Josh Norris

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Summer Schedule 2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014


I think media evaluators can do a large disservice to readers, and possibly even prospects, when posting massive lists that project draft slots prior to the season. Does this apply to everyone? Not at all. But it is worth pointing out that many of these opinions are based on watching prospects from afar when evaluating last year’s class rather than spotlighting specific players.


To be fair, the NFL does this too. In fact, scouting services used by teams (with representatives from teams) do spotlight the rising seniors and are still notoriously off by draft time. It happens. That is the evaluation game.


The goal of this is to share my opinion on some of the top prospects after spotlighting them. I want these preseason looks to be my own opinion, and I will strive not fall into groupthink. Feel free to follow along with me as I focus one position a week leading up to College Football’s kickoff.


Note that non-seniors (juniors and redshirt sophomores) are included.



Offensive Tackles (Click Here for the link)


Andrus Peat, Stanford


Cedric Ogbuehi, Texas A&M


Brandon Scherff, Iowa


La’El Collins, LSU


Cameron Erving, FSU


Sean Hickey, Syracuse


Jake Fisher, Oregon


Spencer Drango, Baylor


Torrian Wilson, UCF


Bobby Hart, FSU


Ty Sambrailo, Colorado State



Interior Offensive Linemen 


Hroniss Grasu, Oregon


Reese Dismukes, Auburn


Arie Kouandjio, Alabama


Germain Ifedi, Texas A&M (likely transitioning to RT)


Max Tuerk, USC


Josue Matias, FSU

 

Jamil Douglas, Arizona State



Wide Receivers/Tight Ends 


Amari Cooper, Alabama


Stefon Diggs, Maryland


Nelson Agholor, USC


Rashad Greene, FSU


Jaelen Strong, Arizona State


Devante Davis, UNLV


DeVante Parker, Louisville


Dorial Green-Beckham, ?


Antwan Goodley, Baylor


Ty Montgomery, Stanford


Justin Hardy, ECU


Devin Funchess, Michigan



Running Backs 


Melvin Gordon III, Wisconsin


Todd Gurley, Georgia


Mike Davis, South Carolina


Karlos Williams, FSU


Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska


Duke Johnson, Miami


TJ Yeldon, Alabama


Kenyan Drake, Alabama



Quarterbacks 


Marcus Mariota, Oregon


Jameis Winston, FSU


Connor Cook, Michigan State


Brett Hundley, UCLA


Bryce Petty, Baylor


Chuckie Keeton, Utah State


Cody Fajardo, Nevada


Sean Mannion, Oregon State


Rakeem Cato, Marshall


Anthony Boone, Duke



Edge Rushers 


Shawn Oakman, Baylor


Vic Beasley, Clemson


Devonte Fields, TCU


Markus Golden, Missouri


Owamagbe Odighizuwa, UCLA


Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State


Dante Fowler Jr., Florida


Randy Gregory, Nebraska


Noah Spence, Ohio State


Ishaq Williams, Notre Dame


Kyler Fackrell, Utah State



Interior Defensive Linemen 


Leonard Williams, USC


Arik Armstead, Oregon


Mario Edwards, FSU


Sheldon Day, Notre Dame


Michael Bennett, Ohio State


Danny Shelton, Washington


Andre Monroe, Maryland


Gabe Wright, Auburn


Ellis McCarthy, UCLA


Christian Covington, Rice

 

Carl Davis, Iowa



Off Line of Scrimmage Linebackers 


Denzel Perryman, Miami


Ramik Wilson, Georgia


Eric Kendricks, UCLA


Shaq Thompson, Washington


Benardrick McKinney, Miss State


Trey DePriest, Alabama


Kris Frost, Auburn

 

Tanner Birch, Gardner Webb

 

Zach Hodges, Harvard



Defensive Backs 


Marcus Peters, Washington


Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon


PJ Williams, FSU


Ronald Darby, FSU


Trae Waynes, Michigan State


Josh Shaw, USC


Lorenzo Doss, Tulane


Landon Collins, Alabama


Kurtis Drummond, Michigan State


Cody Prewitt, Ole Miss



Josh Norris is an NFL Draft Analyst for Rotoworld and contributed to the Rams scouting department during training camp of 2010 and the 2011 NFL Draft. He can be found on Twitter .
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