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Mike Mayocks’ top five per position Dan Leberfeld

QUARTERBACK (QB):

1. Blaine Gabbert – Missouri (MIZZ)  JR

2. Jake Locker – Washington (WAS)  SR

3. Cam Newton – Auburn (AUB)  JR

4. Ryan Mallet – Arkansas (ARK)  JR

5. Andy Dalton – TCU (TCU)  SR

RUNNING BACK (RB):

1. Mark Ingram – Alabama (ALA)  JR

2. Daniel Thomas – Kansas St. (KSU)  SR

3. Mikel LeShoure – Illinois (ILL)  JR

4. Ryan Williams – Virginia Tech (VT)  JR

5. Jacquizz Rodgers – Oregon St. (ORST)  JR

WIDE RECEIVER (WR):

1. A.J. Green – Georgia (UGA)  JR

2. Julio Jones – Alabama (ALA)  JR

3. Titus Young – Boise St. (BSU)  SR

4. Jonathan Baldwin – Pittsburgh (PITT)  JR

5. Torrey Smith – Maryland (MARY)  JR

TIGHT END (TE):

1. Kyle Rudolph – Notre Dame (ND)  JR

2. Lance Kendricks – Wisconsin (WIS)  SR

3. Luke Stocker – Tennessee (TENN)  SR

4. D.J. Williams – Arkansas (ARK)  SR

5. Virgil Green – Nevada (NEV)  SR

INTERIOR OFFENSIVE LINE (G/C):

1. Mike Pouncey – Florida (FLA)  SR

2. Danny Watkins – Baylor (BAYLOR)  SR

3. Clint Boling – Georgia (UGA)  SR

4. John Moffitt – Wisconsin (WIS)  SR

5. Rodney Hudson – Florida St. (FSU)  SR

TACKLE (T):

1. Anthony Castonzo – Boston College (BC)  SR

2. Tyron Smith – USC (USC)  JR

3. Gabe Carimi – Wisconsin (WIS)  SR

4. Nate Solder – Colorado (COLO)  SR

T-5. Derek Sherrod – Mississippi St. (MSST)  SR

T-5. Ben Ijalana – Villanova (VILL)  SR

DEFENSIVE END (DE):

1. Robert Quinn – North Carolina (UNC)  JR

2. Da’Quan Bowers – Clemson (CLEM)  JR

3. J.J. Watt – Wisconsin (WIS)  JR

4. Adrian Clayborn – Iowa (IOWA)  SR

5. Cameron Jordan – Cal (CAL)  SR

DEFENSIVE TACKLE (DT):

1. Marcell Dareus – Alabama (ALA)  JR

2. Nick Fairley – Auburn (AUB)  JR

3. Muhammad Wilkerson – Temple (TEM)  JR

4. Corey Liuget – Illinois (ILL)  JR

5. Stephen Paea – Oregon St. (ORST)  SR

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER (OLB):

1. Von Miller – Texas A&M (TXAM)  SR

2. Akeem Ayers – UCLA (UCLA)  JR

3. Justin Houston – Georgia (UGA)  JR

4. Bruce Carter – North Carolina (UNC)  SR

5. Chris Carter – Fresno St. (FRES)  SR

INSIDE LINEBACKER (ILB):

1. Martez Wilson – Illinois (ILL)  JR

2. Colin McCarthy – Miami (FL) (MIA)  SR

3. Quan Sturdivant – North Carolina (UNC)  SR

4. Casey Matthews – Oregon (ORE)  SR

5. Kelvin Sheppard – LSU (LSU)  SR

CORNERBACK (CB):

1. Patrick Peterson – LSU (LSU)  JR

2. Prince Amukamara – Nebraska (NEB)  SR

3. Aaron Williams – Texas (TEX)  JR

4. Jimmy Smith – Colorado (COLO)  SR

5. Brandon Harris – Miami (FL) (MIA)  JR

SAFETY (S):

1. Rahim Moore – UCLA (UCLA)  JR

2. Ahmad Black – Florida (FLA)  SR

3. Marcus Gilchrist – Clemson (CLEM)  SR

4. Quinton Carter – Oklahoma (OKLA)  SR

5. Deunta Williams – North Carolina (UNC)  SR