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Tony Pauline's Outside Linebacker Rankings

Tony Pauline from Sports Illustrated and offers comprehensive position-by-position rankings of the draft prospects for's draft coverage.

Here are the outside linebackers that I expect to be drafted. Detailed scouting reports are available for the top 12 players by clicking the player's name.

Tony Pauline's Outside Linebacker Rankings
Rank Name School Grade
1 Sergio Kindle Texas 1st
2 Jerry Hughes TCU 1st-2nd
3 Sean Weatherspoon Missouri 1st-2nd
4 Daryl Washington TCU 2nd
5 Navorro Bowman Penn State 2nd-3rd
6 Thaddeus Gibson Ohio State 2nd-3rd
7 Eric Norwood South Carolina 3rd
8 AJ Edds Iowa 3rd
9 Rennie Curran Georgia 3rd
10 Donald Butler Washington 3rd-4th
11 Jermaine Cunningham Florida 4th
12 Arthur Moats James Madison 4th
13 Perry Riley LSU 4th
14 Roddrick Muckelroy Texas 4th
15 Keenan Clayton Oklahoma 4th-5th
16 Jason Beauchamp UNLV 4th-5th
17 Justin Cole San Jose State 5th
18 Nathan Triplett Minnesota 5th
19 Dexter Davis Arizona State 5th-6th
20 Cameron Sheffield Troy 5th-6th
21 Antonio Coleman Auburn 5th-6th
22 Kavell Conner Clemson 6th
23 Kyle Bosworth UCLA 6th
24 Chris McCoy Middle Tennessee State 6th
25 Marlon Williams Texas Tech 6th-7th
26 Keaton Kristick Oregon State 6th-7th
27 O'Brien Schofield Wisconsin 7th
28 Alex Daniels Cincinnati 7th
29 Kion Wilson South Florida 7th
30 Stevenson Sylvester Utah 7th-Free Agent
31 Simoni Lawrence Minnesota 7th-Free Agent
32 Tim Knicky Stephen F. Austin 7th-Free Agent
33 Sam Maxwell Kentucky 7th-Free Agent
*Grade refers to round player is expected to be drafted.

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