Top 5 seniors by position
By Mel Kiper Jr.
ESPN.com
Updated: September 19, 2007

There are certain instances where you will see players listed at positions that they currently are not playing in college. I have moved some players to positions that I am projecting will suit them best in the NFL.

Top 5 Seniors By Position

Quarterbacks
1. Brian Brohm, Louisville
2. Andre' Woodson, Kentucky
3. Matt Ryan, Boston College
4. Anthony Morelli, Penn State
5. Colt Brennan, Hawaii

Running Backs
1. Tashard Choice, Georgia Tech
2. Ryan Torain, Arizona State
3. BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Ole Miss
4. Allen Patrick, Oklahoma
5. Mike Hart, Michigan

Fullbacks
1. Peyton Hillis, Arkansas
2. Owen Schmitt, West Virginia
3. Jacob Hester, LSU
4. Michael Pitre, UCLA
5. Mike Cox, Georgia Tech

Wide Receivers
1. Early Doucet, LSU
2. Adarius Bowman, Oklahoma State
3. Harry Douglas, Louisville
4. DJ Hall, Alabama
5. Limas Sweed, Texas

Tight Ends
1. John Carlson, Notre Dame
2. Martin Rucker, Missouri
3. Gary Barnidge, Louisville
4. Kellen Davis, Michigan State
5. Dustin Keller, Purdue

Offensive Tackles
1. Jake Long, Michigan
2. Sam Baker, USC
3. Gosder Cherilus, Boston College
4. Chris Williams, Vanderbilt
5. Barry Richardson, Clemson

Offensive Guards
1. Roy Schuening, Oregon St.
2. Jacky Claude, Florida St.
3. Jordan Grimes, Purdue
4. Andrew Crummey, Maryland
5. Shannon Tevaga, UCLA

Centers
1. Steve Justice, Wake Forest
2. Kory Lichtensteiger, Bowling Green
3. Mike Pollak, Arizona St.
4. John Sullivan, Notre Dame
5. Tony Brinkhaus, Minnesota

Defensive Ends
1. Chris Long, Virginia
2. Quentin Groves, Auburn
3. Lawrence Jackson, USC
4. Tommy Blake, TCU
5. Cliff Avril, Purdue

Defensive Tackles
1. Glenn Dorsey, LSU
2. Sedrick Ellis, USC
3. Frank Okam, Texas
4. Kentwan Balmer, North Carolina
5. Dre Moore, Maryland

Inside Linebackers
1. Dan Connor, Penn St.
2. Jonathan Goff, Vanderbilt
3. Vince Hall, Virginia Tech
4. Jasper Brinkley, South Carolina
5. J Leman, Illinois

Outside Linebackers
1. Keith Rivers, USC
2. Shawn Crable, Michigan
3. Ali Highsmith, LSU
4. Bruce Davis, UCLA
5. Philip Wheeler, Georgia Tech

Cornerbacks
1. Mike Jenkins, South Florida
2. DeJuan Tribble, Boston College
3. Terrell Thomas, USC
4. Chevis Jackson, LSU
5. Dwight Lowery, San Jose State

Safeties
1. Tony Joiner, Florida
2. Craig Steltz, LSU
3. Tom Zbikowski, Notre Dame
4. Chris Horton, UCLA
5. Josh Barrett, Arizona St.

Place-Kickers
1. Brandon Coutu, Georgia
2. Rob Zarrilli, Hofstra
3. Arthur Carmody, Louisville
4. Alexis Serna, Oregon St.
5. Jeremy Ito, Rutgers

Punters
1. Durant Brooks, Georgia Tech
2. Jared Armstrong, Purdue
3. Benjamin Dato, Fordham
4. Ben Woods, Buffalo
5. Waylon Prather, San Jose St.

Top 5 Juniors By Position

Quarterbacks
1. Nate Longshore, California
2. Curtis Painter, Purdue
3. Hunter Cantwell, Louisville
4. Ben Olson, UCLA
5. Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston State

Running Backs
1. Darren McFadden, Arkansas
2. Jonathan Stewart, Oregon
3. Felix Jones, Arkansas
4. Steve Slaton, West Virginia
5. Ray Rice, Rutgers

Fullbacks
1. Conredge Collins, Pittsburgh
2. Brock Bolen, Louisville
3. Asaph Schwapp, Notre Dame
4. Brannan Southerland, Georgia
5. Richard Belton, Wake Forest

Wide Receivers
1. DeSean Jackson, California
2. Malcolm Kelly, Oklahoma
3. Earl Bennett, Vanderbilt
4. James Hardy, Indiana
5. Mario Manningham, Michigan

Tight Ends
1. Cornelius Ingram, Florida
2. Martellus Bennett, Texas A&M
3. Chase Coffman, Missouri
4. Darius Hill, Ball St.
5. Travis Beckum, Wisconsin

Offensive Tackles
1. Ryan Clady, Boise State
2. Michael Oher, Mississippi
3. Dace Richardson, Iowa
4. Alex Boone, Ohio State
5. Andrew Gardner, Georgia Tech

Offensive Guards
1. Duke Robinson, Oklahoma
2. Jeremy Perry, Oregon State
3. Matt Slauson, Nebraska
4. Chilo Rachal, USC
5. Herman Johnson, LSU

Centers
1. Antoine Caldwell, Alabama
2. Alex Mack, California
3. Jonathan Luigs, Arkansas
4. A.Q. Shipley, Penn St.
5. Max Unger, Oregon

Defensive Ends
1. Calais Campbell, Miami
2. Derrick Harvey, Florida
3. Michael Johnson, Georgia Tech
4. Tyson Jackson, LSU
5. Phillip Merling, Clemson

Defensive Tackles
1. Terrance Taylor, Michigan
2. Fili Moala, USC
3. Jeff Owens, Georgia
4. George Hypolite, Colorado
5. Peria Jerry, Mississippi

Inside Linebackers
1. James Laurinaitis, Ohio State
2. Rey Maualuga, USC
3. Darry Beckwith, LSU
4. Jerod Mayo, Tennessee
5. Curtis Lofton, Oklahoma

Outside Linebackers
1. Brian Cushing, USC
2. Sean Lee, Penn State
3. Erin Henderson, Maryland
4. Marcus Freeman, Ohio St.
5. Zack Follett, California

Cornerbacks
1. Reggie Smith, Oklahoma
2. Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio St.
3. Aqib Talib, Kansas
4. Justin King, Penn State
5. Brandon Flowers, Virginia Tech

Safeties
1. Kenny Phillips, Miami
2. Courtney Greene, Rutgers
3. Nic Harris, Oklahoma
4. Jack Ikegwuonu, Wisconsin
5. Reshard Langford, Vanderbilt

Place-Kickers
1. Sam Swank, Wake Forest
2. Patrick Shadle, Syracuse
3. Louie Sakoda, Utah
4. Conor Lee, Pittsburgh
5. Jeff Wolfert, Missouri

Punters
1. Britton Colquitt, Tennessee
2. Chris Miller, Ball State
3. A.J. Trapasso, Ohio State
4. Aaron Perez, UCLA
5. Justin Brantly, Texas A&M