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TD Top 100 Prospects



The thick of draft season is here and we're running. Quarterbacks, Running Backs, Corners and Tight Ends carry the weight in this year's class with (and it's not overstating to say) some potential Hall of Fame caliber prospects.


The Panthers have already fired their shot and kick of the draft intrigue right at the top with their newly acquired #1 pick. The best prospects as I see them right now in this class..

 

1. RB Bijan Robinson | Texas

Robinson's X gene is his ability to be elusive in tight spaces. The burst, contact balance and foot quickness he demonstrates allow him more yards than would seem possible at times.


2. QB Bryce Young | Alabama

The Gen Z Doug Flutie. He's a special arm talent in the pocket with the ability to improvise effectively, consistently. His play style is often just on the verge of disaster but he's held it together in Tuscaloosa. We'll see how it works in the NFL. (or Carolina ISS )


3. CB Devon Witherspoon | Illinois

"Throwback" almost always applies to a front seven guy but Witherspoon at DB prodigiously earns that descriptive. He's a tactile, technique sound, shit talking corner that makes plays on the ball and will knock your head off.


4. DE Myles Murphy | Clemson

Murphy's an athletic freak that can be as good as he wants to be. He flashes every trait you look for in an edge defender. His charge will be to consistently play mean as he puts it all together. He legitimately has some Myles Garrett in him.


5. DT Jalen Carter | Georgia

How good does Carter want to be? He's athletically gifted for his size and strength. He's dominated primarily by brute force but will need more precision on and off the field to become the Chris Jones caliber player he could be.


6. CB Kei'Trel Clark | Louisville

Clark might be the most underrated defensive prospect in this class. His game is nearly identical to #1 CB Devon Witherspoon's. He's a playmaker that can mirror in man and closes to the ball with a flourish, he's just not quite as physical as the Illini DB.


7. TE Dalton Kincaid | Utah

"Roadhouse", as I"m gonna officially dub him, is coming into the league at precisely the right time. At a time when the Chiefs Travis Kelce is arguably the toughest skill player to defend in the league, Kincaid, with an identical skill set, could have similar pro projections.


8. LB Nolan Smith | Georgia

Smith emphatically earned the workout warrior award after his combine performance but his film illustrates his foundational ability. He's got violent hands and is adept at holding the edge.


He diagnoses well and can chase across the field. What his testing suggests is that he's got a lot of untapped potential and versatility.


9. DE Will Anderson | Alabama

Aptly dubbed the "Terminator" by teammates, Anderson has a high motor, mature, workman approach on the edge that outshines his less than ideal size and athleticism. He punches above his weight and literally punches his way through blocks along with good closing speed to the ball.

10. DT Tomi Adebawore | Northwestern

Tomi is all arms and speed on film. He's violent off the snap and regularly resets the los but also shows remarkable mobility and range. His record setting athletic testing indicates there's a substantial ceiling to be had here.


11. RB Zach Charbonnet | UCLA

This is nearly how you draw up a RB prospect. Charbonnet checks every trait a team is looking for in a franchise RB. If there's a drawback, it's perhaps that he's not an enormously elusive guy.


12. OT Peter Skoronski | Northwestern

Quick, strong and technique sound, Skoronski jumps off film as a run blocker and generally holds his own in pass pro. A switch inside is possible as his frame suggest an OG but his anchor is not ideal there.

 

13. LB Drew Sanders | Arkansas

14. DT Mazi Smith | Michigan

15. DE Lukas Van Ness | Iowa

16. RB Jahmyr Gibbs | Alabama

17. QB C.J. Stroud | Ohio State

18. TE Luke Musgrave | Oregon St

19. OG Steve Avila | TCU

20. WR Quintin Johnston | TCU

21. S Antonio Johnson | Texas A&M

22. OG O'Cyrus Torrence | Florida

23. OG Broderick Jones | Georgia

24. OC John Michael Schmitz | Minnesota

25. DE Tyree Wilson | Texas Tech

26. LB Ventrell Miller | Florida

27. QB Will Levis | Kentucky

28. QB Anthony Richardson | Florida

29. LB Ivan Pace Jr | Cincinnati

30. WR Zay Flowers | Boston College

31. RB Israel Abanikanda | Pitt

32. OT Dawand Jones | Ohio State

33. TE Darnell Washington | Georgia

34. DE Tuli Tuipulotu | USC

35. OC Luke Wypler | Ohio St

36. OG Andrew Vorhees | USC

37. WR Josh Downs | North Carolina

38. RB Sean Tucker | Syracuse

39. S Brian Branch | Alabama

40. CB Emmanuel Forbes | Mississippi State

41. CB Christian Gonzalez | Oregon

42. RB Tyjae Spears | Tulane

43. CB Juju Brents | Kansas St

44. OG Cody Maoch | North Dakota St

45. OG Nick Broeker | Ole Miss

46. WR Jordan Addison | USC

47. DT Kalijah Cancy | Pitt

48. DE Isaiah McGuire | Missouri

49. DT Siaki Ika | Baylor

50. DT Zacch Pickens | South Carolina

51. S Sydney Brown | Illinois

52. TE Michael Mayer | Notre Dame

53. OG Caleb Chandler | Louisville

54. DT Karl Brooks | Bowling Green

55. S Jamie Robinson | Florida St

56. CB Joey Porter Jr | Penn State

57. CB Anthony Johnson | Virginia

58. WR Micheal Wilson | Stanford

59. CB Cam Smith | South Carolina

60. CB Jaylon Jones | Texas A&M

61. RB Devon Achane | Texas A&M

62. CB Deonte Banks | Maryland

63. OG Chandler Zavala | NC State

64. CB Riley Moss | Iowa

65. LB Derick Hall | Auburn

66. DE Keon White | Georgia Tech

67. OG Jon Gaines | UCLA

68. DE Isaiah Foskey | Notre Dame

69. LB Trenton Simpson | Clemson

70. OT Anton Harrison | Oklahoma

71. S Ronnie Hickman | Ohio St

72. S Jordan Battle | Alabama

73. WR Xavier Hutchinson | Iowa St

74. OC Jarrett Patterson | Notre Dame

75. CB Eli Ricks | Alabama

76. CB Tyrique Stevenson | Miami

77. RB Chase Brown | Illinois

78. CB Darius Rush | South Carolina

79. RB Deuce Vaughn | Kansas St

80. DT Scott Matlock | Boise St

81. LB Henry To'o To'o | Alabama

82. WR Tank Dell | Houston

83. DT Moro Ojomo | Texas

84. LB Will McDonald | Iowa St

85. WR Jalin Hyatt | Tennessee

86. DE Dylan Horton | TCU

87. OC Olusegun Oluwatimi | Michigan

88. WR A.T. Perry | Missouri

89. WR Parker Washington | Penn St

90. S Kelee Ringo | Georgia

91. LB Amari Burney | Florida

92. TE Daniel Barker | Michigan St

93. TE Brenton Strange | Penn St

94. LB Sirvocea Dennis | Pitt

95. LB Darius Mausau | UCLA

96. RB Mohamed Ibrahim | Minnesota

97. LB Lonnie Phelps | Kansas

98. DE Zach Harrison | Ohio St

99. WR Jayden Reed | Michigan St

100. WR Jonathan Mingo | Ole Miss

 

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