2016 NFL Draft: Mike Loyko’s Positional Rankings V.3 (Mid-Pro Day Tour)

Every Monday from now until the 2016 NFL draft, we’ll update Mike Loyko’s “Top 5’s” (and Top 10 for some) by position here on the ticker at RosterWatch. In addition to this content, our RosterWatch PRO members will also have access to his entire Big Board, released just this week, which is updated constantly. PRO members, download V.2 of Loyko’s Big Board HERE. 

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1. Jared Goff, Cal
2. Carson Wentz, North Dakota State
3. Paxton Lynch, Memphis
4. Connor Cook, Michigan State
5. Cardale Jones, Ohio State


No changes from V.1 to V.3.


1. Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
2. Derrick Henry, Alabama
3. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech
4. Alex Collins, Arkansas
5. Paul Perkins, UCLA


V.2: Paul Perkins moves into the Top 5 while Jordan Howard (Indiana) is bumped down to No. 6.

V.3: No changes in the top 5 from V.2 to V.3


1. Corey Coleman, Baylor
2. Laquon Treadwell, Ole Miss
3. Josh Doctson, TCU
4. Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma
5. Michael Thomas, Ohio State
6. Will Fuller Notre Dame
7. Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh
8. Braxton Miller. Ohio State
9. Leonte Caroo, Rutgers
10. Pharoh Cooper, South Carolina


V.2: No changes in the Top 6, Tyler Boyd gets bumped up one spot ahead of Leonte Carroo. Braxton Miller stays in original position (No. 9) despite disappointing combine.

V.3: Corey Coleman takes the top position over Laquon Treadwell who moves down to No. 2. Michael Thomas flips spots with Will Fuller moving Thomas to 5 and Fuller to 6. Braxton Miller and Leontee Carroo flip spots moving Miller up to 8 and Carroo down to 9.


1. Hunter Henry, Arkansas
2. Jerell Adams, South Carolina
3. Austin Hooper, Stanford
4. Tyler Higbee, Western Kentucky
5. Nick Vannett, Ohio State


V.2: The same five players in a new order: two-spot jump up to No.2 for Austin Hooper, Jerell Adams also moves up two spots to No.3. Tyler Higbee and Nick Vannett each fall two spots since V.1.

V.3: Austin Hooper and Jerell Adams flip spots moving Adams up to 2 and Hooper down to 3.


1. Laremy Tunsil, Ole Miss
2. Ronnie Stanley, Notre Dame
3. Jack Conklin, Michigan State
4. Jason Spriggs, Indiana
5. Taylor Decker, Ohio State


V.2: Jason Spriggs and Taylor Decker swap spots.

V.3: No changes from V.2 to V.3.


1. Cody Whitehair, Kansas State
2. Joshua Garnett, Stanford
3. Christian Westerman, Arizona State
4. Vadal Alexander (RT), LSU
5. Joe Dahl, Washington State


V.2: Vadal Alexander and Josh Garnett swap spots at No.2 and No.3, Christian Westerman gets bumped up to No.4, Sebastian Tertola (Arkansas) falls from No.4 to out of the Top 5 and Joe Dahl makes his Top 5 debut in V.2.

V.4: Vadal Alexander’s fall continues as he swaps spots (4) with Christian Westerman (3).


1. Ryan Kelly, Alabama
2. Nick Martin (OG), Notre Dame
3. Jack Allen, Michigan State
4. Max Tuerk, USC
5. Graham Glasgow, Michigan


V.2: Nick Martin moves up to the No.2 spot from No.3, swapping places with Jack Allen.

V.3: No changes from V.2 to V.3.





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1. A’Shawn Robinson, Alabama
2. Sheldon Rankins, Louisville
3. Jarran Reed, Alabama
4. Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss
5. Andrew Billings, Baylor
6. Chris Jones, Mississippi State
7. Vernon Butler, Louisiana State
8. Jonathan Bullard, Florida
9. Kenny Clark, UCLA
10. Austin Johnson, Penn State


V.2: Sheldon Rankins moves up a spot, swapping places with Robert Nkemdiche. Jonathan Bullard makes his Top 10 debut in V.2 at position No.8. Austin Johnson falls two spots to No.10 while Adolphus Washington (Ohio State) is bumped out of the Top 10.

V.3: Robert Nkemdiche swaps spots with Jarran Reed (3) moving down to No. 4.


1. Joey Bosa, Ohio State
2. DeForest Buckner, Oregon
3. Shaq Lawson, Clemson
4. Leonard Floyd, Georgia
5. Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State
6. Noah Spence, Eastern Kentucky
7. Kevin Dodd, Clemson
8. Shalique Calhoun, Michigan State
9. Kamalei Correa, Boise State
10. Jihad Ward, Illinois


V.2: Shaq Lawson moves up one spot to No.3, Emmanuel Ogbah makes a two-spot jump to No.4, Noah Spence falls two spots to No.5 after positing a disappointing 40-time. Leonard Floyd moves up one spot to No.6. Kevin Dodd falls two spots to No.7. Kamalei Correa jumps up two spots to the No.8 position. Shalique Calhoun makes his Top 10 debut at position No.9. Jihad Ward falls one spot to No.10 while Carl Nassib (Penn State) falls out of the Top 10.

V.3 Leonard Floyd jumps two spots to No. 4, Emmanuel Ogbah (5) and Noah Spence (6) each fall one spot. Shalique Calhoun moves up (8) to swap spots with Kamalei Correa (9).


1. Myles Jack, UCLA
2. Darron Lee, Ohio State
3. Joshua Perry, Ohio State
4. Su’a Cravens, Southern Cal
5. Kyler Fackrell, Utah State


V.2: Josh Perry (3) and Su’a Cravens (4) swap positions.

V.3: With Jaylon Smith held out of the Top 100 for reasons of injury, Kyler Fackrell debuts in the Top 5.


1. Reggie Ragland, Alabama
2. Scooby Wright III, Arizona
3. Tyler Matakevich, Temple
4. Kentrell Brothers, Missouri
5. Nick Kwiatkowski, West Virginia


V.2: No changes from V.1 to V.2 post-combine.

V.3: Kentrell Brothers (4) and Tyler Matkevich (3) switch positions while Nick Kwiatkowski debuts in the Top 5 and Dominique Alexander (OU) falls out.


1. Jalen Ramsey, Florida State
2. Vernon Hargreaves III, Florida
3. William Jackson, Houston
4. Eli Apple, Ohio State
5. MacKensie Alexander, Clemson


V.2: William Jackson moves up two spots from No.5 to No.3, Eli Apple and MacKensie Alexander each fall one spot respectively.

V.3: No changes from V.2 to V.3


1. Karl Joseph, West Virginia
2. Vonn Bell, Ohio State
3. Keanu Neal, Florida
4. Jalen Mills, LSU
5. Jeremy Cash, Duke


V.2: Keanu Neal makes a splash Top 5 debut at position No.3. Jalen Mills makes his Top 5 debut at No.4. Jeremy Cash falls two spots from position No.3 to No.5 while Jayron Kearse (Clemson) and Darian Thompson (Boise State) drop out of the Top 5.

V.3: No changes from V.2 to V.3

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