2009 NFL Draft - Ranking The Tight Ends
Wisconsin TE Travis Beckum
Wisconsin TE Travis Beckum
Posted Apr 28, 2008

CFN ranks the top 25 prospects for the 2009 NFL Draft. Who are the players to watch out for this season?

2009 NFL Draft Position Rankings

The Tight Ends

Rankings of the 2009 Top Prospects
- Possible 1st Rounders
- Possible 2nd Rounders

- Possible 3rd Rounders
- Possible 4th Rounders
- Possible 5th Rounders

- Possible 6th Rounders
- Possible 7th Rounders & Free Agents
- Running Backs
Wide Receivers
- Offensive Tackles 
- Offensive Guards
- Defensive Ends
- Defensive Tackles 
- Outside LBs
- Inside LBs
Free Safeties
- Strong Safeties
- Cornerbacks
- Punters & Kickers   

Going into the 2008 season, here are the top prospects to watch out for. For now, only FBS/D-I players who'll be eligible for the 2009 NFL Draft are listed. The player analysis will come later this summer. Remember, this isn't a ranking of the best college players. Yes, there sometimes is a difference between being a good pro prospect and a productive college football star.

1. Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma (Junior)
2. Travis Beckum, Wisconsin
3. Cornelius Ingram, Florida
4. Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma State
5. Chase Coffman, Missouri
6. Ryan Purvis, Boston College
7. Shawn Nelson, Southern Miss
8. Cody Slate, Marshall (Junior)
9. Darius Hill, Ball State
10. Bear Pascoe, Fresno State
11. Anthony Hill, NC State (OT)
12. Ed Dickson, Oregon (Junior)
13. Andrew Quarless, Penn State (Junior)
14. Brandon Ledbetter, Western Michigan
15. Nick Walker, Alabama
16. Tony Moeaki, Iowa (Junior)  
17. Jeff Cumberland, Illinois (Junior)
18. Logan Paulsen, UCLA
19. Rory Nicol, Ohio State
20. Jeron Mastrud, Kansas State (Junior)
21. Dennis Pitta, BYU (Junior)
22. Garrett Graham, Wisconsin (Junior)
23. Jeff Cottam, Tennessee (Junior)
24. Konran Reuland, Stanford (Junior)
25. Kory Sperry, Colorado State