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2020 NFL Draft position rankings

Dec 28, 2019; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes defensive end Chase Young (2) against the Clemson Tigers during the 2019 Fiesta Bowl college football playoff semifinal game at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The time has come. Our first official top-10 positional rankings can be found below and full writeups for each positional group will be rolling out steadily over the next couple of weeks. These rankings are still very much subject to change with the combine and pro days on the horizon. You can also expect to see more non-FBS names on the horizon as we are still in the process of grading some of those top prospects.

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Offense

Jan 13, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws against the Clemson Tigers in the College Football Playoff national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Quarterback

1. Joe Burrow, LSU
2. Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama
3. Justin Herbert, Oregon
4. Jake Fromm, Georgia
5. Jordan Love, Utah State
6. Anthony Gordon, Washington State
7. Jacob Eason, Washington
8. Josh Love, San Jose State
9. Cole McDonald, Hawaii
10. Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma

Running back

1. Zack Moss, Utah
2. D’Andre Swift, Georgia
3. Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
4. J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State
5. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, LSU
6. Cam Akers, Florida State
7. Lynn Bowden Jr., Kentucky
8. Antonio Gibson, Memphis
9. Ke'Shawn Vaughn, Vanderbilt
10. Darius Anderson, TCU

Wide receiver

1. Jerry Jeudy, Alabama
2. CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
3. Henry Ruggs III, Alabama
4. Laviska Shenault Jr., Colorado
5. Tee Higgins, Clemson
6. Jalen Reagor, TCU
7. Brandon Aiyuk, Arizona State
8. Denzel Mims, Baylor
9. Michael Pittman Jr., USC
10. Jauaun Jennings, Tennessee

Tight end

1. Hunter Bryant, Washington
2. Brycen Hopkins, Purdue
3. Adam Trautman, Dayton
4. Harrison Bryant, FAU
5. Cheyenne O’Grady, Arkansas
6. Jared Pinkney, Vanderbilt
7. Cole Kmet, Notre Dame
8. Devin Asiasi, UCLA
9. Stephen Sullivan, LSU
10. Josiah Degaura, Cincinnati

Offensive tackle

1. Andrew Thomas, Georgia
2. Jedrick Wills Jr., Alabama
3. Tristan Wirfs, Iowa
4. Josh Jones, Houston
5. Mekhi Becton, Louisville
6. Ben Bartch, St. Johns
7. Jack Driscoll, Auburn
8. Isaiah Wilson, Georgia
9. Lucas Niang, TCU
10. Matt Peart, UConn

Interior offensive line

1. Netane Muti, Fresno State
2. Jonah Jackson, Ohio State
3. Cesar Ruiz, Michigan
4. Damien Lewis, LSU
5. Tyler Biadasz, Wisconsin
6. Robert Hunt, Lousiana
7. Nick Harris, Washington
8. Calvin Throckmorton, Oregon
9. Logan Stenberg, Kentucky
10. Lloyd Cushenberry III, LSU

Defense

Nov 30, 2019; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers defensive tackle Derrick Brown (5) reacts during the fourth quarter against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Defensive interior

1. Derrick Brown, Auburn
2. Javon Kinlaw, South Carolina
3. Jordan Elliott, Missouri
4. Marlon Davidson
5. Ross Blacklock, TCU
6. Justin Madubuike, Texas A&M
7. Neville Gallimore, Oklahoma
8. Davon Hamilton, Ohio State
9. Raekwon Davis, Alabama
10. James Lynch, Baylor

Edge

1. Chase Young, Ohio State
2. A.J. Epenesa, Iowa
3. Curtis Weaver, Boise State
4. Julian Okwara, Notre Dame
5. K’Lavon Chaisson, LSU
6. Darrell Taylor, Tennessee
7. Yetur Gross-Matos, Penn State
8. Terrell Lewis, Alabama
9. Josh Uche, Michigan
10. Bradlee Anae, Utah

Linebacker

1. Isaiah Simmons, Clemson
2. Zack Baun, Wisconsin
3. Troy Dye, Oregon
4. Patrick Queen, LSU
5. Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma
6. Akeem Davis-Gaither, App State
7. Willie Gay Jr., Mississippi State
8. Davion Taylor, Colorado
9. Cam Brown, Penn State
10. Jordyn Brooks, Texas Tech

Cornerback

1. Jeffrey Okudah, Ohio State
2. Kristian Fulton, LSU
3. C.J. Henderson, Florida
4. Cameron Dantzler, Mississippi State
5. Trevon Diggs, Alabama
6. Jaylon Johnson, Utah
7. Jeff Gladney, TCU
8. A.J. Terrell, Clemson
9. Bryce Hall, Virginia
10. Noah Igbinoghene, Auburn

Safety

1. Grant Delpit, LSU
2. Xavier McKinney, Alabama
3. Ashtyn Davis, California
4. Geno Stone, Iowa
5. Kyle Dugger, Lenoir Rhyne
6. Terrell Burgess, Utah
7. Antoine Winfield Jr. Minnesota
8. K’Von Wallace, Clemson
9. Julian Blackmon, Utah
10. Jalen Elliott, Notre Dame

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