June 20, 2024
Myles Garrett

Now with the combine over and with and we sit with just over 30 days until the 2017 NFL Draft, each draft pundit seems to be releasing their draft board and/or mock draft.

I decided to get in on the fun, and give you guys a glimpse on my current draft board, listing the top five graded players at each position.

To access my full draft board, check out this link to my google doc sheet. To read up more on why certain prospects are ranked where they are, check out the vast amount of scouting reports currently posted here on Slant Sports.

With that being said, let’s get into these rankings.


  1. Deshone Kizer, Notre Dame
  2. Deshaun Watson, Clemson
  3. Patrick Mahomes, Texas Tech
  4. Mitchell Trubisky, North Carolina
  5. Brad Kaaya, Miami

Running Backs

  1. Joe Mixon, Oklahoma
  2. Leonard Fournette, LSU
  3. Dalvin Cook, Florida State
  4. Christian McCaffery, Stanford
  5. Alvin Kamara, Tennessee

Wide Receivers

  1. Corey Davis, Western Michigan
  2. Mike Williams, Clemson
  3. John Ross, Washington
  4. Ishmael Zamora, Baylor
  5. Carlos Henderson, LA Tech

Tight End

  1. OJ Howard, Alabama
  2. David Njoku, Miami
  3. Evan Engram, Ole Miss
  4. Gerald Everett, South Alabama
  5. Jake Butt, Michigan

Offensive Tackle

  1. Cam Robinson, Alabama
  2. Taylor Moton, Western Michigan
  3. Garett Bolles, Utah
  4. Ryan Ramczyk, Wisconsin
  5. Antonio Garcia, Troy

Interior Offensive Line

  1. Forrest Lamp, Western Kentucky
  2. Pat Elfein, Ohio State
  3. Dan Feeney, Indiana
  4. Dorian Johnson, Pittsburgh
  5. Ethan Pocic, LSU

Defensive Line

  1. Jonathon Allen, Alabama
  2. Malik McDowell, Michigan State
  3. Solomon Thomas, Stanford
  4. Caleb Brantley, Florida
  5. Jaleel Johnson, Iowa

Edge Rusher

  1. Myles Garrett, Texas A&M
  2. Takkarist McKinley, UCLA
  3. Carl Lawson, Auburn
  4. Tim Williams, Alabama
  5. Derek Barnett, Tennessee


  1. Reuben Foster, Alabama
  2. Haason Reddick, Temple
  3. Zach Cunningham, Vanderbilt
  4. Duke Riley, LSU
  5. Jarrad Davis, Florida


  1. Marshon Lattimore, Ohio State
  2. Marlon Humphrey, Alabama
  3. Fabian Moreau, UCLA
  4. Gareon Conley, Ohio State
  5. Tre’Davious White, LSU

Free Safety

  1. Malik Hooker, Ohio State
  2. Budda Baker, Washington
  3. Marcus Williams, Utah
  4. Marcus Maye, Florida
  5. Rayshawn Jenkins, Florida State

Strong Safety

  1. Jamal Adams, LSU
  2. Josh Jones, NC State
  3. Obi Melifonwu, UCONN
  4. Desmond King, Iowa
  5. Jabrill Peppers, Michigan

Make sure to keep on and eye on Slant Sports as we move along in the draft process for more scouting reports, mock drafts, and rankings from myself and fellow Staff Writer Sean Martin.

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