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Mock drafts are usually pretty silly

by Pat, Right behind you, Wednesday, October 07, 2015, 09:39

especially ones 6 months or so before the draft. I'm curious just how wrong and useless they are, so I'm going to copy this one down and tag it so we can revisit it at draft time. How many of these "Top 100" players will actually be drafted in the Top 100? 75%? 50%?

I'm grabbing this one because (a) it has 6 ND players in the Top 100, (b) 10(!) OSU players in the top 55, and (c) is from the "NFL Draft Lead Writer" for Bleacher/Report, a position you'd think would require some accuracy. At the very least, it's a snap shot of the Top 100 draft eligible players at Power 5 schools.

2016 Top 100 Rankings
Rank Player School Pos
1 Jared Goff California QB
2 Jaylon Smith Notre Dame LB
3 Joey Bosa Ohio State EDGE
4 Ronnie Stanley Notre Dame T
5 Vernon Hargreaves Florida CB
6 Robert Nkemdiche Ole Miss DL
7 Laremy Tunsil Ole Miss T
8 Jalen Ramsey Florida State CB
9 Mike Williams Clemson WR
10 Laquon Treadwell Ole Miss WR
11 Jack Conklin Michigan State T
12 Christian Hackenberg Penn State QB
13 Ezekiel Elliott Ohio State RB
14 Jordan Jenkins Georgia EDGE
15 Myles Jack UCLA LB
16 Kenny Clark UCLA DL
17 A'Shawn Robinson Alabama DL
18 DeForest Buckner Oregon DL
19 Taylor Decker Ohio State T
20 Su'a Cravens USC LB/S
21 Austin Johnson Penn State DL
22 Shaq Lawson Clemson EDGE
23 Tyler Boyd Pitt WR
24 Jayron Kearse Clemson FS
25 Michael Thomas Ohio State WR
26 Vonn Bell Ohio State SS
27 Darron Lee Ohio State EDGE
28 Jeremy Cash Duke SS
29 Kenny Lawler California WR
30 Josh Doctson TCU WR
31 Vince Biegel Wisconsin EDGE
32 Andrew Billings Baylor DL
33 Shilique Calhoun Michigan State EDGE
34 Joshua Perry Ohio State LB
35 Reggie Ragland Alabama LB
36 Scooby Wright Arizona LB
37 Leonard Floyd Georgia EDGE
38 Adolphus Washington Ohio State DL
39 Cameron Sutton Tennessee CB
40 Jason Spriggs Indiana T
41 Darian Thompson Boise State FS
42 Will Fuller Notre Dame WR
43 Jarran Reed Alabama DL
44 Paul Perkins UCLA RB
45 Jonathan Bullard Florida EDGE
46 Kentrell Brothers Missouri LB
47 Chris Jones Mississippi State DL
48 Cardale Jones Ohio State QB
49 Tre'Davious White LSU CB
50 Rashard Higgins Colorado State WR
51 Hunter Henry Arkansas TE
52 Sheldon Day Notre Dame DL
53 Vadal Alexander LSU G
54 Connor Cook Michigan State QB
55 Braxton Miller Ohio State WR
56 Germain Ifedi Texas A&M T
57 O.J. Howard Alabama TE
58 Emmanuel Ogbah Oklahoma State EDGE
59 Max Tuerk USC C
60 Jake Butt Michigan TE
61 Corey Coleman Baylor WR
62 Sheldon Rankins Louisville DL
63 C.J. Prosise Notre Dame RB
64 Devontae Booker Utah RB
65 Tajae Sharpe UMass WR
66 Derrick Henry Alabama RB
67 Carson Wentz North Dakota State QB
68 Evan Engram Ole Miss TE
69 Karl Joseph West Virginia SS
70 Spencer Drango Baylor T
71 Roberto Aguayo Florida State K
72 Connor McGovern Missouri G
73 Jacoby Brissett NC State QB
74 Christian Westerman Arizona State G
75 Daeshon Hall Texas A&M EDGE
76 Noah Spence Eastern Kentucky EDGE
77 Maliek Collins Nebraska DL
78 Cody Whitehair Kansas State G
79 Fabian Moreau UCLA CB
80 William Jackson Houston CB
81 Pat Elflein Ohio State G
82 Cody Kessler USC QB
83 Nick Martin Notre Dame C
84 Devonte Fields TCU EDGE
85 Alex Collins Arkansas RB
86 Evan Boehm Missouri C
87 Kodi Whitfield Stanford FS
88 Byron Marshall Oregon RB/WR
89 K.J. Dillon West Virginia FS
90 Christian French Oregon EDGE
91 Chris Wormley Michigan DL
92 Joe Schobert Wisconsin LB
93 Sterling Shepard Oklahoma WR
94 Carl Nassib Penn State EDGE
95 Eric Striker Oklahoma EDGE
96 Curt Maggitt Tennessee EDGE
97 Mike Matthews Texas A&M C
98 Michael Jordan Missouri Western CB
99 Kendall Fuller Virginia Tech CB
100 Kendell Beckwith LSU LB



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