DRAFT GUIDE: Position Rankings (Top 5)

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Welcome to the Zone Coverage position rankings, as agreed upon by the staff.

Check out our top five players in each category and watch the video explaining our logic behind the choices. Then click through the players to see their individual player pages with highlights, breakdowns, bios and analytics.

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1. Josh Rosen, UCLA
2. Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma
3. Lamar Jackson, Louisville
4. Sam Darnold, USC
5. Josh Allen, Wyoming
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1. Saquon Barkley, Penn State
2. Derrius Guice, LSU
3. Sony Michel, Georgia
4. Ronald Jones, USC
5. Nick Chubb, Georgia
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1. Calvin Ridley, Alabama
2. Courtland Sutton, SMU
3. D.J. Moore, Maryland
4. James Washington, Oklahoma State
5. Christian Kirk, Texas A&M
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1. Dallas Goedert, South Dakota State
2. Mike Gesicki, Penn State
3. Mark Andrews, Oklahoma
4. Hayden Hurst, Virginia Tech
5. Durham Smythe, Notre Dame
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1. Connor Williams, Texas
2. Mike McGlinchey, Notre Dame
3. Orlando Brown, Oklahoma
4. Tyrell Crosby, Oregon
5. Brian O’Neill, Pittsburgh
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1. Quenton Nelson, Notre Dame
2. Isaiah Wynn, Georgia
3. Billy Price, Ohio State
4. Will Hernandez, UTEP
5. James Daniels, Iowa
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1. Bradley Chubb, North Carolina State
2. Harold Landry, Boston College
3. Marcus Davenport, UTSA
4. Arden Key, LSU
5. Lorenzo Carter, Georgia
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1. Vita Vea, Washington
2. Maurice Hurst Jr., Michigan
3. Taven Bryan, Florida
4. Harrison Phillips, Stanford
5. Nathan Shepherd, Fort Hays State
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1. Roquan Smith, Georgia
2. Tremaine Edmunds, Virginia Tech
3. Rashaan Evans, Alabama
4. Leighton Vander Esch, Boise State
5. Malik Jefferson, Texas
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1. Denzel Ward, Ohio State
2. Jaire Alexander, Louisville
3. Josh Jackson, Iowa
4. Mike Hughes, Central Florida
5. Isaiah Oliver, Colorado
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1. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Alabama
2. Derwin James, Florida State
3. Ronnie Harrison, Alabama
4. Justin Reid, Stanford
5. Marcus Allen, Penn State
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TOP 40 PLAYERS
VIKINGS NEEDS
VIKINGS TARGETS
VIKINGS DRAFT TRENDS
ARIF HASAN’S CONSENSUS BOARD

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