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Giants Now: Biggest risers, fallers in Daniel Jeremiah's updated top 50 prospect rankings


Biggest risers, fallers in Daniel Jeremiah's updated top 50 prospect rankings

With the NFL Combine complete and the pro day circuit underway, NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah updated his top 50 draft prospect rankings.

His latest rankings, the third edition of this year's top 50 list, saw several players rise a substantial amount, while others fell considerably.

Here are the players that moved the most in Jeremiah's latest rankings.

Biggest Risers

Deonte Banks, CB, Maryland - Moved up to No. 28 (+14)

"Banks has excellent height, bulk and length for the position."

Bryan Bresee, DT, Tennessee - Moved up to No. 34 (+12)

"Bresee has ideal height and bulk for the position."

Will McDonald IV, EDGE, Iowa State - Moved up to No. 25 (+11)

"McDonald is an undersized edge rusher with excellent bend and closing ability."

Sam LaPorta, TE, Iowa - Moved up to No. 41 (Previously Unranked)

"LaPorta is a very athletic tight end who played in a very limited offense at Iowa."

Mazi Smith, DT, Michigan - Moved up to No. 39 (+9)

"Smith is a powerful defensive tackle with sneaky quickness."

Darnell Wright, OT, Tennessee - Moved up to No. 17 (+6)

"Wright is a massive right tackle prospect."

Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College - Moved up to No. 24 (+5)

"Flowers is an undersized wideout with outstanding quickness, ball skills and production."

Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia - Moved up to No. 40 (+5)

"Ringo is a tall, thick cornerback prospect with outstanding straight-line speed."

BJ Ojulari, EDGE, LSU - Moved up to No. 42 (+5)

"Ojulari is a polished pass rusher with the athleticism to contribute in multiple ways."

Tuli Tuipulotu, EDGE, USC - Moved up to No. 46 (Previously Unranked)

"Tuipulotu was a highly productive edge rusher for the Trojans."

Biggest Fallers

John Michael Schmitz, IOL, Minnesota - Moved down to No. 47 (-16)

"Schmitz is a strong, tough and reliable center prospect out of Minnesota."

Keion White, EDGE, Georgia Tech - Moved down to No. 27 (-12)

"White is a twitched-up edge rusher with a defensive tackle frame."

Brian Branch, CB, Alabama - Moved down to No. 31 (-10)

"Branch was a playmaking slot cornerback for the Tide."

Jalin Hyatt, WR, Tennessee - Moved down to No. 36 (-10)

"Hyatt is a thin-framed wide receiver with rare speed."

Steve Avila, IOL, TCU - Moved down to No. 45 (-10)

"Avila is a physically imposing guard prospect with quick feet and power."

O'Cyrus Torrence, IOL, Florida - Moved down to No. 37 (-5)

"Torrence is a massive offensive guard with ideal instincts and play strength."

Jalen Carter, DT, Georgia - Moved down to No. 5 (-4)

"On the field, Carter is a difference maker and must be accounted for on every snap."

Fell out of top 50: Derick Hall, EDGE, Auburn (previously No. 39); Ji'Ayir Brown, S, Penn State (No. 40); Drew Sanders, LB, Arkansas (No. 44)

NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah updated his ranking of the top 50 prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft.

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