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2012 NFL Draft - Ranking The DEs Pre-Combine
Arkansas DE Jake Bequette
Arkansas DE Jake Bequette
CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Jan 29, 2012


From a college football perspective, here's the ranking of all the top defensive end prospects.



2012 NFL Draft    

Top DE Prospects - Pre-Combine


Before the Combine and before all the workouts, here's the listing of CFN's top prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft. This isn't a listing of where each player might go; this is an evaluation based on the potential to succeed in the NFL. The full breakdown and analysis on each player to come over the next few weeks.

2012 CFN Position Rankings
- QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs
- Cs | OTs | OGs | DEs
- DTs | ILBs | OLBs
- Ss | CBs | Ps & Ks
- Top 150 Talents 

2011 CFN Position Rankings
- QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs
- Cs | OTs | OGs | DEs
- DTs | ILBs | OLBs
- Ss | CBs | Ps & Ks
- Top 150 Talents 

2010 CFN Position Rankings & Analysis

- QBs | RBs | WRs | TEs
- Cs | OTs | OGs | DEs
- DTs | ILBs | OLBs
- Ss | CBs
1. Quinton Coples, North Carolina Proj. 1
2. Melvin Ingram, South Carolina (OLB) Proj. 1
3. Whitney Mercilus, Illnois (Jr.) Proj. 2
4. Nick Perry, USC (Jr.) Proj. 2
5. Vinny Curry, Marshall Proj. 2
6. Andre Branch, Clemson Proj. 2
7. Cam Johnson, Virginia Proj. 3
8. Trevor Guyton, California Proj. 3
9. Jake Bequette, Arkansas Proj. 3
10. Chandler Jones, Syracuse (Jr.) Proj. 3
11. Jack Crawford, Penn State Proj. 4
12. Malik Jackson, Tennessee Proj. 5
13. Donte Paige-Moss, North Carolina (Jr.) Proj. 6
14. Oliver Vernon, Miami (Jr.) Proj. 5
15. Shea McClellin, Boise State Proj. 4
16. Jacquies Smith, Missouri Proj. 5
17. Tyrone Crawford, Boise State Proj. 4
18. Julian Miller, West Virginia Proj. 5
19. Taylor Thompson, SMU Proj. 6
20. Scott Solomon, Rice Proj. 7
21. Jamie Blatnick, Oklahoma State Proj. 5
22. Justin Francis, Rutgers Proj. FA
23. Frank Alexander, Oklahoma Proj. FA
24. Broderick Binns, Iowa Proj. FA
25. Kentrell Lockett, Ole Miss Proj. FA