LB Devonte Fields, Louisville

6’4” – 240 lbs. – 4.75e Originally attended Texas Christian, enjoying a highly-productive freshman season before being limited to three games the following year; was suspended for the first two games and then injured his foot. Dismissed from the team in 2014 after being charged in connection with a domestic violence incident. Transferred to TrinityContinue reading “LB Devonte Fields, Louisville”

DL Davon Godchaux, Louisiana St.*

6’4” – 299 lbs. – 5.20e Became a starter as a true freshman, ultimately spending three seasons with the first team before declaring for the draft. Difficult family situation probably contributed to his decision to declare early. Typically lined up as a five-technique right end for the Tigers on their three-man line; also slid insideContinue reading “DL Davon Godchaux, Louisiana St.*”

DE Derek Barnett, Tennessee*

6’3” – 265 lbs. – 4.80e Has started thirteen games in each of the past three seasons for the Volunteers, all highly-productive campaigns. Has adequate height and a thick build, with long limbs; really looks the part of a pro defensive end. Lines up on the right end of the defensive line in both threeContinue reading “DE Derek Barnett, Tennessee*”

LB Tim Williams, Alabama

6’4” – 252 lbs. – 4.65e Was more of a reserve/rotational player in his first two seasons with the team, but stepped into the starting lineup as a junior and has enjoyed two highly-productive seasons, even without playing many snaps relative to other top prospects. Very tall, long-limbed pass-rusher who usually rushes out of aContinue reading “LB Tim Williams, Alabama”

LB Ryan Anderson, Alabama

6’2” – 253 lbs. – 4.80e Redshirted in his first season, then worked into the rotation and played on special teams the following year. Saw his role expand as a sophomore and has been a starter for the past two seasons. Will usually line up as a rush linebacker in the team’s defense, which generallyContinue reading “LB Ryan Anderson, Alabama”

DE Myles Garrett, Texas A&M*

6’5” – 262 lbs. Five-star recruit who burst onto the scene as a true freshman; produced well for three seasons before declaring for the draft despite drawing a lot of extra attention from tight ends and backs on passing downs. Plays right end for the Aggies, occasionally rushing out of a two-point stance. Offers teamsContinue reading “DE Myles Garrett, Texas A&M*”

DT Jake Replogle, Purdue

6’5” – 289 lbs. Good bloodlines; father and three brothers all played college football. Started his career as a reserve defensive end, weighing just 240 pounds; added nearly thirty pounds and became one of the team’s starting defensive ends the following year, then shifted inside to defensive tackle as a junior, where he’s started theContinue reading “DT Jake Replogle, Purdue”

DT Malik McDowell, Michigan St.*

6’6” – 276 lbs. Worked into the defensive-line rotation as a true freshman, then stepped into a starting role the following year, having started games at both defensive tackle and defensive end. Missed a few games as a junior. Very tall, with long limbs, big hands, and an evenly-distributed frame; may need to gain additionalContinue reading “DT Malik McDowell, Michigan St.*”

DL Jonathan Allen, Alabama

6’3” – 291 lbs. – 4.85 Five-star recruit who appeared in a reserve capacity as a true freshman before stepping into the starting lineup the following season, giving him three years of first-team experience. Team captain. Something of a ‘tweener size-wise; has added some additional bulk for his senior season and could conceivably play atContinue reading “DL Jonathan Allen, Alabama”

DE Takkarist McKinley, UCLA

6’2” – 265 lbs. – 4.75e Originally committed to Cal but ended up spending his first year at Contra Costa College before transferring to UCLA. Worked his way into the starting lineup as a junior, then enjoyed an outstanding senior season. Possesses adequate height and length, with solid bulk; has added over thirty pounds sinceContinue reading “DE Takkarist McKinley, UCLA”