NFL Draft Prospects by Position 2022: Top 10 quarterbacks, wide receivers, cornerbacks, and more

Who are the top 10 prospects at every position for the 2022 NFL Draft, and which positions are loaded with the most depth?

Welcome to the 2022 NFL Draft prospects universe. In conjunction with the release of our consensus Top 300 Big Board, here are the top 10 players at every position ahead of April’s 2022 NFL Draft. Our big boards are ever-evolving and subject to change, especially with some marquee events yet to take place, but here is where we stand currently.

2022 NFL Draft Prospects | Offense

The class on offense will be dominated by talk at the quarterback position. Yet, the wide receiver position is incredibly deep. The group at offensive tackle is a stacked bunch. And there’s the expected Day 2 run on running backs who will present terrific value this time around.

Quarterbacks

1. Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh
2. Carson Strong, Nevada
3. Malik Willis, Liberty
4. Matt Corral, Ole Miss
5. Sam Howell, North Carolina
6. Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati
7. Kaleb Eleby, Western Michigan
8. Bailey Zappe, Western Kentucky
9. Brock Purdy, Iowa State
10. Eric Barriere, Eastern Washington

Running Backs

1. Breece Hall, Iowa State
2. Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M
3. Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State
4. Jerome Ford, Cincinnati
5. James Cook, Georgia
6. Kyren Williams, Notre Dame
7. Tyler Allgeier, BYU
8. Brian Robinson Jr., Alabama
9. Rachaad White, Arizona State
10. Hassan Haskins, Michigan

Wide Receivers

1. Garrett Wilson, Ohio State
2. Jameson Williams, Alabama
3. Drake London, USC
4. Chris Olave, Ohio State
5. Jahan Doston, Penn State
6. Treylon Burks, Arkansas
7. Jalen Tolbert, South Alabama
8. David Bell, Purdue
9. Romeo Doubs, Nevada
10. Erik Ezukanma, Texas Tech

Tight Ends

1. Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina
2. Jalen Wydermyer, Texas A&M
3. Trey McBride, Colorado State
4. Jake Ferguson, Wisconsin
5. Jeremy Ruckert, Ohio State
6. Cade Otton, Washington
7. Greg Dulcich, UCLA
8. Trae Barry, Boston College
9. Charlie Kolar, Iowa State
10. Lucas Krull, Pittsburgh

Offensive Tackles

1. Evan Neal, Alabama
2. Charles Cross, Mississippi State
3. Trevor Penning, Northern Iowa
4. Nicholas Petit-Frere, Ohio State
5. Abraham Lucas, Washington State
6. Bernhard Raimann, Central Michigan
7. Daniel Faalale, Minnesota
8. Darian Kinnard, Kentucky
9. Sean Rhyan, UCLA
10. Rasheed Walker, Penn State

Interior Offensive Line

1. Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa (C)
2. Ikem Ekwonu, NC State (G)
3. Kenyon Green, Texas A&M (G)
4. Zion Johnson, Boston College (G)
5. Ed Ingram, LSU (G)
6. Lecitus Smith, Virginia Tech (G)
7. Alec Lindstrom, Boston College (C)
8. Jamaree Salyer, Georgia (G)
9. Marquis Hayes, Oklahoma (G)
10. Cameron Jurgens, Nebraska (C)

2022 NFL Draft Prospects | Defense

The class of the 2022 NFL Draft is at edge defender. With the potential to see as many as seven first-round edge defenders, players off the edge could also dominate the top five picks all the same.

Interior Defensive Line

1. Jordan Davis, Georgia
2. DeMarvin Leal, Texas A&M
3. Perrion Winfrey, Oklahoma
4. Devonte Wyatt, Georgia
5. Phidarian Mathis, Alabama
6. Zachary Carter, Florida
7. Logan Hall, Houston
8. Chris Hinton, Michigan
9. Travis Jones, UConn
10. John Ridgeway, Arkansas

Edge Defenders

1. Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon
2. Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan
3. George Karlaftis, Purdue
4. David Ojabo, Michigan
5. Jermaine Johnson II, Florida State
6. Travon Walker, Georgia
7. Kingsley Enagbare, South Carolina
8. Cameron Thomas, San Diego State
9. Myjai Sanders, Cincinnati
10. Drake Jackson, USC

Linebackers

1. Devin Lloyd, Utah
2. Nakobe Dean, Georgia
3. Christian Harris, Alabama
4. Brandon Smith, Penn State
5. Channing Tindall, Georgia
6. Brian Asamoah, Oklahoma
7. Chad Muma, Wyoming
8. Quay Walker, Georgia
9. Terrel Bernard, Baylor
10. Damone Clark, LSU

Cornerbacks

1. Andrew Booth Jr., Clemson
2. Derek Stingley Jr., LSU
3. Ahmad Gardner, Cincinnati
4. Kaiir Elam, Florida
5. Roger McCreary, Auburn
6. Kyler Gordon, Washington
7. Trent McDuffie, Washington
8. Derion Kendrick, Georgia
9. Tariq Woolen, UTSA
10. Jalyn Armour-Davis, Alabama

Safeties

1. Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame
2. Daxton Hill, Michigan
3. Jaquan Brisker, Penn State
4. Lewis Cine, Georgia
5. Jalen Pitre, Baylor
6. Verone McKinley III, Oregon
7. Leon O’Neal Jr., Texas A&M
8. Kerby Joseph, Illinois
9. Markquese Bell, Florida A&M
10. Bryan Cook, Cincinnati

Top Specialists

1. Matt Araiza, San Diego State (P)
2. Jake Camarda, Georgia (P)
3. Gabe Brkic, Oklahoma (K)
4. Cade York, LSU (K)
5. Jordan Stout, Penn State (P)
6. Michael Turk, Oklahoma (P)
7. Cal Adomitis, Pittsburgh (LS)

Cam Mellor is the Senior Director of the College Football/NFL Draft vertical for Pro Football Network. You can find his writing here and follow him on Twitter: @CamMellor.

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