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                                                         NUC Top 100 NFL Draft Prospects for 2014


NUC NFL Analyst Taber Small gives us his current Top 100 players for the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft. The NFL Combine in Indianapolis, IN will surely have an impact on a players draft status. This list will also change

as players decide to either make their names eligible for the draft or stay in school.


As the list stands now the SEC has a commanding lead with 35 players in the Top 100. They are followed by the ACC and PAC-12 with 17 apiece. After that it’s the Big Ten 14 players and the Big-12 with eight. There are only two players from Non-BCS Conferences. They are LB Khalil Mack (Buffalo) and Derek Carr (Fresno State).


Taking a look at which schools have the most players in Taber Small’s Top 100 we see LSU on top with eight, followed closely by SEC rival Alabama with seven. Then comes ACC Power Florida State with five followed by Texas A&M, Ohio State and Stanford with four each.


There are currently 16 NUC alums in the initial Top 100. Each is denoted with an asterisk. Look for the National Underclassmen to shatter its NFL Draft Alumni record in April 2014.



1. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville

2. Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA

3. Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

4. Jake Matthews, OL, Texas A&M

5.  Marcus Mariota*, QB, Oregon

6. Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson

7. Johnny Manziel*, QB, Texas A&M

8. Marquise Lee, WR, USC

9. Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama

10. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon

11. Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State

12. Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M

13. Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame

14. Eric Ebron*, TE, North Carolina

15. Khalil Mack, LB, Buffalo

16. Stephon Tuitt, DE/DT, Notre Dame        

17. Cyril Richardson, OG, Baylor

18. Ra'shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

19. Loucheiz Purifoy, CB, Florida

20. Ryan Shazier, LB, Ohio State

21. Tyler Lewan, OT, Michigan

22. C.J. Mosley, LB, Alabama

23. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington

24.  James Hurst, OT, North Carolina

25.  Melvin Gordon*, RB, Wisconsin

26. Jason Verrett, CB, TCU

27. Cameron Erving, OT, Florida State

28. Trent Murphy, DE, Stanford

29. Gabe Jackson, OG, Mississippi State

30. Jordan Matthews*, WR, Vanderbilt

31. Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor

32. Haha Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama

33. Kyle Van Noy, LB, BYU

34. Zach Mettenberger, QB, LSU

35. Vic Beasley, LB, Clemson

36. Ego Ferguson, DT, LSU

37. A.J. McCarron, QB, Alabama

38. De'Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon

39. Adrian Hubbard, LB, Alabama

40. Antonio Richardson, OT, Tennessee

41. Marcus Roberson, CB, Florida

42. Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame

43. Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan State

44. Tajh Boyd*, QB, Clemson

45. DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State

46. Denzel Perryman, LB, Miami

47. Kyle Fuller*, CB, Virginia Tech

48. Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU

49. A.J. Johnson, LB, Tennessee

50. Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State

51.  David Yankey, OG, Stanford

52. Chris Smith, DE, Arkansas

53. Christian Jones, LB, Florida State

54. Daniel McCullers, DT, Tennessee

55. Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State

56. Seantrel Henderson, OT, Miami

57. Allen Robinson*, WR, Penn State

58. Lamarcus Joyner*, DB, Florida State

59. Ka'Deem Carey, RB, Arizona

60. Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State

61. Anthony Johnson, DT, LSU

62. Yawin Smallwood, LB, Connecticut

63. Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado

64. Anthony Steen, OG, Alabama

65. Jeremy Hill*, RB, LSU

66. Jackson Jeffcoat, DE, Texas

67. DeVante Parker*, WR, Louisville

68. Morgan Breslin, LB, USC

69. Josh Mauro, DE, Stanford

70. Cedric Ogbuehi, OT, Texas A&M

71. Trevor Reilly, DE/LB, Utah

72. Shayne Skov, LB, Stanford

73. Charles Sims, RB, West Virginia

74. Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU

75. Jack Mewhort, OT, Ohio State

76. Travis Swanson, OC, Arkansas

77. Aaron Murray*, QB, Georgia

78. Michael Sam, DE, Missouri

79. Donte Moncrief, WR, Ole Miss

80. Marion Grice, RB, Arizona State

81.  Max Bullough, ILB, Michigan State

82. Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State

83. Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia

84. Travis Swanson, OC, Arkansas

85. Dominique Easley*, DL, Florida

86. Aaron Colvin*, CB, Oklahoma

87. Chris Borland, LB, Wisconsin

88. Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio State

89. Telvin Smith, LB, Florida State

90. Devin Street, WR, Pittsburgh

91. Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech

92. Craig Loston, SS, LSU

93. Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin

94. Ed Stinson, DE, Alabama

95. La’el Collins*, OT, LSU

96. C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa

97. Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech  

98. Deone Bucannon, SS, Washington State

99. Michael Campanaro*, WR, Wake Forest

100. E.J. Gaines, CB, Missouri


*NUC Alums

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