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Rankings for the 2024 NFL draft: Top prospects at every position from Kiper, Miller, Reid and Yates

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Our analysts are stacking their 2024 NFL draft boards. How do the top players at every position rank against each other?

We pulled together top-five rankings at every single position from four NFL draft analysts — Mel Kiper Jr., Jordan Reid, Matt Miller and Field Yates. How do their evaluations differ, and which players are the unanimous No. 1s at their positions? How do the analysts view Caleb Williams, Drake Maye, Jayden Daniels and the rest of the quarterback class? How does the wide receiver class fill out, and which schools dominate the front seven positions? Who are the top cornerbacks, and which rushers lead our analysts’ running back rankings?

Get a side-by-side look at all four experts’ positional breakdowns. Plus, we took each analyst’s overall rankings, averaged them out and came up with a consensus top-10 ranking for the 2024 class. Who makes it onto the list?

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Top 10 consensus rankings

CONSENSUS TOP 10 OVERALL RANKINGS

TOP FIVE AT EVERY POSITION

Note: Some prospects are listed under different positions for different analysts.

Quarterbacks

Kiper

1. Caleb Williams, USC
2. Jayden Daniels, LSU
3. Drake Maye, North Carolina
4. J.J. McCarthy, Michigan
5. Michael Penix Jr., Washington

Reid

1. Caleb Williams, USC
2. Drake Maye, North Carolina
3. Jayden Daniels, LSU
4. J.J. McCarthy, Michigan
5. Michael Penix Jr., Washington

Miller

1. Caleb Williams, USC
2. Jayden Daniels, LSU
3. Drake Maye, North Carolina
4. J.J. McCarthy, Michigan
5. Bo Nix, Oregon

Yates

1. Caleb Williams, USC
2. Jayden Daniels, LSU
3. Drake Maye, North Carolina
4. J.J. McCarthy, Michigan
5. Bo Nix, Oregon


Running backs

Kiper

1. Jonathon Brooks, Texas
2. Trey Benson, Florida State
3. MarShawn Lloyd, USC
4. Jaylen Wright, Tennessee
5. Braelon Allen, Wisconsin

Reid

1. Trey Benson, Florida State
2. Jonathon Brooks, Texas
3. MarShawn Lloyd, USC
4. Jaylen Wright, Tennessee
5. Braelon Allen, Wisconsin

Miller

1. Jonathon Brooks, Texas
2. Trey Benson, Florida State
3. Jaylen Wright, Tennessee
4. MarShawn Lloyd, USC
5. Braelon Allen, Wisconsin

Yates

1. Trey Benson, Florida State
2. Jonathon Brooks, Texas
3. MarShawn Lloyd, USC
4. Jaylen Wright, Tennessee
5. Blake Corum, Michigan


Fullbacks/H-Backs

Kiper

1. Jack Westover, Washington
2. Dallin Holker, Colorado State

Reid

1. Ben Sinnott, Kansas State
2. Jaheim Bell, Florida State
3. Dallin Holker, Colorado State

Miller

1. Jaheim Bell, Florida State
2. Dallin Holker, Colorado State
3. Jack Westover, Washington

Yates

1. Ben Sinnott, Kansas State
2. Jaheim Bell, Florida State
3. Dallin Holker, Colorado State


Wide receivers

Kiper

1. Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
2. Rome Odunze, Washington
3. Malik Nabers, LSU
4. Brian Thomas Jr., LSU
5. Xavier Worthy, Texas

Reid

1. Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
2. Malik Nabers, LSU
3. Rome Odunze, Washington
4. Adonai Mitchell, Texas
5. Brian Thomas Jr., LSU

Miller

1. Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
2. Rome Odunze, Washington
3. Malik Nabers, LSU
4. Brian Thomas Jr., LSU
5. Adonai Mitchell, Texas

Yates

1. Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
2. Malik Nabers, LSU
3. Rome Odunze, Washington
4. Brian Thomas Jr., LSU
5. Adonai Mitchell, Texas


Tight ends

Kiper

1. Brock Bowers, Georgia
2. Ben Sinnott, Kansas State
3. Ja’Tavion Sanders, Texas
4. Theo Johnson, Penn State
5. Cade Stover, Ohio State

Reid

1. Brock Bowers, Georgia
2. Ja’Tavion Sanders, Texas
3. Theo Johnson, Penn State
4. Jared Wiley, TCU
5. Cade Stover, Ohio State

Miller

1. Brock Bowers, Georgia
2. Ja’Tavion Sanders, Texas
3. Theo Johnson, Penn State
4. Jared Wiley, TCU
5. Cade Stover, Ohio State

Yates

1. Brock Bowers, Georgia
2. Jared Wiley, TCU
3. Ja’Tavion Sanders, Texas
4. Theo Johnson, Penn State
5. Tip Reiman, Illinois


Offensive tackles

Kiper

1. Joe Alt, Notre Dame
2. JC Latham, Alabama
3. Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State
4. Taliese Fuaga, Oregon State
5. Amarius Mims, Georgia

Reid

1. Joe Alt, Notre Dame
2. Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State
3. Taliese Fuaga, Oregon State
4. JC Latham, Alabama
5. Amarius Mims, Georgia

Miller

1. Joe Alt, Notre Dame
2. Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State
3. Taliese Fuaga, Oregon State
4. Troy Fautanu, Washington
5. Graham Barton, Duke

Yates

1. Joe Alt, Notre Dame
2. JC Latham, Alabama
3. Olumuyiwa Fashanu, Penn State
4. Taliese Fuaga, Oregon State
5. Tyler Guyton, Oklahoma


Guards

Kiper

1. Troy Fautanu, Washington
2. Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
3. Christian Haynes, UConn
4. Zak Zinter, Michigan
5. Dominick Puni, Kansas

Reid

1. Troy Fautanu, Washington
2. Christian Haynes, UConn
3. Dominick Puni, Kansas
4. Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
5. Zak Zinter, Michigan

Miller

1. Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
2. Christian Haynes, UConn
3. Dominick Puni, Kansas
4. Zak Zinter, Michigan
5. Matt Goncalves, Pittsburgh

Yates

1. Troy Fautanu, Washington
2. Graham Barton, Duke
3. Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
4. Christian Haynes, UConn
5. Zak Zinter, Michigan


Centers

Kiper

1. Graham Barton, Duke
2. Zach Frazier, West Virginia
3. Jackson Powers-Johnson, Oregon
4. Sedrick Van Pran-Granger, Georgia
5. Tanor Bortolini, Wisconsin

Reid

1. Graham Barton, Duke
2. Jackson Powers-Johnson, Oregon
3. Zach Frazier, West Virginia
4. Sedrick Van Pran-Granger, Georgia
5. Tanor Bortolini, Wisconsin

Miller

1. Zach Frazier, West Virginia
2. Jackson Powers-Johnson, Oregon
3. Mason McCormick, South Dakota State
4. Tanor Bortolini, Wisconsin
5. Beaux Limmer, Arkansas

Yates

1. Zach Frazier, West Virginia
2. Jackson Powers-Johnson, Oregon
3. Tanor Bortolini, Wisconsin
4. Sedrick Van Pran-Granger, Georgia
5. Hunter Nourzad, Penn State


Edge rushers

Kiper

1. Dallas Turner, Alabama
2. Laiatu Latu, UCLA
3. Jared Verse, Florida State
4. Darius Robinson, Missouri
5. Chop Robinson, Penn State
6. Adisa Isaac, Penn State
7. Chris Braswell, Alabama
8. Marshawn Kneeland, Western Michigan

Reid

1. Dallas Turner, Alabama
2. Jared Verse, Florida State
3. Laiatu Latu, UCLA
4. Darius Robinson, Missouri
5. Chop Robinson, Penn State
6. Adisa Isaac, Penn State
7. Marshawn Kneeland, Western Michigan
8. Chris Braswell, Alabama

Miller

1. Dallas Turner, Alabama
2. Jared Verse, Florida State
3. Laiatu Latu, UCLA
4. Darius Robinson, Missouri
5. Chop Robinson, Penn State
6. Marshawn Kneeland, Western Michigan
7. Bralen Trice, Washington
8. Chris Braswell, Alabama

Yates

1. Dallas Turner, Alabama
2. Laiatu Latu, UCLA
3. Chop Robinson, Penn State
4. Jared Verse, Florida State
5. Darius Robinson, Missouri
6. Marshawn Kneeland, Western Michigan
7. Adisa Isaac, Penn State
8. Chris Braswell, Alabama


Defensive tackles

Kiper

1. Byron Murphy II, Texas
2. Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois
3. Ruke Orhorhoro, Clemson
4. Kris Jenkins, Michigan
5. Braden Fiske, Florida State

Reid

1. Byron Murphy II, Texas
2. Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois
3. Kris Jenkins, Michigan
4. Braden Fiske, Florida State
5. Maason Smith, LSU

Miller

1. Byron Murphy II, Texas
2. Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois
3. Braden Fiske, Florida State
4. Maason Smith, LSU
5. Michael Hall Jr., Ohio State

Yates

1. Byron Murphy II, Texas
2. Jer’Zhan Newton, Illinois
3. Braden Fiske, Florida State
4. Maason Smith, LSU
5. Ruke Orhorhoro, Clemson


Linebackers

Kiper

1. Edgerrin Cooper, Texas A&M
2. Junior Colson, Michigan
3. Payton Wilson, NC State
4. Cedric Gray, North Carolina
5. Jeremiah Trotter Jr., Clemson

Reid

1. Edgerrin Cooper, Texas A&M
2. Junior Colson, Michigan
3. Payton Wilson, NC State
4. Cedric Gray, North Carolina
5. Trevin Wallace, Kentucky

Miller

1. Edgerrin Cooper, Texas A&M
2. Junior Colson, Michigan
3. Payton Wilson, NC State
4. Trevin Wallace, Kentucky
5. Jeremiah Trotter Jr., Clemson

Yates

1. Edgerrin Cooper, Texas A&M
2. Payton Wilson, NC State
3. Junior Colson, Michigan
4. Cedric Gray, North Carolina
5. Jaylan Ford, Texas


Cornerbacks

Kiper

1. Cooper DeJean, Iowa
2. Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo
3. Terrion Arnold, Alabama
4. Nate Wiggins, Clemson
5. Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama

Reid

1. Terrion Arnold, Alabama
2. Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo
3. Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama
4. Nate Wiggins, Clemson
5. Max Melton, Rutgers

Miller

1. Terrion Arnold, Alabama
2. Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo
3. Cooper DeJean, Iowa
4. Nate Wiggins, Clemson
5. Ennis Rakestraw Jr., Missouri

Yates

1. Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo
2. Terrion Arnold, Alabama
3. Cooper DeJean, Iowa
4. Nate Wiggins, Clemson
5. Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama


Safeties

Kiper

1. Javon Bullard, Georgia
2. Cole Bishop, Utah
3. Jaden Hicks, Washington State
4. Tyler Nubin, Minnesota
5. Kamren Kinchens, Miami

Reid

1. Cooper DeJean, Iowa
2. Tyler Nubin, Minnesota
3. Javon Bullard, Georgia
4. Jaden Hicks, Washington State
5. Cole Bishop, Utah

Miller

1. Calen Bullock, USC
2. Tyler Nubin, Minnesota
3. Jaden Hicks, Washington State
4. Cole Bishop, Utah
5. Javon Bullard, Georgia

Yates

1. Cole Bishop, Utah
2. Jaden Hicks, Washington State
3. Tyler Nubin, Minnesota
4. Javon Bullard, Georgia
5. Calen Bullock, USC


Kickers

Kiper

1. Joshua Karty, Stanford
2. Cam Little, Arkansas
3. Will Reichard, Alabama

Reid

1. Cam Little, Arkansas
2. Will Reichard, Alabama
3. Joshua Karty, Stanford

Miller

1. Joshua Karty, Stanford
2. Will Reichard, Alabama
3. Cam Little, Arkansas

Yates

1. Cam Little, Arkansas
2. Will Reichard, Alabama
3. Joshua Karty, Stanford


Punters

Kiper

1. Tory Taylor, Iowa
2. Jack Browning, San Diego State
3. Austin McNamara, Texas Tech

Reid

1. Tory Taylor, Iowa
2. Austin McNamara, Texas Tech
3. Kai Kroeger, South Carolina

Miller

1. Tory Taylor, Iowa
2. Kai Kroeger, South Carolina
3. Austin McNamara, Texas Tech

Yates

1. Tory Taylor, Iowa
2. Ryan Rehkow, BYU
3. Austin McNamara, Texas Tech


Long-snappers

Kiper

1. Peter Bowden, Wisconsin
2. Joe Shimko, NC State
3. Marco Ortiz, Nebraska

Reid

1. Peter Bowden, Wisconsin
2. Marco Ortiz, Nebraska
3. Joe Shimko, NC State

Miller

1. Bailey Parsons, Stanford
2. Peter Bowden, Wisconsin
3. Joe Shimko, NC State

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