2009 NFL Draft - Ranking The Defensive Ends
Penn State DE Maurice Evans
Penn State DE Maurice Evans
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 Defensive 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
- Tight Ends
- Offensive Tackles 
- Offensive Guards
- 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. Michael Johnson, Georgia Tech
2. Maurice Evans, Penn State (Junior)
3. Greg Hardy, Ole Miss (Junior)
4. Ricky Sapp, Clemson (Junior)
5. Greg Middleton, Indiana (Junior)
6. Auston English, Oklahoma (Junior)
7. George Selvie, USF (Junior)
8. Brian Orakpo, Texas 
9. Antwain Robinson, Arkansas
10. Matt Shaughnessy, Wisconsin
11. Mitch King, Iowa
12. Lawrence Wilson, Ohio State
13. Jamaal Westerman, Rutgers
14. Jermaine Cunningham, Florida (Junior)
15. Kyle Moore, USC
16. Pannel Egboh, Stanford
17. Eric Moncur, Miami
18. Nick Reed, Oregon
19. Styker Sulak, Missouri
20. Doug Worthington, Ohio State (Junior)
21. Jeremy Jarmon, Kentucky (Junior)
22. Willie Young, NC State (Junior)
23. Kirston Pittman, LSU
24. Derek Walker, Illinois
25. Everette Brown, Florida State (Junior)