat, he fills that role well.

90) Kalen King, CB, Penn State

Joey Porter Jr. effectively defended his side in 2022, so opposing quarterbacks had to try to pass the ball to other players. Unfortunately, on the other side, they met Kalen King, who also proved challenging with his three interceptions and 16 deflections.

King is a talented defender with great speed, agility, and excellent ball skills, and is known for his competitive spirit as a supporting defender. His non-elite size and burst cap his upside, but he should be a quality player at the next level in off-man and zone schemes.

91) Braden Fiske, DT, Florida State

Almost 300 pounds of pure carnage, Braden Fiske is sure to be at the top of every general manager’s “football guy” list.

Fiske eats nails for breakfast and spits out fire on the football field. He’s not overly long or flexible, but with his explosiveness, twitch, energy, and play strength, he can pry through blocks, demolish gaps, and make an impact.

92) Cole Bishop, S, Utah

Cole Bishop is one of the best pure strong safeties in the 2024 NFL Draft. He has good size at 6’2″, 205 pounds, and projects well as an attacking defender in the box and at the intermediate level.

Bishop’s top-end speed isn’t great, but closer to the line, he has superb physicality and block deconstruction ability. He can also manage intermediate zones.

93) Kris Jenkins, DT, Michigan

Kris Jenkins‘ 2024 NFL Draft evaluation will be a case of “what he can be.”

At 6’3″, 305 pounds, Jenkins is already a high-level run defender, but he lacks refinement as a pass rusher. The explosiveness, strength, power, and torquing capacity are all there to mold, however. There’ll be no reservations about his ability on early downs.

94) James Williams, S/LB, Miami (FL)

At 6’5″, 230 pounds, James Williams is one of the most unique prospects on the 2024 NFL Draft circuit, regardless of position.

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He might be a hybrid safety/linebacker at the next level, but his combination of explosiveness and size allows him to levy hard hits, and he has functional coverage ability against tight ends.

95) Audric Estimé, RB, Notre Dame

As a volume back, Audric Estimé has one of the more reliable profiles in the 2024 NFL Draft. At 5’11” and 227 pounds, he brings overwhelming physicality and contact balance downhill but also has the vision, foot speed, and technique to work efficiently behind the line of scrimmage. In a small sample, he’s also flashed legitimate receiving upside.

96) Jamari Thrash, WR, Louisville

After transferring from Georgia State, Jamari Thrash rode his lone season at Louisville to a Senior Bowl invite.

Thrash is quietly one of the stronger three-level WR prospects in the 2024 NFL Draft. He has enough speed and contact balance to create after the catch, but his best reps come as an independent separator with his sharp route running chops.

97) Jonah Elliss, EDGE, Utah

Jonah Elliss was one of the nation’s top sack-getters in 2023 with 12 QB takedowns and 16 TFLs.

At 6’2″, 246 pounds, with high-end proportional length, Elliss has a great combination of natural leverage and range — a combination that’s amplified by his explosiveness, bend capacity, cornering ability, and deep technical arsenal.

98) Trevin Wallace, LB, Kentucky

In such a wide-open LB class, one NFL team is bound to take a chance on Trevin Wallace in the early rounds.

At 6’1″, 244 pounds, with 33″ arms, Wallace has an excellent physical profile, and his reach — combined with his elite explosiveness and closing speed — amounts to tsunami-like range at the second level. His ceiling might be best-in-class.

99) Dadrion Taylor-Demerson, DB, Texas Tech

Dadrion Taylor-Demerson, nicknamed “Rabbit,” has an incredibly translatable two-phase profile in the 2024 NFL Draft.

The 5’10”, 189-pound DB, who racked up 73 tackles, 1.5 TFLs, four picks, and eight pass breakups in 2023, has an impressive mix of fluidity, awareness, physicality, and playmaking authority. He can also play field safety or the slot.

100) Michael Pratt, QB, Tulane

A four-year starter at Tulane, Michael Pratt has all of the necessary traits to be this year’s middle-round steal, much like Aidan O’Connell in 2023.

Pratt has solid arm talent, but his pocket poise, anticipation, and accuracy help set his game apart. At the Senior Bowl, he got to showcase those traits.

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