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Top 200 Players - Preseason 51 to 200

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Posted Aug 27, 2006


Top 200 Players The nation's best players going into the season - 51 to 200  

Players 1 to 50

100. RB Ahmad Bradshaw, Jr. Marshall
Bradshaw had a fantastic sophomore season carrying an offense that never got the passing game going. He's a speedy back with decent power and fantastic hands leading the team in receiving. He has the ability to hit the home run every time the ball is in his hands, and most importantly for the offense, he can answer the call when needed as a workhorse carrying it 109 times over the final four games.

99. OT Corey Hilliard, Sr., Oklahoma State
A first day NFL prospect at either guard or tackle, the 6-5, 310-pound senior ended up moving to the outside and started every game earning second-team All-Big 12 honors. He's by far the line's best player with improving pass rushing technique to go along with hi s devastating run blocking skills.

98. S Joe Stellmacher, Sr. Wisconsin
The Academic All-Big Ten performer should start to make more All-Big Ten noise on the field after earning honorable mention honors. He's a big 222-pound hitter who finished second on the team in tackles and isn't that bad against the pass. At his size, he's bigger than most of the team's linebackers.

97. OT Ryan Harris, Sr. Notre Dame
Harris is in his fourth year as a starter and is on the verge of All-America honors after living up to his potential last season. He's 6-5 and 292 pounds and can do a little bit of everything well. He has mostly grown as a pass blocker becoming more consistent as last year went on.

96. QB Zac Taylor, Sr. Nebraska
Stepping in from the JUCO ranks, Taylor finished the year as the Nebraska single season record holder for passing yards, completions and attempts. He had a better season than he got credit for since he had to adjust to the D-I level while getting popped over and over again thanks to a porous offensive line. Now he appears to know what he's doing and should be a superstar with a better line in front of him, a good group of receivers to work with, and an even better command of the attack. While he's not going to run much, he can take of and come up with a few big plays now and then.

95. WR Mario Urrutia, Soph. Louisville
There was no questioning Urrutia's raw talent, but there was some question whether or not he was ready to be a major playmaker. No the question is whether or not he can go from being a freakishly good number three receiver and top deep threat to an All-America caliber, uncoverable force. He's 6-6 and 228 pounds with good deep speed averaging 21.5 yards per catch along with a team-leading seven scores. He cooled off a bit over the second half of the season after a torrid start catching 17 passes for 446 yards and three touchdowns over an early three game stretch, so now he has to be a consistent number one target.

94. RB Ken Darby, Sr. Alabama
All fears of a hernia problem last off-season quickly dissipated as Darby ripped off 145 yards in the SEC opener against South Carolina and wasn't held below 81 yards the rest of the season. Considering all the great Alabama running backs, Darby could set an impressive mark by being the first to run for three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons after tearing off 1,062 in 2004. He's not a special back when it comes to moves, speed or flash, but he's as rock-solid as they come and always seems to be coming up with productive carries cranking out over five yards per carry last year when everyone was focused on stopping him. While he has nice hands as a receiver, he only averaged 4.6 yards per catch.

93. CB Kenny Scott, Sr., Georgia Tech
Scott needs to be a rock with all the movement going on in the secondary. He has been a steady starter for the last two seasons with a great combination of 6-2, 185-pound size and good speed. He can hit like a safety with an impressive ten tackle game to his credit against Virginia. 

92. QB Chad Henne, Jr. Michigan
Henne was thrown to the wolves as a freshman and turned into a more polished, more confident passer last season throwing only five interceptions outside of a three-pick performance against Northwestern. He has more mobility than he gets credit for and a good enough arm to make all the throws, but he was mostly just a cog in the machine over the last two seasons. Now he appears ready to be a true leader who'll be a main playmaker for the offense and make everyone around him better.

91. RB Arian Foster, Soph. Tennessee
Don't blame Foster for last year's problems on offense. The 6-1, 211-pound sophomore was, arguably, the nation's best back over the final five games of the season ripping off games of 148 yards, 125, 132, 223 and 114 yards showing off toughness and a workhorse ability to carry the offense. He's not going to hit any home runs, but he's not slow.

Players 101-200
101. QB Brandon Cox, Jr. Auburn
102. C
Ryan Kalil, Sr. USC
103. DE
Baraka Atkins, Sr., Miami
104. WR
Todd Blythe, Jr., Iowa State
105. CB
Darrelle Revis, Jr. Pitt
106. QB
Kyle Wright, Jr., Miami
107. DE
Tommy Blake, Jr. TCU
108. OT
John Greco, Jr., Toledo
109. DT
Sedrick Ellis, Jr. USC
110. CB
Justin King, Soph. Penn State
111. S
Marcus Paschal, Sr. Iowa
112. QB
Jeff Rowe, Sr. Nevada
113. LB
Keith Rivers, Jr. USC
114. QB
John Beck, Sr. BYU
115. C
Leroy Harris, Sr., NC State
116. G
Kurt Quarterman, Sr.  Louisville
117. CB
David Irons, Sr. Auburn
118. DT
Red Bryant, Jr. Texas A&M
119. QB
Rudy Carpenter, Soph. Arizona State
120. OT
Daniel Inman, Sr. Georgia
121. S
Tyrell Johnson, Jr. Arkansas State
122. LB
Vince Hall, Jr., Virginia Tech
123. DT
Justin Harrell, Sr. Tennessee
124. WR
DeSean Jackson, Soph. Cal
125. RB
Thomas Brown, Jr. Georgia
126. OT
Thed Watson, Sr. South Florida
127. DE
Brian Smith, Sr., Missouri
128. S
Reggie Nelson, Jr. Florida
129. LB
Kelvin Smith, Sr. Syracuse
130. DT
Frank Okam, Jr., Texas
131. DE
Tim Crowder, Sr., Texas
132. S
Josh Gattis, Sr. Wake Forest
133. OT
Steve Vallos, Sr., Wake Forest
134. S
Eric Wicks, Sr. West Virginia
135. DT
Kevin Brown, Jr. UCLA
136. RB
Robert Hubbard, Sr. Nevada
137. DE
Larry McSwain, Sr., UAB
138. S
David Overstreet, Sr. Missouri
139. CB
Marquice Cole, Sr. Northwestern
140. S
Sabby Piscitelli, Sr. Oregon State
141. LB
KaMichael Hall, Sr., Georgia Tech
142. DT
Jeremy Clark, Sr. Alabama
143. OT
Andrew Carnahan, Sr. Arizona State
144. WR
Dwayne Bowe, Sr. LSU
145. CB
Marcus Hamilton, Sr., Virginia
146. RB
Lynell Hamilton, Jr. San Diego State
147. WR
Derrick Williams, Soph. Penn State
148. WR
James Hardy, Soph. Indiana
149. TE
Matt Spaeth, Sr. Minnesota
150. DT
Derek Landri, Sr. Notre Dame
151.
WR Evan Moore, Sr. Stanford
152. P
Ken DeBauche, Jr. Wisconsin
153. CB
Robert Herbert, Sr. Colorado St
154. DE
LaMarr Woodley, Sr. Michigan
155. G
George Batiste. Sr. So. Miss
156. OT
Michael Oher, Soph. Ole Miss
157. TE
Eric Wilbur, Sr. Florida
158. OT
Robert Turner, Sr. New Mexico
159. S
J.D. Nelson, Sr. Oregon
160. DT
Turk McBride, Jr. Tennessee
161. G
Shannon Tevega, Jr. UCLA
162. RB
Antonio Pittman, Jr. Ohio State
163. DE
Larry Birdine, Sr., Oklahoma
164. S
C.J. Wallace, Sr. Washington
165. CB
Eric Wright, Jr. UNLV
166. S
J.J. Billingsley, Sr. Colorado
167. TE
Chase Coffman, Soph., Missouri
168. WR/PR Rudy Burgess, Jr. Arizona State
169.
LB Anthony Waters, Sr. Clemson
170.
TE Clark Harris, Sr. Rutgers
171. WR
Aundrae Allison, Sr. East Carolina
172. G
Manuel Ramirez, Sr. Texas Tech
173. CB
Josh Wilson, Sr. Maryland
174. WR
Mario Manningham, Soph. Michigan
175. LB
Kevin McLee, Sr. West Virginia
176. G
Tim Duckworth, Sr. Auburn
177. C
Mark Fenton, Sr., Colorado
178. RB
Kyle Bell, Jr. Colorado State
179. DE
Chris Ellis, Jr., Virginia Tech
180. WR
Earl Bennett, Soph. Vanderbilt
181. LB
Rey Maualuga, Soph USC
182. TE
Martin Rucker, Jr., Missouri
183. WR
Chansi Stuckey, Sr., Clemson
184. DE
Ken Iwebema, Jr. Iowa
185. LB
Xavier Adibi, Jr, Virginia Tech
186. OT
Jon Brost, Soph., No. Illinois
187. OT
Jake Long, Jr. Michigan
188. DE
Jarvis Moss, Jr. Florida
189. LB
Dan Connor, Jr. Penn State
190. WR
Dallas Baker, Sr. Florida
191. TE
Matt Herian, Sr., Nebraska
192. DE
Jay Moore, Sr., Nebraska
193. LB
Keyonvis Bouie, Sr. FIU
194. WR
D'Juan Woods, Sr., Oklahoma State
195. RB
Jamario Thomas, Jr  North Texas
196. TE
Joe Newton, Sr. Oregon State
197. RB
Curtis Brown, Sr. BYU
198. S
Curtis Keyes, Sr. Marshall
199. TE
Jonny Harline, Sr. BYU
200. OT
Brian Stamper, Sr. Vanderbilt

90. CB John Talley, Sr. Duke
Probably the best cornerback you haven't seen, Talley is an extraordinary ball-hawker with 11 career interceptions and 22 broken up passes over the last two seasons. He's a tough tackler who's always around the ball, and he has to make sure he can hold up after having problems with his shoulder last year requiring off-season surgery. He's way too valuable to be gone for any stretch of time.

89. RB James Davis, Soph. Clemson
Davis turned in a fantastic true freshman season leading the team in rushing despite missing all or part of three games with a wrist injury. He can do a little of everything well with the speed and quickness to bounce to the outside and the power to be a between-the-tackles runner for tough yards. He also showed excellent hands as a steady three-catch-a-game receiver. He's an every down back who should hit the 1,000-yard mark if he can stay healthy.

88. RB Yvenson Bernard, Jr. Oregon State
Bernard single-handedly solved the team's rushing woes after fielding one of the worst ground attacks in 2004. The smallish, quick back is a Ken Simonton clone who turned into a surprisingly durable workhorse highlighted by a 42-carry game against Cal. He ran for over 100 yards in six of the final eight games and was a steady scorer with two scores in four straight games over the middle of the season. He's also a terrific receiver finishing fourth on the team in catches.

87. QB Kevin Kolb, Sr. Houston
Kolb can be an All-America-caliber, Conference USA Player of the Year type of quarterback at times, and he can look like a shaky true freshman at others. Back for his fourth year as the starter, there's no denying Kolb's talent or knowledge of the system, but he has to be far, far more consistent and can't try to make plays that aren't there. He's big, mobile and has a receiving corps that should help him put up huge numbers. Now he has to make sure he doesn't have the meltdown passing games like he had in losses to UTEP and Kansas where he threw for a ton of yards, but also threw a ton of interceptions. With 36 starts under his belt, expect him to come up with a better, more consistent season.

86. RB Rafael Little, Jr. Kentucky
You could make a case that Little was the SEC's best player last year leading the Wildcats in rushing, receiving, kickoff returns and punt returns. He's a decent-sized back at 5-10 and 195 pounds with tremendous quickness and wide receiver hands. All he needs is a little bit of a crease and he's gone. Expect him to be even more effective this season, even if his numbers don't improve, with other good backs able to take the pressure off. Now he has to get healthy after dislocating his wrist in spring ball.

85. DT Andre Fluellen, Jr. Florida State
With the quickness of an end in the body of a 285-pound tackle, Fluellen is on the verge of a big season. He benefited from having Brodrick Bunkley right next to him, but Bunkley also got some help with Fluellen occupying plenty of attention. He's a nice run stopper who's as consistent as they come.

84. S Aaron Rouse, Sr., Virginia Tech
Part linebacker and part safety, Rouse found a home last season in the defensive backfield finishing third on the team in tackles. He's a big 6-4 and 221 pounds who hits like a ton of bricks to go along with excellent speed and range. It'll be a shock if he's not in the hunt for All-ACC honors.

83. QB JaMarcus Russell, Jr. LSU
The huge 6-6, 252-pound junior got knocked out of the SEC Championship game with a shoulder injury and missed the Peach Bowl, and now he's in a fight to keep his number one job. If he doesn't have the best arm in all of football, and that includes the NFL, he's in the top three. He showed last season the ability to come through in the clutch, but he tends to trust his arm too much and makes plenty of bad reads while forcing things too much. He's not going to run for any yards, but he can be a load in short-yardage plays.

82. LB Mark Zalewski, Sr. Wisconsin
One of the team's best tacklers over the last two seasons with 138 stops, he's able to play either on the strongside or in the middle. He's the leader of the defense and should hover around the 100-stop mark in his second year on the inside. The biggest linebacker in the mix at 236 pounds, he's expected to grow into an All-Big Ten star.

81. S Tom Zbikowski, Sr. Notre Dame
Easily one of the toughest players in America, the part-time boxer and full-time leader of the Irish defense has grown into a whale of a playmaker with 134 tackles over the last two years with six interceptions. He's also an elite punt returner averaging 14 yards per attempt with two touchdowns last season. He brings the attitude to the defense.

80. OG Kasey Studdard, Sr. Texas
One of the rocks on the line over the last three years, the 6-3, 305-pound senior has started 25 straight games seeing time at both guard and center. He has earned All-Big 12 honors over the last two seasons growing into a technically sound blocker. He's a punishing run blocker with a high motor.

79. QB Chris Leak, Sr. Florida
Only at Florida can a legitimate Heisman candidate be this close to losing his job. Leak will try to finish off his career as more than just a transitional player between the Steve Spurrier era and the hopeful return to national title prominence under Urban Meyer. While he isn't the type of quarterback who fits the spread offense style, he's hardly immobile and makes up for his average running skills with good decision making ability and a career completion percentage of 61%. Expect him to make more plays outside of the pocket more this season. He has a nice arm, but not an elite one, and his 6-0, 210-pound size makes him a marginal NFL prospect. His overall umbers dropped last year after throwing for 3,197 yards in 2004, but that's not a big deal since he became more efficient and cut his interception total in half. Now he has to keep producing to hold off the star-in-waiting, Tim Tebow.

79. LB H.B. Blades, Sr. Pitt
One of the nation's best linebackers, the two-time All-Big East performer led the Big East with 121 tackles and was excellent in pass coverage moving over from the strongside to the middle. The son of former Miami Hurricane star Bennie Blades has 286 career tackles with the range to always be around the ball and the size to provide a big pop when he gets there. 

78. WR Joel Filani, Sr., Texas Tech
FIlani is a 6-3, 222-pound playmaker who blew up at the Z position last season leading the Big 12 with an 87 yard-per-game average. While not a blazer, he has developed great hands after a rough start to his career, and is explosive cranking out 21 catches for 418 yards and four touchdowns over a two game span against Nebraska and Kansas State. Most importantly, he's a steady target who's great on third downs.

77. OG Mike Jones, Sr. Iowa
Able to play tackle or guard, the 302-pound senior started last season at both tackle spots before settling in at left guard where he'll stay ... for now. He's an All-Big Ten caliber blocker no matter where he lines up.

76. DT Jay Alford, Sr. Penn State
The Second Team All-Big Ten performer is the only returning starter on the line and should be one of the nation's best all-around tackles. He's not a huge space-eater at 6-3 and 288 pounds, and he's tremendously quick on the inside. When he gets on a roll, he can dominate. Now he has to show he can handle all the attention of being the focus of every team's blocking scheme.

75. LB Stephen Nicholas, Sr. South Florida
One of the nation's best linebackers, Nicholas has seen time at both outside positions and has been dominant at each spot with 224 career tackles, with 12.5 sacks and 38.5 tackles for loss. While he's not huge at 6-3 and 226 pounds, he hits like a Mack truck and has phenomenal range. Despite his lack of size, he would've been around an early round draft pick had he left early. On the Butkus Award watch list for each of the past two seasons, he'll receive his share of All-America recognition.

74. RB Darren McFadden, Soph. Arkansas
McFadden exploded onto the scene taking over the star role early on and finished with five 100-yard games in his final seven outings. At 6-2 and 210 pounds, he can run with power and has an extra gear that makes him one of the SEC's premier home run hitters. If that wasn't enough, he proved this spring that he has the hands to be used more in the passing game. There's a chance he'll see a little time at wide receiver in certain formations; he's that good and that versatile. The only problem, at least early on, will be an injured toe suffered in an off-the-field altercation.

72. OT Herbert Taylor, Sr. TCU
About to be a four-year starter, the 6-4, 287-pound all-star will be one of the Mountain West's best tackles and the leader of the line. As the only returning starter he needs to be even better this year. There are few better pass protectors allowing just one sack last season.

71. WR Dorien Bryant, Jr. Purdue
While there have been some tremendously productive receivers in the Joe Tiller era, Bryant was the most heralded recruit and arguably has the most talent. He had a better season than he got credit for considering the shaky play of the quarterbacks, and there wasn't a more dominant receiver in America over a three game stretch when Bryant caught 40 passes for 421 yards and three touchdowns against Notre Dame, Iowa and Northwestern. His production tailed off once Curtis Painter took over, but he was still a producer. While he's not huge, he's too quick to cover one on one.

70. QB John David Booty, Jr. USC
Booty's career hasn't exactly gone as planned. He was supposed to get a long look as the starter as a true freshman after graduating a year early from high school, but some guy named Leinart went off and won the Heisman and then decided to stick around another year when he could've been the number one pick in the draft. Now Booty has a back injury to deal with. He has a big arm and he certainly knows the system, but he has to prove he can stay healthy and his decision making has to be spot on. He was making great progress before his back spasms struck knocking him out of spring ball.

69. LB Justin Warren, Sr. Texas A&M
Warren has lived up to his recruiting hype and then some after leading the team in tackles last season. He's a 245-pound guided missile who's always around the ball and always cleaning things up. A first team All-Big 12 selection last season, his numbers should skyrocket with more room to roam in the 4-2-5 alignment.

68. C Dan Mozes, Sr. West Virginia
One of the nation's best centers, the 290-pound veteran is back in the middle for his fourth straight season. He's the perfect leader for the line with the experience of seeing a bit of time at guard along with his duties at center. He has been nicked up from time to time with a shoulder problem a few years ago and an ankle issue for a game last season, but he's hardly injury prone. His motor is always running.

67. RB Darius Walker, Jr. Notre Dame
With all the fireworks from the passing game, is it possible that Walker had an underrated season? All he did was carry the Notre Dame ground game with seven 100-yard days and a 90-yard game against Ohio State while also growing into a reliable receiver. He's lightning quick and tough as nails with the ability to run inside or out.

66. TE Greg Olsen, Jr. Miami
The sky's the limit for the soon to be first round draft choice. Olsen has it all from fantastic hands to good deep speed to good blocking ability in a 6-5, 252-pound frame. There are few better route runners and few tight ends in college football that can match what he can do in the open field. He'll likely be the team's leading receiver and the number one option on third downs. 

65. WR Jarrett Hicks, Sr., Texas Tech
Hicks has been one of the nation's top producing receivers over the last two seasons with moments of explosion and unstoppable stretches. He's great at finding his way in the end zone with 173 career grabs for 2,525 yards and 28 touchdowns. At 6-3 and 208 pounds, he's too physical for most defensive backs. At the X position, he has enough speed to be a solid deep threat.

64. RB Mike Hart, Jr. Michigan
When healthy, Hart is one of the nation's best running backs and a threat for All-America honors. He was a bit overused as a freshman getting 274 carries over the final ten games of the season, got dinged up early on against Notre Dame in his sophomore year, got healthy enough to run for 435 yards over a three game span, and then got hurt again and was never right the rest of the way. He's a quick 5-9 and 198 ponds with great hands and a combination of quickness and power. He tore off a 64-yard run last year, but he's not a home-run hitter.  

63. OT Doug Free, Sr. Northern Illinois
The rest of the college football world has finally starting to recognize how good the 6-7, 302-pound senior is. Free will be a ten-year NFL cog and an early first day draft pick next year thanks to his freakish combination of tight end speed and defensive tackle strength. The next-level scouts would probably like to see him add another 15 pounds to his relatively lanky frame, but that's nitpicking. It'll be his quickness and athleticism that gets him the big payday.

62. S Wesley Smith, Sr. Memphis
One of the nation's best defensive backs, the 6-3 Smith hits like a linebacker and covers like a corner. He's the unquestioned leader of the defense earning three straight first team All-Conference USA honors with 269 career tackles, nine tackles for loss, two sacks and five interceptions.

61. QB Pat White, Soph. West Virginia
White is one of the premier running quarterbacks in college football, and now that he knows what he's doing, he should be a stronger passer. He hasn't had to throw much with all the success of the ground game. He had a great Sugar Bowl performance completing 11 of 14 passes, but was erratic throughout the season and didn't make enough secondaries pay for cheating up against the run. No longer a green freshman, he'll be more of a leader and will take more chances with his throws with more confidence in what he's doing. Of course, he'll make his biggest plays on the move. As a runner, he tore off four 100-yard games highlighted by a 220-yard rushing day against Pitt.

60. QB Colt Brennan, Jr. Hawaii

Think Timmy Chang with a bigger arm and some mobility. After a long, tough road being exiled from Colorado, Brennan ended up at Hawaii from Saddleback Community College. He turned out to be one of the nation's best all-around quarterbacks leading the country in total offense while becoming the WAC's most prolific passer. He's 6-3 and 190 pounds with the mobility to buy himself time to throw and occasionally take off. Of course, at Hawaii, it's all about throwing the ball, and Brennan threw for over 300 yards in ten games including the final seven with four 400-yard days and a 515-yard, seven touchdown explosion against New Mexico State. While he threw 13 interceptions, he spread them out with no more than two in any one game. Considering he threw 515 times, that's not bad.

59. P Daniel Sepulveda, Sr. Baylor
Named the nation's best punter last year winning the Ray Guy Award, Sepulveda has to come back healthy after injuring his knee playing basketball. He's a big bomber with a career average of 44.85 yards per kick on a whopping 211 boots, and he has put 62 inside the 20. As long as his knee is fine, which it's supposed to be, he'll be one of the nation's best.

58. S Kenny Phillips, Soph. Miami
He was as good as advertised. One of 2005's top recruits stepped and starred from the start showing off the 4.4 speed to be in on seemingly every play and the smarts of a long-time veteran. He's a good-sized hitter at 6-2 and 200 pounds with moves like a cornerback. 

57. WR Steve Smith, Sr. USC
Smith could've gone pro this year but returned to join Dwayne Jarrett to form the nation's best 1-2 receiving tandem. He showed no problems from the broken leg that knocked him out in 2004 with the same speed and quickness he had before the injury. He's a decent sized target at 6-0 and 195 pounds and has some of the best wheels on the team.

56. RB Albert Young, Jr. Iowa
One of the nation's top unsung rushers, Young returned from a leg injury that cost him all of 2004 to run for eight 100-yard games while rushing for 1,002 yards in Iowa's eight Big Ten games. He blends decent power with tremendous speed and great hands. He has the ability to tear off yards in chunks, but his longest run last season was only 36 yards. Expect that to change. The scary part is that he's even faster after being a year removed from the injury.

55. LB Brandon Siler, Jr. Florida
While he didn't dominate like he did as a freshman, Siler still had a strong sophomore season finishing second on the team in tackles for 141 in his first two seasons. He's a great pass rusher and more than strong in pass coverage. If he can be a bit more physical against power running teams, he'll be an All-SEC star.

54. WR Tyrell Sutton, Soph. Northwestern
Sutton took over in the first game of his true freshman season and was unbelievable the rest of the way. Not only was he a workhorse for the ground game with three games with more than 30 carries, and one with 29 carries, he was a reliable receiver highlighted by a ten-catch day against Purdue. He's not all that big at 5-9 and 190 pounds, but he's great at flying through the hole with elusive open field speed.

53. OT Levi Brown, Sr. Penn State
One of the nation's best offensive linemen, the 6-5, 328-pound senior was an All-American last year and now has to be even better as the only returning starter to the line. He's a durable, dominant all-around blocker who'll be the one the offense runs behind.

52. QB Drew Weatherford, Soph. Florida State
Weatherford arguably the most underrated quarterback in the nation last season considering what he had to handle. Basically forced to carry the entire Seminole offense as a true freshman, he didn’t get any support from the running game and received little help from the banged up offensive line. Even so, he ended up setting the ACC record for the most passing yards by a freshman and led the team to the conference title. He threw too many interceptions, but that was because he had to keep bombing away. In the two biggest games of the year, the ACC championship and the Orange Bowl, he only threw one pick. While he's not going to run for big yards, he's not immobile.

51. OT Arron Sears, Sr. Tennessee
The All-America caliber lineman can play either tackle or guard, but he's best and most useful on the outside. As the only returning starter on the line, he might be moved around where needed, like he was in the win over LSU when he saw time at four different spots. He's a strong and surprisingly mobile 6-4 and 338 pounds with two years of starting experience under his belt.