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NFL.com's grades for the top prospects at the NFL Combine

View the top players participating at the 2016 NFL Combine for each position group, as graded by NFL.com.

Check out the entire list of Combine participants here.

NFL.com Grading Scale

GRADETITLE
9.00-10Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-9.00Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49Pro Bowl to All-Pro ability
6.50-6.99Good NFL starter with Pro Bowl potential
6.00-6.49Chance to become good NFL starter
5.70-5.99Could become early NFL starter
5.30-5.69Backup or eventual starter
5.15-5.29Developmental prospect or special teams potential
5.01-5.14Back end of the roster
5.0050/50 chance of making the roster


Top-5 Prospects By Position

QUARTERBACK

PLAYERHTWTCOLLEGEGRADENFL Comparison
Jared Goff6'4"215California6.7Matt Ryan
Paxton Lynch6'7"245Memphis6.4Marcus Mariota
Carson Wentz6'5"232North Dakota St.6.2Blake Bortles
Connor Cook6'4"216Michigan St.5.8Brian Hoyer
Christian Hackenberg6'4"228Penn St.5.6**None Listed


RUNNING BACK

PLAYERHTWTCOLLEGEGRADENFL Comparison
Ezekiel Elliott6'0"225Ohio St.7.2Edgerrin James
Jordan Howard6'1"230Indiana6.1Arian Foster
Derrick Henry6'3"242Alabama6.1Brandon Jacobs
Paul Perkins5'11"210UCLA5.7Duke Johnson
Alex Collins5'11"215Arkansas5.7Chris Ivory


WIDE RECEIVER

playerhtwtcollegegradeNFL COMPARISON
Laquon Treadwell6'2"210Mississippi6.2DeAndre Hopkins
Will Fuller6'0"172Notre Dame6.1Ted Ginn, Jr.
Corey Coleman5'11"190Baylor6.1John Brown
Tyler Boyd6'2"200Pittsburgh5.9Keenan Allen
Charone Peake6'3"215Clemson5.8Javon Walker


TIGHT END

PLAYERHTWTCOLLEGEgradenfl comparison
Hunter Henry6'5"253Arkansas6.7Jason Witten
Austin Hooper6'4"248Stanford5.7Coby Fleener
Nick Vannett6'5"256Ohio St.5.7Zach Ertz
Thomas Duarte6'3"225UCLA5.6Jordan Reed
Tyler Higbee6'4"243Western Kentucky5.6Jordan Cameron


OFFENSIVE LINE

PLAYERHTWTCOLLEGEGRADENFL COMPARISON
Laremy Tunsil (OT)6'5"305Mississippi7.7Tyron Smith
Ronnie Stanley (OT)6'5"304Notre Dame6.7Lane Johnson
Cody Whitehair (OG)6'3"300Kansas St.6.4Zack Martin
Jack Conklin (OT)6'6"325Michigan St.6.4Jon Runyan
Le'Raven Clark (OT)6'5"312Texas Tech6.0Bobby Massie


DEFENSIVE LINE

PLAYERHTWTCOLLEGEGRADENFL COMPARISON
DeForest Buckner (DE)6'7"281Oregon7.3Calais Campbell
Joey Bosa (DE)6'6"275Ohio St.6.7Ryan Kerrigan
A'Shawn Robinson (DT)6'4"312Alabama6.5John Henderson
Andrew Billings (NT)6'2"310Baylor6.4Chris Baker
Kevin Dodd (DE)6'5"275Clemson6.3Michael Bennett


LINEBACKER

playerhtwtcollegegradenfl comparison
Myles Jack (OLB)6'1"245UCLA7.5NaVorro Bowman
Jaylon Smith (OLB)6'3"229Notre Dame7.1Derrick Johnson
Leonard Floyd (OLB)6'4"231Georgia6.5Eli Harold
Reggie Ragland (ILB)6'1"259Alabama6.5E.J. Henderson
Su'a Cravens (OLB)6'1"225USC6.1Lavonte David


CORNERBACK

playerhtwtcollegegradenfl comparison
Jalen Ramsey6'1"202Florida St.6.8Sean Smith
Vernon Hargreaves5'11"192Florida6.7Joe Haden
Will Redmond5'10"183Mississippi St.6.3**None Listed
Mackensie Alexander5'11"195Clemson6.2Desmond Trufant
Rashard Robinson6'1"163LSU5.8Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie


SAFETY

PLAYERHTWTCOLLEGEGRADENFL COMPARISON
Keanu Neal6'1"216Florida5.8Kenny Vaccaro
Karl Joseph5'11"197West Virginia5.7Antoine Bethea
Vonn Bell5'11"200Ohio St.5.6Kurt Coleman
Miles Killebrew6'1"219Southern Utah5.6Deone Bucannon
Jeremy Cash6'0"212Duke5.6T.J. Ward


SPECIALISTS

playerhtwtcollegegradenfl comparison
Roberto Aguayo (K)6'1"204Florida St.5.5Graham Gano
Drew Kaser (P)6'3"206Texas A&M5.4Donnie Jones
Ka'imi Fairbairn (K)5'11"183UCLA5.4Blair Walsh
Nick O'Toole (P)6'3"224West Virginia5.1**None Listed
Tom Hackett (P)5'10"201Utah5.1**None Listed


LOCAL PROSPECTS

playerhtwtcollegegradenfl comparison
Tajae Sharpe (WR)6'2"189Massachusetts5.4Devin Street
Justin Simmons (S)6'2"194Boston College5.3**None Listed
Ben Braunecker (TE)6'4"240Harvard5.2Ryan Hewitt
Steven Daniels (ILB)5'11"250Boston College5.1Jeff Luc
Mehdi Abdesmad (DE)6'6"282Boston College5.0Ropati Pitoitua
Cole Toner (OT)6'5305Harvard5.0**None Listed
Connor Wujciak (DT)6'3"300Boston College4.8**None Listed


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