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Giants Now: Bucky Brooks' final prospects by position rankings


Bucky Brooks' final prospects by position rankings

One week from tonight, the 2024 NFL Draft will officially kick off.

NFL Network's Bucky Brooks released his final top 5 prospects by position rankings ahead of next week's festivities.

Here are Brooks' final rankings along with his commentary on each position.


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

Keep an eye on - Bo Nix, Oregon

"This QB crop features several intriguing prospects with franchise-player potential."


  1. Jonathon Brooks, Texas
  2. Trey Benson, Florida State
  3. Jaylen Wright, Tennessee
  4. Blake Corum, Michigan
  5. Will Shipley, Clemson

Keep an eye on: Bucky Irving, Oregon

"This year's running back class lacks star power, but astute scouts can find instant-impact players outside of the first round."


  1. Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
  2. Rome Odunze, Washington
  3. Malik Nabers, LSU
  4. Brian Thomas Jr., LSU (Up 1)
  5. Keon Coleman, Florida State (Down 1)

Keep an eye on: Troy Franklin, Oregon

"This 2024 class of pass catchers is loaded with dynamic playmakers offering WR1 potential."


  1. Ladd McConkey, Georgia
  2. Ricky Pearsall, Florida
  3. Roman Wilson, Michigan
  4. Malachi Corley, Western Kentucky
  5. Malik Washington, Virginia

Keep an eye on: Jacob Cowing, Arizona

"Savvy play-callers are increasingly utilizing slot receivers to create mismatches all over the field, whether putting the ball in their hands on bubble screens and jet sweeps or dialing up various option routes to take advantage of their superior quickness."


  1. Brock Bowers, Georgia
  2. Ja'Tavion Sanders, Texas
  3. Cade Stover, Ohio State
  4. Theo Johnson, Penn State
  5. AJ Barner, Michigan

Keep an eye on: Ben Sinnott, Kansas State

"As tight ends become essential pieces for elite passing games, this year's crop features a bona fide star and a handful of intriguing prospects with starting potential." analyst Bucky Brooks revealed his final position rankings for the 2024 NFL Draft.


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

Keep an eye on: Troy Fautanu, Washington

"The immense talent available at this highly coveted position could lead to an early run on edge blockers once the draft begins."


  1. Graham Barton, Duke
  2. Jackson Powers-Johnson, Oregon
  3. Christian Haynes, Connecticut
  4. Cooper Beebe, Kansas State
  5. Zak Zinter, Michigan

Keep an eye on: Javion Cohen, Miami

"This draft class features a collection of interior blockers with intelligent play styles and positional flexibility."


  1. Laiatu Latu, UCLA (Up 1)
  2. Dallas Turner, Alabama (Down 1)
  3. Jared Verse, Florida State
  4. Chop Robinson, Penn State
  5. Bralen Trice, Washington

Keep an eye on: Chris Braswell, Alabama

"With pass rushers coveted at a premium, the 2024 class should produce a handful of first-round picks with Pro Bowl potential."


  1. Byron Murphy II, Texas (Up 1)
  2. Jer'Zhan Newton, Illinois (Down 1)
  3. Kris Jenkins, Michigan
  4. Darius Robinson, Missouri
  5. Brandon Dorlus, Oregon (Previously Unranked)

Keep an eye on: Leonard Taylor III, Miami

"The 2024 class is full of rugged interior defenders."

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  1. Payton Wilson, N.C. State (Up 1)
  2. Edgerrin Cooper, Texas A&M (Down 1)
  3. Junior Colson, Michigan (Up 2)
  4. Jeremiah Trotter Jr., Clemson (Down 1)
  5. Cedric Gray, North Carolina (Down 1)

Keep an eye on: Marist Liufau, Notre Dame

"The devaluation of off-ball linebackers will make it hard for a 2024 class member to crack the first round, but this group features several prospects with Day 1 starting potential. "


  1. Quinyon Mitchell, Toledo (Up 1)
  2. Terrion Arnold, Alabama (Down 1)
  3. Nate Wiggins, Clemson
  4. Kool-Aid McKinstry, Alabama
  5. Ennis Rakestraw Jr., Missouri

Keep an eye on: Renardo Green, Florida State

"This CB crop lacks marquee names, but coaches and scouts love the overall talent and depth of the group."


  1. Cooper DeJean, Iowa
  2. Mike Sainristil, Michigan
  3. Max Melton, Rutgers
  4. Kamari Lassiter, Georgia
  5. Daequan Hardy, Penn State

Keep an eye on: Jarrian Jones, Florida State

"The seismic shift among NFL offenses to "11" personnel (one back, one tight end and three wide receivers) has forced defensive coordinators to feature more sub-packages with five and six defensive backs on the field. With nickelbacks now viewed as starters, teams have created a separate category for prospects possessing the traits to thrive in the slot."


  1. Tyler Nubin, Minnesota
  2. Javon Bullard, Georgia
  3. Calen Bullock, USC
  4. Kamren Kinchens, Miami
  5. Tykee Smith, Georgia

Keep an eye on: Cole Bishop, Utah

"This position group is loaded with plus-size athletes possessing sticky hands and "thump" ability."

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