2014 NFL Draft: Teddy Bridgewater, Jadeveon Clowney top Mike Mayock position rankings

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

NFL draft guru, Mike Mayock, has released his top five rankings for each position in the upcoming draft. Here is how he sees each position ranked prior to the NFL scouting combine:

Quarterback

1. Teddy Bridgewater, Louisville

2. Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

3. Blake Bortles, Central Florida

4. Derek Carr, Fresno State

5. AJ McCarron, Alabama

Running back

1. Carlos Hyde, Ohio State

2. Jeremy Hill, LSU

3. Bishop Sankey, Washington

4. Andre Williams, Boston College

5. Tre Mason, Auburn

Wide Receiver

1. Sammy Watkins, Clemson

2. Marqise Lee, USC

3. Mike Evans, Texas A&M

4. Kelvin Benjamin, Florida State

5. Jarvis Landry, LSU

Tight end

1. Eric Ebron, North Carolina

2. Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Washington

3. Jace Amaro, Texas Tech

4. Troy Niklas, Notre Dame

5. C.J. Fiedorowicz, Iowa

Center

1. Marcus Martin, USC

2. Weston Richburg, Colorado State

3. Travis Swanson, Arkansas

4. Bryan Stork, Florida State

5. Gabe Ikard, Oklahoma

Guard

1. David Yankey, Stanford

2. Xavier Su'a-Filo, UCLA

3. Gabe Jackson, Mississippi State

4. Chris Watt, Notre Dame

5. Cyril Richardson, Baylor

Offensive tackle

1. Jake Matthews, Texas A&M

2. Greg Robinson, Auburn

3. Taylor Lewan, Michigan

4. Zack Martin, Notre Dame

5. Cyrus Kouandjio, Alabama

Defensive tackle

1. Louis Nix, Notre Dame

2. Timmy Jernigan, Florida State

3. Aaron Donald, Pittsburgh

4. Ra'Shede Hageman, Minnesota

5. Dominique Easley, Florida

Defensive end

1. Jadeveon Clowney, South Carolina

2. Kony Ealy, Missouri

3. Dee Ford, Auburn

4. Scott Crichton, Oregon State

5. Trent Murphy, Stanford

Linebacker

1. Khalil Mack, Buffalo

2. C.J. Mosley, Alabama

3. Anthony Barr, UCLA

4. Chris Borland, Wisconsin

5. Ryan Shazier, Ohio State

Cornerback

1. Darqueze Dennard, Michigan State

2. Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State

3. Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech

4. Jason Verrett, TCU

5. Bradley Roby, Ohio State

Safety

1. Calvin Pryor, Louisville

2. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Alabama

3. Lamarcus Joyner, Florida State

4. Jimmie Ward, Northern Illinois

5. Deone Bucannon, Washington State

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Silver And Black Pride

You must be a member of Silver And Black Pride to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Silver And Black Pride. You should read them.

Join Silver And Black Pride

You must be a member of Silver And Black Pride to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Silver And Black Pride. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker