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2016 NFL Draft: Big Board Top 100

An updated top 75 big board with an extra 25 added. Yes, my big board 2.0 features my top 100 NFL draft prospects of 2016...

Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

It's that time again. Time for an update on my big board.

Last time, we looked at my top 75 players, but this time we'll have a gander at my top 100 with some players dropping and some jumping.

Initially I said there's probably about 20 guys I'd give first round grades and nearly 50 with second round grades. This time, after adding a few more hours of scouting time on a few players, both numbers have grown. So without further ado, let's get into it...

1. Laremy Tunsil OT Ole Miss

2. Jaylon Smith OLB Notre Dame

3. Mackensie Alexander CB Clemson

4. Vernon Hargreaves CB Florida

5. Laquon Treadwell WR Ole Miss

6. Emmanuel Ogbah DE Oklahoma St

7. Carson Wentz QB N. Dakota St.

8. Shilique Calhoun DE Michigan St

9. Ronnie Staley OT Notre Dame

10. Josh Doctson WR TCU

11. Jalen Ramsey DB Florida St

12. Taylor Decker OT Ohio St

13. Scooby Wright LB Arizona

14. Myles Jack LB UCLA

15. Jared Goff QB Cal

16. Corey Coleman WR Baylor

17. Joey Bosa DE Ohio St

18. Noah Spence DE Eastern Kentucky

19. Eziekiel Elliott RB Ohio St

20. A'Shawn Robinson DT Alabama

21. Andrew Billings DT Baylor

22. Nick Martin C Notre Dame

23. Paxton Lynch QB Memphis

24. Tyler Boyd WR Pitt

25. Kendall Fuller CB Virginia Tech

26. Spencer Drango OT Colorado St

27. Cody Whitehair OG K-State

28. Sheldon Rankings DT Louisville

29. Sterling Shepard WR Oklahoma

30. Ryan Kelly C Alabama

31. Rashard Higgins WR Colorado S

32. Robert Nkemdeche DT Ole Miss

33. Reggie Ragland MLB Alabama

34. Kevin Dodd DE Clemson

35. Michael Thomas WR Ohio St

36. Jack Conklin OT Michigan St

37. Darian Thompson FS Boise St

38. Jason Spriggs OT Indiana

39. Shaq Lawson DE Clemson

40. Leonard Floyd OLB Georgia

41. Sheldon Day DT Notre Dame

42. Jayron Kearse SS Clemson

43. Darron Lee OLB Ohio St

44. Braxton Miller WR Ohio St

45. Kyle Marz OT Wisconsin

46. Vonn Bell SS Ohio St

47. Tyler Matakevich MLB Temple

48. DeForest Buckner DE Oregon

49. Kenny Clark DT UCLA

50. Kentrell Brothers MLB Mizzou

51. Adolphus Washington DT Ohio

52. Josh Perry OLB Ohio St

53. Tre'Davious White CB LSU

54. Kyle Murphy OT Stanford

55. Sua Craven OLB USC

56. Vernon Butler DT Louisiana Tech

57. Deiondre Hall CB Northern Iowa

58. Hunter Henry TE Arkansas

59. Eli Apple CB Ohio St.

60. Cody Kessler QB USC

61. Jordin Jenkins OLB Georgia

62. Aaron Green RB TCU

63. Austin Hooper TE Stanford

64. Kenneth Dixon RB Louisiana Tech

65. Austin Johnson DT Penn St.

66. Jonathan Bullard DT Florida

67. Josh Garnett OG Stanford

68. Le'Raven Clark OT Texas Tech

69. Derrick Henry RB Alabama

70. Cardale Jones QB Ohio St

71. Connor McGovern OG Mizzou

72. Jeremy Cash S Duke

73. John Theus OT Georgia

74. Deon Bush FS Miami

75. Evan Boehm OL Mizzou

76. Germain Ifedi OT Texas A&M

77. Jordan Leggett TE Clemson

78. Jack Allen C Michigan St.

79.  Joe Haeg OT North Dakota St.

80. Vadal Alexander OG LSU

81. Alex Collins RB Arkansas

82. Paul McRoberts WR SEMO

83. Deandre Houston-Carson FS William & Mary

84. Kenyan Drake RB Alabama

85. Deion Jones OLB LSU

86. Xavien Howard CB Baylor

87. Kenny Lawler WR Cal

88. Miles Killebrew S

89. Victor Ochi DE Stony Brook

90. Harlan Miller CB Southeastern Louisiana

91. Dak Prescott QB Mississippi St.

92. Max Tuerk C USC

93. Dan Voltz C Wisconsin

94. Cyrus Jones CB Alabama

95. Michael Jordan CB Missouri Western

96. Jordan Payton WR UCLA

97. Dominique Alexander LB Oklahoma

98. Nick Vannett TE Ohio St.

99. Paul Perkins RB UCLA

100. Connor Cook QB Michigan St


  • Some of you may notice my two biggest drops from the previous big board are Connor Cook and Derrick Henry. Simply put, the more I watch the less impressed I am. Neither player strikes me as a long term answer at their respective positions. But both has tools to work with, and should carve out okay careers. I look at Henry and see Brandon Jacobs, and I look at Cook and see Ryan Mallet mixed with Matt Cassel, that should tell you all you need to know...
  • I've mentioned it before and I'll mention it again, the interior defensive line is stacked. Whether you need depth or a starter you will find plenty in this draft.
  • There's some really talented linemen in this draft, and the center and tackle positions are stout. It would be beyond wise for the Rams to invest in each position. As they say, get it while the gettings hot, or something like that.
  • This draft is flooded with small school talent. The difference between this year and other years where there's plenty of small school guys is that there's a lot of polish that comes with this group. Don't be surprised if a run starts on them between rounds three and four.