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2023 NFL Draft: Alabama’s Will Anderson, Georgia’s Jalen Carter and three quarterbacks headline early rankings

The 2022-23 school soccer season has begun and the NFL shouldn’t be far behind. In preparation for this weekend’s slate of college football video games, Ryan Wilson, Chris Trapasso and myself compiled an early record of the most effective prospects anticipated to be out there within the 2023 NFL Draft.

1. Will Anderson Jr., EDGE, Alabama
2. Myles Murphy, EDGE, Clemson
3. C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State
4. Bryce Younger, QB, Alabama
5. Will Levis, QB, Kentucky
6. Jalen Carter, DL, Georgia
7. Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson
8. Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia
9. Antonio Johnson, S, Texas A&M
10. Kayshon Boutte, WR, LSU

NFL Draft followers ought to be accustomed to a number of of the names on the prime of this record. Anderson and Carter have been mentioned as two of the most effective defensive prospects to enter the draft in recent times. The quarterback place is projected to characteristic elite expertise (Stroud, Younger and Levis) that was not current a yr in the past. Levis is the primary switch on the record after leaving Penn State in 2021. Clemson has a loaded entrance seven on protection this season and two discovered their manner into the highest 10 total. Regardless of producing essentially the most prospects ever taken within the first three rounds, Georgia had two representatives within the prime 10 total. 

11. Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State
12. Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame
13. Peter Skoronski, OL, Northwestern
14. Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina
15. Bryan Bresee, DL, Clemson
16. Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas
17. Noah Sewell, LB, Oregon
18. Arik Gilbert, TE, Georgia
19. Tony Grimes, CB, North Carolina
20. Anton Harrison, OT, Oklahoma

Smith-Njigba could be the third (fourth if Jameson Williams included) Ohio State huge receiver drafted within the first spherical over a two-year interval. The stage is about for him to be the first outlet for Stroud this season. Mayer is a well-rounded prospect who won’t take a look at as effectively athletically as Gilbert and among the different proficient tight ends. 

The early rankings are a prediction of what gamers may very well be on the subsequent degree and this vary is the right instance. Gilbert didn’t play for UGA final season however possesses the bodily traits that helped Kyle Pitts develop into the No. 4 total choice within the 2021 NFL Draft. Gilbert initially transferred from LSU. Robinson is the most effective working again prospect in recent times and may problem the notion that working backs don’t belong within the first spherical. 

21. Felix Anudike-Uzomah, EDGE, Kansas State
22. Eli Ricks, CB, Alabama
23. Paris Johnson Jr., OT, Ohio State
24. Nolan Smith, EDGE, Georgia
25. Isaiah Foskey, EDGE, Notre Dame
26. Andre Carter II, EDGE, Military
27. Jordan Battle, S, Alabama
28. Jaquelin Roy, DL, LSU
29. Josh Downs, WR, North Carolina
30. Zion Tupuola-Fetui, EDGE, Washington

Ricks is the second LSU switch to make the record. He’ll play an vital function in a loaded Alabama secondary. Johnson performed guard for Ohio State final season however is now making the transition to the boundary. Smith and Carter are about as uncooked as edge rushers could be however they’ve noteworthy athletic traits. Downs is a private favourite. If in a position to overlook his lack of historically accepted measurement, expertise evaluators will discover a pure route runner who’s elusive post-catch. 

31. Garrett Williams, CB, Syracuse
32. Gervon Dexter, DL, Florida
33. Clark Phillips III, CB, Utah
34. Zach Harrison, EDGE, Ohio State
35. Tyler Van Dyke, QB, Miami (Fla.)
36. Zion Nelson, OT, Miami (Fla.)
37. Brian Department, DB, Alabama
38. Jordan Addison, WR, USC
39. Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama
40. Siaki Ika, DL, Baylor

Williams, Dexter, Harrison and Nelson are faces of potential. Every possesses nice measurement and pure athletic capacity. Phillips is smaller in stature however feisty. Following a short hiatus, a fourth quarterback (Van Dyke) makes the lower. Addison and Gibbs transferred from Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech, respectively. Gibbs shouldn’t be a prototypical Crimson Tide working again however he excels in three phases of the sport. Ika is the third LSU switch to reside within the top-40. 

41. Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State
42. Jalen Catalon, S, Arkansas
43. Henry To’oTo’o, LB, Alabama
44. Blake Freeland, OT, BYU
45. Zay Flowers, WR, Boston Faculty
46. Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU
47. BJ Ojulari, EDGE, LSU
48. Rakim Jarrett, WR, Maryland
49. Jordan Morgan, OL, Arizona
50. Brandon Joseph, S, Notre Dame

The ultimate portion of the record begins with the son of former NFL linebacker nice Joey Porter. Catalon might be essentially the most athletically gifted security within the class however tackling has been a difficulty for him prior to now. Johnston is a big-bodied huge receiver who will probably be relied upon to make performs down the sector. Jarrett has vital upside and may construct on a formidable 2021 marketing campaign. 

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