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NFL draft: Prospect position rankings

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With the NFL combine over, it's time to turn back to position rankings and draft boards to update the accuracy of each position. The tests and times at the combine often carry too much weight, although they do help determine which position a prospect is best suited to play at the next level. Here are the National Football Post's updated position rankings:

Quarterbacks

1. Mark Sanchez, USC (6-3, 225)

2. Matthew Stafford, Georgia (6-3, 236)

3. Josh Freeman, Kansas State (6-6, 248)

4. Pat White, West Virginia (6-0, 192)

5. Nate Davis, Ball State (6-2, 218)

6. Graham Harrell, Texas Tech (6-2, 205)

7. Stephen McGee, Texas A&M (6-3, 216)

8. Rhett Bomar, Sam Houston State (6-2, 216)

9. Nathan Brown, Central Arkansas (6-1, 214)

10. John Parker Wilson, Alabama (6-2, 219)

Running backs

1. Knowshon Moreno, Georgia (5-11, 208)

2. Chris Wells, Ohio State (6-1, 237)

3. Shonn Greene, Iowa (5-11, 235)

4. LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh (5-11, 210)

5. Donald Brown, Connecticut (5-10, 210)

6. Rashad Jennings, Liberty (6-1, 232)

7. Jeremiah Johnson, Oregon (5-9, 208)

8. Andre Brown, N.C. State (6-0 224)

9. Glen Coffee, Alabama (6-0, 209)

10. Javon Ringer, Michigan State (5-9, 205)

Third-down backs

1. Kory Sheets, Purdue (5-11, 203)

2. Devin Moore, Wyoming (5-9, 191)

3. Ian Johnson, Boise State (5-11, 212)

4. Keegan Herring, Arizona State (5-10, 195)

5. Bernard Scott, Abilene Christian (5-11, 195)

Fullbacks

1. Quinn Johnson, LSU (6-1, 260)

2. Conredge Collins, Pittsburgh (5-11, 232)

3. Tony Fiammetta, Syracuse (6-0, 238)

4. Travis McCall, Alabama (6-2, 276)

5. Will Taufoou, California (5-11, 252)

6. Brannan Southerland, Georgia (6-0, 245)

7. Mark Hafner, Houston (6-2, 235)

8. Marquez Branson, Central Arkansas (6-2, 248)

9. David Johnson, Arkansas State (6-2, 250)

10. Jorvorskie Lane, Texas A&M (6-0, 278)

Wide receivers

1. Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech (6-3, 214)

2. Jeremy Maclin, Missouri (6-1, 200)

3. Percy Harvin, Florida (5-11,195)

4. Darrius Heyward-Bey, Maryland (6-2, 206)

5. Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina (6-1, 210)

6. Kenny Britt, Rutgers (6-4, 215)

7. Derrick Williams, Penn State (6-0, 200)

8. Juaquin Iglesias, Oklahoma (6-0 204)

9. Brian Robiskie, Ohio State (6-2, 200)

10. Brandon Tate, North Carolina (6-1, 195)

Slot receivers

1. Mike Thomas, Arizona (5-8 187)

2. Deon Butler, Penn State (5-11, 168)

3. Quan Cosby, Texas (5-9, 191)

4. Johnny Knox, Abilene Christian (6-0, 185)

5. Sammie Stroughter, Oregon State (6-0, 189)

Possession receivers

1. Patrick Turner, USC (6-5, 221)

2. Austin Collie, BYU (6-2, 206)

3. Ramses Barden, Cal Poly (6-6, 227)

4. Marko Mitchell, Nevada (6-4, 218)

5. Aaron Kelly, Clemson (6-5, 193)

Tight ends

1. Shawn Nelson, Southern Miss (6-5, 242)

2. Brandon Pettigrew, Oklahoma State (6-6, 260)

3. Jared Cook, South Carolina (6-5, 242)

4. James Casey, Rice (6-4, 235)

5. Chase Coffman, Missouri (6-6, 252)

6. Cornelius Ingram, Florida (6-4, 245)

7. Travis Beckum, Wisconsin (6-3, 237)

8. Ryan Purvis, Boston College (6-4, 255)

9. Davon Drew, East Carolina (6-4, 258)

10. Cameron Morrah, California (6-4, 244)

Offensive tackles

1. Eugene Monroe, Virginia (6-5, 315)

2. Jason Smith, Baylor (6-5, 300)

3. Michael Oher, Mississippi (6-5, 320)

4. Andre Smith, Alabama (6-4, 340)

5. Eben Britton, Arizona (6-6, 310)

6. William Beatty, Connecticut (6-6, 310)

7. Fenuki Tupou, Oregon (6-5, 332)

8. Jamon Meredith, South Carolina (6-5, 304)

9. Phil Loadholt, Oklahoma (6-8, 332)

10. Joel Bell, Furman (6-7, 315)

Offensive guards

1. Duke Robinson, Oklahoma (6-5, 335)

2. Herman Johnson, LSU (6-7, 382)

3. Andy Levitre, Oregon State (6-2, 318)

4. Trevor Canfield, Cincinnati (6-5, 305)

5. Tyronne Green, Auburn (6-2, 309)

6. Cornelius Lewis, Tennessee State (6-4, 324)

7. Kraig Urbik, Wisconsin (6-6, 323)

8. T.J. Lang, Eastern Michigan (6-4, 312)

9. Seth Olsen, Iowa (6-5, 304)

10. Jaimie Thomas, Maryland (6-4, 331)

Centers

1. Alex Mack, California (6-4, 314)

2. Max Unger, Oregon (6-5, 305)

3. Eric Wood, Louisville (6-5, 308)

4. Antoine Caldwell, Alabama (6-5, 305)

5. Cecil Newton, Tennessee State (6-2, 295)

6. Jonathan Luigs, Arkansas (6-5, 314)

7. A.Q. Shipley, Penn State (6-1, 297)

8. Alex Fletcher, Stanford (6-3, 302)

9. Edwin Williams, Maryland (6-2, 308)

10. Brett Helms, LSU (6-2, 282)

4-3 defensive ends

1. Brian Orakpo, Texas (6-4, 260)

2. Robert Ayers, Tennessee (6-3, 273)

3. Aaron Maybin, Penn State (6-4, 248)

4. Michael Johnson, Georgia Tech (6-7, 260)

5. David Veikune, Hawaii (6-2, 255)

6. Lawrence Sidbury Jr., Richmond (6-3, 267)

7. Paul Kruger, Utah (6-5, 265)

8. Phillip Hunt, Houston (6-1, 261)

9. Derek Walker, Illinois (6-4, 268)

10. Brandon Williams, Texas Tech (6-5, 252)

3-4 defensive ends

1. Jarron Gilbert, San Jose State (6-5, 287)

2. Tyson Jackson, LSU (6-4, 295)

3. Everette Pedescleaux, Northern Iowa (6-6, 305)

4. Khalif Mitchell, East Carolina (6-5, 317)

5. Kyle Moore, USC (6-5, 272)

6. Zach Potter, Nebraska (6-7, 279)

7. Rulon Davis, California (6-5, 281)

8. Pannel Egboh, Stanford (6-6, 272)

9. Bobby Greenwood, Alabama (6-5, 280)

10. Alex Field, Virginia (6-6, 272)

Nose tackles

1. B.J. Raji, Boston College (6-1, 325)

2. Ron Brace, Boston College (6-3, 326)

3. Dorell Scott, Clemson (6-3, 310)

4. Sammie Lee Hill, Stillman (6-4, 331)

5. Myron Pryor, Kentucky (6-0, 310)

6. Terrance Taylor, Michigan (6-0, 306)

7. Chris Baker, Hampton (6-2, 326)

8. Terrance Knighton, Temple (6-3, 324)

9. Roy Miller, Texas (6-1, 310)

10. Antonio Dixon, Miami (6-3, 324)

Three-technique tackles

1. Peria Jerry, Mississippi (6-3, 295)

2. Evander Hood, Missouri (6-3, 295)

3. Sen’Derrick Marks, Auburn (6-1, 295)

4. Mitch King, Iowa (6-2, 275)

5. Fili Moala, USC (6-5, 305)

6. Alex Magee, Purdue (6-3, 295)

7. Ricky Jean-Francois, LSU (6-3, 290)

8. Corvey Irvin, Georgia (6-3, 289)

9. Vance Walker, Georgia Tech (6-2, 295)

10. Clinton McDonald, Memphis (6-2, 289)

4-3 outside linebackers

1. Aaron Curry, Wake Forest (6-2, 246)

2. Tyrone McKenzie, South Florida (6-2, 235)

3. Marcus Freeman, Ohio State (6-1, 238)

4. Zack Follett, California (6-2, 238)

5. Nic Harris, Oklahoma (6-3, 233)

6. Lee Robinson, Alcorn State (6-2, 249)

7. Jason Williams, Western Illinois (6-1, 241)

8. Jonathan Casillas, Wisconsin (6-1, 228)

9. Kevin Ellison, USC (6-1, 227)

10. Mortty Ivy, West Virginia (6-1, 236)

3-4 outside linebackers

1. Everette Brown, Florida State (6-4, 252)

2. Clay Matthews, USC (6-3, 246)

3. Connor Barwin, Cincinnati (6-4, 255)

4. Brian Cushing, USC (6-4, 243)

5. Larry English, Northern Illinois (6-2, 254)

6. Clint Sintim, Virginia (6-3, 249)

7. Victor Butler, Oregon State (6-2 241)

8. Cody Brown, Connecticut (6-2, 242)

9. Moise Fokou, Maryland (6-1, 233)

10. Orion Martin, Virginia Tech (6-2, 248)

Inside linebackers

1. Rey Maualuga, USC (6-2, 260)

2. James Laurinaitis, Ohio State (6-2, 240)

3. Scott McKillop, Pittsburgh (6-1, 240)

4. Frantz Joseph, Florida Atlantic (6-2, 243)

5. Darry Beckwith, LSU (6-1, 235)

6. Jasper Brinkley, South Carolina (6-2, 265)

7. Gerald McRath, Southern Miss (6-3, 220)

8. Jason Phillips, TCU (6-1, 235)

9. Dannell Ellerbe, Georgia (6-1, 236)

10. Worrell Williams, California (6-0, 250)

Cornerbacks

1. Malcolm Jenkins, Ohio State (6-0, 200)

2. Alphonso Smith, Wake Forest (5-9. 190)

3. Darius Butler, Connecticut (5-11, 187)

4. Vontae Davis, Illinois (6-0, 205)

5. D.J. Moore, Vanderbilt (5-10, 184)

6. Asher Allen, Georgia (5-10, 198)

7. Coye Francies, San Jose State (6-0 179)

8. Jairus Byrd, Oregon (6-0 200)

9. Victor Harris, Virginia Tech (5-11, 195)

10. Kevin Barnes, Maryland (6-0, 187)

Free safeties

1. Sean Smith, Utah (6-3, 215)

2. Louis Delmas, Western Michigan (6-0, 196)

3. Sherrod Martin, Troy (6-1, 193)

4. Rashad Johnson, Alabama (6-0, 190)

5. Derek Pegues, Mississippi State (5-10, 195)

6. Darcel McBath, Texas Tech (6-1, 198)

7. Brandon Underwood, Cincinnati (6-1, 192)

8. David Bruton, Notre Dame (6-2, 210)

9. Curtis Taylor, LSU (6-2, 208)

10. Troy Nolan, Arizona State (6-1, 207)

Strong safeties

1. William Moore, Missouri (6-1, 226)

2. Patrick Chung, Oregon (5-11, 210)

3. Chip Vaughn, Wake Forest (6-2, 214)

4. Emanuel Cook, South Carolina (5-10, 205)

5. Courtney Greene, Rutgers, (6-1, 211)

6. Michael Hamlin, Clemson (6-3, 206)

7. Trimane Goddard, North Carolina (5-11, 195)

8. Keith Fitzhugh, Mississippi State (5-10, 210)

9. Otis Wiley, Michigan State (6-2, 210)

10. Al Afalava, Oregon State (5-11, 213)

Specialists

1. K/P Louie Sakoda, Utah (5-9, 171)

2. K Jose Martinez, UTEP (5-9, 200)

3. K/P Graham Gano, Florida State (6-1, 192)

4. LS Jake Ingram, Hawaii (6-3 235)

5. P Thomas Morstead, Southern Methodist (6-4, 228)

6. P Kevin Huber, Cincinnati (6-1, 224)

7. K Pat McAfee, West Virginia (6-0 228)

8. K Jeff Wolfert, Missouri (6-1, 187)

9. K David Buehler, USC (6-2, 227)

10. P Justin Brantly, Texas A&M (6-3, 249)

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