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    2013 NFL Draft: Luke Joeckel, Geno Smith among best prospects

    By Gil Brandt
    Senior Analyst
    Published: Feb. 18, 2013 at 04:46 p.m.

    2013 NFL Draft: Luke Joeckel, Geno Smith among best prospects |

    The NFL Scouting Combine is about to kick the draft season into high gear. With that in mind, I thought this would be a good time to put together the first "Hot 100" list of the year.

    As those who are familiar with previous editions of this list know, it represents how I think the prospects stack up according to ability -- it is not the order in which I think they'll be drafted. In other words, I'm not saying Chance Warmack will be the third overall pick, but I am saying that he's the third-best player in the class.

    Finally, it's important to remember that players will rise and fall based on how they perform at the combine later this week, and they'll likely continue to do so all the way up to draft day.

    1) Luke Joeckel, OL, Texas A&M
    This long-armed three-year player should be a top talent in the NFL for quite some time. Joeckel reminds me of Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas.

    2) Bjoern Werner, DL, Florida State
    Werner, a German native, is a very, very good pass rusher. He's one of these guys that is highly motivated, someone who never takes a play off; in that way, he reminds me of Jared Allen.

    3) Chance Warmack, OL, Alabama
    Warmack is very good and will be a factor in the NFL for many years; he should have a Larry Allen-type of career. However, as guards aren't usually drafted in the top 10, Warmack will likely be picked in the middle of the first round. He was an even better college player than the great Steve Hutchinson, who was picked 17th overall by the Seattle Seahawks in 2001.

    4) Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia
    More time will be spent on Smith than on any other player in the 2013 NFL Draft. When I watched him from the sideline during West Virginia's game against Texas, Smith was quick and on the money, though he did overthrow some long balls. If he enters the league with a Russell Wilson-type work ethic, Smith will be OK.

    5) Star Lotulelei, DL, Utah
    Lotulelei reminds me of Baltimore Ravens veteran Haloti Ngata, who also grew up in Salt Lake City. Lotulelei can collapse the pocket with quickness and power. He needs to dominate every play for four quarters.

    6) Damontre Moore, DE, Texas A&M
    Moore can play with his hand on the ground in a 4-3 scheme or in space in a 3-4. Oklahoma tackle Lane Johnson did a very good job against Moore in the Cotton Bowl.

    7) Eric Fisher, OL, Central Michigan
    The long-armed, quick-footed Fisher should play for quite some time in the NFL at a Pro Bowl-level. This youngster has the potential for lots of growth in the future.

    8) Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
    The big (6-feet-3/4, 200 pounds) corner might not have great speed, but he makes up for it with his physical play and ball skills. He likely learned some useful tricks of the trade from coach Nick Saban.

    9) Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia
    The competitive Jones, who led college football with 14.5 sacks in 2012, never lets up; he plays like fellow Bulldog Justin Houston, who notched 10 sacks for the Kansas City Chiefs last season. Jones transferred from USC when he failed to get a clean bill of health following a neck injury.

    10) Dion Jordan, DE, Oregon
    The speedy, quick and athletic Jordan -- a former tight end -- can rush or drop into coverage. He could add weight, however, and his health has been something of a question mark.

    11) Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU
    Ansah, who came to BYU from Ghana as a track athlete, joined the football team in 2010 and became an outstanding starter. He had a poor week of practice ahead of the Senior Bowl, but he wound up being named the defensive player of the game. He should be a very good pass-rusher.

    12) Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida
    Floyd, a strong, three-year player with lots of upside, is a playmaker. He's a lot like Fletcher Cox, the 12th overall pick in 2012 who played well for the Philadelphia Eagles as a rookie.

    13) Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
    An outstanding athlete for a defensive tackle, Richardson makes me think of a young Warren Sapp coming out of college. He has just one year of major football under his belt, and he needs to play harder on every down, but he has the ability to be good.

    14) Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma
    The former high school quarterback shifted to tight end in junior college before moving to the offensive line in 2011. Johnson really stood out in the Cotton Bowl with the way he handled Texas A&M's Damontre Moore.

    15) Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU
    Mingo is a better athlete than he is a football player at this point, and he needs work when it comes to defending the run. He is, however, a very good pass rusher, and everyone is looking for very good pass rushers.

    16) Keenan Allen, WR, Cal
    Allen caught lots of passes at Cal even though he didn't have much of a quarterback throwing to him, and he's strong and quick for the position. A knee injury caused him to miss time in 2012; teams will need to check on his health.

    17) Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
    He's a size-speed player who catches well and spent some time at running back. Patterson, who spent two years in junior college before arriving at Tennessee, has just one season of experience playing major college football.

    18) Kenny Vaccaro, safety, Texas
    I think he's every bit as good as Mark Barron, who was picked seventh overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2012 and went on to have a very good rookie year. The tough Vaccaro is athletic enough to cover the slot receiver; he never slows down.

    19) Alec Ogletree, LB, Georgia
    Ogletree, who started his career as a safety, runs well and has good instincts; he's a very good athlete who can play inside or outside. Players from Georgia tend to do well in the NFL. Teams will have to do more background work on Ogletree, however, given that he was recently charged with a DUI.

    20) Manti Te'o, LB, Notre Dame
    Te'o did all of the things that a linebacker is expected to do, up until his poor performance in the BCS Championship Game. He took on blockers, he blitzed, he played in space. He also collected seven interceptions and 113 tackles. The "girlfriend hoax" story, of course, seems to have overshadowed all of that.

    21) Johnathan Hankins, DL, Ohio State
    The powerful Hankins has size, ability and good range, though he also seemed to have fatigue issues at times. The three-year college player will get a lot better with age.

    22) Jonathan Cooper, OL, North Carolina
    Cooper is athletic, but the four-year starter needs to get stronger. He doesn't look as big as some NFL guards.

    23) Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford
    Ertz, who has good hands, size and strength, has the potential to create matchup problems for NFL defenses. He is a better receiver than he is a blocker at this point.

    24) D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama
    The long-armed Fluker has the power to dominate defenders. He projects as a right tackle only, as he lacks the feet for playing left tackle.

    25) Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame
    Eifert is very good at making contested catches -- he has more career receptions (134) than any other tight end in Notre Dame history -- and he blocks better than one might think.

    26) DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson
    27) Kevin Minter, LB, LSU
    28) Xavier Rhodes, DB, Florida State
    29) Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
    30) John Jenkins, DL, Georgia
    31) Matt Barkley, QB, USC
    32) Johnthan Banks, DB, Mississippi State
    33) Datone Jones, DL, UCLA
    34) Sam Montgomery, DE, LSU
    35) Margus Hunt, DL, SMU
    36) EJ Manuel, QB, Florida State
    37) Terrance Williams, WR, Baylor
    38) Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
    39) Sylvester Williams, DL, North Carolina
    40) Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington

    41) Kawann Short, DT, Purdue
    42) Jesse Williams, DL, Alabama
    43) Quinton Patton, WR, Louisiana Tech
    44) Alex Okafor, DE, Texas
    45) Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky
    46) Travis Frederick, OL, Wisconsin
    47) Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin
    48) Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee
    49) Khaseem Greene, LB, Rutgers
    50) Matt Elam, safety, Florida

    51) Robert Woods, WR, USC
    52) Eric Reid, safety, LSU
    53) Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State
    54) Menelik Watson, OT, Florida State
    55) Vance McDonald, WR, Rice
    56) Joseph Randle, RB, Oklahoma State
    57) Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma
    58) Marquise Goodwin, WR, Texas
    59) Mike Glennon, QB, N.C. State
    60) Giovani Bernard, RB, North Carolina

    61) Barrett Jones, OL, Alabama
    62) Andre Ellington, RB, Clemson
    63) Cornellius Carradine, DE, Florida State
    64) Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse
    65) Johnathan Cyprien, safety, Florida International
    66) Dallas Thomas, OT, Tennessee
    67) Gavin Escobar, TE, San Diego State
    68) Kyle Long, OG, Oregon
    69) Travis Kelce, TE, Cincinnati
    70) Brandon Williams, DT, Missouri Southern State

    71) Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas
    72) Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB, Connecticut
    73) Corey Lemonier, DE, Auburn
    74) Kiko Alonso, LB, Oregon
    75) Justin Pugh, OT, Syracuse
    76) Brandon Jenkins, DE, Florida State
    77) Robert Alford, CB, Southeastern Louisiana
    78) Jordan Poyer, CB, Oregon State
    79) Brian Winters, OG, Kent State
    80) Stepfan Taylor, RB, Stanford

    81) Phillip Thomas, safety, Fresno State
    82) Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise State
    83) Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee
    84) David Amerson, DB, N.C. State
    85) Brennan Williams, OL, North Carolina
    86) Oday Aboushi, OT, Virginia
    87) Chase Thomas, LB, Stanford
    88) Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall
    89) Gerald Hodges, LB, Penn State
    90) Zeke Motta, safety, Notre Dame

    91) Ricky Wagner, OT, Wisconsin
    92) D.J. Swearinger, safety, South Carolina
    93) Mike Gillislee, RB, Florida
    94) Brian Schwenke, OL, Cal
    95) Bacarri Rambo, safety, Georgia
    96) Kevin Reddick, LB, North Carolina
    97) William Gholston, DE, Michigan State
    98) Michael Buchanan, DE, Illinois
    99) Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
    100) Jeff Locke, punter, UCLA

    Note: South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore was left off the list while we wait to see how he's recovered from serious injury.

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  • Nick
    2013 NFL Draft: Mike Mayock's top 100 prospects
    by Nick
    2013 NFL Draft: Mike Mayock's top 100 prospects
    Mike Mayock
    Published: April 19, 2013 at 12:45 p.m.
    Updated: April 19, 2013 at 08:51 p.m.

    A rundown of draft analyst Mike Mayock's top 100 prospects heading into next week's 2013 NFL Draft.

    1. Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan
    2. Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida
    3. Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M
    4. Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama
    5. Dion Jordan, DE/OLB, Oregon
    6. Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma
    7. Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
    8. Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina
    9. Ziggy Ansah, DE, BYU
    10. Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU

    11. Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah
    12. Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
    13. Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame
    14. D.J. Hayden, CB, Houston
    15. D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama
    16. Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama
    17. Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas
    18. Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
    19. Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia
    20. Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State

    21. Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia
    22. Sylvester Williams, DT, North Carolina
    23. Manti Te'o, ILB, Notre Dame
    24. Justin Pugh, OT, Syracuse
    25. Matt Elam, FS, Florida
    26. Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State
    27. Datone Jones, DE, UCLA
    28. Eric Reid,FS, LSU
    29. Kyle Long,OG, Oregon
    30. Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee

    31. Menelik Watson, OT, Florida State
    32. Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee
    33. Damontre Moore, DE, Texas A&M
    34. Kevin Minter,ILB, LSU
    35. Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington
    36. Arthur Brown, ILB, Kansas State
    37. Keenan Allen, WR, California
    38. Jonathan Cyprien, FS, Florida International
    39. Margus Hunt, DE, SMU
    40. Kawann Short, DT, Purdue

    41. EJ Manuel, QB, Florida State
    42. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson
    43. Matt Barkley, QB, USC
    44. Alec Ogletree, ILB, Georgia
    45. Robert Woods, WR, USC
    46. Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford
    47. Larry Warford,, OG, Kentucky
    48. Johnthan Banks, CB, Mississippi State
    49. Jamie Collins, OLB, Southern Mississippi
    50. Ryan Nassib, QB, Syracuse

    51. Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise State
    52. Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin
    53. Terrance Williams,, WR, Baylor
    54. Cornelius Washington, OLB, Georgia
    55. Brian Schwenke, C, California
    56. Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State
    57. D.J. Swearinger, SS, South Carolina
    58. Jonathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State
    59. Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi State
    60. Aaron Dobson, WR, Marshall

    61. Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
    62. Bennie Logan, DT, LSU
    63. Giovani Bernard, RB, North Carolina
    64. Sio Moore, OLB, Connecticut
    65. Jon Bostic, OLB, Florida
    66. Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB, Connecticut
    67. B.W. Webb, CB, William & Mary
    68. J.J. Wilcox, FS, Georgia Southern...
    -04-20-2013, 06:50 AM
  • Nick
    Kiper's final 2018 NFL draft Big Board
    by Nick
    Kiper's final 2018 NFL draft Big Board and position rankings
    7:48 AM ET
    Mel Kiper Jr.
    Football analyst

    The 2018 NFL draft is here -- and now we can finally figure out where all of these quarterbacks are going.

    Below are my "final" Big Board and "final" position rankings for the class of 2018. I'm putting "final" in quotation marks because I'll be making a few tweaks up until the draft begins (Thursday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN and the ESPN app, in case you were wondering). I'll be talking to more sources and adjusting my rankings based on what I hear. And remember, my Big Board is not a prediction of where prospects will be drafted, only where I have them ranked.

    Notable: My Big Board goes to 300 prospects, and my position rankings cover more than 700. But it's important to note that the cutoff for undrafted free agents starts around 35 for positions like wide receiver. That means approximately 90 wide receivers have grades that are nearly identical. In short: Players ranked from 150 to 250 on my board are similar. It's splitting hairs.

    1. Saquon Barkley, RB, Penn State
    Previous rank: 1
    Barkley is the best prospect in this draft. His testing numbers at the combine -- 4.40 40-yard dash and 41-inch vertical -- were elite at any size, much less a 6-foot, 233-pound back. Barkley plays with tremendous balance, a great lower body and quick feet. He's a stellar runner both inside and outside the tackles, and he showed in 2017 that he's a true three-down back. He had 54 catches after having 48 combined in his first two seasons at Penn State. Barkley is a special talent.

    2. Bradley Chubb, DE, NC State
    Previous rank: 2
    Chubb could have entered the 2017 draft and been in the first-round discussion. At 6-4, 269 pounds, he shows good takeoff from the edge, and he has an excellent mix of speed and power. You saw some of that speed and explosion at the combine, where he ran a 4.65 40 and had a 36-inch vertical. Chubb had 10 sacks and 25 tackles for loss (tied for second in the FBS) in 2017 and had 10 sacks and 21.5 tackles for loss in 2016. Chubb doesn't have quite as high of a grade as Myles Garrett did last year, but he's in that same tier.

    3. Roquan Smith, ILB, Georgia
    Previous rank: 4
    Smith is getting buzz as a potential top-eight pick. His tape is too good, and he's too athletic -- he ran a 4.51 40 at the combine -- for teams to be worried as much about his size (6-0, 237). He can get sideline to sideline in a hurry. A season after recording 95 total tackles and five tackles for loss, Smith had 137 tackles, 14 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks in 2017. He can blitz up the middle or off the edge, and I think he could play inside or outside linebacker. He's just a fun player to watch, and he was one of the best players on the field in both of the Bulldogs' College Football Playoff matchups.

    -04-24-2018, 05:08 PM
  • Nick
    2020 NFL Draft: Final Top 250 Big Board, with 21 receivers in the top 100
    by Nick
    2020 NFL Draft prospect rankings: Final Top 250 Big Board, with 21 receivers in the top 100
    The receiver class is loaded, the offensive tackle group is top-heavy, and there are plenty of quality defensive backs
    Chris Trapasso
    1 hr ago • 14 min read

    After months watching and re-watching film of hundreds of draft prospects and analyzing athletic testing, my final Big Board for the 2020 NFL Draft is set it digital stone.

    No major surprises this year at the top spot at any position. Well, maybe Harrison Bryant from Florida Atlantic as my top tight end?

    Joe Burrow's my No. 1 overall prospect.

    Before I get to the rankings, I must note I have a "position addition" included in my grading system that's factored in after I get a "raw grade" for each prospect based on positional value. Quarterbacks, of course, get the biggest boost. Then edge rushers and offensive tackles, and so on. Running backs receive zero position addition. Incorporating that concept seemed logical to me when constructing a Big Board that wasn't team-specific.

    Next to each prospect's position is a number. For reference convenience, that number represents their ranking at their respective position.

    1. Joe Burrow, QB1, LSU
    2. Chase Young, EDGE1, Ohio St.
    3. Tua Tagovailoa, QB2, Alabama
    4. Jeffrey Okudah, CB1, Ohio State
    5. Tristan Wirfs, OT1, Iowa
    6. CeeDee Lamb, WR1, Oklahoma
    7. Isaiah Simmons, LB1, Clemson
    8. Jerry Jeudy, WR2, Alabama
    9. Justin Herbert, QB3, Oregon
    10. Javon Kinlaw, DL1, South Carolina

    Burrow and Young are no-brainers. Tagovailoa's raw grade was actually the sixth-highest in the class, but his position addition bumps him to No. 3. This could be the lowest you'll see Isaiah Simmons. For as much as I watched his film with my jaw on my desk, I did notice his twitch doesn't align with the rest of his freakish athleticism. In short, Lamb got the top receiver spot because of more dynamic yards-after-the-catch ability and better contested-catch skill than Jeudy. Herbert has his flaws -- at times, his accuracy and reading complex coverages -- but he also can be tremendous on difficult throws that require elite arm talent, and I like his athleticism and experience. Kinlaw is my top defensive lineman for many reasons, and he's ahead of Derrick Brown because of his pass-rushing prowess.

    11. K'Lavon Chaisson, EDGE2, LSU
    12. Andrew Thomas, OT2, Georgia
    13. Tee Higgins, WR3, Clemson
    14. Henry Ruggs III, WR4, Alabama
    15. Jedrick Wills, OT3, Alabama
    16. Curtis Weaver, EDGE3, Boise State
    17. Josh Jones, OT4, Houston
    18. Mekhi Becton, OT5, Louisville
    19. Xavier McKinney, S1, Alabama
    20. Derrick Brown, DL2, Auburn
    21. Jalen Reagor, WR5, TCU
    22. Kristian Fulton, CB2, LSU
    23. Jordan Love, QB4,...
    -04-14-2020, 09:06 AM
  • RamBill
    Prisco's Top 32 + Latest Mock Draft
    by RamBill
    Top 32: Plenty of talent, some future stars and only one QB

    By Pete Prisco | Senior NFL Columnist
    Feb. 20, 2013 9:21 AM ET

    Top 32: Plenty of talent, some future stars and only one QB - NFL, NFLDRAFT - News, Rumors, Scores, Stats, Fantasy

    One of my pet peeves is when people say the NFL draft stinks this year because there are no quarterbacks at the top.

    That is 100 percent wrong.

    While there aren't the top quarterback prospects like last year with Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, the 2013 NFL Draft is filled with a lot of good players and is deep at several positions.

    There is a lot of talent on the offensive line and at defensive tackle, tight end, safety and you can find pass rushers.

    What's not to like?

    It's lazy to say it's not a good draft based on the quarterbacks. And, by the way, I think one, two or even three quarterbacks will emerge as quality NFL starters from this year's class. It's up to the personnel people to figure out which ones.

    I actually had a tough time putting together my list of the top 32 players heading into the scouting combine this week. I moved several players in and out over the past week.

    There is only one quarterback on the list, and that's West Virginia's Geno Smith. But he isn't near the top.

    I still think as the evaluation process plays out, we will see either Ryan Nassib of Syracuse or Matt Barkley move into the top 32. They are two quarterbacks who have a lot to prove in the next two months.

    For now, this is my top 32. It probably doesn't look a lot like the other lists out there, but that's OK. It's my list.

    1. Luke Joeckel, T, Texas A&M: He is the cleanest player on the board. Picking tackles high in the draft is usually a wise thing.

    2. Chance Warmack, G, Alabama: He is a power player who mauled opponents in 2012. He has to be careful about his weight.

    3. Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida: The more I watch, the more I like. He will be special on the next level.

    4. Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee: One year in the big time will scare some people, but not me. This kid has game-breaking ability.

    5. Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah: He is quick and strong. He can play inside in the 4-3 and end in the 3-4. Lived up to the hype in 2012.

    6. Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State: He is big and fast and plays with a swagger. What's not to like?

    7. Jarvis Jones, OLB-DE, Georgia: He has great speed off the edge, but he has some spine issues that need to be checked out. The medical is key for him.

    8. Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri: Some will say this is too high for Richardson, but I think it's just right. He will be a disruptive inside player on the next level.

    9. Eric Fisher, T, Central Michigan: If you watched him at the Senior Bowl, you...
    -02-20-2013, 02:37 PM
  • RamBill
    Rob Rang's 2013 Big Board--Top 64
    by RamBill
    Big Board: 2013 combine should help answer lingering questions

    By Rob Rang | Senior Analyst
    Feb. 8, 2013 4:41 PM ET

    Big Board: 2013 combine should help answer lingering questions - NFL, NFLDRAFT - -

    NFL scouts may have taken off Super Bowl Sunday to watch the Baltimore Ravens hold on to beat the San Francisco *****, but the final game of the 2012 NFL season served as the unofficial kickoff to their time to shine.

    With the official underclassmen list settled, the senior all-star games wrapped up and the annual scouting combine on deck, some teams have already begun building the boards that will serve as their draft-day master lists. The rankings below serve this same purpose.

    The Big Board isn't a mock draft. There is no attention given to team needs or the draft order. It is simply a ranking of the 64 best draft-eligible prospects in the entire country.

    Underclassmen are denoted with an asterisk (*).

    1. *Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M: Having earned all-conference recognition all three years of his career, Joeckel has cemented his stock as the top offensive tackle in college football. In answering the unique challenges presented by SEC defenders this season, he earned the Outland Trophy as the nation's best lineman and vaulted himself to the top of this draft board. Redshirt freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel may have won the Heisman Trophy, but Joeckel could be the one holding the bigger prize -- the thrill of being the first offensive lineman since Jake Long (2008) to be selected No. 1 overall.

    2. *Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia: A first-team All-SEC pick in each of his two eligible seasons at Georgia, Jones has proven himself to be a playmaker against both the pass and run. The 6-foot-3, 241-pound Jones led the country in three critical statistics -- sacks (14), tackles for loss (24) and forced fumbles (seven) despite missing two games (Kentucky, Florida Atlantic) due to injury. As dynamic as he is, the redshirt junior's medical grade will ultimately determine his draft status. He was diagnosed with a mild case of spinal stenosis in 2009 and some NFL doctors may be unwilling to clear him.

    3. *Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State: Blessed with a quick first step, heavy hands and surprising instincts given the fact that the German-born Werner has played just five years of American football, the 6-4, 255-pounder has established himself as one of the country's elite prospects. An immediate standout in Tallahassee, Werner improved in each of his three seasons at Florida State, culminating with winning ACC Defensive Player of the Year this season with 18 tackles for loss, including 13 sacks.
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    -02-10-2013, 06:44 PM